Inside a Copyediting Agency with EditorNinja Founder John Doherty
June 30, 2023 (05:00:00 pm)
As founder of the subscription-based company EditorNinja, John Doherty is focused on the importance of copyediting in today’s copy-intensive world. In this video, he discusses with Katie Yeakle what his company does, why editing is a valuable service, and how to get started as copyeditor.
Monday Morning Jumpstart: Full-Time to Freelance
June 26, 2023 (05:37:47 am)
In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, and special guest, Russ Henneberry talk about making the jump from working full-time for someone else to being your own boss as a freelancer.
Living the Writer's Life: Monica Coleman
June 24, 2023 (05:00:35 am)
Monica Coleman had a longtime thirst to help others. Despite a successful career in finance, she knew more was possible for her. It wasn’t till she discovered the power of the written word that she found a way to meld her interests and passions with a versatile writing career that keeps her busy and engaged. Today, she has time for her family plus plenty of intriguing work to keep her busy…
How This Freelance Copywriter Shifted to a Dream In-House Position
June 23, 2023 (05:01:43 pm)
Freelance writer Lisa Schmidt recently landed a dream full-time staff writer position. Why the switch after eight years of freelancing? Lisa said, “I was looking to create more stability in my income and to be a part of a much larger mission.” See how it all unfolded, along with Lisa’s advice.
“But I’m a Fiction Writer”… 3 Myths about Copywriting that Hold You Back from Writing for a Living
June 22, 2023 (12:38:29 pm)
After fighting a battle between the pursuit of ‘artistic’ creative writing vs. ‘commercial’ copywriting, Deann Rasch found a new perspective. She created a listicle debunking three myths about copywriting that may hold a new writer back from getting well-paid to do what they love.
Pre-Bootcamp Playback Session: Connecting with Confidence for Your Copywriting Career — Create Your Own Bodacious Bootcamp Experience
June 20, 2023 (03:03:42 pm)
Pam Foster met with Bootcamp alumni and heard their insider secrets on making the most out of your Bootcamp experience. Discover how Bootcamp sparked amazing careers for them… what they did specifically during and after Bootcamp… and where they are now as thriving writers.
Monday Morning Jumpstart: 4 Pillars of Business: Sales
June 19, 2023 (05:52:32 am)
In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, Ted Capshaw and Jade Trueblood talk about Sales, the fourth pillar in the 4 Pillars of Business. It’s vital to know that you are a writer, you are a business, and you are a salesperson.
The Fun Starts NOW in Our Private Facebook Community! Meet Your Bootcamp Family There, Today
June 17, 2023 (01:10:43 pm)
Register for Bootcamp and become part of our growing, enthusiastic group of Bootcamp attendees and experts, along with AWAI team members, who are already connecting in the private Bootcamp Facebook community.
Bootcamp 2023 Welcome
June 17, 2023 (01:02:36 pm)
For 26 years, AWAI’s Copywriting Success & Getting Clients Bootcamp has launched the careers of countless copywriters and helped countless more ‘level up’ their writing skills and income.
Prize Winner Announced for AWAI's 4 Days to $400 Writing Challenge
June 17, 2023 (07:36:12 am)
Congratulations to Deann Rasch, the winning blog post writer out of 13 finalists in our special program for new freelance writers — AWAI's 4 Days to $400 Writing Challenge. This program is for aspiring professional freelance writers learning the ropes for the first time through AWAI.
“You’re Going to AWAI’s Bootcamp!” Three Ad Writing Contest Winners Chosen to Receive a Ticket to Attend The Copywriting Event of the Year
June 17, 2023 (05:07:09 am)
Congratulations to the three winners of May’s Ad Writing Contest, sponsored by The Writer’s Life. The prize winners were awarded a ticket to AWAI’s 2023 Copywriting Success & Getting Clients Bootcamp for writing compelling ad copy encouraging writers to attend The Copywriting Event of the Year.
Living the Writer's Life: Chad Myers
June 17, 2023 (05:00:37 am)
Chad Myers set out for his first job in media with gusto, but he soon realized it wasn’t all he’d dreamed it would be. He wasn’t long into the disappointment before he came across copywriting and recognized it as the trampoline that could vault him toward his biggest life dreams. Read on to discover how those dreams intersect with writing, and what he’s doing to make sure they all come true.
Monday Morning Jumpstart: 4 Pillars of Business: Finance
June 12, 2023 (05:39:52 am)
In today’s episode, Ted Capshaw and Jade Trueblood talk about the third pillar: Finance. Because the money is what gets you to whatever you want your version of the writer’s life to be, it’s important to know how to make money… But you also need to understand the importance of effectively handling the money.
Powerhouse Speakers Set for AWAI’s 2023 Copywriting Success & Getting Clients Bootcamp 2023
June 08, 2023 (08:00:50 am)
AWAI announces its world-class roster of speakers for the 2023 AWAI Copywriting Success & Getting Clients Bootcamp. In October, this “who’s who” of copywriting, content marketing, and freelance business growth experts will share new techniques, secrets, and strategies based on what's working now.
Monday Morning Jumpstart: 4 Pillars of Business: Systems & Techniques
June 05, 2023 (05:20:41 am)
In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, Ted and Jade talk about the second pillar in the 4 Pillars of Business: Systems & Techniques. Ted and Jade break down how to set up systems and techniques that work for you to create a better business — especially in our ever-changing industry. And, Ted reveals the questions to ask yourself to identify what you need to put in place, and how to assess them as you move forward.