Good Clients vs. Bad Clients

Good Clients vs. Bad Clients

It's a no-brainer that providing excellent customer service is crucial to the growth of your business. But, have you considered how your level of customer service relates to the amount of fun you have working with some clients? You likely aren't as attentive to the ones who drive you crazy. The

How to Build a Business

How to Build a Business

The new year is upon us and there is no better time than NOW to jumpstart your business or introduce that product you've been thinking about for months. I want you to follow through on your New Year's resolutions to finally realize your goals! Many of my private coaching clients want to build

5 Ideas to Stop Holiday Insanity

5 Ideas to Stop Holiday Insanity

I believe Thanksgiving is the ideal time to begin reflecting on the year that has almost ended and to start making plans for the year ahead. This is when we should focus on getting our house in order, both physically and mentally. Yet, I always find this time of year is paradoxical. It should be the

Introverts Versus Extroverts: Who Is Better At Business?

Introverts Versus Extroverts: Who Is Better At Business?

There's lots of talk these days about introverts and extroverts. On the heels of Susan Cain's bestselling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, more and more introverts are giving us a glimpse of life on the quiet side to let us know their innate traits are just as

Leadership in Business

Mark your calendars. There is a live event in Austin in October that I am facilitating. It's a 2 Day Class on Leadership for Women and Men in Business.This class is not specific to photography, but it is about leadership, how to get ahead, balance the demands of a busy job with your home life. We've

LinkedIn – What Mistakes You Need To Avoid

LinkedIn is one of those things. Love it or hate - there is no way to get around using LinkedIn as a photography business professional. Because LinkedIn does such excellent SEO very often your LinkedIn profile shows up in Google searches. For that reason alone it has to be flawless. Another reason

3 Tips For Your Next Photography Business Negotiation

by PhotoBizCoach Beate Hush, hush, I am in a secret location negotiating a deal. I recorded this quick 2 minute video for you sharing my 3 essential tips for your next photography business negotiation. What are your negotiation tips that you can share with the readers of the PhotoBizCoach

My 5 Habits of Success

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What's It Really Take To Be Successful? (c) by Michael Stern Please meet a fabulous new contributor to the PhotoBizCoach blog. Michael is not just a colleague that I personally appreciate but he is also just a great guy. Enjoy his point of view and let us know how you feel about this

The Price Is Right… Or is It? (Part 1)

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The Issue With Pricing Your Photography (c) By Anne Herbert Note from Beate: As you know I have been looking for a few new contributors from different sides of the photography business. This post is from Anne Herbert who learned a thing or two about building her newborn and family photography

Become a Contributor to The PhotoBizCoach Website

Do you have an opinion about the Photography Business? We are looking for regular contributors. If you got an opinion, read on. If you are interested in becoming a writer for the highly ranked and widely read photography business blog please let me know. Contact beate at photobizcoach and

Has Your Passion Turned Into A Dreaded Job?

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Ah, the difference between a job and passion. This idea came to me after watching the Golden Globes. Morgan Freeman declared that he has never worked a day in his life for the last 40 years. Because to him his job is not work, it is his passion. Luckily I am one to say that I feel pretty much

January 2012 Tip Sheet is up

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If you follow me on Facebook you may have seen a post about me having found out that someone had been holding a grudge toward me for a over a decade. The phone call that led to that post made me re-examine my relationships. I have since set new personal goals for the coming year and I am cleaning

Is Branding Necessary?

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As you are entering the quiet and reflective time of the year I suggest that you to ponder over what worked this year and what didn't. This 'mulling' is necessary to determine what aspects of your business are functioning perfectly and which ones need to be brushed off and updated. Here is what I