Articles by Mindy McHorse
Living the Writer's Life: Scott Martin
January 21, 2023 (05:00:23 am)
Scott Martin has been working as a successful direct-response copywriter for 33 incredible years. But he’s still surprised each winter when he works part time as a ski instructor… There are just so many ways to apply the skills of a marketer to everyday challenges. Read on to learn Scott’s tips for how to find clients on LinkedIn and why it’s important to never be viewed as just a commodity.
Living the Writer's Life: Charles George
November 19, 2022 (05:00:46 am)
It’s a special thing when you come across a writer whose emails are like a ray of sunshine in your inbox. That’s what it’s like to talk with Charles George. His passion will inspire you to soak in everything this writer’s life has to offer. Here are some of Charles’ thoughts on using newsletters to connect with clients, positive thinking, and the importance of focusing on family.
Living the Writer's Life: Pat McCord
November 26, 2022 (05:00:43 am)
She’s a fiction writer with three published books, an AWAI $10K winner, and… oh yeah… she wrote a book for famed copywriter Bob Bly! As one of AWAI’s early students, Pat McCord is the perfect example of someone who took the copywriting skills she learned from her first course and ran with them. Here are her tips on how you can achieve satisfaction through writing by doing “everything” your first writing course suggests!
Living the Writer's Life: Dan Magill
December 17, 2022 (05:00:43 am)
It’s been seven years since we last checked in with Barefoot Writer Dan Magill. Since then, he’s been building his career and working on SEO blogs, fundraising campaigns, and sales pages. Because of his writer’s life, Dan was recently able to keep his 2-year-old son home from day care to enjoy extra family time before his wife started a new job. He also traveled to Nepal in 2017 to see a finished project he helped promote. You’ll love Dan’s five tips for new writers who are struggling to find clients.
Maximize Earning and Output This New Year with These 10 Innovative Traits
January 07, 2022 (05:58:56 am)
To reach your goals of writing more, earning more, and making better use of the freedom you have as a writer, utilize these valuable tips. Follow them and you’ll be ready to thrive and succeed in the year ahead.
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Living the Writers Life: Catherine Catozzi
September 12, 2020 (07:00:49 am)
If you need a dose of inspiration to carry you through the cooling fall weather, look no further than Catherine Catozzi’s story. Just a few months ago, she made up her mind to be a Barefoot Writer. And then she did one simple thing that landed her a string of clients – and a four-figure month. Read on to find out how she did it.
Living the Writer's Life: Ben Phillips
January 09, 2021 (05:00:43 am)
Ben Phillips has worked with some of the top companies in the industry, and his willingness to continue building his skills has positioned him perfectly for a six-figure career. Check out some of Ben’s top advice about working for agencies and using LinkedIn to find clients.
July Issue: Flip Those Worries to Happier Writing
July 03, 2020 (07:00:35 pm)
Just released, the July issue of Barefoot Writer!
Living the Writers Life: Max Latimer
September 18, 2020 (07:00:07 am)
Max Latimer first found copywriting while searching for a way to break free from unfulfilling jobs. He initially thought it would be a useful tool to help him create his own business… and then discovered that copywriting itself was the dream business he’d been looking for. Discover what happened after that lightbulb moment and why these days, he’s excited to get out of bed in the morning…
August Issue: Fix the Fissures To Earn More Sooner
August 07, 2020 (07:02:46 pm)
Just released, the August issue of Barefoot Writer!