Category Archives: News
What To Do If A Newspaper, Magazine Or Online Publication Asks You To Write Something For Them 1. Email them back. Say something like: “Hi [name], Thanks very much – yes, I’d be delighted to write for [publication name] and would be able to supply great content every [week/fortnight/month*] to meet your deadline. For this […]
Freelance copywriter Nicola Joyce (“thefitwriter”) has started writing for the strength training organisation Lift Big Eat Big. Nicola’s articles will appear regularly and can be found under her author page >> here. Her first article was about how the menstrual cycle affects training and recovery for strength athletes and has been shared 400 times on […]
Let’s talk about client success stories as social proof. They’re great to have, but they take time to do… Case studies and testimonials are a must. But they take time (and skill). You’ve got to interview the client, ask all the right questions (and listen for the answers!) That’s before writing the thing up into […]
The “hero journey” concept (or “mono myth”) is central to story telling. It’s been described by Jung, Joseph Campbell, and plenty of others. And it’s SO relevant to the fitness industry, isn’t it? Do you use the idea of a “hero’s journey” in your content? It could be for your own story or – more […]
Find me on social media Facebook Twitter Instagram TheFitWriter blog Nicola Joyce – the Fit Writer – is a freelance copywriter and journalist who writes for the sport and fitness industry. Her main website is here.
I know loads of fitpros really struggle with the idea of creating video content. But it’s something you need to be doing – for your FB groups, as video sales letters, for your website… Here’s a VERY quick (10-seconds-long, actually!) fix. It’ll get you over all your fears about video content. **Snapchat** Seriously. Get on […]
Nicola has just finished copy editing work on a fitness ebook aimed at a specific demographic. Her clients – three fitness professionals working together on this project – are delighted. Here’s what they had to say: “Wow. Awesome editing and more by Nicola Joyce #thefitwriter. Love how our little book now reads. Guys if you […]
11 Years Freelance! Yes, it was 11 years ago today that Nicola officially struck out on her own as a freelancer. She had no idea if it would last a year, two years, or more. It seems to have gone rather well! People regularly ask Nicola for advice about freelancing, self-employment, writing (etc). Her reply […]
With a background in journalism and feature-writing, freelance copywriting specialist Nicola Joyce still writes the occasional magazine article. You will find her byline in this month’s Top Sante magazine in the UK (cover date June 2015).
Ahead of the weekend’s boxing superfight for the pound-for-pound crown, here are three articles Nicola was commissioned to write for an online sports betting site. Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2015 fight overview article by Nicola Joyce For the Manny fans And for the “Money” fans The work came via an agency, for whom Nicola acts as […]