How Chris Allsop Went from the Bottom of the Mountain to Fulfilling Her Copywriting Dreams

As a longtime AWAI Member and “Charter Member” of Circle of Success, Chris Allsop has had a variety of Bootcamp experiences … New copywriter starting out while working a full-time job, Spec Challenge Winner, speaker on our Member Success Panel, and Member Spotlight presenter.

This year, she’s returning to Bootcamp as a full-time freelance copywriter, working with international investment research firms.

That’s a title she fought hard to achieve, through serious obstacles and setbacks that might have derailed her copywriting career goals forever.

Even when she was at the bottom of the mountain, she came to Bootcamp because it played such a pivotal role in her 12-year journey from aspiring copywriter to full-time freelancer.

Chris said, “I love Bootcamp. Every year, I gain new viewpoints and copywriting techniques. Through the years, I've found new clients and made lifelong friends. It has become the place to see both friends and key people from the copywriting industry.”

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If you’ve ever wondered, “How will I make this dream of becoming a writer happen with all that I have going on?”, here’s straight talk from a woman who was balancing a full-time job, long commute, being a wife and mom of three, and her goal of becoming a full-time copywriter.

With heartfelt sincerity, Chris opens up about the obstacles she’s faced in building her business, and how she handled her deep fears.

Chris wrapped up her presentation with an important piece of advice not often discussed but that every aspiring copywriter should take to heart. Watch the video and be inspired.

If you haven’t yet signed up for Bootcamp, today is your day! Come and learn everything you need to know to go from newbie to accomplished copywriter like Chris. She’s living the writer’s life because she overcame a lot of obstacles … and Bootcamp has been an important part of her journey. Go here to learn more — before Bootcamp sells out!

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Published: June 26, 2018

2 Responses to “[VIDEO — MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Chris Allsop] How Chris Allsop Went from the Bottom of the Mountain to Fulfilling Her Copywriting Dreams”

  1. Thanks, Chris for your transparency and the inspiring true story and recount of your journey. May all the best be unto you in your business!

    Sandra Tillman

  2. What a powerful and encouraging testimony that Chris shares. I am so glad I discovered this section in AWAI.

    Wanda F Sewell

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