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Presenting Your Creative Vision

At this point in your career, you should have an understanding of your emotional brand, your physical brand and how they work together. Having the knowledge of how to communicate both verbally and visually who you are and what you…

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Discovering Your Vision

With the New Year comes feelings of starting fresh, working hard and setting new goals! These feelings can be a bit daunting, so we’re stepping in to help make 2019 your best year yet. We’re bringing our well-received Vision seminar…

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2019: The Year You Successfully Market Your Vision

In today’s day and age, the most successful marketing results are ones that utilize multiple channels. As a commercial artist, there are 12 channels of marketing that I, as a Creative Consultant, consider to be extremely viable. Please note that…

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Going Retro – Adopting Technology from the Past to Diversify Your Portfolio

In the world of photography today, there is a massive demand for capturing different and unique photographs to make portfolios more compelling for clients. Diversifying your portfolio is essential if you want to capture the interest of your clients and…

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Conquering Your Creative Block

Creative block is the greatest enemy of an artist. It can sneak up anytime, take over and fill your brain with anxiety. It is okay to experience this feeling; you’re not alone in this. Even though it is said that…

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5 Questions With Artist Agent Andrea Stern

This interview was originally written by Mara Serdans and posted on her blog, Mara’s Mix. Today marks the beginning of a Q&A series I’ll be featuring on my blog including interviews with artists, agents and creative luminaries in the industry. The…

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How to Avoid Common Small Business Marketing Pitfalls

It is said that every failure is a stepping stone to success and every mistake is another opportunity to learn. However, when you are a small business owner, too many mistakes will completely ruin your prospects. Fact: 80% of all…

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How to Make Money as a Photographer

In today’s world, it can be quite challenging for photographers to turn their passion into a lucrative profession. Everyone these days is becoming photographer thanks to smartphones, and numerous photos posted online have diluted the value of true photographic talent….

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Our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Creatives

The holiday season has arrived and so has our 2017 Gift Guide for Creatives!  The consultants at AXS have taken the time to compile a list of unique and thoughtful gift ideas perfect for anyone on your creative Secret Santa list….

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Why I’m Not Repping You

A rep is someone who REP-PRESENTS you. A rep wants to be the voice of someone they believe in, someone they trust, and someone they want to be associated with. A rep and a photographer have a relationship that has…