Ilise Benun is a national speaker and the author of several books including the The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money and The Designer’s Guide to Marketing and Pricing (HOW Books), The Art of Self Promotion (Marketing Mentor Press) and more. She’s a regular contributor to HOW magazine and is the lead editor of the Creative Freelancer Blog. Ilise is a frequent speaker at HOW events, a regular Design Tutorial presenter and the co-founder of the Creative Freelancer Conference.
She is the founder of Marketing Mentor, where she works closely with creative professionals, teaching them how to best develop their business through creativity, sell their services and talents, and implement efficient systems and procedures to run the business smoothly. Her work as a has been featured in national newspapers and magazines such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and many more.
Benun has conducted workshops and given presentations for national and international trade organizations, including American Marketing Association, International Association of Business Leaders, the National Association of Women Business Owners, American Writers and Artists Institute, AIGA , Graphic Artists Guild , Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario, the NYU Entrepreneurship Summit, Editorial Freelancers Association, WorldWIT (Women in Technology), and many ad clubs around the country.