Building from scratch - Copywriter Gareth Hancock

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When Gareth was made redundant from the building trade he found himself out of work for months. A new dad at risk of losing his house, car, self-esteem... Until he found a freelance job site and started to wonder if he could make money online.

He'd try anything. What did he have to lose? No idea. No fear. But plenty to gain from giving it a go.

Gareth started writing. Writing for money for strangers on the internet. He didn't know that might have a job title. But years later here is. He's built himself a career in copywriting from the ground up.

From freelancer.com, to a job in an agency, to striking out as 'That Content Shed' - a one man content agency, full of all the personality, potential and the work-life balance a dad of two could wish for.

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