Networking follow up: what to say! [QTMM 10/2/19]

So you're following the Simplest Marketing Plan, doing your "strategic networking" (meeting "your people" in person) and you have indeed met some p...

Simplest Marketing Planner: October Extras (2019.10)

On October 3, 2019 I did the 10th session of "Office Hours" for the 10th installment of the Simplest Marketing Plan for 2019. This planner represe...

[Podcast] How to Build Long-Term Relationships with Clients with Ben Callahan

If you're tired of the relentless need to constantly fill your pipeline with one-off projects, this episode is for you.  I spoke with Ben Callahan,...

The Best Media Story She Had Ever Heard!

  If you think you're too small or too insignificant to benefit from PR (public relations), think again. I almost forgot about the tiny paragrap...

Need to finish the year strong?

I saw a display of “holiday cheer” creamers at the supermarket yesterday. Seriously? Peppermint Mocha is a little premature in my book, but it doe...

[Podcast] How to Use Lists to Reduce Stress as a Creative Pro

Are you a list maker? I am, but I try not to overdo it. I do have a list of questions about lists, which I had the opportunity to ask the expert, ...

[Video] Want to work with companies doing good?

Being your own boss means that you get to choose who you want (and don't want) to work with. But if you don't have your marketing machine in place...

Simplest Marketing Plan: September Extras (2019.9)

On September 12, 2019 I did the 9th session of "Office Hours" for the 9th (and updated) installment of the Simplest Marketing Plan for 2019. This ...

How to cultivate a healthy "marketing mindset"

What I love the most -- hands down -- about teaching creative professionals how to promote their services -- the thing you love most to do -- is t...

[Podcast] Here's how I handle the money conversation

While I'm prepping for Hurricane Dorian (which seems to be weakening -- fingers crossed), check out this brand new podcast interview I did with Ky...

[Podcast] To Do List Too Long? Here's a solution...

What would happen if you threw away your "to do" list? Andy Brenits of Brenits Creative shares his strategy for getting things done (and identifying what doesn't need to be done). Read the article and listen to the podcast!

[Event] Want to hang with your freelance peeps? Join me at #FreeCon in Austin.

  I’m super excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at #FREECON19!  This action packed, 3-day conference is happening October 27-29th in sunny Au...