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Category Archives: Marketing Monday
Tom Tumbusch answers questions about how the CFC/InHOWse matchmaking with actual prospects will work and explains why you can't afford to miss it. Continue reading
How to Register for CFC 2013 Day 3 Half Day Workshops on Positioning and Content Marketing with Ilise Benun and Mark O'Brien. These workshops are in-depth, hands-on half-day sessions for $99 each. Huge value! Continue reading
In preparation for the networking fest that is CFC 2013: The Business Conference for the Creatively Self Employed (www.creativefreelancerconference.com), networking expert, author and speaker Dana Manciagli shares with Ilise Benun 10 tips to networking with a purpose to get what you need. Continue reading
CFC attendee and Web designer for designers, Jill Anderson, refined her positioning, revamped her web site and her time management is under control. Oh, and, she also increased her income by 17%. PLUS she’s getting work she wants because her web site reflects what she’s looking for! Read all about how. Continue reading
In this podcast/interview on the CFC 2013 Speaker Series, Ilise Benun talks w/ Sarah Durham of Big Duck about how to find companies who "do good." Continue reading
Listen and find out how designer, Sherri Gallowitz, used an email newsletter to get 2 new non profit clients. Continue reading
If you missed last week's "annual marketing pep talk" (and especially if you need a pep talk), here are the links to listen. Be sure to take advantage of the discounts that expire Jan 31st. Continue reading
If this holiday season snuck up on you, check out these great and simple gift ideas from designer and CFC veteran, Damien Golden. They'll show your gratitude and keep your visibility high too. Continue reading
From PhotoShelter.com's annual round up of best blog posts for photographers, here are the marketing-related posts, which apply broadly to other creative professionals also. Continue reading
PhotoShelter.com and Emma have partnered to publish the latest free report on email marketing.
It's targeted to photographers, whose email marketing is image-based, which is why so many of the ideas and tips and examples are relevant to designers and illustrators as well. Continue reading