Turn your creative interest into a career with your host, and highly sought after Sacramento-based family Photographer, Jillian Goulding. Get ready to join a space where you can chase your dreams and build something beautiful. In this weekly podcast you’ll get to listen in on conversations with other artists as they talk about strategy, business wins, insights and balancing their overall lives. Each week you’ll walk away with real life stories that can springboard you into building applicable strategies that will grow a balanced business life. You too can turn your creative passion into profits.
Bringing Stories To Life Through Video
Today we’re joined by Amber Walder, a motherhood, newborn and family photographer + filmmaker based in eastern South Dakota to talk about her own business and motherhood journey, struggles on her entrepreneurial path, what lights her up about documenting children especially, how she got into video, her fav equipment & gear, plus her tips for running a smooth session and what to start with if you’re interested in videography. As a retired labor and delivery nurse and mama to four cute kiddos (3 boys + 1 girl) and one fur baby, Ruthie the Bernedoodle, Amber has her hands full yet has the BEST perspective on life, dream-chasing, and building a career that grows with you. Tune in now to feel inspired (and feel like you’ve met a new BFF)!
5 Steps To Turn Your Hobby Into A Profitable Business
You do it for fun, you do it for a creative outlet… but could it be something more? Could you really turn your creative hobby into a career? Today’s episode is a solo show with Jillian taking you through five steps to turn your hobby into a profitable business. She will show you how to let go of fear and take action, set goals for yourself and your business, reflect and make decisions, build your portfolio, and basically? Do all the business things and turn your creative passions into a wildly successful biz that’s run the way YOU want it to run. You deserve to do work that lights you up in every way imaginable. This is the roadmap to get you there.
Link to join Photo 101 -https://jilliangoulding.com/photo-101
Link to join the wait list for Art & Heart Photography Academy that launches in January, 2022 - https://jilliangouldingphotography.activehosted.com/f/3
Balancing Motherhood & Your Photography Business With Sophia Lea
I can’t WAIT for you to listen to today’s episode with Sophie Lee, a beautiful mother of three from Sydney, Australia, who has built her photography business on a laptop at her kitchen table into a now 6-figure business with her own studio, several team members, and a shooting schedule that often books 12 months in advance. She’s sharing all about actionable techniques for how to push past self-doubt and limiting beliefs, plus how to gain confidence early in your photography career and the power of using our art to help our clients build their confidence. It’s a good one, friends!
Art vs. Business: What’s More Important As Photographers? with Naomi Hopkins
Today’s episode is all about the importance of being an “artist before a business owner” with special guest and my friend Naomi Hopkins. Naomi is a well-known family and portrait photographer in Atlanta, Georgia, and she is especially known for her fun personality, her unlimited knowledge about business, and her willingness to always help others level-up their business. We’re talking about her top three business tips for other photogs who are feeling burnt out, how to stay in love with our art, and how to stay in your own lane and quit the comparison game, on social media especially.
Naomi Hopkins - Guest
How Do You Really Make Your Photo Biz Official? with Corri Butler
So many photographers launch a business because of a passion and dream to inspire others, tell stories, and chase their creativity. But, when it comes to the technical aspects of running a business? *Womp womp* … that’s less than exciting for most creatives. Enter: the incredible Idaho-based photographer Corri Butler, who’s mastered the art and the business side of things—and makes the biz side way more interesting and fun! In today’s episode, she’s sharing all the things photographers need to keep in mind when it comes to growing and making their business legit: contracts, systems, and what to set up to stay organized and efficient! Tune in for Corri’s top 3 tips for those who struggle with systems, her favorite strategies to simplify the business side of things, and where to start if this stuff makes you feel *slightly* clueless.
Own Your Doubt & Build it Anyway with Jesse Salter
Ever wonder if you have what it takes to start your own photography business? In today’s episode with my friend and Midwest-based newborn photographer, Jesse Salter, we talk all about how everyone starts somewhere and what to do if your doubts or limiting beliefs are holding you back from starting your own passion-filled photo biz. We all have a story to share and no one’s is perfect, no matter what you see on social media. Jesse shares her story of starting and how she built her business to eventually launch a gorgeous boho-chic studio space and now mentor other aspiring photographers. Tune in for the unbelievable lessons she’s learned along her journey and how you can use them as fuel for your own growth!
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✨from your loving daughter✨
Amazing Resource For New and Established Photographers
Jillian has such a heart for helping others and she’s so dang good at it. I’ve been looking for a podcast like this since I dove into photography about a year ago and it finally exists!
Jillian is such a breath of fresh air!
If you’re a creative or aspiring photographer, this show will leave you with tons of inspiration, strategy, and joy! Such interesting topics and fun conversations.