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Capture The Chaos - Grow Your Newborn and Family Photography Business

English, Finance, 1 season, 100 episodes, 1 day, 7 hours, 35 minutes
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Do you wish you could book more photography clients? Are you sick of Instagram sucking all of your time with little return? Do you wish there was a simpler way to market your photography business? Are you ready to feel more confident in your prices and offerings? In this podcast you will find tactical time saving solutions, proven marketing strategies, and inspiration from other mom-tographers just like you. My mission is to help moms build and scale a family and newborn photography business around their busy, joy filled, and sometimes chaotic lives. If you’re ready to build a photography business that is a little less mess and a lot more organized you are in the right place! Hey! I’m Brittnie, wife, mama, photographer, and sister in Christ. I tried to build a family photography business with the spaghetti method (you know throw it on the wall and see what sticks). I finally realized that if I was going to scale and become a profitable photographer without sacrificing my family life I needed a better plan. I’ve implemented strategies that doubled my photography clients and gave me time freedom to do the things I love, like take naps and go on fun adventures with my kids. And I’m ready to share them with you! If you are ready to finally find the secret sauce to building a thriving family and newborn photography business without sacrificing the life you love living, this podcast is for you. Let’s capture the chaos and get to snappin mama. CONNECT Website: brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: intstagram.com/brittnierenee.com
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97. How to Showcase Your Client's Transformation to Book More Photography Clients with Sara Gillis

As a photographer, the primary product that you offer is your photographs. However, sometimes, your photos alone may not be enough to tell the whole story. This is where the importance of copywriting comes in. The words that you use to describe your work, your business, and yourself can provide a comprehensive understanding of your brand and differentiate you from the competition.  In this episode we are joined by Sara Gillis, a talented copywriter, to dive deeper into why copywriting is so crucial for your business. A well-crafted copy can help you convey your brand's personality and values, tell your story effectively, and build a strong connection with your audience. It can also help you showcase your expertise, highlight your unique selling points, and persuade potential clients to choose you over your competitors.  Therefore, as a photographer, it is essential to invest in high-quality copywriting to complement your outstanding visual work and maximize your business's potential. What we cover:  How do we create demand for our service, especially when you are at a higher price or you sell a “non necessity” product?  Where do we value putting our money and what that value means for everyone else?  Even if your photos are fantastic, they can still be pretty similar to other photos. Words, however, can communicate exactly what makes you different and special. How we can use AI as a tool to help improve our writing and ideas  You shouldn’t compete with people as far a prices oges, but rather something you can control like the quality of your work Connect with Sara:  Website: https://whatsarasaid.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hellosaragillis/  Copywriter on Call Podcast: https://whatsarasaid.com/podcast    Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
4/30/202421 minutes, 57 seconds
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96. The Secret To Booking Premium Photography Clients with Rachel Traxler

Rachel Traxler joins the podcast to discuss her secret to booking premium photography clients. Rachel is a Wisconsin-based wedding photographer, photography business coach, and podcaster, and she is a true expert when it comes to booking premium clients. Rachel has a wealth of knowledge and experience on the topic, and she has identified the common mistakes that photographers make when trying to attract and work with premium clients. During our conversation with Rachel, she will be sharing her insights on marketing your photography business and building your ideal clientele. She will explain how to find and attract premium clients who are willing and ready to invest in your services. Rachel's tips will be valuable to anyone looking to improve their client base and grow their business. We all know that attracting and booking the right clients is crucial for any photography business. But it can be challenging to identify the types of clients we want to work with and to figure out how to reach them. Rachel's expertise can help us with just that. By the end of our conversation, you will have a better understanding of how to avoid the mistakes that are holding you back from working with premium clients and how to market your business effectively to attract the right clientele.   What we cover:  The secret to booking premium clients  Marketing your business without social media Three mistakes that people are making in their marketing  Three different types of buyers and how we interact and sell to them Pivoting and shifting our marketing strategies to achieve our best results  Listen to Rachel talk about similar topics:  https://www.youtube.com/@RachelTraxler/videos  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/037-re-defining-what-client-experience-means-for-photography/id1617838824?i=1000576337689  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N73egFg-oWQ    Connect with Rachel:  Website: www.racheltraxler.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/racheltraxler/  -------------------------------------- Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
4/23/202427 minutes, 40 seconds
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95. 3 Simple Ways To Grow Your Photography Email List

Developing your email list is one of the most effective ways to expand your business and increase your revenue over time. Email marketing is still a highly effective method of reaching out to potential customers and staying connected with existing ones. It allows you to communicate with your audience in a personalized way, building trust and loyalty.  Despite the rise of social media platforms and other digital marketing strategies, email marketing remains a vital tool for businesses of all sizes. In fact, according to recent studies, email marketing is still one of the most cost-effective marketing channels, generating an average return on investment of $38 for every dollar spent.  So, if you want to grow your business, you need to start building your email list. In this episode, I will discuss why email marketing is so crucial for your business and provide you with three practical ways to grow your email list. By implementing these strategies, you will be able to increase your reach, build your brand, and ultimately drive more sales.   Highlights of the episode:  Consistency is the key to growth  We need to stop thinking about our businesses in short-term bursts The importance of investing in paid email platforms and all of their benefits Three tips to growing your email list   Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner -- All Planners are 20% off! Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google   
4/16/202413 minutes, 59 seconds
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94.Save Hours In Your Business Each Week By Outsourcing Your Editing

Once you have perfected your photography skills and have a clear idea of your editing style, the most efficient way to save time in your photography business is by outsourcing your editing work to someone else. In this regard, I have invited my editor, Nicole Olson, to share some valuable tips and insights on how to outsource your editing work and improve your photography business. Tune in to hear her expert advice! Highlights in this episode: How to decide if you’re ready to outsource your culling, your editing, or both How to use presets to majorly cut down your editing time Specific tips for certain camera brands Speedy editing shortcuts  Why we don’t need to worry about AI editing Reach out to Nicole Olson for culling services and Lightroom color correction services, and photoshop services: www.photosbynicolemarie.net Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
4/2/202425 minutes, 35 seconds
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93.Learn To Run Your Photography Business in 15 Hours a Week or Less

When I first started my business I was a disorganized mess. I did not have an efficient strategy and everything took so long to accomplish. However, I’ve cracked the secret to working less and now I’m down to 15-hour work weeks or less in my photography business, and you can be too!  Today’s episode is going to be sharing all my tips and secrets for having a 15-hour-or-less work week.  Highlights of this episode:  What does a typical work week in my photography business look like  Learning how to edit and shoot efficiently and consistently so it takes you less time  The benefits of things like outsourcing and automating anything that can be automated  Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
3/26/202411 minutes, 36 seconds
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92. Using Theme Days To Be More Productive

