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Reality Doesn’t Always Look Like the Map You Have for Your Business

I study maps before I travel anywhere. I have a huge atlas that I take with me on road trips, plus I pick up local maps, and there is always my iPhone. I love maps; seeing the endless possibilities, orienting myself with directions, things I want to see and do. For as much as I…Continue readingReality Doesn’t Always Look Like the Map You Have for Your Business

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30 Days to Awesomize Your Blog Blogging

Why You Still Need a Blog. Yes, Really.

Whenever I hear a question come up more than once in a day, I take it as a sign that it is something I *really* need to blog about. Twice yesterday I was asked, “Do you think blogs are still important?” Yes. Yes. OMG YES. Very much, yes. You still need a blog for your…Continue readingWhy You Still Need a Blog. Yes, Really.

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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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Boudoir Posing Guides by Honeybourne Intimates

I just discovered the best boudoir posing guide I’ve EVER seen. I’m visiting a photographer friend of mine, Tracy Somerville, while in Canada on my Avenger of Sexiness World Tour. As we were setting up my guest bed spot in the basement of her house, I looked over and saw on a chair the Boudoir…Continue readingBoudoir Posing Guides by Honeybourne Intimates

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Review: The Easy Client & Money Manager from The Modern Tog

As we are about to spend time talking about workflow and In Person Sales, the timing of the launch of the Easy Client and Money Manager by Jamie Swanson of The Modern Tog couldn’t be more perfect! This easy-to-use Excel workbook organizes your money and your client workflow all in one convenient place! I’ve talked…Continue readingReview: The Easy Client & Money Manager from The Modern Tog

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Advice In-Person Sales Sessions Photography Workflow

What Business Do YOU Want to Create?

I’m about to start a series on my workflow process, which will dive in to how I proof my images, how I do in person sales, and more. Before I start this series, I want to talk about one very important, crucial thing in your business: YOU. Your business is like a blank page in…Continue readingWhat Business Do YOU Want to Create?

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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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2012 Black Friday Weekend Specials for Photographers

PLEASE NOTE: I’ll be updating this post as I come across more deals, so be sure to check back later to see them all! The most recent update was at 11pm on Nov. 23rd. Happy Black Friday Day!Continue reading2012 Black Friday Weekend Specials for Photographers