Writer news…. Procopywriters survey and conference

There were two big pieces of news released this week from Procopywriters, the professional membership for copywriters in the UK. 2018 copywriting survey First up, Procopywriters released their 2018 copywriting survey this week. Interesting numbers for Scottish copywriters: Scottish membership remains steady at 5% The average daily rate for Scotland is now £284 The average
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In other news… setting strategies, self care, and ladies get sued

I like to share the stories of other people who inspire me, even if the topics aren’t strictly related to writing and editing. What are your favourite non-writing topics? Let me know here or connect with me on Twitter. Productivity One of my favourite Medium writers, Ayodeji Awosika, released 5 Signs You’re MUCH Closer to Your
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TSB in crisis – where did the humans go?

If you’re a TSB customer like me, you went into the weekend on 20 April thinking that the bank’s planned online downtime was a routine upgrade of their online banking. You certainly didn’t expect to be locked out of your account indefinitely. But here we are. There have been some great articles covering the meltdown,
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Stop talking about digital transformation. Talk to your people.

If you’ve been avoiding all news for the past three years (I’m jealous, by the way), we’re undergoing a crazy pace of change in almost every major part of our business and personal lives. A lot of this change is driven by technology, but some of it is because of slicker business strategies. The world
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Amazon Author Academy Glasgow 2018

Amazon held their annual Author Academy event at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow on 17 April 2018. My old nickname was ‘Amazon girl’ at work. Of course I was going to go. I didn’t earn my nickname from being a Kindle bookworm sadly. In 2011, I built a workshop around Amazon’s Kindle publishing instead of
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