Take Control of Your Business (Part 1)

Written by William Manning (www.williammanning.com) Photographers who find success in their profession aren't always the most talented behind the camera. In many cases its the photographer who mastered the art of business management who find success in the industry. All to often, photographers think

Innovative Biz Ideas for Photo Pros

A few weeks ago I was invited by JVH Tech to speak in front of 180 photography professionals about my favorite topic. How to get into the right mindset, get new clients and create a sustainable business. Please watch the movie below to see some of the highlights of my talk. Do you have an

Selling or Connecting?

For this month's mentoring membership I was able to secure a good friend and extraordinary speaker and coach. Jonathan Sprinkles. So, what's his stick? As you probably know by now, I go to a lot of events and I meet a lot of people who are authors and speakers. Mindset, self improvement and many

I'm Coming, I'm Coming

2008 Dec Malinchak Boot Camp 700

Yes it's true, I am coming to Seattle. Bellevue to be exact and I will be speaking about "Business Strategies for Photo Pros." Best of all, you are invited to come and even better, the event is free. Digital large format printing specialist JVH is facilitating two great educational events and

PhotoBizCoach Proudly Introduces William Manning

William Manning castle

Dear PhotoBizCoach Blog Reader, Today I am introducing our first official guest contributor William Manning. Please read the below interview that introduces him to you. You will be seeing regular contributions from William in the future. Bill, you’ve been in the photo business for quite some

Find Your Inner Rockstar

Meet A Really Great Guy A couple of days ago I had my friend Craig Duswalt on the call. We discussed his Rockstar System for Success. He teaches how to become a Rockstar in your industry. Twice a year he facilitates an event, his Rockstar Bootcamp in Los Angeles. The next one is on September

Are You A Rockstar In The Photography Industry?


It's Time To Get Back To Business! I get it, it's not until Labor Day weekend in the US and the middle of September rolls around in Europe that we are ready to call it a summer. But , it's time to get back to business. I'll do what I can on my end to make this last quarter count for you. For my

How Good Is Your First Impression?


Does your website bring out the best in you? You've heard this one before. "There is only one first impression." While I believe that it's true -  in our world a new thing can be just that one great reason you need to get in front of your clients - again, I've had several posts recently about the

How Do You Stand Out From The Crowd

Photobizcoach for Blackstar

From Anonymous to Popular This question keeps popping up: "How do I stand out, how can I set myself apart?" Just yesterday I was in contact with a husband and wife photographer team in Vancouver who have won my "From Flash to Cash System." I asked for a testimonial and she said something alongside

What Do You Get For $5?


I Will Make You Happy for $5 Says one of the first entries and another one says I'll be your fan and link my fan page to yours and promote you to 15,000  fans. What's this? My friend and fellow small biz owner and AH! Ring creator Ruta Fox from Divine Diamonds is an avid internet reader and