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Ilise Benun on your online marketing plan

Time for a Marketing Reboot?

If your marketing has slowed down lately, you’re not alone — and there are lots of possible reasons why…. It could be the effect of the summer lull. Or maybe you’re coming off a monster project that consumed every bit of your time and energy and you literally couldn’t focus on anything else while it was going...

Ilise Benun on your online marketing plan

Do They Show Your Work To Their Spouse For Feedback?

  Here’s an email newsletter I got today from CFC-veteran and copywriter, Conrad Winter (a.k.a. The Backpocket Copywriter) — just had to pass it along! Dear Ilise, It used to drive me crazy when clients would tell me, “I showed your ideas to my spouse, and…” Or “Let me get back to you, I...

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Professional Headshots – What a Difference!

I needed a new headshot. Like fellow CFBC attendee, Jill Anderson, mine was old. But, unlike Jill, who hired a professional photographer, I had my husband take a picture of me with my iPhone against my office door!   Did I know I should find a real photographer? Yes. But time kept passing, and...

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Don’t Worry if You Missed HOW Design Live — Watch it Online!

Did you miss HOW Design Live in Boston? Or are you simply looking to attend sessions you missed? This is your chance: The best of HOW Design Live will be available online — from June 9-22, 2014 — including 2 CFBC sessions: Douglas Davis, Principle, The Davis Group LLC, and Assistant Professor, NYC College...