Episode 220: Significant Relationships Your Brand Needs – Kelsey Christine and Britt Hyatt

Relationships for Business

Are you making an effort to network and build relationships for your photography business? If not, you may be missing out on opportunities to grow!

In episode 220 of the Bokeh Podcast, Kelsey Christine and Britt Hyatt of Launch Your Day Dream discuss three significant relationships you should be focusing on in your business. Listen in as they share how to approach these relationships, and where you can find them!

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Time Technique:
Britt – Set office hours and communicate them to your clients.
Kelsey – Create a structured schedule based on categories.

How to Stay Focused:
The Power of Now
You are a BadAss at Making Money

The Lesson:
Kelsey – Figure out what you want to specialize in and embrace that niche.
Britt – Build relationships and network with others.

Relationships for Your Photography Business:
1. Client Relationships
2. Collaborative Relationships
3. Community

Think About the Client Experience:
Are you making it easy to move through your process?
Are you setting expectations?
Are you giving your clients motivation to continue to work with you?

Places to Create Collaborative Relationships:
Facebook Groups
Meetup.com
Styled Shoots and Vendor Relationships
Workshops and Networking Events

Links:
launchyourdaydream.com
instagram.com/launchyourdaydream
WTF is Branding FB Group: bit.ly/bp-wtfbranding
Rising Tide Society: risingtidesociety.com
Dubsado.com
Asana.com
Paper Cover for iPad: bit.ly/bp-papercover
The Rise of Superman: bit.ly/bp-superman
The Untethered Soul: bit.ly/bp-untethered
nevicavazquez.com

Episode 185: Workflow Wednesday: Networking (Part 2: The Methodology) – Nathan, Haylee, Heather, & Rich

Networking - The Methodology

Are you proactively making connections in order to grow your photography business?

In episode 185 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan, Haylee, Heather, and Rich discuss the importance of networking with intention! Listen in as they share the methodology in building relationships with potential clients, vendors, and others in order to build and market your business.

The audio from Workflow Wednesday episodes is from our weekly Facebook Live videos. Tune in live on Wednesdays at 2:00PM EST, at facebook.com/photogsedit

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Connect:
richsmithphotography.net
@richsmithphoto
@heathersmithrsp
hayleegaffin.com
@hayleegaffin
@nathanholritz
photographersedit.com
@photogsedit
bokehpodcast.com
@bokehpodcast

Links:
shootproof.com
Petapixel Article
whcc.com
Eventbrite.com
creativemornings.com
aaf.org
risingtidesociety.com
uschamber.com
bni.com
ypchattanooga.org
cwli.org

Episode 183: Workflow Wednesday: Networking (Part 1: The Philosophy) – Nathan, Haylee, Heather, & Rich

Networking - Workflow Wednesday

Are you proactively making an effort to grow your photography business offline?⠀

In episode 183 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan, Haylee, Heather, and Rich discuss the importance of networking! Listen in as they share the philosophy behind building relationships with others in order to build and market your business.

The audio from Workflow Wednesday episodes is from our weekly Facebook Live videos. Tune in live on Wednesdays at 2:00PM EST, at facebook.com/photogsedit

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Connect:
richsmithphotography.net
@richsmithphoto
@heathersmithrsp
hayleegaffin.com
@hayleegaffin
@nathanholritz
photographersedit.com
@photogsedit
bokehpodcast.com
@bokehpodcast

Links:
bit.ly/workflowwednesday
Reawaken the Giant Within – Tony Robbins: bit.ly/bp-reawaken

 

Episode 149: How to Build a Photography Community – Latoya Dixon Smith

Community - Latoya Dixon Smith

Are you longing to make connections and build relationships with other photographers in your community? Fulfilling that sense of belonging in any industry is invaluable.

In episode 149 of the Bokeh Podcast, Latoya Dixon Smith of the Queen Photographers shares how she grew her Facebook group of 30 women in South Carolina to an international collaborative of black women photographers around the globe. Listen as she provides 3 helpful tips to launching and maintaining a photography community.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Time Technique: She hired a business coach to help her manage her time and know what was worth investing herself into. This coach helped her build a system that allows her to stay focused and accomplish her goals. Now, she sets aside time each day to journal and reflect.

Lesson Learned: It is hard to be transparent, but it will allow you to connect with your ideal clients.

The Gear Bag: Sigma Art 35mm lens

Helpful Tips to Launching a Photography Community:
1. You have to be selfless.
2. Regularly engage and show up.
3. Be flexible in how you’ll serve your community

Mentioned in this Episode:
Sierra Collins: sierracphotography.com
Brown Girl with a Camera – Ruby Melton: bgwac.com
Latia Curtis Makeup Artist: latiacurtis.com
Anna of Urban Petals: urbanpetalsllc.com
Ola Kimble: olakimble.com
Catalyst Wedding Co: catalystwedco.com
Tomayia Colvin: tomayiacolvin.com
Catherine Ray – Evergreen Era Films: evergreenerafilms.com

Links:
Website: latoyadixon.com
Instagram: instagram.com/latoyadixonphotography/