Do you want to spend less time working? Of course you do! You want to be making as much money in as little time as possible, especially if you are a mom working during naptime. Day blocking and theme days are the perfect solution to this problem.  In today’s episode, I’m sharing with you how to get the most out of your day by implementing day blocking and theme days.  Highlights from this episode:  What is day blocking/theme days?  What you need to do before you start implementing theme days  Giving examples of ideas you could use for your theme days Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
3/19/20245 minutes, 53 seconds
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91. How to Outsource in Your Photography Biz Without Breaking the Bank

You can't do everything on your own and at some point in your business you are going to need to ask for help. This is why outsourcing is such a helpful tool! If you do it right, you can get so much time back and make more money with your extra hours or just kick up your feet and relax. In today’s episode, I’m going to be explaining everything you need to know about outsourcing in the right way so that your monetary investment is doing the work for you!    Highlights of this episode:  How do I know when I’m ready to outsource?  How do I know what parts of my business I should outsource?  What do I need to do before I am ready to delegate tasks?  Want to know more about Simplify the Chaos? Be sure to get on the waitlist: brittnierenee.com/simplify-the-chaos Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
3/12/20247 minutes, 7 seconds
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90. Listening To The Data: Streamline Your Marketing Strategy

As creatives, we tend to lean into our feelings a bit more than others. While listening to our gut and understanding our feelings is a great trait to have… it’s not telling the whole truth. Tracking data in your photography business helps you to observe objectively.  If you aren’t tracking the numbers in your business you are very likely spinning your wheels and wasting a lot of time when it comes to marketing your business. Through tracking numbers you can get a better understanding of each part of your marketing process and know which areas need a little attention and which areas are performing well. In this episode, we are going to be diving into how to learn from your data and make sure that we are making the most out of our time and resources.  Highlights of this episode:  How we can use data to attract more leads and learn from the leads we are already bringing in Looking at our website and our traffic to see what is working and what needs to be improved  Checking your email marketing to see how many people view it, unsubscribe from it, and more  Figuring out the most effective way to market yourself on social media to achieve your business goal   Grab the free Leads & Metric tracker to help you analyze your business data http://brittnierenee.com/leads-and-metrics Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
3/5/202410 minutes, 55 seconds
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89. Overcoming Limiting Beliefs About Pricing for Photographers

In this episode Brittnie addresses common limiting beliefs around pricing for photography businesses. She debunks these beliefs by highlighting her own experiences and encourages listeners to value their work and not undervalue themselves. She discusses the importance of attracting the right clients, offers insights on setting prices, and shares her perspective on the dynamics of pricing in the photography industry. The episode ends with a reminder that these limiting beliefs are not true and encourages listeners to have faith in their pricing and the value of their work. Highlights in this episode: Addressing Limiting Beliefs About Pricing Debunking the Fear of Raising Prices Exploring the Value of Photography Overcoming the Fear of Losing Clients Addressing the 'I'm Not Good Enough' Belief The Pitfalls of Constant Discounts Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
2/27/202413 minutes, 56 seconds
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88. Ditching The Mom Guilt While Running A Photography Business with Sabrina Gebhardt

Being a mom and an entrepreneur will stretch you to the limit. This becomes extremely evident when we are trying to make sure we are still spending good quality time with our kids. It's exciting to start working on something that lights us, but how can you manage the mom guilt that comes from such a major shift in priorities?   In today’s episode we are joined by the amazing Sabrina Gebhardt to talk about all things mom guilt and the struggles of running a business with kids.    Highlights of this episode:  The benefits of child care for you and your child Making sure to spend time with your kids, especially as they get older Sometimes we build up our guilt in our heads As women and moms, we are allowed to be multi-passionate Connect with Sabrina:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sabrinagebhardtphotography/  Website: https://sabrinagebhardt.com/    Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
2/20/202420 minutes, 39 seconds
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87. Running Your Photography Biz in Less Time Through Automations with Colie James

When running a business, there are plenty of little things that need to get done. Automation can help lessen the load and provide you with quality work. From helping send reminders or offering quick responses, there are plenty of benefits to using automation.  On today’s episode, Colie James shares with us everything you need to know about automation and how to implement it into your business.    Highlights of this episode:  Debunking ideas surrounding how customers feel about automation  Using automation to help you look good and professional  How to choose which program and CRM you use The importance of saying thank you to your clients   Connect with Colie: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coliejames/?hl=en  Website: https://coliejames.com/  Grab colie's "Love Your Leads" automation template here. Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
2/13/202434 minutes, 38 seconds
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86. Grow Your Photography Business Brooke Jefferson

Do you ever feel like you're just a hot mess and you have bigger goals than what your business is able to sustain? Or maybe you just feel like your photography business needs a little bit of a push. If any of this is the case, then this episode is perfect for you.  Today’s guest Brooke Jefferson shares with all of you how her Broke to Booked Blueprint Program can help all of your photography businesses and achieve your goals.    Highlights of this episode:  The benefits of having the Blueprint Program as both a course and a coaching program  The personal connection and relationship that Brooke provides in her program  How to get the most out of any coaching program How to know when you should spend your money on a course Brooke’s virtual summit that’s coming up   Connect with Brooke:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebrookejefferson/  Website: https://brookejefferson.com/  Link to Brooke’s Summit: https://brookejefferson.thrivecart.com/plan-to-profit-photographer-brittnie/ Join the Blueprint Program Here: https://brookejefferson.com/brittnie  Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
2/6/202429 minutes, 52 seconds
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85. Repurposing Your Content 15 Different Ways

Oftentimes, creating content to constantly be posting is a big weakness for people. We are always stuck with the question of “what do I do?” or “what should I post?”. A good way around this is repurposing content.  With our guest for today’s episode, Brittni Schroeder, we’ll delve into how you can take one new idea and repurpose it into multiple ideas, while doing less work.    Highlights of this episode:  Looking beyond just photographers for the best business advice How to reach your target audience How to stay organized when repurposing content Using SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) and turning them into a routine Diversifying what platforms you are on to get more leads    Connect with Brittni: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittni.schroeder/  Website: https://brittnischroeder.com/  Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
1/30/202425 minutes, 28 seconds
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84.Creating Work Life Balance

Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community  Purchase The Planner Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google 
1/24/202429 minutes, 46 seconds
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83. Declutter Your Life To Be More Productive and Organized

