The Steps You Should Take to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business – PS

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In this Episode, Erica and Connor Discuss The changes coming to the Portrait Session format before having a conversation concerning the overall steps a person interested in taking their portrait photography hobby and turning it in to a business.

GENERAL STEPS FOR TURNING YOUR HOBBY INTO A BUSINESS:

  • Step 1 Ask: What kind of Portrait business do you want?
  • Step 2 Establish a legal entity.
  • Step 3 Accounting & Finances
  • Step 4 Portfolio Building and culling
  • Step 5 Pricing yourself
  • Step 6 Business Model/Customer experience
  • Step 7 Portfolio Display and Branding
  • Step 8 Building an Organic web presence
  • Step 9 Develop additional marketing strategies
  • Step 10 Finding Success: How to manage a transition to a job as a photographer

STICKING POINTS

During sticking points, Connor sits down with Kaden from 365th Street Photography to discuss his struggle with writing blog and social media posts that speak with a voice that feels genuine without being overly repetitive along with some general tips for finding effective keywords for blogging and hash tagging.

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