A major part of setting and reaching your copywriting income goals is to get your finances in order.
That’s right, you need to get a full picture of your finances and be diligent about tracking them if you want to stay on track. In this episode, Nicki and Kate share advice from their experience on how to manage your copywriting finances to help your business flourish. Listen in for actionable tips you can apply directly to your business!
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A Sneak Peek at the Episode
[1:00] Today we are talking about personal finances when it comes to your freelance clients and freelances businesses.
[5:20] It’s okay to take into account how difficult a client is when structuring the pricing.
[7:30] You don’t always remember if a client was a good experience or not, so it’s helpful to have notes outlining the experience, so you can charge accordingly if you choose to work with them again int he future.
[9:50] It’s important to not put all of your eggs in one basket and have multiple income streams (ie. multiple clients).
[10:30] As you gain experience as a copywriter and have different clients you will learn to manage your pitching and outreach to new clients.
[15:30] When working as a freelancer you need to watch where your income is going, and direct your income appropriately into savings for taxes and retirement.
[19:50] When investing money into retirement or taxes or savings, be sure you have made that money first.
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About the Build Your Business Podcast
Ready to turn your love of writing into a successful copywriting career?
Join professional copywriters Nicki Krawczyk and Kate Sitarz to get the tips, tools, and training to help you become a copywriter and build a thriving business of your own. Nicki and Kate have 20+ and 10+ years of experience, respectively, writing copy for multi-billion-dollar companies, solopreneurs, and every size business in between.
Whether you want to land an on-staff job, freelance full-time and work from wherever you want, or make extra money with a side hustle, the best place to start learning is right here.
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Last Updated on September 10, 2023