Episode 266: How to Build a Big Photography Business – Jodi Ramos

Are you looking to build a bigger brand for your business that includes a team of photographers?

In episode 266 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jodi Ramos of Millyard Studios discusses how she created a team of passionate photographers who help each other grow in their business. Listen in as she shares how you can build your team, create a healthy environment for collaboration, and find the right photographers for your brand.

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Show Notes

Brand Position: Following along in the journey of our clients’ lives. (5:36)

The Lesson: You can say anything you need to say, as long as you smile. (8:43)

Technique for Time: Map out your schedule for the entire year. (12:28)

Education Recommendations: Learn from other photographers, get a mentor, educate yourself on others’ experiences. (18:51)

The Gear Bag: Gear Ties & Chapstick (12:50)

Finding the Right Hire: (33:00)
1. Someone you can get along with and enjoy on a personal level.
2. Someone who has an interest in growing in the field and have experience in it.

Principles for Building a Big Business: (36:03)
1. Clarity – Pricing, workflow, and everything in your business is clear.
2. Listen – What is important to your client?
3. Be Kind

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