AWAI Writer’s Blog
VIDEO: How to Create Your Success Roadmap
December 04, 2020 (05:57:08 am)
With so many great careers in writing available today, it can be challenging to determine the next “best” step. Here’s how to create your success roadmap to navigate the list of choices.
12 Tips for Getting Clients and Building Your Writing Business
December 03, 2020 (05:22:32 am)
Three leading copywriting experts provided their favorite tips on how to get clients and grow your freelance writing business. Use these simple, proven tips to get started right now.
The Most Important Channels for Writers Right Now
December 02, 2020 (05:47:41 am)
To build a steady writing career right now, focus on these critical marketing channels. Get started fast with these nine easy-to-learn web-writing projects.
2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Writers
December 01, 2020 (05:42:49 am)
In the spirit of the season of making our days merrier, we pulled together the best-loved things that get us by in this newfound work-from-home life. Here are favorites from industry experts and AWAI’s team to help you gift a little something for the writer in your life, even if that writer is you.
Why 2021 Will ROCK for Writers
December 01, 2020 (05:09:34 am)
A surprising number of businesses opened this year, and they need help marketing… meaning, there’s plenty of writing work to be done. To prep for this opportunity, here are three things to do now.
These Unique Writing Projects Pay as Much as $700 a Piece
November 30, 2020 (08:00:25 am)
Blogging is a growing niche from entrepreneurs to large companies and corporations. You can use your copywriting skills to write blog posts and get paid up to $700 for each one you do.
5 Non-Scary Ways to Boost Self-Confidence... And Finally Become the Successful Writer You’re Meant to Be
November 30, 2020 (05:10:06 am)
You can “practice” confidence and make a big difference in your writing career! Here are five non-scary actions you can take today to get started as a new writer.
How Even Boomers Scared to Death of Technology Can Build a Clientless Copywriting Business
November 27, 2020 (05:47:28 am)
Copywriter Ben Settle hates technology — yet his career revolves around it. He says even if you hate it, you can easily use it to build a clientless writing business. Follow 4 pieces of advice.
How a Cup of Coffee Inspired Gratitude
November 26, 2020 (05:22:27 am)
If you write a list of things you can be grateful for, you may surprise yourself. Jen Phillips April shares how a Ted Talk on gratitude changed her thinking. It might do the same for you.
How Even a “Talentless” Newbie Can Build a Clientless Copywriting Business
November 25, 2020 (05:35:29 am)
There’s more opportunity than ever right now, if you have the “special sauce” necessary to take advantage of it. Follow Ben Settle’s advice and you can easily make money writing — without clients.
Web Clients Need Your Help NOW for Google Mobile First Success
November 24, 2020 (05:07:22 am)
Many company websites are not working well on smartphones, which is going to cause problems soon when Google implements more changes. Here’s what this means to writers…
This AWAI Member Is Already Landing Clients and Earning Handsome Fees
November 23, 2020 (08:00:58 am)
A site audit, Ralph McGinnis discovered, is a great way to launch your freelance writing career as well as set the stage for more paid assignments. Here are 5 steps to follow.
With His Kids All Grown Up, This Busy Dad Decided it Was Time to Switch from an Engineering Career to Freelance Writing…
November 23, 2020 (05:40:34 am)
After a job in the desert as an environmental engineer, Bill Nettleton realized what he really wanted was to be a writer. Here’s how he made the switch to a brand-new career…
Rewrite the Content for a Website Intro Section… And You Could Earn $200!
November 20, 2020 (05:13:59 am)
Practice is the best way to keep improving as an online copywriter. Follow the “client brief” and rewrite some short web copy using tips from a master.
Get Paid TWICE as a “Website Doctor”
November 19, 2020 (05:34:44 am)
Diagnosing websites via a proven Site Audit process can net you $2,000 plus the opportunity to get paid for treating the sites that need repair. Pam Foster reveals more here…
Writer’s Easy Recipe for Survival, Joy, and Reaching New Career Heights
November 18, 2020 (05:00:44 am)
Enjoy the good times and build resilience for whatever challenges may come your way in your writing business when you follow one simple daily practice. Read more about it here.
Guarantee Your Writing Success… By Improving Who You Sit Next to While Writing?!
November 17, 2020 (05:23:01 am)
To level up, you need to work the Law of Averages… to spend more time in a “yay” writing neighborhood. Here’s how to make that happen and improve your odds of success…
Just Three Months in and This AWAI Member Is Already Earning Six-Figures
November 16, 2020 (08:00:31 am)
There are many reasons to join AWAI’s highest level of membership, but two that stand out are mentorship and guidance to help you take your career to the highest level possible.
3 Types of Mentors That Can Help You Reach Your Dreams... and How to Find Them
November 16, 2020 (05:14:33 am)
Making your writer’s life dreams a reality is easier when you don’t have to figure it all out by yourself… when you have someone to guide you. Here are three types of mentors who can help you.
5-Point Checklist to Effectively Market Yourself to Clients
November 13, 2020 (05:49:41 am)
A disconnect with any one of these 5 things can impact getting clients. Use this checklist to discover how you can show prospects what you’re capable of.