Category Archives: Business

2019 Annual Showcase Videos NOW AVAILABLE on YouTube

If you missed this year’s Showcase or want to review speakers’ presentations we’re happy to announce that all of the speaker videos are now available on the CDPUG YouTube page! We’d like to thank Bill Baraona of Flex Media for the video and Sarah Coggins for the video editing! We appreciate their time in helping CDPUG with this task. A… Read more »

Changes to Successful Job Seekers Meet Ups in June

BEGINNING Wednesday June 5 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PMThe Midtown Tech Hive6815 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44103 Starting on June 5 there will be a new time and format for Sue Nelson’s Meet Ups. Meet Ups will be held weekly beginning June 5 at 1:30 PM and will be held in a one hour Mastermind Group format. Your first meeting is free… Read more »

Upcoming Workshops Help Freelancers Make Contacts and Generate Leads

Check out these two workshops being offered by Sue Nelson from Successful Job Seekers.  LinkedIn for Contractors and Freelancers – Coming Up Next Week!Tuesday May 21 – Noon to 2:00 PMThe Midtown Tech Hive6815 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44103 Learn strategies for researching the best contacts for client development and discuss strategies for getting your name out there on LinkedIn…. Read more »

“Women’s Business Expo” Coming in March

The Rocky River Ladies Lunch & Networking (a fast-growing Cleveland network group) invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Women’s Business Expo on March 26, 2019, from 11 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. Bring your business cards to enter raffles from each of the vendors, or if you would like to become a vendor yourself, visit here to secure a space… Read more »

September 2018 Meeting Wrap-up — “Successfully Selling Art”

by Carlo Wolff A panel of experts in art sales explored an array of tools and options at the monthly Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group meeting at the Garfield Heights Library. Some 40 people gathered September 28 as moderator Linda Barberic of Keith Berr Photography led the panel through a discussion of popular online sales platforms, including Fine Art America,… Read more »

Bookkeeping Made Ease-y

The program for the August monthly meeting, “Interactive Bookkeeping Workshop for Graphic Artists and Small Business,” was a very informative and productive gathering of CDPUG members at BudgetEase, an experienced group of bookkeepers located in Shaker Heights on Lee Road. In an expansive and airy space with many windows open to the busy street, Kathy Dise, president of BudgetEase, divided… Read more »

Register Now for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Selling Clinic

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is presenting a selling clinic on Thursday, September 13, from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. EDT Learn strategic selling skills such as how to hone individual sales pitches, how to understand buyer types and how they translate into sales, and how to assess the value of different customer types for effective selling. Also, acquire… Read more »

My Experience with the “Artist as an Entrepreneur” (AEI) Workshops

By Jeff Poplar I have attended three AEI at Summit Art Space classes so far and the experience has been more than satisfying. The atmosphere is not one of a typical classroom—here, you are integrated into an “art space” so to speak. It is very comfortable and conducive to interaction between the teacher and the students. Carolyn Bagley, a fireball,… Read more »

The Top Mistakes Content Creators Make –And How to Avoid Them

Or for anyone at the meeting, they’re more like “misconceptions” than mistakes. Regardless, the presentation was very informative with facts ranging from copyright laws to rules on fair use. The speaker that presented is a well-known figure named Sharon L. Toerek, Principle Toerek Law (if you want to learn more about her in depth, you can right here) who is… Read more »