Stories, business advice, marketing ideas, and career inspiration from professional photographers
Episode 189: Owning the Role of CEO in Your Photography Business with Ashley Freehan
Ashley Freehan is a multi-passionate entrepreneur. She is a business coach for photographers, a brand photographer, and podcaster. She is passionate about helping photographers confidently step into their role as CEO in their business so that they can increase their profits, while working less and without sacrificing their family or their sanity. She does this through her podcast and group coaching program called the Side Hustler to CEO.
Episode 188: Money Management for Photographers with Erinn Bridgman
As a money management coach, Erinn Bridgman empowers entrepreneurs to design businesses that are not just ‘profitable’, but actually grow their personal wealth. Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, Erinn cut her chops by scaling her photography business to over six figures in under two years, affording her the capital to begin funding the real estate empire she and her husband now run. Erinn now supports business owners to not just ‘scale their business’ but to use it as a means for building personal wealth.
Does Your Photography Business Have an Emergency Plan?
What if you're too sick to photography your session or event? What's happens to your business if something happens to you? In this short episode, I'm setting out simple steps you can take to put together an emergency plan for your business.
Episode 186: Is the IPS Photography Model Manipulative?
I try to show different viewpoints on this podcast, and for the past few weeks, I've been really digging in to understand why I left the in person sales model and why it never felt quite right to me. After discovering the podcast Duped: The Dark Side of Online Marketing with Michelle Mazur and Maggie Patterson, I realized that in person sales has potential to be emotionally manipulative toward clients. Buckle up as I dig into my research and share stories to back up these points. I'm also sharing a better way to offer clients the full service, including opportunities to get art into their homes, without manipulation and hard sells.
Episode 185: Advancing Your Photography Skills with Marc Silber
Marc Silber is a photographer, a three-time best-selling author, film-maker, and the producer of the popular YouTube series Advancing Your Photography. Today's he's sharing his photography journey, from going to school with Annie Leibovitz to guiding other photographers on their own journeys.
Episode 184: How to Automate Onboarding Workflows with Charlotte Isaac
Charlotte Isaac is a Business Operations Consultant who gave up her role as a corporate ops manager inside of a creative agency so that she could serve small business owners who love their people just as much as she does hers. Through her signature program, Ease Seekers Society, and her DIY Dubsado shop, Charlotte helps overwhelmed and overworked entrepreneurs build customized solutions so they can serve their clients better, automate busywork, and feel confident in their business.
Such a great podcast!
Love this podcast! Such great information for photographers!
Allie is my go to for photography business advice!
Allie’s podcast is so relevant and on point with the challenges I face as a photographer. She is personable, talented, and I never feel like I’m wasting my time listening. That’s important to me.
One of my favorite podcasts I’ve ever listened to!!