Today we welcome Kristen from Gracefully Nested to talk to us about decluttering! This conversation is packed with helpful tips so that your decluttering sessions can be efficient and long-lasting! Tried and True Best Practices: Decluttering is the most important thing when it comes to getting organized because you can't organize all the things until you get rid of the excess things. It just takes baby steps. Thinning your life is huge. It helps the day go more smoothly. The truth about extra things, even if you think they aren't bothering you, is that they can trigger you by making you feel overwhelmed. Decluttering doesn't just happen once. Kristen declutters her home about 6 times a year. You don't need to save, as a mom, every drawing your kid ever presents you. Give yourself permission to let lots of it go. Having a drop zone for your shoes and things that you need multiple times a day is huge. Decluttering will save you time because you're not looking through the drawer of 10 spatulas for the one you actually like. Try not to let your garage be the place where things go to die. Don't let returns become clutter. Get your money back! If your pantry is organized, you will save time and money by not buying groceries you already have. The first step to decluttering: you need to take everything out and group it. Measure the spaces where you're trying to organize so you can buy bins and shelves that actually fit in the space. Label your bins and baskets. When you have less stuff to clean, you'll have more time because you're cleaning less. Never look at the whole room because you'll shut down and leave. Instead, take a basket and dump it out on the ground. Take out everything you don't need and get rid of those things. If you find something that belongs somewhere else, don't go and try to organize that problem area. Just put it in that room and make a plan to work on that room another day.     Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast Facebook Community  Listen to more episodes of the Capture the Chaos podcast! Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google    
1/17/202420 minutes, 14 seconds
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82. 5 Tools To Organize Your Photography Business

Does this sound familiar? You've been told to work harder and take on more clients to grow your photography business, only to find yourself overwhelmed and still struggling to reach your goals. The pain of constantly feeling stressed and burnt out while not seeing the results you desire can be discouraging. But what if there's a better way to achieve sustainable success in photography?   Brittnie's 5 tools for having an organized business:   1 - CRM  2 - Tailwind  3 - MeisterTask  (Psst! The bonus tool of #3 is MindMeister.) 4 - Air Table  5 - Capture the Chaos Planner!   Achieving Work-Life Balance: A successful photography career doesn't mean neglecting other aspects of life. A balanced approach to work and life ensures that you live a fulfilling life while still striving for business success. Brittnie's podcast imparts strategies for maintaining this balance, encouraging listeners to consistently ask what is most important in their lives and how they want to be perceived by others. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast
1/12/202413 minutes, 40 seconds
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81. Setting Tangible Goals for Photographers

Does this sound familiar? You've been told to work harder and take on more clients to grow your photography business, only to find yourself overwhelmed and still struggling to reach your goals. The pain of constantly feeling stressed and burnt out while not seeing the results you desire can be discouraging. But what if there's a better way to achieve sustainable success in photography? Highlights in this episode: Mastering Photography Business Growth Strategies: Unlock the secrets to expanding your photography business and reaching new heights of success. Setting SMART Goals for Success: Learn how to set specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound goals to propel your photography career forward. Achieving Work-Life Balance for Photographers: Discover the keys to balancing your passion for photography with a fulfilling personal life, leading to greater overall happiness and success. Creating a Productive and Organized Photography Business: Uncover the methods for establishing a well-oiled photography business, leading to increased efficiency and client satisfaction. Pivoting and Adjusting Goals for Success: Gain insights into the art of adapting and fine-tuning your goals to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the photography industry, ensuring sustainable success. Mastering Photography Business Growth Growing a photography business requires strategic goal setting and regular introspection. Brittany emphasizes remaining flexible, pivoting as necessary, and maintaining focus on what truly matters in your business. This approach ensures a sustainable growth process that aligns with your inherent passion for photography without leading to burnout. Setting SMART Goals for Success Brittany further underscores the value of SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-based) goal setting in achieving success. For a robust goal planning, consider areas like physical, mental, spiritual, social, family, financial, and career. By breaking down a large goal into SMART sub-goals, you can track your progress more effectively and adjust your course when necessary. Achieving Work-Life Balance A successful photography career doesn't mean neglecting other aspects of life. A balanced approach to work and life ensures that you live a fulfilling life while still striving for business success. Brittany's podcast imparts strategies for maintaining this balance, encouraging listeners to consistently ask what is most important in their lives and how they want to be perceived by others. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast
12/21/20237 minutes, 14 seconds
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80. How to Optimize Your Photography Website for More Clients - Kate Hejde

Is your photography business struggling to attract clients and convert leads? Join us as we dive into the secrets of optimizing your website for success. You may already be pouring time and effort into social media marketing, but seeing little to no return on investment. Your potential clients may be leaving your website without taking any action, instead of being captivated by your work and reaching out to book a session. It's time to make a change and optimize your website for success. Highlights in this episode: Maximize your website's potential to attract clients. Elevate your online presence for greater success. Discover the essential pages for a photography website. Craft clear and compelling service pages for impact. Create a user-friendly experience to engage clients. The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:06 - Importance of Website in Photography Business 00:03:07 - Importance of Buying Your Domain 00:08:38 - Must-Have Pages on a Website 00:10:39 - Importance of Service Pages for SEO 00:12:18 - Should You Put Pricing on Your Website? 00:13:32 - Importance of Clear Pricing on Websites 00:14:16 - Streamlining Client Calls 00:16:04 - Planner for Photographers 00:16:47 - Common Website Mistakes 00:21:24 - Balancing Information on Websites 00:27:13 - Website Speed and Performance 00:28:32 - Website Analysis Tools 00:30:46 - Technical Issues with Video Background 00:31:16 - DIY vs. Done For You Websites Connect with Kate: Kate is a photographer turned web designer and website coach, helping creative build websites that sell their services for them so they can get the life they always pictured. Website Report Card: Dearkatebrandstrategy.com/reportcard Instagram: Instagram.com/dearkatebeandstrategy Website Launch Accelerator: Website Launch By Kate! Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast
12/12/202336 minutes, 41 seconds
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79. Live Coaching: Increase Productivity & Time Management

