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The 5 Step Process for Setting an Achievable Goal

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Coming up with an achievable goal is not always easy—that’s why creating a specific plan for this is essential. To set your business up for success and achieve the most possible, you need a system in place. The SMART system (Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented, Realistic, Time-Setting) is designed to help you determine your goal and guide you to consistent success. Here is the 5 step process of the SMART system that will assist you in setting an achievable goal:

1. Specific

Metrics need to be clear in determining what you want to accomplish. Add numerical and precise values to your goal so you can visually chart your progress as well as your success. Rather than saying, “I want to shoot a lot of weddings this year,” add a defined number to that goal. “I want to shoot 25 weddings this year” is measurable and allows you to chart your progress. By keeping track of your progress, you can stay focused on your goal. [···]

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Limited Offer: No Risk Color Correction

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There are some things in your business that should not involve risk – your post production is one of them. That is why our UNLIMITED editing is COMMITMENT FREE.

What does that mean for you and your business? It means you focus your time on profit-producing tasks: marketing, networking with vendors, optimizing your blog (just to name a few). [···]

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CreativeLive’s Photo Week 2014

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Each year, CreativeLive gathers the world’s best and most prolific photographer instructors for a full week of Free, Live, Streaming Photographer Education: Photo Week! From master classes to gear demos and how-to’s, these six days will offer something for beginner and experienced photographers alike. Streaming live across three channels, you’ll get all new material on wedding, portrait, commercial, real estate, GoPro, Instagram, film, and outdoor photography. [···]

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Stay Inspired: From the White House to Wedding Photography

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At ShootDotEdit, we find inspiration in so many things. We are lucky to partner with some of the industry’s best companies and have some of the most successful wedding photographers as Advocates. In addition to this, we are fortunate to have a wide network of photographers and creative professionals that continually keep us motivated and inspired. [···]

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Pro Wedding Photographer Tips: 3 Tricks to Better Bridesmaid Poses

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The bride and her bridesmaids have thought about their outfits for months and had their hair and makeup done for this special day. They are looking their best but may need some help to feel natural on the day of the wedding. Today, we are covering 3 tricks for better bridesmaid poses to create unforgettable images for them.

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The Science of Setting Goals That Will Actually Motivate You

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As a business owner, it is important to remember that goals are necessary to provide structure within your business. Setting goals will lead to the success and longevity of your business. The easiest way to begin goal setting is to determine what metrics are important for you and your business. Metrics are essential, for they give you specific measurements and a framework for making your goals achievable. Here are three ways to set goals that will actually motivate you to grow your business. [···]

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Top 5 Tips for SEO

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SEO is becoming more important now than ever. In 2012, the Knot published a study that showed that 98% of wedding planning is done online, with 63% of a client’s online time spent researching vendors through search engines and industry listings and 45% of their time using social media to talk about or to research their wedding. These numbers are only growing. [···]

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3 Reasons Fast Works

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Here at ShootDotEdit, we believe “Fast is Best” – that is especially true when it comes to our image editing services for photographersFast turnaround time matters for our business and YOUR business. When you have a fast turnaround time, not only will the progression and growth of your business increase, but your reputation for quality service will be noted and will reach many more potential clients. Here are three reasons that fast works and needs to be implemented into your business. [···]

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