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What Is SEO, Why Is It So Important, and How Do Copywriters Fit In?
May 01, 2020 (10:00:46 am)
SEO is more important than ever for companies doing business online. And that means opportunity for copywriters. Companies are in dire need of quality and engaging website content that people actually want to read … and boosts SEO rankings at the same time.
Three Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Writing Contest to Rewrite the Content for a Website Intro Section
April 29, 2020 (07:00:19 am)
3 winners of the $200 prize have been chosen for The Writer’s Life writing contest to rewrite the content for a website intro section.
Living The Writer's Life: Jan Marie Mueller
April 24, 2020 (06:58:45 pm)
If you’re ready for an upbeat example of how to pursue life as a professional writer — and how to do it across international borders — then you’ll love Jan Marie’s story. Not only has she embraced writing opportunities as a way to reach out professionally and grow her existing business, she’s done it in a way that brings her terrific daily satisfaction. Pay particular attention to her on-target advice for new writers.
Living The Writer's Life: Gloria Rand
April 18, 2020 (07:00:14 am)
Gloria Rand is the perfect example of a Barefoot Writer who broke through her bashfulness and went on to excel. She’s since been featured in media interviews, and her blog was even named one of the top 11 SEO Copywriting blogs of 2010 by search engine marketing firm Word Stream. Read on to learn how Gloria translates benefit-rich writing into benefit-rich living.
Congrats to the $5,000 Winner From The Ultimate White Paper Mentorship Program
April 17, 2020 (06:00:26 pm)
The results are in … and while all the submissions were of high quality … there can be only one winner: Kristen Stelzer earned a $5,000 check from AWAI for her winning white paper.
Living The Writer's Life: Julia Borgini
April 11, 2020 (07:00:20 am)
Julia Borgini is in the process of growing a focused, poised, and powerful writing career. Long ago, she defined autonomy as her core value, and as a result, she’s built a professional writing career that gives her exactly that. Enjoy her story and take note of her specific tips on running an organized business, as well as how to succeed as a freelance writer.
Living the Writer’s Life: Susie Kuse
April 04, 2020 (07:00:35 am)
That’s what Susie Kuse told us when we connected with her to find out how Barefoot Living is treating her. Like so many, she’s faced everything from burnout to health challenges to the near-impossible task of juggling family life with business. And at every turn, writing was the answer. Read Susie’s story for a glimpse into just how fast a writing career can help overcome obstacles.
April Issue: Is Writing the “Cure All?”
April 03, 2020 (06:30:56 pm)
Just released, the April issue of Barefoot Writer!
Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life MyBlender Pro Online Ad Writing Contest
March 31, 2020 (07:00:08 am)
From 500 submissions, Nick Usborne announces the 3 winners of the $200 prize from our writing contest about the MyBlender Pro in The Writer’s Life.
[FREE] VIRTUAL SUMMIT: Copywriting’s Future, COVID-19’s Impact, and More…
March 30, 2020 (01:05:56 pm)
This Thursday, we’re holding THE most important online event in AWAI’s 23-year history.
Our Gift to You My Secret Weapon for Dealing with Stress and Uncertainty
March 28, 2020 (07:00:54 am)
If you could use some calm and clarity now too … as well as a great way to focus on overcoming any obstacles that may be holding you back from a more fulfilling writer’s life … I hope you’ll try Dr. Annette Annechild’s 21-day custom meditation program created especially for writers.
Living The Writer's Life: Malcolm Smith “I haven’t worn shoes to work in 10 years.”
March 27, 2020 (07:00:27 pm)
By his own admission, Malcolm Smith had an uphill climb once he entered the world of copywriting. But, as he articulately points out, good writing can be learned, and the freedom it leads to is worth every ounce of persistence you put in up front. Enjoy Malcolm’s uplifting story about how he made Barefoot Writing work for him, and what three things you can do today to pump up the quality of your own copy.
Announcing PWA's New $1,000 Cash Writing Challenge
March 27, 2020 (10:00:45 am)
Professional Writers' Alliance announces a new $1,000 writing challenge.
URGENT: Your Chance to Train One-on-One With a DM Legend Ends Tonight!
March 26, 2020 (10:58:23 am)
Your very small window of opportunity to learn alongside one of the true living legends of our industry is coming to a close.
Master the Art of Writing Long-Form Sales Letters
March 23, 2020 (07:00:59 am)
Learn everything you need to master the art and science of long-form sales letters from Sandy Franks, AWAI’s Copy Chief, who has 29+ years of experience writing winning copy and training copy teams for Agora Publishing.
Today’s Unexpected Opportunities for Email Writers — Free Webinar and Q&A
March 21, 2020 (06:47:21 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar to learn about the big variety of projects available to people who can write a simple email.
Living The Writer's Life: Matthew Loomis Making the Leap to Freelancer Was the Best Decision Matthew Loomis Ever Made
March 20, 2020 (07:06:56 pm)
Matthew “Kaboomis” Loomis runs a thriving freelance copywriting business that includes a variety of fascinating, fast-paced projects. It was a leap he contemplated for years, and one that didn’t come without a handful of reservations. Fortunately, making the leap to freelancer was the best thing he ever did. Better yet, new opportunities continue to unfold. Find out what made the difference in Matt’s story …
Living The Writer's Life: Kate Frank Fueled By a Love for Copywriting, Kate Frank Knows How to Get in Buyer’s Heads
March 13, 2020 (07:27:44 pm)
Thirteen years ago, Kate Frank discovered copywriting … and the rest is part glowing history, part successes yet-to-be. She knew the Barefoot Writing lifestyle was for her and she’s made it her own, with plans to grow and expand into speaking and workshops. Enjoy her sunny perspective on the writer’s life and the passion she feels in her role as communicator.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE About CORONAVIRUS and May’s 2020 Bootcamp & Job Fair
March 13, 2020 (02:03:51 pm)
UPDATE: COVID-19 and May’s Bootcamp. You can expect business as usual here at AWAI … all online trainings will still be happening as scheduled and our outstanding Member Success team will be reachable online and by phone, as usual. We’re still planning to hold Bootcamp & Job Fair, as planned May 12th through the 15th.
Countdown to Bootcamp — 64 Days to Go! Brian Kurtz is Set to Reveal Knock-out Secrets to Boost Your Writing Career
March 09, 2020 (12:08:13 pm)
Brian Kurtz has been a serial direct marketer for almost 40 years, and he's never met a medium he didn't like. He's been a key business builder at Boardroom, Inc. with founder Martin Edelston, and he's worked with many of the top marketers and copywriters who've ever lived.