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Blogging Business

What Is Your Excuse for Not Doing the Work?

I need to just go ahead and admit it – I am one of those people that totally freaks out when I find out company is coming over. I run around, cleaning up everything in sight. It is sort of a double-edged sword; having company come over makes me clean my house (and I do…Continue readingWhat Is Your Excuse for Not Doing the Work?

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Blogging Business

7 Tips to Make Your Website Profitable

Alternate Titles: The Latest Redesign Isn’t Much of a Redesign At All; The Bullshit Stories I Tell Myself; Flying Unicorns do NOT drop Glitter Sparkle Magic Dust on Your Business; The Power of a Profitable Website; Make Your Blog Get Back to Work. I know, those don’t make any sense yet. They will. I have…Continue reading7 Tips to Make Your Website Profitable

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Blogging Business Coaching

Change Your Attitude, Change Your Business

I have had this conversation more times than I can count recently. It takes place in a number of different forms, but at the core it is always the same. There is a huge change that you want to have happen in your life. However, you are not willing to change anything yourself in order…Continue readingChange Your Attitude, Change Your Business

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Blogging Business

If You Want to be in Business, You Need to Make a Profit

Your business has exactly one job: to make a profit. It cares about nothing else. It doesn’t care about changing the world. About saving lives. About helping people. It cares about one thing – making a profit. That, at the core, is a business. If your business isn’t making a profit, it isn’t a business.…Continue readingIf You Want to be in Business, You Need to Make a Profit

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Advice Blogging Business

The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014: A Look Back

2014 was a bit of a wild ride for me. It started off with one set of plans – and ended somewhere completely different! As things are taking shape and coming together, as they have been for the past quarter of 2014, I know I’m exactly where I need to be on the path I…Continue readingThe Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014: A Look Back

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Business

The Annual BIG Black Friday List For Photographers – 2014!

Welcome to my annual photographer’s BIG Black Friday Sales Post for 2015! It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!! Outside of the trade shows at Imaging USA and WPPI, the BEST sales for photographers are during the Black Friday Sales this weekend! Every year, I work together with vendors that I know and love…Continue readingThe Annual BIG Black Friday List For Photographers – 2014!

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Business

The Business Lesson to be Learned from Lafanda Quee

Yesterday, a friend mentioned to me that they never check their “Other” folder on Facebook messenger, because all that is in there is random marriage proposals from foreign men. Laughing, I went to my “Other” folder on Facebook, with the plans to do some screen caps of what I found and … well, to be…Continue readingThe Business Lesson to be Learned from Lafanda Quee

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Business

How to Run a Black Friday Sale Without Hurting Your Business!

When it comes to Black Friday sales for your photography business, you want to be mindful of what you are offering. Be careful to not create a sale that ends up costing you money, or one that turns your clients in to thinking that they can get a deal all the time. After all, we…Continue readingHow to Run a Black Friday Sale Without Hurting Your Business!