Archives for Roy Furr


Roy Furr writes AWAI's weekly Spare Time Biz Success newsletter, sharing different opportunities to make an extra couple hundred to a couple thousand dollars monthly income, in your spare time. He's also an in-demand copywriter and web writer. He more than doubled sales in his full-time client's business, putting them on INC Magazine's list of America's 5000 fastest-growing companies... twice. Here's what a few others have said about Roy: “Roy is an up-and-comer who has written quite a bit for us lately (articles and lifts) with excellent response rates from our file. I’d highly recommend him if you’re looking for some fresh copywriters. He has good ideas, is easy to work with, and meets deadlines.” - Rebecca Matter, American Writers & Artists Inc. “Roy is truly a unique talent and a great person to work with. He understands the role of marketing and how it fits into the overall sales cycle, as well as why the integration of the two are key to success. Roy is an excellent writer and is always enthusiastic about new opportunities. CBT Nuggets’ recent growth would not be as substantial without Roy’s skills.” - Jeff Short, CBT Nuggets “Roy Furr understands power of words in the sales process. I’ve worked on several projects with Roy. He is an excellent copywriter, and understands HTML, design, and marketing. More importantly, he excels at capturing the voice of his client. I look forward to continuing to work with Roy, as he is responsive to the ever-changing communication demands of business. Working with Roy will improve your bottom line.” – David Bullock, www.DavidBullock.com “When Roy completed his first project for me, I told him, ‘This is the best job any of my writers has ever done on an ebook!’ His second project was A+ work as well. Roy’s reliable for delivering high-quality writing and I’d love to work with him again.” - Bob Bly, The man McGraw-Hill calls “America’s Top Copywriter,” www.Bly.com

Does Long Copy Still Work Online?

By Roy Furr | February 2, 2011

Does long copy still work online? It’s a good question. We multitask ourselves to insanity, and have lost the ability to sit still for much more than a 30-second YouTube clip. In the face of shortening attention spans, it might seem reasonable to expect better results from short copy, but a little bit of research shows that long copy still has a place in online marketing… you just have to know when to use it.

How To Boost Your Income By Testing Your Web Copy

By Roy Furr | January 12, 2011

Something as small as changing a few words in your headline can make a profound difference in the success of an online promotion. If you aren’t testing your web copy, you may be missing out on a chance to increase your web writing income as well your reputation. By showing your clients hard proof of the difference your writing makes you put your career on the path to success.

Writing Short, Powerful Emails that Inspire Action

By Roy Furr | December 15, 2010

One of the most lucrative skills you can have as a web writer is the ability to write emails that get a response. These types of emails aren’t those pages-long sales letters that go out through email… they often run only 150 to 1000 words, but they can have a tremendous impact the success of any marketing campaign.

How To Make 2011 Your Best Year Ever

By Roy Furr | December 8, 2010

No matter where you are in your copywriting career, the art of making connections and building relationships can help you shape your career into the dream you want it to be. Roy Furr offers some clear advice on how you can strengthen your network and benefit more from your connections by doing just a little something extra every week.

5 Steps To Get Ahead in Copywriting…From This Year’s 10K Challenge Winner

By Roy Furr | December 7, 2010

Recorded: December 7th, 2010
During this webinar Roy Furr, AWAI’s 10K Challenge Winner reveals 5 steps you can use to get ahead in your copywriting career.

Hot List, Hot Profits

By Roy Furr | December 3, 2010

Would you like to know how to collect maximum sales and profits from a current email list of customers and prospects? Do you think your clients would value that skill? Do you think you could charge more for that? And, what if you could do it with your current level of copywriting ability? The technique Roy Furr shows you today lets you use whatever level of copywriting ability you have to get maximum sales and profits.

What I’m Doing To Get New Clients Right Now

By Roy Furr | November 4, 2010

Do you do the things for your own business that your recommend your clients do for theirs? If not, what’s stopping you? That’s the question Roy Furr asked himself, and in response, he’s put together a “shock and awe” marketing plan that should have local businesses lining up for his services. Find out what he’s up to.

The Grace And Grit Of Client-Getting

By Roy Furr | October 27, 2010

Do you hate marketing yourself? A lot of copywriters do. But it’s a necessary step in this business … So, you should do everything you can to make it easier on yourself — including learning to accept that you’ve got to take time to market. Check out nine truths that will help you get in a better mindset about self-promotion, marketing, and landing clients.