AWAI Success Stories
Looking for a little inspiration? Read some of our most recent success stories below.
And if you want to meet some of the AWAI Members who are now living the writer’s life thanks to their hard work and dedicated persistence, be sure and read our case studies.
Tom Gerencer always had an eye for outdoor fun and committed to living where he could satisfy that need. But when money grew tight at the same time his family expanded, he needed a reliable fix. His two requirements were better-than-minimum-wage income and not being tied to an office. Not only did writing satisfy both needs, but he took it to a whole other level. Read on to discover how this born adventurer is making the most of his writer’s life.
When Cindy Cyr’s boss refused to give her leave to travel to her dying sister’s side, the wheels of change were forever put in motion. But Cindy was able to make sweeping changes to her life pretty quickly, thanks to the opportunities she found through writing. Because of her bold actions, she’s never again faced the pain of being barred from spending time with a loved one when they were in need. Discover how her new path has paid off a hundred-fold since.
Jon Stoltzfus was at the height of his career as an aerospace engineer, looking from the outside like he had it all: high-six-figure salary, prestige, and influence. But on the inside, he was miserable. He turned an eye toward writing but didn’t take the plunge till a major life catalyst nudged him forward. But once he committed to copywriting, he committed fully. Discover how his writing career took shape and how he’s made the most of it since.
Julia Borgini’s work life always involved writing in some capacity, but it didn’t take long for her to realize not all writing jobs are created equal. When life took a stressful turn and she needed a change, the appeal of more autonomy and creativity brought copywriting to the forefront. Read on to discover how she melded her previous career skills with freelancing, and how she’s built a joyful writing life that’s still going strong more than a decade later.
Curious about copywriting? You’ll want to watch this video on copywriter, Chris Allsop. She discusses her copywriting journey, overcoming challenges, the power of attending boot campBootcamp, and experiencing how she experienced life-changing events. Discover the “Ahaaha!” moment that led to a breakthrough.
Learn the art of negotiation from Ilise Benun! Discover how to tackle the “money conversation,” boost your confidence, and network like a pro. And don’t miss her at the AWAI Copywriting Bootcamp!
From content writing struggles to copywriting triumphs, witness Steve’s three-step journey to landing a game-changing writing project!
Uncover B2B’s biggest secret with Steve Slaunwhite! Discover the ONE thing that sets successful writers apart, and conquer self-doubt. Join Steve at Bootcamp for an opportunity to skyrocket your B2B business!
Discover the keys to a fulfilling life with Jen Adams, a former corporate pro turned copywriter. Learn her three powerful tips for crafting a life you love while balancing career, family, and happiness. Get inspired today!
Jonas Munnich began his career in sales because he’d heard it would be a good option for anyone hoping to be successful in business and entrepreneurship. Selling over the phone was not a great fit, but the concept of crafting words to persuade and improve sales fascinated him. Then a life-changing quiz set him on a direct path to copywriting and the promise of a terrific career. Read on to discover how...