Category Archives: Photography marketing

The Inner Game Of Success In Photography Business…

Here's the thing.... In our world, our culture, our society, we often want the quick fix, easy solution. Problem is, this goes directly against what it really takes to succeed in business, in life, in photography. I know a better way. Keep reading. One problem most of us have is seeing the big picture. Yea,…
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“Sh*t, I did it again. I took on too much.”

Friends in photography, Ever wake up first thing in the morning, early, gasping for air? Eyes bulging wide open. Scary thoughts. Cold sweats. You know the feeling. Powerless. Scared. Filled with nameless anxieties. Lions pouncing on me from everywhere and opera music playing.... (I was dreaming about lions and opera music just before waking up...seriously....go…
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Photographers….ever wonder if Picasso had anxiety attacks?

Friends in photography, My daughter, 2nd year graphic design student, blurts out: "You have such a badass job. Everyone thinks what you do is so cool." I stopped, pondered, and realized the truth in her words. "I do have a cool job, don't I?" I thought to myself. Not bragging or anything, but dammit, I…
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You had me at “insane sales.”

Friends in photography, A recent email from one of my subscribers.... "Hi Rob, I have really enjoyed your webinars in the past! I am still on your list although I am not a member, so I am now curious about who thisMaria is that is speaking on Sept 22?" Being in business, obsessed about the…
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Why being in business if the best self help program out there…

You hear stories of great adventures and travel, where the hero, you, them, us, goes through a cathartic experience and morhps into a newer, higher version of themselves. They become a better person than they were before before they started out. This is the core truth behind Joseph Campbell's (one of my favorites!) thesis in…
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Never say this if you want to grow your photography business…

Never say this if you want to grow your photo business.... Years ago when I was still in the throes of building my very own photography business, the wife of a mom and pop successful studio duo whom I admired and looked up to, told me these words: "Rob, whenever someone asks 'How's business?', always, always, always, without exception, say: 'Great!'....." She continued: "Never, ever…
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“We don’t need no stinkin’ onions….”

I was ordering a sub at Subway. The grand chef sandwich master waved his hand over the vast array of additional goodies to spice up my creation with.... "Yes, yes, everything...please..." I instructed. As soon as he got to the onions, I said, jokingly: "No, no, we don't need no stinkin' onions." Of course, making…
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