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Business Development & Internet Marketing for Creatives

Some call me an idea midwife. Some say I am an SEO wizard or creative business development consultant. I help people to make their ideas tangible. Working with entrepreneurs, artists and small business owners, I help bring dreams to life and help make them lucrative. I believe that you have your talents, abilities, ideas and desires for good reason. I also believe that, with some focused attention, there isn't anything you can't create. I would love to help.

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Green = GO: 3 Steps for Creating Change

It’s just not working and you know it. It may have started out with little doubts. Small problems that you thought you could manage. You know what I am talking about: your job, your romantic relationship, that toxic friend in your life…

You tried to make the necessary adjustments. To evolve. To look the other way. At first, you considered re-arranging some things. Maybe thinking about it differently or re-defining it would help? At times you thought you could just be a little more patient. Perhaps it would just eventually work itself out.

The writing is on the wall. Now the […]

The Worst Marketing Mistake You Never Made

I need to share a business pet peeve of mine and it might get a little ugly.

The trouble is it’s not a new thing. In fact, it’s something that almost every business does in the beginning. To call it an epidemic might be a bit dramatic, but it feels that way sometimes. It stems from a combination of myths and legends and, if I may call this spade a spade, good old fashioned fear.

What’s the trouble? Creating your entire business BEFORE you start your marketing.

The trouble with “ducks in a row”.

I get it. We all want to feel like […]

5 Networking No No’s : Are you guilty?

Some networkers can’t seem to see the forest for the trees. When I lived in LA I used to attend networking groups galore. From the local chamber of commerce to large scale international groups like BNI, I was a complete pro at the nametag tango. I had my elevator pitch down to perfection – that 30 second sound bite explaining exactly what you do and why it’s important – ready at any given moment to “make an impression”.

Having a background in multiple industries including hospitality, education, insurance and showbiz meant that for a while there I couldn’t seem to […]