Valerie Khoo


This is the personal blog of Valerie Khoo – artist, author and podcaster. Valerie is passionate about exploring the worlds of creativity and business. She is co-host of the popular podcasts ‘So you want to be a writer’ and ‘So you want to be a photographer’. Valerie is a mentor to artists, writers and business owners on how they can turn their passions into thriving professional practices. She is author of ‘Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business’. Valerie is also CEO of the Australian Writers’ Centre, one of the world’s leading centres for writing courses.

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  1. Jane

    Valerie loved your article and website. How disappointing not be able to get your hands on a picture you want. My husband is an artist now, but was corporate, so he manages emails just fine, however you are right sometimes those concentrating on their craft often miss the opportunity to raise them from ‘struggling artist’. PS in case you are after an alternate gift for your partner and an email savvy artist you might be inspired by Toss’s work

    1. Valerie Khoo

      Thanks Jane. I’ll take a look!

  2. Heather Smith

    funnily this email hit my spam folder as it always does – my email client hates infusion anything. As a freelancer – I have a contact page on my website (I created it after asking Problogger & tsh how they dealt with people trying to contact them) – and a variety of social media channels. I’m overwhelmed with people trying to contact me and wanting a twenty minute conversation with me. I get pinged 24 hours a day. Maybe I need a very clear – this is how to get in contact with me and book time with me call to action – that’s better than what I currently have.

    1. Valerie Khoo

      Yes you’re right. Have a clear system that people need to follow. So much easier – all around.