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Dominant Emotion Copy Wins Every Time

Why dominant emotion wins when it comes to sales copy. Plus, five dominant emotions that can explode your response and make you a more successful copywriter.

Grab Your Prospect by the Eyeballs

When it comes to sales copy, your headline is the most important element. Here are the world’s three most powerful headline techniques.

What You Can Discover from Bob Bly's “Very Expensive Education”

Check out this exclusive interview with Bob Bly to hear about his extensive copywriting career and the key lessons he's taken away from his freelancing experience.

Billions of Dollars of Marketing Research for Free

Research is critical for any copywriter who wants to be successful. Here’s one of the best ways to get billions of dollars in marketing research, for free.

Kick Your Headlines UP a Notch

How connecting with your prospects’ dominant emotions drives readership and response through the roof. And, six major objectives your headline needs to accomplish.

The Amazing 50-Minute Focus Technique

Steve Slaunwhite explains the technique that allows him to focus and get much more done each day. Give it a try and see how it works for you!

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.

Spec Assignment Sets this AWAI Member's New Career in Motion

Learn how Elizabeth Blessing landed a great writing gig by submitting a spec assignment that is offered in AWAI’s health copywriting program.

B2B Copywriter Lands Several Big-Time Clients… and One Special Client at Home Too

AWAI member Steve Maurer is successfully growing his freelance copywriting career. Read on to learn about his high-paying, ongoing writing gigs.

Write for Online Publications and Become a Freelance Magnet

Be a Freelance Magnet and have clients chasing you instead of the other way around by writing in targeted online publications.

The Writer’s 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 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.

Cleansing and Fasting: Not Just for Health Nuts

Steve Roller has a diet for your brain that will get you running at peak performance.

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.

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.

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.

The Golden Thread

Share in My Great News

Will Newman reveals some of the master copywriters who will be presenting at this year’s Bootcamp.

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 Power of One — One Big Idea

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

Too Much Information!

There’s more to the Rule of One than using only one big idea. In this article, Will Newman shares the necessary pieces for mastering this technique.

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.

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.

I’m Annoyed

Will Newman explains the importance of going beyond fear and greed, and truly understanding your reader’s core beliefs, desires and feelings.

How to Improve the Clarity of Your Writing

Michael Masterson shares a valuable writing tool that can help you improve your writing clarity.

How The Writer's Life Helped Me Reclaim My Life

Steve Roller gives five quick tips to help you reach the writer’s life even when you are currently holding a full-time job.

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.

3 Hats You Never Dreamed You’d Wear as a Web Writer

Some hats, you expect to wear as a freelancer. But these three hats—while unexpected—can make you a much better writer and lead you to copywriting success.

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 New Era of Video Marketing

Businesses seeing the most success with content marketing have one thing in common – the smart use of video.

Go From Busy to Productive in 3 Easy Steps

Become more organized and more productive with these 3 great tips from Michele Peterson.

4 Offline Self-Promotion Strategies that Can Bring Online Work

Freelancers who use a blend of online and offline self-promotion strategies tend to have the most success. Discover 4 offline strategies that really work.

Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Marketing Agencies

Working with marketing agencies can be a reliable and lucrative source of ongoing work. Learn how develop smooth relationships.

Overcoming Proposal Anxiety

Sending proposals should not be a nerve-wracking experience; it should be a normal part of how your business operates.

How to Trade Up for Better-Paying Clients

Once you have some copywriting experience under your belt, you should raise your fees. Christina shares some techniques for landing better-paying clients.

Social Bookmarking – A Social Media Marketing Mystery Solved

Janice Sakata-Schultze guides you in using social bookmarking sites to increase your online marketing reach.



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