- Paperback: 416 pages
- Publisher: Holt Paperbacks; 3rd edition (August 22, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0805078037
- ISBN-13: 978-0805078039
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 72 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #456,725 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Robert W. Bly is a freelance copywriter specializing in business-to-
business, high-tech, and direct advertising. He is the author of more than sixty books and has appeared on CNBC and on CBS's Hard Copy. He lives in River Vale, New Jersey.
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One con I noticed, is that some of the technology he mentions when discussing computers, software, etc is very outdated. I think he actually talks about a floppy disk at one point.
I've applied one of the ideas mentioned in the book as a proposal to a client within days of reading and I expect a big project. Worth it.
Bly has done a fantastic job of handing over a foundation for starting a career as a freelance copywriter. Whether or not you make $100K (or more) per year is entirely up to you and the dedication and discipline you bring to the table, but this book will certainly give you a starting place for building your portfolio, finding your first clients, and getting into the waters of this career.
He has written tons of books, whitepapers, email marketing messages and is one of the best copywriters around. This book is for anyone that wants to make some serious money writing on their own and be a writer.
The best thing about this book is it shows you how to make money writing outside the box in the business realm where there's all kinds of money to be made,( not writing novels or fiction but writing for businesses.)
Outstanding as usual Bob!
I recently purchased this book and love it. It's well written with excellent guidelines and examples. I keep coming back to his books because they leave no stone unturned when it comes to finding out what I need to do next. My new career in this field of information technology would have many learning gaps without Robert Bly's excellent books, including this one.
-Burton B., Tennessee