About Me

I get it, trust is hard to build, especially online.

I will do my best to dispatch your doubts.

I was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel. I've traveled to more than 30 countries around the world and lived in 3 different regions; the Middle East, Europe, and North America - in cities like Tel Aviv, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Las Vegas, and Paris. I'm versed in different cultures and how they think -- and I speak & write fluently in two languages (Hebrew and English).
 
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West Virginia Training & Photo-shoot
West Virginia Training & Photo-shoot

West Virginia Training & Photo-shoot

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LOTAR Counter Terror Unit Training
LOTAR Counter Terror Unit Training

LOTAR Counter Terror Unit Training

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Back in 2014 as part of the Security Circle for the Israeli State Comptroller Yosef Shapira
Back in 2014 as part of the Security Circle for the Israeli State Comptroller Yosef Shapira

Tom Gil Bodyguard for the Israeli State Comptroller Yosef Shapira

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West Virginia Training & Photo-shoot
West Virginia Training & Photo-shoot

West Virginia Training & Photo-shoot

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I'm a former special forces senior Sergeant sniper, and sniper instructor.

At age 21, I commanded more than 200 soldiers. 
At 22, I was part of the close protection security circle for a high-profile governmental target: former Israeli State Comptroller, Yossef Shapira. 

Due to these experiences, I possess exceptional decision-making and leadership abilities, capable of being a team player with unique social abilities.

As a sniper, I'm obsessed with precision. I never use two words when one will do. I translate that precision into words written for you, my client.
At 23, after moving to the US all on my own, with no job, friends, or family - the first few months were tough - but I finally landed a job doing sales in Las Vegas. One week in, I knew I was a natural. For the next 4 years, I got paid mainly in commission, holding a client-facing sales position across several retail locations in Las Vegas--selling medical products--generating $250k in yearly sales consistently, and got promoted twice in 3 years -- increasing my commissions from 25% to 35%.

Due to this experience, I have developed the rare ability to be in the customer’s shoes at will, and possess the most important trait any copywriter can have - salesmanship. I have a solution to a problem before the client says it. Objection tackling.
In the background, while doing the sales gig, I invested in real estate. I meticulously researched the market and was sharp enough to notice market trends where I lived. I felt a spike was coming, and I was right. Renting & Flipping. Profits were bound to happen.
 
Due to this experience, I have mastered market research, financial literacy, financial discipline, auctioning, negotiations, acquisitions, and disposal.
Signing day
Signing day

Mr. Gildore, my RE agent at the time, is a whiskey lover. He loved the gift I got him for getting the price I wanted for the property.

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Property Management Team
Property Management Team

Put your name on the wall. Got to start somewhere, right?

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First Real Estate Purchase 2017
First Real Estate Purchase 2017

First Real Estate Purchase 2017

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Signing day
Signing day

Mr. Gildore, my RE agent at the time, is a whiskey lover. He loved the gift I got him for getting the price I wanted for the property.

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Harvard PON March 2019
Harvard PON March 2019

We were divided into groups, given scripts the other side doesn't know. A negotiation took place. Scores were given by performance.

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Harvard PON March 2019 #2
Harvard PON March 2019 #2

1-on-1 negotiations with claimed value vs relationship scores.

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Harvard PON March 2019
Harvard PON March 2019

We were divided into groups, given scripts the other side doesn't know. A negotiation took place. Scores were given by performance.

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At that point, I wanted to invest in myself. I attended law school, and after one semester--completing Criminal Law, I discovered traditional college wasn’t for me.

I was a bit lost, but I knew sales enablement fascinated me. I love branding.

So, I strategically formed 
partnerships with EWM Miami - publishing $8 million homes, with the English famous Rockefeller's Jewelers - publishing $1 million watches, and with athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs making 7 figures. 

In seven months, I turned an idea I had, from scratch, into a movement. I taught mental resilence, financial literacy, and sales. I was able to create a 300K followers movement, all organically.

 
While building my social media business, I took two Executive Education courses.
 
