Follow your passion and heart. Success will follow.

I’m Greg Goodman
dad • artist •
husband • entrepreneur

I can trace the journey of my adult life into three distinct eras. All of them are chronicled on this website.

Photographic Storyteller

For a decade, my wife and I bounced between traveling, living abroad, moving home, working, saving, and doing it all again.

Along the way, I shared photos and stories from our adventures — simply because it made me and other people happy.

That approach to life attracted success – culminating in a National Geographic TV show about my life as a travel blogger.

Business Owner

As a kid sitting at grandpa’s old wooden desk, I dreamed of being a “businessman.” Today, I run a one-man marketing and web design agency that helps small business owners SOAR.

Goodman Creatives allows Carrie and me to own a home, take care of our kids, and live the life of our dreams. And, it keeps me chained to a desk.

Paradigm Shifter

Today, I’m combining these worlds to create a new reality. A reality that’s free of financial shackles. A place where we can all follow our hearts and find success.

I also dedicate myself to radical honesty on social media, giving voice to the internal struggles we all face — but seldom talk of.

A Journey Awaits

Adventures of a GoodMan is the graphic novel of my life and the next chapter is still being written.


Here are 4 good places to start your journey.

 

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Here’s what I love to share:

  • World Travel – via photographic storytelling.
  • Introspection – follow my life’s journey.
  • Business Blueprints – grow your biz with ease and flow.

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Greg Goodman - Photographic Storytelling - a Journey Awaits     

“Let me tell you a story.”

Storytelling means so many things to so many people.

At the core, it's very primal.

An ancient art.

Sitting around a fire 🔥 telling tales of the latest hunt.

Passing down generational knowledge.

Sharing epic tales through song and dance.

All that good stuff.

In our digital world, it's more visual.

Photographic Storytelling combines powerful imagery with an effective narrative.

On social media, that means using short lines of text that flow together.

Perhaps a handful of words.

Maybe two.

Then, you can make a longer sentence that draws someone in — and use dashes to combine two sentences that share a common theme.

The dash is a nice visual touch; it’s more appealing than a semicolon.

Once someone is intrigued, it’s time to stimulate the five senses.

A reader should taste your PB&J sandwich.

They should feel the peanut butter sticking to the roof of their mouth.

Smell the jelly as it comes out of the jar.

Hear the rustle of the bread bag.

See their hands putting the sandwich into their mouth.

Then, if you have a photo of you taking a big bite out of the sandwich, even better.

OK, now I'm hungry!

I wonder what I should eat .......
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What is Photographic Storytelling?

Storytelling means so many things to so many people.

At the core, it's very primal.

An ancient art.

Sitting around a fire 🔥 telling tales of the latest hunt.

Passing down generational knowledge.

Sharing epic tales through song and dance.

All that good stuff.

In our digital world, it's more visual.

Photographic Storytelling combines powerful imagery with an effective narrative.

On social media, that means using short lines of text that flow together.

Perhaps a handful of words.

Maybe two.

Then, you can make a longer sentence that draws someone in — and use dashes to combine two sentences that share a common theme.

The dash is a nice visual touch; it’s more appealing than a semicolon.

Once someone is intrigued, it’s time to stimulate the five senses.

A reader should taste your PB&J sandwich.

They should feel the peanut butter sticking to the roof of their mouth.

Smell the jelly as it comes out of the jar.

Hear the rustle of the bread bag.

See their hands putting the sandwich into their mouth.

Then, if you have a photo of you taking a big bite out of the sandwich, even better.

OK, now I'm hungry!

I wonder what I should eat .......
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Last night, I played poker (online) with some friends I haven’t seen in a while. The first question someone asked was, “I always see you posting stuff online, but what exactly do you do?!”

I help online business owners
get more leads, clients, and sales
with a kickass, authentic personal brand
that stands out in a busy online crowd.

AND

I run a marketing and web design agency (@GoodmanCreatives)

AND

I coach/mentor highly-motivated biz owners.

AND

I am a network marketer with an awesome online educational platform that teaches conscious entrepreneurs how to grow secondary income streams and create financial and time freedom by aligning with a very specific offer. (The Freedom Era)

AND

I am a marketing director for a company of 45 therapists in San Francisco. (Well Clinic)

AND

I am a marketing director for a awesome photo lab in San Francisco (Dickerman Prints)

AND

I am a photographic storyteller, (Adventures of a GoodMan), artist, dad, husband, and human being dedicated to personal growth and making the world a better place.

Now you know.

