Finding Clients

How to get the right clients who want more than just digital files.

Episode 10: How to Be a Boutique Photographer Without a Photography Studio

By Sarah Petty | July 7, 2020

We’re convinced our clients will have sticker shock when they see our prices, and then see our studio or lack of studio. Today, I’m going to show you how you can be a boutique photographer without a photography studio. And …

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Episode 9: Hate Selling Your Photography? Hit Play!

By Sarah Petty | July 6, 2020

It saddens me how much guilt, shame, and anxiety photographers have over selling their photography. Being paralyzed by the fear of being rejected or the thought of coming off as pushy or salesy. But instead of feeling good about keeping …

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Episode 8: How to Work From Home with Kids And Still Get Things Done

By Sarah Petty | June 23, 2020

Your life has suddenly been thrown into a tailspin. In this absolute chaos, jobs were dumped on you that you didn’t even apply for: teacher, principal, parent, disciplinarian, AV department, 24/7 cook, cleaning staff. Take a deep breath, and stick …

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Episode 7: What to Do When Your Family Doesn’t Believe In You

By Sarah Petty | June 16, 2020

It’s hard to take the leap, to go all-in with your photography, to leave a guaranteed paycheck, and actually reach for your dreams. Most people don’t have the tenacity or the tolerance for the risk it takes to leave the …

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Episode 6: 5 Reasons Your Photography Marketing Isn’t Working

By Sarah Petty | June 13, 2020

Marketing. It’s one of the hardest things to learn and implement successfully when you are a business owner. Most business owners try to figure out marketing, but don’t do it correctly. When it doesn’t work, they start to build up …

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Episode 5: 3 Ways Your Photography Business Can Survive Any Disruption

By Sarah Petty | June 11, 2020

If you’re in business long enough, you’re going to hit some kind of disruption outside of your control. It could be something like a flood or a tornado, a health issue with a family member, or even a worldwide pandemic. …

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Episode 4: Are you Good Enough to Make Money With Photography?

By Sarah Petty | June 11, 2020

Are you actually good enough to make money with your photography and start a photography business? Can you replace your income so you can quit your day job? Are you good enough to look people in the eye and tell …

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Episode 3: Why it Doesn’t Matter if Another Photographer is Cheaper

By Sarah Petty | May 28, 2020

I hear from photographers every day, “But Sarah, I have so much competition in my market. I have to match their prices.” I’m dedicating this Joycast episode to forgetting the competition because what they’re doing is irrelevant to you. Think …

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Episode 2: I Stopped Selling Digital Files. Here’s What Happened.

By podcast | May 19, 2020

I was just a mom of newborn twins who wanted to add a little income from photography so that things weren’t so tight, but it felt impossible until I figured out how to save myself and save my dream of …

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How A Mom with Newborn Twins Left Her Full Time Job & Built a Profitable Photography Business

Episode 1: How A Mom with Newborns Left Her 9-5 & Built a Profitable Photography Business

By podcast | May 1, 2020

Today’s episode is the farthest thing from a highlight reel. I’m going to share how I accidentally became a professional photographer and why I am so passionate about helping anyone out there whose dream is to start a photography business. …

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