21 episodes

This podcast helps photographers and all creative artists build a successful business and book more clients. Listen in to one-on-one coaching sessions with other photographers, creative entrepreneurs and special guests.

Creative Caffeine with Walid Azami Walid Azami

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

This podcast helps photographers and all creative artists build a successful business and book more clients. Listen in to one-on-one coaching sessions with other photographers, creative entrepreneurs and special guests.

    Great Photos, Terrible Captions! How copywriting can help you book more clients (w/Boomer Cruz)

    Great Photos, Terrible Captions! How copywriting can help you book more clients (w/Boomer Cruz)

    You're great at taking beautiful photographs, making videos, or applying makeup...but creating captions for social media or your website? That needs a little boost. Luckily I brought my friend Boomer Cruz to give you the best tips. He's the lead copywriter at SalesForce, a powerful SF-based ad agency. He's been responsible for campaigns with Virgin Airlines, Muscle Milk, Lyft, and more.

    Listen to the podcast now!


    HOW TO FIND BOOMER CRUZ:
    Boomer on Instagram
    Boomer's Website

    WALID'S INFO:

    Photography Pricing Course (STEP PRICING) here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/STEPpricing
    Masterclass/workshop here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/shop
    Photography Blog here https://photographybusinesscourse.com
    Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/walid.azami/
    Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/c/WalidAzamiTV
    Website here https://www.walidazami.com

    • 19 min
    Should You Start your own Photo Studio

    Should You Start your own Photo Studio

    Choosing to open a photography studio is a huge decision, and one that honestly, thousands of us make every year. Understanding the pros and cons of having a photography studio is important if you want your business to succeed. In this podcast, I talk about the things that you need to survive and thrive in this business for the long term, what you can make money on to support your business, and all the things that will bite you in the butt if you're not careful.

    Walid's Links

    The blog post about this episode https://photographybusinesscourse.com/open-photography-studio/

    Walid Azami Masterclass/workshop here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/shop

    Walid's Photography Blog here https://photographybusinesscourse.com

    Walid Azami Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/walid.azami/

    Walid Azami Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/c/WalidAzamiTV

    Walid Azami Website here https://www.walidazami.com

    • 21 min
    Photography Rates vs. Inflation

    Photography Rates vs. Inflation

    Did you know that if you don't raise your rates according to inflation, you will very likely go out of business? In the podcast episode (and blog post, see below) I'm going to show you how to do this with the blessing of your clients. 

    The blog for this podcast episode is here https://photographybusinesscourse.com/photography-business-inflation/



    Walid's Links

    Walid Azami Masterclass/workshop here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/shop

    Walid's Photography Blog here https://photographybusinesscourse.com

    Walid Azami Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/walid.azami/

    Walid Azami Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/c/WalidAzamiTV

    Walid Azami Website here https://www.walidazami.com

    • 21 min
    Photographers Ask these 4 Questions and Book More!

    Photographers Ask these 4 Questions and Book More!

    Many photographers (and videographers) will sit with the client during the first meeting. They won't know what to say or how to best maximize the opportunity. The first meeting is when the client decides if they want to hire you and for how much. Let's make the most of it and increase your rate of booking! You got this and I support you! 

    Watch this on Youtube: https://youtu.be/kip6wxm4WjM

    The blog about this post is here https://photographybusinesscourse.com/book-photo-clients/

    Walid's Links

    Walid Azami Masterclass/workshop here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/shop

    Walid's Photography Blog here https://photographybusinesscourse.com

    Walid Azami Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/walid.azami/

    Walid Azami Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/c/WalidAzamiTV

    Walid Azami Website here https://www.walidazami.com

    • 14 min
    Bad TikTok Habits for Photographers

    Bad TikTok Habits for Photographers

    TikTok, Instagram Reels, Youtube Shorts, etc... there's a right way to do it and there's a wrong way to do it. In this podcast I am going to tell you habits to avoid and what to build. The instruction is for creatives and photographers who wish to earn an income from their art. If you are doing for just the fun of it, or you want to become an influencer - then you can skip this episode. 

    You can find the full article and YouTube video for this topic here https://photographybusinesscourse.com/photography-tiktok-tips/

    Walid's Links

    Walid Azami Masterclass/workshop here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/shop

    Walid's Photography Blog here https://photographybusinesscourse.com

    Walid Azami Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/walid.azami/

    Walid Azami Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/c/WalidAzamiTV

    Walid Azami Website here https://www.walidazami.com

    • 13 min
    Start Charging with THIS Method (Applies for All Artists)

    Start Charging with THIS Method (Applies for All Artists)

    If you are an artist who does not know how to charge, hasn't started, then listen to this! This is an excellent starting point to charging for your work. It's great for photographers, videographers, and even all other types of visual artists. See the entire blog post with graphics regarding this podcast for extra help! https://photographybusinesscourse.com/photography-pricing-beginners/



    Walid's Links

    Walid Azami Masterclass/workshop here https://go.photographybusinesscourse.com/shop

    Walid's Photography Blog here https://photographybusinesscourse.com

    Walid Azami Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/walid.azami/

    Walid Azami Youtube here https://www.youtube.com/c/WalidAzamiTV

    Walid Azami Website here https://www.walidazami.com

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

SkyPoint Studios ,

One of the best pods for business photography!

Great listen, highly recommended!!

Matteo 3381 ,

Great Advice!

Great realistic advice from a true pro. I’ve been following Walid on social for quite some time and he’s the real deal. He breaks down his craft concisely and gives you tips to help you grow your business and be a true pro yourself!

chibabes312 ,

Best mentor!!

When I came across Walid, I was shocked to see how amazing he is. He really gets you to think about your business ideas, concept and how to think outside the box. Thanks to him and his coaching, I’ve learn tons of new ways to approach my business in a different way. Walid you’re an amazing person!