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Overcoming the Biggest Barrier to Achieving The Writer's Life

In working to achieve the writer's life, you'll face many obstacles. But one — the biggest one you'll face — can stop you dead before you get started.

Do Your Headlines Rouse Curiosity? Or Do They Befuddle and Confuse?

Great headlines rouse curiosity. But if not done right, that curiosity could kill your prospect's interest.

The Scientific Approach to Writing Great Headlines

You can write better headlines if you use these two scientific approaches that make you think more creatively.

Job Fair Changed This AWAI Member’s Career — and Continues to Do So Today

Gary Mull went to Bootcamp knowing exactly what he wanted - to work with Marketing Consultant Jesse Moskel. Gary went beyond his comfort zone, completed a spec assignment, and has been working with Jesse ever since!

“I Can Improve the Quality of My Books and Enhance My Financial Status… All While Helping Causes I’m Proud to Support.”

After 30 years of teaching in medical school, and more years as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Jerry Levin decided to become a copywriter. Find out why.

Copywriting Keeps this Circle of Success Member and Bootcamp Alum Near the Ocean

Freelance copywriting provides the ultimate freedom, as this Circle of Success member has discovered.

COS Members Share How They’ve Benefited Greatly from Exclusive Program [video]

There are many benefits to joining Circle of Success. Here's a video of several COS members sharing their favorite perks they get to enjoy through this exclusive membership. Go here to watch now.

A Belief You Already Have That’s Essential for Claiming The Writer’s Life

I owe my mother a huge debt of gratitude. She instilled in me a belief that’s had more to do with success than any learning I’ve done. You have this belief, too.

New Online Networking Tool Provides a Flood of Clients for this AWAI Member

After fixing up her LinkedIn profile, COS member Sherri Caldwell was able to show off her freelance skills and copywriting experience to land clients and get more projects. You can read her story here.

The Invisible Ingredient of Success

Study. Read. Write. Learn. These are crucial parts to claiming the writer’s life for yourself and your family. But there’s an invisible ingredient of copywriting success.

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.

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.

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.

Four Reasons Why You NEED a Mastermind Group

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

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.

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 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.

The Scientific Approach to Writing Great Headlines

You can write better headlines if you use these two scientific approaches that make you think more creatively.

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 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?

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.

Use These Proven Copywriting Formats to Get Your Copy Noticed

Use one of these four proven copywriting formats that will smash through the clutter of 362 ads a day.

The Big Idea is Hidden in This 5-Point Checklist

Answering these five questions will not only work magic on your copy but also help you uncover the Big Idea.

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.

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.

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.

How Being a Social Media Expert Can Build Your Web-Writing Income

Becoming a Social Media Expert is one of the fastest ways to land retainer agreements. But social media can build your income in other ways, too.

Why Loosening the Niche Knot Makes You a Better Writer

Do you struggle with picking a niche? Fear might be the reason. Learn about common niche fears and how to overcome them.

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.

Counterintuitive Secrets to Getting More Done in Less Time

How can you earn more while working less? Mindy McHorse shares how she’s cut her work time in half, and how you can also get more done in less time.

Can Cold Email Marketing Really Work?

Cold email marketing sounds like a long shot, but the truth is, if you do it right, your cold email marketing strategy can bring in qualified leads.

Facing Down the Twin Imposters Holding You Back

Success and failure both can disrupt your business and hold you back from your full potential. Learn how to make sure that doesn’t happen.

7 Ways Writing Is Just Like Rock Climbing

How is freelance writing like rock climbing? It can be scary. But the triumph you feel when you do well is unsurpassed. The similarities don’t stop there.

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.

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.



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