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The Marketing Mentor Podcast
The Marketing Mentor Podcast
Ilise Benun

In the Marketing Mentor podcast, Ilise Benun, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com, offers short but meaty conversational interviews with creative professionals who are doing... more

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500: One Creative Pro’s Take on AI with Deborah Brozina

AI is changing our world and everyone has a different perspective on how. Today’s episode, featuring Deborah Brozina, an Emmy-nominated... more

10 May 2024 · 35 minutes
499: The Power of a Perfectly Timed Email

If you’re hanging by a thread in your business, this episode is for you. In it, I share a message... more

26 Apr 2024 · 6 minutes
498: Case Studies for Creative Professionals with Casey Hibbard

One of the most effective but underutilized marketing tools for creative professionals is the case study. Casey Hibbard, who calls... more

12 Apr 2024 · 30 minutes
497: Six tips to handle scope creep (from my dog, Fanny)

If you struggle with scope creep, this solo episode is for you. Today I bring you 6 of my tips... more

31 Mar 2024 · 15 minutes
496: Best Business Models for Creative Professionals with Jessica Abel

Does your business model allow you to make the living you need to live the life you want? In this... more

15 Mar 2024 · 36 minutes
495: AI & Linkedin Newsletters with Michael Katz

How will AI affect your content marketing, especially your newsletter? That’s just one of the questions we answered in today’s... more

01 Mar 2024 · 37 minutes
494: Who to Trust When You’re Self Employed with Jenny Blake

Who do you trust when you’re in business for yourself? How do you know whom to trust? Not to mention... more

16 Feb 2024 · 50 minutes
493: Antidote to Impostor Syndrome with Ben Callahan

If you’re looking for an antidote to impostor syndrome, this episode is for you. I talked with agency owner, Ben... more

02 Feb 2024 · 32 minutes
492: The Price of Price Blurting with Ilise Benun

If you’ve ever blurted out a price, agreed to a deadline you knew wasn’t realistic or, worse, volunteered to deliver... more

19 Jan 2024 · 8 minutes
491: How to Build a Business You Can Depend On

If you want to build a business you can depend on, this episode is for you. In it, I reveal... more

05 Jan 2024 · 19 minutes
490: My Journey to Entrepreneurship with Ilise & Jake Benun

My young nephew, Jake Benun, recently invited me to be a guest on his podcast, Humanizing Success. He’s trying to... more

22 Dec 2023 · 47 minutes
489: AI + Emotional Intelligence with Nick Usborne (Part 2)

In Part 2 of my conversation with early adopter and renowned copywriter, Nick Usborne, we focused on how to combine... more

08 Dec 2023 · 37 minutes
488: AI + Emotional Intelligence with Nick Usborne (Part 1)

If you’re wondering how to use AI in your marketing, this episode is for you. I talked with early adopter... more

01 Dec 2023 · 39 minutes
487: One year of marketing with Florian Schleicher

How does a marketer use the Simplest Marketing Plan? In today’s episode, Florian Schleicher, a Marketing Advisor & Strategist, shares... more

17 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
486: SEO for Creative Professionals with Meg Casebolt

In this chat with Meg Casebolt, SEO strategist, podcaster and author of the new book, Social Slowdown, we identified how... more

27 Oct 2023 · 37 minutes
485: Stories about fears about money with Farnoosh Torabi (Bonus)

Today’s “bonus” episode is from a live interview with financial expert and podcaster, Farnoosh Torabi, host of the So Money... more

10 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
484: How Exactly to Listen to the Market with Ilise Benun

Here’s a rare solo episode in which Ilise Benun answers a question that comes up over and over, “how exactly... more

06 Oct 2023 · 10 minutes
483: A Comedian’s Formula for Your Perfect Pitch with Jenn Lederer

If your mind goes blank when someone asks what you do, in this episode you will learn not only... more

22 Sep 2023 · 31 minutes
482: The Right Networking Attitude with Julie Brown

Do you know what the right networking attitude sounds like? As I was talking with networking expert and public speaker,... more

