REI Copywriter Certification Program

Ray Edwards International Copywriter Certification Program

Terms & Conditions*

Ray Edwards International, Inc. (REI) agrees to provide the following products and services to clients who have been accepted into the REI Copywriter Certification (REI CC) Program and are a paid member in good standing.

  • 3-Day Immersive In-Person Training with Ray Edwards
  • Access to Ray Edwards’ Exclusive Training for Copywriters, The Copywriting Academy
  • Ongoing Upgrades to The Copywriting Academy as they become available
  • Use of Ray’s PASTOR Framework In Your Writing With Your Clients
  • Access to the REI CC Private Online Community
  • Ongoing support through REI CC Coaching Calls
  • Possible Qualified Leads From Ray Edwards International, Inc.
  • The Right to Display the REI Certified Copywriter Logo on Your Website, once you’re officially certified (certain restrictions and requirements apply)
  • Listing on the REI Certified Copywriter Directory, once you’re officially certified (certain restrictions and requirements apply)
  • Recognition as an REI Certified Copywriter at events, once you’re officially certified
  • Access to REI CC exclusive meetups at events throughout each year
  • 12-month membership in Prosperous Business Academy (PBA) as required Continuing Education and Coaching from Ray
  • After 12 months, you pay an annual renewal fee of $3,600 to maintain your certification, coaching from Ray, and your continuing education through PBA (Prosperous Business Academy).

Annual renewal is required to retain your Certification Status.

Certification Window. Every REI CC student has 12-months to complete earning their certification. At the end of that period, any student who has not done the work to obtain their certification must re-enroll in the program.

Cancellation Policy.? Cancellations more than eight weeks within the date of the 3-Day Intensive for which you are registered will receive a full refund. If you cancel within eight weeks before your scheduled event, you will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received 4 weeks before the event will not receive a refund.


Client understands Ray Edwards and Ray Edwards International, INC., is not an employee, agent, lawyer, doctor, manager, therapist, public relations or business manager, registered dietician, or financial analyst, psychotherapist or accountant.

Client understands that neither Ray Edwards nor Ray Edwards International, INC. has not promised, nor shall be obligated to, the following:

Any client’s success in business, results, or sales.

Assist, as either coach or mentor, with consultations for future business contracts made by Client.

Procure any publicity, social media exposure, interviews, write-ups, features, television, or print promotions for the Client.

Introduce Client to Ray’s full network of contacts, media, or business partners.

Client understands that a relationship does not exist between the Parties after the conclusion of this program.

Plagiarism Clause

The REI CC designation is given to those who demonstrate their ability to write quality copy using the PASTOR framework, as well as the various skills and techniques Ray teaches throughout The Copywriting Academy, and other course materials.

Any copy that has been written by, or repurposed from, another person does not fit within the REI CC model.

Taking someone else’s words, ideas, work, or closely imitating the thoughts and language of another and passing them off as one’s own is plagiarism. This practice is unacceptable and inappropriate for any REI Copywriting Certification student or certified copywriter.

If an REI CC client submits someone else’s copy as his or her own, they will be asked to leave the program and no longer eligible to represent or adorn REI Copywriting Certification credentials.

The Plagiarism Clause applies to work submitted inside the REI CC program and to work done for other clients while representing the REI Copywriting Certification.

Ray Edwards International Certified Copywriter Code of Conduct

Ray Edwards International Certified Copywriters agree to adhere to the following code of conduct when conducting business and providing copywriting services.

The lists of commitments are a promise made by REI Certified Copywriters to themselves, Ray Edwards, and the clients they serve.

As an REI Certified Copywriter, you promise to always demonstrate the following core values to the best of your ability.

Professionalism: I am reliable, keep my word, and never compromise my values.

Transparency: I seek collaborative interactions without hidden agendas.

Integrity: I strive to always do the right thing by adhering to sound moral principles.

Ethics: I recognize the difference between right and wrong, and apply honesty and fairness to all relationships.

Respect: I value the contributions of everyone and treat others with dignity and courtesy.

Quality: I am committed to providing the best work product with results that surpass expectations.

Timeliness: I meet deadlines and provide consistent updates about my progress.

Confidentiality: I keep my word as a trusted resource that maintains confidence and privacy.

Sincerity: I convey genuine interest and straightforward honesty.

Responsibility: I am reliable and follow through on commitments.

Humility: I realize I don't have all the answers and do not act arrogantly.

Kindness: I seek opportunities for random acts of kindness and ways to make others look good.

If any REI CC client does not follow the code of conduct, they will be asked to leave the program and no longer eligible to represent or adorn REI CC credentials.

Financial Obligation

The client is responsible for the completion of all payment plans associated with the products they purchase. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies remaining unpaid via our Collection Agency.

Client Responsibility

Products developed by Ray Edwards International, Inc. are strictly for educational purposes ONLY.

Client accepts and agrees that Client is 100% responsible for their progress and results from products developed by Ray Edwards International, Inc.

Ray Edwards International, Inc. makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees verbally or in writing.

Client understands that because of the nature of products developed by Ray Edwards International, Inc. and their extent, the results experienced by each Client may significantly vary.

Client acknowledges that, as with any business endeavor, there is an inherent risk of loss of capital and there is no guarantee that Client will reach their goals as a result of participation in products developed by Ray Edwards International, Inc.

Ray Edwards International, Inc. program education and the information is intended for a general audience and does not purport to be, nor should it be construed as, specific advice tailored to any individual.

Ray Edwards International, Inc. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in any program materials.

*REI reserves the right to revise and update these Terms of Service at any time. Every Client is subject to the changes in the terms of service regardless of when you entered the program or are grandfathered into. These Terms of Service are applicable to all ESPCC, Apprentices, and REI CC Clients.