Tag Archives: marketing

44% Increase in 2013 == Success!

I got this good news in an email newsletter from Jeanine Davis, a creative freelancer I work with. She’s been “solo” for 2 years now and in her second year surpassed her goals with a 44% increase! Here’s how…. Marketing works, I’m proof. I grew my business a whopping 44% in 2013 and I...

Yes Virginia, amazing clients really do exist

My holiday season started out with some unexpected gifts. First, a designer I met at the Denver CFC in 2010 sent a new client my way and we did a small job together. A few days later, I sent my invoice and got an unexpected response: “Tom, we’ll be sending you a bonus. We...

dinnerwithcropped

My Dinner With Andre (and Andy…): InSource Then & Now

In the classic film, My Dinner with Andre, actor Wallace Shawn listens intently as playwright Andre Gregory muses philosophically about the meaning of life and spins fantastical tales knee-deep in tribal rituals. The two met at a Manhattan restaurant in 1983 and spent hours dining and talking (well, Andre Gregory did most of that)...