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Where To Find Clients | #21 Feb 11, 2023

You’ve created a website with your portfolio, you’ve got a good offer, and you know you need to send more emails.

Where do you actually find clients to email?

We’re all familiar with the big household names like Coke, Pepsi, Redbull... but where do you find the smaller brands...

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6 Steps To Making Money Online | #20 Feb 09, 2023

Forget about NFTs, forget about e-commerce, forget about crypto. The latest fads promise you’ll get rich overnight, but in the real world it doesn’t work like that. It takes months and years of putting in the work every day.

These 6 steps will teach you how to start a service-based...

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The Myth Of Work/Life Balance | #19 Feb 07, 2023

One of the hardest parts about being a freelancer or solopreneur is that your business life and personal life get intertwined. Work/life balance is a myth. Work life balance is something that you were used to in your 9-5 life, but now as a freelancer, your business bleeds into your personal life...

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The Unpopular Truth About Product Photography | #18 Feb 05, 2023

You’re already good enough to take client product photos. In fact, if you are trying to become the best product photographer out there, it will hinder your business.

Becoming the best means that you’ll want to work with the Red Bulls and Coca Colas of the world. The problem is they...

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The Danger Of Referrals | #17 Feb 03, 2023

Referrals can be great. They can help you build up your portfolio, provide a few client testimonials, and give you some extra cash to get your business going.

The danger of these is that they are not predictable. When you’re a beginner starting out, getting clients handed to you via...

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Discovery Calls | #16 Feb 01, 2023

If you’re not doing discovery calls, you’re leaving money on the table. A discovery call is not a cold call. It’s a scheduled meeting where you can learn more about a potential client, and where you can share your ideas with the client to see if there’s a good fit. This...

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How Much To Charge | #15 Jan 30, 2023

I get asked this question all the time. There’s no easy answer. When I started out I priced my work really low and then doubled my rate until people started saying I was too expensive. At that point, it became a balancing act of how much I thought I was worth and what the client wanted to...

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You Aren’t Bothering Them | #14 Jan 28, 2023

Email is the number one place to get new clients. Cold emails have given me 95% of my clients, and without this one thing, I wouldn’t have gotten any from it.

We’re talking about follow-up. Almost no one responds to my initial emails, but luckily I have follow-ups in place that help...

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Cold Email Response Rates | #13 Jan 26, 2023

Let's talk cold email. Pitching your photography or video services through cold email is a great way to land new clients, but it's also a grind. Did you know a 10% response rate on cold emails is a good metric? 10%! That means that only 1 in 10 cold emails that you send will get a response.

This...

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Consistent Action | #12 Jan 26, 2023

Consistent action gets you results. This is where true growth comes from. It’s the boring work that you have to do every single day. And, all you have to do is just show up and you will get results.

In business, reaching out to new people every day got me results. On YouTube, posting...

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Outcome Vs Effort | #11 Jan 24, 2023

It’s that time of year again where everyone’s got their New Year Resolutions. “I’ll lose 15 lbs”, “I’ll make $100k this year”, “I’ll get 25k Instagram followers.”

The reason why so many don’t stick to their resolutions is...

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Thank You | #10 Jan 22, 2023

Initially sent out as a newsletter Jan 2021. Figured I'd toss this in here.

I want to keep this short and sweet. 2021 I started teaching creative business and it has really changed the way I look at communicating with my audience. I started my YouTube channel back in January 2021, and in...

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