And yea, this is what I would look like with a full head of hair. 😂
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Happy 2/21/21⁣

The time is currently 12:12pm PST⁣

So many 2s and 1s :)⁣

Numbers are fun!⁣

Also --- are you an energy shower or drain?
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Happy 2/21/21⁣

The time is currently 12:12pm PST⁣

So many 2s and 1s :)⁣

Numbers are fun!⁣

Also --- are you an energy shower or drain?
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We are all exactly where we have chosen to be.⁣

Where we are right now is the culmination of a lifetime of small and large decisions. ⁣

Choosing to say YES! when every instinct says not to.⁣

Turning left instead of going right. ⁣

Choosing a life of ease instead of a life of dedication and determination.⁣

We are all exactly where we are supposed to be right now.⁣

The question is, where do you want to go next?⁣

And here’s the fun part …⁣

We get to consciously choose our path moving forward.⁣

So you are who you are right now.⁣

Who do you want to be next?⁣

Let us know in the comments.⁣

Love⁣
Greg⁣

PHOTO -- 2013, Phimai Historical Park, Thailand
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Good Marketing means putting your business in front of a lead in as many places as possible. ⁣

Successful marketing funnels reach your target audience across the right digital platforms, reinforce your brand, and convert leads into clients.⁣

I’m about to share my tried-and-true formula for setting up and running effective marketing funnels. ⁣

This customizable system offers a great starting point – and a way for small business owners to start seeing results – fast.⁣

SEE THE SYSTEM⁣
LINK IN BIO
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Sometimes, I get completely and totally overwhelmed by the sheer amount of things that need to be done.

I also understand that overwhelm is a choice.

So how do I “choose” away my overwhelm?

That’s what I’m dedicating myself to these days.

And let me tell you ...

Self-improvement is a full time job!

Just what I need.

One more thing on my plate. 😂🤪

Dad
Husband
Photographic Storyteller
Business owner
Marketing director for a company of therapists …

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

I’ve been doing Goodman Creatives for 6 years now — helping biz owners with marketing, web design, branding, and coaching.

Recently, I added network marketing to my resume.

I’m determined to do it in an authentic way.

To be the face of my offer.

To be the one providing the value.

To be a coach for everyone who joins.

To practice what I preach and create a funnel instead of just handing people off to someone else’s webinar.

While I figure out my funnel, I’m focusing on attraction marketing.

Aka, organic FB marketing.

That means creating a nonstop stream of social media content.

It’s really fun.

I love it.

My process drives my personal growth.

Sharing my truth makes me happy — and, it inspires other people to share theirs and make a positive change in the world.

I look forward to the day when I can do this full time.

When I can focus on myself for a change.

When I can spend all day creating things the fuel my own passions - rather than doing work for someone else — (even if it’s through my own biz)

🌈 WHAT’S NEXT??? 🌈

For the first time, I’m doing all the things I’ve been coaching clients on for years.

Marketing.
Personal branding.
Building an audience.
Creating authentic connections.

Sharing because it’s the right thing to do - regardless of a sale.

I’ve learned so much in the 4 months since I joined this online learning platform.

I feel inspired every day.

Now, I want to teach other online business owners how to do it.

That’s why I’m developing a webinar on personal branding.

Yes, I just gave myself one more thing that demands my attention.

Wanna watch it when it’s done?
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I love experimenting with apps and integrating the best ones into my business workflow.⁣

But it wasn’t always like that. For decades, “buying software” meant a huge investment upfront – followed by sizeable upgrade fees every year.⁣

Enter the SaaS subscription market. — Someone figured out that by charging an affordable monthly rate, out-of-reach software suddenly became democratized. Everyone could afford Photoshop and Lightroom, because they were just $10/month.⁣

However, this affordable software model quickly leads to a new financial burden known as “app creep.” As in, “before you know it, all the small apps have created a big monthly credit card bill. It’s an epidemic these days.⁣

To help you avoid a business appidemic (see what I did there?), here’s a list of all my go-to apps.⁣

✅ 7 Apps I can’t live without⁣
✅ 4 Apps that help make money⁣
✅ 4 Apps that make the leads flow in⁣
✅ 5 Apps that make it all work⁣
✅ 3 Advertising Apps ⁣

SEE THE WHOLE LIST⁣
LINK IN BIO⁣

#marketing #digitalmarketing #bestbusinessapps #apps #freelancerapps #appsforfreelancers #appsforagencies #bestmarketingapps #bestmarketingfunnelapps #saas #digitalmarketing #digitalmarketingtips #digitalmarketingapps #iloveapps
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Have you ever noticed a little lock icon and the word “secure” next to a URL in your web browser?⁣

When you see that, it means that the site has an added layer of security called an SSL certificate. ⁣

You also may notice that the URL begins with https instead of http. The extra “S” is for “secure.”⁣

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a way of encrypting websites to make them safer and less hackable. ⁣

It establishes an encrypted link between the website and your browser, which allows all data transferred to remain private.⁣

To create this added layer of security, your website needs to have an SSL Certificate installed.⁣

For e-commerce websites — or anywhere that you provide personal information — having an SSL has long been a requirement. However, most informational websites could get away with not using one … until a few years ago.⁣

