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
Freedom Edits

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

Sponsors
Gifyyy Booth
Freedom Edits

SFPP 81: Badass Your Brand With Pia Silva

SFPP 81: Badass Your Brand With Pia Silva

Joining me on today's episode is Pia Silva!

Pia is a Forbes contributor and author of Badass Your Brand: The Impatient Entrepreneur’s Guide to Turning Expertise into Profit (which you should definitely read). 

She has blown minds at events like the Million Dollar Women Summit and has been featured on MSNBC’s Your Business.

In addition to being an entrepreneur, speaker, and writer, Pia is a partner and brand strategist at Worstofall Design where they build “Badass Brands without the BS” for 1-3 person service businesses in 1-3 day intensives. Her company was named top “10 Design Firms Lead By Young People That Are Changing the Way We Look at the World” by Complex.

This is definitely not an episode you want to skip.

Resources Mentioned
Worstofall Design
Badass Mini Brandshrink

Sponsors
Gifyyy Booth
Freedom Edits

SFPP 80: How Ryan Welch Books Over 200 Weddings Per Year

SFPP 80: How Ryan Welch Books Over 200 Weddings Per Year

Joining me on the show today is Ryan Welch!

Ryan is the owner of a wedding photography and film studio, as well as being the co-founder of image outsourcing company Freedom Edits.

Based in the UK, the team at Ryan Welch Weddings photographs + films over 200 weddings a year! Ryan believes that the key to their success is the focus they place on their clients, adding value wherever they can to create an experience that is unrivaled. 

After struggling to find an image outsourcing solution that really worked for photographers who wanted to get off the hamster wheel that is editing, culling and album design, Ryan, alongside business partner Jacob McCarthy, launched Freedom Edits. Freedom Edits focuses on creating a personalized experience for their clients, thanks to their in-house team which is truly like no other. 

Resources Mentioned
Freedom Edits
Ryan Welch Weddings

Sponsors
Gifyyy Booth
Freedom Edits

SFPP 79: The Starving Artist Myth Featuring Kerstin Pressler

SFPP 79: The Starving Artist Myth Featuring Kerstin Pressler

Joining me on the show today is Kerstin Pressler!

Kerstin is a fine artist and jewelry designer who has been living the creative life for nearly a decade.

She's been a mentor + role model to visual artists who strive to live their creative passion (without suffering financially).

After having worked with hundreds of fellow creatives, she discovered that the starving artist myth is a trap and it’s time to learn how to let it go.

In this episode, Kerstin spreads positivity and destroys the myth of the starving artist + provides insight on how people can move forward in their businesses.

Resources Mentioned
Kerstin Pressler's Website
Kerstin Pressler's Instagram
Sparkling Creative Podcast
Sparkling Creative Community
The Lively Show
Scribd
Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Tony Robbin's Books
You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Sponsors
Gifyyy Booth
Freedom Edits