SFPP 86: How To Win Without Pitching Featuring Blair Enns

SFPP 86: How To Win Without Pitching Featuring Blair Enns

Blair Enns is on a mission to change the way creative services are bought and sold.

At his company, Win Without Pitching, he offers sales training and coaching to creative professionals + shares his wisdom in his Win Without Pitching Manifesto.

Blair teaches pricing strategies, such as how to raise prices in order to attract more clients and how putting prices on your website will actually drive potential customers away. He is also the co-host, along with David C. Baker, of the 2Bobs podcast, a show focused on creative entrepreneurship.

In this episode, Blair and I discuss various marketing strategies in his Win Without Pitching Manifesto and how to implement them in your business.

Resources Mentioned
Win Without Pitching website
Win Without Pitching Pricing Creativity
Win Without Pitching Manifesto

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SFPP 85: How To Manage Multiple Photography Brands With Jessica Hill

SFPP 85: How To Manage Multiple Photography Brands With Jessica Hill

Jessica Hill started photographing weddings while she was going to college full time and working as a server.

She worked in a lot of associate studios, moved to Alaska and later to another city before founding her own photography business.

Jessica and I discuss what she’s learned as an associate photographer that hasn’t left her today, and what it's like running multiple brands and having multiple photographers on her team.

Resources Mentioned
Jessica Hill Instagram
Jessica Hill Facebook
A Lovely Day Photo
Peekaboo Portland Boudoir

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SFPP 84: Secrets Of A Tax Free Life With Craig Cody

SFPP 84: Secrets Of A Tax Free Life With Craig Cody

Craig Cody is known as the “Tax Whisperer” and for good reason!

He’s the co-author of the best selling “Secrets of a Tax Free Life” and has an absolute passion for saving his clients thousands of dollars in taxes each year.

Craig is a certified public accountant of 17 years, certified tax coach, a business owner in his own right, and an ex-NYC cop.

In this episode, Craig answers questions on how to legally + ethically solve tax problems, what the new tax reform means for you and your business, as well as the top 10 most expensive tax mistakes that businesses make.

Resources Mentioned
Buy Secrets Of A Tax Free Life on Amazon
Get a free copy of Secrets Of A Tax Free Life Book

Sponsors
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SFPP 83: The 24 Hour Work Week With Abbey Kyhl

SFPP 83: The 24 Hour Work Week With Abbey Kyhl

In this episode, Abbey and I discuss how we use our time and how we can spend it more wisely.

Abbey shares personal stories on dealing with digital distractions, business tips, and a project she’s getting ready to launch called “Almost Unplugged Summer.”

This project is geared towards parents who work that will soon have kids home for summer and how you can find a healthy balance of getting your work done but enjoying the summer with your kids and not sticking them in front of technology all day.

Resources Mentioned
Seven Summers Creative
The Blueprint – Use code “Bensfriend” to get $300 off the lifetime access.

Sponsors
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SFPP 82: Why You Should Stop Editing Your Own Work With Beth Teutschmann

SFPP 82: Why You Should Stop Editing Your Own Work With Beth Teutschmann

Beth is the head editor at Starboard Editing where she handles everything from newborn and wedding editing to cosplay and event photography editing.

In this episode, Beth and I discuss why she decided to start an editing company and some of the unique challenges she’s encountered as someone who doesn’t have a background in photography. Beth explains the importance of helping photographers understand that they are not artists first, but business people, and the advantages of having a photo editor for their photography business.

Resources Mentioned
Starboard Editing
Instagram

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