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Monday Morning Jumpstart: The Importance of Feedback

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, tackle the importance of feedback, and share some insights on giving and receiving it, so you can continually improve your writing, and ultimately, your writing business.

It’s a Fact: Humans Are Hardwired for Stories… Tell Us About Your Story in Less Than 400 Words… and You Might Get Paid $200 for Your Effort!

Practice is the best way to keep improving as an online copywriter. Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: The Importance of a Writing Community

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about the importance of community for the solopreneur, and identifying what you need from that community to make your writing business more successful.

Living the Writer's Life: Pat McCord

She’s a fiction writer with three published books, an AWAI $10K winner, and… oh yeah… she wrote a book for famed copywriter Bob Bly! As one of AWAI’s early students, Pat McCord is the perfect example of someone who took the copywriting skills she learned from her first course and ran with them. Here are her tips on how you can achieve satisfaction through writing by doing “everything” your first writing course suggests!

Living the Writer's Life: Charles George

It’s a special thing when you come across a writer whose emails are like a ray of sunshine in your inbox. That’s what it’s like to talk with Charles George. His passion will inspire you to soak in everything this writer’s life has to offer. Here are some of Charles’ thoughts on using newsletters to connect with clients, positive thinking, and the importance of focusing on family.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Getting Started Quicker with a Proof of Concept

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about identifying your “proof of concept,” and how they can evolve over time…so you can continue to grow your writing business.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Moving from Fear to Confidence

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, help you identify the root of your fears, show you how to normalize them, and then guide you through a series of insights to help keep them at bay … so they don’t stop you from moving forward.

$200 Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Case Study Headline Challenge Contest

From over 200 submissions, Casey Hibbard announces the 3 winners of the $200 prize from our Case Study Headline Challenge writing contest in The Writer’s Life.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Creating Good Habits

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about forming good habits – specifically, how to identify the ones you need to help you reach your goals, and how to implement them in the least time possible.

Rewrite the Content for a Website Intro Section … and You Could Win $200

Practice is the best way to keep improving as an online copywriter. Follow the “client brief” to do this practice assignment, using tips from a master.

The Writer’s Life

Monday Morning Jumpstart: The Importance of Feedback

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, tackle the importance of feedback, and share some insights on giving and receiving it, so you can continually improve your writing, and ultimately, your writing business.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: The Importance of a Writing Community

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about the importance of community for the solopreneur, and identifying what you need from that community to make your writing business more successful.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Focus on Helping and Watch Your Business Grow

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about how focusing on helping clients will grow your writing business at the same time.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Getting Started Quicker with a Proof of Concept

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about identifying your “proof of concept,” and how they can evolve over time…so you can continue to grow your writing business.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Moving from Fear to Confidence

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, help you identify the root of your fears, show you how to normalize them, and then guide you through a series of insights to help keep them at bay … so they don’t stop you from moving forward.

$200 Prize Winners Announced for The Writer’s Life Case Study Headline Challenge Contest

From over 200 submissions, Casey Hibbard announces the 3 winners of the $200 prize from our Case Study Headline Challenge writing contest in The Writer’s Life.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Building Trust with Writing Clients

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, walk you through a 3-part trust model that will help you land good clients and build trust over time.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Creating Good Habits

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI’s Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, talk about forming good habits – specifically, how to identify the ones you need to help you reach your goals, and how to implement them in the least time possible.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Added Benefits of Being a Solopreneur

In this week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session, AWAI’s Chief Success Officer, Ted Capshaw, and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood talk about some hidden benefits you may not be aware of … and how you can best take advantage of them.

Monday Morning Jumpstart: Benefits of Being a Solopreneur

This week’s Monday Motivation for Writers session goes deep – as Success Coach Ted Capshaw and AWAI Director of Training, Jade Trueblood, discuss why you need to focus on the “true benefits” of what being a writer means to you.

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.

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.

5 Lessons on Copywriting from the Son of a Preacher Man

One of the smartest and quickest ways to advance your copywriting career is by studying the works of legendary marketers and writers because they offer all kinds of strategies, tips, and techniques you can use today.

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.

How to Improve the Clarity of Your Writing

Michael Masterson shares a valuable writing tool that can help you improve your writing clarity.

17 Proven Emotional Trigger Words That Drive Curiosity

You can keep readers glued to your writing when you use emotional trigger words, especially ones that ramp up their curiosity. And using them correctly in copy will make you a sought-after writer.

This Kind of Writing Is Considered the “Holy Grail” of Copywriting

Companies NEED SKILLED WRITERS like never before. But it’s writers who can craft a direct-response digital marketing campaign from start to finish that command the biggest fees and are always in demand.

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.

The Power of One — One Big Idea

Today, Michael Masterson gets at the very heart of powerful, persuasive writing.

Six In-Demand Writing Projects that Dramatically Up Your Income

Learn these six in-demand B2B projects and you could find yourself launching a very lucrative freelance writing career in a short period of time.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Taking Your Web Writing from Side Hustle to Full Time Income

Are you a part time writer hoping to become a full-time writer? See this freelance web writer’s six-step plan for going full time.



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