A Little Boy, Broken Ice, and You
June 16, 2014 (06:18:45 am)
As you go through the ups and downs of becoming a successful copywriter, remember not to listen to people who tell you that you can’t accomplish something.
You Can’t Reap What You Don’t Sow. Let It Grow!
June 13, 2014 (06:38:09 am)
Joshua Boswell explains why it’s important to give your copywriting business (and yourself!) time to grow, and offers a realistic timeline to help you set your expectations.
What's Your Client Pick-up Line?
June 12, 2014 (02:07:24 pm)
How do you make a positive first impression on a potential client? Steve Slaunwhite explains how a script can help.
How Will They Know... Unless You Tell Them So?
June 12, 2014 (06:12:30 am)
As the fourth ingredient of his “how to close high-paying clients” recipe, Joshua Boswell reveals two smart ways for copywriters to hang out the “Open for Business” shingle.
Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Marketing Agencies
June 11, 2014 (04:23:19 pm)
Working with marketing agencies can be a reliable and lucrative source of ongoing work. Learn how develop smooth relationships.
If It Walks and Quacks Like a Duck, It’s a...?
June 11, 2014 (11:14:16 am)
As a freelancer, your website should be the focal point of your marketing efforts. Discover the key elements to include, so clients will automatically assume you’re a professional.
“Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are!”
June 10, 2014 (06:43:28 am)
Most marketers want to be found by a quality, AWAI-trained copywriter like you. Joshua Boswell reveals where to start looking for the people and companies you’d like to have hire you.
Looking for “Love” in all the Wrong Places...
June 09, 2014 (11:59:25 am)
As one of the best in the business at attracting, closing and up-selling clients, Joshua Boswell reveals his first of five simple, but powerful, steps to getting hired by marketers.
The Copywriter Who Changed My Life
June 09, 2014 (06:30:21 am)
Master copywriter Will Newman explains how Bob Bly changed his life… and how Bob can change yours, too.
Live: The Barefoot Writer June Issue
June 06, 2014 (01:48:52 pm)
The June Barefoot Writer issue is live! Mindy McHorse reveals what is featured in this month’s issue.
I’ve Got Something for You
June 06, 2014 (06:39:25 am)
It’s important to create short-term goals to show you you’re making progress. Rebecca Matter explains why here.
7 Things Mulan Taught Me About Copywriting
June 05, 2014 (03:50:15 pm)
Disney’s Mulan demonstrates how to rise above self-defeating personality traits, and instead focus on 7 keys to copywriting success.
Ten Extra Spots Added to Bob Bly’s Getting Clients Weekend
June 05, 2014 (02:25:21 pm)
Because of the rate seats are filling up for Bob Bly’s Getting Clients Weekend, Bob has agreed to add 10 more spots for the event… but that’s it!
Suck it up, Matter!
June 05, 2014 (06:27:37 am)
Scheduling your writing times can help you stay on track… But you have to actually show up to that scheduled time!
Overcoming Proposal Anxiety
June 04, 2014 (11:29:01 am)
Sending proposals should not be a nerve-wracking experience; it should be a normal part of how your business operates.
AWAI Announces Live “Getting Clients Weekend” Event With Bob Bly July 25-27
June 04, 2014 (09:40:12 am)
This July, AWAI will host an exclusive Getting Clients Weekend with legendary copywriter Bob Bly in Baltimore, Maryland.
Checking in with You…
June 04, 2014 (06:03:18 am)
Having an accountability partner, someone to motivate and hold you accountable for your goals, is a great way to stay on track and achieve success.
Why Are You Doing This?
June 03, 2014 (06:51:11 am)
Digging deeper to really find out WHY you are doing something is the answer to what keeps you moving toward achieving your goals day after day.
Where Do You Stand Today?
June 02, 2014 (06:18:15 am)
In this week's Writer's Life, Rebecca shares the things she learned from the P90X3 system that had the biggest impact helping her achieve goals.
Stand Up to be More Successful … and to Live Longer
June 02, 2014 (06:15:38 am)
Will Newman explains the importance of taking standing and stretching breaks throughout your day.