ASMP chapter presents seminar on marketing on Jan. 24

The New Orleans/Gulf South chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers will present a  seminar on marketing for photographers, led by writer, speaker and consultant Colleen Wainwright, on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The seminar, “Making People Love You Madly: Selling Yourself in a Postmodern Marketplace,” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at at Professional Color Service in Metairie.

Among the subjects discussed and information provided will be:

  • A simple, logical framework that photographers–or any creative types–can use to market themselves more effectively, online and offline. 
  • Strategies for improving one’s social media engagement that can be put to use immediately
  • Tips and tools on making websites and their copy more compelling to prospect
  • Real-life examples of all the above, including profiles of photographers who are successfully using social media to gain work and attention

The cost of the seminar is $25 for ASMP members, $50 for non-members, and $40 for members of professional associations, such as NOPA. Student admission is $10. Persons interested in attending must register online at the ASMP site or register by calling ASMP at (215) 451-2767 from 8 to 4 p.m. Central Time. Early registration is recommended.

Professional Color Service is located at 604 Papworth Ave. in Metairie.