FAST 5: How Long do You Spend Editing Wedding Photos?

ShootDotEdit’s Fast Five — 5 useful quick tips you can apply to your photography business right now!

Editing is one of the most time-consuming aspects of your post-wedding workflow. Every minute you spend editing is time not spent growing your photography business. It can be detrimental to your success and your workflow!

So let’s go over 5 ways outsourcing can help grow your business while saving you time and headaches.

5 Ways Outsourcing Helps Grow Your Business

1. Focus on What’s Important

When you outsource photo editing, you can focus on the most important tasks that will help your photography business grow. You might be asking yourself what is most important for your photography business. Think about your ROI when editing wedding images – your Return on Investment. As a business owner, does your time spent editing (your investment) provide you ROI.

2. You’re Missing Out

Chances are, you are saying no to opportunities left and right, some of which you may not even know about, including:

  • Taking A Vacation
  • Working On Your Brand
  • Taking On New Business Opportunities
  • Using Personal Time
  • Marketing To Ideal Clients
  • Provident Relevant Resources
  • Blogging
  • Having Hobbies
  • Earning More
  • Creating Unforgettable Client Experiences

Don’t miss out because you’re too busy editing photos!

3. Improve Your Post-Wedding Workflow

If most of your time post-wedding goes to editing photos, your workflow is taking a hit. You want to focus on tasks that add true value to your business. Outsourcing photo editing to a specialist can give you more time to conquer those tasks.

4. Faster Turnaround Time

The longer you wait to deliver images to your clients, the less excited they will be. A specialist can give you a streamlined process for delivery. Imagine meeting (and even exceeding) your client expectations!

5. Work On Profit-Generating Tasks

One of the biggest benefits of outsourcing your photo editing needs is that you can work on profit-generating tasks. These are the tasks that are most important in your business and will help you to reach your overall goals. They can be:

  • Networking
  • Client Referrals.
  • Social Media Presence
  • Consistent Blogging
  • Building New Revenue Streams


Taking the leap to trust a specialist with your wedding photo edits can be a big step. Freeing yourself from the editing trap can make all the difference in your business. To know more, read our detailed blog: 10 Reasons You Need To Outsource Your Editing.

At ShootDotEdit, our goal is to take the “heavy lifting” of photo editing off your plate — giving you more time to run your business, spend time with your family, or even just have a life again!

Click here to learn more about what ShootDotEdit can do for you!

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