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How to Get Your Business Started- Photography Business Education

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 […]

September 26, 2017

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How to Take a Week Off Your Business- Photography Business Education

We all need a break once in awhile! But do you feel you can never take time off? I used to feel that way too, until I started implementing these things in my schedule. Write and develop content ahead of time. I’m talking all of your content. Blog posts, Instagram posts (including hashtags), Facebook posts, […]

September 19, 2017

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Is Facebook Dead?- Photography Business Education

There’s a very common frustration in the photography industry: that Facebook is useless and pointless and isn’t worth the effort anymore. While there may be some truth to that statement, I don’t think it’s something you should toss out the window quite yet. A lot of people are still going to Facebook to check out […]

September 12, 2017

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Business Tools to Love: Planoly- Photography Business Education

You’ve heard it time and again: curating your Instagram feed will benefit your business. And I will speak with first hand knowledge that this is true. It’s a fact that pretty photos will make someone stop scrolling. And a great caption will make them engage. But how do you figure out what photos will flow […]

September 5, 2017

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Looking for Help?- Photography Business Education

  Are you feeling lost in your business? Know where you want to end up, but not sure how to get there? I’ve been there! We’ve ALL been there! Maybe you know you need a mentor, but don’t know where to find one. Maybe you want to learn from the greats like Justin and Mary […]

August 22, 2017

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Making Your Site Personal- Photography Business Education

  Of course you know it’s important to have a website, but it’s also important to make your site personal. Here are some ways you can do that! Headshots. Have a professional headshot session done. Notice I said professional. Don’t just settle for your tripod and a remote. Or having just anyone take a few […]

August 8, 2017

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Is Community Over Competition Really a Good Idea?- Personal

  Maybe you’ve heard things about a new movement in the creative industry- the idea of promoting community over competition. But is that really something you should be involved in? In short, yes. And here’s why I wholeheartedly believe in it. I’ll start out with a confession. I can be an envious person. I grew […]

August 4, 2017

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Here’s What You Need on Your Website- Photography Business Education

  What are the most important pieces of information you need on your photography website? Here’s a basic checklist: Your location. Whether that’s your city, state, or both. Contact info- including your email address. Don’t just rely on your contact form. Some people don’t like filling out forms or would rather email you directly with […]

August 1, 2017

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Spending For Your Clients- Your Photography Business

  There’s a huge advantage for spending money on gifts your clients. You’ll make a great and lasting impression, feel like a good person, and spread a little happiness! But how much money should you set aside for gifts? A general rule of thumb is no more than 3% of your total package price. Everyone […]

June 20, 2017

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Spoiling Your Clients- Your Photography Business

  You already know that spoiling your clients is a huge part of giving them an amazing experience, but how can you do that? Here a few ways to show them they’re more than just a “transaction” in your business: Send a handwritten thank you note. You could do this after they book with you, […]

June 15, 2017

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