Whether you’re dealing with an expected slow season (like winter months in the Midwest) or an unexpected one (like a national pandemic), it can be uncomfortable to go from busy to … not. I try to remind myself during slow periods in business that there are times of the year I crave downtime. While it […]
As your business grows and makes more money, you’ll likely find yourself with a growing list of expenses as well. Luckily, the government helps out small business owners (well … a little bit 😉 ) by allowing us to write off things that are necessary or make business much easier. Too often, business owners forget […]
A personal branding session is a great way to create a ton of content for your business. Here are all my favorite ways to use your branding photography.
Hashtags are a powerful Instagram tool. Let’s break down using hashtags, how they can help your business, and where to get started as a beginner.
I’ve been in business as a photographer for 8 years, and for all but the last 9 months, I did it while working a full time job. I absolutely know what it’s like to feel like you will never have enough time in the day to get anything done. I understand feeling like you have […]
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I talk about my new presets a lot. Heck, if you follow any photographer or blogger on Instagram, you’ve probably heard the word ‘preset.’ But what the heck is a preset, and why would you need one? First things first: presets are used in an app […]
I started outsourcing parts of my photography business a couple years ago, and I will never go back. It has been such a game changer to be able to work ON my business instead of just IN my business. So many people are overwhelmed in their photography business. And for good reason! As photographers and […]
Being a photographer is a profession that deals with a lot of technology. From the fancy cameras we shoot with, to the cards the images are saved to, to the hard drives that everything is stored on, there are a lot of moving tech parts. I started taking image protection a lot more seriously after […]
It’s the mossssst wonderful tiiiiiiiime of the yearrrrrrr… Okay, okay, okay, shopping is NOT what the holidays are all about, but it sure is fun! I love Black Friday every year because of all the amazing deals I can snag for my business. Because hello, it’s a write off! Also – when you hear ‘write […]
Does the acronym ‘SEO’ make you break out in a cold sweat? Do you run screaming in the other direction? SEO, or search engine optimization, has a tendency to strike fear in the hearts of most creative entrepreneurs. It can be an overwhelming topic, and because of that it often becomes one of those things […]