Cold emails worked on me!
Freelancers often reach out to introduce themselves and see if I can give them work. While I’ve gotten plenty of cold emails in the past, I never responded. The timing was never...Read more
[Case Study] 5 Lessons from a Photographer Who Found His Dream Clients
By Aaron Dougherty, Aaron Dougherty Photography. I’d like to think that my photography business has grown these past seven years because of my hard work and client-focused mindset. But when I...Read more
Ghosted by a good prospect? [QTMM 10/31/19]
I know this has happened to you... A good prospect reaches out -- someone who knows you, maybe even a past client -- about what seems like a really good...Read more
Writers: Stumped about your portfolio?
The free report I offer subscribers is Get Your Website Done: 12 Actionable Steps for Designers. Recently, I presented a Writers’ Edition of this topic to the Atlanta Writers Club. While most of...Read more
[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, it...Read more
How to put more "you" in your marketing. Watch this! [QTMM 7/18/19]
Out of sight, out of mind -- that's more and more the reality these days. So if you do nothing else, please use an email newsletter to stay top of...Read more
[Podcast] #371 How (Exactly) to Use Generosity as a Marketing Tool
Do you give strategy away? Many creative professionals do, probably because you don't see yourself as a "strategist." But that's not what I mean by generosity. If you’ve watched any of my recent...Read more