Clayton Makepeace Signs Two AWAI Members to $15,000 Contracts as Part of His 2014 Spec Challenge

Two AWAI members each walked out of the FastTrack to Copywriting Success Bootcamp and Job Fair with a contract for $15,000 — plus royalties — from financial publishing powerhouse Weiss Research. And they get to work directly with legendary copywriter Clayton Makepeace, who chose them out of all the submissions to craft a sales letter.

Congratulations to the winners, Amin Muhammad and Elizabeth Blessing!

We’ll hear from Amin and Elizabeth directly next week and get more details on their story … and what they did with their copy to catch Clayton’s eye. As Elizabeth said …

“It's just beginning to sink in that I'll soon have the privilege of working with one of the premier copywriters in the industry. My goal is to learn as much as I can, deliver good work, and be forever grateful for this wonderful opportunity he's given me. I vow not to squander a moment of this experience!”

This isn’t the first time Clayton has come to AWAI for new talent. He knows the training members receive is top notch. When Weiss, his client, is looking for new copywriters, he knows where to turn.

This is actually the second year in a row he’s held the Challenge. And the second time a pair of AWAI members walked away with big-money contracts and the chance to be mentored by the big guy himself.

Again, stay tuned for more from Amin and Elizabeth. And be sure keep an eye out for a new challenge from Clayton before Bootcamp next year … you never know what might happen.

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Published: October 24, 2014

1 Response to “Clayton Makepeace Signs Two AWAI Members to $15,000 Contracts as Part of His 2014 Spec Challenge”

  1. Congrats to Elizabeth and Amin. Wishhing you success as you proceed in your copywriting careers!

    ValerieOctober 26, 2014 at 10:03 am


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