Awai Copywriting Course Review – The Accelerated Copywriter Exposed

There’s no doubt about it, there has never been a better time to get into writing as a means of making money from the comfort of your own home – enter the AWAI Copywriting Course.

Okay, you know the story by now – no commute, no unreasonable boss, choose your own hours and who you work with etc. All true of course, and all very doable provided you put in the effort and build your business up (did I mention it was a real business) one step at a time.

The “business” part of the equation is what a lot of people struggle with and that’s why I keep saying you need to get your head right if you want to succeed as a Freelance writer. Here’s a video that might help.

A Decent Copywriting Course

Anyway, the main point of today’s post is to give you guys a heads up on the quickest way to get your writing business off to a good start, and it’s not rocket science at all – GET YOURSELF A DECENT COURSE. That’s it (told you it wasn’t complicated).

So, naturally, your next question will be “what constitutes a decent course”, and that’s a fair question. Cutting to the chase here, I’ve looked at dozens of courses over the years and each has its pros and cons. I’m not saying for a moment that a course that doesn’t jive with one person might be just what someone else is looking for.

We’re all individuals (be a boring world if we weren’t) so it’s highly probable that “one size doesn’t fit all”.

With that said, it doesn’t help you guys much if I don’t have an opinion on what I think is a good bet as a starting point so, after much thought on the subject, I’ve come down in favor of the American Writers and Artists Institute (AWAI) Accelerated Program for Six-figure Copywriting.

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Why? Here are a few reasons:

  • Trustworthy – spend your money wisely – the AWAI copywriting course has been around since 1997
  • Reasonably priced – not $1,000’s like many of the courses out there
  • Very logically laid out
  • Learn persuasive writing (the basis of copywriting)
  • Learn direct response sales copy
  • Choose your path section – get a clear roadmap of where you want to go (B2B, web writing etc.)
  • Has proof of success – many former students earning 6 figures and more
  • Provides you with certification (AWAI Verified TM) at the end of the course – helps you get clients
  • TEACHES you how to land clients (Guide to Getting Clients) – important
  • AWAI $10k challenge – earn as you learn
  • Comprehensive user guide
  • 90 Day success plan
  • Comprehensive glossary of writing terms (that’s handy!)
  • AWAI Bootcamp and job fair – great if you live in the US
  • AWAI themselves may even give you work
  • Supportive community you can talk to that helps you along the way
  • Work at your own pace, get earning as quickly as you want
  • Overall, focused on getting you earning REAL money from REAL clients quickly

Those are a few of the main points that spring to mind

Behind the scenes of the AWAI copywriting course

If you want a look behind the scenes of the Accelerated Program for Six-figure Copywriting no worries, I’ve recorded a video for you where I log into my AWAI account and give you a guided tour. Check it out here:

I hope that all helps you make a decision if the Accelerated Program for Six-figure Copywriting is right for you on your journey. In my opinion, you could do far worse and pay a lot, lot more.

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Godfrey

    Great Les!

    I’ll definitely check it out and hop in as soon as I possibly can.

    1. Les Blythe

      Good luck with it Godfrey!

  2. Godfrey

    Hello Les,

    Actually, I’ve been thinking about this AWAI quite some time now. I would definitely want to enrol for such a comprehensive and thorough course that can help me sharpen my copywriting skills and become a widely sought-after copywriter.

    I once read a sales letter that had been done by one of the AWAI members and I was awestruck. The letter was so good that I didn’t realize how quickly time had passed.

    I would like to know a few more details about the program. Is there a flexible payment plan that can help me pay in bits as opposed to making a lumpsum one-off payment?

    1. Les Blythe

      Hi Godfrey, yes last I checked there was a payment option, so you do have that flexibility.

      You can find out more here:

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