EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RUNNING A PHOTO BIZ
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 205 Are you a married photography team? Anyone that is married will tell you that marriage itself is already challenging enough, but then add on top of that running a photography business together and it feels like you’re out in the wilderness. You’re not
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 204 [TRAINING] Are you thinking about hiring an associate photographer to shoot under your brand? Or wondering if it’s really the right move for your business… or a big mistake? We see photographers get caught up in this question all the time, and we want
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 203 Do you have a hard time with failure? Does the thought of failing hold you back from the things you most want to do? Jeff and I would say ‘yes’ to both of those questions. And we’re tired of it. In this episode, we talk
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 202 [TRAINING] If you’re frustrated with your wedding days always running late, which means you’re not getting enough time for photos and your couple feels rushed all day long, then it’s time to take control of the wedding day schedule. In this episode, I’m walking you
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 201 [NARRATIVE EPISODE] Running a photography business is hard. Running a photography business while raising kids under three years old is even harder. There’s so many questions about how to handle it all as a new parent: How do you carve out time to
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 109 [TRAINING EPISODE] You’re working a full time job, but you’re also running a creative business on the side that’s growing rapidly. In fact, you’re spending just as much time on your “side hustle” as your day job, and you’re starting to make some good money,
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 108 [NARRATIVE EPISODE] In early 2019, we signed a lease on a brand new studio – an empty 4,000 square foot warehouse with industrial offices and a massive garage. We spent the next six months moving, renovating, and building out this new space
Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Spotify Creative Rising Episode 107 [TRAINING EPISODE] Responding to inquiries is frustrating. Especially when most of your leads don’t ever write back. How can you get people to respond? How should you follow up? How often should you follow up? I mean, you don’t want to be that
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HOW DO I GET MORE (AND BETTER) WEDDING INQUIRIES?
Every wedding photographer desperately wants to know the quick answer to this one question: “How in the world do I get more wedding inquiries???" So in this mega-post, I’m sharing how to build a solid marketing STRATEGY – the same one that has continually brought high quality wedding inquiries to our business for the past ten years.
SIX EMAIL TEMPLATES YOU SHOULDN'T LIVE WITHOUT
A full inbox causes so much stress in my life that it’s the #1 thing that pulls me away from important work. So what's my single most effective weapon against ‘email overwhelm’? EMAIL TEMPLATES. Here’s my pick for the six email templates that every wedding photographer should have in their business and why.
HOW TO SHOOT BEAUTIFUL PORTRAITS IN HARSH SUNLIGHT
When it comes to lighting, wedding days are totally against us as wedding photographers. Most of the time, we’re shooting the First Look, wedding party and family portraits ALL in the harsh afternoon sun. So how do Jeff and I handle the tough light to shoot soft, natural skin tones in super harsh sun? Check out my six technical tips…
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