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ASMP Seminars

No More Grumbling — Get Out There

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Do you know how to sell yourself? How good are you at networking? Do you have an elevator speech? Do you waste time on folks that base decisions on price? Come hear Blake Discher's acclaimed Strictly Business 3 presentation on sales.

Seminar Topics

  • How to "work a room"
  • Positioning yourself to be successful
  • The reasons photographers fail
  • Starting an accountability group
  • Learn the value in aspiring to be second
  • Overcoming fear of the sales process
  • Celebrate effort not just victory
  • Learn what it means to be a professional in sales

The Speaker

© Mary Duprie
© Mary Duprie

Detroit photographer and educator Blake Discher specializes in people photography for leading editorial publications and Fortune 500 corporations for advertising and annual reports throughout the world. His clients include General Motors, Chrysler, American Airlines and Oracle. Blake also consults for small businesses on search engine optimization. He shares his knowledge with students and other photographers through his involvement with the American Society of Media Photographers, most recently as an educator in ASMP’s successful Strictly Business conferences. A professional photographer for 20 years, he shares his home with his wife Lesley and his five-year-old son Blake. When not working, he’s usually tinkering with one of his British-made vintage Triumph automobiles.