Timeless Principles on Starting Your Copywriting Career
September 30, 2022 (05:05:38 am)
This article from legendary copywriter Bob Bly was published in Writers Digest in January 2009 — yet it still holds up today. Bob wrote about eight money-making strategies that would serve anyone well who wants to make an excellent income as a copywriter.
Here’s How to Get Paid to Write Feel-Good Stories for Your Clients
September 26, 2022 (03:13:11 pm)
Writing case studies is no different from writing a good story. And because companies rely on them so much, you could earn a handsome living as a specialist when you know how to write these customer success stories.
Monday Morning Jumpstart: Added Benefits of Being a Solopreneur
September 26, 2022 (05:28:30 am)
In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood talk about some hidden benefits you may not be aware of … and how you can best take advantage of them.
Inside the Case Study Opportunity with Casey Hibbard
September 26, 2022 (05:00:14 am)
The heart of writing is the ability to tell a good story, and freelance writer Casey Hibbard has virtually perfected the craft. Even better, she’s built a career out of telling stories through case studies.
Living the Writer's Life: Craig Grossman
September 24, 2022 (05:00:44 am)
Inspiration can come from anywhere. For Craig Grossman, inspiration comes from various aspects of the AWAI courses he’s studied or even from his clients. He’ll take one idea and turn it into a blog article or use it to enhance a website. That is just one of the skills this gourmet-food-brokerage-owner-turned-copywriter uses to run his new B2B copywriting business. Today, Craig truly is an artist and writing is his creative outlet. Enjoy his story…
Write a Quick Case Study Headline — and You Could Earn $200
September 20, 2022 (03:54:41 am)
Practice is the best way to keep improving as an online copywriter. Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.
Monday Morning Jumpstart: Know Your Worth
September 19, 2022 (05:16:54 am)
In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood help you to clearly understand your value, so you can know your worth, and charge clients accordingly.
Living the Writer's Life: Holly Emery
September 17, 2022 (05:00:50 am)
When Holly Emery took AWAI’s Master Certification for Direct Response Copywriters, she was hoping to build a career to take her away from a job in the private sector. Then, a chance referral from a friend who introduced her to a client in the mindset coaching niche. In this interview, you’ll learn how Holly was able to navigate this first big project and even secure a monthly retainer. Plus, you’ll find out how Holly avoids ever having to write under pressure. Her “nightstand trick” may just help you sleep better too!
Side Hustles Are BOOMING in 2022 … Here Are Seven Reasons Copywriting Is STILL the Best One!
September 13, 2022 (03:00:26 pm)
These days it seems like everyone is doing something on the side to make a bit of extra money … According to Zapier, 40% of Americans currently have a side hustle. And that number is up from about a third just two years ago! Here are seven reasons copywriting is STILL the best one!
Monday Morning Jumpstart: Diversify Your Skillset
September 12, 2022 (05:23:32 am)
In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood help you determine what’s next for you … so can diversify your skillset, while not getting overwhelmed trying to learn more than necessary.
How AWAI’s Copywriting Success & Getting Clients Bootcamp Became Ground Zero for Launching Successful Writing Careers
September 10, 2022 (08:32:53 am)
AWAI member Jon Stoltzfus is a textbook case of someone who experienced breakthrough success very quickly after attending his first Bootcamp. Read more about him!
Why Writing for Local Clients Gives You the Home Field Advantage
September 09, 2022 (05:30:33 am)
Just as local, home field advantage is real in sports, it’s real in business, too. The Buy Local movement continues to thrive, making Write Local a smart strategy for starting your writer’s life. Here are at least five ways local clients give you a competitive edge.
Become a T-Shaped Writer to Boost Your Income and Opportunities
September 07, 2022 (05:00:40 am)
There’s so much opportunity in today’s digital marketing landscape for you as a writer, and it’s because your clients have lots of ways to reach their prospects and customers. This creates a wide and massive opportunity for YOU to become a “T-Shaped” writer.
8 Essential Copywriting Skills to Launch a Lucrative Career
September 06, 2022 (01:06:10 pm)
Learn 8 essential copywriting skills to kick-start your writing career. Bonus: You might already know some of them!
Monday Morning Jumpstart: Benefits of Being a Solopreneur
September 05, 2022 (05:45:25 am)
This week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session goes deep – as Success Coach Ted Capshaw and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, discuss why you need to focus on the “true benefits” of what being a writer means to you.
Inside Local SEO Content Writing Opportunities — Free Webinar and Q&A
September 03, 2022 (05:00:04 am)
There are all kinds of freelance writing clients in your own geographic region — local clients who need help with SEO content writing to attract more online traffic and sales. Join us to discover what SEO content writing can do for local businesses … how to find clients near you … and resources to get started right away.
Why the “September Advantage” Can Kick-Start Your Writing Income
September 02, 2022 (04:24:14 pm)
Marketers use a “magic calendar” to guide what they do. Learn what it is, and how you can use this information to land clients and keep busy for months to come… Even if you’re just starting your writing career.
Two Tricks To Help You Catch Errors In Your Writing
September 02, 2022 (05:00:32 am)
As a freelance writer, you want to make sure everything you submit to your client is as perfect as it can be. Here are two tips that can help you catch the errors in your writing.