Does this sound familiar? You've been told to make a to-do list to improve your time management, but somehow it just adds to your overwhelm. The pain of feeling stuck in a never-ending cycle of tasks and deadlines is all too real. It's time to break free from this ineffective action and discover the true secrets to mastering time management and boosting productivity effortlessly. Highlights in this episode: Master time management to boost productivity and efficiency. Establish daily routines for enhanced productivity and focus. Discover the significance of organizing tasks for success. Overcome overwhelm and break free from feeling stuck. Craft personalized routines tailored for managing ADHD effectively. Master time management and boost productivity effortlessly: Effective time management is crucial for high productivity. This episode dives into the nuances of efficient task organization, which can reduce stress levels and improve performance. Having a structured routine, minimizing procrastination, and being disciplined with time usage are strategies suggested to master time management and surge productivity. Uncover the magic of creating routines for maximum productivity: Establishing personalized routines is the secret weapon for maximizing productivity. Tailoring routines according to one's personal and professional needs can help in beating overwhelm and consistently achieving targets. This episode focuses on the significance of such routines and how strategic planning can catapult productivity to the next level. Streamline your workload with the power of task organization: Task prioritization, a crucial part of task organization, is discussed in depth in this episode. It stresses the importance of breaking down monthly tasks into smaller, more manageable steps, and assigning them to specific days or weeks. This approach ensures smooth workflow, keeping entrepreneurs on top of their commitments and enhancing productivity. The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:06 - Introduction to the Capture the Chaos Podcast 00:01:24 - Haley's Background and Business 00:03:20 - ADHD and Entrepreneurship 00:05:28 - Time Block Schedule and Flexibility 00:08:25 - Self-Imposed Schedule and Infinite Time 00:12:07 - Overcoming Overwhelm 00:12:52 - Efficient Photography Business 00:14:04 - Time Audit Tips 00:15:30 - Categorizing Tasks 00:18:33 - Establishing Daily Tasks 00:24:05 - Importance of Time Audit and Brain Dump 00:25:32 - Weekly and Monthly Task Assignments 00:26:36 - Zone Cleaning and Monthly Task Organization 00:29:57 - Detailed Task Breakdown 00:31:26 - Benefits of Scheduled Content 00:36:26 - The Importance of Learning and Training the Mind 00:37:00 - Overcoming the Belief of Being Unable to Follow a Routine 00:37:47 - Finding Flexibility in Establishing a Routine 00:38:12 - Coaching and Support Offered by the Guest 00:38:44 - Invitation to Book Coaching Services
12/5/202338 minutes, 39 seconds
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78. Maximize Photography Bookings with a Google Business Profile

If you're feeling overwhelmed and disorganized in your photography business, constantly struggling to gain visibility and attract new clients, then you are not alone! Maybe you've been relying solely on word-of-mouth referrals, but finding that it's not enough to keep your calendar full. Or perhaps you've been spending hours on social media, posting beautiful images and engaging with potential clients, only to see minimal results. Whatever the case may be, it's frustrating to see your online presence fall short and your client bookings remain stagnant. But don't worry, there is a solution – setting up a Google Business profile can drastically improve your visibility and increase your client bookings. In this episode, you will be able to: Increase your online visibility with Google Business. Maximize the benefits of a Google Business profile. Harness the power of Google reviews for your photography business. Streamline the process of setting up your Google Business profile. Optimize your Google Business profile for maximum impact. The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:06 - Introduction to Capture the Chaos podcast 00:00:40 - Benefits of registering your business on Google 00:02:23 - Steps to set up your Google Business profile 00:03:46 - Tips for optimizing your Google Business profile 00:05:00 - Importance of maintaining and updating your Google Business profile Get Discovered Easily Registering your photography business on Google allows for easier discovery by potential clients. As users search for local photography services, Google presents them with registered businesses which visibly appear at the right side of their search page. With a detailed Google Business profile, your business benefits from increased accessibility, making it just a search away for potential customers. Increase Online Visibility Boost your online visibility by registering your business on Google. Once registered and verified, your business profile gets prioritized in first-page Google results, improving its exposure. The more visible your business, the higher the chances are of attracting more clients and, ultimately, securing more bookings. Build Trust with Clients Trust is integral to building a sustainable client base. Having a Google Business account not only amplifies your online presence but also acts as a trust-building tool. Satisfied clients can leave Google reviews that provide insight into their experiences with your services, which in turn, positively influences prospective clients and helps in building a credible image in the online space. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast
11/28/20235 minutes, 19 seconds
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BONUS: Grow Your Photography Business Through Blogging in Just One Hour a Week

Sign up for The Blogs That Book Workshop on Jan 24th, use code CYBER: SIGN UP HERE Use code CYBER to join the workshop for just $47   If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of clients despite your efforts to showcase your photography skills, and instead finding yourself spending more time on social media with no tangible results, then you are not alone! Endlessly scrolling through Instagram, hoping for potential clients to stumble upon your work, is not the answer you've been looking for. HIghlights in this episode: Boost your photography business by learning how to book more clients through blogging. Discover the power of blogging and how it can drive significant website traffic to your photography business. Learn why blogging and Pinterest are effective tools for attracting photography clients and growing your business. Uncover the advantages of blogging over Instagram when it comes to booking photography clients. Gain valuable insights on leveraging blogging and Pinterest to showcase your photography portfolio and attract potential clients. Secrets to Booking More Photography Clients: Learn how to increase your client bookings with effective use of blogging. By devoting just an hour a week to create engaging blog content, photographers can drive more traffic to their websites. This method offers the potential to turn readers into clients while saving you from the time-consuming demands of social media content creation. Leveraging the Power of Pinterest: Pinterest has the power to significantly boost your website traffic, making it a powerful tool for photographers. By incorporating it into your digital marketing strategy along with consistent blogging, you increase your visibility and chances of client bookings. Optimizing blog content for Pinterest can create an effective funnel to your website and services, thereby potentially increasing your client bookings. Instagram vs Blogging for Client Bookings: While Instagram is a popular platform for creatives, it can often turn into a time-consuming endeavor with little return. On the other hand, blogging aids in driving more focused website traffic, fostering a more direct connection with potential clients. Diversifying your marketing efforts beyond Instagram to include consistent blogging and Pinterest usage can lead to higher client booking rates, making it a worthwhile investment for your business. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast Sign up for The Blogs That Book Workshop on Jan 24th: SIGN UP HERE
11/26/20235 minutes, 10 seconds
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77. Save Time By Repurposing Blog Content for Social Media

Do you want to maximize your reach and attract more clients on social media? Are you looking for a solution to effectively repurpose your blog content and achieve the desired outcome? Brittnie shares her expertise on repurposing blog content for social media, so that photographers balancing motherhood and a business can improve their social media consistency and successfully attract clients. Discover the key strategies and techniques to transform your blog content into engaging social media posts, and unlock the potential to connect with your target audience on a whole new level. Highlights In This Episode: Improve your social media consistency to attract more clients and grow your photography business. Find balance between being a mother and running a successful photography business. Learn how to repurpose your blog content to create engaging social media posts and save time. Gain credibility and attract new clients by sharing client testimonials on your social media platforms. Leverage your blog content to increase your visibility and reach on social media. The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:06 - Introduction 00:00:35 - Challenges of Running a Photography Business with Children 00:01:45 - Consistency in Social Media Posting 00:03:56 - Different Goals for Posts and Stories 00:08:46 - Making Instagram Posts a Selling Point 00:14:04 - Importance of the Client Experience 00:15:20 - Making Blogging Easy 00:15:53 - Repurposing Blog Content 00:19:06 - Using Older Photos for Social Media 00:21:18 - Client Testimonials and Building Purpose Balancing motherhood with a successful photography business is a significant challenge that many women face. This juggling act requires a careful allocation of time and resources between personal responsibilities and professional aspirations. With the demanding nature of both roles, it becomes necessary to strike a balance, and maintain it, in order to ensure both personal happiness and career success. Ensuring consistency on social media platforms is crucial for any business, especially in the visually engaging field of photography. Regular posting helps increase visibility and grow the follower base, while also setting the stage for higher engagement. This increased interaction not only helps in customer acquisition, but also in customer retention, providing significant growth opportunities for the business. Repurposing blog content for social media is an effective, time-saving strategy that enhances online visibility. By converting long-format blog posts into bite-sized, digestible social media content, photographers can engage with their audience in a whole new way. This allows for the optimal usage of resources, leading to better reach and recognition, ultimately driving more clients to the business. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
11/21/202324 minutes, 56 seconds
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76. How to Stay Organized and Productive as a Photographer

