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In this episode, Colie and Annemie discuss the importance of implementing automated processes inside your business. Automating aspects of the business can save time and create opportunities to build a deeper connections with clients. They both share their success as educators within the photography industry and the impact they have made on other photographer’s businesses […]

How Automated Processes Can Help Strengthen Client Relationships with Annemie Tonken


The Business-First Creatives Podcast is usually brought to you by CRM and Dubsado expert Colie James. But THIS week she is in the hotseat while Erin Ollila, host of the Talk Copy to Me podcast interviews her. If you’ve tried setting up your Dubsado account, yet aren’t actually utilizing all of the features it offers, I want to invite you to […]

That Time Erin Ollila Interviewed Me on My Own Podcast

Business-First Creatives Episode 73 Christina Torres

The client experience consists of every interaction your business has with your audience and possible clients before & after they inquire about your services. In this episode, I chat with copywriter and Chief Creative Officer Christina Torres of Run & Tell That about how to create messaging that connects with your clients on the front-end […]

Creating a Cohesive Client Experience with Christina Torres

crm for photographers

Let me be honest, the best CRM for photographers is the one you will actually use! I just want you to pick one that you will actually use to save time (and money) inside your business. But assuming you are ready to implement a CRM into your photography business, let me tell you why Dubsado […]

Why is Dubsado the best CRM for photographers?

how to use Dubsado for photographers

Regardless of where your leads come from, in order to streamline and automate your booking process all roads should lead to Dubsado. From the completion of a lead capture form, to sending an automated lead response, and finally making an offer using a proposal, Dubsado is the key to created an amazing booking and onboarding […]

How to Use Dubsado – A behind-the-scenes look at my booking process

Solo Episode

Automations can play a vital role is eliminating the overwhelm inside your business and frankly your personal life.  I don’t know what I would do without automatic bill payments and the little *ding* on my calendar to remind me when to pick up my kid from school. For this episode, let’s focus on what automatic […]

Episode 061: Eliminate the Overwhelm in Your Business with Automations

I'm a Disney-loving family photographer, and filmmaker turned Workflow and Automations Guru who helps creative service providers automate their sh*t, reclaim their time and get back to living!

With 10+ years in the creative space, Colie believes every creative deserves to build a business that is sustainable and profitable, and no one should quit their 9 to 5 only to work 24/7 [in their business].

The truth—automated systems can save us all from being overworked and overwhelmed.

I believe every creative deserves to turn their craft into a business that brings them joy and profit.

Hi, I'm Colie. 

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