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Living the Writer's Life: Sunni Baerwalde
October 23, 2021 (05:00:30 am)
On a lazy summer afternoon, you’ll find Sunni at her lake house — laptop in hand — writing for one of her 30-plus clients. When she’s not writing web copy or working on her books, you’ll find her spending valuable time with her kids and grandkids. You see, writing has unlocked a world of possibility for this dedicated mother. Her business has grown significantly in the past year because of her ability to dive into every AWAI course she’s ever taken. Here’s a special interview between Jade Trueblood and Sunni Baerwalde…
Top 10 Places to Find Freelance Writing Clients — Free Webinar and Q&A
October 02, 2021 (05:00:50 am)
Join us for this FREE session to learn about 10 of the best places to find freelance writing clients.
Living the Writer's Life: Joseph Battrick
September 25, 2021 (05:00:40 am)
Joseph Battrick has done it all. He’s worked as a journalist, funeral director, and insurance salesman, and even tried a job in aerospace manufacturing. But this passionate performer wanted something more. He wanted a job with flexibility… one where he could be creative and work on his own terms. So today, Joseph is thrilled to be the newest face on AWAI’s in-house writing team. Here is his story…
Living the Writer's Life: Amy Slagle
September 18, 2021 (05:01:18 am)
It was December 2019 when Amy Slagle decided to end her 13-year teaching career for the unknown world of freelance writing. Her guiding light during this transition was the training she received from AWAI — especially from Russ Henneberry’s SEO Copywriting course. Now, just nine months after finishing the training, Amy has conquered her fears and is living her own writer’s life. Learn how she went from teacher to content marketer in this special interview with AWAI’s Jade Trueblood.
New Writing Niche Discovered! Here’s How to Plant Your Flag as a PIONEER in This Burgeoning $2.1 Trillion Opportunity for Writers — Free Webinar and Q&A
September 18, 2021 (05:00:20 am)
Join us for this FREE session to discover the ALL-NEW writing niche practically no one knows about…where you can get started right away and choose from more than a dozen fast and easy writing projects that pay $1,000 and up!
Enrollment Is Closing for the 21-Day “Get Your First Writing Client” Challenge
September 07, 2021 (07:08:59 am)
Don’t miss this chance to get your first paying client with the help of mentor Ilise Benun. In the 21-Day Challenge, Ilise walks you through the client-getting steps you need to take.
Living the Writer's Life: Laurent Duperval
August 28, 2021 (05:00:18 am)
Laurent Duperval has always loved writing, so when he received a piece of mail asking if he could write “a simple letter,” he was intrigued. The pandemic provided the push he needed to start building his own writer’s life as a content writer. Now he gets up each morning, rides his bike, and works the rest of the day on his own terms. You’ll love this special interview hosted by Barefoot Writer’s Robert Rice…
Living the Writer's Life: Lynn Swayze
August 14, 2021 (05:00:41 am)
Lynn Swayze always knew she wanted to be a writer. So when she hit the Print button on her computer and printed out all 800 pages of her first AWAI course, she was ready to learn everything she could to be successful. Today, she gets to “nerd out” in the world of B2B, writing for the tech industry. Her calendar is regularly filled with very large projects that require only a few hours of work per day. It’s the perfect lifestyle for this busy mom of four.
The #1 Easiest Way to Choose a Copywriting Niche and Start Attracting Well-Paying Clients — Free Webinar and Q&A
August 07, 2021 (05:00:24 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar where we’ll reveal the easiest way to pick a copywriting niche and start attracting freelance writing clients.
Living the Writer's Life: Julia Schaller
July 24, 2021 (05:00:53 am)
Julia Schaller may be a new mother, but that hasn’t kept her from her dream job of copywriting. She works as an in-house writer for AWAI and is the one behind many of the email campaigns, articles, sales letters, and video scripts you see on our site. Even while she’s writing, she’s keeping an ear tuned to her baby daughter sleeping nearby. We hope you enjoy this sneak peek into the writer’s life of one of our favorite AWAI team members.
