Here is what some of our clients and students are saying about Stacey...
“Stacey is one of the most knowledgeable people I know in the photography industry. His general business knowledge far exceeded my expectations. He listens to your needs and makes terrific recommendations to increase your business sales and increase your potential."
-Sheila Rutledge, Warrenville, IL
“I have worked with Stacey off and on for years. He is a great listener and a wonderful help in discovering & breaking down barriers that impede success. He is a good contact and source of advice. I would recommend him to individuals and small businesses looking for a push forward.”
-Barbara Adelman, Bloomington, IL
“As a recent start-up Stacey has been invaluable; having the desire and the ability to run a photography studio is one thing, but I needed guidance to accomplish this. Stacey’s consulting has me headed in the right direction with my business plan, marketing, and profitability. I look forward to working with Stacey for years to come!”
-Dan Cusack, Davenport, IA
“While many studios have been impacted significantly by industry changes and a tight economy Audie Jeans has continued a steady pattern of growth and financial stability. We attribute much of our success to our relationship with Stacey Friedlein. He has worked to help us stay focused on the core values of our business and in creating a solid financial and marketing plan.”
-Audrey Jean, Casper, WY
“I don't actually recall the first year or time I worked with Stacey. I know it was shortly after I started Kaus Photography. Stacey always seemed to have the perfect solution to help me learn and grow in the industry. His professional, moral and family approach to life and business is something I try to emulate and hope to pass on to others as Stacey has to me.”
-Dean Kaus, Aurora, IL
"Stacey is great! He makes sure you get it. I will try and make every class he teaches."
-Wendy Veugeler, Crystal Lake , IL
"This was very difficult information for right-brained people and Stacey allowed us to continue asking questions until we all understood the information."
-Colleen Phillips Leffler, Mooresville, IN
"Stacey is excellent at explanations! He applied ideas and examples of experience from different studios he works with."
-Colette Beaty, Freemont, IN
"We have heard Stacey speak on marketing twice. Both times we came away with a ton of marketing ideas. His straight forward approach to market planning is so valuable we want our whole staff to hear his program. You won’t want to miss this program! Be sure to bring all of your employees to get the full benefit of all of the information presented."
-David and Ginger Lewis, Canton, IL
"Stacey’s no nonsense approach to marketing has helped us immensely. We have used his market planning calendar and promotional ideas and have seen our business really grow ."
-Rod and Judy McClannahan, Pekin, IL
"I left the program enthused and ready to implement new ideas!"
-Loretta Young, Jackson, MI
I felt that those in attendance came away with pearls of wisdom, into how to first try and establish a foundation for their business as well as how to better promote and market their businesses."
-Steven Kahn, Portland, MI