September 2015

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Fitter, Happier, More Productive: 5 Web Writer Wellness Habits

Striking a work-life balance that leaves you feeling creative, relaxed, alert and healthy can be tough. These 5 wellness habits for web writers will help.

Key Differences in “Easy” Versus “Harder” Copywriting Projects

All copywriting assignments are NOT created equal. Discover the things that separate the “easier” projects from the “harder” (but more lucrative) ones.

Anyone Can Be a Copywriter … But Not Everyone Should!

Discover how not to sell yourself short as a copywriter and why it’s vital to go after clients who already value what you do, instead of having to persuade.

The Art and Science of Being Believable

To be a successful copywriter, you must write like you talk. Here are some tips for writing easy-to-read copy.

How to Overturn the Myth That Copywriters “Just” Write

A common myth is that copywriters “just” write. Find out how else they contribute to the world of communication, and why that contribution is vital.

On-Site Job Interviews for Bootcamp Attendees

As part of the 2015 Job Fair, two major publishers are conducting face-to-face interviews with prospective copywriters. Read on to find out how you can qualify.

The 4th Pillar of B2B Writing Success: Get Really, Really Good

If you position yourself as a writer who’s really good at marketing copy that engages a business audience, you can pretty much write your own ticket.

Newest AWAI Member Case Study: Rae Robinson

Rae Robinson's post-college career options as a fiction writer were disheartening. Read on to learn how copywriting offered a chance to become a business owner and do what she loves .

Money Morning’s Advertorial Challenge

Money Morning is partnering with AWAI to offer AWAI members a very unique Spec Challenge opportunity, writing advertorials for their team.

The 3rd Pillar of B2B Writing Success: Become a Linchpin

To ensure success as a B2B writer, look for ways to plug into what your client is doing and become indispensable to them. The extra effort pays off.

The 2nd Pillar of B2B Writing Success: Never Stop Prospecting

To be successful, you should never stop prospecting. Simply introduce yourself to companies you suspect might have an interest in your services.

10 Signs You Were Meant to Work for Yourself

If you’re meant to work for yourself, you likely feel it. Deep down inside, you know you’d do better, be happier, and live a richer life as your own boss.

Congrats to the Grand Prize Winner in Joshua Boswell’s Game of Success Program

Congratulations to Candice Lazar, who won first place in Joshua Boswell's first round of Game of Success! Read on to find out what the grand prize is!

Congratulations to the Second-Place Winner of The Game of Success

Congratulations to Vicky Poutas for taking second place in The Game of Success!

Big Win in the Game of Success Lays the Foundation for this Circle of Success Member’s Future Success

Congratulations to COS member Karen Monks for winning the third-place prize in Joshua Boswell's Game of Success!

The 1st Pillar of B2B Writing Success: Commit to a Target

To find success as a B2B writer you need to focus on a target market, for the simple reason that it makes just about everything easier.

Marketer-to-Marketer: How to Find Great Copywriters for Your Business

Copywriters play a crucial role in the direct marketing word. Find out how to identify a great copywriter and the five steps for building a good, long-term relationship with each writer you choose to work with.

To Succeed as a Freelancer, Forget Everything You Learned as an Employee

As a freelancer, you have the ability to choose your own schedule, who you work with and what you work on, but it can be hard to break your old 9-to-5 habits. Here Nick Usborne shares some tips for breaking those habits.

The 4 Pillars of B2B Writing Success

If you build your freelance B2B writing business on four strong legs, there’s not much that can stop you from being successful.

Member’s Professional Freelance Website Pays Off with a New Client and Some Serious Glicken

This AWAI member didn’t just get paid for her second-ever copy project … she also got an invitation to Southeast Asia from her grateful client! Check out the story here.

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