Who really is your target market??

Every product, every service, every business either appeals or has the potential to appeal much more strongly to a certain definable group of people than it appeals to all people. Yet despite this fact, most photographers get only to their grade-A prospects by lucky accident – by throwing their message out to anybody and everybody and letting the right people find it. This […]

The Secret to Massive Growth: Systems

This is a principle that really struck me when I read Michael Gerber’s famous book, The E-Myth: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work And What To Do About It. If you haven’t read this book yet, go get a copy today and start reading. This is a must read for anyone running their own business.

One of […]

The Magic in Headlines

Photography Marketing Tip of the Week

Recently I was reviewing some advertisements for other photographers in a few different magazines, some national and some local. And the biggest thing that kept hitting me again and again was the exceptionally poor use of headlines.

The only way that you will get potential readers to actually read through […]

“Do You Know Who You Are Talking To?”

Photography Marketing Tip of the Week

One of the ten commandments of marketing is “Know Thy Customer.”  Without having a thorough understanding of who you are trying to attract, you are not very likely to capture many ideal clients.  Yes, you might still find some, much like a blind archer with an unlimited amount of […]

The Power of Print

In a day where the latest electronics and apps are all the rage, it’s easy to feel like printed materials are simply a thing of the past. In fact, there are many companies which operate only electronically, trying to cut costs as much as possible.

Yet without fail, each week, I still receive offer after […]