Today’s Top 10
Ten Years of The Writer’s Life Member Spotlight: Michele Peterson
October 20, 2021 (12:35:23 pm)
Member Spotlight speaker at AWAI’s 2021 Virtual Bootcamp, Michele revealed the path and programs that led to her success as a digital copywriter…
Dozens of High-Demand Copywriting Projects — UNLOCKED
October 18, 2021 (08:00:58 am)
We’ve partnered with one of the foremost experts in the digital copywriting world to bring you a comprehensive resource that can walk any writer through the process of writing all the most popular, high-paying projects online today — on demand.
Special Launch Discount Expires Tonight! Get Your Hands on the NEW Learning Experience “Let’s Write!,” Featuring Staff Writer Bonnie Fanning
October 14, 2021 (12:00:25 pm)
Today is your last chance to write alongside Bonnie and discover the secret mindset professional writers get into to plan out their projects before writing a single word.
3 Ways to Beat Impostor Syndrome and Become a Well-Paid Writer This Month
October 08, 2021 (05:56:12 am)
You can impress future writing clients right out of the gate when you use your “hidden expertise.” Here are three ways to uncover what your unique expertise is, and dissolve any pesky impostor syndrome holding you back.
Announcing AWAI’s Brand-NEW Learning Experience “Let’s Write!,” Featuring Staff Writer Bonnie Fanning
October 10, 2021 (07:30:49 am)
AWAI has officially launched their brand-new writing program for beginners: You’ll have the chance to look over AWAI staff writer Bonnie Fanning’s shoulder as she walks you through the full process of writing a paid blog post for a client.
How to Help Web Clients Fix the One Thing Many Sites Are Missing
October 11, 2021 (05:48:38 am)
One thing can change the way a website performs to bring in lots of traffic. If you’re able to help businesses diagnose that critical factor, and help them fix their websites, you can earn double paychecks in return. Here’s how it works…
From Stop-Stutter-Start to Mad Momentum in Your Writing Career
October 01, 2021 (05:06:35 am)
For many aspiring writers, the only hurdle is getting started in the first place, so you can get to that place where momentum builds naturally. Here are six simple steps you can use to get going.
The Real Way to Build Confidence
August 31, 2021 (05:30:13 am)
When you use your business as a laboratory for growth, you can experiment, try out new things, and practice. And what you learn will make you better at business. See how this can impact your long-term success…
The Writer's Life — Wins Along the Way
September 23, 2021 (05:42:11 am)
Copywriting can help you accomplish a lot of little and BIG goals. Here’s how embracing high-level training and pursuing the writer’s life worked out for AWAI Member Steve Maurer. He shares four steps you can follow to do it too.
Living the Writer's Life: Amy Slagle
September 18, 2021 (05:01:18 am)
It was December 2019 when Amy Slagle decided to end her 13-year teaching career for the unknown world of freelance writing. Her guiding light during this transition was the training she received from AWAI — especially from Russ Henneberry’s SEO Copywriting course. Now, just nine months after finishing the training, Amy has conquered her fears and is living her own writer’s life. Learn how she went from teacher to content marketer in this special interview with AWAI’s Jade Trueblood.
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.
5 Markets Guaranteed to Kick-start an Awesome Copywriting Career
October 24, 2019 (06:19:36 am)
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
August 31, 2011 (08:19:06 am)
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
September 04, 2020 (06:14:37 am)
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!)
September 25, 2018 (06:57:39 am)
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
October 08, 2019 (06:51:29 am)
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…
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.
The ‘Non-Salesy’ Steps I Took to Grow My Case Study Work
May 17, 2019 (06:21:12 am)
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.
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.
From Cubicle to Copywriter: 5 Tips for Managing the Transition from Day Job to The Writer's Life
December 31, 2019 (06:40:48 am)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Make 10x Your Regular Writing Income
June 28, 2021 (07:22:56 am)
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.
Why Google (and Clients) Loves Writers Who Know How to Write Great Content
September 13, 2021 (08:00:59 am)
Writers who know and understand how to write SEO (Search Engine Optimization) content are in high demand. With this one simple skill, you can make a lot of money as a freelance writer.
How to Improve the Clarity of Your Writing
December 24, 2007 (11:46:39 am)
Michael Masterson shares a valuable writing tool that can help you improve your writing clarity.
3 Ways to Never Run Out of Ideas for Your Blog
September 21, 2020 (10:00:57 am)
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 "Structural Priming" Will Make You a Better Copywriter
January 13, 2014 (06:42:38 am)
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.
This Copywriting Expert Wants to Help You Earn up to $10,000 per Project
July 05, 2021 (07:54:43 am)
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.
Wealthy Web Writer
Three Secrets to Build a Business You Love
April 28, 2021 (08:00:53 am)
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
May 05, 2021 (08:00:32 am)
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
June 23, 2021 (08:00:39 am)
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
July 07, 2021 (08:00:38 am)
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
May 19, 2021 (08:00:19 am)
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.
Package Pricing for Your Writing Services – Is It Right for You?
July 14, 2021 (08:00:21 am)
When thinking about pricing your copywriting services, have you considered offering packages? Packing pricing can elevate your value in your client’s eyes.
Marketing with Purpose – Figure out the Why of Your Marketing
May 20, 2020 (08:01:49 am)
Stop choosing marketing strategies for your web-writing business because you feel like you “should” do them. Start marketing with purpose instead.
How to Have a Successful Freelance Career with a Mental Illness
June 09, 2021 (08:00:51 am)
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.
How to Set Realistic Goals and Find Time to Achieve Them
April 21, 2021 (05:51:06 am)
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
April 07, 2021 (08:00:57 am)
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.