Stop Waiting to Be "Inspired"

Today's post is a guest post by July M. Sanchez-Sadowski, a Content Copywriter for the B2B Companies that keep Restaurants equipped and stocked. S...

[Podcast] #349 Emily Leach, Founder of FreelanceConference.com

Today’s bonus episode is a conversation between 2 unemployables. I talked with Emily Leach, Founder of The Freelance Conference, a free conferenc...

[Podcast] #348 One Designer's Story: When You Take Success for Granted

This week’s podcast is a little different than usual. It's a story/interview—and it doesn’t have a particularly happy ending. But I think it’s a st...

3 Simple Ways to Turn Your LinkedIn Profile from "Resume" to "Resource"

Although LinkedIn was one of the earliest social networks, it seems to be having a resurgence lately. Maybe it's just taken this long for it to fin...

[Podcasts] Summer Listening from HOW Design Live

Did you know that in addition to the MarketingMentorPodcast.com, which I've been hosting for more than 10 years, I also host the HOW Design Live Po...

[Video] Radical idea to get people to respond -- could this work?

Radical times call for radical action -- and humor! I have a theory about why people don’t respond anymore… Most questions actually require a thoug...

[Podcast] #347 Creative Services by Subscription = Recurring Revenue for You?

When I ask creative professionals who their ideal clients are, a good 25% want to work with organizations who are doing good, which usually means ...

Are Your Competitors Getting in Your Way? (QTMM 7/11/18)

When I started my business 30 years ago, I had no competition. No one had noticed "creatives" as a market and there were very few business coaches...

Want great website photos? Do this…

So, you have (or are planning) a great, custom website… But you’re only using stock photos? I’d love to butt in and share my two-cents. Don’t skim...

4 Tiny Ways I'm Reinventing My Business --- Right Now!

In response to one of my birthday posts last week, one reader asked me to expand on one of the 6 principles to which I attribute my longevity in b...

Too good to be true: a list of non profit pain points!

When I tell my mentoring clients that their marketing should be focused on their ideal clients, what I really mean is that it should speak to thei...

[Podcast] #346 Should you barter your creative services?

If you’ve ever bartered your services, you know it can be tricky. There’s an art to it, from deciding whether to do it, to making sure everythin...