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Halfway through the Copywriting Program, AWAI Member Lands Job!

With the skills she learned from The Accelerated Copywriting Program and the support from others, this member landed the perfect job combining both her passion and new skill ... and she was only halfway through!

What Do Fountain Pens Have to Do With Copywriting?

Learn what key marketing and business technique took a company from selling their product from their home to a 12,000-square-foot facility and $3.4 million annual revenues.

How to Find the Online Copywriting Work You’ll Love Most

Want to be an online copywriter but unsure what to write about? Here are some tips to identify the kinds on online writing projects you’ll really love to work on.

Fate? Good luck? Providence? You decide…

Will Newman shares the back story of how he became a copywriter, mentor and teacher to aspiring copywriters.

How to Fall in Love with Your Career

Imagine how life would feel if you truly loved your work and it earned you six figures a year. This week, Nick Usborne talks about the $300 billion industry that that writers can tap into to build a profitable freelance business.

The Poison of Predictability

Although predictability is helpful when working with clients, Will Newman explains how being unpredictable can be beneficial to your success in copywriting.

The Secret Psychology of Becoming a Great Copywriter

Copywriters go through a predictable cycle of emotions, knowledge, and self-belief. Here's a breakdown of the four stages of this cycle. Where do you fit in?

Make Your Website Work for You

Your own website is a great way not only to attract potential new clients but convert them into paying clients.

Improve Your Writing by Studying Yourself

Try this very practical way to not only improve the quality of your writing, but to make your editors happier as well.

Making Swipe Files Work for You

The key to using swipes properly is not to steal from them but to use them as a model for your own work. Think of them as a stimulus to generate your own compelling ideas.

The Writer’s Life

The Only Sure Way to Make Real Progress This Year

Setting goals is the only sure way to make real progress this year, and Cindy Cyr shares how to set them and stick with them.

A Little-Known, Yet Powerful 11-Step Action Plan for Leading a Successful, Happy Life

John Wood reveals his 11-step action plan. Follow it and it will help you lead a successful, happy life.

Break Free from the Chains of Isolation: How to Live the Full Writer’s Life

Living the full writer’s life is possible when you break free from the chains of isolation – Steve Roller shares how.

The Art of the Client Interview

That first client interview is a stress many people will never understand. Luck for you, Steve Roller has been there and has some great tips to make sure you ace it.

16 Ways to Put More Enthusiasm in Your Work and Life

The benefits of living a more enthusiastic life can't be overstated … John Wood has 16 ways to help breath a fire into your copywriting career, and your life.

How to Create a Pricing Structure that Builds Consistent Income

Cindy Cyr shares tips on how to create consistent income and the secret to creating package plans.

Four Reasons Why You NEED a Mastermind Group

Rae Robinson has four reasons why a mastermind group will help accelerate your successful copywriting career.

Be Happier and Accomplish More by Living Your Life With a Sense of Purpose...

John Wood shares how living your life with a sense of purpose can help you be happier and accomplish more and gives tips on how to start doing so.

How to Determine Your Value in the Marketplace

Landing a client is half the battle. Steve Roller walks us through the other half, working out the specifics of the deal.

Leadership Is Assumed, Not Assigned

Don't wait for anyone to tell you you're ready for the writer's life. As Steve Roller explains, no one will.

The Golden Thread

How to Write Well: The World’s Simplest Formula

Michael Masterson’s definition of good writing can be applied to every sort of non-fiction writing like books, magazine articles, direct-mail sales letters, business correspondence, telemarketing scripts, and speeches. Learn this simple rule that will help you write well.

What Do Fountain Pens Have to Do With Copywriting?

Learn what key marketing and business technique took a company from selling their product from their home to a 12,000-square-foot facility and $3.4 million annual revenues.

The Secret Psychology of Becoming a Great Copywriter

Copywriters go through a predictable cycle of emotions, knowledge, and self-belief. Here's a breakdown of the four stages of this cycle. Where do you fit in?

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.

The Poison of Predictability

Although predictability is helpful when working with clients, Will Newman explains how being unpredictable can be beneficial to your success in copywriting.

The Power of One — One Big Idea

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

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.

Bringing Order to Swipe File Chaos

Organizing swipe files can become overwhelming. Here are some tips to managing the files so they don’t get ignored and forgotten.

Copy “Skunk” Words to Avoid

You never want your reader to laugh at something you write in seriousness or be confused by your word choice. Here are some words to avoid so you don't risk confusing or offending your reader.

Making Swipe Files Work for You

The key to using swipes properly is not to steal from them but to use them as a model for your own work. Think of them as a stimulus to generate your own compelling ideas.

Wealthy Web Writer

How to Build a Web Copywriting Portfolio FAST

Successful web writer Sid Smith shows you how to quickly build a web copywriting portfolio that can be used to land clients.

SMART Goals: Your Recipe for Success

Setting goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound can take you far in the new year.

12 Days to Better Writing

Better writing takes practice. It requires some work on your part, but with these 12 exercises you’ll have fun while improving your skills.

You’re a Bitter Disappointment to Your Loved Ones and Yourself

Joshua Boswell shares how you can attract clients that are willing to pay you a ton of money, right now.

7 Tips for a Stronger Call to Action and a Bigger Response

Small changes to your call to action can produce big changes in your response rates. Use these tips to improve and strengthen your call to action.

Why You Should Choose a Niche

Not sure if you should choose a niche? Click through to learn about three big benefits of choosing a niche for your web-writing business.

How to Recover When “Life” Gets in the Way of Writing

Sometimes life sends an unwelcome surprise your way. In this post, Mindy shares how the Writer’s Life can help you roll with the punches.

How to Produce Great Content in a Short Time

Learn to write great content in a short time, and you’ll position yourself to do better as a web writer. Use these techniques to write better and faster.

Three Ways to Stay Current in Your Industry

If you want to be considered an expert in your industry, then industry research is key. Use these three methods to stay current in your industry.

Answer These 5 Questions Before You Start the New Year

If you have big plans for 2016, you’ll want to read this first. Ask yourself these five questions before you make any resolutions or set any goals.



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