Photofocus Podcast

Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level, brought to you by Platypod, Photofocus and Skip Cohen University. Today we chat with photographer Levi Sim about how relationship building and being helpful has moved his photography forward.

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We discuss:

  • How Levi got started in his photography career
  • The importance of being helpful and having a thick skin as you build your photography business
  • The other elements of running a business besides taking photos
  • What's a typical day for Levi looks like
  • How Levi is using Platypod's Ultra Twin Pack
  • The most important lessons Levi has learned over his career
  • The role of relationship building
  • Advice for photographers just getting started

Levi can be found at:

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You can be the next guest on our podcast

Do you have an idea for a topic or want to hear from your favorite photographer or influencer in our industry? Send an email to skip@mei500.com or chamira@photofocus.com, with the subject line BEYOND TECHNIQUE IDEA. Then write a brief description of your topic or idea. If you are recommending someone, please include their name, contact information and state if you would like to be a guest host.

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Direct download: Beyond_Technique_Levi_Sim_October_2020.mp3
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Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today, we chat with Glen Clark. Glen discusses ways to get your foot in the door with companies for sponsorship opportunities. You don't want to miss this!

We discuss:

  • How Glen got started in the photography industry
  • How to begin the process of forming relationships with companies in order get sponsorships
  • Tips for building your skillset and doing your homework
  • Tips for building your brand
  • How speaking skills can ultimately help your long term goals
  • How to make the most out of networking at conferences
  • Why it's important to give a company a reason to want to form a sponsorship relationship with you
  • Advice for photographers just starting out

Glen can be found at @GlenAClark on social media

Be sure to let us know if you have any thoughts or questions in the comments section. We do our best to answer all questions in a timely manner.

You can be the next guest on our podcast

Do you have an idea for a topic or want to hear from your favorite photographer or influencer in our industry? Send an email to skip@mei500.com or chamira@photofocus.com, with the subject line MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS IDEA. Then write a brief description of your topic or idea. If you are recommending someone, please include their name, contact information and state if you would like to be a guest host.

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Direct download: MYOB_Glen_Clark_2020.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 8:00am EST

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