APA|NY is pleased to announce Selina Maitreya is exclusively launching her new program, Survive?? Think THRIVE! on Thursday, June 18, 6:30-9 p.m. at Eagles Nest Daylight Studio. (Selina will also do a small Assistants Group Consultation and Invididual consultations, scroll down for further information.) Maitreya is the owner and founder of Port Authority and author of Portfolios That Sell and How To Succeed In Commercial Photography: Insights from a Leading Consultant (Allworth Press September 2007).
Maitreya is convinced that photographers need to focus their efforts on building businesses that will THRIVE, not merely survive. Her current program, Survive?? Think THRIVE! uses real life examples that illustrate the steps photographers are now taking to move from survival mode to prosperity. The presentation will be followed by an extensive Q&A session.
Photographers Will Learn:
• The TRUE difference between surviving and thriving in today’s business market
• The steps other photographers are taking to ensure that their business will thrive!
• What constitutes a competitive product to today’s assignment photo buyers?
• How to match their vision to different industries
• How to bring sales back into the marketing equation
• How to successfully utilize traditional (direct mail, email, web portals, blogs) and online (Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) social networking marketing tools
• How to determine whether an agent or a marketing assistant is the right team player for them and how to find them.
* Copies of How To Succeed In Commercial Photography: Insights from a Leading Consultant will be on sale and Selina will happily sign her name and scribble a note.
WHAT: Surive?? Think, THRIVE! with Selina Maitreya
WHEN: Thursday, June 18, 2009, Doors at 6:30 p.m. (come early to enjoy refreshments and socialize), Program 7-9 p.m.
WHERE: Eagles Nest Daylight Studio
259 W 30th St, between 7th and 8th Avenues, 16th Floor
ADVANCE REGISTRATION: $15 APA Members / $20 Students (with valid ID) / $25 Non-Members
AFTER JUNE 16 / DOOR: $20 APA Members / $25 Students / $25 Non-Members
ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED – THERE ARE A FEW SPACES LEFT AT THE DOOR
Join APA today and attend this event FREE! If you have been thinking about joining or renewing, now is the perfect time, by taking advantage of this offer!
Also, receive three months of membership free with the special “Three for Free” promotion!
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WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING ABOUT SELINA’S PRESENTATION
“Succinct, on target for those that want to get to the next level of their business from the inside out- starting with first things first.”
George Fulton – Columbia, SC
“The best seminar I have ever been to in all the years I have attended PHOTOEXPO”
J. Stevens – New York,NY
“Selina was amazingly generous with her research and information. Her candid and revealing approach with the audience was refreshing to say the least! The program was visually exciting, and easy to understand, Create from the inside out! From the talk on campus here at RIT and around town Selina inspired all of us !”
Marketing agent/ Tim Wilkes Photography – Rochester, New York
“The program was excellent. Selina’s grasp of the photo buying community was most enlightening.”
Chuck Savage, – Richmond VA
“Creating portfolios was great, it left me wanting more…”
Joel Silverman – Atlanta ,Georgia
“Well done, exciting and loaded with information!.”
Del Brown – Madison, WI
“Thank you. You made me feel that there are no limits.”
Joe Glynda – Glenview, IL
“Excellent, well thought out, presented with conviction.”
Phillip Parker – Memphis, TN
THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO MEET ONE-ON-ONE WITH SELINA!
Selina is available for ONLY SIX, TWO-HOUR individual consultations on June 19 and 20. Please contact her directly for information 978.263.6822 or email@example.com
TWO LUCKY PHOTOGRAPHERS will receive their consultations for a special discounted fee. The night of Selina’s program, two names will be drawn.
*In order to be eligible for the contest, photographers need to have spoken to Selina, made an appointment and sent in their deposit of $300 for a consultation.
Individual consultations: This is your chance to meet one on one with Selina.
She will work with each photographer for 2 hours; Prior to the consultation Selina will speak with them to arrange an agenda for the consult. Portfolio reviews, web reviews, and sales and marketing program development are all options for a consult.
FEE: $600 for two hours
WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING
“Selina has a graceful way of cutting through the distractions and defining the heart of the issue. Her intuition about what art-buyers want in a portfolio viewing is invaluable for an emerging photographer. Not to mention her warm, nurturing personality creates an environment within a consultation that allows for profound self-awareness and real exploration, always with an eye toward the pragmatic application of one’s vision.”
“Working with Selina has changed the way I approach my work, the perspective of how others see me and how I see myself. Others may think it extravagant, to work with a consultant, but to me it is necessary. It’s going for your Ph.D in photography and business with a private tutor: learning the nuance of portfolio development, marketing, follow up, and most importantly, a lesson taken right out of advertising agencies, creating a strong brand and image. Without it I’m just another photographer on the bottom shelf of the supermarket aisle hoping someone will notice me.”