How to Create Samples for Starting a Freelance Writing Career — Free Webinar and Q&A
July 17, 2021 (05:00:38 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar to learn how to put together a portfolio of professional samples — even if you’re just starting a freelance writing career and you’ve never worked with clients.
Living the Writer's Life: Joey Lubelfeld
July 10, 2021 (05:00:31 am)
The pandemic left Joey Lubelfeld jobless, so they started to look for new ways to make money doing something they loved… writing! So when AWAI’s Launch Party dropped into their lap, things felt like they were meant to be. Joey took immediate action, using LinkedIn to land new clients, and writing web content and emails for them. Today, Joey is continuing to build a writing career in the mental health niche. This just goes to show that “talent and opportunity” can converge at the perfect time!
Living the Writer's Life: Christian Nix
June 26, 2021 (05:00:36 am)
Most people who have a thriving medical career wouldn’t think of starting over. But Christian Nix was looking for a change. He was already dreaming of launching his own business, and needed the copywriting chops to make it happen. Today, Christian makes a six-figure income with just 10 hours of work per week! Plus, he shares his amazing story of how one idea helped launch his copy career.
Living the Writer's Life: Pauline Longdon
June 19, 2021 (05:00:56 am)
Pauline Longdon’s favorite quote is “I haven’t come this far to only come this far.” In a way, this perfectly describes her journey to date as a copywriter. She doesn’t stop striving to serve her clients, reach new goals (seven figures now!), and connect with her global network of colleagues and mentees. Pauline’s continued drive toward success has landed her coveted spots learning from the top A-list writers in the industry. Enjoy!
TODAY: Free Training on Growing Demand for Writers
June 17, 2021 (07:00:41 am)
Join us LIVE today for an exclusive free training with one of the world’s top content experts. You’ll discover how to take advantage of a massive shift in the industry that’s changing everything.
How to Take Advantage of the Growing Demand for Skilled Content Writers — Free Webinar and Q&A
June 12, 2021 (05:00:42 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar to learn why the demand for writers who specialize in content is off the charts. And how you can use this new surge to catapult your writing career, and grow your income fast.
Living the Writer's Life: Ernst-Jan Buijs
May 29, 2021 (05:00:36 am)
Ernst-Jan Buijs grew up in a small city near Rotterdam, Netherlands. While still attending university, he was already thinking about the future. One thing was for sure… the typical 9–5 lifestyle just wasn’t for him. So, Ernst-Jan began looking for opportunities to build his own business. What he was able to build — while traveling Europe in a camper with his girlfriend — is quite astounding! You’ll love his advice for how to grow your own business when your heart longs for adventure.
Living the Writer's Life: Colette Rice
May 15, 2021 (05:00:38 am)
Years ago, Colette Rice and her sister took a life-changing trip to Egypt. While exploring a spice market, one vendor proudly told them his family had held the same booth for 250 years. When he saw her look of surprise, he explained, “Here, we think in thousands.” Colette’s fascination with the people in the world around her was the driving force that led her to seek a new career in copywriting. She tried freelancing for a while, but it was an in-house position with a nonprofit company that gave her the writer’s life of her dreams…
Living the Writer's Life: Steve Coombes
April 24, 2021 (05:00:06 am)
The year was 2014, and Steve Coombes and his entire family were invited on stage at AWAI’s annual Bootcamp, where he would receive the coveted $10K Challenge prize. This was the moment… He had truly “arrived” in the world of copywriting. Since then, Steve has seen his writing career grow and evolve. Through it all, he has still had time to hang out with his young sons.
[Starts Monday] Content Mastery Mentorship - Last Chance to Join!
April 23, 2021 (11:53:42 pm)
This is your last chance to set yourself up for now — and the future — and be on track to make “next level” money as a writer.