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A Single LinkedIn Connection Launched This Teacher’s Freelance Writing Career
March 19, 2023 (12:00:51 pm)
Middle school teacher Yvonne Audi landed her first freelance writing client (in the education industry) through her LinkedIn profile. Find out how that single LinkedIn connection launched her freelance business, and how LinkedIn can pave the way for your writing career, too.
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.
Meet Marketers Who Need Freelance Writers Now — Free Webinar and Q&A
May 20, 2022 (05:01:25 pm)
Writers are in big demand as marketers look to take advantage of the massive increase in the number of people researching and making buying decisions online. Meet with marketers looking to hire now … and hear firsthand what they’re looking for in a writer.
Get Predictable Writing Income with Retainer Deals — Free Webinar and Q&A
April 01, 2022 (05:00:42 am)
Find out how you can land retainer deals for steady freelance writing projects — and paychecks — you can count on month after month.
Need Freelance Writing Clients? Swipe These 5 Proven Strategies
January 15, 2022 (05:30:45 am)
To build your freelance copywriting business, use these five proven client-getting strategies from successful Circle of Success members. Plus, discover nine bonus client-getting tips you can apply right away.
Marketer Spotlight: David Cross, Director of Marketing for CopyPress. WANTED: Content Writers Able to Work on a Variety of Projects for a Diverse International Clientele
December 17, 2021 (07:30:29 am)
AWAI’s executive director, Katie Yeakle, spoke to David Cross, CopyPress’s director of marketing, about an exciting opportunity for content writers.
7 Ways to Land Your First (or Next) Client
December 08, 2021 (05:23:57 am)
Now’s the ideal time to set yourself up for success. Take a proactive stance by following these seven steps, and you’ll give yourself a head start on new opportunities in the writing industry.
Worried About Charging High Fees? Why You Must Charge What You’re Worth
December 07, 2021 (05:47:29 am)
Setting fees is a challenge for new writers. But, you need to know your value, and understand why you’re worth as much as you are. You have specialized skills businesses need… here’s why you should set your fees accordingly.
Marketing 101 for Writers: Get More Assignments and Make More Money by Knowing the Basics — Free Webinar and Q&A
December 04, 2021 (05:00:07 am)
Learn basic marketing and you’ll become a more valuable writer.
How to Land High-Paying Writing Work (The Easy Way!)
November 12, 2021 (05:21:33 am)
There’s an “easy way” you can build your writing career, and it’s the path Mindy McHorse used to start her decade-long, consistent six-figure career. She shares the details here on how to make it work for you…
How a Simple Checklist Helped Start the Writing Careers of These Three Members
October 13, 2021 (05:45:17 am)
Site Audits are a simple way to get a foot in the door with new clients. Here’s how using this checklist tactic worked for three AWAI members and led to more writing projects…
Attract High-Quality Writing Clients with a Niche or a Specialty
October 07, 2021 (05:22:16 am)
To find better-quality clients — clients who place a premium on what good writing can do for their businesses and are willing to pay well for it — position yourself with a niche or specialty. Or even a hybrid of the two. Here’s how…
Top 10 Places to Find Freelance Writing Clients — Free Webinar and Q&A
October 02, 2021 (05:00:50 am)
Join us for this FREE session to learn about 10 of the best places to find freelance writing clients.
How LinkedIn Got Me Where I Wanted to Go as a Writer
September 20, 2021 (05:10:48 am)
Pursuing her lifelong dream of being a copywriter, Lisa Bjornstad found that following the directions of those who’d gone before her helped her land her first client. Here are the five steps that worked for her…
Hungry Client Alert! Affiliate Managers Need Help Now — and Even Beginning Writers Are Welcome
September 07, 2021 (05:21:14 am)
To help you get clients in one of the hottest markets today, check out affiliate marketing. Read this so you’ll know who Affiliate Managers are, what they do, the niches and copy projects they like, and how you can land your first clients.
No Bites on Your LinkedIn Profile? 3 Simple Things to Try
September 02, 2021 (05:17:52 am)
Marketing is all about timing. Your ideal clients need to be in their moment of need in order to find you and engage you for a project. Here’s how to put yourself in the right place to be found when they need help…
Having Pricing Challenges? 8 Things to Try
July 30, 2021 (05:39:59 am)
Knowing what fees to charge prospective clients is an ongoing question for beginning (and advanced) writers. Here are eight options to test to find the best solutions for you.
How to Create Samples for Starting a Freelance Writing Career — Free Webinar and Q&A
July 17, 2021 (05:00:38 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar to learn how to put together a portfolio of professional samples — even if you’re just starting a freelance writing career and you’ve never worked with clients.
Package Pricing for Your Writing Services – Is It Right for You?
July 14, 2021 (08:00:21 am)
When thinking about pricing your copywriting services, have you considered offering packages? Packing pricing can elevate your value in your client’s eyes.
Say Yes to Opportunity… and Then Figure It Out
June 16, 2021 (08:00:17 am)
If you want to create more opportunity as a writer, you need to start saying yes to opportunity… even if you’re inexperienced. You can figure it out!