1) I'm a graduate of Intrapreneurship & Business Development through Strategic Innovation from TAU, which provides me with unique insights and perspectives into how new businesses can grow - and how stagnating businesses should innovate.  
 
2) I'm a graduate of PON from Harvard Law School, which helps me better sell, and communicate, both verbally and over text. 
 
When I decided to pursue copywriting, I was bought out. Today, I still produce content on Instagram. I write content on @thebusinesshacks for over 2 million followers.
 
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

Great day. Perfect weather.

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Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands

Was posing for the picture, my dad started calling me names. Result...

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Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

Great day. Perfect weather.

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To pursue copywriting, I first got my certification. 
 
Not all copywriters are certified. I am, (with distinction😎).

I possess a diploma from Blackfordand and a Level 4 certificate from the ABC Awards.


Naturally -- based on my interest and experience, I gravitated toward real estate becoming my niche.
 
Today, I wear two hats: content writer and copywriter, with my strengths being: 
 
  • Email copy
  • Website copy
  • Social media copy
  • And world-class content (SEO driven). (I'm the first result on Google for "real estate copywriter").
 
My copy and content are written with your client as the hero--positioning your business as the guide, helping your audience reach THEIR goal - solving THEIR problem - moving them closer to desire/away from pain - while levraging consumer psychology and behavioral economics tactics.
 
I've written, consulted, and worked with firms, celebrities, fast-growth 9-figure startups, and publicly listed brands in the space -- like eXp, Sundae, Matterport, and Grant Cardone.
My cold email tactics were studied by Hunter i.o, and my influential copy techniques were featured on Wealth MagazinePsychology Today. My advice and expertise were shared on CNN, Forbes, and SUCCESS® Magazineand my investing methods have been featured in some of the biggest publications in the space:

-Porch
-Real Trends
-Bigger Pockets
-REALTOR® Magazine
-Florida Realtor Magazine.

Lastly, I have my own columns on ADWEEK, and Inc. Magazine - where I cover branding and messaging, sharing my know-how by talking to my network, friends, and mentors from Nike, Ogilvy, and Gong.
Why Should You Work With Me?
Results-Oriented
 
While money is always a factor (and those who say otherwise lie bluntly), I am more interested in getting you the results you desire. Why? 
  • Your income, time and trust are on the line. I take pride in providing value, creating more inbound leads & higher turnovers for my clients. Credibility is extremely important to me.
  • I value relationships more than money. If we finished a project and I didn’t help you to reach your goal, it will result in me losing a future project, a referral, and severely damage my reputation and networking abilities, possibly even losing a friendship with you.
 
Unmatched Precision
For a bullet to traverse 1.6 KM and hit its mark, you have to take altitude, wind, humidity, temperature, distance, angular momentum, gravity, and the spin of the earth into effect. I bring that same precision into my writing for you, as my client. Combine that with my OCD nature, you get uncompromising, unparalleled dedication to details.
 
Growth Driven
It’s not progress if you can’t measure it. And I am addicted to progress and growth. I either win, or I learn. I bring this attitude into the relationship I have with my clients. I encourage testing and pivoting. Constantly.
 
Business Acumen
In my 7 years as an Entrepreneur, I have amassed a lot of experience and field-tested tools.
  • 3.5 Years of high-performance sales in the retail medical field making 6 figures.
  • Managing several successful Real Estate projects in the Las Vegas area from opportunity to exit - leading to a high return on investment ranging from 7%-10% yearly.
  • Social Media Marketing - Generating a reach of 1.5 Million relevant users creating consistent growth and revenue leading to a successful acquisition. (Instagram mainly).
 
Radical Honesty
While you are the client, and at the end of the day you have the final say, expect no rounded corners from me. When you bring me on board, you get my perspective, interpretation, and view on every topic we touch. I believe in full transparency for better communication which yields better results. It is OK to agree to disagree. But when working with me, you will always know where I stand, rather than having an individual nodding their head just to get paid.
 
Accessibility
I will reply via email to most concerns within 24 hours since you contacted me. Additionally, you are always in the loop. Updates about the project every 48-72 hours when needed.