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Welcome to The Bokeh Podcast, where we help photographers build sustainable businesses! Host Nathan Holritz and his guests will help you build your brand, focus your marketing efforts, refine your workflows, and dial in your photographic technique - all with efficiency in mind. In the end, we not only want you to succeed as a photography business owner, but to still have a life through it all. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Do you want more freedom to do the things you love in business and in life? Join your host Nate Grahek a portrait photographer and entrepreneur, each week we interview and learn from the most successful and inspiring photographers in our industry. Bringing you proven and innovative business strategies you can use to shift the momentum in your own photography business.
 
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Which is more effective in booking clients - the attractive elements of a website or the practical information shared on the pages? Both! Karie Denny shares with us in episode 490 of The Bokeh Podcast that a professional website should be both aesthetically appealing AND informative! Listen in as she shares tips for what to avoid when designing you…
 
How can personal faith and values transcend into the world of business? Do the habits and tendencies that we possess in our personal lives also shape how we run a business? Loyalty, trust, honesty and intentionality are not only the core values on which Demetrius Neal built his business, but also the driving motivators in his personal life. Listen …
 
We all want to feel accepted as we are, and nowhere else does this hold more true than when we have a little less clothing on than normal! In episode 488 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jessica Hunt shares how she is intentional about making every client feel comfortable, cared for, and celebrated - regardless of body type, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual…
 
"Street photography is the palate cleanser for my wedding photography.” Hear this and more in episode 487 of The Bokeh Podcast as Kanayo Adibe describes how he marries skills learned in street photography to his work as a wedding photographer. Listen as Kanayo explains which three main elements of photography are the keys to fusing the two genres t…
 
Posting multiple times a day. Liking and commenting on as many posts as possible each day. Responding to DM's within an hour...welcome to social media burnout. Consistency and frequency are not synonyms when it comes to presence on social media! Take the advice given by Maranda Joiner in episode 486 of the Bokeh Podcast, and start paying attention …
 
Can planning and preparation for brand sessions actually unlock creativity during the shoot? As photographers, we tend to focus on our own brand and style when going into a shoot. For brand photography, however, Erica and Jon Hayes would like to offer the idea of switching that mindset! Listen in to episode 485 as they share how to get into the min…
 
Bored and uncooperative kids. Frustrated parents. Stiff images. Do these descriptions remind you of your family portrait sessions? Don't bring the low energy, old-school studio vibe to your in-home family sessions! Set the tone with fun and creative posing and interactions! Listen in to episode 484 of The Bokeh Podcast as Brooke Schultz shares the …
 
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Can mini sessions actually be the foundation of a successful photography business? Isn't their focus to fill in the gaps between seasons, or a way to offer more holiday photo opportunities for clients? Don't let the word "mini" fool you! In episode 483 of The Bokeh Podcast, Phillip and Eileen Blume share how they transitioned their photography busi…
 
We've all heard the phrase, "Work smarter not harder," but it is easier said than done, right? Maybe not... Rachael Crowe found that her creativity and motivation was waning due to being "busy" and not having the opportunity to focus on those aspects of business that motivate her. Listen in to episode 482 as she shares how she uses systems to grow …
 
How far do you think you could you take your business if you had a team to help you? Being a business owner doesn't mean that you have to do all the things! Enter Stacey Owen from Meet Pepper! In episode 481, Stacey debunks the myths surrounding delegation, and provides advice and strategies for how to take control of your business by actually lett…
 
What are you doing to stand out amongst the throngs of photographers in your market? A strong, distinct brand position is a great place to start. In these special Brand Position Consultations, we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 480 of the Bokeh Podcast, Whitney Smith of Dandelion Photography joi…
 
Do you overcomplicate things when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle? Or maybe you're worried that you won't have the time or resources for truly dialing in your health and fitness? Never fear, Todd is here! In episode 479 of The Bokeh Podcast, former personal trainer turned photographer, Todd M. Caldwell, shares 5 steps for making changes that…
 
Everybody scream, "Monkey"! Do you find ways to create memorable experiences for your clients, or are you still stuck in the "say cheese" rut that everyone else is a part of? In episode 478 of The Bokeh Podcast, Lisa Gilbert brings the energy and ideas that we all want to experience when interacting with a photographer! Listen in to hear her tips a…
 
