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The 15th Annual CDPUG 5-Minute Showcase

Spike Radway   March 13, 2019   Comments Off on The 15th Annual CDPUG 5-Minute Showcase

Join us at our very special annual meeting “showcasing” the talents and stories of CDPUG members, and a few select non-members, presented in a Five-Minute Portfolio format. Presenters will share their best work, what they enjoy, and who they are, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds, for a total of five high-energy minutes. There are still a few… Read more »

The Infinite Tripod: Drone Photography for Visual Artists

Spike Radway   February 23, 2019   Comments Off on The Infinite Tripod: Drone Photography for Visual Artists

Join us in a discussion of how imagery from a variety of drones can be a value-added service for graphic designers, and web designers as well as photographers. In this discussion past CDPUG president, seasoned instructor and photography expert Stan Kohn  will clearly explain the following topics: What is a photographic/videographic drone? How are these drones currently being used in the field? Can you do… Read more »

Getting the Most Engagement from your Videos on Social Media

Spike Radway   March 13, 2019   Comments Off on Getting the Most Engagement from your Videos on Social Media

You’ve made a video, now what? Learn what platform is right for your audience, how to find solid video topics, how to read video analytics and so much more. Take a deep dive into the world of sharing videos on social media with Flex Media’s Bill Baraona and Kathie Zipp as they share tips to help you increase your engagement,… Read more »

Designing For Wellness: Using Digital Technology to Turn Nature’s Inspiration Into Interior Products

Spike Radway   November 17, 2018   Comments Off on Designing For Wellness: Using Digital Technology to Turn Nature’s Inspiration Into Interior Products

During this presentation, you will learn about Susie’s creative process as it relates to the production of her fine art wall features and home accessories. With references from her new book, Designing For Wellness, Susie will show you how she creates unique patterns from nature into mesmerizing wood or steel compositions that end up in hotels, hospitals, corporations, and homes… Read more »

Building Meaningful (and Profitable) Professional Relationships

Spike Radway   January 3, 2019   Comments Off on Building Meaningful (and Profitable) Professional Relationships

Susan Nelson, who has helped more than 3800 job seekers find employment faster, will share her insights for uncovering hidden income-generating opportunities in this interactive session. Whether you are a solopreneur, agency rep, job seeker, or working for your company’s internal customers, you will: Learn how relationship building builds trust, likability and connection with hiring professionals. Develop a personalized style… Read more »

CDPUG Holiday Party & 2019 Elections!

Spike Radway   November 8, 2018   Comments Off on CDPUG Holiday Party & 2019 Elections!

It’s time again for our 2018 Holiday Party, and the Officer Elections for 2019. We have an exciting new venue this year, so be sure to head to The Treehouse Bar (Upstairs Party Room), 820 College Ave., Cleveland (Tremont – Corner of College & Professor). 216.696.2505. We will also have an optional gift exchange. If you wish to participate, bring a… Read more »

Finding Health Plans That Fit Your Needs: Small Group, Individual & Medicare Plans

Spike Radway   September 14, 2018   Comments Off on Finding Health Plans That Fit Your Needs: Small Group, Individual & Medicare Plans

Finding Health Plans That Fit Your Needs: Small Group, Individual & Medicare Plans 2019 – Health Plan Purchasing Strategies Carriers, Plans, Tax Credits What is available in the health insurance marketplace Learn about Carriers, Plans and Tax Credits Who is eligible for Tax Credits How do I apply for Tax Credits and Health Insurance Sample Plans with and without Tax Credits… Read more »

The Artist’s Dilemma—Mindfully Balancing Art and Business

Spike Radway   October 12, 2018   Comments Off on The Artist’s Dilemma—Mindfully Balancing Art and Business

As a creative entrepreneur, you face a daily juggling act of setting goals, large and small, and then are tasked to reach them. This meeting will present a new approach to setting goals that will signficantly improve your business. Attendees will also learn the art of mindfulness, a practice that will help make better decisions and accomplish more for both… Read more »

Successfully Selling Art: A Panel of Experts

Spike Radway   September 9, 2018   Comments Off on Successfully Selling Art: A Panel of Experts

Please join us as local experts share the experience they’ve accumulated in selling art both online and offline. Kinds of art represented will include illustrations, books, photography, photography offshoots, art on objects, and fine art. Our eclectic mix of speakers consists of experts in Amazon, Etsy, Fine Art America, Society6, WordPress Commerce, to Zazzle. Literally from “A” to “Z.” Help our… Read more »

A Shindig For Those Working In The Gig

Spike Radway   July 26, 2018   Comments Off on A Shindig For Those Working In The Gig

Do you fly solo professionally? Land yourself at the Tavern of Independence for networking, socializing and camaraderie. When: Wed, Sept 12 from 5:30 p.m – 7:30 p.m. Where: Tavern of Independence 5530 Brecksville Road Independence, OH 44131 What: Join us for a mixer with fellow freelancers and entrepreneurs who work in communications, marketing and publishing. (members of CDPUG, CLE & Akron PRSA, AMA NEO,  Independent… Read more »