Kim Krause Schwalm A-List Copywriter and Copy Mentor
All of this is possible—even in today’s competitive copywriter arena. It’s what I’ve been doing for the past 20+ years as a top A-List copywriter. I’m now ready to share everything I’ve learned with a select group of bright, motivated, already established or up-and-coming copywriters.
Starting in January 2021, my "Fast Track to A-List" group mentoring program will teach you everything you need to know to significantly elevate the persuasion power and success of your copy. It's designed to accelerate your ascent upwards on the copywriting "ladder" and achieve your goals, whether it's making MORE money, enjoying greater flexibility and control over your life, or BOTH!
This is a rare chance to get hands-on training and critiques from a top working A-List copywriter... someone who's worked with the biggest direct response companies in the world...and racked up dozens of controls in highly competitive niches over the past few decades.
Not only will I teach you everything I've learned along the way about creating highly successful sales pages, direct mail promos, VSLs, email campaigns, and much more, I'll also reveal my strategies for finding the best clients and negotiating the best-paying deals, including royalties.
This 10-month mentoring program starts in January 2021 and runs through the end of October or early November.
It's a full 10-month commitment that will challenge you to significantly improve your copy skills, while increasing your confidence and ability to take on a wider range of higher-paying projects.
What's more, this program will help strengthen your ability to find and close clients, negotiate the best arrangements, and run and organize your freelance business and life.
There are two tracks within the program: "Fast Track to A-List" and "Fast Track to A-List Premium". Both tracks are the same except with one key difference: "Fast Track to A-List Premium" also includes private copy reviews and critiques from me each month. Because of this personalized attention, the "Fast Track to A-List Premium" is limited to no more than 10 members.
I also may be offering a separate Advanced Track for more experienced copywriters. This track will move at a faster pace and may take place over a shorter time period (possibly six months). There may also be a Premium option offered with additional one-on-one coaching from me.
Throughout both “Fast Track to A-List” programs, I'll be making reference to the material covered in my Copywriting Velocity Complete Virtual Program and getting deeper into the training beyond what's in the program.
So it'll be a requirement that you have this program...and (important) that you've gone through it (or will go through it during the "Fast Track to A-List" Copy Mentoring Program).
Click the button below, and let me know more about you. Please share your full name, where you're from, and what level of copywriting experience you have. I'll add you to my wait list and give you priority consideration as soon as the doors are open in November or December 2020.
A game-changing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! "I was 'lost in the copywriting woods' when I found Kim. I had read all the classic copywriting books, studied winning promos, and had a few courses under my belt. But I knew what I needed was direct feedback from a pro -- somebody to help me take my direct-response copy to the next level. And that person was Kim. What I loved about Kim's Mentoring Program was how she customized it to meet me where I was in my career. I had some writing experience and a few small wins, but needed help breaking into the “Big Leagues” as they say. Well, the results speak for themselves. With Kim’s help, I started working with a big publisher in the alternative health space, I secured my first retainer deal with another publisher, and I continue to write faster and better copy for my existing clients. It's crazy how much Kim helped me in such a short period of time. It's truly been a game-changer! Not only that. I now have the tools to continue growing on my own. I don't look at the copy the same way anymore. It's as if Kim pulled back the curtain to reveal the secrets of persuasion. Plus over the past 6 months, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know one of the kindest, most talented copywriters in the industry. Kim always keeps you in mind when she sees something cool that might help you out. If you have the chance to work with Kim, do yourself a favor and take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."
—Roman Alvarado, Copywriter
Helped me take my freelance career to the next level! "Being mentored by Kim was a dream come true. I was right at that point in my career where my learning needed to go beyond books and courses. I needed a mentor. And what a mentor! Kim is well known as one of today’s top copywriters. And, even better, she specializes in my niche: health. Kim helped me sharpen and hone my copy with her coaching and copy critiques. She showed me where I could fix my copy to make it stronger, gave me top-level tricks and tips, and more. I feel more confident in my copy as a result and I’m commanding higher project fees (and getting them)! Kim also helped me with my freelance career. Thanks to Kim, my website is hugely improved, I’ve learned my ‘talking points’ with marketers in terms of what they’re looking for, and she even helped me negotiate my first royalty deal! Even better, she gave me an insider’s peek into the direct response world and how it really works. She also introduced me to some of the industry’s movers-and-shakers, helping grow my network. If you’re a copywriter looking to take your freelance career to the next level, Kim can help take you there."
