How Jess Built Her Business on Hawaiian Vacations with Jess Fernandez

Photographers, Podcast

When you’re building a photography business, you’re often focused on marketing to your local market—but what if your target audience actually consists of tourists who don’t live near you? Jess Fernandez built her business on exactly that: Hawaiian vacations.  Living in Maui, Jess realized that the best portrait market for her to dive into was […]

Gaining Photography Clients through Silent Auctions and Free Services with Rebecca Hunnicutt

You’ve probably been told that you can’t gain anything more than visibility by offering your services for free. If you do it right, you can actually gain long-term, recurring clients and revenue! In today’s episode, Rebecca Hunnicutt shares how she donated her photography services to silent auctions, which helped her gain new photography clients! Plus, […]

Marketing, Photographers, Podcast

Full-Time Processes for Part-Time Photographers with Lydia Fine

Many photographers dream of a part-time business that allows them to earn extra money while still focusing on family and/or a full-time career. In this episode, we explore the unique challenges of being a part-time creative entrepreneur while carefully orchestrating resources and support systems necessary to thrive both personally and professionally. Lydia shares invaluable insights […]

Photographers, Podcast

Insights on Diversifying Income Streams in Your Photography Business (Beyond Services: Expanding Your Offer Suite) with Maddie Peschong

Photographers, Podcast

What should you have in place before you begin diversifying income streams within your photography business? In this episode, Colie chats with returning guest Maddie Peschong about creating new income streams as a multi-passionate creative photographer. Listen in as she shares her unpopular opinion regarding what you MUST do before you jump into creating new […]

The Powerful Pivot from Weddings to Commercial Work with Ben Davis

You’ve likely looked at wedding video and thought, “How did they create such an amazing film? I want to do that!” Have you ever considered the same thought for commercial videos? Ben Davis joins us to share how he’s found more creativity in commercial projects, while also creating a better balance for this season of […]

Photographers, Podcast

Building an Associate Team (Building a Team Series) with Jill Smith

As you’ve explored hiring during our Building a Team Series on the podcast, have you considered hiring associate photographers for your brand? In today’s episode, Jill Smith joins us to share how she has scaled her photography business by working with other photographers who have a passion for photographing people and events. Listen in as […]

Photographers, Podcast

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!

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