SFPP 127: Let’s Talk About Money

SFPP 127: Let’s Talk About Money

Do any of the following statements resonate with you?
“I don't make enough money”
“How do I raise my prices?”
“I feel guilty charging my clients for something they could get cheaper”
“Why would they pay me more!? I’m not doing anything any differently than anyone else”
In today's episode, I tackle the various limiting beliefs surrounding money + provide other possibilities to consider when the weight of MONEY comes crashing down around us.

Resources Mentioned
Abundance Workshop
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
You Are A Badass At Making Money by Jen Sincero
Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
Money Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Tony Robbins

Sponsors
Gusto – Fully integrated online HR services: payroll, benefits and everything else.
Freshbooks – Small business accounting software that makes billing easy + painless.

SFPP 126: Getting Started With Personal Brand Photography Featuring Meg McMillan

SFPP 126: Getting Started With Personal Brand Photography Featuring Meg McMillan

Before Meg figured out how to make a cushy career out of taking photos, she felt like she was failing.

Meg knew she was meant for more than a 9-5 job, but her dream of being an entrepreneur seemed impossible.

Desperate for change, she moved abroad to teach English, travel and purchased her first DSLR camera.

It was love at first click.

Meg initially thought she was going to be a wedding photographer, but then she found brand photography and in less than a year after her first client session she was able to go full time as a photographer!

Now that she's created a thriving business that not only fills her wallet but also her heart, she wants to help other photographers achieve the same.

In today's episode, Meg and I talk about…

  • How personal brand photography different from brand photography
  • The power of creating a niche within your niche (niche-ception)
  • How to get started with personal brand photography
  • The best way to acquire your FIRST personal brand photography client

Resources Mentioned
Abundance Workshop
Free brand photography guide
megmariephoto.com
Instagram (@meg_marie_photo)
Facebook (@MagnetizeYourPhotographyBrand)

Sponsors
Gusto – Fully integrated online HR services: payroll, benefits and everything else.
Freshbooks – Small business accounting software that makes billing easy + painless.

SFPP 125: How To Automate Your Social Media Workflow Featuring Scott Wyden

SFPP 125: How To Automate Your Social Media Workflow Featuring Scott Wyden

Scott Wyden is the Chief Community Officer at Imagely, the author of numerous books, and a regular YouTuber. He can be found teaching photographers about photography, WordPress and online marketing on his website, the Imagely website, and other venues like Photofocus and Digital Photography School.

In today's episode, Scott and I talk about…

  • How to link your blog posts to your social media accounts and drip out content
  • The one thing you MUST do if you run a FB community
  • Two resources that will tell you exactly what to hashtag on Instagram
  • Did you know Google My Business has a social media component? Yeah, me either. We talk about what it is and how to use it.

Resources Mentioned
scottwyden.com
Imagely

Sponsors
Photo Plus Expo – Use the promo code “SIXFIGURE” @ checkout to register for free!
Freshbooks – Small business accounting software that makes billing easy + painless.

SFPP 124: How To Fill Your Calendar With Amazing Dream Clients Featuring Erin Youngren

SFPP 124: How To Fill Your Calendar With Amazing Dream Clients Featuring Erin Youngren

Erin Youngren is on a mission to transform the hearts and minds of burned out wedding photographers and teach them how to create life-giving businesses they absolutely love.

In today's episode, Erin and I discuss

  • The 3 levels of weird that will help you understand your ideal client
  • The “Picture of Happiness” technique and how to implement it
  • What the PCR system is (and how it can help you identify your ideal client)
  • The questions you must ask in order to deeper understand what your clients care about

Resources Mentioned
Dreamie Class
Creative Rising

Sponsors
Photo Plus Expo – Use the promo code “SIXFIGURE” @ checkout to register for free!
Freshbooks – Small business accounting software that makes billing easy + painless.

SFPP 123: Maximizing Profits With Kim Dawson

SFPP 123: Maximizing Profits With Kim Dawson

Kim Dawson is the producer of The Sassy Strategist Podcast and a no-nonsense business strategist specializing in helping creatives connect their ambition to their desired results.

In today's episode, Kim and I talk about how to best price photography services, how to identify the right niche market for your business, and how to design your packages + service offerings to maximize profitability.

Resources Mentioned
The Sassy Strategist Podcast
Free Pricing Template

Sponsors
Photo Plus Expo – Use the promo code “SIXFIGURE” @ checkout to register for free!
Freshbooks – Small business accounting software that makes billing easy + painless.