08 Sep 2023 · 29 minutes
481: A Vision for Your Business with Jennifer Barrett

Do you have a vision for your business? Having a vision is one aspect of leadership and just one of... more

25 Aug 2023 · 29 minutes
480: How to Ensure a Healthy Creative Business with Sarah Durham

Whether or not you ever sell your creative business, exploring the possibility can make your business healthier. In my conversation... more

11 Aug 2023 · 24 minutes
479: Removing Obstacles to Growth with Sarah Durham

If personal “baggage” is getting in the way of your business growth, you’ll appreciate my conversation with Sarah Durham, a... more

28 Jul 2023 · 28 minutes
478: Twist on a Common Pricing Strategy with Matthew Wolf

If cash flow is your main pain, this episode is for you. I spoke with Matthew Wolf of Wyndetryst, a... more

14 Jul 2023 · 38 minutes
477: The Most Effective Content Marketing Tool of All with Rebekah Mays

If there’s a voice in your head encouraging you to do public speaking, this episode is for you. I spoke... more

30 Jun 2023 · 30 minutes
476: The Epitome of “Generosity Marketing” with Tara Hoover

If you love your clients and are looking for a way to deepen your relationships with them, you’ll love my... more

16 Jun 2023 · 24 minutes
475: On writing & publishing “Tough Titties” with Laura Belgray

f you want to write a book, Laura Belgray thinks you should. Her book, Tough Titties: On Living Your... more

02 Jun 2023 · 35 minutes
474: How to profit from your personality w/ Danielle Hughes & Lisa Mullis

If you want confidence, comfort and cash, you need to differentiate yourself from everyone who does what you do. But... more

19 May 2023 · 29 minutes
473: Talking Networking with Andy Brenits

We’re digging deep into all the aspects of strategic networking and today our focus is on post-pandemic networking in person,... more

05 May 2023 · 22 minutes
472: Talking Networking with Beth Granger

This week’s episode is the next in our LinkedIn Livestream series in our effort to change the way you think... more

28 Apr 2023 · 22 minutes
471: Talking Networking with Terri Trespicio

It’s Q2 and, in the world of the Simplest Marketing Plan, that means it’s time to focus on strategic networking.... more

21 Apr 2023 · 21 minutes
470: I used to be afraid of people….

Yes, it’s true. I used to be afraid of people but running my own business has changed all that. At... more

14 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
469: What lights you up? with Danielle Hughes

If you think you can’t bring all of you to the work you do, you’ll love this lively conversation with... more

31 Mar 2023 · 29 minutes
468: How to do a successful Kickstarter campaign with Wioleta Kaminska

If you’ve ever wanted to do a Kickstarter campaign or had a dream project that would be too expensive to... more

17 Mar 2023 · 33 minutes
467: How to free your time with Jenny Blake

If you have too much work and not enough time, this episode is for you. I had the best conversation... more

03 Mar 2023 · 39 minutes
466: My Worst Investment Ever

What’s your worst investment ever? Not just money invested, but time or energy or, the most important thing we have... more

17 Feb 2023 · 29 minutes
465: How promotional is too promotional?

In this short solo episode, I share what I learned this week when I asked for feedback on my Quick... more

03 Feb 2023 · 9 minutes
464: Why would anyone want your content?

Why would anyone want your content? And what’s the difference between your content marketing and your marketing content? Those are... more

20 Jan 2023 · 21 minutes
463: Engineering the Evolution of my Business

For my New Year message, I’m sharing the opening of a brand spanking new presentation I’m giving later this week... more

06 Jan 2023 · 15 minutes
462: The Night Before Site Launch by Robert Lodi, the web guy

Did you know content marketing could be a poem? Yup, it can, and here’s a really excellent example from... more

23 Dec 2022 · 5 minutes
461: Ann Handley on Bringing Yourself into Your Content Marketing

If you struggle with your own content marketing, aren’t sure what to write about or how to find your voice... more

16 Dec 2022 · 42 minutes
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469: What lights you up? with Danielle Hughes
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If you think you can’t bring all of you to the work you do, you’ll love this lively conversation with Danielle Hughes,... more