Ilise Benun is an author, consultant and national speaker, the founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and the co-producer of the Creative Freelancer Conference.
Her books include "The Designer's Guide to Marketing and Pricing (HOW Books), "Stop Pushing Me Around: A Workplace Guide for the Timid, Shy and Less Assertive" (Career Press), "Self-Promotion Online," and "Designing Web Sites:// for Every Audience" (both HOW Books) and "The Art of Self Promotion." She also co-authored "Public Relations for Dummies, 2nd Edition" (John Wiley & Sons) with Eric Yaverbaum and Bob Bly.
Her work has been featured in national publications such as HOW Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Self, Essence, Crains New York Business, Dynamic Graphics and Working Woman, The New York Times, Toronto Globe and Mail, The Washington Post, The Denver Post and more.
Benun has given presentations for international organizations, including American Marketing Association, Business Marketing Association, the National Association of Women Business Owners, the HOW Design Conference, Freelancers Union, AIGA and Graphic Artists Guild, Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario, Advertising Photographers of America, ASMP, Editorial Freelancers Association, NY Public Library, the NYU Entrepreneurship Summit, the 92nd St. Y and many ad clubs around the country.
From her home office in Hoboken NJ, Benun spends her days coaching creative professionals who are serious about growing their business, one-on-one and in small groups. She started her business in 1988 and has been self-employed for all but 3 years of her working life. She has a B.A. in Spanish from Tufts University. More info here: http://www.marketing-mentor.com