How to Make Money Through a Photo Booth Business

Are you considering going into the photo booth business? If so, congratulations! It’s a fun and interesting way to make money. Like any business, however, it isn’t without its quirks. As an entrepreneur in this field, it will be up to you to learn about this business and learn how to navigate the ups and downs and unique elements of it.

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5 Essential Tax Time Tips For Wedding Photographers

Somewhere around the first of the year, many wedding photographers and other creative entrepreneurs begin to feel a nagging, anxious feeling deep inside. No, it’s not the result of one too many holiday parties, but the dreaded “T” word … taxes.

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7 Tips to Help You Survive & Thrive Your First Year As a Creative Small Business

Tave is the CRM of choice for creative small business owners - especially those just starting out!

Starting a new business is exciting, invigorating, exhilarating — and also kind of terrifying. After all, following your dreams isn’t easy. It takes a special person to take a chance on becoming your own boss, whether you are offering videography services for weddings, becoming a freelance hair and makeup consultant, or opening your own floral business. Luckily, there are things you can do to help your creative business succeed.

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8 New Year’s Resolutions for Wedding Photographers

The New Year is fast approaching, and it’s time to make your resolutions. But instead of resolving to lose weight in the coming year or go quit smoking, why not focus your resolutions on managing your wedding photography business? Now is the perfect time to set goals for the coming year and map out ways to achieve them.

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When to Say ‘No’ to a Potential Client

You’ve worked hard to build your business. You’ve promoted yourself and networked. You’ve shown you can handle the demands and pressure of jobs big and small. You’ve done everything you can to grow your client list.

It may sound weird to hear us say this, but sometimes you’re going to have to turn down some of that business.

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Wedding Photographers & Second Shooters: Great Work Means A Great Relationship

A great relationship is the hallmark of great second shooters & lead photographers.

 

Being a wedding photographer, you’re almost guaranteed to have some incredibly unique experiences.

It’s one of those jobs where there’s always a certain amount of unpredictability, as you never know what exactly will happen on the day of the wedding. The weddings might be quirky, the happy couples might be extremely picky about their photographs or some of the tipsy relatives could have a few too many ideas about your photos.

With so many wild cards to deal with on the day of the wedding, you want to have at least a few things you can count on to be predictable and dependable.

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Táve + Gmail | Email integration with a little magic

Sending email with Táve + Google’s Gmail takes keeping track of your conversations with clients to a whole new level.

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If You Want To Eat, You Need A Business Plan

When it comes to profits and losses, creative success and business acumen often collide.

Photographers start their own business to practice their craft, as do other creative entrepreneurs. They want to develop their talents unfettered by a boss who holds creative control. Stylists, videographers and wedding planners have a vision they want to share with the world to make it a better, more beautiful place. They want to tell a story by manipulating sensory elements as only a gifted artist can.

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Embracing The Fear Of Failure

Fear can be a normal, natural part of life.

You may have a fear of snakes, and that’s great, because it keeps you from getting into a confrontation with a poisonous one.

You may have a fear of heights — that’s no problem, because it keeps you safe from dangerous cliffs.

You may have a fear of losing your kids in a crowd. Well, that just means you get to hold onto them extra tightly.

It’s when fear starts to become crippling that it becomes a problem. If fear keeps you from reaching for greater heights, you need to examine what’s holding you back.

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