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#22: Should YOU become a copywriter? (For some people the answer is no)
Episode 225th January 2021 • Neville Medhora Talks Copywriting • Neville Medhora
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In this podcast we give you a quick test to see if you should become a copywriter or not. Just a few simple questions will generally answer it. 

0:00 - 1:03 Copywriting is exaggerated as insanely easy.

1:04 The "Should I Become A Copywriter Test."

1:15 #1) Have you written anything?

2:16 #2) Are you willing to write for 2 years?

3:17 #3) What have people already paid you for?

3:44 #4) Do you have some existing credibility?

4:18 Skills to have to become a copywriter.

7:00 What if I have zero experience? 6 things to do.

14:25 View copywriting as a skill, not a career.

16:53 So then why did you start a copywriting course?

18:04 Twitter Questions.

18:18 "What happens at the top copywriting career levels?"

19:26 "No references, no portfolios, what would you do as beginner?"

21:06 "How do you find the best clients with no portfolio?"

21:55 "Can you earn royalties from copywriting clients?"

23:49 "What copywriting niche should I go into?"

25:50 "The first principles of copywriting?"

25:56 "Frameworks vs using intuition for writing copy?"

29:04 The Experience Conundrum (how get a gig without experience)?

30:30 Who am I to talk about copywriting?

31:22 If you need further help.

Not saying you CAN'T do it, but just be warned it the easiness of it might be exaggerated.