General Observation

MLB Hall of Fame Class of 2013

I have been bothered by recent news stories, but the baseball hall of fame has opened some wounds. I happen to be a huge sports fan, I love baseball. But the things I love about it are under attack by a bunch of self indulgent writers who have an absurd delusion of grandeur. Baseball is […]

5 Steps to Better Results When Answering Sales Calls

Had a great conversation with a fellow entrepreneur today. Brand new to a certain aspect of a similar industry, she expressed her frustration with a blown sales call. There’s nothing worse than doing everything right to make that phone ring only for something to go wrong on the line. You can feel it instantly. You’ve […]

Two Quick Thoughts on Maintaining your Facebook Business Page and Purchasing Likes

Facebook pages can be wonderful sources of interaction between you, your business, and the market you are trying to reach. However, this wonderful and free medium for delivering your brand to the marketplace must be maintained and appreciated for it to be a successful arm of your marketing body. I’ve created and maintained a few […]

Making New Years Resolutions Work in 2012

Goals are the map that lead us where we want to go. Writing down and reviewing your goals are the difference between dreaming and planning. The problem with our ever changing world is that our goals get away from us as we get distracted. Make 2012 the year you actually get something done! Here are […]

The Value of Time

The days of wasting people’s time are over. We can no longer expect to get to ‘yes’ via the same practices we’ve grown accustom. The days of taking a prospect out to lunch or 18 holes of golf are numbered. The major benefit to the prospect of going out to fancy lunch or taking the […]

Social Media Photography Demand

BE IN SOCIAL-MEDIA DEMAND I specialize in High School senior photography, so my marketing advice will often lead to examples of success we’ve had in this aspect of our industry, but many of the concepts are universal. Social Media is certainly a High School Senior and Children Photography game. High School seniors are addicted to […]

What This Senior Photographer Learned By Selling My Own Work

Do you have what it takes to sell your photography? Many photographers choose not to handle the selling of their work. Many leave it to professional sales people or a spouse. I’ll be honest, selling your own stuff is tough. I’ve been a professional photographer for the past 13 years and even today I get […]