Jan 15, 2020
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers
photographers to bring their businesses to the next level.
Today, Skip Cohen and Chamira Young discuss 29 ways to start
your year off right! From marketing to networking to reviewing your
price list, we talk about ways to make 2020 better than ever!
The 29 tips we discuss:
- Develop a routine to start each day
- Review your policies and get them off your website
- Review your price list
- Feed your brain, don't go stagnant, new things are developing
all time – read something inspirational
- Check your website and blog from different platforms – just
because it looks good on Chrome doesn’t mean it’s working in
- Keep a journal: this can vary per person, separate from my
- Review your database of customers
- Keep in touch with key clients
- Schedule one promotion a quarter – they don’t have to be big –
even something as simple as an email/direct mail blast is a
- Call your lab and ask, “What’s new?”
- Meet with your accountant early
- What gear do you need?
- Rent before you buy
- Start a networking luncheon - relationship building
- Review your galleries and clean them up
- Build stash of blog posts – if you’re not posting at least
twice a week, stop blogging
- What conventions/conferences are you attending in 2020 – hotel
- Never eat alone at a convention – breakfast, lunch and
- Hit YouTube and follow your favorite icons
- Take classes outside your comfort zone, it’s the only way
- Second shoot for another photographer – for free!
- Check to make sure your insurance is up to date
- Partner with other companies
- Host and open house (check it out
- Get your work on display in a local restaurant, dr’s office
- Get enough sleep, exercise
- Pay attention to burnout
- Ask for help when you need it - editing questions - reach out
to other photogs in your area, and online
- Hug your spouse…keep your family plugged into what’s going on
with your business
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thoughts or questions in the comments section. We do our best
to answer all questions in a timely manner.
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