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Are You Making These 3 Portrait Editing Mistakes?

Are You Making These 3 Portrait Editing Mistakes?

You ever have the gut wrenching feeling when you realize it’s suddenly 8pm and you haven’t gotten all those portrait sessions edited that need to be delivered tomorrow? No worries, babe - we’ve all been there. As photographers who run our businesses from a place of passion, it can feel like a ton of bricks has hit you when you disappoint your clients, so let’s talk about some ways to avoid the overwhelm and get your portrait sessions edited on time! Here are the biggest 3 mistakes that photographers make when editing portrait sessions and how you can avoid making them…

5 Tips to Get Your Photography Clients to Trust You

5 Tips to Get Your Photography Clients to Trust You

Getting your photography clients to trust you can hard - trust me, I get it. But it’s absolutely vital that you build trust with your potential photography clients because without trust they will never feel comfortable booking your services. Just coming out and saying, “Trust me!!” won’t really work either. You have to have a holistic way of building trust with your potential photography customers through actions and not words. You have to show up, prove to them that they can trust you and your work, and do it again and again and again…

Branding Basics for Creative Entrepreneurs

Branding Basics for Creative Entrepreneurs

For creative entrepreneurs trying to make their mark, it’s essential to have a clear idea as to what your brand should be in order to help potential customers find you. The key to any successful business is having an effective brand strategy that sets you apart from the rest of your competition, and right now, a lot of us are competing online where there are thousands of people trying to do the same…

How to Charge for Your Work as a Creative

How to Charge for Your Work as a Creative

Pricing your product or service as a creative is difficult and will take a lot of fine-tuning over your career, so the best idea is to start where you’re at and adjust over time as needed! I recommend keeping track of your pricing in a spreadsheet that you can change as you gain new insight and can look back on when you’re trying...

How to Use Collaboration & Partnerships to Grow Your Creative Business

How to Use Collaboration & Partnerships to Grow Your Creative Business

Collaboration and partnerships are valuable tactic for growth in new (and not so new!) businesses. They provide room for creativity, building long lasting relationships and are a great investment in your business with little (or no) overhead costs...

How to Create a Consistent Schedule as a Creative Entrepreneur

How to Create a Consistent Schedule as a Creative Entrepreneur

Color coded blocks of time were spread out in front of me and I felt a little (okay, a lot) overwhelmed.

If you're like me, then you know how easy it is to get lost in planning Instagram, returning emails, editing your work or just watching puppy videos, and how hard it is to get back on track with your tasks. One of my goals for 2018 was to keep a consistent schedule and see how it improved my productivity and my overall calmness - and ya know what? So far I'm loving it...