I'm a lover of love who is addicted to Starbucks and goes through weekly phases of favorite foods. I'm a wifey to a firefighter and a dogmom to a grumpy Whippet. I love having lunch dates and dream of traveling the world.
Starting a photography business is much more than just buying a camera and clicking the button. If you want to be in it for the long term, you have to think for the long term. Every decision I make involving my business is carefully planned and thought out. Well, except for the decision of whether or not to have wedding cake. That’s never well thought out.
I always think in yearly increments. What will this decision mean to me, my business, and my family in one year? What about five? Thinking with this mindset helps you avoid costly mistakes and unnecessary worry.
A piece advice I can’t stress enough is to start legit. Don’t skip out on good gear, a good website, and the right insurance and registrations. Make sure you have a LEGAL contract, not one you just pieced together. These things will only benefit you and could save you some major trouble in the near or far future.
Here are some other practical ways you can get your business up and running:
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