Marketing tips for photographers

Marketing tips for photographers

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We have compiled some of the hottest marketing tips for photographers that this blog has to offer.

I understand how frustrating it can be to grow your business.

Especially when you have to be the photographer, graphic designer and marketing specialist but I’m here to help.

When it feels like you are getting no where fast remember that there are sites like mine dedicated to helping you grow.

Don't give up.

I have wrote many posts through the years teaching photographers just like you how to grow their clientele properly with marketing tactics that work.

You must be dedicated!

Please enjoy these and don't forget to bookmark or pin them so you can refer to this later because there is a huge bundle of valuable tips here.

 


Buzz Worthy: Marketing To High School Seniors

In an environment where we seem to be drowning in photographers, getting an edge in your high school senior portrait market can be hard. It seems like everyone’s a photographer these days, whether they’ve got a fancy new DSLR camera, or they’re just wicked good with their iPhones. Being...


Free Marketing Tips For Wedding Photographers

Many wedding photographers get into this niche because of the apparent large demand for work. However, when you’re marketing your wedding photography business, you’re not always attracting the types of clients you want to work with. You might get inquiries from potential clients that...


3 Marketing Mistakes I Wish I Didn't Make

Ok ok, stop rolling your eyes. I know, you got into photography so you could take pictures, not worry about things like bookkeeping and marketing and blah blah blah.   But be honest with yo'self and admit that if you don't worry about the boring parts of your business, you...


Photography Marketing Strategies | How & why you should schedule your marketing posts

Strategic Photography Marketing: Scheduled Marketing Posts Do you ever think of a great fan engagement Facebook post, post it, & have another 3-4 ideas right away (but obviously don’t wanna be a newsfeed bomber)? Other times you’ve got nothin’? My marketing ideas come in spurts and usually after midnight!  ...


Why Email Marketing is Essential For Your Photography Business

Grab a paper and pen (or better yet, your Colorvale Planner) because I’m about to drop some serious information into your hands! But before you get your skivvies in a twist, know that the work you do here will continue to benefit you without effort later. Best of all? It’s...


4 Marketing Tips I Wish I Knew When I Started

Last post, we talked about some of the marketing crap I did when I was first starting out that didn't really do me any good.   So to follow up with that, I'm going to go over some of the marketing stuff I wish I would have done instead.  ...

 


Checklist For Starting A Photography Business

LET’S GET STARTED … When I first started my photography business I was lost on the correct way to build.   Many mistakes were made as I went through the process.  I wasn’t sure what needed to be done first, and I spent more time fixing what I did because...


How To Hide Your Address From Google + Page

  Learn how to get rid of that pesky address It can be scary to have your address displayed all over the internet if you run your business from home.  The following steps will allow you to hide this from your page and replace it with a city instead.  ...


Photography Pricing – How to make a profitable pricing plan for your business

Pricing your work is dependent on many variables.  When deciding to take on the role of CEO to your very own business you also must dedicate time to business planning.  Here are a few things to consider when putting your pricing list together. Competition:  Your competition does not pay your bills,...


How to create big goals & small actionable tasks to accomplish them!

Last week we went over the mindset you need to cultivate to be an entrepreneur. Some of those things probably weren’t the easiest to digest, but we hope between this week and last week you had a chance to really internalize them. Because this next series is aaallll about goal-setting, and...


Building A Successful Photography Business IS Possible but you must have this ...

Building a successful and profitable photography business is possible! There are, however, factors that come into play which will either make or break your dream. “OMG, did she just say not all dreams are possible?” Noooooooooo. That’s not what was said or meant. The truth is, that without a business...


The things I wish I would have known when starting my photography business

If you could get the advice of those that have already paved the way you would listen right?   Of course you would because this is highly valuable information.  We asked photographers to tell us what they wish they would have know when starting their photography business.   If you...


BONUS: How To Easily Drive Traffic From Instagram To Your Blog

Instagram is a bit more tricky than the other social sites for pushing blog traffic because they don’t allow you to put links directly in your post. You must tell your reader that the link is in your bio. But who has time to track down a link and update your...


