57 episodes

Wedding photographers: does the idea of "selling" to your clients make you feel incredibly uncomfortable? Do you want to increase profits and take your business to the next level, but also avoid being too "sales-y" at all costs? Most importantly: is your #1 priority giving your clients the very best experience possible? We need to talk! Everyone Wins is a podcast the flips traditional sales on its head, focusing on a start-to-finish sales process that always puts your client's needs FIRST. Despite what you may believe about the word "sales," the most effective way to sell to your client today is to serve, serve, serve. This action-focused, incredibly practical podcast will give you the tools you need to transform your client experience from start to finish in order to increase your profit, maximize your clients' experience and turn your client base into raving fans. Discover why the Client-First Sales Method is the ONLY way to move your business forward!

Everyone Wins: Client-First Sales for Wedding Photographers Hannah Bjorndal

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Wedding photographers: does the idea of "selling" to your clients make you feel incredibly uncomfortable? Do you want to increase profits and take your business to the next level, but also avoid being too "sales-y" at all costs? Most importantly: is your #1 priority giving your clients the very best experience possible? We need to talk! Everyone Wins is a podcast the flips traditional sales on its head, focusing on a start-to-finish sales process that always puts your client's needs FIRST. Despite what you may believe about the word "sales," the most effective way to sell to your client today is to serve, serve, serve. This action-focused, incredibly practical podcast will give you the tools you need to transform your client experience from start to finish in order to increase your profit, maximize your clients' experience and turn your client base into raving fans. Discover why the Client-First Sales Method is the ONLY way to move your business forward!

    3 Business-transforming Questions to Ask Yourself Weekly

    3 Business-transforming Questions to Ask Yourself Weekly

    Something I have noticed in all the great creative entrepreneurs that I’ve encountered is the desire for personal development. The best and most successful business owners that I know would all consider themselves lifelong learners, eager to be the best versions of themselves possible. Sound familiar?


    If you’re listening to this podcast right now, I’m guessing this resonates with you. You are eager to grow. You also are eager for your business to be the very best it can be. You don’t want to settle for “good enough” - right?


    Well, first of all, I just have to say I really love that attitude! An eagerness to learn and grow shows that you have the humility to learn from those wiser than you, and you have the wisdom to know that you just don’t have the answers to everything. So, kudos to you! I already know we’d be good friends. :)


    Sometimes, in the race to grow our businesses to be the very best that they can be, we forget to keep up with what’s happening on a day-to-day basis. Those things that you’re already doing as a business owner - how things are going currently - sometimes can be overlooked. So today, I want to slow you down for a sec and help you think more carefully about how to be mindful of where your business is at in the here-and-now. Let’s get started!

    RESOURCES:
    Coaching with Hannah Bjorndal
    Everyone Wins Private Facebook Community

    • 13 min
    How to Build a Team with Nancy Ray (& Determining if it's Right for You)

    How to Build a Team with Nancy Ray (& Determining if it's Right for You)

    I've received a lot of questions about team-building and adding associates to my photography company over the last few years.  So, for this episode, I decided to go back to my own source of information for all things team building: Nancy Ray. Nancy is a believer, wife, mama, photographer, blogger, and speaker. She is the host of the Work and Play podcast, and she speaks regularly at several conferences and retreats, sharing her inspiration and providing practical resources for living and an integrated life.

    Nancy formerly owned Nancy Ray Photography - a flourishing wedding photography company with several associate photographers on the team! She has so much to share about this topic - listen in now!

    RESOURCES:
    WORK & PLAY PODCAST
    Nancy Ray's Website
    Top 3 Reasons I Built a Team (W&P Podcast)
    Hiring Part 1: 5 Ways to Know You’re Ready (W&P Podcast)
    Hiring Part 2: Hiring the RIGHT Person and Keeping Them  (W&P Podcast)
    5 Ways to Become a Leader People Want to Follow   

    • 1 hr 3 min
    5 Ways to Avoid Burnout & Create More Time in Your Life

    5 Ways to Avoid Burnout & Create More Time in Your Life

    Have you ever said this statement to a friend, a spouse or partner, a peer in your industry . . . or maybe you’ve just written it in your journal?


    I know what I need to be doing, I just don’t have the time right now to do it.


    I really hope I’m not alone here, because I definitely was saying this pretty much on a daily basis to my husband for several years. I knew exactly what it would take to achieve XYZ successes and accomplishments that I was aiming for. I had learned all the strategies - through podcasts, courses, networking events, mentorships, you name it. I knew I could see the finish line. But for about two full years, absolutely nothing changed in my business. I worked roughly the same number of hours and made roughly the same amount of money. I was disappointed with the same things in my business as I had been two years previously. All the changes that were taking place in my business honestly felt marginal. 

     And I think you already know what happens at the end of this story, right? No one can keep on keeping on with a business when your heart and your mind are dreaming of all that could be, but NOTHING actually ever happens. I hit a wall - I was burnt out. My work suffered, and as a result, my clients suffered. Maybe you’ve experienced this too.


    I hear a lot (and I mean A LOT) of small business owners say that exact phrase - I know what I need to be doing, I just don’t have enough time right now to do it. And what makes me really sad is that I will hear this same phrase over and over again over the course of weeks, months and even years. 


    So today, I want to tackle this topic and share what I think so many business owners are getting totally wrong. Listen now!

    LINKS:
    FREE GUIDE: How to Create a Life & Business vision
    Episode #30: The Single Best Thing I Did for My Business (and Life!) in 2020

    • 26 min
    What I Haven't Shared with You Yet on Everyone Wins (& What's Coming!)

    What I Haven't Shared with You Yet on Everyone Wins (& What's Coming!)

    WELCOME BACK! You might have noticed that I’ve been gone for a while. This past spring, I took about 6 weeks off from podcasting, which turned into a four-month break while I worked on making this podcast better and re-evaluating:  where exactly do I want this podcast to go? What is our focus? What do my listeners MOST need? And . . . here we are! 

    I'm back to our regularly-programmed podcast episodes, but with a newly-refined vision in mind. Click play to hear more!

    • 24 min
    Reflections: 1 Year of Podcasting!

    Reflections: 1 Year of Podcasting!

    Hi friend! So, I can hardly believe it, but I have been podcasting for a FULL YEAR. Where has the time gone? At the beginning of 2020, I committed to showing up weekly and posting a new podcast every single week. And guess what, we made it! This is episode 52!
    Today’s episode is on the shorter side, and it’s definitely more geared towards my loyal listeners, so if this is the very first episode you’re listening to . . . well, I’d suggest starting with a different one! What I’m sharing today is a little bit of a personal look inside my life and my experience as a podcaster and also giving you a little teaser as to what is to come in this second year of Everyone Wins!

    • 7 min
    How to Know if a Mentor or Business Coach is Right for You (and the BIG Difference Between the Two!)

    How to Know if a Mentor or Business Coach is Right for You (and the BIG Difference Between the Two!)

    Today, I’m we’re talking about mentors, business coaches, what the difference is, and how to know if working with one of these types of people is right for you!I decided on this topic recently for a few reasons. First of all, I see lots and lots of talk...

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

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21 Ratings

Jessica Burdge ,

A favorite!

This is one of my favorite podcasts! Full of helpful tips to implement into your business right away. Hannah answers my questions every time.

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A must-listen!

SO glad I stumbled across this podcast - super valuable tips

Anna Fabian ,

An incredible resource!

Hannah provides a wealth of knowledge in an entertaining and concise manner. Her passion, enthusiasm, professionalism, and kindness shine through in every episode. Even as a seasoned professional, I learn from her every time I tune in! Such valuable content.

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