328: Bethel Nathan – How to avoid being ghosted following a photography enquiry

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Bethel Nathan of www.elevatebybethel.com is not a photographer but a wedding celebrant based in San Diego USA. In this interview, she shares tactics on how to avoid being ghosted following a photography enquiry. It happens to all of us... we receive an enquiry, everything sounds great, and you're already counting the dollars to come from working with this fantastic client then... crickets. Nothing. You've been ghosted. In addition [...]

By |2019-09-23T10:27:15+10:00September 23rd, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

327: Kaitlin Roten – Utilising school portraits to book family shoots and sell wall art

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. I was introduced to Kaitlin Roten of www.kaitlinroten.com by Chris Scott from Swift Galleries. Kaitlin is utilising school portraits to book family shoots and sell wall art and her sales have skyrocketed after moving from shoot-and-burn to in-person-sales or IPS. Chris told me Kaitlin multiplied her annual income in just 2 months after implementing IPS! Check out her website and it's easy to see... Kaitlin is [...]

By |2019-09-18T01:07:08+10:00September 16th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

326: Marcus Anthony – This is how you run a successful portrait photography business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Marcus Anthony of  www.marcusanthonyphoto.com has only been a photographer for a few years and since starting, has built a six-figure business and it all comes down to a few key principles he follows religiously. My number one aim for this interview was to learn how he's done and doing it so you can emulate his success and learn how you too can run a successful portrait [...]

By |2019-09-10T05:55:40+10:00September 9th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

325: Melinda Hird – Making the leap to personal branding photography and video

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Melinda Hird of  www.melindahirdphotography.com.au is a Sydney based branding photographer and videographer who transitioned to the genre from her wedding and portrait photography background. I've known Melinda for over 10 years and can't remember if we met through the AIPP or through a mutual friend and then photographer, Brian Chapman. I recently saw her name pop up in a testimonial while doing Rachel Bourke's Sales Training. [...]

By |2019-09-04T17:15:52+10:00September 2nd, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

324: Shireen Hammond – How to be the best photographer in your area and earn more

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Shireen Hammond of www.fieldofvision.com.au has been on my radar for an interview for years! The reason... she's an incredibly talented photographer who charges what a skilled wedding and portrait photographer deserves to be paid and has been doing it for many years! Although we've never met in person and only spoken once - to reschedule this interview, I've been hearing the name Shireen Hammond most of [...]

By |2019-08-20T01:05:40+10:00August 20th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

323: Alma Bruffy – Rolling with the punches to stay profitable in your photography business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Alma Bruffy of  www.almab.photography is a Florida based photographer who has been working in the photography industry for over a decade and went full time 12 months ago after relocating. Alma started professionally in an apprenticeship role back in 2007 for Beach Portraits Photography based out of Wilmington, NC. Before recently moving to Southwest Florida where she had to start over not knowing a soul. She [...]

By |2019-08-12T17:55:07+10:00August 12th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

322: Bernie Griffiths – The importance of shooting saleable images in your photography business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Photography business coach, Bernie Griffiths of  www.berniegriffiths.com is no stranger to the PhotoBizX podcast. He recently sent me the following email on shooting saleable images as a professional photographer... More and more I seem to be coaching some of my photography clients on the art of taking salable images. In my search for some education on posing family portraits on the internet that I could refer [...]

By |2019-09-05T18:02:11+10:00August 5th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

321: Allie Siarto – How to book, shoot and sell portrait photography successfully

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Allie Siarto of  www.alliesiarto.com is immersed in the business and marketing side of photography! With a background in Public Relations, she is now a wedding, portrait, branding and lifestyle photographer from East Lansing, Michigan where she runs a multi photographer studio. From what I can see, Allie is all about selling products and wall-art to her clients which feature heavily on her beautiful website and Instagram [...]

By |2019-07-29T01:58:28+10:00July 29th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

320: Julie Muir – Photography business growth strategies from a successful wedding celebrant

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Julie Muir of www.juliemuircelebrant.com.au is not a 'typical' guest for this podcast - she's a wedding celebrant, not a photographer. If your first instinct is to skip this episode in favour of an interview with a recognised photographer - do so at your own peril. To say I was blown away by what Julie had to share is a massive understatement! She kept firing away with [...]

By |2019-07-26T15:11:54+10:00July 22nd, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

319: Elena Blair – How to introduce profitable school portraits to any photography business

Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area. Elena Blair of www.elenasblair.com/schooled (use code schooled-photobiz) was interviewed for episode 279 of PhotoBizX, where we explored a few topics including content marketing, utilising Pinterest effectively and email marketing, but the one which resonated most and caused a real stir amongst listeners was her approach to school photography. Elena presented a way to photograph kids in schools (from pre-schoolers to high-schoolers) in a way I, and [...]

By |2019-08-06T00:33:53+10:00July 8th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments