John Kuraoka, freelance advertising copywriter

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(619) 465-6100
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It’s easy to find free advertising copywriting. Radio reps will be happy to write and produce your spots using on-air personalities when you buy time on their station. Newspapers, too, will provide free creative services when you buy space. Billboard companies, television stations, printers, even the local shopping circular - all will be happy to produce ads for you for free with your media buy.

This can be invaluable assistance when you’re on a tight budget, implementing a simple, focused marketing plan that uses only one or two media. If that’s you, then I suggest you read my section on how to write better ads, and have at it! I have seven additional recommendations to you, to maximize the effectiveness of your ads.

If you can get copywriting for free, why pay for it? That’s a topic that can fill a whole short article. Such as When you should consider hiring a freelance copywriter. But, beyond that, here are five important reasons to hire a professional advertising copywriter to write your ads and marketing materials.

Okay, then, why should you hire me?

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More advertising & marketing advice.

Advertising strategy and other lies
An advertising copywriter’s bookshelf: recommended books
Brands and branding: a white paper
Do you make these mistakes in advertising?
Four ad copy traps that ensnare even experienced copywriters
How to become an advertising copywriter
How to take your copywriting portfolio to the next level
How to write a brochure: advice from an advertising copywriter
How to write better ads
Long John Silver on writing ads
More career advice: what’s it like being an advertising copywriter?
Napoleon’s advice to entrepreneurs, Part I: starting the enterprise
Napoleon’s advice to entrepreneurs, Part II: the entrepreneurial character
Napoleon’s advice to entrepreneurs, Part III: growing the enterprise
The ART of repurposing marketing copy (Or, why you shouldn’t use brochure copy as web content)
The economy (and what to do about it)
The Tightwad Marketing project
When you should consider hiring a freelance copywriter
Advertising copywriting mentorship
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John Kuraoka, freelance advertising copywriter
6877 Barker Way
San Diego, California
92119-1301

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