If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by your busy schedule and limited work hours, then you are not alone! Despite your efforts to be productive, you may find yourself constantly playing catch-up, missing important deadlines, and struggling to find time for creative projects. The result you're looking for, increased productivity and reduced burnout, seems elusive as you juggle multiple tasks and struggle to prioritize effectively. The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:58 - Black Friday Deals and Benefits of the Capture The Chaos Planner 00:02:43 - Balancing Work and Business 00:04:56 - Staying Focused on Tasks 00:05:59 - Maximizing Work Hours 00:07:41 - Managing Business and Toddler 00:09:49 - Balancing Business with New Baby and Toddler Mastering photography business management Photographers juggling a full-time job alongside their business need to utilize efficient tools and strategies. Booking calendars can greatly aid to manage scheduling and deter burnout. Creating distinct boundaries by setting designated days off, avoiding over-scheduling, and being mindful of work blocks can uplift productivity and business organization. Unleashing productivity secrets Staying focused and distraction-free is integral to unleashing productivity. Keeping a to-do list on standby can help track spontaneous tasks and listening to calming music may reduce mental chatter. Always having a clarified plan before jumping into work, along with silencing phone notifications, can provide a distraction-free environment and maximize work hours. Achieving work-life balance Balancing work and family life, especially with young children, can be a challenging task for photographers. Imparting independence to children and scheduling activities for them during work hours can facilitate personal work space. During phases with a new baby, it’s essential to be considerate of personal and baby’s needs by permitting self-care and possibly taking business breaks. Recognizing that perfect balance might not be achievable can be liberating. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcas You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
11/14/202313 minutes, 40 seconds
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75. Streamlining Your Photography Business Booking Process

Tired of the chaos that comes with running a photography business? Feeling overwhelmed and burnt out? In this episode, Brittnie takes us on her journey of discovering the secret to streamlining the booking process. Get ready to unlock the key strategies and tools that will not only increase your productivity but also leave your clients raving about their seamless and effortless experience. Stay tuned to Capture the Chaos for the unexpected twist that will change the way you run your photography business forever. In this episode, you will be able to: Streamline your photography business booking process and save time by implementing a CRM system designed specifically for photographers. Increase your client satisfaction by creating individual service pages that showcase your unique offerings and make it easy for clients to understand what you provide. Drive more bookings with clear call-to-action statements on your website that make it simple for potential clients to take the next step and book your services. Automate your workflows and save time by utilizing email automation to send follow-ups, reminders, and communication to clients, improving your productivity and organization. Enhance your overall client experience by implementing a streamlined booking process that is effortless for your clients, resulting in increased satisfaction and positive reviews. Streamlining Booking Process Streamlining the booking process is crucial for photographic businesses aiming to minimize confusion and maximize customer satisfaction. An efficient booking process simplifies client navigation, guiding them effortlessly from service selection to final booking. By establishing a clear path, clients are more inclined to finalize their booking, ultimately driving business growth. Utilizing CRM System A Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system is essential in managing and optimizing customer interactions. This software allows businesses to automate tasks such as bookings, email workflows, and invoice creation, leading to greater productivity. Investing in a CRM like Irisworks or Dubsado can result in operational efficiency, improving business performance and customer satisfaction. Increasing Online Visibility Elevating online visibility is a strategic move to attract potential clients in the growing digital world. Individually designed service pages for each photography session are not only more approachable for clients but also enhance Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Combining this with a clear positioning statement and location ensures clients are informed, improving their browsing experience and overall impression of the business. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_co/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast   You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.  
11/7/20238 minutes, 51 seconds
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74. Long-Term Marketing Strategies for Photographers

If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of client engagement and slow business growth despite your best marketing efforts, then you are not alone! You may be tirelessly posting on social media, hoping for likes and comments, only to be met with silence. Instead of attracting potential clients, you find yourself lost in a sea of competition, struggling to stand out. It's time to discover efficient marketing strategies that will break this cycle and bring you the thriving photography business you deserve. Highlights in this episode: Boost your photography business with efficient marketing strategies. Enhance client satisfaction and loyalty through an exceptional experience. Unleash the power of word-of-mouth marketing to grow your client base. Overcome the challenges of traditional email marketing and explore new avenues. Discover alternative marketing strategies to stand out as a photographer. Boost your photography business Harnessing efficient strategies, like understanding your clientele and building strong relationships, not only elevates your photography business but also ensures sustainability. A focus on organization, productivity, and balanced activities all contribute towards a business that performs better. Introducing smarter strategies, both in the short term and long term, helps in creating a stress-free environment that enables a smoother business operation. Enhance client satisfaction and loyalty The value of client satisfaction cannot be overemphasized. Beyond just transactions, treating clients like valued partners fosters loyalty and enhances their experience. Going above and beyond to make them feel special will inevitably reflect in the positive reviews they give, potentially driving up loyalty rates and ensuring they keep coming back for more. Unleash the power of word-of-mouth marketing Word-of-mouth marketing, despite its simplistic nature, is often underestimated in its effectiveness. By providing an exceptional customer experience, clients are likely to become avid advocates for your business, sharing their positive experiences with others and driving new leads your way. This tailored approach to marketing not only helps with brand recognition but also creates a sense of trustworthiness and reliability in prospective clients' minds. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast JOIN THE 3-DAY PRODUCTIVITY WORKSHOP (Nov 7, 8, 9) https://brittnierenee.myflodesk.com/3dayproductivity   You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
10/31/202319 minutes, 22 seconds
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73. How to Organize Tasks and Take Control of Your Schedule

