54: 4 Tips On How To Network In Person

Networking in person can be scary! But I want you to to focus on the positive and build on the opportunities that come from it!

54: 4 Tips On How To Network In Person

Meeting new people that can help your business grow is the goal, and after all, you can’t do that from your office or living room as well as making a good in person impression.

In today’s episode I share with you four tips on how to network in person. How to find networking events, how to get ready for it, and what to do after you have met new people( this being the most important part of networking!)

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53: Should You Befriend Your Clients on Social Media?

Hello Friend! This is the million dollar question, should you befriend your clients on social media?

53: Should You Befriend Your Clients On Social Media?

And although the answer is 100% personal to you and they way you want to run your business, there are some amazing benefits that can come from being connected with your clients.

Now, if you are like me, and you are super private don’t worry! There are some ways around befriending your clients and still keeping things private.

53: Should You Befriend Your Clients On Social Media?

Listen to this podcast to fid out more about this interesting topic!

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52: The One Question Your Contact Form Must Include

Hello friend! Happy 2019. I’m super excited about this new year and all the possibilities it brings.

Today’s episode is short and to the point. I hope it really makes you think about your contact form and how to improve it, so you can connect with your future clients.

52: The One  Question Your Contact Form Must Include

In all honesty a contact form is a very straight forward thing to have in your website. I mean you are asking for information about your future clients. But what if I tell you there is a MUST question 99% of photographers are not including in their forms! What if that question could put you ahead of the rest?

In today’s chat I talk about that ONE question the majority of people are missing and why it’s so important!

52: The One  Question Your Contact Form Must Include

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51: How To Set Goals & Smash Them!

Friends, this is the last week of the year and it’s the perfect time to get your business (and personal) goals ready for 2019.

Setting goals can be intimidating! I know this first hand. I ran my business for almost 9 years without setting goals and I must admit, it was a miracle anything got done around here.

51: How To Set Goals & Smash Them!

In today’s episode I chat about how to set goals and smash them. Believe me, you need more than just a nice vision board and a few day dreams to achieve them.

Listen to this podcast to learn about the method I now use to both set goals and smash them!

51: How To Set Goals & Smash Them!

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50: A Chat With Meghan McSweeney About Transitioning From Wedding/Lifestyle into Commercial Photography

Meet Meghan McSweeney! She has been a photographer for 17 years specializing in lifestyle + wedding photography, but as you can imagine she also has a life and kids and working weekends and nights was not longer suitable for her family needs.

50:  A Chat With Meghan McSweeney About Transitioning From Wedding/Lifestyle into Commercial Photography

So instead quitting photography she took her expertise into another genre! She ventured into commercial photography and she’s loving it.

50:  A Chat With Meghan McSweeney About Transitioning From Wedding/Lifestyle into Commercial Photography

In today’s chat we talked about how she achieved this transition and how commercial photography has given her a new perspective on business.

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50:  A Chat With Meghan McSweeney About Transitioning From Wedding/Lifestyle into Commercial Photography
50:  A Chat With Meghan McSweeney About Transitioning From Wedding/Lifestyle into Commercial Photography
50:  A Chat With Meghan McSweeney About Transitioning From Wedding/Lifestyle into Commercial Photography

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49: 4 Marketing Tips That I Learned From Art Basel (The Biggest Art Show In The World)

We've just wrapped up “Basel week”one of the busiest weeks of the year in Miami.

Art Basel it’s the biggest art show in the world and that means that hundreds of thousands of people come to Miami to see and be a part of it (and add more joy to our already jammed traffic!)

49: 4 Marketing Tips That I Leared From Art Basel (The Biggest Art Show In The World)

As a person that LOVES marketing, I’m always looking for marketing tips and strategies outside of my own industry (photography), but at the same time things that are applicable to my business.

49: 4 Marketing Tips That I Leared From Art Basel (The Biggest Art Show In The World)

That being said there were four major takeaways from Art Basel that I want to share with you! I hope this chat gives you some perspective and new ideas to market your photography business!

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48: A Chat With Ben Hartley About Bridal Shows

If you are like me, perhaps the thought of a bridal show got you running for the hills… you know, tons of price shoppers that lead to nowhere.

But what if you have been approaching bridal shows the wrong way??

48: A Chat With Ben Hartley About Bridal Shows

On today’s chat with the amazing Ben Hartley we talked about how to successfully approach a bridal show and get leads from them - he closed $70k from one show! You will be mind blown by the amount of knowledge he shares with us and how you can apply the same concept to your own shows.