—Tara Waechter, Natural Health Copywriting & Consulting
One of the smartest business moves I've made! "Kim Krause Schwalm is a copywriting master. The common term in the industry is "A-list copywriter", which means she's at the top of the list of the best. And that's certainly true. Whether you're a business owner looking for persuasive copy that converts like crazy, or a copywriter looking for a super smart mentor, Kim is the one you want to turn to. I've had the privilege of working with Kim as my copywriting mentor for the last 6 months and it was one of the smartest business moves I've made. She caught all my stupid mistakes and helped me polish my words until they were ready for prime time. If you have the chance to work with Kim, don't wait, or you may not get another chance for a long time!"
—Deborah C. Owen, Copywriter, Marketer, & Podcaster
From apprentice to million-dollar copywriter! "When I started working with Kim, I was a neophyte apprentice of copywriting--barely able to write a sentence worthy of her critique. Six months later, I've helped sell millions of dollars’ worth of product and work for the biggest direct response publisher in the world. The copywriting dream is real and I never could have done it without Kim. She's an absolutely amazing person and I'm blessed that she took me under her wing. If you truly want to be a successful copywriter, she WILL help you get there."
—Ryson Owens, Former Copywriter, Money Map Press
Clients keep coming back! "In one of my sessions with Kim, she told me instantly my hook would completely fall flat! And that's a relief to hear as a copywriter. Her sharp feedback saves me time and most of all, my reputation. Now, my clients keep coming back to me—because they're happy with all the money they're making from my copy! As I land bigger projects (also thanks to Kim), I'm not worried about results anymore—because I feel comforted knowing I have Kim in my corner."
—Allison Carpio, Health Copywriter
Now work less and make MORE! “The reason I now sign $30k copywriting contracts is because Kim showed me how to fearlessly negotiate compensation packages and set boundaries with confidence. In fact, when I first created my email marketing coaching company, Kim was the first woman I turned to when it came to setting up payment tiers and handling objections. Kim’s negotiation tactic and her ‘art of the ask’ coaching has empowered me to bill my worth when it comes to clients and contracts. I can now work a lot less and make a lot more. Thanks, Kim! “
—Teresa Misty Mozejko, aka “Misty RHN”, Holistic Health Copywriter and Email Marketing Coach
Best choice for high return! “At a time when I utterly lacked confidence in my skills for writing direct response promotions, and worried that I might not be able to inspire conversions, Kim's coaching was supportive, wise, and confidence-building while pointing out details that were missing- and necessary- to get the click. She has always treated me with respect, and encouraged me to play to my strengths, while turning my attention to weak spots in my copy. My confidence grew fast under her mentorship. When I'm writing copy now, she's sitting on my shoulder whispering in my ear. I strongly recommend Kim as a copy coach, and will forever appreciate the time and guidance she's given me. To improve your copy and your copywriting business, Kim Schwalm is your best choice for high return on every coaching dollar you spend.”
—Cyndee Davis, Copywriter
Helped me become a “Girl on Fire” “I had a few bad months in business, and I was getting really nervous about money. I had unexpectedly lost a major client, and I had few prospects in my pipeline. I knew that I could probably turn it around quickly with the right support, so I called Kim. Right away, she helped me pinpoint what I was missing in my own marketing to get the right kinds of clients calling me. And she helped me see through some of my own blind spots when it came to my current client relationships. Within just a few coaching sessions, I had repositioned my website and won a couple of new jobs. Kim’s ass-kicking tough love wasn’t easy to take—the truth stung. BUT it was worth it. My instant income increase from new projects was easily worth 3X my initial investment in coaching. Since then, I’ve been booked solid with awesome health and wellness clients. I was on stage at the last AWAI Copywriting Bootcamp, and I’m also a mentor to other copywriters in AWAI’s Circle of Success program. Do NOT pass up an opportunity to get coached by Kim—she’s a wonderful mentor with a wealth of information that could totally transform your business and life!”
