When I say pleasurable, don’t think I imagine that organisation has to be something you do instead of sex.
Author Archives: Lola Small
How do I R-E-L-A-X?
Relaxation is key to being a freelancer. It’s very possible for you to end up in a perpetual state of alertness. If you’re one of those people still waking up in a sweat at 2 am wondering if you’ve sent that email reminder, then this is for you. I actually come from a family ofContinue reading “How do I R-E-L-A-X?”
What are my priorities in life?
Gadgets I’m a big fan of a gadget. Think 007, gadgets should be specifically useful to their owners. The best thing is, that people have started to cotton on to this too, and they buy me other gadgets. This Christmas, I got a torch with extendable magnetic parts on either side. Great for grabbing thingsContinue reading “What are my priorities in life?”
What’s on my lockdown desk?
I’m a relatively new to the freelancing world but I’m definitely enjoying it. Being my own boss has been incredibly freeing. I’ve always been a bit of a Jack (or in this case Jane) of all trades, so it makes sense that having more control and freedom over my work is gratifying. As a classicContinue reading “What’s on my lockdown desk?”
Some of my favourite quotes…
Selling the sizzle not the sex…
How do you sell the sizzle when the sizzle is something you don’t believe in/
My daily planner: A copywriters’ day
I always check my Trello. Trello is genuinely the only way I can keep track of home and work-based tasks.
How to use apps and websites to get the best out of freelancing
There’s a lot of changes that have been made to our daily lives because of Covid-19 restrictions. For me, the first thing that changed was becoming a freelancer. I spend a lot of my time at work or working and little has changed. The longer you spend at work is the more time you haveContinue reading “How to use apps and websites to get the best out of freelancing”
Lockdown Goals: What I’m hoping to achieve in the 2021 lockdown
Have you been bread-making? Are you painting watercolour masterpieces? Were you the reason for the sold out fitness equipment in April 2020? Yep. Me too. For the most part, all of these types of things have been great for keeping us all moving. I have to say I’ve built shelves and I’ve been landscaping theContinue reading “Lockdown Goals: What I’m hoping to achieve in the 2021 lockdown”
The 6 things I’ve learnt about freelance copywriting
I’m relatively new to copywriting. Usually I worked on the sales side so I had to write copy that could get me the sale over the phone. I’m a writer but in most start-ups and SMEs where I’ve spent the vast majority of my career – you have to be multifaceted. So I’ve only beenContinue reading “The 6 things I’ve learnt about freelance copywriting”