13: A MARKETING CHAT WITH VANESSA VELEZ ABOUT COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION

Meet Vanessa Velez, she is a destination wedding photographer based in South Florida and the leader of the Tuesday's Together Fort Lauderdale chapter. 

PODCAST EPISODE 13: A MARKETING CHAT WITH VANESSA VELEZ ABOUT COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION

I met Vanessa about two years ago when I attended my first Tuesday's Together meeting. I was immediately drawn to her warm personality, kindness and willingness to help out the creative community here in South Florida. 

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely, so finding a group of people that are on the same journey can be not only refreshing, but inspiring! 

13: A MARKETING CHAT WITH VANESSA VELEZ ABOUT COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION

Listen to today's casual marketing chat with Vanessa to learn a bit more about #CommunityOverCompetition and how to find a local group that can help you grow in your creative business. 

13: A MARKETING CHAT WITH VANESSA VELEZ ABOUT COMMUNITY OVER COMPETITION

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Vanessa also shared with all of us her love for styled shoots and how they can help you group grow not only as artist, but as a community. Take a look at some stunning images from a session she and her group put together in 2016.

Vanessa Velez Photography
Vanessa Velez Photography
Vanessa Velez Photography
Vanessa Velez Photography

 You can see more of this stunning session on her blog + a list of all the vendors that were a part of it.

You can see more of Vanessa Velez' work here: Website | Instragram | Facebook

 

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12: How to reply to emails saying your pricing is too high

Let's be honest for a second and admit that getting an email that reads "Your price is too high, you're our of our budget" is a bit awkward and sometimes it even triggers something within us.

But every now and then, getting and email like that it's part of doing business. There will always be someone  that can afford our services and is not shy about letting us know. 

12: How To Reply To Emails Saying Your Pricing Is Too High. Listen to this podcast now!

Your power relies on the way you reply to those kind of emails, and yes, I do think that as a business owner you should reply to those emails - but in a smart and branded way.

Listen to today's episode to get a new perspective on why replying to those emails can be beneficial to your business, and how to do it in the most professional manner!

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12: How To Reply To Emails Saying Your Pricing Is Too High. Listen to this podcast now!

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11: A MARKETING CHAT WITH CHIP GILLESPIE Founder of BLOGSTOMP

Meet Chip! He's a fantastic wedding photographer based in Texas and founder of BlogStomp - My favorite tool for blogging! 

Podcast Episode 11: A Casual Marketing Chat with Chip the founder of BlogStomp

I had the opportunity to chat with him about why I love BlogStomp so much and how thanks to it, I save hours of work every week. 

Chip also shared with us some other amazing tools StompSoftware offers to help minimize the workflow for photographers! 

Go ahead and grab some tea, coffee (or your drink of choice) and enjoy this episode. Also, don't forget to share it with your friends. 

Podcast Episode 11: A Casual Marketing Chat with Chip the founder of BlogStomp

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You can find more about BlogStomp here:

Websitie :: http://stompsoftware.com
BlogStomp: http://stompsoftware.com/blogstomp
Tech Support: http://stompsoftware.com/support
Video Demo (short): https://vimeo.com/155262580
Video Tutorial (full): https://vimeo.com/169273314
AlbumStomp: http://stompsoftware.com/albumstomp
AlbumPrufr: http://stompsoftware.com/albumprufr
Facebook User Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/blogstompusers

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10: Seven Tips on How to Promote Your Blog posts Organically

I LOVE blogging! I love it so much that I'm the co-founder of The Blogging Workshop! 

Thanks to my blog my audience has grown and I get more clients without having to spend any money on advertising. So today I'm sharing with all of you some easy to implement tips to get your blog posts viewed by more people and get a better engagement with your audience. 

Grab some tea, coffee (or your drink of choice) and enjoy this episode. Also, don't forget to share it with your friends. 

7 Tips on How to Promote Your Blog Organically

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09: A Marketing Chat With Stephanie Sonju About Documentary Family Photography

Meet Sonju! She is super talented, fun and just awesome! I met Sonju through a local photography group and I became immediately a fan of her documentary family work! 

In a world filled with perfectly posed family photos Sonju's approach to family photography is a breath of fresh air. Her style is 100% photojournalistic and that means no posing, no fake smiles and obviously  no "Cheeeeeesssss" 

Listen to today's casual marketing chat with Sonju to learn a bit more about what documentary family photography is and how to attract the right kind of families that will love this kind of sessions. 

