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February Issue: The Answer to Everything
February 07, 2020 (07:00:53 pm)
Just released, the February issue of Barefoot Writer! In this month's issue, we share proven ways to land support and launch big — but doable – writing goals. Plus, enjoy our exclusive interview with Steve Slaunwhite, author and expert on B2B writing.
Get In on One of 2020’s Hottest Copywriting Niches
February 07, 2020 (09:30:43 am)
The demand for content is huge right now. And qualified content writers have plenty of high-paying projects to choose from. Learn how you can get paid five, six, even seven figures per year writing content.
Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Email Writing Contest
February 07, 2020 (07:00:14 am)
3 winners of the $200 prize from our email writing contest about the Swing Miracle Golf Simulator in The Writer’s Life have been chosen from 350 submissions.
Why Content Marketing Has Become a Go-To Marketing Channel
February 06, 2020 (01:59:43 pm)
In the world of online marketing, content marketing has taken the industry by storm in recent years. Find out why content marketing has the power to engage prospects and customers, and boost sales.
Living The Writer's Life: Mike Crespo
January 31, 2020 (07:54:59 pm)
Instead of turning to writing first and finding opportunity, Mike Crespo went looking for a great opportunity and discovered Barefoot Writing. Early on in life, he got his first taste of freedom outside of the traditional job model. His humble theory on massive action and putting yourself out there will get you motivated to tackle your own writing goals today. And don’t miss his tips on incorporating family into your freelancing life.
Winning Writer Announced for AWAI’s Site Content Audit Report Challenge
January 31, 2020 (05:58:56 pm)
On Thursday, January 23, 2020, we announced the winner of our $2,000 Site Content Audit Report Challenge as part of our program, Content Audit Profits, where participants could become an AWAI Verified™ Site Content Audit Specialist.
Meet Steve Slaunwhite at AWAI's Copywriting Bootcamp 2020!
January 24, 2020 (12:45:19 pm)
See Steve LIVE at our upcoming Copywriting Bootcamp & Job Fair, May 12-15 in Delray Beach, FL!
Prize Winner Announced for AWAI’s SEO Magnet Spec Challenge
January 22, 2020 (10:00:57 am)
And the winner is...
Carline Anglade-Cole Is Still Getting Paid Well for Doing Something She Loves!
January 17, 2020 (03:02:04 pm)
See Carline LIVE in May at AWAI's Copywriting Bootcamp in Delray Beach, FL! Tickets on sale NOW at awaibootcamp.com…
Newest AWAI Member Case Study: Christian Nix
January 06, 2020 (12:43:56 pm)
After years as a medical professional, Christian Nix was ready for a career change — preferably one with more earning potential. Find out how copywriting opened up a new path with a higher income.
The Push You Need to Complete the Accelerated Program 5 Times Faster
January 06, 2020 (08:00:58 am)
These copywriting veterans are standing by to help you get more out of the Accelerated Program — and complete it in record time.
January Issue: Your “Writer-Athlete-Brain”
January 03, 2020 (07:00:49 pm)
Your January issue of Barefoot Writer is waiting! Plus, this January kicks off a series of new interactions in our Barefoot Writer Club Members Only Facebook group, including video Q&As with me, more contests, and “flash specs” (i.e., more chances for you to get published).
Digital Marketing Veteran, Russ Henneberry, is Bringing the Latest Marketing “Secret Weapon” to AWAI’s Copywriting Bootcamp
December 30, 2019 (12:17:57 pm)
At AWAI’s Bootcamp 2020, he’ll explain how copywriters are leading the way in producing stand-out content for digital marketers… and what this opportunity means for you, the professional writer. Here’s a short video from Russ to tell you more…
Freelance Copywriters Wanted!
December 20, 2019 (12:00:59 pm)
If you’re a veteran … know a veteran … and/or want to help veterans, Loxley Services is looking for AWAI-Trained writers to join their growing team of freelance writers …
Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life iRoboclean Vacuum Cleaner Online Ad Writing Contest
December 20, 2019 (06:05:38 am)
From 600 submissions, 3 winners of the $200 prize from our online ad writing contest about the iRoboclean Vacuum in The Writer’s Life have been chosen.
Living The Writer's Life: Susan Nickerson
November 29, 2019 (06:05:58 pm)
What started as two assignments written on spec (meaning without the promise of pay), very quickly turned into a long-term lifestyle of high enjoyment for Susan Nickerson. Discover how she went from running an office in Colorado to lounging as a writer with a view of the bay from the Florida Keys. No matter which way you look at it, Susan Nickerson’s writing lifestyle has brought her a lot of joy — and there’s no end in sight.
Is This the End of Jobs?
November 28, 2019 (09:54:24 am)
The U.S. Labor Department released their annual report last week, and national workplace productivity is experiencing a negative trend. Output dipped 0.3% - the first decline in almost four years. Could this be signaling the end of jobs? But not the end of working as we know it…just how we work.
Living The Writer's Life: Richard Lacey
November 22, 2019 (07:17:48 pm)
Richard Lacey’s writer’s life has been packed with adventure, everything from hitting rock bottom in business to penning a book for a U.S. President. But through it all, writing was his constant. It was the thread woven through every career he’s ever had, and it’s the foundation of the new business he’s building. Read on to discover why Richard calls this era we’re in — and rightly so — the “Golden Age of Opportunity for Writers.”
Understanding the Copywriting Opportunity — Free Webinar and Q&A
November 16, 2019 (06:54:33 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar to understand the real opportunity for writers today and get an inside look at the best-paying assignments.
Living The Writer's Life: Cyndee Davis
November 15, 2019 (08:24:31 pm)
Cyndee Davis is the perfect example of someone who chose the writer’s life because it married her passion for writing to a comfortable income. Since making that decision, she’s done a terrific job of carving out a writer’s life she can really enjoy, complete with a niche she loves, daily rewards, and her own writing “uniform.” Find out how she’s using her writing skills for large-scale projects with a big payoff.