AWAI’s 2015 $10K Challenge Winner Julie Hassett Reveals Her Success Secrets to Katie Yeakle After
Her Big Win

Fresh from receiving her award as the $10K Challenge winner at the 2015 FastTrack to Copywriting Success Bootcamp and Job Fair, financial copywriter Julie Hassett sat down with Katie Yeakle.

During this one-on-one interview, Julie talks about her escape from corporate America, her first steps towards the writer’s life, and the dream career she’s enjoying right now.

She also passes on her best advice for those writers just starting out.

Check out the interview below.

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Published: October 23, 2015

6 Responses to “AWAI’s 2015 $10K Challenge Winner Julie Hassett Reveals Her Success Secrets to Katie Yeakle After Her Big Win [video]”

  1. Hi,

    Thanks for providing the attention grabbing interview with the $10000 winner julie. Her advice for the new starters is a path finding for those who want to stride in writing business. One thing she told is that hard work is the key which phushes one to success. She used to wake up at 4.30 for her job. It is too hard. But at last the hard work paid. And for those who work hard, get their due.

    Mahesh Seelvi

  2. I am very excited about this program. Right now I have retired from a job that I hated but was lucky enough to retire. So here I am a little confused and my head is spinning but I am giving it my best shot!!! Love all the success stories and hope I can be one of them.


  3. A hearty congratulations Julie Hassett!


  4. Congratulations to Julie Hassett. This was my first ever boot camp and it was totally inspiring to see and meet people like Julie who have shown that the writers life can be achieved!
    The support offered by AWAI is amazing and to have the contacts and hear the stories of success enjoyed by its many members is both motivating and as I said before, inspiring! Well done Julie and AWAI

    Guest (Jean Brewer)

  5. Congratulations Julie Hassett!

    What a wonderful gift to receive.

    Having freedom from working a J.O.B. everyday, puts me in agreement with you.

    After hearing your story regarding your time spent in corporate America's job force, I took a long cleansing breath.

    I worked for many years in insurance and preparing spreadsheets was just one of my tedious work habits.

    Writing for a living has always been a dream of mine and I write something meaningful everyday.

    Grateful for AWAI!

    Guest (Cynthia Purnell)

  6. Hi just wanted to say I am new to AWAI and confused, not knowing what steps to take and would love the help to get my program going. Working at a job 2-3-2 schedule which is a 12 hour shift actually 14 hours counting drive time and dislike it completely. The 2-3-2 is working 2 days off 3 working 2 then off then 2 days working 3 then off 2 days working. So you can see not much time for me. Get up at 3am dress and leave for work and get home around 7pm. Need a change...HELP


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