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Beginning April 7th, business-building expert Joshua Boswell will be traveling around North America to help you launch your freelance business. In just one day, you'll have the tools, templates, formulas and confidence to grow your business, land high-paying clients and live the writer's life you've imagined.
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Meet AWAI Members Living the Writer’s Life
Former Barista Conquers Fear, Triples Income
“Figure out what you want to be. If you’re not there yet, it’s because of fear. The thing you are fearing is what you need to be doing.”
In a Day’s Work for Idaho Mom: Homeschooler, Freelancer, Novelist
“My kids are only this age for so long. Because of that, I’ve never been willing to put in more than a certain amount of work. One of the big things about freelancing for me is that I can homeschool my kids through sixth grade.”
Bootcamp Brings $100K Starter Year for Florida Copywriter
“Now I have the time and the income to travel. If I had to be somewhere during normal business hours, I wouldn’t be able to live this kind of life.”
How to Grow Your Writing Income by 20% Almost Overnight
March 24, 2017 (06:06:58 am)
Are you underpricing yourself out of achieving the writer's life? Master Copywriter and coach Ed Gandia has an easy solution for you.
Improve Your Writing by Reading the Right Things
April 13, 2015 (06:46:57 am)
Great writers are also great readers. The same is true for copywriters. One way to quickly improve your skills is by reading samples of great copy.
3 Strategies When You Don’t Have a Creative Brief for a Project
March 23, 2017 (06:40:50 am)
What do you do when your client doesn’t give you a creative brief before you start a writing project? Here are three options to consider.
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.
The Dangers of Relying on One Major Client
March 22, 2017 (02:17:57 pm)
Relying on one major client for your writing work can lead to some landmines. Learn to recognize when you’re in dangerous territory and what to do about it
If This “Dunce” in School Can Become a Master Social Media Copywriter, So Can You
February 17, 2017 (06:32:42 am)
Is social media copywriting just a flash in the pan? Not according to Master Web Copywriter Nick Usborne. He says right now, it's in its “sweet spot.”
Have a Question?
What's the best way to make a living as a writer?
A: There are numerous ways to make a good living – actually a REALLY good living as a writer. The "best path" though depends on your financial goals, what you enjoy writing and reading about, and how much you want to work. Read more …
How much money can copywriters make?
A: One of the biggest benefits of learning to write copy is that it opens you up to numerous writing opportunities, all of which pay very well. From $300 online content assignments to $1,500 case studies, and $2,000 social media campaigns to $10,000 sales letters, there's a wide range of fees. And how much you make will depend on which assignments you decide to take on. Read more …
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