Popular home-study programs publisher lists in-demand jobs during tough economy

[USPRwire, Tue Nov 04 2008] American Writers & Artists, Inc. (AWAI), www.awaionline.com, today announced their top five recession-proof careers. As an accredited Better Business Bureau (http://tinyurl.com/5m8hpw) publisher of direct-response copywriting and graphic design home-study programs, AWAI has helped thousands of people start meaningful and profitable careers since 1997.

“For over a decade, we’ve been tracking skills that provide financial independence, security and freedom, and then created a product line of home-study programs to effectively teach those skills,” says Katie Yeakle, AWAI Executive Director.

These five recession-proof, in-demand careers include:

1. Copywriting
Companies in the $2.3 trillion dollar direct-response industry always need copywriters to promote their product or service persuasively through the written word.

2. Graphic Design
Having a creative graphic designer who knows how to present a sales message, or product and service in a visually pleasing and yet readable format is essential in this competitive direct-marketing environment.

3. Desktop Marketing
Small business owners who cannot afford big advertising agency fees need cost-effective desktop marketers who offer one-stop shopping for their copywriting needs, brochures, white papers, graphic design and other sales collateral.

4. Resume Writing
With unemployment rates soaring, more people need professional resumes to get noticed and secure job interviews.

5. Information Publishing
People are constantly seeking information. Publishers simply figure out what they want and need to know, and then give it to them.

"While the media, ‘Chicken-Littles’ are running around screaming the end of the economic world, I've more than tripled my net monthly income in the past three months,” says freelance copywriter Joshua Boswell. “Why? Because, as a copywriter, I have the power to create action, make sales, engender trust, and inspire people. And that is exactly what every business in the country desperately needs right now. They need it, I deliver it, and everyone from the consumer to my children wins in the deal."

Agrees Mike Klassen, AWAI-trained Freelancer, “AWAI should feel really good about the products it makes available to people who want to take more control of their careers and lives. As a copywriter or a designer, we're about as immune from a bad economy as anyone can be. Had I not been following the news due to the presidential race, I wouldn't know things were bad economically, just based on my own workload."

For more information on the tools necessary to start a recession-proof career, or to find skilled copywriters, travel writers, photographers and graphic designers, please visit www.awaionline.com or call 1-866-879-2924.

About American Writers & Artists Inc.
American Writers and Artists, Inc. (AWAI), www.awaionline.com, has been publishing direct-response copywriting and graphic design home-study programs since 1997. Their mission is to help people develop the critical skills to acquire financial security, independence and freedom. AWAI equips members with the tools and connections necessary to land clients, start working professionally and earn money fast. And through their www.DirectResponseJobs.com site, businesses can find and hire skilled AWAI members quickly and easily. For a complete list of programs and more information about AWAI, please visit www.awaionline.com or call 1-866-879-2924.

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