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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.
Living the Writer’s Life: John Rugh Fired Up and Better Than Ever: How Taking a Step Back Helped This Writer Move Forward
March 06, 2020 (07:30:42 pm)
John Rugh is the kind of person who’s clearly cut out for the writer’s life. He devotes his free time to everything from mountain biking to rock climbing to fishing in the desert. But he came up short in his first attempt at professional writing. Frustrated, he went back to traditional employment. And that’s when everything changed, and he realized what kind of life he could have as a writer if he’d just pursue his passion whole-heartedly. Find out how he’s doing that, and why this time, he’s determined to succeed …
March Issue: Mess With Your Brain the Smart Way
March 06, 2020 (07:03:24 pm)
Just released, the March issue of Barefoot Writer!
Living the Writer's Life David Tomen Motivated Freelancer Finds Smooth Sailing in Copywriting World
February 29, 2020 (07:00:38 am)
David Tomen is a natural at persuasive communication. He’s been doing it throughout his colorful career, but didn’t realize it was called copywriting until a short time ago. Now that he has the skills and training he needs, nothing can stop his steady ascent to life as a six-figure writer — and a very driven one at that. Find out what he’s been doing to make sure that he goes nowhere but up, both in his income and writing goals.
Living The Writer's Life: Brad McMillen Why Writing Means “Goodbye, Cubicle” and “Hello, Opportunity!” for Brad McMillen
February 21, 2020 (05:55:44 pm)
Life as a professional writer brings Brad McMillen the kind of freedom-from-The-Man we all crave. But it wasn’t until he “admitted” something to himself — out loud — that he was able to move forward in his goals. Find out what he said and learn why Brad is already on his way to long-term writing satisfaction.
Living The Writer's Life: Angela Williams Stillwell
February 15, 2020 (07:00:45 am)
Angela Williams Stillwell proves Barefoot Living can be shaped around your own interests. She recognized early on how freelance writing could give her the flexibility she wanted in life, both to pursue a career she enjoys and to continue her daily habits of exercise and playing with her pets. With a realistic grasp on how unpredictable life can be, Angela’s pursuit of Barefoot Writing gives her the time and income needed to overcome any obstacle — and enjoy herself along the way.
The Art of Instant Ideas with Andrew Davis
February 14, 2020 (04:59:23 pm)
For the first time ever, we’ve partnered with Andrew Davis (a very influential marketer you’re going to want to meet!) to bring you a deep-dive training on something other people said “couldn’t be taught.”
The “Selling” Side of Copywriting vs. This 😲
February 11, 2020 (10:01:59 am)
This is how to live the writer’s life without writing sales copy. Not all writers are drawn to the “selling” side of copywriting. If you wish you could just WRITE … and still enjoy all the money and perks traditional “long-form” sales letter copywriters enjoy, then you’ll love this …
Living the Writer's Life: Donald Burns How the Reshaping of a “Dream Job” Turned into the Perfect “Retirement Gig”
February 08, 2020 (07:00:35 am)
Donald Burns, who long ago secured an MBA and landed his “dream job,” soon found that the contracts and constrictions weren’t worth it. He turned to freelance writing 22 years ago when the Internet and online resources barely existed. Since then, he’s built up a thriving and award-winning career as a Barefoot Writer. Read on to discover how Donald became master of his own destiny.
How to Land the Best Writing Fees — Free Webinar and Q&A
February 08, 2020 (06:00:15 am)
Join us for this FREE webinar for answers to the questions writers often ask about finding well-paying clients, charging more, and presenting rates with confidence.
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.