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4 Questions to Help You Get Started As a Content Writer

You can make an impressive income as a writer when you hit the ground running as a content marketing specialist. Find out how and discover what to do first.

The Myth of the “Road to Success”

Feeling stuck during our quest for success can keep us from starting up again. Use this metaphor as motivation to help you continue on your path to success.

This Power Shift in Writing Means More Income for Writers

Find out why content marketing is taking the business world by storm. Understanding content strategy translates into much more income for you as a writer.

The “Just Ask” Technique for Landing New Clients

AWAI member's health copywriting freelance career has taken off, and the clients keep coming. Read Vanessa McKinney's story here.

How to Banish the Fear of Getting Started

One of the big obstacles new freelancers face is the fear of getting started. Uncover the process that needs to happen for you to achieve your goals.

This Will Help You Succeed As a Writer and in Life

Do these four simple things each day and you’ll find yourself feeling a LOT better about yourself, your life, and your career as a freelance writer.

How to Overcome One of the Most Common Fears of Succeeding As a Writer

Succeeding as a writer and living the writer’s life is doable. These 3 easy steps will help you overcome one of the most common obstacles most writers face.

Key Message Copy Platforms: How to Price Them and Make Great Money

Discover how you can consistently make $200 to $300 per hour on all of your Key Message Copy Platform copywriting projects—without your clients ever questioning your fee!

Key Message Copy Platforms: The Nuts and Bolts of How to Write Them

Learn the simple steps to writing Key Message Copy Platforms and you’ll generate much more revenue for your copywriting business—and become your client’s “content hero.”

Key Message Copy Platforms: A Must-Have Copywriting Service Every Company Needs

To build a successful freelance business, you should know how to write and sell Key Message Copy Platforms—because every company needs them.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Become the Leading Expert in Something

Michael Katz tells a great story of turning what may just be an interesting fact into a profitable focus for a freelance business.

The Golden Thread

The Myth of the “Road to Success”

Feeling stuck during our quest for success can keep us from starting up again. Use this metaphor as motivation to help you continue on your path to success.

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.

The Triumph of Hope Over Experience

Clayton Makepeace says the most powerful motivator for your prospect is belief. Read this article to learn why.

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.

A Low-Tech Strategy for Strengthening Copy

Is your copy disorganized? Use the cut-and-tape method to edit your copy and make it stronger. Learn about this simple strategy here.

A Hidden Source of Easy Copywriting Practice

In order to become a great copywriter, you must write every day. Here are some tips for using email crafting as a source of practice.

Good Ideas in Your Ears

New, creative ideas can be found almost anywhere. Keep your eyes and ears open at all times, and you might be surprised where your next big idea comes from.

The “Evolutionary Imperative” for a Great Headline

Attention-grabbing headlines that stir curiosity and receive a good response are important to your copy. Here are examples of headlines that do just that.

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.

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.

Information Marketing: Copywriters Needed!

In the information marketing niche, there’s a huge opportunity for copywriters. These clients need a high volume of work and they pay well, too.

Your Work Schedule: The Secret to Increased Productivity

One of the big perks of running a freelance business is having control of your work schedule. But you do need to set a schedule. Here’s how …

Are You Mistaking Activity for Making Steady Progress?

Making steady progress is the key to achieving your most important goals. But it’s easy to mistake activity for progress. Here’s a trick to avoid that.

Land your dream client by following the 40-hour rule

Land your dream client by following some key advice about doing client research. Find out the best way to go the extra mile.

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.

The Writing Process, Deconstructed – Part 2

Writing is a five-step process. Learn about the revision, editing, and proofing steps of the writing process and how they can improve your work.

Are You Skipping Important Steps in the Writing Process? (Part 1)

Improve your writing by embracing all 5 steps of the writing process. Here, you’ll the discover first two steps and how to use them to their fullest.

Getting Repeat Clients: Your Project is Done. Now What?

Learning how to transform first-time clients into repeat clients is key to your web-writing success. Find out how it’s done.

5 Truths to Make Web Writing Easier

The truth about web writing might surprise you. Here, you’ll learn five truths that will make your web-writing career easier.



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