36 episodes

Are you a pet photographer hoping to start or grow your business so that you can finally live the life of YOUR design? Welcome to your one-stop-shop for practical tips, actionable strategies, detailed case studies, interviews with industry leaders, and everything else you need to start making money in pet photography. - Your host is Nicole Begley, a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer. Nicole has been running a successful pet photography business since 2010 and is also the founder of Hair of the Dog Academy where she has helped people just like you build profitable pet photography businesses all around the world. - In this show, you will learn about photographing animals, starting your pet photography business, working with clients, pricing your photography, selling your photographic art, marketing your photography business, and creating an incredible client experience.

Hair of the Dog Podcast Nicole Begley

    • Visual Arts
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Are you a pet photographer hoping to start or grow your business so that you can finally live the life of YOUR design? Welcome to your one-stop-shop for practical tips, actionable strategies, detailed case studies, interviews with industry leaders, and everything else you need to start making money in pet photography. - Your host is Nicole Begley, a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer. Nicole has been running a successful pet photography business since 2010 and is also the founder of Hair of the Dog Academy where she has helped people just like you build profitable pet photography businesses all around the world. - In this show, you will learn about photographing animals, starting your pet photography business, working with clients, pricing your photography, selling your photographic art, marketing your photography business, and creating an incredible client experience.

    From just starting out to celebrating 10 years in business

    From just starting out to celebrating 10 years in business

    In the spirit of our current open enrollment window for the Hair of the Dog Academy, this week I take you behind the scenes to share the "tail" of two photographers. You'll eavesdrop on some recent one-on-one laser coaching sessions, an Academy resource for helping members work through any business issue that they're wrestling with.

    • 30 min
    What you REALLY need to get started in business

    What you REALLY need to get started in business

    Today I'm stripping things down to the bare minimum. Cutting away all the nice-to-haves and this-can-come-laters. Listen to find out exactly what you need—and what you don't—to get started with your pet photography business.

    • 32 min
    From Branding to Partnering with Holly Montgomery

    From Branding to Partnering with Holly Montgomery

    In this week's episode, Holly offers advice on creating magnetic branding to attract your ideal clients, and also shares some insights on how photographers can build strategic retail partnerships.

    • 50 min
    Community over Competition with Holly Cook and Marika Moffitt

    Community over Competition with Holly Cook and Marika Moffitt

    033 - Being a pet photographer can be a lonely business, working from home at something your friends and family might not understand. Creating connections with others in the industry offers both a source of inspiration, and a path to feeling less...

    • 40 min
    Squashing Imposter Syndrome with Heather Lahtinen

    Squashing Imposter Syndrome with Heather Lahtinen

    Today Heather and I talk about an affliction common to so many pet photographers: Imposter Syndrome. Find out exactly what it is, why it arises, and learn 10 powerful strategies for overcoming this limiting set of beliefs.

    • 42 min
    Easy Accounting with Candus Kampfer

    Easy Accounting with Candus Kampfer

    QuickBooks specialist Candus Kampfer joins me in this week's episode to take the fear out of finances, and to show you why you really, really want to get a handle on your books.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Gonzalez Katherine ,

Simply AWESOME!

OMG I am always amazed of all the great things that Nicole Begley creates for the pet photography community. This postcast is GOLD! and I can't wait to hear more

Canuck3641 ,

Loving This!

I have a long commute to work- listening to your podcast is great. There is alway gold nuggets of information that I love learning about.
Thank you so much for bringing this element of your education to us. It’s fantastic!

Furkidmama ,

A great listen for any pet photographer!

I love how Nicole gives practical strategies you can implement immediately. After each episode I feel like I’m much more focused and ready to take action!

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