128 episodes

Stories and career inspiration from professional photographers

Photo Field Notes Podcast: Career Advice for Photographers Allie Siarto: Photographer and Photography Educator

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    • 4.7, 66 Ratings

Stories and career inspiration from professional photographers

    Episode 152: How to Diversify Your Photo Business with Photography Classes (Even with Social Distancing) with Cyrissa Carlson

    Episode 152: How to Diversify Your Photo Business with Photography Classes (Even with Social Distancing) with Cyrissa Carlson

    You may remember Cyrissa Carlson from Episode 104 about social media marketing. Today, she's back to talk about how you can diversify your photography business through local photo classes, even in the age of social distancing.

    • 30 min
    Episode 151: Episode 151: How to Find Your First (or Next) 10 Photo Clients with Emily Jenks

    Episode 151: Episode 151: How to Find Your First (or Next) 10 Photo Clients with Emily Jenks

    Today on the podcast, episode is sharing her strategies for finding your first (or next) ten paying clients. Learn how she made more money as a photographer than she did as an attorney.

    • 31 min
    Episode 150: Stand Out by Tapping into the Unique Stories of Clients with Stormy Solis

    Episode 150: Stand Out by Tapping into the Unique Stories of Clients with Stormy Solis

    Stormy Solis is an award winning family photographer based out of Denver, Colorado. She captures poetic moments in epic locations around the world. Her photography is full of heart and imperfect like people. Her deep rooted love of nature and honest moments are reflected in her work.

    We're talking about why tapping into the heart of our work and the unique stories of each family we capture is more important now than ever, in the come-back from COVID as non-essential business owners.

    • 32 min
    Episode 149: The Five Steps of the Selling Staircase with Nikki Rausch

    Episode 149: The Five Steps of the Selling Staircase with Nikki Rausch

    I'm taking with Nikki Rausch from Sales Maven about how photographers can approach sales without feeling like cheesy sales people. We'll walk through the the five steps of the selling staircase, including how to create a positive first impression that establishes a real connection and the difference between using a ‘cat-calling’ and ‘dog-calling’ technique to create curiosity with potential clients (Spoiler: cats are better than dogs in this instance).

    • 38 min
    Episode 148: Navigating Unemployment and Accounting as a Photographer in the Age of Coronavirus with Andrew Jordan

    Episode 148: Navigating Unemployment and Accounting as a Photographer in the Age of Coronavirus with Andrew Jordan

    Accountant, Andrew Jordan, jumps on the phone to answer questions about photographers facing income loss and unemployment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    • 11 min
    Episode 147: Why Google Ads and Remarketing Could Be Game Changers for Your Photography Business with Deirdre Andrews

    Episode 147: Why Google Ads and Remarketing Could Be Game Changers for Your Photography Business with Deirdre Andrews

    Marketing expert, Deirdre Andrews, walks us through how she used Google Ads and remarketing to grow her brother and sister-in-laws dance studio into one of the top dance schools in their city, and how you can use these tools to grow your photo business in combination with SEO.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as a photographer who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started carving out a profitable niche that’s ready to grow - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Allie does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving photography business and life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

JessR0121 ,

Great for New AND Seasoned Photographers

I love this podcast! I am a newer photographer and find this super helpful with the array of topics Allie covers. Thank you for sharing all this info with us!

AliMVrbas ,

Such great insight!

Allie, thank you for all the amazingly helpful information you have shared! All of your content is so great! Also, your format is informative and organized. I really appreciate that you are so quick and to the point.

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