Documentary Family sessions

Here are some of my favorite images from Sonju's documentary family session! :) All images are by Stephanie Sonju.

documentary family session by Stephanie Sonju
documentary family session by Stephanie Sonju
documentary family session by Stephanie Sonju
documentary family session by Stephanie Sonju
documentary family session by Stephanie Sonju

OK, let's take a minute here... MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE IMAGE of this set! <3 

documentary family session by Stephanie Sonju
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You can see more of Stephanie Sonju's work here:

Stephanie Sonju's Website

Stephanie Sonju's Instagram

Stephanie Sonju's Facebook

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08: A marketing Chat With Tosha Cole About High School Seniors photography

Hi Friends! Today let's chat with the super talented Tosha, from Tosha Cole Photography about how to market your high school seniors photography business, shall we?

Tosha Cole has a beautiful studio in Bay City, Michigan and although she photographs families and babies, her work with high school seniors is remarkable, plus her marketing strategists are so great you might want to take some notes! 

Tosha really understand High School Seniors and she has created a system to deliver a memorable experience for her clients. Forget about the cookie cutter service that the majority of studios offer, Tosha goes above and beyond to provide not only images that are remarkable, but an exclusive experience where teens are treated like super models! 

Listen to today's casual marketing chat to hear more about what Tosha does and get ideas for your own business :) 

Listen to this Podcast to learn some marketing tips for your High School Seniors Photography Business

Here are some images from one of Tosha's recently photo shoots. All images are by Tosha Cole Photography.

Tosha Cole Photography
Tosha Cole Photography
08: Join us for a casual chat with Tosha Cole about marketing your High School Seniors Photography

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You can find Tosha Cole all over the internet! Here are some links to help you with the search ;)

Tosha Cole's Website

Tosha Cole's Instagram

Tosha Cole's Facebook Page

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07: Four Items that Your Newsletter Must Have On it

Today let's chat about newsletters and why I love them!

My newsletter is one of my favorite marketing strategist, It allows me to connect with prospects and grow my brand recognition. In this episode we're going to chat about some items that your newsletter MUST have to be successful :) 

Grab some tea, coffee (or your drink of choice) and enjoy this episode. Also, don't forget to share it with your friends. 

Episode 7: Four Items that Your Newsletter Must Have On it

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06: Marketing Chat With Nadia Meli About Instagram

Today let's chat with the talented Nadia Meli about Instagram and how to curate content that is remarkable. 

If you don't know who Nadia Meli is, let me introduce you to a photographer that brings a lot of soul to her work; she is also an educator and a hugger! 

Podcast chat with Nadia Meli about Instagram

As photographers we rely on social media to share our images and connect with future clients, so listen to today's chat to get a new perspective, and some useful tips to create content that viewers can't get enough of. 

Feel free to share your thoughts on the comments below :) 

Grab some tea, coffee (or your drink of choice) and enjoy this episode. Also, don't forget to share this with your friends. 

Casual Chat With Nadia Meli About Instagram

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You can find Nadia all over the internet! Here are some links to help you with your search:

Nadia's Instagram Account

Nadia's Website

Nadia's Youtube Channel

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05: Product Presentation

Today let's chat about product presentation and how to make your orders look like beautiful gifts!

Feel free to share your thoughts on the comments below :) 

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Product Presentation: Deliver your orders like beautiful gifts

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04: Using Slideshows to Market Your Business.

Today let's chat about slideshows and why I love them so much! 

Currently I'm obsessed with SmartSlides a company that allows photographers to create beautiful slideshows to showcase their images, get viewers excited about the work their seeing, and grow your brand recognition. 

Listen to this podcast to get some ideas for your own business, and don't forget to share your thoughts with us on the comments below!

This podcast is all about slideshows and how to use them as a marketing material. www.TheTogRepublic.com

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03: Optimize Your Social Media Profiles

Today I'm excited to chat with all of you about optimizing your social media profiles to give your photography business maximum exposure, and why not, attract more clients! 

Feel free to share your thoughts on the comments below :) 

Grab some tea, coffee (or your drink of choice) and enjoy this episode. Also, don't forget to share it with your friends. 

This podcast is all about optimizing your social media profiles. www.TheTogRepublic.com

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01: Welcome To The Tog Republic

Welcome! I'm so excited you are here today. It has been an honored to help photographers with their marketing needs and to make things even easier for you, today we are launching our podcast!

My goal is to share weekly with you some tips and marketing strategies that you can implement on your business. I will be also inviting industry leaders to share their knowledge and experiences with all of us.

I'm super excited about the road ahead, and I'm looking forward to see you in our private group where the marketing conversation continues. 

Episode 1 :: Welcome to The Tog Republic. Listen to this chat on itunes. Look for The Tog Republic

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