Julia Kelleher is the founder of Jewel Images and a designated Master Photographic Craftsman by Professional Photographers of America. She is also a renowned educator, teaching students about professional portraiture, sales, marketing and business strategy across the globe. We talk about her brand strategy, which allows her to standout in a crowded market, how networking helped to grow her business, and how she’s used the media to catapult her success. We also discussed the value of persistence for any entrepreneur.
This week, I’ve got 4 more stories to share with you from small business owners who have intentionally done things their own way when it comes to sales and selling. They’ve found what truly works for them–even if it bucks the prevailing wisdom or would make a bro marketing expert role his or her eyes.
These stories come from business coach Ashley Gartland, marketing expert Amy Lippmann, designer Mel Richards, and work reinvention coach Lydia Lee.
Listen for how they incorporated these same considerations into finding their own unique sales systems. They designed their systems with personal values, strong relationships, reduced anxiety, and agency in mind.