The post Episode 191: Simple Website Changes You Can Make To Book More Weddings appeared first on Evolve Your Wedding Business - Wedding Business Marketing & Strategy.By The Evolve Your Wedding Business Podcast: Marketing For Your Wedding Business | Online Business
 
Tequila, transparency, and top-notch service: the perfect recipe for a high-end wedding photography business? In episode 477 of The Bokeh Podcast, John Lyons pours us a sample of his favorite ingredients for maintaining a successful business in the high-end wedding market. Listen in as he shares his secret sauce for making all of his clients feel l…
 
You're invited to @kschurrphoto's Instagram party! Don't be late - you may miss key ideas for growing your business! Join Kristen for episode 476 of The Bokeh Podcast, as she shares her approach to using Instagram in an authentic way - and has over 16K followers as a result! Listen in to hear how she built a full time photography business in less t…
 
Times of transition can be challenging as a business owner. Do you shy away from the discomfort of change, or are you ready to face it head on in order to see growth in your business? Listen in to episode 475 of The Bokeh Podcast, and be challenged by Bryan Caporicci to push past that fear and uncertainty in order to think differently about moving …
 
Are you trying to be a superhero business owner, yet feeling, and even acting, more like a villain when trying to handle it all yourself? In episode 474 of The Bokeh Podcast, Lesleann Brackney highlights how she utilizes industry experts to support her business so that she can have more time to focus on what she enjoys most as a business owner. Lis…
 
Exciting as launching a business can be, sometimes the momentum carries us to a crazy place, and we find ourselves depleted! What if there was a way to not only pull ourselves out of that messy place, but avoid burnout in the future? Listen in to episode 473 of the Bokeh Podcast as Drew Renner and Chad Brown of @epicmantrips share the hard lessons …
 
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Marketing budgets are tight for new business owners, but what if you could bring in new clients without spending a dime on marketing? In episode 471 of the Bokeh Podcast, Brittney shares how she leveraged personal branding to make $6K a month as a brand new, part-time photographer while spending $0 on marketing. Listen in to hear her 5 strategies f…
 
Experiencing down time in your business doesn't have to result in stress or worry. Being proactive in preparing for those lulls can be a game changer! In episode 471 of The Bokeh Podcast, Chris Evans takes us on his journey of experiencing a positive shift while running his business during a slow season. Listen in as he shares his strategies for le…
 
Fear. Doubt. Insecurity. Do these self-imposed emotions emerge when you begin to push yourself, and your business, to the next level? In episode 470 of the Bokeh Podcast, Katie Snyder discusses limiting beliefs that are common with creatives, and shares strategies that she uses as a life coach to help push past those barriers. Listen in to hear ide…
 
Does the idea of focusing on your health and fitness seem like a time consuming chore? Can it really be as simple as doing small things consistently in order to see results? In episode 469 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jamenda Whitehead shares what she learned as a professional body builder that is now shaping her routine for maintaining a healthy lifestyl…
 
Does your monthl newsletter give off the vibe of being a stuffy suit and tie or soft, warm PJ's? Finding the balance between providing value as a professional and connecting on a personal level may feel overwhelming. In episode 468 of the Bokeh Podcast, Gustavo Fernandez breaks down how he uses his monthly newsletter to provide his clients with rel…
 
Do you have burning questions you’ve always wanted to ask the guy behind Bokeh Podcast? This episode was recorded with you in mind! In episode 467 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan relinquishes the role of host to returning guest, Shané Gooding for the episode so many of you have been requesting! Listen in as Shané dives deep into the important question…
 
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As a creative, you’re likely avoiding the technical aspects and responsibilities that come with protecting your client’s files. We get it—securely setting up a backup system can feel intimidating. In episode 466 of the Bokeh Podcast, Livingston Lee reviews the 3-2-1 rule to protecting your files and why it’s so important for you to prioritize your …
 
Are you effectively managing your finances to simplify your efforts when it comes to tax time? In episode 465 of the Bokeh Podcast, Taylor Ingles describes three ways to improve how you as a business owner can efficiently manage and simplify taxes. Listen in as she explains the importance of documenting and tracking your finances. The Bokeh Podcast…
 
