Disconnect: there’s always a disconnect between the dream, and the reality of being a photographer.
The ability to find NEW clients, is 100% based on 2 things: networking, and an outstanding portfolio. If you can’t do, or don’t have both, LEARN how to network, and shoot what you want to show.
Being profitable starts with a solid business plan. Stacy Reeves wrote a GREAT pricing guide, that is one way for you wedding shooters to reassess your pricing. And if you’re just starting out in weddings. To get your business plan tight!
We’ve all been there: We have enough pictures to make a beautiful portfolio and we want to showcase it online. We google “photography website templates” with trembling hands knowing that we will have to brave through the onslaught of options.
Thanks so much Melissa Cales for contributing this! We want you to check out her site here!
Two years ago when I started my business and created my first website, I had this Field of Dreams mentality: If I built it, they would come. I would hit publish on my website and the phone would start ringing. Nothing could have been further from the truth.
Facebook’s not just for keeping tabs on friends and filling out quizzes — it can also be used as a highly effective business tool. It’s great for marketing your products, landing gigs and connecting with your customers.