How long have you been working as a freelance copywriter?
What were you doing before that?
Mostly selling, in various guises from life insurance door-to-door (20 years ago) to estate agency to businesses. I also spent some time in boutique corporate finance. I spent most time in IT – selling anything from early Macs to enterprise systems, software, network solutions and Internet/Web services.
What was the event or motivation that led to your decision to move into freelancing?
Before starting as a writer I worked mostly in sales for about 15 years and always gravitated towards writing the sales stuff that everyone else avoided. Taking product information and communicating it to an audience ...