AWAI Writer’s Blog
Can They Pass the “Communication Test”?
September 02, 2014 (06:58:27 am)
You can tell within a few exchanges if a prospective client will pass the communication test. The pattern you see will tell you all you need to know.
What Does a “Golden Client” Look Like?
September 01, 2014 (06:47:33 am)
In this five-part series, Joshua Boswell reveals his key indicators for easily identifying “golden clients”... often before you even approach them.
This MacGyver-like Tool Will Set You Apart …
August 29, 2014 (06:52:27 am)
Even when you’re armed with a detailed contact list, a swipe file and knowledge about copywriting, it’s your creativity that will set you apart from the rest.
Use MacGyver-like Knowledge to Solve Your Clients’ Problems
August 28, 2014 (06:48:44 am)
Copywriters who are resourceful, knowledgeable, and confidently provide services that solve their clients’ problems are always in high demand.
Create Opportunities by “Swiping” Ideas
August 27, 2014 (06:43:07 am)
Duct tape is a simple tool MacGyver used to creatively solve complex problems. As a copywriter, you should have a similar type of tool in your arsenal.
“MacGyver” Your Way to More Clients …
August 26, 2014 (06:29:05 am)
Similar to MacGyver’s trusted Swiss Army knife, your contact list is a multifaceted tool you can use to become a resourceful and successful freelance writer.
Create Opportunities with MacGyver-like Resourcefulness
August 25, 2014 (06:24:31 am)
Linda Wilkinson shows how to find new clients and creatively solve challenges with some simple tools and resources that are available to all copywriters.
Habit 5: Get Really, Really Good
August 22, 2014 (06:50:52 am)
Steve Slaunwhite reveals the one habit that has contributed most to his success. And it concerns the number one thing copywriting clients want from you.
Habit 4: Relentlessly Focus on Ideal Prospects
August 21, 2014 (06:38:30 am)
To be successful as a freelance copywriter, you must have a relentless focus on identifying ideal prospects and turning them into clients.
Habit 3: Treat Your Business Like a Business
August 20, 2014 (06:54:52 am)
Today’s habit has to do with the mindset of treating your business like a business. As B2B expert Steve Slaunwhite explains, copywriters who do so, do better.
Habit 2: Give Hard Work a Try
August 19, 2014 (06:52:50 am)
B2B expert Steve Slaunwhite shares another habit that, without exception, every successful copywriter has. It’s a willingness to work hard when needed.
5 Habits of Successful B2B Copywriters
August 18, 2014 (12:11:06 pm)
Great copywriters – especially in B2B – have similar habits that consistently keep them on top. Steve Slaunwhite shares a valuable tip for creating momentum
You’re Now Ready to Become a Superstar
August 15, 2014 (06:50:48 am)
Now that you can plan and produce quality content, you’re ready to take the next big step in your career: becoming an authority in your field of expertise.
The World is Ready for You
August 14, 2014 (06:45:31 am)
Businesses are desperate for people who can write great content. And the more you do it for yourself and put yourself out there, the better you’ll become.
An Elementary School Trick to Set You Apart
August 13, 2014 (06:36:06 am)
Understanding what makes great content gives you an advantage working with clients. The freelancer who can reliably create quality content gets the most work.
You’re Already Half Way There
August 12, 2014 (06:03:41 am)
Robert Rice shows you the next step in turning your passion into a lucrative freelance business. All you have to do is be willing to learn and ready to write.
Your Favorite Hobby Could Bring You Success as a Writer
August 11, 2014 (06:27:58 am)
As long as you have an interest in a topic, there’s a market for you to start your freelance writing business. Robert Rice shows how easy it is to get started.
Are You Feeling Comfortable?
August 08, 2014 (06:08:23 am)
You may be nervous about working with your first client, but, as Maureen Lauder explains, the best stuff happens when you’re just outside your comfort zone.
Do This to “Wow” Your Clients…
August 07, 2014 (06:01:39 am)
When you ask good questions about your client’s business, you’re demonstrating that you know how to identify (and solve) their most pressing problems.
When a Good Plan Goes Wrong…
August 06, 2014 (06:51:28 am)
During a client inquiry, you don’t need to prepare exactly what you’re going to say. But you do need to prepare enough to sound confident and professional.