AWAI Announces Brand-New Program
Speech Writing Success! The Craft and Business of Speech Writing

AWAI announced today the launch of Speech Writing Success! The Craft and Business of Speech Writing. It’s a brand-new program dedicated to helping freelance writers break into an under-the-radar industry: speech writing.

Freelancers who serve this niche don’t have to worry about writing traditional sales copy … or persuading in print. And, even though this kind of writing isn’t tied to the sales process, it’s still in VERY high demand.

It’s a fun, exciting and “different” way to earn a living as a freelance writer without writing a word of marketing copy.

The market for speeches is huge but underserved. There are thousands of potential clients in need of professionally-written speeches.

So who needs all these speeches? Local businesses, government officials, CEOs, community leaders, corporate managers, nonprofits and more … all depend on speech writers to help them out..

And they’re happy to pay for this service, anywhere from $2,700 to $10,000 per project.

Their big worry isn’t about saving money on a cheap job. They’re much more concerned about saving time – which to them is money anyway.

And considering there aren’t many writers who specialize in speech writing … you could easily make a name for yourself in this niche.

Just as with any type of writing, you can learn to be a speech writer. But it definitely helps to have someone with experience to guide you.

Speech Writing Success! The Craft and Business of Speech Writing was created in collaboration with Colin Moorhouse, who’s working as a freelance speechwriter to government agencies, industry leaders, and nonprofits for the last 17 years. He’s also a skilled teacher, offering workshops and seminars on speechwriting to Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Toastmasters International, the International Association of Business Communicators, and more.

Colin will not only give you the tips and tricks to writing speeches … he’ll also give you advice on marketing yourself and getting clients.

With this program you’ll learn:

  • How to find your client’s “voice” and use it effectively throughout the speech
  • The single-most important part of any speech – and how to tackle it effectively
  • How to “write for the ear”
  • The keys to effective research – and how to know when enough is enough
  • And much more …

Basically, you get Colin’s complete, step-by-step blueprint for speech writing success.

And if you sign up before Aug. 11, you are eligible for this bonus: a series of four hour-long teleseminar trainings from Colin himself covering:

  • The 6 factors in crafting a winning speech
  • A quick start guide to writing your first speech
  • 10 critical strategies for finding and landing clients
  • And finally, a live critique from Colin on your speech

This is a rare opportunity to work directly with one of the most in-demand speechwriters working today.

But you can only participate if you sign up for Speech Writing Success! The Craft and Business of Speech Writing before midnight on August 11th.

Get all the details here …

The Professional Writers’ Alliance

The Professional Writers’ Alliance

At last, a professional organization that caters to the needs of direct-response industry writers. Find out how membership can change the course of your career. Learn More »

Click to Rate:
No ratings yet
Published: August 2, 2011

Guest, Add a Comment
Please Note: Your comments will be seen by all visitors.

You are commenting as a guest. If you’re an AWAI Member, Login to myAWAI for easier commenting, email alerts, and more!

(If you don’t yet have an AWAI Member account, you can create one for free.)

This name will appear next to your comment.

Your email is required but will not be displayed.

Text only. Your comment may be trimmed if it exceeds 500 characters.

Type the Shadowed Word
Too hard to read? See a new image | Listen to the letters

Hint: The letters above appear as shadows and spell a real word. If you have trouble reading it, you can use the links to view a new image or listen to the letters being spoken.

(*all fields required)