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Kim Hackworth

As Seen: Mistakes Make Magic Podcast + Rachel Brenke – How to Avoid Strategic Leaks and Legal Potholes

Last November, Catherine Guidry from Mistakes Make Magic invited Rachel to talk about legal issues in our businesses that we need to be aware of.     Key points to listen for: Rachel’s entrepreneurial path She says it all the time: “You never have an issue until you have an issue!” Rachel explains what she...
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3 Risks every photographer faces on the job: How photography insurance can work for you

As a photographer, you have the creative freedom to capture precious moments for your clients and meet new people along the way. While you have a say on the camera equipment being used, props, and lighting, there are some things that are completely out of your control. Whether you take on short-term events or you...
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Top 12 tips for your photography website

You have your business license, insurance, and everything else you need to be legal. You set up your Facebook page and invited all of your friends and portfolio clients.  Now, you are wondering, ” Do I really need a website?”  Yes, yes you do!  Facebook is great for showing your favorite session photos and quickly...
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Top 5 ways to be more efficient in your business

You are looking for ways to be more efficient in your business. We’re not mind-readers, even though we’re awesome. Just like you, we are looking for ways to be more efficient in your business.   Here are 5 ways you can learn to be more efficient in your photography business: 7 Ways photographers can utilize...
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Top 7 tax and accounting tips for your photography business

Taxes and accounting can be daunting. But, we’ve got your back! Here are our top 7 tax and accounting tips for your photography business. Disclaimer: Tax laws frequently change. Please check with a CPA before implementing anything that can affect your tax contributions or deductions.    Here are the top 7 articles on tax and...
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Top 14 tips for photographers just setting up their business-Part 2

We see photographers just setting up their business every day. We want you to know that you are not alone. We have a wide range of resources and information to help you educate and equip yourself to establish your business on the right legal and business footing. We know sometimes legal and business topics can...
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Top 14 tips for photographers just setting up their business-Part 1

Calling all Photographers just setting up their business: So you’re ready to take your photography business to the next level? You’re ready to start your photography business?! This is such an exciting time. We are happy for you and we want you to be educated and equipped to establish your business on the right legal...
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Top 10 copyright tips for protecting your photography business

We have our Top 10 copyright tips for protecting your photography business! One of the best investments of time and energy you can make as a photographer is to understand copyright and how you as the owner of a photography business can interact effectively with the law and protect your images and other intellectual property...
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5 Tips to end the year on top of your game

We are all about finishing the year strong and rolling into the new year – so we wanted to share some high impact tools and tips to end the year on top of your game. We love to break it down for you so that you can take action and make a difference in growing...
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2 Easy DIY Christmas Light Photography Tutorials

It’s that time of year again!   The lights, the glitter, the Christmas carols, and endless possibilities for photos. As a gift to you, we have put together a few tutorials to help you step up your Christmas photography game.   Here are 2 tutorials for your Christmas photography: How to shoot Christmas tree lights...
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Top 7 tips for protecting your photography business

You’re creating a photography business you are proud of, but you want to make sure that as it grows your business is protected! We are right there with you.   Without further ado, here are 7 tutorials to help you protect your photography business: Is your photography business prepared for the unexpected? 6 Insurance types...
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4 tips to make albums a viable part of your business

When it comes to designing an album, you need to get the basics right. Like most things, it’s all about prep. If you get the foundations right, the design process will flow.   Tip 1:  Know your album company There are many album companies out there and each one has specific specifications and settings for...
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Top 9 legal tips for your photography business

We know, you just want to take gorgeous photos. You really wish all this legal stuff would just fade away into the background. But, we want to help you make sure you’re protected! Which means, we want to help you make sure you’re educated on the legal aspects of your photography business! So where do...
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Top 5 tips for growing your photography business

Growing a photography business is not a get rich quick scheme. At least not a good one. Even though it takes time and work to grow a photography business, sometimes we need quick wins. We need to know that we aren’t just flitting from one pretty, shiny, object to another pretty, shiny… You catch our drift?!...
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