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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 each album and book. Some maybe layflat, others might be perfect bound and require a...
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Strengthen & secure. Protect your biz + set expectations with clients using the Essentials Contract Bundle (click here)   Have you protected your images? Copyright registration is a very inexpensive yet super valuable protection for your images, blogs and other intellectual property.  Without registration, copyright protection is greatly lacking. (click here)   Be prepared. You need to prepare for the worst, so your business can run at its best. But how?   This 30...
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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 you start? Here’s a collection of our top 9 legal tips for your photography business!...
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Lightroom is one of my biggest loves because of the ease of use. Truly so much is at your fingertips without having to recreate the wheel each time. I wanted to take you through a quick tutorial on how to add copyright data to your images and save the preset so that on import your photos are ready to go. Before we dig into this tutorial – let’s keep in...
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Goodness there are so many things I need to know! – You. Yes, I know. That’s what we’re here for you. – TheLawTog Team But seriously y’all – we GET it! It’s so hard figuring what to do for legalities in business + the strategic and efficient way to invest your financial resources. Now, I could tell you to skip over to the shop and grab it all.  But the...
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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?! Because we catch yours! We know you want to make real progress today! We wanted...
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Sometimes, you have a client who is so excited and proud of the work you have created capturing them, their family, or their life, that they submit your images to a contest or to a magazine or newspaper for publication. They may not have ill intent, but nevertheless, you open a publication only to find your work included without your permission or prior knowledge. They may even be confused about...
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The goal of marketing your photography business is to attract more quality clients. So how can you do this? Better yet, how can you do this without spending money you don’t have and working more hours than there are in a day? We’ve got you covered. A crash course in marketing your photography business, √. All the tips for making your photography business marketing budget stretch further than a batch...
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A situation that is more common than you might expect occurs when a business is bought or sold. A question that arises in this situation is as follows: If I license commercial use of my photographs to a business & the business is sold, is that commercial use license part of the business sale? Businesses change hands. They are bought and sold. They are subsumed into larger companies. They are...
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As we roll toward the end of the year, it is likely you are thinking about your plans for next year – your pricing and sales strategies in particular. Maybe you are considering how to implement your business plan so that you reach your business goals. We wanted to make sure you had our top pricing and sales tips for your photography business because we want to see you succeed!...
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