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Write a Powerful, 83-Word Email About a Centrifugal Juicer… And You Could Get a $200 Prize!

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.

Living the Writer's Life: Julia Schaller

Julia Schaller may be a new mother, but that hasn’t kept her from her dream job of copywriting. She works as an in-house writer for AWAI and is the one behind many of the email campaigns, articles, sales letters, and video scripts you see on our site. Even while she’s writing, she’s keeping an ear tuned to her baby daughter sleeping nearby. We hope you enjoy this sneak peek into the writer’s life of one of our favorite AWAI team members.

Why Tuesday, July 27, Will Be a Landmark Day for AWAI Writers…

Join Katie, Rebecca Matter, and a few other special guests to see what all the buzz is about this Landmark Day for AWAI Writers...

Great Minds Think Alike! AWAI Members Jennifer Marek and Kaitlin Schneider Both Suggested the Same Winning Name for Our New Job Board

We have a name for our new, enhanced Job Board! With over 538 submissions to our Job Board Naming Challenge, two AWAI members suggested the same winning name. Read more here…

Enrollment Closing at MIDNIGHT — Become a Certified UX Copywriter!

No matter what industry a business is in or what marketing channels they use, they ALL offer a user experience… and a trained UX copywriter can ensure each user experience is a positive one.

3 Trends in UX Copywriting Happening Right Now

Bad user experiences online cost businesses trillions of dollars, but an effective UX copywriter can help change that. Here are three trends in UX… and why they’re a golden opportunity for you.

How You Can Be a Detective, a Scientist, a Psychologist, and a Superhero When You Do This Kind of Writing

Being a UX copywriter is about helping people connect with products that will make their life better. It means solving problems, anticipating needs, and continually learning… all while making a great living as a writer.

Get Certified in the Writing Skill EVERY Business Online Needs

No matter what industry a business is in or what marketing channels they use, they ALL offer a user experience… and a trained UX copywriter can ensure each user experience is a positive one.

12 Software Tools to Run Your Freelance Copywriting Business

As you add clients to your schedule, you’ll find you need to increase your efficiency and effectiveness. Want to meet all your deadlines with time to spare? Use these 12 tech tools to run your freelance writing business.

4 Powerful Lessons Learned from My New Money-Making Website — All About Mushrooms

Nick Usborne’s been very successful with his 15-year-old Money-Making Website. Here are four lessons he’s learned as he tries to build a new website to the same level of success.

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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.

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.

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.

9 Ways to Get Started Quickly as a Web Writer

Writing for the Web brings huge opportunity in any niche that interests you. To build a steady and enjoyable career, start with these nine easy-to-learn web-writing projects.

These Potato Chips Launched My Copywriting Career (Seriously!)

Most copywriting careers don’t start with a HUGE project. Instead, little copy projects can be key to building your business. Ed Gandia reveals his story.

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…

From Cubicle to Copywriter: 5 Tips for Managing the Transition from Day Job to The Writer's Life

Making the transition from a steady job to copywriting can be stressful but these 5 tips from a fellow successful writer can help you handle it with ease.

Four Reasons Why You NEED a Mastermind Group

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

The ‘Non-Salesy’ Steps I Took to Grow My Case Study Work

Land case study work, or any writing work, even if you’re an introvert… Casey Hibbard shares four moves that helped her grow her business to six-figures.

7 Tips on How — Not Where — to Find Writing 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.

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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.

Make 10x Your Regular Writing Income

Content marketing is growing at a rapid pace and companies cannot keep up with the demand. They need writers who can provide quality content, and they are happy to pay you huge fees to write their most pressing content projects.

This Copywriting Expert Wants to Help You Earn up to $10,000 per Project

There’s no denying that “A-list” copywriter Carline Anglade-Cole is the “Queen of Controls” for the alternative health market. Today she’s going to help you break into this billion-dollar market, with the potential to earn up to $10,000 per project.

How to Snag Your First $1,000 Writing Fee Using Money Mile Markers

Joining Circle of Success is one of the best decisions you can make to advance your career and get on the path to building a six-figure writing income.

Blockbuster Deals (Big Savings) Available on Your Favorite AWAI Products

AWAI’s “Year of the Writer” Sale will only happen a few times this year, so when it does, it’s something you should jump on right away. You can pick up your favorite AWAI product at up to 90% savings.

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.

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?

3 Ways to Never Run Out of Ideas for Your Blog

Coming up with ideas for your blog can be a fun process when you use these three methods. You’ll find the ideas aren’t going to run out… if anything, they’ll come easier than ever before.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

How to Have a Successful Freelance Career with a Mental Illness

If you live with a mental illness, you may wonder if freelance writing is viable for you. It can be. Read this inspiring story of one writer’s success.

Stress and Creativity – Reduce Stress for Better Writing Results

Stress has a negative impact on your creativity… especially chronic stress. Learn more about stress and creativity, including stress reduction tips.

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.

Say Yes to Opportunity… and Then Figure It Out

If you want to create more opportunity as a writer, you need to start saying yes to opportunity… even if you’re inexperienced. You can figure it out!

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.



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