48: A Chat With Ben Hartley About Bridal Shows

The content on today’s chat is fantastic and very detailed so make sure you listen to the whole episode and share it with your fellow photographers!

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Ben is a talented photographer and founder of Style & Story in addition to being named one of the top 10 wedding photographers in the Country in 2017. Ben is the host of the weekly Six Figure Photography Podcast and the Do What You Love Show which produces content rich with positivity, passion & practicality that will help you design the life you want to live.

48: A Chat With Ben Hartley About Bridal Shows
48: A Chat With Ben Hartley About Bridal Shows
48: A Chat With Ben Hartley About Bridal Shows

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47: Make Gratitude A Part Of Your Business Practice

Welcome to the Thanksgiving edition! Are you making gratitude a part of your business practice?

47: Make Gratitude A Part Of Your Business Practice

The reality is that being thankful and grateful can open doors for you and your business and who wouldn’t like that?!

Listen to today’s episode to get into the mindset of gratitude and how small moments of appreciation can elevate your business.

47: Make Gratitude A Part Of Your Business Practice

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46: How To Use Instagram Stories to Connect with Future Clients

If you haven’t noticed Instagram Stories keep getting better and better and not only because you can add stickers, gifs, songs, questions or polls, but because half of the people using IG are only there to watch stories -they are the hot new thing!!!!!

46: How To Use Instagram Stories to Connect with Future Clients

You probably have noticed a decrease on likes on your photos and that has nothing to do with you not being great at what you do, or the infamous algorithm! It’s mostly because people are changing the way they use the app and that means millions of people are enjoying stories more than scrolling on feeds.

46: How To Use Instagram Stories to Connect with Future Clients

So are you using IG stories to create stronger connections with future (and current) clients??

Listen to today’s episode! I hope it gives you something to think about and most importantly use as a new tool to build stronger relationships with future and current clients!

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45: The Easiest Marketing Tip Most Photographers Overlook

When you hear the word marketing you probably think of something complicated and expensive. And although some marketing strategies require money and planning, some others are easy to implement and 100% free!

I have been working in the photography industry for 10 years and I’m shocked to see how many people overlook many easy things that can help grow their business!

45: The Easiest Marketing Tip Most Photographers Overlook

In today’s episode I share with you a tip that it’s so easy to apply, yet 99% of the vendors and photography professionals I have worked with are not using it (so it led me to believe that many people out there are missing out on it).

45: The Easiest Marketing Tip Most Photographers Overlook

This episode is short and to the point and I hope it gives you something to think about and most importantly use as a new tool to build stronger relationships with your clients and vendors.

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44: 5 TIPS ON SELF-CARE YOU SHOULD ADD TO YOUR DAIYLY ROUTINE (ESPECIALLY DURING THE BUSY SEASON!)

The busy season is here and we are working a lot! This is the time we put a lot of effort and energy into taking care of our clients and commitments, but what about you? Who’s taking care of you?

5 TIPS ON SELF-CARE YOU SHOULD ADD  TO  YOUR DAIYLY ROUTINE (ESPECIALLY DURING  THE BUSY SEASON!)

The only person that can be in charge of that job, is yourself! So here are 5 tips on self-care that you can apply today to your busy schedule :)

5 TIPS ON SELF-CARE YOU SHOULD ADD  TO  YOUR DAIYLY ROUTINE   (ESPECIALLY DURING THE BUSY SEASON!)


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43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul

Meet David duChemin, he is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, and international workshop leader whose adventurous life fuels his fire to create and share!

43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul

His work is filled with emotion and some of my favorite images are the ones he took In Kenya! This B&W set not only showcases the beauty of a different culture, but in such a simple and subtle way each portrait made me feel connected to a stranger I have never even met.

In today’s episode David shared with us his views on photography, how to approach strangers you want to photograph, but most importantly we cover the topic of how to create images with soul! This can be a whole podcast season in itself, but David gave us some great pointers to start our own journey on creating better images.

43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul

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In addition to being an amazing photographer, David is an educator! His blog is filled with interesting articles and his books cover some amazing topics!

If you want to dive deep into creating better images, I highly recommend his latest book The Soul Of The Camera: The Photographer's Place in Picture-Making

Make sure you listen to today's episode and share it with your fellow photographers!

43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul
43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul
43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul
43: A Chat With David duChemin About Travel Photography + Creating Images with Soul

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41. A Chat With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family

In today’s episode I had the opportunity to chat with a photographer I have admired for years: Summer Murdock.

