Catherine Training for
Photography & Writing
Catherine's career as a copywriter launched in 2002. In addition to writing sales promotions, her skills expanded into researching, writing articles, ebooks, special reports, press releases, and more.
One project changed her life. Catherine was hired to write a promotion on how to get paid to take photos ... and her passion for photography was re-ignited. She started thinking, "I could earn money from my photos, too..."
Fast-forward to 2009, and Catherine started photography professionally. She's done portraits, wedding photos, editorial photos, stock images, and most recently, fine art.
Here's exactly where her training came from in case you're interested in professional photography and writing too ...
Turn Your Pictures into Cash published by Great Escape Publishing. This program helped Catherine develop the skills to confidently go after opportunities in wedding photography starting in 2009. This program also included insights about stock photography which is a market Catherine now specializes in.
Digital Photographer's Handbook by acclaimed author, photographer and digital expert, Tom Ang. (Catherine is currently reading and learning from this resource -- such as in-camera and image-editing techniques for achieving the best possible photo, every time.)
Blogging & Online Business Training:
Money-Making Travel Blogs published by Great Escape Publishing. This program inspired Catherine to get started blogging. Though Catherine's website is evolving into a portfolio of photos and writing samples ... and will include articles to help inspire photographers and writers ... which is still awesome!
Insights learned from an internet marketing program by Corey Rudl.
Copywriting and Sales Training:
Accelerated Program for Six-Figure Copywriting -- a "must-have" correspondence program for copywriters published by the American Writers & Artists Inc. (AWAI)
In addition to this correspondence program, Catherine enrolled in the Masters program, and attended bootcamps from AWAI) Their programs and bootcamps revealed the most cherished selling secrets of master copywriters so Catherine could: consistently increase sales for her clients.
Over the course of Catherine's time as a copywriter, she's worked with amazing clients including: the giant self-help publisher, Nightingale-Conant … AWAI ... Great Escape Publishing … a leading health publisher in Florida … a marketing guru in Florida ... and within our community, too, such as with our community's School Board writing stories about school events and taking photos too.
Unlimited Sales Success: 12 Simple Steps for Selling More Than You Ever Thought Possible -- audio training by Brian Tracy and his son, Michael Tracy.
Catherine continues to grow professionally from industry leaders through audio programs and books. She believes when you work on being the best version of you, amazing things happen.
The Power of Positive Thinking audio by Norman Vincent Peale.
The Psychology of Winning: The Ten Qualities of a Total Winner by Denis Waitley, one of America's most respected authors, keynote lecturers and productivity consultants on high performance human achievement. He "has studied and counseled winners in every field from Apollo astronauts to Superbowl champions, from sales achievers to government leaders and youth groups."
Lead the Field by Earl Nightingale -- a program that reveals common sense principles anyone can master and that when applied diligently, bring order and success into life. Earl Nightingale "was an American radio personality, writer, speaker, and author, dealing mostly on the subjects of human character development, motivation, excellence and meaningful existence; so named as the "Dean of Personal Development." Catherine's also learned from The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale.
Women in Business program held in Bracebridge, Ontario.