Make A Great Living with These In-Demand Careers in Writing…
Whether you want to do freelance work from home, be a full-time staff writer for a company, or write exclusively for yourself, there’s never been a better time to be a writer. It all starts with copywriting, which we break down into three major careers in writing:
Click the links above or below to explore these specialties, or visit the AWAI copywriting training catalog to see what we offer in each of the areas.
Tap into the massive direct-response copywriting world
Publishers, consumer product companies, non-profits and others count on direct-response copywriters get people to take a specific, measurable, action.
Get creative with web and content writing jobs
To survive online today, companies need to continually publish online content, emails, white papers, case studies, and more to attract prospects.
Become a B2B (Business-to-Business) copywriting expert
Businesses that sell products and services to other business (B2B) are anxious to find skilled copywriters who understand what it takes to generate leads and sales.
After teaching aspiring writers how to build successful writing businesses for nearly 20 years, we know exactly how to get you into the top writing careers so you can find the perfect fit for your skills and interests.
Featured direct-response copywriting programs
The Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting
Introducing You to All Aspects of the Industry
Discover a fun, satisfying, lucrative career writing promotional letters for the $2.3 trillion direct-response industry. These letters earn millions of dollars for the companies that send them — and those companies pay handsomely for a skilled copywriter (you!) to write them.
The Professional Writers’ Alliance
A Professional Association Just for Direct-Response Industry Writers
Become a member of this exclusive community strictly for writers who want to master the exciting and lucrative art of persuasive writing — and advance their careers in a real and meaningful way.
The Masters Program for Six-Figure Copywriting
Take Your Copywriting to a Higher Level
This program reveals much deeper, more sophisticated writing techniques… techniques that will help you connect with your readers in a more powerful way. Your writing will become more irresistible. You’ll make more sales for your clients. And you’ll command higher fees as a result.
Featured programs for web copywriting and other online content projects
The Digital Copywriter's Handbook
Your Complete Guide to Writing Web Copy that Converts
Web copywriting expert Nick Usborne — web-copy consultant to companies like Microsoft, Yahoo, Disney, America Online, and The New York Times — presents his proven 3-step process for crafting spellbinding Web copy that can increase any online business’s profits in no time!
Wealthy Web Writer
Training, Templates and Tools for Web Writing Success
If you’re interested in web copywriting, this is the community for you! It’s a place for web writers at very different career stages to interact, share experiences, answer questions, network, vent frustrations, and generally make the web-writing path to financial freedom as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible, by being surrounded by like-minded writers.
Email Copy Made Easy
How to Write More Persuasive Emails That Get Opened, Get Read, and Get Click-Throughs
Email is still one of the most profitable marketing tactics for thousands of companies, and they need someone to write an email series for every product they launch … every new email list they create … and every new affiliate offer they want to promote. Learn how to make a lucrative living just by writing email copy.
Featured B2B copywriting programs
Modern B2B Copywriting
AWAI’s program tailored to the needs of the business copywriter
B2B copywriters help businesses sell their products and services to other businesses, rather than to consumers. B2B companies are often desperate to find skilled copywriters who understand their needs and can give them clear, concise, compelling copy that motivates the business buyer. Learn how to break into this lucrative market.
B2B Writing Success
Your Complete Resource for Making More Money as a Top B2B Copywriter
Whether you need business basics or advanced marketing strategies, advice on landing and working with clients, or a project-pricing guide, it’s here. As a member of this professional community, you’ll get instant access to business-building essentials including a library of daily articles, live webinars from B2B experts, and much, MUCH more!
Crash Course in B2B Content
Dive Into An Ocean of Opportunity By Becoming a B2B Content Writer
B2B firms have found that content marketing is a proven way to win market share and attract new prospects. And for that, they need B2B content writers. How much content do they need? There are some 5 million B2B firms in North America, and the Content Marketing Institute reports that 86% of all B2B firms are using content as a part of their marketing … with 55% of companies saying they’ll be spending more on content in the future. Discover how you can tap into this demand.
Other satisfying careers in writing…
Speech Writing Success!
The Craft and Business of Speech Writing
Learn from speech writing expert Colin Moorhouse how you can launch a lucrative career as a highly paid, in-demand speechwriter.
Secrets of Becoming a Publicist
A simple, step-by-step guide to boost your income and enjoy the satisfying and exciting, public-relations lifestyle this year
Enjoy the exciting and satisfying lifestyle of a professional publicist, and all the perks that come with it!
How to Write Your Own Money Making Websites
Take Advantage of the Incredible Power and Potential of the Internet.
Learn how to write an information website in your spare time and earn $1000, $3000, even $5000 a month in passive income.
Grant Writing Success
Opening the Door to Financial Opportunity
Help the thousands of organizations out there that depend on grants for their very existence, and get paid very well for it!
The Pro Resume Writer Program
How to Write a Resume That Gets Results!
Start earning a freelance income almost immediately. Discover how to launch and run your new professional resume writing business today from your kitchen table.
How to Make Money as a Social Media Marketing Expert
Master the ins and outs of this marketing phenomenon and put yourself on the cutting edge of web marketing.
Everything you need to know to become a social media marketing expert, as well as four different ways to make money using that expertise.
Free Information on Making a Living as a Writer
How to Get That Coveted Conversational Tone in Your Writing
January 20, 2021 (03:00:54 pm)
You’ve heard of the ugly first draft… which you never want to turn in to a client. Especially if the sentences are formal, stilted, and (yawn)… Boorrrinng. Here’s how to make sure you get the coveted conversational tone.
Create an Ideal Buyer Persona for Your Business
January 20, 2021 (08:00:18 am)
Do you know who your ideal buyer is? When you create an ideal buyer persona, you’ll give yourself a number of marketing advantages.
Use Intention-Based Marketing to Boost Your B2B Business Results
January 14, 2021 (08:00:30 am)
Marketing your B2B freelance business is a requirement if you want clients… but haphazard methods yield haphazard results. Use intention-based marketing for a business-winning strategy.
5 Quick and Easy Tips to Organize Your Virtual Workspace
January 13, 2021 (08:00:26 am)
When you work as a freelancer, your computer plays a critical role in your workflow. Use these 5 tips to organize your virtual workspace.
Should You Call Out Bad Content?
January 07, 2021 (08:00:55 am)
You’ve probably received or seen bad content — a poorly designed offer, a confusing sales letter, a wordy and dense web page… Should you point it out to the company while offering to fix it? Maybe… if you do it the right way.
Take the “Strong Start” Challenge
January 06, 2021 (08:00:30 am)
Get your year off to a strong start! Whether you’re a new or established freelance writer, get your business in order and set yourself up for a great year.
How a Podcast Can Help Your Freelance Copywriting Business
December 31, 2020 (08:00:33 am)
You probably have a few favorite podcasts you listen to. There are thousands to choose from — it seems like everyone has one. Should you start one? Probably. Here are seven reasons why podcasts can help your freelance copywriting business.