If you're feeling overwhelmed and constantly scrambling to meet deadlines, then you are not alone! Despite your efforts to prioritize tasks and stay organized, you may find yourself struggling to effectively manage your time. Instead of the increased productivity and better work-life balance you desire, you may be experiencing mounting stress and a never-ending to-do list. Discover powerful strategies to improve your time management and boost your productivity. Learn effective techniques for organizing your tasks and prioritizing your workload. Gain clarity and focus by structuring your work routine for maximum efficiency. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to participate in a live productivity workshop. Understand the importance of planning and organization in achieving a better work-life balance. Discover Powerful Strategies Being overwhelmed with daily tasks can be debilitating. In this episode, I share potent techniques to overcome this feeling of chaos by organizing tasks into manageable lists. Employing this strategy can help busy professionals effectively direct their time and effort, maximizing productivity in a structured manner. Learn Effective Techniques A fundamental aspect of planning involves estimating time spent on tasks, labeling, and time blocking. Learning how to categorize lists into daily, weekly, monthly, and client tasks offers a clearer perspective of the workload. These techniques not only help in visualizing and managing tasks more efficiently and avoiding burnout but also foster a more balanced work-life routine. Gain Clarity and Focus Running a business or managing a workload can be stressful without a clear focus. The assignment of tasks to specific timelines, coupled with a conscious understanding of the time taken to fulfil them, provides unparalleled clarity. Embracing this systematic approach enhances focus on essential activities and mars distraction, ultimately driving better productivity and a peaceful balance between work and personal life.   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast JOIN THE 3-DAY PRODUCTIVITY WORKSHOP (Nov 7, 8, 9) https://brittnierenee.myflodesk.com/3dayproductivity   You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
10/24/202315 minutes, 8 seconds
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72. Attracting Your Ideal Clients: Marketing Struggles in Boudoir Photography

Do you want to attract your ideal clients and establish a strong brand presence in the competitive world of boudoir photography? Are you struggling to find effective marketing strategies to achieve that desired outcome? Look no further, because I have the solution that will help you achieve the result you seek. By implementing the strategies I will be sharing, you can transform your marketing approach and create a magnetic presence that appeals to your ideal clients, elevating your boudoir photography business to new heights. Highlights in this episode: Discover effective strategies to overcome common marketing struggles in the boudoir photography industry. Unlock the power of community marketing to attract ideal clients and grow your boudoir photography business. Explore the deeper meaning behind your passion for photography and find your true purpose as a boudoir photographer. Learn how boudoir photography can be a transformative journey towards self-acceptance for both you and your clients. Use the power of your art to challenge societal beauty standards and make a positive impact through boudoir photography. Hannah is a talented boudoir photographer with a passion for empowering women and helping them feel comfortable and confident in their own skin. With over three years of experience in the industry, Hannah has honed her skills in capturing the raw beauty and vulnerability of her clients. She believes that every woman deserves to see herself in a kind and positive light, and her goal is to guide them on a journey of self-acceptance and self-love through her photography. Hannah understands the struggles that women face when it comes to body image and aims to create a safe and supportive environment where her clients can truly embrace their uniqueness. Through her upcoming relaunch, Hannah is determined to establish a strong brand presence and attract her ideal clients who resonate with her message of self-love and healing. Uncover marketing struggles and solutions In this episode of the Capture The Chaos podcast, Hannah, a boudoir photographer, shared her struggle with finding the right clients and enhancing her brand's power. Through an enlightening conversation with host Brittnie, issues of website optimization, SEO utilization, and effective messaging were dealt with. Ultimately, the talk provided viable solutions to Hannah's marketing difficulties while emphasizing the importance of connecting with the ideal client in improving a photography business. Harness the power of community marketing Brittnie introduced Hannah to the potential of community marketing, suggesting she frequently engage in bridal shows and expos to attract clientele. By connecting directly to potential customers, Hannah could more effectively convey her brand's message and purpose. Furthermore, Brittnie emphasized the practice of sharing relatable stories on social media to build a deeper connection with the target audience, another vital aspect of community marketing. Find your why in photography Brittnie advocated for finding and understanding the 'why' in photography, asserting its influence in shaping a confident marketing strategy. She encouraged Hannah to dive deep into her personal motivations which could be intimidating but rewarding. Identifying one’s 'why' can attract ideal clients, further reinforcing one’s brand, and contributing towards a more transformative experience for clients, particularly in the boudoir photography space.   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast JOIN THE 3-DAY PRODUCTIVITY WORKSHOP (Nov 7, 8, 9) https://brittnierenee.myflodesk.com/3dayproductivity   You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
10/17/202324 minutes, 9 seconds
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71. How Prioritizing Blogging Can Transform Marketing Your Photography Business

Unleash the power of consistent blogging as newborn and birth photographer Emarie Mans takes on the challenge of prioritizing her creative journey to capture the chaos while navigating the delicate balance of work and home responsibilities. Highlights in this episode Discover the importance of consistency in Instagram and SEO for photography businesses, and how it can help attract more clients and improve your online presence. Learn effective strategies for blogging and SEO optimization that can help your newborn and birth photography business stand out from the competition and reach a wider audience. Find out how to transition from Facebook groups to a platform that can be easily moved with relocation, ensuring that your business can continue to thrive no matter where you are. Understand the significance of prioritizing blogging and why it should be a top task for business growth, and discover practical tips for making it a regular part of your routine. Get expert advice on optimizing your existing blogs and utilizing headers for SEO to increase your website's visibility and drive more traffic to your photography business. Importance of Consistent Instagram and SEO In today's digital age, newborn and birth photographers should not underestimate the power of a consistent social media presence, particularly on Instagram, and a robust SEO strategy. Instagram offers a visual platform where photographers can showcase their work, engage with potential clients, and build a strong brand image. Supplementing this with a strong SEO approach ensures the business website ranks well on search engines, enhancing visibility, and attracting more organic traffic. Effective Blogging and SEO Strategies Blogging should not be viewed as optional or ancillary in the digital marketing strategy of newborn and birth photography businesses. Regular, engaging blog posts not only help businesses connect with their audience but also significantly boost SEO, improving the website's ranking on search engines. Incorporating SEO strategies such as location-specific keywords and backlinks can make the blogs more discoverable and increase the likelihood of attracting potential clients. Transitioning from Facebook Groups While Facebook groups may have been a useful tool to gather clients initially, birth and newborn photographers need to diversify their online presence. Building a strong SEO foundation for the business' blog can ensure visibility and adaptability even during business relocations, a scenario common with military spouses. Utilizing other platforms, such as Instagram and SEO-optimized websites, can result in a more flexible, resilient, and long-lasting online presence that isn't confined on one platform. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Use code: PODCAST15 for 15% off your planner order Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast JOIN THE 3-DAY PRODUCTIVITY WORKSHOP (Nov 7, 8, 9) https://brittnierenee.myflodesk.com/3dayproductivity   You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
10/11/202329 minutes, 40 seconds
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70. From Overwhelm to Organization: How Brittnie Renee Created the Ultimate Business Planner

