The Courageous Growth Workshop is an Optimal Alignment Growth Planning LIVE Workshop that will help you take out the guess work and provide you with YOUR Blueprint to Success.

Secure one of 50 complimentary seats to this event, fill out the application HERE.

Post One: Back To Biz Free Call, It’s All About Sales

Bravo and good work everyone. The sign-up’s for the September 15, 2009 monthly FREE CALL on SALES are through the roof! If you, too want to sharpen your sales skills and be ready for getting seriously back to biz, click here to sign-up.

Post Two: PhotoVoice Lecture Series 2009 Tom Stoddart UK Event

When: 7.30PM, TUESDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2009
Where: Conway Hall, South Place Ethical Society , 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL
Nearest tube: Holborn

Tickets £10 in Advance, £15 on door.
To book: / 02070333878

Tom Stoddart began his photographic career on a local newspaper in his native North-East of England. In 1978 he moved to London and began working freelance for publications such as the Sunday Times and Time Magazine.

During a long and varied career he has witnessed such international events as the was in Lebanon, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the election of President Nelson Mandela, the bloody siege of Sarajevo and the wars against Saddam Hussein in Iraq. In 1997 Tony Blain gave Stoddart exclusive behind the scenes access to his election campaign, as Labor swept to victory after 18 years of Conservative government. His recent extensive work on the catastrophic AIDS pandemic blighting Africa has been widely published and exhibited.

Now established as one of the worlds most respected photojournalists, Stoddart is represented by, and works closely with Getty Images, to produce powerful photo-essays on the serious world issues of our time.

The Proceeds from the lecture Series will go towards PhotoVoice’s groundbreaking work. For information on our work and projects please visit

Post Three: Article on PopPhoto, 26 Books Every Photographer Should Have

From Ansel Adams to Annie Leibovitz, your library is not complete without these books.

By Lindsay Adler Posted June 26, 2009

Below is a list of more than two dozen photography books that would make a good collection for any photographer. We have included some rare books that would be desirable, along with their cheaper alternative.

A well-rounded general photo library would have variety of genres represented to provide visual stimulation and inspiration for any type of photographer and to provide a broad range of the interpretations and practice of photography. It is extremely hard to say what type of library is appropriate for any one photographer, as each individual is drawn to different aspects of photography. This list is meant to be inclusive of photography books that would be of value/interest to any visually motivated person.

Click here to read the article:

Post Four: It’s Getting Tighter and Tighter for Annie Leibovitz

Here is the latest article by Lorenzo Dominguez of the Annie Leibovitz saga. It makes me sad. Difficult person, bad money manager, irresponsible spender… irrespective she’s Annie Leibovitz and I want these images preserved for our own benefit and not auctioned off like our art belongs on eBay.

Post Five: FREE EVENTS for APA-LA  Members

Check out what my Facebook APA LA Group just announced. Membership sale of 25% off and free events until the end of the year, perhaps this would be a good time to join the Advertising Photographers of America?

Subject: FREE events for APA Members

APA-LA has announced that, for the remainder of 2009, all Thursday night APA-LA events will be offered FREE to APA Members.  Dinner, with networking and social time will also be included, and again, FREE to APA Members.  Guest and Non-Members are encouraged to attend for a nominal fee.

For more information on APA-LA events, please visit the events page at;

A gentle reminder, the 25% discount on all APA memberships will end August 31.  This special pricing will not be extended.  To join or renew, please visit,;

Warm regards,
APA-LA Board

Post Five: Please join the Photography Business Secrets Group Facebook Page

Recently I set up a Facebook Group for Photography Business Secrets and I would like you to join the group. I am in the process of launching a new idea, which is to create video answers for your most commonly asked questions. But, I need to know what they are and the video series will be posted there as well. I would be honored if you’d join me and start posting your photography business questions!

Post Six: Issue #99 Coagula Art Journal Available

Click on the image to download the Coagula Art Journal issue #99 via free download.

Post Seven: PhotoShelter’s Cash For Clunkers Website Promotion

Is your website a clunker? We can help!
The US Government recently ended its “Cash for Clunkers” program. But PhotoShelter’s “Cash for Clunker Websites” promotion runs for five more days!

If you have an old, clunky website – one that’s in serious need of updating – we’ll give you $100 toward a brand new PhotoShelter Pro website!

With a PhotoShelter Pro Account, you’ll get:

  • Your choice of customizable website themes
  • E-commerce for selling prints, products and image licensing
  • The industry’s best SEO tools
  • 100GB of secure image archiving
  • Listing in our photographer directory
  • View the full PhotoShelter tour & feature list.
  • Enjoy this $100 savings offer, and ditch that old clunker website today.
  • Hurry, this offer expires August 31, 2009.

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