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Living The Writer's: Life Julie Hassett
August 09, 2019 (05:04:38 pm)
The day Julie Hassett learned copywriters can make a lot of money working from home was the day her life changed, forever. She dug her heels into the challenge, jumped, and landed square in the middle of the Barefoot Writing world. If you know you have what it takes and want a preview of what life as a writer can bring, you’ll love her story.
Congratulations to Our Three $1,500 Prize Winners!
August 09, 2019 (08:44:46 am)
This week, AWAI is proud to announce the three $1,500 prize winners from the first graduating class of Casey Hibbard’s Case Study Masterclass program…
A Potential Writing Client Contacted Me. Now What?!? — Free Webinar and Q&A
August 03, 2019 (07:42:30 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar to find out how to handle those first client conversations with ease.
Living The Writer's Life: Amanda Foxcroft Taylor
August 02, 2019 (07:18:59 pm)
Amanda Foxcroft Taylor stands out from the crowd of most writers for two reasons: She knows what she wants, and she’s not wasting any time going after it. Plus, she’s found a way to marry her ideals and writing goals with a career that allows her to write for the joy of it. Read on to find out how “love-based solutions” are propelling her to ever-growing daily success.
August Issue: 672 Reasons to Celebrate YOU
August 02, 2019 (05:08:16 pm)
Your August issue of Barefoot Writer is waiting!
Living The Writer's Life: Ed Estlow
July 26, 2019 (06:46:29 pm)
The Game-Changing Skill that Brought Ed Estlow a New Career … and a Better Life
Freelance Sales/Editorial Copywriter for Numismatic Publisher
July 19, 2019 (08:34:19 pm)
Numisma Publishing specializes in producing newsletters and other products that are in development for the rare coin and precious metals field. We work with some of the top dealers and collectors across the country. Numisma Publishing is operated by Mark Ferguson, a nationally-recognized expert in numismatics and an AWAI Circle of Success member.
Outback Road-Tripper Finds Fame through Writing
July 05, 2019 (08:10:43 am)
Andrew Murray experienced the trip of a lifetime when he took a 12-month journey around Australia, and from that moment on vowed never to be stuck in one place again. But to make his dream a reality, he needed a reliable, mobile source of income. And that’s where Barefoot Writing entered the picture…
The Content Marketing Mentor You Didn’t Know You Needed
June 11, 2019 (07:58:42 am)
Let one of the industry’s top content marketing experts guide you to mastery in this in-demand niche.
One Of The Most In-Demand Copywriting Niches Today
June 10, 2019 (10:28:15 am)
Content marketing is hot right now and the need for qualified copywriters continues to grow.
New $1,000 “No Excuses” Writing Challenge Offers Writers The Chance To Get Paid To Level Up Their Careers
June 01, 2019 (06:22:24 pm)
The Professional Writer’s Alliance (PWA) has launched a new “No Excuses” writing challenge with $1,000 in prize monies available. Drawing inspiration from Dan Kennedy, the direct response industry’s self-styled Professor of Harsh Realities, the competition offers writers the chance at extra cash rewards for tackling their personal obstacles and excuses head-on.
Newest AWAI Member Case Study: Ben Phillips
May 31, 2019 (02:40:24 pm)
Ben Phillips worked various jobs but none were fulfilling — until a letter in his mailbox changed the course of his career.
Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Online Ad Writing Contest
May 29, 2019 (08:02:09 am)
From over 500 submissions, the three winners of the $200 prize from our online ad writing contest in The Writer’s Life have been chosen by Nick Usborne.
And the 2019 AWAI Copywriter of the Year is … GORDON GRAHAM!!
May 25, 2019 (07:56:41 am)
Veteran B2B copywriter – and mentor to many AWAI members – is the new Copywriter of the Year.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Congratulations to the 2019 Bootcamp Spec Challenge Winners
May 25, 2019 (07:38:43 am)
These AWAI members earned $1,000 and the chance to work with AWAI.
Congratulations to the 2019 $10K Challenge Winner: A Full-Time Copywriting Career Could Be Around the Corner for Steve Maurer
May 25, 2019 (07:03:15 am)
A career as a full-time freelance copywriter could be on the horizon for Steve Maurer.
Newest AWAI Member Case Study: Keith Trimels
May 10, 2019 (09:14:44 am)
Read about how this engineer spun his writing talent into his dream life.
Newly Minted Six-Figure Barefoot Writer: Angela Payton’s Story
May 10, 2019 (08:25:54 am)
Angela’s Advice: Tell everyone you know what you do. Take a chance on every opportunity you see or hear about. The worst that could happen: You get samples/writing practice. The best? High-paying clients. Read her story now.
May Issue: Kitchen Sink Escape-Plan For Writers
May 04, 2019 (07:12:58 am)
Read on to see how this phrase was coined by writer Heather Robson, our Featured Interviewee for May. She’s spot on in her assessment that as writers, we tend to want to get good at everything before we venture out into actually doing something.
Newest AWAI Member Case Study: Sharlet Brennan
May 03, 2019 (09:27:51 am)
Sharlet Brennan had a job she loved — until the business was sold. Find out how she turned this sudden change into a career where she could be in control.