Photographers: How To Get Real Feedback From Clients

Let's face it ... reviews are everything. Whether you are buying something on Amazon or booking a photographer, everyone seeks the opinion of those before them. I rely heavily on testimonials when buying. The opinion of someone who has previously purchased a product has more value than the sales-pitch being fed...

 


How to use social media to get new clients

Easy ... cater to them! What do I mean by that? Become a resource for your target market, not just a photographer. Become someone they find has valuable info, tips and tricks for their needs. Think about this:  say you need an electrician to hang some lights in your house....

 


What is the best way to get my clients to write a testimonial after their session?

There is more to a website than just a few fancy photos to display your work. Just as important are testimonials from your clients.   How often do you shop online and look at the reviews?   How often do those reviews weigh heavily on your decision to buy?  ...


How To Drive Traffic to Your Blog or Website from Social Media

**Last week's post was all about increasing traffic to your social media from your blog. This week, we're reversing that and helping you figure out the best ways to use social media to drive traffic to your blog. Here's some of the best ways we've found to do just that:...

 


How To Start A Full Time Photography Business – Part 2: Getting More Clients & More Sales

Part 1 of how to start a full time photography business was pretty intense. Remember, without a profit this can’t be a successful full time job. Which brings us to our next part – comparing the ‘where I need to be’ with ‘where I’m at now.’   SO….WHERE ARE YOU NOW?...


39 Tips To Help Photographer's Grow Their Business

Take a moment to bookmark some of the most popular blog posts & tutorials that photographer's have been using to grow their business.   Learn How To Shoot In Manual Mode – ISO, Shutter Speed & Aperture How to create back links to help boost your SEO How To Make...

 


7 Tips To Build An Instagram Following

For many photographers, social media is not only an outlet to showcase their work at the click of a button, but a tool to have the potentially to reach literally thousands of potential customers at one time – for free. I think we’re all familiar with the algorithm changes social...

 


High School Senior Photographers: Snag these FREE engagement questions for your social media

You hear the word “target market” a million times … and for good reason. The people that you reach on social media are a large percentage of your potential clientele (if you’ve grown your following properly). Getting those people to comment on your posts is key to expanding your reach. Why?  Because when they comment, their friends see...

 


How to Become Noticed by Boutiques - Building relationship with other vendors

  We've all been there. Your client is super duper excited about their upcoming session. You've given them the basics on what to wear (and what NOT to wear). You may have even provided them with a guide that can help them have references to this same subject. On your...

 


Plan your social media posts effectively. Here is how:

Tired of posting to social media outlets such as Facebook & Instagram only to hear crickets? I’ve got the step by step solution to helping you become a social media superstar! Ever hear of the saying, “Being a Photographer is 20% photographing & 80% office work?” Yep, it’s a fact....

 


Social Media Etiquette - How To Ensure You Are Not Losing Fans

Getting fan numbers isn't important, if you aren't keeping them.   True, we use social media to "get" more business but how you do this has to be thought out and clever.  There is nothing worse than a friend who wants to only talk about themselves or who calls 20...

 


4 Things You Can Do To Increase Your Social Media Visibility

There’s nothing worse that putting all your efforts into your business, marketing till your fingers fall off, just to hear the sound of crickets when you post. If this is happening to you there is a simple solution. Start connecting with your audiences! No one stops at a Facebook post...

 


Blogging Week 1: What Should You as a Photographer Be Blogging About?

There’s a lot that goes into having a successful blog, but if you do it right it can actually bring in tons of your ideal clients. But what the heck should you be blogging about? This is something a lot of photographers struggle with and draw a blank on. But...

 


How To Create A Free E-book Download For Your Newsletter & Website

The bottom line:  You now have more opportunities than ever to communicate with your client. There’s email, social media, your website, your blog, etc. – the list is pretty long. But there may be another avenue of communication you haven’t considered before – ebooks. Email marketing can be a highly...

 


5 Tips To Grow Your Pinterest Following

Social media isn't about chance. It isn’t enough to pin your blog post and cross your fingers, hoping that someone will take action. You’ve got work to do. If you think your social media will work for you without you creating the proper environment for it to go viral you’re...



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