Today’s Top 10
Your Path to The Writer’s Life Is Filled with These Stepping-Stones…
December 13, 2018 (06:24:44 am)
An ultimate magic from AWAI helps you go from one success to another. Discover how you can make forward progress on your journey to the writer’s life.
Attracting the Right B2B Clients with Loglines
December 13, 2018 (09:06:42 am)
The logline is a script-writing tool that’s perfect for attracting your ideal B2B client. Here’s how to apply this handy formula.
Harness This Common Mistake to Make Your Writing Stronger
December 12, 2018 (08:38:54 am)
Often writers leave warm-up copy in their draft, weakening it. Find four ways use that writing warm up tendency for a stronger first draft.
The Key First Step for Every Copywriting Project
December 06, 2018 (08:40:44 am)
You’ve landed a prime copywriting project. But before you dive into the writing, there’s a key step you need to take first to make writing faster and easier.
Catherine Catozzi’s Meteoric Rise to Writing Success and $3K in One Month
December 01, 2018 (08:43:45 am)
If you need a dose of inspiration to carry you through the cooling fall weather, look no further than Catherine Catozzi’s story. Just a few months ago, she made up her mind to be a Barefoot Writer. And then she did one simple thing that landed her a string of clients – and a four-figure month. Read on to find out how she did it.
Why Finding Nemo Almost BOMBED: Discover How Pixar’s Last-Minute “Fix” Narrowly Avoided Box-Office Catastrophe
December 06, 2018 (06:36:31 am)
Three tricks you can steal from Pixar’s million-dollar “cutting-room” process to transform your writing into “A-level” storytelling.
Five Writing Projects that Pay $1,000 or More… And Can Be Completed in Just One Weekend!
December 07, 2018 (06:10:20 am)
Turn your weekend or spare time into paid writing income. Rebecca Matter shares 5 in-demand projects you can learn quickly, and complete fast for big pay.
How to Make Sure You Meet Your Deadlines and Give Your Clients the Best Copy You Can
December 04, 2018 (06:07:59 am)
Key to copywriting success is building a reputation for being on time with accurate, engaging copy. Use these tips for a process to keep clients happy.
8 Winning Strategies for Writing Attention-Grabbing Video Scripts
December 05, 2018 (08:59:55 am)
Video is winning the attention wars on the Internet. See how you can write video scripts that will engage viewers and keep them watching.
How a “Two-Penny” Mailing Opened a Floodgate of Copywriting Opportunities
December 03, 2018 (07:30:54 am)
Follow these three useful tips on how to catapult your copywriting career, and you can land more writing projects and earn more money faster.
The Writer’s Life
The Only Sure Way to Make Real Progress This Year
January 28, 2011 (10:13:51 am)
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.
Get a Head Start on the Ultimate Writing Talent Equalizer
September 24, 2018 (07:09:19 am)
Regardless of where you started, who you know, or how smart you are, there’s one important element in any moneymaking writing career. And you can have it
How to Create a Pricing Structure that Builds Consistent Income
August 31, 2011 (08:19:06 am)
Cindy Cyr shares tips on how to create consistent income and the secret to creating package plans.
Practice Assignment: Write 83 Words of Online Copy
May 11, 2018 (12:00:00 am)
Practice is the best way to get started, and get better, as an online copywriter. Here’s the chance to do a practice assignment, using tips from a master.
Four Reasons Why You NEED a Mastermind Group
September 24, 2012 (06:16:46 am)
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
December 07, 2010 (02:34:43 pm)
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
February 16, 2012 (06:10:30 am)
Landing a client is half the battle. Steve Roller walks us through the other half, working out the specifics of the deal.
Why Making Money Writing Should Be Fun (According to Ben Settle…)
June 01, 2017 (06:20:27 am)
Email writer Ben Settle has an enviable lifestyle… He only writes for 10 minutes a day. Yet he’s hugely successful. Read this interview for his secrets.
