Ilise Benun a business expert for creative professionals. She is the author of 7 business books, a national speaker and founder of Marketing-Mentor.com. During her 25+ years in business, she has coached thousands of creatives as well as developed and delivered business training tailored for them, notably as co-founder/host of the Creative Business track of HOW Design Live, as an instructor for CreativeLive.com and as a program developer for the Freelancers Union.
Since 1988, she has been providing business coaching, advice and accountability for designers and other creative professionals who are serious about growing their business. Her books include The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money, The Designer’s Guide to Marketing and Pricing and Stop Pushing Me Around: A Workplace Guide for the Timid, Shy and Less Assertive.
She also develops curricula and programming for online (and offline) workshops and courses for HOW Design University and the Freelancers Union.
She publishes Quick Tips from Marketing Mentor, is lead author on 2 blogs and hosts an online store, Marketing-Mentor-Toolbox.com, featuring tools such as The Designer’s Proposal Bundle (Volumes 1 and 2) and The Pricing Bundle.