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How to balance your photography business and your family so both sides win: The Build A Photography Business Show

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How can a real estate or architectural photographer find a balance between their business and their family, and do it in a way that both sides win? We know what it’s like being a photographer – you shoot all day, then you get back home and handle the editing, the emails that you’ve missed, your social media posts, your invoices …

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The roadmap to real estate photography success: The Build A Photography Business Show

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How do you find success as a real estate photographer? I’d suggest that there are 7 areas you really need to work on, and in this video I’ll show you what those 7 areas are, and how to maximize them in your business. This will give you clarity and confidence regarding the things you need to do, but what’s important …

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The Build A Photography Business Show: What’s the biggest barrier in your business?

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In this episode: Interview: We had a chat with real estate photographer Jon Kreider from Naples (Florida) about his background in photography and why he’s passionate about shooting homes, and the importance of deciding what type of photographer you are and how you position yourself in your market. You can check out Jon’s website, or find him on Facebook and …

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The Build A Photography Business Show: Episode 2

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Download: Click on the image to download the PDF: “Balancing My Photography Business” I’ve put together a PDF that you can download and print. Give yourself a score for each category: Download that PDF, fill it in as accurately and as honestly as you can (don’t overestimate your own abilities … but at the same time, don’t be too harsh …

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The Build A Photography Business Show: episode 1

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This episode of The Build A Photography Business Show featured: An interview with Kansas City photographer Samantha Ward Training: Should you outsource your photo editing? Outsourcing your photo editing for real estate photographers: In the video above I go into a lot more detail into this, but here’s a quick overview of what I covered … The two main arguments against …

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Real estate photographers: How to move from part-time to full-time

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Real estate photographers: In this video I give you a 5-step plan for how you can transition from part-time to full-time photography. This process will work through your reasons for changing, provide objective criteria by which you can determine when you should make the switch, and give you certainty around what you need to do beyond just ‘getting more clients’.

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What are your goals for your business, and how do the various departments impact on each other?

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Architectural and real estate photographers: What are the goals you have for your business? And when you set goals for one department in your business, such as revenue, how does that impact upon the other areas in your business? This is something that a lot of photographers miss, and that’s because they tend to look at the different areas in …

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A 3-step action plan for photographers

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If you’re an architectural or real estate photographer, are you waiting for things to happen to you, or are you making things happen for you? In this video I’ll walk you through a simple 3-step monthly action plan that I’ve created for photographers just like you. If you can complete this action plan each and every month you’ll start accomplishing …

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Photographers: love the process of photography & business

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If you own a real estate photography or architectural photography business, you need to love taking photos but you also need to love the process of being a business owner. So in this video we’ll look at why that matters, and then I go through 3 things you can do to help develop that love for the process if you’re …

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How portrait and wedding photographers can get started in architectural & real estate photography

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If you’re currently doing portrait & wedding photography, then you might like to consider adding architectural and real estate photography to your list of services – or perhaps even make a complete switch. To help you get started here’s a video where I outline a 4-stage plan for adding real estate & architectural photography to what you are already doing. …

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Real estate photography: the 5 elements of a business and how they fit together

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When it comes to running your own architectural or real estate photography business there are 5 key elements of success that you have to get right: 1. Position your photography business the right way. 2.  Have a diverse client base. 3. Know when to create good photos and when to create amazing photos. 4. Get your pricing for photography right, and know …

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Real estate photographers: Why you need a diverse client base

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In a previous video I spoke about positioning for your real estate and architectural photography business, and this week I want to emphasize the importance of having a diverse mix of photography clients. Video transcript: In last week’s video I spoke about the five key elements of your photography business:  positioning, marketing, photography, pricing, and having a diverse client base. …

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Don’t forget about the backend of your real estate photography business

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What are you doing about the backend of your real estate photography business? Do you have everything you need to deliver effective marketing? How good are your systems for following up with prospects, dealing with pricing issues, and having a website that works as well as it should? That’s an example of the backend that I’m talking about, and in …

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Behind the scenes of a photography training site

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Would you like to take a look behind the scenes at my training and coaching program for real estate photographers? This is the exact program that over 30 photographers in Australia, the USA, Canada, England and Europe are currently using to attract more clients and become better photographers. It’s where I have over 90 training modules on photography, marketing, quote …

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How to find balance in your photography business

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In this video I talk about the importance of finding balance in your real estate photography business. Let’s imagine that a graph represents the different departments in your business. So you’ve got photography, and marketing, and financials, and time management, and your online presence. If you were to plot your skills or your degree of control for each of these departments, …

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Real estate photography and how to be successful

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Do you know why so many photographers are not as successful as they should be? In this video I’ll share something with you that I know you’re going to find helpful once you understand what it means for you if you want to be a successful real estate photographer: You see, a lot of photographers try and make small improvements to …