Four Clutch Tips from Four Inspirational Artists

Here’s a nice little pre- Etsy recap teaser piece…more photos, longer write up, and video coming soon!

When you find someone (a mentor) who understands you and your passions, never let go of that person; hold on to them throughout your entire career.

Katherine Barna of Tumblr

Make sure you are investing time in digital platforms that play to your strengths.

Ruben Quinones of Path Interactive

Put yourself in situations where luck will find you.

Jacob Krupnick of Girl Walk // All Day

I’d rather only send five emails and get five responses. Do your homework and ask meaningful questions.

Parris Whittingham, Wedding Photographer


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Emily is Founder and CEO of FindSpark. Passionate about the power of social media and networking; Emily has spoken at numerous colleges, conferences, and events including The International Youth Leaders Assembly at The United Nations, SXSW Interactive, Internet Week, Mediabistro's Social Media Bootcamp, Time Inc, Columbia University, and New York University, among others. Emily is also an adjunct professor, teaching social media and career courses at multiple colleges. Learn more about having Emily speak at your next event and follow her on twitter @EmilyMiethner.

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