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Practical and Inspirational Articles to Help You Run A Successful Business

7 quick SEO tips for Photographers to Rank Online

Dec 20, 2023

Finding new clients can be one of the most difficult challenges for photographers. And, if like most photographers, all of your business is coming in from word of mouth, it’s probably time to open up a new avenue to attract clients.


As a professional SEO, I might be a bit biased here… But I do believe that SEO or Search Engine Optimization, is the best approach to start marketing...

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Ready to grow your business? Then spend some damn money!

Oct 16, 2020

If you want to make money in your business you need to learn how to spend money.

Now before you say "I can't afford it", know that the business owners who are running six and even seven figure businesses and beyond,
ARE spending money on a regular basis, so they can make money. They know that’s what you need to do to grow and scale their businesses.

So think of it this way, if you want a...

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What photographers can post on social media to get engagement

Jul 03, 2020

Everyone's favorite... social media…

Let's discuss specifically social media for photographers and specifically using VIDEO in your social media marketing efforts

And yes,  I literally just heard you groan…. I know how much you probably dread the thought of doing videos….like most photographers,
you are probably much more comfortable benign behind the camera… am...

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How To Get Your Boudoir Clients To Let You Share Their Images

Jun 25, 2020

One of the biggest struggles as a boudoir photographer, especially for those just starting out. “I’ve got a few bookings but none of them will let me share their images!”

How am I supposed to get more boudoir work if no one knows that I shoot boudoir because I can't show any images!!??

We all know that you need to SHOW what you want to shoot, right? That is one...

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A Simple Price List for Higher Sales

Apr 10, 2020

Here is a simple way to set up your price list.  It's what I've been doing since 2014.  It’s different than most photographers, but I know there are some who do it SORT OF how I do it… but after being in business since 2011… I have finally perfected how I structure my pricing.   

The key for me is to make it simple.  Really simple. Remember, a...

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Are You Making These 3 Big Pricing Mistakes?

Apr 09, 2020

Let's dive into some mistakes you may be making right now around pricing. ...and how to fix them asap

To hear the full episode head to the Profitable Portraits Podcast here  and listen to episode 13

If you’ve been struggling around how to introduce your pricing to clients or WHEN you should do that, I'm pretty sure a few of these mistakes may surprise you and get you moving...

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Caring for your business in Turbulent Times (For Photographers)

Apr 01, 2020

Times are crazy. Lots of things are changing and we are not sure what happens next. A lot has changed very quickly and there is not a lot we can do about that. Things are out of our control right now. The only thing we CAN control is how we react. But it's hard to keep it together when we are uncertain when we will be able to get back to shooting (and making money). So what do we do? The most...

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Market your branding photos in a way you probably havenā€™t heard before

Dec 22, 2019

 For those of you that don't know, I am a woman's portrait photographer.  I specialize in boudoir and boudoir is what I shoot 95% of the time. I do, however, market myself as shooting “the three B’s for women”  and that is Boudoir, Beauty, and Branding. In order of preference… Boudoir is my fav, hands down. 

Now the reason I do this is that almost...

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If you must do Mini Sessions- Here is how to run them to make a profit

Dec 16, 2019

If you couldn't tell from the title, I am not a fan of offering mini sessions.  

We all know the story of the photographer who is offering themed mini sessions for $50-$100 including a crazy high amount of digitals. 
Don't be that photographer. You will run yourself ragged and make NO money

I get that the idea is to do a high volume at a lower amount, but you need to remember...

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Working harder is preventing you from Growing your Business

Dec 09, 2019

I want you to really think about what you are doing with your time.  Are you spending it on FB and social media? Are you doing busy work but not work that will move the needle in your business?

There are a couple of popular business people teaching entrepreneurs that you need to hustle to make your business work, and you need to “work your face off” if you want to make real...

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