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Monday Morning Jumpstart: Leaving A Legacy as A Writer

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about the first in what Ted calls his Five Pillars of Vision.

How Some Writers Earn Up to $6,000 a Day

If you start a blog, it’s possible you could earn as much as $6,000 per day writing about subjects you enjoy or have a passion for. Or you could use your blogging skill to land more clients. Both options can lead to financial independence and lifestyle freedom.

Living the Writer's Life: Jim Abbey

Jim Abbey once asked a client why they had chosen to hire him. Much to his surprise, they mentioned an attraction to the way he laughed at an event they had attended together. Jim decided to take this as a lesson and now “laughs his way to the bank.” He uses the resources from the AWAI community and Circle of Success to build a writing career focused on writing in the sustainability industry. You’ll love the “aha moments” Jim shares that led to his life as a Barefoot Writer.

Here’s Why, If You Know How to Write Direct Response Copy, Your Future Is Golden

Writing direct response copy is your secret weapon to success. And today the opportunities to do so are greater than ever. Or, as David says to all direct response people who watch the video, “You face a golden future.”

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Daily Success Practices for Writers

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about setting yourself up for success every single day by establishing a morning routine.

Living the Writer's Life: Anne Hill

One of Anne Hill’s favorite quotes is from the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. In part, it reads, “I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start over again.” It’s something she reads regularly and has taken to heart. We’re so thrilled Anne was willing to share her story of reinvention and perseverance with us here. Not only has she managed to build a beautiful writer’s life, but she now writes on her terms for clients she loves.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: How to Prevent Writer Burn-Out

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about what burn out feels like... how to deal with it when it arrives... and what to do to prevent it.

7 Ways to Make More Money as a Writer

As a writer you have choices … you choose what to write about and who you work with. You also choose how much money you make. If you want to increase the amount of money you make, check out the top 7 ways you can start making more money as a writer.

Pick a Subject or Topic You Love and Turn It into an Intriguing Yet Easy-to-Read Article And You Just Might Win A $200 Cash Prize for Your Effort

Practice is the best way to keep improving at any endeavor. For a copywriter, that means time spent writing! Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

Think You Can Write an Attention-Getting Email about an Air Fryer?

Practice is the best way to keep improving at any endeavor. For a copywriter, that means time spent writing! Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

The Writer’s Life

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Daily Success Practices for Writers

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about setting yourself up for success every single day by establishing a morning routine.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: How to Prevent Writer Burn-Out

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about what burn out feels like... how to deal with it when it arrives... and what to do to prevent it.

Show Off Your Freelance Skills by Writing an Attention-Getting Headline And You Might Be Awarded a $200 Cash Prize for Your Effort

Practice is the best way to keep improving at any endeavor. For a copywriter, that means time spent writing! Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Using Tragedy to Grow as a Writer

Watch today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart session with AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, to learn the difference and understand how you can either use the tragedy to thrive as a writer... or make big life changes before tragedy ever strikes.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Time to Check in On Your Writing Goals

In today’s Monday Morning Jumpstart session, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, shares a few tricks for becoming less “busy,” so that you can become more effective... and reach your writing goals sooner.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: No Time to Write? Watch This...

If you struggle to find the time to write... work on your writing business... or make progress towards your paid writing goals – you have got to watch this week’s Monday Morning Jumpstart!

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Build Your Brand as a Writer

In this Monday Morning Jumpstart session, AWAI Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, shows us how to know what we’re expressing as our brand... and how to make sure that our values and our brand match up... So that we’re ultimately attracting the clients and projects that will bring us fulfillment as people.

35 Hot Niche Industries for Web Content Writing Jobs in 2022

Succeed faster when you focus your attention where demand is highest. Check out 35 trending niche industries where you can look for content writing jobs.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Should You Fake It ‘Till You Make It?

Watch as Ted and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, debate the concept of “faking it” in business and ultimately come up with a better option.

5 Markets Guaranteed to Kick-start an Awesome Copywriting Career

One writing skill is foundational to marketing campaigns. You can use it to make high fees, especially when you focus on one of these five top markets.

The Golden Thread

How Some Writers Earn Up to $6,000 a Day

If you start a blog, it’s possible you could earn as much as $6,000 per day writing about subjects you enjoy or have a passion for. Or you could use your blogging skill to land more clients. Both options can lead to financial independence and lifestyle freedom.

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.

Put Money Worries Aside: Use Your Writing Skills to Make an “Extra” $400-$3,500 a Month

If you launch your own Money-Making Website, it’s a chance to write about subjects you are passion about. And that could lead to a steady stream of passive income, sometimes earning as much as extra $400, $1,000, or $3,500 a month.

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.

A Ground Floor Opportunity for Writers in a $30 Trillion-a-Year Space

NFTs have opened up a BIG new writing opportunity. Train with web writing master Nick Usborne and become a Web3 Writing Specialist. You’ll learn to write captivating content and copy that piques a prospect’s interests immediately.

How One Decision Changes Your Writing Career Opportunities

Membership in COS changes your writing career opportunities by giving you full access to hundreds of different resources including personal mentoring, proven client-getting techniques, strategies for negotiating high fees, and self-study programs for improving your writing skills.

AWAI's Blow-Out 25th Anniversary Sale on Writing Training Programs: Claim Your 90% Savings NOW

With the blow-out AWAI's 25th Anniversary Sale, here’s your chance to pick your favorite skill-building training programs and business-building resources and save up to 90% off the regular price.

If You Can Tell a Good Story, You Might Get a Check for $5,000

If you know how to tell a good story, you might win a check from AWAI for $5,000 plus get your name on our roster of potential writers for other upcoming projects.

This Is Easily Worth 10x the Money You Pay

How "Structural Priming" Will Make You a Better Copywriter

Structural priming is an effective method of priming your brain for copywriting. Copying effective sales letters over and over again will help build muscle memory.

Wealthy Web Writer

Three Secrets to Build a Business You Love

Building a freelance business is great. But building a business you love is even better. Here are three secrets to get you started…

The Writer’s Information Packet Challenge

Take this challenge and put together your freelance writer’s information packet. Then whenever a prospect asks for more information, you’ll be ready.

3 Tips for Crafting User-Friendly Writing

User-friendly writing is easy-to-read and puts the reader’s needs first. See three easy ways you can make your writing more user-friendly.

Business Challenge: Clean Up Your Social Media Presence

Is your social media presence helping or hurting your web-writing business? Clean up your social media presence and make it easier for clients to hire you.

13 Web Writing Marketing Seeds You Can Start Planting Now

If you want your web-writing business to grow, you need to begin planting your marketing seeds now. This will lead to a steady stream of clients later.

Writing a Reader-Focused Newsletter - 5 Approaches that Work

Writing a reader-focused email newsletter can be a gamechanger (for you or your clients). It helps you connect with you audience and pulls in work.

How to Set Realistic Goals and Find Time to Achieve Them

Achieving goals boils down to two things—setting realistic goals and them setting aside time to work on them. Here, you’ll find useful tips for doing both.

Choose a Marketing Method to Try for Your Business

When it comes to marketing your writing business, doing some trial and error is useful. Here, you’ll find five different marketing methods you can try.

Package Pricing for Your Writing Services – Is It Right for You?

When thinking about pricing your copywriting services, have you considered offering packages? Packing pricing can elevate your value in your client’s eyes.

9 Marketing Experiments You Can Use to Grow Your Business

Do you avoid new marketing strategies because you fear they’ll fail? Try doing experiments instead. Here are 9 marketing experiments to get you started.



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