Today’s Top 10
How to Banish the Fear of Getting Started
March 26, 2015 (06:44:52 am)
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.
The “Just Ask” Technique for Landing New Clients
March 20, 2015 (11:05:09 am)
AWAI member's health copywriting freelance career has taken off, and the clients keep coming. Read Vanessa McKinney's story here.
How to Overcome One of the Most Common Fears of Succeeding As a Writer
March 23, 2015 (11:14:17 am)
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
March 20, 2015 (06:03:54 am)
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
March 17, 2015 (06:43:32 am)
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
March 16, 2015 (06:00:26 am)
To build a successful freelance business, you should know how to write and sell Key Message Copy Platforms—because every company needs them.
“I want to get started NOW! Not a month or two down the road.”
March 18, 2015 (03:03:06 pm)
If you want to start your copywriting career NOW, consider joining us at one of the 8 locations for AWAI’s Launch Your Writer’s Life tour. Learn more here.
The Key to Expanding Your Writing Income Without Having to Add More Clients
March 09, 2015 (06:38:11 am)
Discover how to earn more from your existing clients, or expand your income instantly when you land a new one, using this often overlooked method.
Key Message Copy Platforms: How to Identify Prospects Who Need Them Now!
March 18, 2015 (06:12:43 am)
Learn to recognize situations that are ideal opportunities to market your Key Message Copy Platform copywriting service with a high expectation of success.
Three Upsells You Can Prescribe That Will Increase Your Client’s Income
March 12, 2015 (06:02:18 am)
The best way to create ongoing assignments is to get results for your client. Use these three sure-fire strategies to increase your client’s income.
The Writer’s Life
The Only Sure Way to Make Real Progress This Year
January 28, 2011 (10:13:51 am)
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
December 07, 2010 (02:34:43 pm)
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
February 14, 2011 (02:08:44 pm)
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
July 03, 2012 (06:28:35 am)
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
August 31, 2011 (08:19:06 am)
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
February 24, 2012 (06:09:05 am)
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
September 24, 2012 (06:16:46 am)
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...
June 23, 2011 (08:27:36 am)
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
February 16, 2012 (06:10:30 am)
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
April 24, 2013 (06:33:54 am)
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 Triumph of Hope Over Experience
March 24, 2015 (06:53:51 am)
Clayton Makepeace says the most powerful motivator for your prospect is belief. Read this article to learn why.
How to Write Well: The World’s Simplest Formula
May 03, 2010 (03:11:59 pm)
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
August 30, 2010 (08:41:12 am)
Today, Michael Masterson gets at the very heart of powerful, persuasive writing.
Good Ideas in Your Ears
March 16, 2015 (06:43:43 am)
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.
From “I Can’t” to “I Can!” – 5 Easy Ways to Gain Confidence As an Aspiring Copywriter
April 13, 2009 (06:24:35 am)
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 “Evolutionary Imperative” for a Great Headline
March 09, 2015 (06:26:07 am)
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.
A Low-Tech Strategy for Strengthening Copy
March 02, 2015 (06:48:13 am)
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
February 02, 2015 (06:15:46 am)
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.
Who is Elmer Wheeler … and how can he boost your response rate?
February 11, 2008 (01:56:57 pm)
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 Better Sales Copy Faster My Proprietary Secret for Cranking out Multi-Million-Dollar Sales Copy in Less Time than Most Writers Take to Plan Their Strategy…
February 23, 2015 (11:28:25 am)
Here's how to get your first draft done in a fraction of the time so you can spend more time polishing your copy before you show it to your client.
Wealthy Web Writer
How to Build a Web Copywriting Portfolio FAST
September 09, 2009 (04:35:26 pm)
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!
March 25, 2015 (06:44:13 am)
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.
Are You Mistaking Activity for Making Steady Progress?
March 18, 2015 (11:51:58 am)
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.
Your Work Schedule: The Secret to Increased Productivity
February 11, 2015 (06:06:53 am)
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 …
Land your dream client by following the 40-hour rule
March 04, 2015 (06:41:43 am)
Land your dream client by following some key advice about doing client research. Find out the best way to go the extra mile.
The Writing Process, Deconstructed – Part 2
January 07, 2015 (10:59:43 am)
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.
You’re a Bitter Disappointment to Your Loved Ones and Yourself
July 14, 2010 (02:06:28 pm)
Joshua Boswell shares how you can attract clients that are willing to pay you a ton of money, right now.
Are You Skipping Important Steps in the Writing Process? (Part 1)
December 31, 2014 (06:36:14 am)
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?
February 18, 2015 (10:38:59 am)
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
January 21, 2015 (06:33:40 am)
The truth about web writing might surprise you. Here, you’ll learn five truths that will make your web-writing career easier.