If you think other copywriters are your competition, think again! Working with other copywriters is not only a great way to bounce ideas off another creative, it’s also bound to happen, especially if you work at an agency like Comprehensive Copywriting Academy students Jen and Julie.
In today’s episode of the Build Your Copywriting Broadcast, Nicki and Kate sit down with these CCA classmates turned colleagues: Jen and Julie are both working as successful freelance copywriters—including working together at an ad agency. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like working at an ad agency or with another copywriter, you’ll want to listen in!
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A Sneak Peek at the Episode
[1:30] We start the the episode with an introduction to Jen and Julie, CCA students who now work together at a copywriting agency. The each give background on what brought them to copywriting and how they’ve built their careers.
[7:30] The podcast guests give us some insight as to how they got started with the agency, what the interview process was like and how they found their footing as they began this new venture.
[12:30] Jen and Julie discuss the differences between agency and freelance work, from discovery calls to getting to know their client’s style.
[18:00] As we learn more about Jen and Julie’s work with the copywriting agency, our host Nicki asks what are some of the challenges they face and how do they use those chances to grow.
[23:00] Our podcast guests take some time to chat about what their schedules look like, how they manage their calendars and what it is like working with clients and coworkers from all over the globe.
[35:00] Today’s episode ends with some advice from Jen and Julie for those interested in or just starting a copywriting career.
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