—Christy Goldfeder, Health Copywriter
KIM KRAUSE SCHWALM was always a marketer who could write copy. She spent more than 13 years in the corporate world in various marketing positions—from Brand Manager to Publisher to launching and running the Healthy Directions supplement business and growing it to more than $23 million in sales within 3 years—before she started her freelance copywriting career in 1998. Now more than two decades later, Kim has built a reputation as one of the top A-level direct response copywriters in the country. She's racked up dozens of successful direct mail and online controls, beating legendary copywriters and becoming the first female copywriter to get Boardroom control.
Kim writes winning copy and creates breakthrough marketing strategies for leading companies such as Soundview, Bottom Line, Agora, Green Valley Natural Solutions, and many others both in the United States and from England to Germany to Singapore. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics from Miami University in Ohio, and earned her MBA in Marketing from Loyola University Maryland. Kim credits her creative and analytical mind and marketing know-how for giving her a must-needed edge in today’s increasingly competitive copywriting world—and wants to help others gain the same “marketing- savvy” advantage. She’s one of the few top-level copywriting veterans who’s still writing copy for clients…while being willing to share her success secrets to help up-and-coming copywriters go from “good” to “great”.
One of the top copywriters on the planet! “Kim is one of the top copywriters on the planet, and I don’t think anyone in her world would disagree with that. She has beaten controls by the best-of-the-best—including guys like Jim Rutz which, if you know who he is, you know that’s no small feat. If you ever get the chance to learn from her or work with her, you’d be foolish to pass it up.”
—Ben Settle, Email copywriting expert
One of the hottest copywriters alive! “Kim Krause Schwalm is one of the hottest copywriters alive. She has had many red-hot controls—both in the health and wealth fields—and her insights are money in the bank...”
—Superstar copywriter Clayton Makepeace
She’s the real deal! “I get so sick of people on the internet pretending to be copywriting gurus without one iota of major-league experience. They drive me crazy. But Kim is someone who has worked at the highest levels of this business, competed against the very best copywriters in the world, and proved herself to be a winner again and again. Kim’s event was fantastic!”
—Richard Armstrong, A-List Copywriter and Author
My highest recommendation! “I've been writing copy for my own businesses and for a handful of clients for almost a quarter of a century. And I've learned a thing or two about what it takes to be a top copywriter. And ‘what it takes’ is something that very, VERY few people have. That's why you can count the A-listers on just two hands. Kim Krause Schwalm is one of those very, VERY few people. If you're lucky enough to get her attention...get her interested in your project... and IF you can get on her calendar...you would be insane to not hire her. She has my highest recommendation.”
—Doberman Dan, Copywriter, Author, and Serial Entrepreneur
Beats controls left and right! “There are a handful of copywriters who have been consistent, reliable and incredibly versatile during my 35+ year career in direct response marketing...and Kim Krause Schwalm is in that elite group. Kim continues to beat controls left and right for a wide variety of marketers, online and offline...Kim always writes copy that grabs the audience's attention; and because of her extensive background in marketing and not just copywriting, she understands all of the nuances of direct response. And she is a delight to work with. Every copywriter should follow Kim's lead in paying as much attention to every aspect of a project...front end, back end, and everything in-between. And if that was the case, we'd have many more world class copywriters.”
—Brian Kurtz, Titans Marketing LLC
An absolutely top-level writer! "Kim works with the best clients out there (I know, because some of them are my clients as well!) She is one of the very few writers I recommend when someone is looking for--and can afford--an absolutely top-level writer."
—David Deutsch, Top A-Level Copywriter