Category Archives: Business

New Year Business Planning | Part 2

New Year Planning | Part 2 If you missed the first part of our series, make sure you go back and read part 1. The next part of our planning for the new year process takes us to look at our Mission and Vision Statements.  This may sound like a pointless thing to do but…

It Takes Discipline to Run a Business

It Takes Discipline to Run a Business Have you ever looked at some people and wonder why they can get more done in a day. Have you ever looked at a competitor that just moved in and wondered how they get popular so quickly? I have one word for you to answer both of these……

New Year Planning | Part 1

New Year Planning The new year is right around the corner and it is time to look at your business plan for the coming year. This series is dedicated to preparing your business plan correctly and come out on top. The first part is how to do a SWOT analysis. What is a SWOT? SWOT…

IPS and Why We Made the Change

In Person Sales (IPS) and why we Made the Change IPS is the latest dirty word in some of the photography community. If you want to start a discussion, or argument, just say the dreaded three letter word…IPS. You will get some looks that range from “you are a weird alien from another world” to…

Why You Need a Personal Branding Shoot

Why you need a Personal Branding Shoot Are you finding your Instagram feed is looking off ? Are you that person that if I say I looked at your website the first thing you say is…”I haven’t updated that thing in so long”. . . . Not sure if you are sending the right message…

Video to Succeed

Video is a Must to Succeed If you haven’t already . . . you must incorporate video in order to stay with the current marketing trends.  I know that is a pretty bold statement but it is the absolute truth. Most of the younger business owners have grasped this concept but older businesses are really…

Marketing Tech Tools

Marketing Tech Tools We are huge proponents of outsourcing just about anything. The more we outsource the more brain power we can divert to growing our business. This philosophy took years of painful learning and sleepless nights. When I look back on it, though, I wouldn’t have changed a thing. Sometimes the lessons we learn…

Breaking into an Oversaturated Market

Breaking Into an Oversaturated Market  Above every question we get, the most popular without a doubt is “How do I break into an oversaturated market?” Now this question is actually complex but, today, I will attempt to answer this question that has plagued almost every business owner at one time or another.  What is an…

5 People You Meet in a Move

5 People You Meet Let’s face it, when you are trying to break into a new market there are a lot of struggles. You have to figure out the intricacies of a new city, how to act like a local, which vendors to partner with, who are your competitors, where your ideal client fits in,…

That 5 Letter Word in Business | Taxes

That Five Letter Word in Business I know this is an odd title for a blog post but its something that has been waying on my heart for so long….. yeahhhhhhh not really.  I think if you have read any of my blog posts from the past, if I have something on my mind I…

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