AWAI Writer’s Blog
Understanding These 4 Types of Writing Will Lead You to the Fastest Route to The Writer's Life
January 23, 2017 (06:59:43 am)
Many copywriters believe only one type of writing will bring them the writer's life. Master Copywriter Gordon Graham has a different perspective.
Going from “You’ll Never Be a Successful Writer” to The Writer's Life
January 20, 2017 (06:01:06 am)
Many of us have dreamt of being a professional writer only to have our dreams crushed. AWAI member overcame obstacles to achieve the writer's life.
You Know That Cliché “You Can’t Teach an Old Dog?” T’aint True!
January 19, 2017 (06:58:42 am)
It’s easy to get stuck in doing things the way we’ve always done them. Like learning the secrets of copywriting. But often, a new approach is needed.
Stalled. Discouraged. Stopped. Until I Discovered the Support I Needed
January 18, 2017 (06:44:41 am)
Tackling tasks you must accomplish to grab the writer's life can feel lonely and discouraging. Support from people who care makes all the difference.
How a Failed Red Velvet Cake is Leading Me to The Writer's Life
January 17, 2017 (06:38:37 am)
What does a failed attempt at baking a red velvet cake have to do with the pursuit of the writer's life? Quite a bit, as it turns out.
4 Simple Strategies to Make You a More Successful Copywriter
January 16, 2017 (06:18:32 am)
Who would go on a long journey without planning? But too many of us approach learning without planning the best ways to accomplish our goals.
Finding a Knowledgeable Companion to Lead You to Copywriting Success
January 13, 2017 (06:05:35 am)
Learning the copywriting secrets crucial for success can be daunting and slow. A knowledgeable companion can speed up the process — a lot.
How to Conquer Your Greatest Creativity-Killer
January 12, 2017 (06:21:00 am)
What’s your biggest creativity-killer? Clayton Makepeace gives insight on overcoming it before it zaps your career.
Three More Advanced Techniques from Clayton to Persuade Prospects to Buy
January 11, 2017 (06:00:47 am)
Clayton Makepeace’s strategies for convincing prospects to buy have made him a millionaire many times over. What can they do for you?
An Invitation to Steal Clayton Makepeace’s Advanced Copywriting Techniques Persuading Prospects to Buy
January 10, 2017 (06:39:52 am)
Few copywriters have had more success persuading prospects to buy than Clayton Makepeace. Here are three (of six) of his surefire winning strategies.
Arnold Palmer's Secret to Copywriting Success
January 09, 2017 (06:27:51 am)
2016 saw the passing of golf course great Arnold Palmer. Surprisingly, he left a legacy for you as a copywriter.
A Master Copywriter’s Shortcut to Being Believed
January 06, 2017 (06:41:25 am)
The secret to successful copywriting is being believed. But your reader won’t believe your charts, diagrams, and data without this crucial component.
60 Writers Make a Quantum Leap to Success. Will You Be One?
January 05, 2017 (06:28:24 am)
How much could you benefit if you had individual attention from a copywriting mentor guiding your writing? Member Steve Maurer tells how he’s benefited.
Why I Keep Coming Back Every Year. And Why You Should Join Me.
January 04, 2017 (06:09:15 am)
Just a few years ago, Steve Maurer dreamt of becoming a successful web copywriter. He has a secret that allowed him to reach his dream.
4 Powerful Ways to Grow Your Freelance Business with Twitter — Right Now
January 03, 2017 (06:57:45 am)
Is Twitter just a “fun thing” to let people know about your last meal? Or is it a useful marketing tool? AWAI member Henry Bingaman gives the answer.
How Not to Bury Your Copywriting Success
January 02, 2017 (06:39:14 am)
Many copywriters bury their copy’s success under useless fluff. Mark Ford’s “Rule of Thumb” solves this problem.
What Got You Here, Will Not Get You Where You Want to Be
December 30, 2016 (06:29:53 am)
Are you ready to make your New Year’s Resolution to do whatever it takes to achieve the writer's life? Success coach Ted Capshaw says you shouldn’t.
Am I Good Enough to Make My Dreams Come True?
December 29, 2016 (06:16:16 am)
Is fear of not being “good enough” holding you back from the writer's life? It did for one AWAI member until a Bootcamp session inspired her.
How I Rediscovered One of My Greatest Loves at Copywriting Bootcamp
December 28, 2016 (06:00:19 am)
Member Candice Lazar learned one of the most important copywriting secrets at this year’s Bootcamp. And it wasn’t even about writing.
How Determination and Persistence Led This Copywriter to $10,000
December 27, 2016 (06:43:51 am)
AWAI member Jon Stoltzfus had his hopes set on winning at least one Bootcamp Spec Challenge in 2014. He came away empty-handed. But he didn’t give up.