If you're feeling overwhelmed by your workload and lacking organization, despite your efforts to stay on top of things, then you are not alone! Perhaps you've been making to-do lists that never seem to get completed, or trying to remember important tasks in your head, only to forget them later. Maybe you've been relying on multiple digital tools that end up causing more confusion than clarity. But fear not, there is a solution that can help you regain control and develop greater organization and productivity in your business. Highlights in this episode: Boost your business's organization and productivity by releasing a booking calendar in smaller increments. Discover the backstory behind the creation of our planner, and how it can help transform your work life. Uncover the importance of routines and time blocking in our planner, and how it can maximize your efficiency and focus. Embrace flexibility and grace for those blank pages or periods in our planner, allowing for adaptability and creative expression. Experience the support and sense of community that comes with our planner, connecting you with like-minded individuals who understand the challenges of running a business. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Capture The Chaos Planner: https://brittnierenee.com/planner-collection Leave a Voice Message:https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
10/3/202322 minutes, 9 seconds
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69. The Art of Pricing: Capture Higher Profits and Manageable Workloads as a Photographer

Are you ready to increase your profitability and lighten your workload as a photographer? Wondering how you can achieve this desired outcome? Look no further! I have the solution that will help you achieve higher earnings and a more manageable schedule. Highlights in this episode: Explore successful pricing strategies adopted by leading photographers. Recognize the signs that indicate it's time to raise your photography prices. Get insights on how to utilize add-ons and upselling strategies for increased revenue. Get to grips with techniques to communicate the true value of your work persuasively. Learn about implementing gradual price increase measures to fend off work stress. Discovering Pricing Strategies Understanding the intricacies of pricing strategies in photography is crucial to achieve profitability and sustainability. It involves calculating the costs and potential income, which aids in setting fair, yet profitable prices. Consistency, value addition, and keeping a specific portfolio-building phase are also integral parts of this pricing strategy, all of which work together to create a successful photography business. Optimal Price Increase Moments Knowing when to raise your prices is a critical aspect of managing a photography business. This usually happens when you notice regular bookings, improvements in your work, and positive client experiences. Careful timing and gradual increase in prices can promote sustainability and prevent work burnout, creating a healthy workload and income balance. Effective Upselling and Add-ons Integrating valuable add-ons and offering upsells can contribute significantly to your revenue without necessarily raising session prices. This strategy enhances the average session income while providing clients with more tailored options. By offering gallery upgrades, prints, albums, or limiting images per session and charging for extra, photographers can add more value to their services and, in turn, increase profitability.   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Leave a Voice Message: https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
9/27/202319 minutes, 59 seconds
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68. Get Noticed and Book More Clients: Proven Marketing Strategies with Charley Van Amburg

Do you want to attract more website traffic and increase bookings for your photography business? Looking for effective strategies to achieve sustainable business growth beyond just relying on social media? In this discussion, Charley shares valuable insights and techniques to help you diversify your marketing efforts and achieve the desired outcome of boosting your online presence and securing more bookings for your photography services. So, if you're ready to take your photography business to new heights, let's explore the path to increased website traffic and bookngs through a variety of marketing strategies. Highlights in this episode: Learn the art of strengthening your photography business by embracing effective organization and productivity tools. Explore diverse methods to successfully balance your personal life alongside professional commitments as a photographer. Get an insight into the importance of SEO and blogging in channeling more traffic and potential clientele. Uncover the benefits of using Pinterest as a viable, long-run strategy for lead generation. Adapt strategies that see beyond social media, presenting a holistic approach to marketing for an enduring business expansion. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Leave a Voice Message: https://www.speakpipe.com/capturethechaospodcast You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching. Connect with Charley: Website https://www.thecreativebusinessplan.com/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/charleyvanamburg/ Podcast: https://www.thecreativebusinessplan.com/thepodcast 10% discount code for the wedding mentor course:  BRITTNIERENEE
9/19/202328 minutes, 17 seconds
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67. Mastering SEO on Pinterest: How to Maximize Website Traffic for Photographers

If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the lack of website traffic and business leads then you are not alone! Many photographers are struggling to see the desired results because their SEO on Pinterest is not effectively optimized. Instead, they may be experiencing low engagement, minimal visibility, and missed opportunities for potential clients to discover their work. Highlights in this episode: Uncover secrets to using location-based keywords for elevated search rankings. Learn to effectively leverage Tailwind for optimal pin scheduling. Gain understanding of Pinterest analytics to tweak and enhance performance. Enjoy professional insights for addressing business challenges and providing continuous guidance.  Maximizing Pinterest's SEO optimization Pinterest isn't just a social media platform – it's a search engine like Google. By fully utilizing your Pinterest account and capitalizing on SEO optimization, you can increase visibility and capture a larger audience for your photography business. This involves making strategic alterations such as using local area descriptors in your profile and optimizing your Pinterest boards with relevant, searchable names. Using location-based keywords for search rankings Given the importance of local business for photographers, incorporating location-based keywords is a great strategy to improve search rankings. This involves implementing specific local names or terms in your Pinterest profile, boards, and image descriptions. These additions can significantly increase your searchability and reach, potentially drawing in clients looking for photography services in their local area. Leveraging Tailwind for pin scheduling Tailwind is a valuable tool for digital marketers, particularly for Pinterest strategizing. It aids in scheduling your pins and optimizing them for search with relevant keywords. Regular use of Tailwind can simplify your pinning routine, maximize efficiency, and lead to boosted website traffic and potentially, increased business prospects. Utilizing the ghost writing feature to automatically generate relevant keywords is especially beneficial for an optimized Pinterest presence.   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
9/13/202325 minutes, 55 seconds
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66. From Chaos to Calm: How Creating a Routine Can Transform Your Life

If you're feeling overwhelmed and constantly behind on tasks, then you are not alone! Despite your efforts to stay organized, you may find yourself constantly firefighting and struggling to catch up. The late nights and early mornings may be leaving you exhausted and drained, with little time for self-care or relaxation. Highlights in this episode: Discover how fostering a routine not only boosts productivity but also minimizes stress in day to day life. Understand how to deal with unexpected hiccups such as missing shots during a photography session. Appreciate the extensive benefits of maintaining a morning or evening routine and how it can affect your productivity. Get a sneak peek into Brittnie's personal evening routine and learn tips for enhancing your efficiency. Grasp Brittnie's objectives for her morning routine and learn how to build new habits successfully.   Embrace the Benefits of a Routine Developing a consistent routine can play an integral role in boosting productivity and curbing stress. It offers a sense of structure, helping us allocate time efficiently and prioritize tasks effectively. In other words, adopting a routine encourages discipline, fosters focus, and augments our overall well-being. Discover the Power of Routine The strength of routine lies in its ability to transform our daily lives incrementally. It starts with small actions—putting toothbrushes in a holder, doing a load of laundry daily, or simply shutting off phones at a specific time. All these micro-changes can, over time, evolve into powerful habits and drastically improve our productivity. Handle Unexpected Challenges Adopting a routine can empower us to face unexpected hurdles with less panic and more poise. When things go awry, like missing an essential detail at work, instead of panicking, we can rely on our routine to provide a sense of normalcy and control. It creates a safety net that cushions the blow from unforeseen obstacles, enhancing our mental resilience.   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
9/5/202316 minutes, 2 seconds
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65. Organize Your Life: The Power of Time Blocking for Creative Entrepreneurs