LEARN MORE⁣
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There’s nothing quite like travel to help you grow as a person.⁣

From the highs to the lows, leaving your comfort zone behind opens new doors into personal insight. ⁣

What’s really amazing is how those lessons can be interpreted in so many different ways.⁣

For instance, I’m about to take five things I learned while traveling – and spin them into a lesson about running your own business. ⁣

So grab your passports and let’s start the journey.⁣

1. Always hire the local guide.⁣

2. Just because something is famous doesn’t mean it’s worth seeing.⁣

3. The best camera is the one you have with you.⁣

4. Try every food you see – no matter how strange.⁣

5. When you go for cheap, you get what you pay for.⁣

CURIOUS to see how I spin that into a business lesson?⁣

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Do you know what I love most about therapists?⁣

You don’t hold your punches when calling me out on my BS.⁣

This truth was recently reinforced by a therapist’s response to a marketing email I sent. ⁣

The question she posed shook me to my core – and gave me plenty to think (and write) about.⁣

Here’s the story.⁣
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#therapist #psychotherapist #psychotherapy #therapistmarketing #psychotherapistmarketing #privatepracticemarketing #marketingtips #marketing101 #therapistmarketing101 #digitalmarketing #mentalhealthmarketing #therapistwebsites #psychotherapistwebsites #websitesfortherapists #websitesforpsychiatrists #psychiatristmarketing #therapistwebdesign #digitalmarketing #marketingagency #webdesigner #digitalagency #onlinebusiness #entrerpreneur #therapistmarketing #marketingtips #onlinemarketing #marketingonline #contentmarketing #thankyou #yes!
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#tbt to 2013⁣

A 30×30″ photographic C-print of "25 Cents, Local Calls" was on display during an exhibition in Brooklyn, New York City.⁣

This was my artist's statement from the exhibition:⁣

A lifetime of travel has taught me that all people have the same universal needs and responsibilities.⁣

To illustrate these global symmetries, I’ve created collages featuring photos of the same thing taken around the world.⁣

The shape of the collage is determined by the universal need itself.⁣

"25 Cents, Local Calls" was one of four large prints I created as part of The Symmetry Project.⁣

LEARN MORE⁣
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The DIY SEO approach doesn't cut it anymore. There's just too much to do and know. ⁣

That means you need to hire an expert - and be ready to pay them for 8 months of service (roughly $4k) before seeing any results.⁣

When I tell this to business owners, it's often a tough pill to swallow.⁣

With SEO, you want to play the long game, because those are the results that will drive people to your site over time.⁣

That's how you eventually turn off the paid ads and let organic traffic bring you "free," qualified leads.⁣

LEARN MORE⁣
LINK IN BIO⁣

#seo #seotips #seotricks #seotruth ⁣

#digitalmarketing #marketingagency #webdesigner #digitalagency #onlinebusiness #entrerpreneur #therapistmarketing #marketingtips #onlinemarketing #marketingonline #contentmarketing #marketingdigital #onlinebusiness #empreendedor #internetmarketing #webdesign #creativeagency #marketing101 #businessownerspotlight #localbiz #smallbusinessmarketing #inspiration #thinkbig #gratitude #thankyou #yes!
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Share a story in the comments.⁣
Any story.
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Think about what inspires you on Facebook.⁣

What is it that gets you to stop the mindless scrolling and actually “like” a post? ⁣

Or, better yet, what does it take for you to actually click on a link?⁣

Getting your dream client to a) follow you on Facebook, and b) interact with your content is the holy grail of Facebook marketing.⁣

Promoting your business on Facebook is the digital equivalent of putting a billboard on the side of a busy highway.⁣

Lots of people may see your post or ad, but they will be zooming by at 70mph. ⁣

Most of the time, unless the driver is specifically looking for your service, you’re just planting a seed in their subconscious for the future.⁣

To continue the highway metaphor, let me ask you a question. If you see the same billboard every day on your commute, how long does it take until you start to completely ignore it?⁣

Probably not too long … which is why it’s so important to get more Facebook likes AND continuously create fresh content to share and promote on your Facebook feed.⁣

LEARN 6 TIPS FOR ⁣
GETTING MORE LIKES, ⁣
COMMENTS & ENGAGEMENT⁣
ON YOUR FACEBOOK POSTS⁣

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When I worked 9-5, I always loved taking mental health days.

Working for myself, the line is much more blurred.

Home. Office. Work. Family. So much to do.

Yesterday, I just wanted to do nothing.

To be left alone.

Instead, I didn’t stop moving from 630am - 1030pm.

Today, I woke up and still had that malaise.

That desire to sink into the couch and turn off my brain.

And that’s what I’m about to do.

I’m taking a mental health afternoon.

Or at least a mental health hour.

Just me on the couch with my PJs and season two of the Mandalorian.

Work can wait.

I deserve a break.

This is the way.
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