Sales and Marketing

4 Ways to Up Your Photography Income

Photo by SDE Wedding Pro Looyenga Photography

The idea of earning extra cash around the holidays is one everyone can get behind. Who wouldn’t want extra spending money to spread more holiday cheer?

According to a recent survey, a lot of your fellow photographers are taking action on that idea and it’s paying off! Here are some ways our ShootDotEdit Customers are adding to their bottom lines.

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Mini Session Successes

Photo by SDE Wedding Pros Salt and Pine Photography

When it comes to time spent for income earned, mini sessions are king. A survey of some of our ShootDotEdit photographers revealed that a successful mini session campaign around the holidays can make or break the year for many small businesses. 

Here are three tips we learned from other Professional Wedding and Portrait Photographers for making mini sessions work year-round — especially during the holidays.

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Extra: Stunning Wedding Photo Galleries That Market & Sell For You

Featuring an interview with Ryan Burhop, SDE Client and EXTRA pro user.

For many wedding photographers, the income stream from a wedding ends when the images have been delivered to the clients. Digital images delivered means job done. Right!

But what if that wasn’t the final answer? What if you could continue to make money after the wedding with no more work than you’re already doing? You’d be all in on that, right? Do I hear a “heck yes!” from the crowd? If so, let me introduce you to Extra — a stunning wedding photo gallery site that sells prints for ShootDotEdit clients and ALSO offers free storage, free hosting, an automated state-of-the-art sales & marketing engine, and takes zero commission.

Simply put, taking advantage of Extra after every wedding generates the closest thing to free money you can get.

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Upping Album and Print Sales This Winter

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Once the hard work of shooting a wedding is over, many photographers continue to earn extra income by selling products and print sales.

Make Good Use of Holiday Coupon Codes for Print Sales

We conducted a survey of some of our best ShootDotEdit photographers to get tips on how they increase their income in the off-season. Across the board, coupon codes and vouchers seem to be a foolproof way of encouraging clients to buy printed products in the winter months. 

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How to Start a Photography Blog

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As a wedding photographer, learning how to start a photography blog is essential to the success of your wedding photography business. Blogging is a way to highlight your photographic talents, while also showcasing your personality. With a blog, you can generate interest in you and your photography brand. Your blog can then lead to building an even larger client-base.

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How to Get More Wedding Photography Clients

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Here at ShootDotEdit, we specialize in wedding photo editing. We also partner with industry leaders to bring you valuable tips and tricks on the most relevant topics for your photography business. Today, we’re diving into how to get photography clients.

In your wedding photography business, referrals are key to your longevity and success. How can you make sure to delight clients every time? We connected with Darren of Reality Photography to discover his tips on how to get more photography clients through excellent customer service. Plus, we added a bonus section with additional tips to help you get more wedding photography clients.

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How to Boost Your Photography Business with Video Marketing

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Are you currently using video marketing for business to attract and book ideal clients? Whether you use video marketing software or create them yourself, video marketing is a fast way to capture the attention of clients who are perfect for you. Though, it can be challenging to know exactly where to start with videos and the best places to share them to gain the most traction. We reached out to ShootDotEdit Wedding Pro, Vanessa Joy, to gain her insights on how to boost your photography business with video marketing. Keep reading to learn more.

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