41. A Chat  With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family

If you haven’t seen her work, prepare to get your mind blown away by it’s simplicity and power.

Currently Summer is focusing on commercial photography, but her Instagram is filled with stunning images of her family! I love how she uses all kinds of light to create amazing photographs.

One of the things that I love the most about this chat is the idea of photographing your family not only for the joy of creating beautiful photographs of the people you love, but also the opportunity it gives you to explore your creativity in a safe environment.

41. A Chat  With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family

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Here are some images from her portfolio, enjoy!

1. A Chat  With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family
1. A Chat  With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family
1. A Chat  With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family
1. A Chat  With Summer Murdock About Photographing Your Own Family

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40: Are You Backing Up Your Work?

Hello there! So let’s be real, are you backing up your work?

This seems so obvious, but I have met so many photographers that are playing Russian roulette with their clients’ images and most important with their business!

40: Are You Backing Up Your Work?

In today’s episode I talk about how I backup my own work and why it’s crucial that you set some strong systems to protect your images.

40: Are You Backing Up Your Work?

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39: 5 Tips To Promote Your Fall Sessions

Hold on to that Starbucks pumpkin whatever latte you are having and listen up: THIS IS THE TIME TO START PROMOTING YOUR FALL FAMILY SESSIONS!

Sorry for all the caps, just being loud for the people in the back! :P


39: 5 Tips To Promote Your Fall Sessions

In today’s podcast I share with you 5 tips on how to promote your fall sessions! You know, so you can sell out, and make money. How do you like that???

In addition to some great info (sorry not sorry, I’m here blowing my own trumpet) there is a great call to action that can win you a 20 minute master call with yours truly. In this call we can discuss anything business related!

39: 5 Tips To Promote Your Fall Sessions

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38: How to Upsell Without Being Sleazy About It!

If the word "Sell" gives you an allergy, I just can image what the word UPSELL does to you.... wait don't run for the hills just yet.

38: How to Upsell Without Being Sleazy About It!

Hear me out, I know we have this stereotype of what upselling means... You forcing some unwanted product or service on a poor soul that can't scape your sales pitch;  but I can guarantee you there is another way!

Listen to today's podcast where I share how to upsell your products in an organic, non pushy way. 

38: How to Upsell Without Being Sleazy About It!

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37: The Do's & Don'ts of Mini Sessions

Hello friends! 

It's been almost 3 months since the last time I posted an episode and I'm happy to jump right in the routine of things! 

37: The Do's & Don'ts of Mini Sessions

Since Fall it's just around the corner, I wanted to break the radio silence with an episode about MINI SESSIONS!

Yes, yes yes! I don't like mini sessions, but that doesn't mean that you don't have to like them either. 

If you are planning to run a mini sessions here are some tips to have a successful season! 

37: The Do's & Don'ts of Mini Sessions

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36: A Chat With Courtney Ortiz About Meditation & Manifestation

Meet Courtney Ortiz, she is an amazing family & children photographer and today she is sharing with us some of her morning rituals.

36: A Chat With Courtney Ortiz About Meditation & Manifestation

Courtney meditates daily and she also visualizes what she wants for her personal life as well as for her business.

Visualization is a very powerful practice that you can implement into your business right away!

The power or the mind is great, so why not use it to create a prosperous life and business. 

36: A Chat With Courtney Ortiz About Meditation & Manifestation

Make sure you listen to today's episode so you too can start manifesting some amazing things into your business & life! 

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35: A Chat With Fer Juaristi About Conceptual Wedding Photography

Meet Fer Juaristi an amazing wedding photographer who's not afraid to push some boundaries while creating some amazing conceptual images. 

35: A Chat With Fer Juaristi About Conceptual Wedding Photography

His work is fresh, unexpected, and always intriguing. I have to admit that when I see some of his photos on Instragram my first thought is: "how did he create that?" and although some of the images are very simple, yet they all have in common some level of thought. You can tell his images are not happening by chance. 

35: A Chat With Fer Juaristi About Conceptual Wedding Photography

In this episode Fer shared with us how he approaches weddings. Just like all of us he still gets a bit nervous, but he doesn't let that get in the way of trying out new things and exploring. 

I believe that's why his work is so amazing! He's taking risks with his work and in the meantime he's creating unforgettable experiences for his clients!

Make sure you listen to today's episode so you too can start creating some amazing conceptual images! 

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Here are some images from his portfolio, enjoy!

A Chat With Fer Juaristi About Conceptual Wedding Photography
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A Chat With Fer Juaristi About Conceptual Wedding Photography

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