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Living the Writer’s Life: Andrea MacDonald

Long-time journalist and mother, Andrea MacDonald, found her freedom in writing. We spoke to her about how she learned to aim high but still savor life along the way.

Streamline Your Copywriting Research to Increase Your Income

Copywriting research can be time-consuming and intimidating: where to start... how much to do. Find helpful tips for streamlining your research process.

B2B Copywriting Trends: 5 Emerging Opportunities

B2B copywriting offers a variety of project types. Learn to do some of the in-demand options and your schedule could be full for months or years to come.

3 Good Reasons You MUST Charge Higher Writing Fees

B2B companies expect to pay writers professional fees. But if you haven’t been charging enough, here are three reasons to raise your copy fees now.

3 Ways You Can Leverage Your Copywriting Skills for Bigger Income

You can earn money offering your copywriting skills to clients or you can leverage your copywriting skills to increase your income in other ways.

B2B Copywriting Clients: Hiding in Plain Sight

You can find great opportunities for writing projects and higher fees when you look in this unexpected location. Follow these strategies to find clients.

Contacts Made at Bootcamp Lead to Working for a Top Financial Publisher

Copywriter Daniel Ross is moving up in the financial copywriting world, after landing some writing gigs with his dream client.

5-Point Checklist to Effectively Market Yourself to Clients

A disconnect with any one of these 5 things can impact getting clients. Use this checklist to discover how you can show prospects what you’re capable of.

Are You Over-Preparing Before Starting Your Copywriting Business?

Some copywriters spend a lot of time developing a lot of systems and materials — as if everything must be perfect before they can start. But it doesn’t…

31,536,000 Opportunities to Get Started

Need motivation to get started or make progress on your writing? Michele Peterson explains how an opportunity comes along more frequently than you think.

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.

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.

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

Mini-Sabbaticals: Rocket Fuel to Shortcut Your Path to The Writer’s Life

Steve Roller shares how a mini-sabbatical can benefit your freelance career –and your life.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

3 Ways You Can Leverage Your Copywriting Skills for Bigger Income

You can earn money offering your copywriting skills to clients or you can leverage your copywriting skills to increase your income in other ways.

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.

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.

A 4-Part Strategy for Copywriters Who Want More Referrals

Would you rather grow your copywriting business by cold calling strangers or by having conversations with warm prospects who have been referred to you?

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

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Talking Money with Clients

Do you hate the money conversation? A lot of writers do. But Ilise Benun has three tips that can help you approach talking money with confidence.

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?

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.

Time for Recess: Supercharge Your Writing Career by Taking Time to Play

Play is not just for kids. We all need it. Taking time to play replenishes energy, refreshes creativity, and can be a big boost for your writing career.

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.



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