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Like Magic He Transformed A Room Full of People into Professional Copywriters in Just 10 Hours

AWAI's new in-house copywriter attends Joshua Boswell's first stop in Orlando and witnesses first hand how this event can transform copywriting success. Read here for more on Tim's experience and sign up for your own before it's too late!

Copywriting Work-at-Home Moms: From Legos to Letting Go

Living the writer's life can be a blessing - especially for a mom. Read here to see how these AWAI members combine writing with being a mom and how you can too!

How Proper Timing Helped This Member Achieve The Writer's Life

AWAI member Janice Sakata-Schultze made a successful leap to the writer's life… thanks to good timing and consistent goals.

Mark Ford’s Secret: Why These Extra Words Mean the Difference between Copy that Succeeds or Fails

Use Mark Ford’s solution to avoid the common mistake copywriters make that prevents your prospect from reading your promotion.

I Want to Meet YOU in Person

What would entice a self-described introverted “cave bear” out of his home to travel 2,867 miles? It’s the people he’ll meet when he gets there.

Why Do Some Copywriters Get Rich, While Others Don’t? It’s Not Talent

Master Copywriter Mike Palmer doesn’t believe talent has much to do with your getting rich as a copywriter. Here’s what he says makes the difference.

May the 4th Be with Your Copywriting Career

What does Star Wars Day have in common with your copywriting career? You just need the Force to be with you. AWAI can put your career into hyperdrive.

Banish Writer’s Block for Faster, More Successful, and More Profitable Writing

Every writer who’s sat down at a computer has faced the “Tyranny of the Blank Page.” No more! Thanks to Carline Anglade-Cole’s secret.

Content, Search, and Social: The Team Approach to More Traffic

Content marketing, search engine optimization, and social media. When you integrate all three, you set yourself up for massive targeted traffic.

Copywriting: My Odd Love Brought Me to The Writer's Life

The writer's life calls. The pleasure. Profit. Passion. But why? Here’s why COS member David Colbert chose copywriting for his path to the writer's life.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Get All the Clients You Need from People You Already Know

Cindy Cyr shares how tapping into the network of people you already know is one sure way to get all the clients you need.

The One Thing You’ll Absolutely Need On YOUR Path To Success

Learn the one thing you’ll absolutely need on your path to success – and how to make it happen.

The Golden Thread

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.

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.

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.

The Power of One — One Big Idea

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

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?

Why You Need to Know about the Dark Side of Email Marketing

How do you ensure your email sales copy reaches a customer’s inbox and isn’t marked spam? Best-selling author James Veitch talks spam in an epic TED Talk.

“Best of the Best” Copywriting Tips to Use in 2017

Make 2017 your standout year as a freelance writer by using these "best of the best" copywriting tips.

The Income Secret AWAI Has Known for 20 Years

Low-paying jobs have become the new norm in America but you can escape this altogether by pursuing a career as a well-paid and well-trained copywriter.

How to Get the Most out of Creative Conferences: A Nifty Tool for Getting the Background Information You Need from Your Clients … Every Time, Part 1

Part 1 of master copywriter Don Hauptman’s checklist for obtaining the background information you need from your client before beginning a new copywriting project.

10 Steps to Escaping the Job World and Creating the Life You Really Want

Changing Course creator, Valerie Young, shares ten step that will set you on the path toward the life and career you really want.

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.

Content, Search, and Social: The Team Approach to More Traffic

Content marketing, search engine optimization, and social media. When you integrate all three, you set yourself up for massive targeted traffic.

5 Ways Jerry Seinfeld Can Help Grow Your Web-Writing Business

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld used a simple strategy to improve his comedic skills. You can apply the same daily action secret to building your business.

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.

How to Find Marketing Secrets Hiding in Plain Sight

Marketing secrets are all around you, hiding in plain sight. Here’s how to find them, and learn from them.

How to Leverage One Successful Web-Writing Project Into More Work

When you’ve finished a web-writing project and your client is happy, that is the perfect time to do 3 things to build your business. Find out what they are

The Dangers of Relying on One Major Client

Relying on one major client for your writing work can lead to some landmines. Learn to recognize when you’re in dangerous territory and what to do about it

25 Monthly Challenge Ideas for Web Writers

Start making serious headway on your business by setting up web-writing challenges each month. Here are 25 ideas to get you started.

How Copywriters Find Big Ideas to Pull in Readers and Get Results

When copywriting, the right big idea will make all the difference in the success of your sales package. See how top copywriters find their big ideas.

How You Can Turn Clients Down and Still Have a Thriving Business

When you set up specific client filters in your marketing materials, you’ll attract and land great clients, and have a healthier writing business.



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