[Podcast] How Do You Show Up? with Kevin Carroll

I had the surprise pleasure of meeting Kevin Carroll last month when he gave his PATH to Professional Presentations to an auditorium full of stude...

LinkedIn Now: Best Practices for Getting Great Clients — Inside AWAI

  I gave a brand-spankin' new presentation about how to use LinkedIn last week through American Writers & Artists Inc and they have generously...

[Podcast] Putting Yourself First in Business

If you feel like a slave to your business and to your clients, this podcast is for you. In my recent interview with Kennedy and Rob of 3 Marketers...

Not making enough money? Cheer up.

How are you, today? Well, it really depends on how you think you are. Right? 2016, the year my marriage ended, was my best year EVER financially. W...

[Podcast] Should You Become an Author? with Bridget Watson Payne of Chronicle Books

Sometimes it seems like everyone wants to be an author...why is that?  And what does it mean to be an author if you’re a designer? Do you have to b...

Simplest Marketing Plan: March Extras (2019.3)

On March 1, 2019 I released the third installment of the brand new Simplest Marketing Plan for 2019. This planner represents my best effort yet t...

Am I Ignoring Her? [QTMM 1/31/19]

Here's a situation: I've received several email messages from a woman pitching herself to be a guest on the Marketing Mentor Podcast I am interes...

[Podcast] "The Beautiful Thing About Marketing -- It Works When You Do It"

  Marketing works. That is the beautiful thing about it. There is nothing magic about it. It just works if you do it. That's my favorite quote f...

[Podcast] #364 How to Pitch Patiently & Strategically with Michael e. Stern

Here’s my latest (and 17th, I think) conversation with photographer and veteran self employed creative pro, Michael e. Stern. Today Michael (who i...

Creative Freelancer is back at HOW Design Live

Yes, it’s true. After a brief hiatus, HOW Design Live is once again offering a program for creative freelancers, solopreneurs and agency owners. A...

[Podcast] #362 How to Get Better Clients with Bigger Budgets

This week's episode is a little different -- it's not an interview with a creative professional practicing what I preach and showing that this mark...

Top 5 Books You Need To Read To Grow Your Business in 2019

Here's a new guest post by a young marketer, Brenden Delarua Lately I have been on a bit of a "bender" reading quite a lot of books. Mainly books a...