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Episode 565: How to Start a Cost-Conscious Wedding Photo Business – Alex MacNaughton

Taking the leap from journalism photography to wedding photography isn’t an easy feat, but if you’re going to make the jump, the best way to do it is to land in a (brand) position that you’ve planned for!

In episode 565 of The Bokeh Podcast, we sit down for a brand consultation with Alex MacNaughton on how to create a wedding photography business with affordable pricing in mind. Listen in to hear advice on branding, marketing, creating a website, and many more facets of a photography business, plus amazing resources to get started!

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Show Notes

Alex’s Photography Background (6:36)

What drew Alex into wanting to shoot weddings (14:07)

Thoughts on reaching financial goals without becoming burned out (20:51)

Brand Positioning of Competition (24:36)

Brand Position Statement (29:55)

Pricing (33:43)

Post Process Services (38:08)

Website and SEO (44:00)

Marketing (54:32)
1. Google Performance Max
2. Facebook and Instagram

Workflow (1:06:37)
– CRMs 
– Calendly
– Google Suite

Links:
https://www.charitywater.org
alexmacnaughton.com
instagram.com/alexmacnaughton
keywordseverywhere.com
pic-time.com
wordpress.com
flothemes.com
squarespace.com
nathanholritz.com
yoast.com
Episode 432: SEO for Photographers – Corey Potter & Dylan Howell
Episode 511: UX and SEO for Higher Website Conversions – Julia Bocchese
Episode 535: A Fresh Approach on SEO Tactics – Feuza Reis
calendly.com
CRM Article: blog.bloom.io