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Meet AWAI Members Living the Writer’s Life
Retiree Makes MORE in Retirement than in Her Old Job, While Finding Purpose in Writing
“I came back from the Web Copywriting Intensive loaded with ideas. I was so fired up and had gained the confidence to reach out to clients. Within a week, I got 2-3 good-paying customers.”
Atlanta Professional Ditches Heels, Hose For Freedom of Copywriting
“I feel like in many ways that I am coming full circle, coming back to the idea and dreams I initially had when I was younger. But now, I am in charge of my own destiny.”
Wisconsin Engineer Takes 180-Degree Turn into Health Copywriting
“Job Fair kickstarted feeling comfortable with, and getting, clients. And with each new client, I have gotten better at networking and positioning myself.”
How Long Should a Sales Letter Be?
July 20, 2018 (06:22:31 am)
Many writers ask how long a sales letter should be, but that’s not the right question. Discover the one thing that determines the length of a sales letter.
Improve Your Writing by Reading the Right Things
April 13, 2015 (06:46:57 am)
Great writers are also great readers. The same is true for copywriters. One way to quickly improve your skills is by reading samples of great copy.
3 Ways to Make Your B2B Copy More Compelling to Decision Makers
July 19, 2018 (06:48:35 am)
Follow these three tips and your B2B copy will be more engaging, more appealing to decision makers, and more likely to get the results your clients want.
3 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started My Copywriting Business
June 22, 2018 (06:36:22 am)
Kathryn Aragon shares the advice she wishes she had known when building her copywriting business… 3 pieces of knowledge that can save you so much time.
Hosting a Local Live Event for Leads
July 18, 2018 (06:32:45 am)
Host your own local live event to deliver high value to hot prospects. Michele Peterson shares her own experience with this marketing strategy.
Who is Elmer Wheeler … and how can he boost your response rate?
February 11, 2008 (01:56:57 pm)
AWAI staff writer John Wood highlights Elmer Wheeler, one of the pioneers of persuasive writing. Using Wheeler’s tested selling techniques can boost response and transform your copywriting career.
Have a Question?
- What’s the best way to make a living as a writer?
- A: There are numerous ways to make a good living — actually a REALLY good living as a writer. The “best path” though depends on your financial goals, what you enjoy writing and reading about, and how much you want to work. Read more …
- How much money can copywriters make?
- A: One of the biggest benefits of learning to write copy is that it opens you up to numerous writing opportunities, all of which pay very well. From $300 online content assignments to $1,500 case studies, and $2,000 social media campaigns to $10,000 sales letters, there's a wide range of fees. And how much you make will depend on which assignments you decide to take on. Read more …