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Living The Writer's Life: Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd’s story is both moving and rousing. He proves that enthusiasm motivates action, that action motivates reward, and that the rewards he reaps through writing will sustain him through life’s biggest challenges …

3 Key Lessons I Learned Going From Zero to $103,000 in 11 Months as a Writer (Part 3)

Good paying clients who value good copy — and writers — are all looking for one thing. Joshua Boswell reveals what it is, and how to ensure you have it.

3 Key Lessons I Learned Going From Zero to $103,000 in 11 Months as a Writer (Part 2)

Marketers are notoriously busy creatures. Joshua Boswell shares the key to get them to respond and give you more projects.

Google’s Search Journeys — What You Need to Know

Google works hard to improve user experience. One recent innovation is Google’s Search Journeys… and it means new opportunities for you as a writer.

Why Writing B2B Content Pays (A Lot) More

Leave the low-paying content mill work for others. Steve Slaunwhite reveals how trained writers can easily make 10 to 100 times that in this huge market.

What Working with Expert Gordon Graham Taught Me about Writing White Papers

Working on a project with expert Gordon Graham taught Steve Maurer many lessons and added a skill to his toolkit. See if this new skill is for you, too…

7 Tips on How — Not Where — To Find White Paper Clients

No one has ever asked expert Gordon Graham this question, yet he calls the answer a key to success. Here are seven tips that work for any writing project.

Living The Writer's Life: Randi Anderson

Randi Anderson has a way with words, whether she’s using them to write, teach, or translate. As a student of world culture and travel, Randi is building a writing business that ties into those passions and connects people across the world. Enjoy the fascinating journey she’s taken so far and find out where she’s headed next.

6 Things I Love about Writing White Papers

Writing top-notch B2B content that generates thousands or millions of dollars is one reason you may enjoy being a White Paper specialist. Here are more…

B2B Clients, AP, Chicago, and the Oxford Comma: It's a Matter of Style

When you’re working with your B2B clients, you know you need to know their products and their prospects. But you also need to know their style.

The Writer’s Life

Make Great Money Writing Any of These 5 Short-Form Copy Web Pages That Are in High Demand

Discover the details of the five in-demand web pages marketers need your help with, and how much you can charge to write each one.

7 Ways to Make Money Writing on the Side (and Gain More Freedom in Your Life!)

As a writer, you have the unique ability to make more money whenever you want. Discover seven writing side hustles that are always in demand.

The Only Sure Way to Make Real Progress This Year

Setting goals is the only sure way to make real progress this year, and Cindy Cyr shares how to set them and stick with them.

How to Create a Pricing Structure that Builds Consistent Income

Cindy Cyr shares tips on how to create consistent income and the secret to creating package plans.

Four Reasons Why You NEED a Mastermind Group

Rae Robinson has four reasons why a mastermind group will help accelerate your successful copywriting career.

A Little-Known, Yet Powerful 11-Step Action Plan for Leading a Successful, Happy Life

John Wood reveals his 11-step action plan. Follow it and it will help you lead a successful, happy life.

How to Determine Your Value in the Marketplace

Landing a client is half the battle. Steve Roller walks us through the other half, working out the specifics of the deal.

How To Get All the Clients You Need from People You Already Know

Cindy Cyr shares how tapping into the network of people you already know is one sure way to get all the clients you need.

Be Happier and Accomplish More by Living Your Life With a Sense of Purpose...

John Wood shares how living your life with a sense of purpose can help you be happier and accomplish more and gives tips on how to start doing so.

Become the Leading Expert in Something

Michael Katz tells a great story of turning what may just be an interesting fact into a profitable focus for a freelance business.

The Golden Thread

From “I Can’t” to “I Can!” – 5 Easy Ways to Gain Confidence As an Aspiring Copywriter

No doubt, starting out as a copywriter can be downright frightening. The good news is, you can calm these fears down, and become a competent, confident copywriter in no time flat. Just follow one (or more!) of these five confidence boosters.

Who is Elmer Wheeler … and how can he boost your response rate?

AWAI staff writer John Wood highlights Elmer Wheeler, one of the pioneers of persuasive writing. Using Wheeler’s tested selling techniques can boost response and transform your copywriting career.

The Secret Psychology of Becoming a Great Copywriter

Copywriters go through a predictable cycle of emotions, knowledge, and self-belief. Here's a breakdown of the four stages of this cycle. Where do you fit in?

How to Get the Most out of Creative Conferences: A Nifty Tool for Getting the Background Information You Need from Your Clients … Every Time, Part 1

Part 1 of master copywriter Don Hauptman’s checklist for obtaining the background information you need from your client before beginning a new copywriting project.

Two Hidden Persuasion Tactics That Get Prospects to Hit the Buy Button

If you use these 2 persuasion tactics in your copy, you’ll get more people buying the products you’re selling — and you’ll land more copywriting projects.

10 Steps to Escaping the Job World and Creating the Life You Really Want

Changing Course creator, Valerie Young, shares ten step that will set you on the path toward the life and career you really want.

The Anti-Writing Secret I Learned on My Way to Becoming a Six-Figure Writer…

Sean McCool shares a secret – one that has nothing to do with writing – that can actually improve your writing.

How to Write Well: The World’s Simplest Formula

Michael Masterson’s definition of good writing can be applied to every sort of non-fiction writing like books, magazine articles, direct-mail sales letters, business correspondence, telemarketing scripts, and speeches. Learn this simple rule that will help you write well.

A Nifty Tool for Getting the Background Information You Need from Your Clients … Every Time, Part 2

Part 2 of master copywriter Don Hauptman’s checklist for obtaining the background information you need from your client before beginning a new copywriting project.

How to Improve the Clarity of Your Writing

Michael Masterson shares a valuable writing tool that can help you improve your writing clarity.

Wealthy Web Writer

Google’s Search Journeys — What You Need to Know

Google works hard to improve user experience. One recent innovation is Google’s Search Journeys… and it means new opportunities for you as a writer.

Casting a Wider Net: 5 Truths About Networking for Freelancers

Networking is a proven way to put yourself in front of prospects and can yield big results. Use these 5 networking tips for freelancers to get started.

6 (Almost) Foolproof Strategies for Meeting Deadlines

Meeting deadlines is a key part of running a successful business. If you struggle with completing projects on time, these 6 strategies will help.

An Untapped Web-Writing Opportunity You Don’t Want to Ignore

Many companies are turning to infographics to create unique, visually interesting, useful content. And this creates a new writing opportunity for you.

How Event Marketing Can Boost Your Writing Fees

Help your clients land new customers or increase your own client base with mini-event marketing. You’ll earn great fees while have a good time.

Your Web-Writing Business Isn’t a Drive-Thru, So Stop Being an Order-Taker

When your clients hire you, they are paying for your expertise. So start presenting yourself as an expert consultant. Use these 7 tips to start.

How to Find a Mentor to Help You Grow and Go Further, Faster

So you want to find a mentor? That’s a smart move, but it isn’t easy. Fortunately, you can enjoy big benefits from mentoring alternatives.

Why You Need a Great Email Newsletter for Your Writing Business

Do you have a great email newsletter for your writing business? Email newsletters are a powerful marketing tool and a natural fit for writers.

A Stress-Free Way to Build Quality Content: The MoSCoW Method

What if there were a simple method to beat Writer’s Block while increasing your writing output? One that led to the creation of quality content faster?

Finding Clarity for Writing – A Three-Step Process

If you start writing on an important project before you have clarity, you’ll struggle… and probably procrastinate. Go through these 3 steps to find clarity



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