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  "Bob Bly, author of 70+ books and the man McGraw-Hill calls “America’s top copywriter,” reveals...

Now You Can Write Poems That Are Works of Art - and Get Them Published in Magazines!


You won’t get rich writing poetry...but becoming a published poet can fulfill your artistic and literary ambitions in ways your other writing can’t match.


About Bob Bly

Bob Bly is a full-time freelance copywriter specializing in direct marketing. He earns more than $600,000 a year from his writing, speaking, and consulting, and became a self-made multi-millionaire while still in his 30s.

A copywriter for more than a quarter of a century, Bob has written promotions for over 100 clients including Phillips, Agora, KCI, 21st Century, Weiss Research, EBI Medical Systems, Sony, IBM, AT&T, Grumman, Crain Communications, McGraw-Hill, Intuit, and AlliedSignal.

Bob is the author of 70 books including The Copywriter’s Handbook (Henry Holt) and Business-to-Business Direct Marketing (NTC Business Books). He has published more than 100 articles in such publications as Successful Meetings, Direct, Business Marketing, Writer’s Digest, and Amtrak Express.

Bob’s writing awards include a Gold Echo from the Direct Marketing Association, an IMMY from the Information Industry Association, two Southstar Awards, an American Corporate Identity Award of Excellence, and the Standard of Excellence award from the Web Marketing Association. He also taught marketing at New York University.

Bob has appeared as a guest on dozens of TV and radio shows including The Advertising Show, Bernard Meltzer, CNBC, and CBS Hard Copy. He has been featured in major media ranging from the LA Times and Nation’s Business to the New York Post and the National Enquirer. He was a featured speaker at the 2006 annual conference of the National Speakers Association.

What they say about Bob Bly's copy and counsel

"Good things are happening. I am getting a steady stream of Trial and Demo requests from the new site. These requestors are filling out the entire contact form. The site is simpler now, and I am still working to make it even more so. I appreciate your work."
—Jim Romano, DataForceOne

"Thank you so much for your wonderful work. It has been a pleasure working with you and I look forward to working with you on another project in the near future. You were always available, quick to answer questions and always exceeded my expectations. You truly are a gifted writer." —Aaron Griffith, The Griffith

"Bob, again thanks for the great copy. You consistently help us reach customers with compelling, actionable content, when others just can't!"
—William McElleney, IBM

"The feedback keeps coming in and we all agree yours was a truly helpful, useful, insightful and effective workshop. You did a fantastic job inspiring the troops and we've already begun applying some of the key learnings."
—Paul Connors, Copywriting Manager, A large financial services company in the Chicago area

"Bob...your creative work, patience, and 'partnership' with us at IT Group has virtually propelled us to another level of business professionalism and recognition. The response we've received from your letters has been nothing short of tremendous. We've not only derived significant business from these unforgettable mailings--your efforts have sparked a creative energy within our ranks which will assist us in years to come. Thanks for your guidance and counsel."
—John A. Fallone, IT Group International

"I hired Bob on his reputation, and found it is well-deserved. His fact-finding process in preparation to write our copy was both painless and enlightening. The final deliverables were right on time as promised, and better than expected – which is saying a lot because my expectations were high. The first time I read his copy for our project, I literally got chills down my back – he nailed it the first time. Wow."
—Dennis Rosenberg, VP Marketing, VNUS Medical Technologies, Inc.

"Bob Bly did an amazing job with our company brochure. We are very impressed with his capacity to learn our product and to write copy so clearly and pointedly. Bob Bly is a great marketing investment."
—Michael Manoussos, Manhole Barrier Systems

"Great white paper! I’m in favor of the entire submission. Please congratulate Bob on a great effort."
—Michael C. Howard, Chasm Recovery

"Your Tax Loopholes ad looked great and is performing very well. Thanks for the strong copy."
—Brian Kurtz, Boardroom

"You did an excellent job. It's been a pleasure working with you on this project."
—Edward Brunet, Decatur Professional Development, LLC

"Thank you very, very much for doing such a great job on the ad. I was one of those folks who would read the ads in the DAK catalog by Drew Kaplan and this was as enjoyable for me as that."
—Chris Pickering, MeritDirect

"Bob . . . Just got the copy and advertisement you did for my new book . . . It's great! You are good! Great job . . . you have tremendous insights into what excites and what sells!"
—Don Libey, Libey Incorporated

"In my opinion, you are the best copywriter in the software industry."
—Judy MacDonald, Director of Marketing, Direct Response

"When I received the piece, I thought, I'll have to skim over it now and read it later. But, once I started, I couldn't stop! You did a GREAT job with Ken's story. I love it. It kept me reading. I'm VERY pleased with it."
—Craig Simpson, Ken Roberts Company


Dear Soon-to-be-Published Poet:

Okay. I admit it.

