Ilise Benun

Founder, Marketing Mentor

Ilise Benun is a national speaker and founder of Marketing Mentor and the Creative Freelancer Conference (with HOW Magazine). She works closely with creative professionals who are serious about growing their business. She is the author of several books including, The Creative Professional's Guide to Money: How to Think About It, How to Talk About It and What to Do About It (HOW Books 2011), The Designer's Guide to Marketing and Pricing, Stop Pushing Me Around: A Workplace Guide for the Timid, Shy and Less Assertive, Public Relations for Dummies, and The Art of Self Promotion. She has been featured in national media outlets such as Toronto Globe and Mail,, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian (UK), Inc. Magazine, Essence, Working Woman and many more. She started her Hoboken, NJ-based consulting firm in 1988 and has a B.A. in Spanish from Tufts University. Sign up for her free Quick Tips from Marketing Mentor here: