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Marina Barayeva is an international photographer, speaker and host of the popular podcast Marketing for Creatives.

She is a known authority in helping entrepreneurs become influencers in their niche. She is also a TEDx speaker, has presented to audiences in Asia and North America, and has been featured in such media as ArtPeople, CCTV, China Radio International, and others.

Born in Russia, Marina has been based for a decade in China, and has organized innovative projects internationally including Lady-Photographer (an online conference), and a fashion show called ‘New Year Queen.’ She was also part of the Art Project for Beijing Design Week.

She combines Western and Eastern strategies to empower entrepreneurs to build their personal brand and become thought leaders.

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Marina Barayeva is an international photographer, speaker and a host of the popular podcast Marketing for Creatives.

Marina is a known authority in helping entrepreneurs become influencers in their niche. She is a TEDx speaker, has presented to audiences in Asia and North America, and has been featured in such media as ArtPeople, CCTV, China Radio International, and others.

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Marina Barayeva is an international photographer, speaker, and host of the Marketing for Creatives show.

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The Highlights of the Previous Years:

  • 2019 – Spoke at Global Innovative Talents Conference, China
  • 2019 – Presented a TEDx talk
  • 2018 – Awarded for the outstanding work on the International Photography Competition, China
  • 2018 – Spoke at Nishan World Women’s Forum on World Civilizations, China
  • 2018 – Spoke at International Photography Forum, China
  • 2018 – Participated in the photography exhibition “Hello, Sanya” in Sanya, China
  • 2017 – Launched the Marketing for Creatives show
  • 2016 – Was a model for the International Competition at “Premiere Orlando.” With her friend Leyla Kapieva, they won the 3rd place at the nomination “The Night Before Oscar” for her stunning hairstyle in Orlando, USA
  • 2015 – Participated in the DaShiLan Art Project for Beijing Design Week 2015 by Open Heart Design in Beijing, China
  • 2014 – Held solo photography exhibition “The Art of Beauty” in Miami, USA
  • 2014 – Organized and hosted the charity fashion show “New Year Queen” in Miami, USA
  • 2014 – Organized and hosted the online conference for women photographers Lady-Photographer in Russia
  • 2013 – Participated in the photography exhibition “Time Standing Still” in Beijing, China

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Why you need to book Marina Barayeva as your guest:

  • The value comes first

I believe in serving people with quality content and bringing value to the audience. I test a lot of things before sharing with people. It’s not just a theory that you read online, but practical tips. Knowing how difficult it can be for people to apply something new to the business, so I try to simplify the process, adjust it to the audience I work with and put it into the strategy.

  • Get everything you need for your show

As a podcaster myself I know how busy you are. Hosting and managing a podcast takes a lot of time and effort. And probably you have much other stuff to do besides searching for more info about the guest. No worry. You need a BIO, grab one of the versions above. Pick the photos you need. Thinking about the topics to talk about and questions to ask? Find everything on this page.

  • I’ll help to promote an episode

Once an episode is live, it will be shared with my followers, not only when it published, but also after it. As much as we’ll share value with your audience, we’ll share it with my audience too. So it will be Win-Win for both of us.

  • Fully equipped for the great audio sound

People don’t like a bad audio even when the content is good. I use Blue Yeti mic to make sure that you get the good quality audio. I can also record a copy on my side and send you the audio file if you want.

Suggested interview topics (feel free to come up with your ideas)

01

How to become an influencer you deserve to be

You can be a master in what you do, but if nobody sees you then you can be unknown for years. A lack of clients, a lot of competitors, getting to every gig you can do trying to keep up with business is tough. Also, you see other people sell their work and everyone knows and talks about them.

You will know how to grow your influence, how to get more exposure, the shortcuts that will help you to become well-known in your niche.

Some questions you could ask me:

  • What to start with if you want to become an influencer?
  • What does your five-steps authority system include?
  • What are the shortcuts to grow the authority?
  • How to get more media appearance?
  • Who are the influencers and what influencers can benefit your business?
  • Can you give some examples of how to work with the influencers?

02

How to get interviewed on the podcasts every week

Podcasting is one of the popular forms of content now. As podcast often focuses on the specific niche, with the smart strategy you get exposed to the right audience. Also, it’s one of the fast ways to gain credibility compare to guest posting or appearing other media.
You will know how to find the podcasts with your audience, how to craft your topics and get more chances to get accepted as a guest and how to market your business there.

Some questions you could ask me:

  • What to include in a media kit?
  • Where to find the podcasts to be interviewed on?
  • How to pitch the podcast host?
  • How to market yourself with the podcasts?
  • What mistakes do people make when they want to get interviewed on the podcast?
  • What to do after the interview?

03

How to build credibility when no one knows you

Did you just start growing your service business? Do you want to start working in a new niche? You’ve been in business for a while, but still, nobody recognizes you?

A beginning is always difficult. It’s the stage when you try to get your place in the industry. Trying to prove that your business is

You’ll know how to create a portfolio that will bring you more your ideal clients, what will help you to grow your authority, how to get your first media coverage.

Some questions you could ask me:

  • What influencers can benefit your business?
  • How to get in touch with the influencers and well-known people in your niche?
  • How to collaborate with influencers without spending a ton of money?
  • How to get publicity working on meaningful personal projects?
  • How to get a powerful testimonial from people that will help you to sell?

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