I’m not in the least bit qualified to show you how to write poetry – much less get it published.

My only claim to fame in the poetry field is that I share a name with a world-famous poet - Robert Bly - and have been mistaken for him on numerous occasions.

But...my friend Veronica Yates can teach you how to write poetry … and get it published in literary magazines or "chapbooks."

"Getting your first poem published doesn’t have to be the daunting, remote notion far too many beginning poets envision," writes Veronica in the introduction to her new e-book, How to Write Poetry and Get It Published. "In fact, the process can be fun, and with more chance of success than you might think."


Meet Veronica Yates, your poetry mentor

Veronica Yates’ work has been published in Writers' Journal and is forthcoming in Rosebud magazine.

She was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2006 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction in the Nimrod/Hardman Competition ... a third prize winner in the 2006 Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Festival ...and a poetry finalist in the 2006 Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest.

Most important, as a successful poet who is still in the formative stages of her poetry career, she has a special empathy for - and understanding of - the needs and concerns of novice poets that some other poetry teachers do not share.


Grow as a poet and get your poetry published!

Now, in her new e-book How to Write Poetry and Get It Published, Veronica reveals all her personal secrets for writing good poetry and getting it published.


  • A daily “poetry workout” that makes you a better poet – without you even writing a single stanza. Page 15.
  • How to purge nonessential verses ... phrases ... ideas ... images ... and even words from your writing -- to make your poetry lean and flowing. Page 9.
  • Are poetry contests an utter waste of time and entry fees? The answer may surprise you. Page 23.
  • Turn your life experiences and memories into moving, powerful, and dramatic poems. Page 11.
  • Best poetry market directories ... magazines ... Web sites ... books .... collections. Page 29.
  • How to find the perfect magazine to publish your poem – and the best way to submit your work to them. Starts on page 22.
  • If editors turn down your poems for their publication, should you pay attention to the comments and suggestions they make in their rejection letters? Page 26.
  • Finding and joining a local poetry group and your state poetry association ... and why you should do so. Page 17.
  • A proven process for writing poetry – from concept to first draft to rewriting to publication. Page 12.
  • Grow as a poet by reading your poetry in front of a live audience. Plus: how to get rid of butterflies before you go on stage. Page 20.
  • How to connect with a "poetry mentor" – and the qualifications to look for when searching for one. Page 18.
  • Unique "greenhouse" filing system enables you to organize your ideas and random jottings into a rich source of ideas and text for new poems. Page 7.
  • Tips for maintaining your love and passion for poetry – and growing in your career as a poet. Page 28.
  • Where do ideas for new poems come from ... and how do they blossom into a full-fledged work? Page 4.
  • How to get a "chapbook" – a small book of your poems – published. Page 19.
  • And so much more ...


Poets and writers praise Veronica Yates

"Aspiring poets will take flight from Veronica Yates' guide ... a solid foundation of critical information written so smoothly it sips like nectar."
--Nan Phifer, associate director, Oregon Writing Project.

"The advice Veronica Yates gives in this guide is especially valuable, replete as it is with lessons derived from her hard-won personal experience. She gives the reader not only useful, real-world advice, but offers encouragement and motivation based on the lesson from her own writing life."
--John Reed

"Since 2005, Veronica Yates has been a driving force of support as we’ve worked on our poems. Both of us have been published and won placements in poetry contests as a result of our association,"
--Bonnita Stahlberg


Try it risk-free for 90 days

I can’t guarantee that after reading How to Write Poetry and Get It Published, you’ll immediately start seeing your poems in print.

However, I can guarantee that after completing Veronica's e-book, you'll feel you've spent valuable time with a gifted teacher, writer, and friend – one who has helped you to become a better poet and advance in your poetry career.

If you do not agree, or you are unsatisfied for any other reason – or for no reason at all -- just let me know within 90 days.

I’ll refund your $29 payment in full. No questions asked. And, you can still keep the e-book free.

That way, you risk nothing.

In 90 days or sooner, you could be well on your way to become a more polished – and confident – poet.

Or, you could be stuck in a rut, struggling to take your poetry to the next level … and never seeing it in print.

It’s entirely up to you.

So what are you waiting for?

To order How to Write Poetry and Get It Published on a 90-day risk-free trial basis, just click below now:


Bob Bly

P.S. Quick-Response Bonus! Order How to Write Poetry today and you get a FREE 60-page Bonus Report, How to Write Better and Faster (list price: $29).

In it, you will discover:

  • How to write business letters that get results. Page 19.
  • Why engineers, techies, and businesspeople can’t write. Page 9.
  • How to write more effective product literature. Page 52.
  • 10 ways to improve your technical writing. Page 3.
  • And more.

To order How to Write Poetry ... and get your FREE Bonus Report ... click below now: