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  • Five Places You Can Find Inspiration for Your Photography Business
    Five Places You Can Find Inspiration for Your Photography Business
    Photographers are easily some of the most creative people you know, but they are also some of the people who are most likely to need some inspiration every now and then. Just like every other artist, photographers in any niche will often find themselves lacking or in...
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  • Six Pains that All Photographers Deal With
    Six Pains that All Photographers Deal With
    Though there are tons, and truly TONS, of things that photographers deal with and go through, there are some that are more common, prevalent, and frustrating than others. And while the reaction to these issues is even more important than each of the issues individually, how you...
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  • Being Vulnerable in Your Photography Business
    Being Vulnerable in Your Photography Business
    Vulnerability, the word that gets a bad reputation but is essential for anyone who wants to start their own business. Being vulnerable is just like taking risks, and with no risk, there is no reward. When it comes to photography, there are certain risks that you have...
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  • photography greatness
    4 Ways to find Greatness in Your Photography
    Running your own business clearly has its ups and downs. With all the stress and everyday busyness that can get you bogged down, it can be easy to forget how great you are at what you do. Reclaim Your Own Greatness You, like many other photographers, might...
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  • clients get comfortable
    Four Ways to Help Your Photoshoot Clients Get Comfortable
    It’s no surprise to you that most people don’t like being on camera. There are rare occasions when you work with someone who truly loves being on camera and having their pictures taken. If you do have a client like this, be sure to revel in the...
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  • the importance of meaningful business conversations
    The Importance of Meaningful Business Conversations
    It’s true that when you envision something and you talk about that thing, the more likely it will be to come true. Tons of professionals use this method, so why aren’t you? No, this isn’t just about a visualization technique, but it’s more about learning and utilizing...
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  • photography referrals
    Photography Referrals: Marketing a Different Way
    Photographers are a few of the small business owners that really do need to stick together. In fact, there are so many different niches in this art we call photography that everyone can really help each other out. Many businesses, big and small, have a referral system...
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  • four p's of marketing
    The Four P’s of Marketing
    Marketing, the thing we need the most but might despise the most. It’s tough, complicated, and takes a significant amount of time and energy to do it well. Marketing ensures that your customers get their questions answered and it makes it easy for people to understand most...
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  • photography and money
    Photography: More Valuable Than Money
    Photographers are not magicians, but they are very important people in our society for a number of reasons. And for reasons that might not be completely obvious at first. Photographers are basically the timekeepers in our society. They invest their education, time, and energy into capturing some...
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  • reasons why your headshot is important
    Four Reasons Why Your Headshot is Important Too
    You spend so much time behind the camera that sometimes easy to forget that others want to see you in photos as well. Gone are the days of using selfies and Facebook profile photos as your headshot. It just doesn’t cut it anymore. As a photographer, you...
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  • be the best
    You Don’t Need to Buy the Best to be the Best
    Let’s face it, nearly every photographer has been guilty of this at one point or another and you are probably no exception. We get roped into buy-ins, referrals, and all of the latest and greatest when it comes to our photography business, but by the end of...
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  • four things to reflect on for the new year
    Four Things to Reflect on for the New Year
    As a new year greets us, there are likely many things you’ve been thinking of improving and goals you’re shooting for over the next year. And while this is the perfect time for making adjustments and improvements, you should also be taking time to reflect. To stop,...
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  • business cards are not dead
    Business Cards Aren’t Dead
    As technology has changed and advanced, there are some aspects of businesses that have changed things forever and have made permanent differences in the way we run businesses. There are also things in the realm of business that come and go in trends, just like clothing and...
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  • comparison game
    Avoiding the Comparison Game on Social Media
    In the age of social media, one of the biggest issues with photographers of all niches is the sharp edge of comparison. Since it’s so easy to share your work, it is also very easy for everyone else too. As a result, many photographers fall into the...
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  • speaking in your photography business
    How Talking Can Help Your Photography Business
    As photographers, hiding behind the lens is usually our best place. This is when we do our best work, of course, but much of our outreach work needs to be online or in person, but in both realms, we are using our words and voices.  To get...
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Chamira_Headshot_1500x1500I'm Chamira Young. I admit it. I'm an art nerd, Photoshop geek, and photographer with an obsession for productivity and creativity. Through online teaching and podcasting...Read More

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