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5 Small Things that Can Lead to Daily Progress

Feeling stuck on how to move forward in your writing business? Doing these five simple things daily can help you make progress toward your goals.

How Liz Farr Skipped the “Beginner” Stage of Copywriting Without Having to Hustle

Liz Farr adopted an easy tactic when she was getting started, which enabled her to leapfrog over any new copywriter ‘growing pains.’ You can use it too!

The Victory Strategy Used by an Almost-Millionaire Writer

One strategy could help you earn big success as a respected writer, and it’s easily found when you know where to look. Use this tactic to make big strides.

His Weird Idea Started a $1 Billion Business (Use These Same 5 Traits to Build Your Writing Career)

Five traits you can learn from Guy Laliberté, the man who turned Cirque du Soleil into a $1 billion business. Use them to grow your writing career.

8 Key Insights about Writing from Award-Winning Author Becky Masterman

Rising star author Becky Masterman talks candidly about the joy of writing, and shares insights on promoting your book once it’s accepted for publication.

What Freelance Writing Clients Do and Do NOT Need from You

Businesses of all sizes are looking for freelance writers. Yet if you’re new to working with clients, you may have questions about their expectations.

Spend Less Time Proposing… and More Time Doing

Here are five tips to help you avoid wasting time with dead-end copywriting proposals.

How to Grow Your Business by Becoming a “Gift Horse”

Giving gifts to clients can help you grow your writing business. See four big benefits you’ll enjoy when you start giving gifts to say thank you.

Two Insider Secrets to Success as a Content Marketer

Don’t waste time trying to persuade a prospect to use the type of content you write. Instead, combine these secrets for greater success and ongoing fees.

3 Steps to an “Unfair Advantage” as an Online Copywriter

Online copywriters can use three unique tactics to give them an advantage in their freelance business. Brian Clark explains how to get started…

The Writer’s Life

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.

Get a Head Start on the Ultimate Writing Talent Equalizer

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 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.

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.

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.

Practice Assignment: Write 83 Words of Online Copy

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.

The Golden Thread

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Get Instant Recognition and Charge Higher Copy Fees

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.

Wealthy Web Writer

How Your Good Web-Writing Clients May Be Holding You Back

Going from good clients to great clients means first recognizing that there are clients out there who are a better fit. Here’s how to update your mindset…

How to Grow Your Business by Becoming a “Gift Horse”

Giving gifts to clients can help you grow your writing business. See four big benefits you’ll enjoy when you start giving gifts to say thank you.

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?

Nail Your Writing Goals by Keeping Promises to Yourself

Keeping the promises you make to yourself is a powerful tool to help you reach your writing goals and boost your self-worth.

Defining Your Own Unique Selling Proposition to Attract Clients

Defining your unique selling proposition helps you make connections with people you’ll enjoy working with and who’ll go out of their way to work with you.

Is This Missing From Your Daily Routine?

Do you include a daily fast write as part of your routine? If not, you might be missing out on some big writing and business benefits. See what they are…

A 5-Step Prospecting System for Reaching the Right Person

Connecting with the right person within a company is essential for landing projects. Try this 5-step prospecting system to make better connections.

7 Steps to Turning in Work Clients Love

You get hard to land a project. And when you finally do, that’s when the real work begins. Use these seven steps for turning in work your clients will love

How to Beat Writer's Block Even When You Don't Feel Like Writing

These four strategies to beat writer’s block have proven effective for other writers. Give them a try and learn to write even when you don’t feel motivated.

Use This Client-Ready Checklist to Write Web Content Like a Boss

Whether you’re new to writing web content or you’re a well-establish web writer, this checklist can help you boost your professional game.



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