How To Get All the Clients You Need from People You Already Know
May 09, 2011 (07:52:36 am)
Cindy Cyr shares how tapping into the network of people you already know is one sure way to get all the clients you need.
Become the Leading Expert in Something
April 24, 2013 (06:33:54 am)
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
April 13, 2009 (06:24:35 am)
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.
Two Hidden Persuasion Tactics That Get Prospects to Hit the Buy Button
September 03, 2018 (06:23:58 am)
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.
The Secret Psychology of Becoming a Great Copywriter
November 09, 2015 (10:36:56 am)
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?
The Power of One — One Big Idea
August 30, 2010 (08:41:12 am)
Today, Michael Masterson gets at the very heart of powerful, persuasive writing.
Get Instant Recognition and Charge Higher Copy Fees
August 20, 2018 (06:26:40 am)
The smart way to charge higher fees is to showcase your AWAI VerifiedTM Badges. They let clients know you can write today’s most in-demand projects.
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
January 07, 2008 (01:30:40 pm)
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.
Who is Elmer Wheeler … and how can he boost your response rate?
February 11, 2008 (01:56:57 pm)
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.
Why the “Get Clients First” Approach Will Increase Your Copywriting Income
April 09, 2018 (06:24:39 am)
Being a successful copywriter who earns a lot of money doesn’t happen by chance. Follow these three steps to make a plan and put it into action.
Easy Income: Five Ways to Earn Money Writing Emails
July 16, 2018 (06:38:00 am)
There are many ways to earn money as a copywriter. One of the easiest ways to generate income is writing emails. Here are five projects to start with.
Five Tips for Copywriting Success from a Hollywood Bombshell
July 09, 2018 (06:56:05 am)
As you progress from up-and-coming to “A-list” copywriter, you’ll hit a few rough spots. Follow these five lessons from a Hollywood Bombshell for success.
Wealthy Web Writer
The “Nonsense Method” to Beat Writer’s Block
September 05, 2018 (06:51:50 am)
Put a new twist on an old technique to help you beat writer’s block and create fun, useful content every day… either for yourself or for your clients.
Direct response dead?!? Not even close…
August 29, 2018 (06:41:25 am)
Content marketing is on the rise, but that doesn’t mean direct-response copywriting is dead. See how the two work together to make sales.
You’re a Bitter Disappointment to Your Loved Ones and Yourself
July 14, 2010 (02:06:28 pm)
Joshua Boswell shares how you can attract clients that are willing to pay you a ton of money, right now.
Want to Blog, but Can’t Find the Time?
June 13, 2018 (10:35:25 am)
If you want to blog for your web-writing business, but find the prospect overwhelming, here’s a strategy that will help you make time for blogging.
Using Stories in Marketing: How to Find and Tell Great Stories
July 25, 2018 (06:58:55 am)
Using stories in your marketing makes your message more memorable, more compelling, and more credible. But where do you find great stories?
How Many Clients Do You Need for a Good Living?
May 30, 2018 (02:57:54 pm)
How many clients do you need to make a good living as a freelance writer? Figure out your target number of clients to reach your income goals.
Getting Started With Speaking Engagements
October 11, 2017 (06:50:30 am)
Speaking engagements are very effective for marketing and building authority. If you haven’t considered using speaking engagements, it’s time to rethink.
5 Creative Ways for Saying Thank You to Your Clients
June 27, 2018 (02:39:14 pm)
Saying thank you to your clients is more than just polite. It builds relationships and can help keep your clients coming back to you with new projects.
5 Simple Steps to a Lead Magnet That Pulls
June 06, 2018 (09:09:58 am)
In the early days of list building, people would subscribe to your list just to receive your e-newsletter. Nowadays, you need a lead magnet that pulls.
10 Resources You Can Use to Become a Better Writer in 2018
January 03, 2018 (02:09:27 pm)
To help you get off to a great start in 2018, here are 10 resources to help you become a better writer fast. You’ll be more organized and a faster writer.