Mind Your Own Business: New Year, New Plans!


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Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. "Growth only happens outside your comfort zone" We discuss:
  • The theme for 2021 is diversity in your specialty
  • Diversity in your skillset
  • Video and storytelling
  • Clean up your website - bio and galleries
  • Direct mail personal letter to all your clients
  • Community involvement
  • Keeping your website images fresh
  • Online education
  • Make yourself different from your competitors
  • Polishing your online presence and looking good on camera for online meeting
  • Your blog - More people are online than at any time in history - your blog has the potential to help you grow
  • Be helpful
  • Alliances/partnerships with other artists
  • Use the phone - talk to people
  • Special offers and promotions
  • Considering new gear you need to grow
  • Get outside!


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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