As a photographer, you probably have a long list of photography blogs you follow for inspiration, practical tips and, let’s be honest, eye candy.
But if you’re running a photography business, it’s just as important to stay up to date on strategies – and inspiration – for your business. Topics like tips for efficiency, guides for dealing with client relationships and other common issues facing entrepreneurs are all areas that will help your business.
That’s why we put together this list of three business blogs that every photographer should read. If you haven’t checked them out, go for it! You’ll be glad you did.
Created by American Express, the OPEN forum is a platform where entrepreneurs can exchange advice. It’s a well-organized wealth of information. You can find posts on nearly every business topic you can think of – from leadership, to marketing, to technology, hiring, finances and everything in between.
All of the articles published on the OPEN Forum are full of practical, substantive content. It’s a must-read for business owners who are navigating the day-to-day challenges and practicalities of running a business.
Recent articles from the Open Forum:
- • 4 Time-Saving Tricks That Shouldn’t Work (But Actually Do)
- • The Definitive Guide To Dealing With Negative Feedback
- • How These Married Entrepreneurs Balance Business and Family
This blog, created and curated by photographer Seshu, is a treasure trove of practical and inspirational guidance for photographers. Tiffinbox features a mix of product reviews, time management tips, business advice, and inspirational posts. Geared specifically to photographers, you’ll find helpful business posts that address topics like managing your finances, tools for powering your business, pricing your services and running a studio.
Recent articles from Tiffinbox:
- • Photography Equipment Buying: A Business Perspective
- • The New Wedding Guest
- • 5 Tips for Photography Website Success
For any business owner, the HBR blog is full of relevant, practical and thought-provoking posts. The writers and curators are experienced business leaders and fantastic wordsmiths who tackle topics like leveraging your company’s strengths, managing sales and increasing productivity.
When digging into these articles, it’s guaranteed you won’t find any fluff. While they’re easy to read, they’re also extremely substantive and will leave you pondering ways to apply the principles to your own business.
Recent articles from the Harvard Business Review Blog:
- • Make Time for the Work that Matters
- • A Question That Can Change Your Life
- • Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are
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