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October Issue: Marketable Humanity
October 02, 2020 (07:00:42 pm)
Just released, the Octobber issue of Barefoot Writer! Our Featured Interview this month is with an extraordinary copywriter who’s pinpointed one of the biggest things we all struggle with. It’s hard to put yourself out there and be vulnerable and honest. Yet doing so will likely blast your writing career right out of the water.
Living the Writers Life: Holly Helscher
September 26, 2020 (07:00:15 am)
After retiring from higher education, Holly Helscher wanted something that didn’t tie her down. Writing had long been an interest, but it was when she discovered the Barefoot Writer World that something clicked. The opportunities that have unfolded ever since give this motivated writer space to live an adventurous life with gratification for doing something she enjoys.
Congratulations to Heather Murata: Winner of AWAI’s First Ever Chatbot Writing Intensive Contest… …With A $2K Cash Prize Awarded by Web Writing Expert Nick Usborne
September 18, 2020 (12:00:51 pm)
Congratulations to Heather Murata for winning AWAI's Chatbot Spec Challenge.
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…
$200 Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life B2B Email Writing Contest
September 16, 2020 (08:00:54 am)
From over 340 submissions, Steve Slaunwhite announces the 3 winners of the $200 prize from our writing contest about the WarmCo food warming unit in The Writer’s Life.
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.
From Not Knowing About Copywriting To Becoming an In Demand Writer
September 09, 2020 (08:00:47 am)
See How This Brand New AWAI Member Went From Zero Clients and No Income to Earning $17K in Just Ten Weeks …
Living the Writers Life: Eric Buensuceso
September 05, 2020 (07:02:40 am)
“Go with what you know” and “invest in your professional success” are two things Barefoot Writers hear regularly. So when Eric Buensuceso put them both to the test, he was delighted to find out just how easy it can be to get a paid writing career up and thriving. Discover the specific steps he took to a surprising payoff…
New! 3-Sentence Cash Challenge Offers PWA Members Big Wins For Short Copy
September 05, 2020 (07:00:46 am)
A new cash challenge from The Professional Writers Alliance (PWA) is offering members the opportunity to win $100 for writing just three sentences of copy.
September Issue: Reshape Your Writing Future With a Channel Change
September 04, 2020 (07:00:39 pm)
Just released, the September issue of Barefoot Writer! Our September issue of Barefoot Writer focuses on a few ways to change your own thought channel.
Living the Writer's Life: Ryan Kuchel
August 29, 2020 (08:00:44 am)
Ryan Kuchel realized early on that he wasn’t cut out for the suit-and-tie world, instead finding his calling as an artist. Between music and writing, he’s steadily creating a path all his own that not only grants him the freedom to plan his days as he pleases, but also proves that integrity can get you far in the Barefoot Writing World.
When the Pandemic Tanked Her Business, This AWAI Member Turned to Copywriting, and Within 24 Hours, She Had a Paying Client… Now She’s Making an Extra $51K a Year (and Her Writing Career Is Just Getting Started)
August 28, 2020 (08:00:33 am)
Find out how Jessica used her downtime to reflect on what parts of her business she enjoyed the most and how to use those skills to rebuild her career.
WANTED: New and Eager Writers for Special Training
August 25, 2020 (10:00:32 am)
The Demand For These Kinds of Writers is Crazy
August 24, 2020 (06:00:10 pm)
If you’re looking to start your writing career, look no further than this note we got from six-figure writing expert Steve Slaunwhite.
Get the Resources and Expert Help You Need to Start Working as a Professional Writer - $100 Off for a Limited Time
August 24, 2020 (04:00:20 pm)
There is opportunity for writers out there… you just have to know where to look. Joining the community of supportive writers that make up the Barefoot Writer Club is the easiest way to put yourself on the path to a new writing career, and a new life.
FREE Virtual Open House — All Your Questions about Circle of Success Answered
August 24, 2020 (12:00:32 pm)
There are so many benefits to Circle of Success — and so many moving pieces — that it's difficult to cover everything in a typical invitation letter. That’s why I’m inviting you to a very special LIVE Virtual Open House Encore Event so you can see exactly what the Circle of Success experience entails.
Living the Writers Life: Wendy Ripmeester
August 22, 2020 (07:00:32 am)
Wendy Ripmeester’s story is a terrific example of someone who shaped her work around her life instead of the opposite. If you’re not sure how to meld your current job or lifestyle with your writing interests, Wendy’s approach offers inspiration and a framework for how to come out on top of any challenge you’re facing.
Winner Announced for AWAI’s SEO Magnet $5,000 Spec Challenge
August 21, 2020 (04:00:47 pm)
This newly certified SEO copywriter has a $5,000 project in the works – and more potential clients waiting to work with her.
JUST PUBLISHED! Carline Anglade-Cole’s Marketing Memoir: My Life as a 50+ Year-Old White Male
August 15, 2020 (08:00:35 am)
AWAI Copywriter of the Year Carline Anglade-Cole’s new marketing memoir, My Life as a 50+ Year-Old White Male is now available on Amazon.com.
Living the Writers Life: Wendy Howarter
August 15, 2020 (07:00:50 am)
Wendy Howarter bravely took a step back to look at where she was in life and wasn’t satisfied with what she saw. Not only did she decide she needed to do something about it, but she washed her hands entirely of all that was bringing her down and now enjoys her time island-hopping and writing about wine. Discover how she flipped her life and found joy through writing.