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Does making a difference motivate you to do and be better in your business? In episode 464 of the Bokeh Podcast, Shawn Lee joins us to talk about why making a difference is the cornerstone of the brands he has build. Listen in as he highlights how he's focused on making a difference through outreach and community in his photography brand, as well a…
 
Is your website content easy to navigate, while also providing the details and information that your potential clients are looking for? Ensuring your website is serving it's purpose begins with outlining your sitemap. In episode 463 of the Bokeh Podcast, Meghan Baskin of Baskin Co joins us to discuss the importance of building a strong sitemap for …
 
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Whether you've been lurking in Clubhouse rooms for a while or just hesitant to download the app, there is an opportunity to learn and grow on this trending social media platform. In episode 462 of the Bokeh Podcast, Devin Robinson joins us to discuss the pros and cons of Clubhouse, along with how to use it in your business. Listen in as he shares w…
 
Do you have what it takes to launch the photography business you've been dreaming about? Maybe you're still trying to figure out where to start. In episode 460 of the Bokeh Podcast, Shané K. Gooding of Imiivo joins us to share a few ideas to consider when launching a business. Beginning with advice on what to do and not do, Shané walks us through t…
 
Are you passionate about volunteering, but haven't quite found a way to incorporate it into your business? In episode 460 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jesi Cason explains how you can service others and your business through volunteerism. Listen in as she shares how to find the right organizations to volunteer with and how that work can grow your business.…
 
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Are you missing out on potential revenue by giving away your images to clients instead of licensing them? In episode 459 of the Bokeh Podcast, Adam Taylor joins us to share how a licensing mindset can increase your business' profitability and client base. Listen in as he shares the avenues and workflows for licensing your images, as well as how to …
 
Are you providing an experience that offers your clients a sense of refuge? To Anna & Ryan Leonard of Refuge Photography, providing refuge creates an opportunity to serve your clients beyond just capturing their photos. In episode 458 of the Bokeh Podcast, Anna & Ryan join us to discuss what it means to build this experience for your clients, along…
 
We've all spent hours watching Youtube videos at one time or another, but have you ever considered the potential it has to be an additional income stream in your business? In episode 457 of the Bokeh Podcast, John Branch IV joins us to discuss how he's created an additional stream of revenue with Youtube! Listen in as he shares how to create valuab…
 
Are you offering resources that provide value to your potential clients? There are so many benefits to creating resources as lead magnets in your business. In episode 456 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nina Larsen Reed shares how you can not only create valuable leads magnets, but also use those resources in your SEO and marketing strategy. The Bokeh Podcas…
 
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What are you doing to stand out amongst the throngs of photographers in your market? A strong, distinct brand position is a great place to start. In these special Brand Position Consultations, we explore developing unique brand positions with professional photographers. In episode 455 of the Bokeh Podcast, Cody McCracken joins us to explore potenti…
 
With so many automations and softwares, creating efficiency in your business is simpler than ever. What are you doing to go beyond that efficiency to create an amazing client experience? In episode 454 of the Bokeh Podcast, Dauss Miller joins us for his second interview on the podcast to discuss creating personalize client experiences. Listen in as…
 
Did your experience during COVID cause you to take a second look at your contracts? Whether you were faced with rescheduled weddings or completely cancelled weddings, we know the impact COVID has had on our industry. In episode 453 of the Bokeh Podcast, Samantha Clarke, photographer and lawyer, joins us to share four elements that you're likely mis…
 
One thing that holds many photographers back from going full-time is the lack of consistency in income year round. Caroline Axvig has found the solution—monthly photo subscriptions. In episode 452 of the Bokeh Podcast, Caroline joins us to share how her monthly photo subscriptions for bloggers and influencers allows her to expect consistent income …
 
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Are you ready to make 2021 a year of growth by becoming the next version of you? In episode 451 of the Bokeh Podcast, Shaun Austin joins us for his sixth interview on the show to discuss the how he finds motivation to consistently try being a better version of himself. Listen in as he shares 3 principles to implement for growth, along with the impa…
 
Building a unique brand isn't an easy task nowadays. We're inundated with consistent messaging to follow the latest tips and hacks to building a better business—encouraging us to do exactly what everyone else is doing. What if you took a look at your life and your past and built a brand based on your passion? In episode 450 of the Bokeh Podcast, Ma…
 
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