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Photographer Success Story: Nikkolas Nguyen

Austin, TX based wedding photographer Nikkolas Nguyen shares how he found his passion for photography and his personal tips for how to run a successful photography business.

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Austin, TX based wedding photographer Nikkolas Nguyen shares how he found his passion for photography and his personal tips for how to run a successful photography business.

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Standing Out in Your Market: Vendor Booths

It doesn’t matter where your business is located, chances are you’re in a market saturated with other photographers. We’re all looking for ways we can stand out and make an impression to our potential clients through our marketing strategies. One way to have this impact is to display our work at vendor events or expos. That was definitely my way of thinking when I signed up as a vendor at an upscale “Day for Women” event this past spring.

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It doesn’t matter where your business is located, chances are you’re in a market saturated with other photographers. We’re all looking for ways we can stand out and make an impression to our potential clients through our marketing strategies. One way to have this impact is to display our work at vendor events or expos. That was definitely my way of thinking when I signed up as a vendor at an upscale “Day for Women” event this past spring.

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How to turn site visitors into paying clients

As a small business owner, we’re sure that you’ve got a lot on your plate. You want to do what you love, and make a good living doing it, but at times it can feel like you’re doing everything besides photography to keep your business running. Besides all the workflow tasks of being a photographer, we know the one BIG project that almost never gets done: marketing. It’s on all our to-do lists, but it’s huge. It’s daunting. And, where do you even begin?

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As a small business owner, we’re sure that you’ve got a lot on your plate. You want to do what you love, and make a good living doing it, but at times it can feel like you’re doing everything besides photography to keep your business running. Besides all the workflow tasks of being a photographer, we know the one BIG project that almost never gets done: marketing. It’s on all our to-do lists, but it’s huge. It’s daunting. And, where do you even begin?

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Design Aglow DIY: Adding Prints to a Presentation Folder

Today we're excited to get a little crafty and show you how we include prints inside our presentation folders. Grab your coffee (of course) and supplies and let's get started on this quick, 10 minute project!

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Today we're excited to get a little crafty and show you how we include prints inside our presentation folders. Grab your coffee (of course) and supplies and let's get started on this quick, 10 minute project!

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Tips from The Pros: Fool-Proof Ways to Expand Your Business

As a wedding and boudoir photographer, wedding fairs and expos can be a great opportunity for me to meet new clients who are excited about finding a photographer. Expos are a ton of work to prepare for and it’s always exhausting to set up my booth, but then I’m rewarded with an incredible experience - I get to spend a day talking about photography with lovely, excited couples. It’s exhilarating and has been a great way to continue building my business.

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As a wedding and boudoir photographer, wedding fairs and expos can be a great opportunity for me to meet new clients who are excited about finding a photographer. Expos are a ton of work to prepare for and it’s always exhausting to set up my booth, but then I’m rewarded with an incredible experience - I get to spend a day talking about photography with lovely, excited couples. It’s exhilarating and has been a great way to continue building my business.

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