Kirstin Carey

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Are Your Charging for the Wrong Thing as a Professional Photographer?

With the introduction of digital photography, the world of professional photography is changing rapidly. It's becoming more difficult to make money from selling photos, but that doesn't mean that you should close up shop and find a new profession. You just have to change some of the rules and reposition your method of making money. From my experience in consulting and presenting workshops and programs for photographers, most are charging for the wrong thing and need to make some simple, yet dramatic changes to continue to excel.

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Creative People - How To Handle A Bad Client

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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Creative Business - What Do You Say When Asked How Much You Charge

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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Creative People - Stop Going to Networking Events and Get MORE Business

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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Presenting Seminars to Bump Up Sales

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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Creative Businesses - The

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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A Great Testimonial is Worth 1000 Cold Calls

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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Creative People Should Stop Charging By the Hour & They'll Make More Money

If you are a freelancer, subcontrator, designer, artist, decorator, or any type of creative person and are making (or trying to make) your living in any creative field, then this article is for you!

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Selling to the Devil's Advocate

Have you ever felt like you were being attacked by your potential customer during your a sales call? Like he was asking questions just to trip you up or make you lose the sale? Learn how to effectively sell the "Devil's Advocate" and turn him into your biggest advocate!

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Eye Contact: Romantic Interest or PowHERful Glance?

If you ask a child if she took a cookie from the cookie jar, how will she respond if she is indeed guilty of stealing an Oreo? Of course, she will avoid eye contact as she tells you that she was nowhere near the forbidden dessert.

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Getting What You Want, How You Want It, When You Want It!

Have you ever asked someone to complete a task, but it was not done the way you expected? Or have you agreed to meet people at a large event, but were unable to find them once you got there? Do you have trouble managing staff or delegating responsibility because no one ever does what you ask them to do?

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Is Your Glass (Ceiling) Half Empty or Half Full?

The infamous “glass ceiling” is blamed for business issues for women from poor salaries to lack of corporate advancement. This invisible barrier holds many women captive in unpleasant work environments, settling for pay which is far below industry averages, accepting weak titles and agreeing to poor advancement opportunities.

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Saying "No" Effectively

I chair a committee for a local charity that was in financial dire straits due to the reallocation of funds as a result of 9-11 relief efforts. Our organization lost $85,000 in funding for the year and was barely able to pay the rent. My committee was in charge of getting this message out to past donors quickly in hopes of sustaining the organization.

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