AWAI Success Stories

Looking for a little inspiration? Read some of our most recent success stories below.

And if you want to meet some of the AWAI Members who are now living “the writer’s life” thanks to their hard work and dedicated persistence, be sure and visit our Wall of Fame.

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Spec Assignment Sets this AWAI Member's New Career in Motion

Learn how Elizabeth Blessing landed a great writing gig by submitting a spec assignment that is offered in AWAI’s health copywriting program.

B2B Copywriter Lands Several Big-Time Clients… and One Special Client at Home Too

AWAI member Steve Maurer is successfully growing his freelance copywriting career. Read on to learn about his high-paying, ongoing writing gigs.

The Writer's Life… Goes on the Road

Living the writer’s life allows AWAI member Lane Sennett to travel cross-country with her husband while running her freelance business in her RV!

AWAI Member Attributes Success, High Fees to Site Audit Service

Leanne Rumsey attributes much of her success to offering Site Audits, a skill she learned through AWAI's Site Audits Made Simple.

AWAI Member Discovers a Springboard to Launch Her Freelance Career

AWAI member Shelly Moreau has found a great way to get up and running at a local level. And it's a tactic that any freelancer can model in their own hometown.

Stay-at-Home Mom Making Big Strides in Her New Freelance Career

After three years, Melissa Weir was ready to get back to work … but this AWAI member was not ready to go back to a 9-to-5 office job.

Long-Time Real Estate Agent Looking for a New Career Turns to Copywriting

Many people come to AWAI to learn about the direct-response industry because they need a real change in their career and life. And new member Dave Adkinson is a perfect example.

AWAI Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting Member Lands Two Projects Before Completing the First Installment

Katie Yeakle shares Tim McAuley's excitingly quick copywriting success story and explains how you too can get your copywriting business moving.

B2B Copywriter Takes a Big Step in His Career Thanks to Experience — and an Effective Self-Marketing Strategy

Learn how John Rugh built up his copywriting business and how you can use his example to strengthen your own.

Writing for a Cause Pays Off for this AWAI Member

Circle of Success member Jared Yoder has embraced cause marketing. And thanks to his recent successes in this niche, it looks like he's on the right track.

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