7 Essential Tactics When Starting Your Own Photography Business
Wondering how to start your own photography business? We’ve collected a list of essential things you may need to start a successful photography career.
How to Brand Your Photography Business
Learn how to truly brand your photography business so that clients remember you, value you and recommend you to others.
How to Restart a Photography Business Due to Relocation (For Military Families and More)
Relocating a photography business can be a daunting but these tips will help you get re-established in your new location.
The Art of Blogging for Your Photography Business
Blogging and photography go hand-in-hand – after all it’s one of the best (free!) marketing tools for your business. That is, as long as it’s used to its full potential. But just how exactly do you make the most of your blog? While showcasing your talent, sessions and images is important, your blog shouldn’t…
Free Model Release Form for Photographers
You should always have a model release handy so you have permission to use people’s photos on your site. Download this free one now.
How To Build Your Business Through Experience and History
Learn from your own experiences to grow your business. Research past mistakes and successes.
Amazing Work From Home Secrets for Photographers
Learn ways to mix your photography business and family to making working from home more pleasurable and productive.
Make More This Holiday: Win Mentoring or 1 Year Subscription to Photo Business Tools
This season, why not try a few extra things to add a little more fun and revenue to your photography business? Here Photo Business Tools shares 4 quick ways photographers can increase their photography income during the holidays. Offer new and creative sessions to your clients. We are all doing mini sessions already, but why…
9 Surefire Ways to Have Happy Photography Clients
Everyone wants happy customers. Make yours a top priority using these 9 easy tips!
Why Discounting Your Photography is Bad For Your Business
Why Discounting Your Photography is Bad For Your Business I see a lot of people panic, wake up one day, and say, “I am gonna have a half price sale because I need business. I need cash flow. I need the phone to be ringing.” What happens when you discount and especially deep discount is…
Representing Yourself as a Professional Photographer in Your Community
Representing Yourself as a Professional Photographer in Your Community I recently had the pleasure of giving a talk to a group of business professionals in my area. Even though this is a group I see on a regular basis, this talk was important because it was the only opportunity I had (in this case, during…
Surefire Ways to Use Your Customer Service to Enhance Your Client’s Experience
Enhancing Your Client’s Experience by Shuva Rahim Customer service is something I’ve been thinking about more and more lately. Perhaps it’s because I’ve drastically changed how I do things since I started my business, or maybe it’s because all of us have had horrible experiences with businesses in our communities. It’s almost like threshold for…
Accounting in Photography: Why It’s Important for Your Business
The Importance of Accounting in Photography Many photographers start their business because are good at photography, and enjoy taking photos in their personal lives. They have the creative abilities needed to succeed as a professional photographer. What they often do not have are the “business tools”, especially when it comes to accounting. Photography is fun,…
Build Your “Storefront” Contest ~ Win A Custom Blog + $500 Marketing DVD Set
THE BUILD YOUR STOREFRONT CONTEST Prizes: Winners will be picked and announced on Sunday, May 23rd. Winners must contact me by May 25th to claim prizes. Make sure to enter past contests too. 1. Cinnamon Girl Studios Cinnamon Girl has kindly offered a custom designed blog sites (examples here: wordpress or blogger) to one lucky…
Contest: The Business Stuff ~ Win a Pricing Guide & Business Forum Membership
THE BUSINESS STUFF CONTEST Prizes: Winners will be picked and announced on Sunday, May 23rd. Winners must contact me by May 25th to claim prizes. 1. Easy as Pie Pricing Guide One person is going to win one of Alicia Cain’s Easy as Pie Pricing Guides. p.s. Alicia was kind enough to let me try…
Invest in Your Logo & Branding: Learn From My Mistakes
Up till now, the biggest regret I have as far as my business is that I did not invest in branding, a logo, and marketing material when I was starting MCP Actions. MCP Actions was born as a spin off of my product photography and photo editing business Multiple Choices Photography, LLC. MCP Actions eventually…
CONTEST: $1,900 worth of Prizes – WordSmith Guides to Help Your Photography Business
Yesterday Joyce Smith shared on the MCP Blog about the important role of confidence in having a successful photography business. Now it is your turn. WordSmith is giving away 5 HUGE Prizes – each Prize is valued at $380. This is a total of $1,900 worth of prizes. Each of the 5 winners will get…
Confidence: A Crutial Component to Business Success
Joyce Smith, the amazing photographer, writer and owner of WordSmith is here today to share with MCP readers about how confidence plays a huge role in building a successful photography business (or really any business). She is sharing an excerpt from her “How to Sell” guide. Watch the blog tomorrow for a chance to win…