The Seven Habits of Winning Copywriters

As a copywriter, finding and securing high-paying clients is essential to building a successful and lucrative career. However, the path to success is not always easy, and it requires a certain set of habits and qualities to achieve. In this blog post, we’ll explore the seven habits of winners that can help you find and secure higher-paying clients as a copywriter.

  1. Consistency: Winners tend to have a consistent approach to achieving their goals, whether it’s in their work or personal lives. As a copywriter, this means consistently putting in the effort to find and pitch to new clients, even when it feels like you’re not getting anywhere. It also means delivering high-quality work on time, every time, to build a reputation as a reliable and professional copywriter.
  2. Resilience: Winners are able to bounce back from failure and adversity. As a copywriter, this means not getting discouraged when a pitch doesn’t land a client or a project doesn’t go as planned. Instead, use those experiences as opportunities to learn and grow, and to come back stronger the next time.
  3. Proactivity: Winners take initiative and don’t wait for opportunities to come to them. As a copywriter, this means actively seeking out new clients and projects, rather than waiting for them to come to you. It also means being proactive about networking and building relationships with potential clients.
  4. Focus: Winners have the ability to stay focused and avoid distractions, allowing them to stay on task and achieve their goals. As a copywriter, this means staying focused on your goals and avoiding distractions like social media or other non-essential tasks. It also means being able to prioritize your time and energy on what is important, such as finding and pitching to new clients.
  5. Self-discipline: Winners possess the ability to control their impulses and maintain self-control. This means being able to resist the temptation to take on projects that don’t align with your goals or that don’t pay well. It also means being able to stick to your rates and not giving in to clients who want to negotiate for a lower price.
  6. Adaptability: Winners are able to adapt to changing circumstances and environments. As a copywriter, this means being able to adapt to different writing styles, formats, and industries. It also means being able to pivot and adjust your strategies and tactics as needed to find and secure higher-paying clients.
  7. Positive mindset: Winners tend to have a positive outlook and maintain a growth mindset. As a copywriter, this means believing in your own abilities and maintaining a sense of optimism, even in the face of rejection or failure. It also means having a growth mindset and always looking for ways to improve and grow as a copywriter.

In conclusion, the seven habits of winners that can help you find and secure higher-paying clients as a copywriter are consistency, resilience, proactivity, focus, self-discipline, adaptability, and a positive mindset.

By developing and consistently practicing these habits, you will be better equipped to navigate the competitive world of copywriting and find success.

In my How to Sell Yourself as Copywriter home study guide, you’ll learn how to develop these seven habits and develop unwavering confidence in yourself in order to not only find more business but higher paying clients who will value you as well.

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Doug D'Anna

As a seasoned direct response copywriter, Doug D'Anna has created more than 100 widely-mailed control packages for the world's largest specialized information publishers—generating over $100 million in direct sales.