In this article, I’m going to share with you the 10 steps that you can take and start today to actually become a full-time copywriter in 2024.
And yes, before you ask, it’s okay if you’re 14, 15, 16 years old. Yes, you can do this from anywhere in the world, and you can start making money with copywriting in the next 30 to 60 days.
That’s exactly what I’m going to show you how to do in this post with these short quick 10 steps. let’s get right into it.
How to become a copywriter
Follow these 10 steps, and you’ll be a 10K-a-month copywriter in no time.
1. Learn the Fundamentals of Copywriting
Starting your copywriting journey involves learning the fundamentals, which is deceptively not nearly as simple as it sounds. You should know the three main copywriting email structures, use AI and GPT to write better copy, get your copy reviewed regularly by other copywriters, and have a substantial swipe file.
2. Choose a Niche
After mastering the basics, it’s time to choose a niche. Pick one that is both viable and one that you already know about. Picking a niche you’re familiar with puts you ahead, as understanding the audience is crucial for effective copywriting.
3. Implement Daily Practice
Practice is key to improvement. Write copy every day, review and get your copy reviewed, and break down a piece of copy daily. This consistent practice helps develop the mindset of a copywriter.
4.Create Your Digital Business Court (Instagram Profile)
Now that you have the fundamentals down, it’s time to market your skills. Leverage an Instagram account to showcase your expertise, personality, and results. Even with a modest following, you can start building authority and attracting clients.
5. Secure Your First Copywriting Client
Getting your first client might be challenging, but it’s crucial. Create a low-risk offer, such as a discovery project, commission deal, or free trial. Outreach is a skill that gets easier with practice.
6. Join a Community of Copywriters
Joining a community of like-minded copywriters helps combat discouragement and provides a platform for learning and sharing experiences. The 4D Copywriting Discord server is a valuable resource for copywriters to connect, submit their work for review, and gain insights.
7. Leverage Your Success
With your first client, focus on making them money. Success stories and testimonials become powerful tools for building trust with future clients.
8. Get Your First Big Retainer Client
A big retainer client paying two to four thousand dollars a month allows you to buy back your time and scale your copywriting career. This is where your copywriting journey truly takes off.
9. Get Referrals
Satisfied clients will happily refer you to others. Build a network of referrals to reduce the need for constant outreach.
10. Become Irreplaceable
Once you’re making well over six figures a month, expand your skills by learning other aspects of marketing. This continuous learning process allows you to scale your income even further.