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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.”
8 Fun Ways to Cash-In on the Booming Gig Economy
December 10, 2018 (06:21:34 am)
The “gig economy” is booming, and as a writer, you can make MUCH more than average. Freelance writing opportunities can pay $50-$300 or more per HOUR.
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.
Earning Your Way to a Fat Copywriting Check Worth $875,000
December 10, 2018 (08:54:41 am)
The easiest way to make the most money as a copywriter is following these six surefire steps. Plus, you’ll secure your chances of earning big bonus checks.
Why Finding Nemo Almost BOMBED: Discover How Pixar’s Last-Minute “Fix” Narrowly Avoided Box-Office Catastrophe
December 06, 2018 (06:36:31 am)
Three tricks you can steal from Pixar’s million-dollar “cutting-room” process to transform your writing into “A-level” storytelling.
The Key First Step for Every Copywriting Project
December 06, 2018 (08:40:44 am)
You’ve landed a prime copywriting project. But before you dive into the writing, there’s a key step you need to take first to make writing faster and easier.
Second-Generation Copywriters: How I'm Helping My Son Start His Copywriting Journey
September 17, 2018 (06:13:21 am)
If your kids want to try freelance copywriting for a living, here’s how to help them avoid common beginner mistakes so they can succeed faster.
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 …