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Blogging Photography Marketing

The Big Secret to My Successful Photography Business

So let me tell you a little story which leads to me discovering the big secret to my successful photography business. I live in Houston, Texas, which is the 4th largest city in the United States. Back in 2008, When my photography business was still focused on weddings (with some boudoir), I asked another wedding…Continue readingThe Big Secret to My Successful Photography Business

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Advice Business Inspiration

You Need to Run Away from Your Business

Did you realize you need to run away from your business? That it could be one of the best things you ever did for it? My blog post today for Inspire Photo Retreats is all about the things I learned when I did this myself last year. Last year, I left home for what ended…Continue readingYou Need to Run Away from Your Business

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Blogging Photography Marketing

Finding Your Irresistible Words

I knew that Jenika was something special the very first time I came across her website, Psychology for Photographers. She had a way with words that just pulled me in. I was even more charmed when I met her in person at BlogHer this summer – we were speaking together on a panel, so we…Continue readingFinding Your Irresistible Words

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Announcements

Go With What You Love in a Name

Back when I first started this blog in 2011, it was living at Business of Awesome. But as I worked on plans for it behind the scenes, I knew I wanted to write about what I specialize in, which is boudoir photography. After many countless hours of debate, I moved the whole site over to…Continue readingGo With What You Love in a Name

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Photography Marketing

31 Days to Building a Better Blog – in 8 Weeks!

Darren Rowse of ProBlogger is a fabulous blogger that I’ve followed for many years – since he started his first blogs, actually. He shares a TON of fantastic information on his site, and if you have a blog and want help making it better? His site should be at the top of your reading list!…Continue reading31 Days to Building a Better Blog – in 8 Weeks!

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SEO Tips & Tricks Website Design & Development

I’m Here, Where Are You? Add Your Address to Your Site!

As I visit photographer’s sites, I see it all the time. For some reason, photographers don’t want to put their city & state (region, country, whatever fits where you live) on their website. I’ve asked some of them, and almost always they respond about how it would be so cool to do destination work, and…Continue readingI’m Here, Where Are You? Add Your Address to Your Site!

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For Photographers

Blogging Guru For Hire! WordPress & Online Strategy for Photographers

After much thought, consideration, and begging from some other photographers, I’ve decided to offer online strategy consulting and WordPress assistance to photographers. BigPinkCookie is officially open to the public for business! This is a huge step for me, but one that I am *really* excited about! I’ve already been doing it behind the scenes by…Continue readingBlogging Guru For Hire! WordPress & Online Strategy for Photographers

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Administrative

Help! I Broke the Blog!

I knew I shouldn’t jinx it. I knew better then to talk about my daily blogging streak and how well I was doing with it. Of course, as soon as I did that, the blog breaks. I can’t upload photos to the site right now! And what good is a photography blog without photos? I’m…Continue readingHelp! I Broke the Blog!