If you're feeling overwhelmed and frustrated by constantly juggling multiple tasks and deadlines, then you are not alone! Despite your best efforts to stay organized, you may find yourself struggling to manage your time effectively, leading to decreased productivity and increased stress. Instead of achieving the desired result of increased productivity and organization, you may be experiencing decision fatigue and a lack of clarity in prioritizing tasks. Highlights in this episode: Discover how time blocking can turbo-charge your productivity and keep your life organized. Unravel the art of balancing priorities by distinguishing between glass and plastic balls in life. Learn to create a customized time blocking schedule for efficient management of daily activities. Acquire the knack of integrating new tasks into your established routine effortlessly. Appreciate the flexibility of time blocking and its benefits in various life situations.   Turbo-charge productivity and organization Time blocking holds the key to revolutionizing productivity, by splitting your day into structured, dedicated sections of activity. Its essence lies in targeting and reducing decision fatigue, which can often be the root cause of procrastination and under-productivity. With time blocking, each day is carefully organized and planned, allowing for prioritization of tasks and creating a sense of order which helps you make the most of your time. Balance priorities with glass and plastic balls The concept of glass and plastic balls provides a powerful analogy for balancing life and work priorities. Glass balls represent tasks that hold a high degree of importance and urgency - these are tasks you cannot afford to drop. On the other hand, the plastic balls symbolize tasks that carry less significance and can be set aside when times get busy. This strategy equips you with the discernment for prioritizing tasks according to their value and anticipated outcome. Devise a customized time blocking schedule Designing a time blocking strategy that fits your unique schedule and commitments is vital for leveraging its potential. This approach offers flexibility, as your blocks can vary from week to week, depending on your prioritized tasks and circumstances. Recognizing that routines can shift and change is important - by giving yourself the grace to adjust your schedule as required, you can create a time blocking system that best serves your individual needs. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
8/29/202317 minutes, 38 seconds
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64. Fall Photography Success: Strategies for Balancing Work and Family Life

Do you want to strike the perfect balance between your photography business and spending quality time with your family during the enchanting fall season? Wondering how you can achieve a thriving photography business while still being present for your loved ones? Look no further - I have the solution that will enable you to attain a harmonious work-life equilibrium and create lasting memories with your family. Together, we will unlock the secret to a prosperous and sustainable photography career, all while maintaining precious family time. Highlights in this episode: Planning your fall photography calendar Avoid overbooking as a photographer Setting boundaries and sticking to them The importance of having a CRM Gain efficient productivity insights Managing one's schedule effectively is crucial for photographers, particularly during busy seasons. It's vital to establish clear boundaries, avoid becoming overbooked, and maintain a professional demeanor throughout. By investing in tools like a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, photographers can streamline their booking process, keep track of crucial contracts, and project professionalism to attract quality clients. Create urgency for client bookings One of the strategies that successful photographers use is creating a sense of urgency. This can be achieved by limiting the number of sessions available and highlighting the chance of them filling up quickly. By doing this, potential clients are prompted to book their sessions earlier. Over time, this can train clients to anticipate high demand and schedule their sessions in advance. Juggle family and work effectively Balancing work and family life is perhaps one of the most challenging aspects for photographers, especially during the autumn season when the demand is typically high. Prioritizing family activities during the planning process can help ensure time is set aside for these important personal moments. Moreover, effective planning of the work schedule that includes downtime and personal breaks can help prevent burnout and contribute to a more sustainable, long-term business model. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.  
8/23/202316 minutes, 52 seconds
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63. Boost Productivity in Your Photography Business with Automation Strategies

Discover how Taryn Walker, the dynamic systems and workflows expert, unleashes the power of automation, transforming productivity and client experience while battling the burnout beast. Highlights in this episode: Unlock the secrets to transforming photography businesses through automation. Understand the pivotal role SOPs play in elevating business efficiency. Dive into the art of infusing brand personality into automated touchpoints. Know the benefits of early incorporation of systems for successful scaling. Peek into reservoirs of knowledge for refining your handle on systems and workflow. Taryn Walker is a digital dynamo who uses systems and automation to upscale wedding and event photography and businesses. In holding the reins as the CEO and founder of Social Lifestyle Co, Taryn's groundbreaking intervention assists in transforming disorganised business practices into streamlined protocols. Her proficiency lies in utilising tools such as Dubsado and ClickUp to allow photographers a chance to be productive and avoid burnout. Taryn's business model strongly advocates for the formation of standard operating procedures and believes in the potential of automation to grow with a business rather than a retrospect solution. Connect with Taryn: Website: https://www.thesociallifestyleco.com/ Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/she-can-systemize/id1671455080 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesociallifestyleco/ Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Etsy T-Shirt Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FinnAndMaeShirtCo Planner Launch: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/64d97b286c7994e1535b22d1 Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.  
8/15/202327 minutes, 40 seconds
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62. Mastering SEO for Photographers: Boosting Website Visibility and Attracting Ideal Clients

Join Brittnie in a live coaching episode with Amy as we discuss the importance of blogging and optimizing her website for search engines. As she dives into creating blog posts tailored to her target audience, focusing on beach and branding sessions, she realizes the potential of repurposing snippets for social media. Highlights in this episode: Understand the significance of blogging to enhance your online presence as a photographer. Learn to create blog content for your photoshoots to attract potential clientele. Discover the power of using well-researched keywords and addressing client insecurities through blog posts in order to strengthen your SEO strategy and put client apprehensions at ease. Uncover techniques to repurpose blog content for social media platforms, boosting your website traffic and engaging a wider audience. Recognize how establishing a solid reputation in a specialized niche of photography can hook new clients. Significance of Blogging for Photographers Regularly posting on a blog is a smart strategy for photographers who want to improve their online presence. Google favors websites that consistently update with fresh content, and offering at least one blog post a month can enhance a site's visibility. This frequent activity tells search engines that your site is active, positively impacting your search ranking. Crafting Tailored Blog Content Creating tailor-made blog posts can effectively attract a photographer's target audience. For instance, a beach session specialist can write blogs that address potential client concerns like what to wear or how to deal with sand. Such posts not only highlight the photographer's expertise but also help to ease potential customer anxieties. Boosting Online Visibility and Engagement Photographers can boost their online visibility and engage more efficiently with their audience by repurposing content across different platforms. A great example is taking snippets from blog posts and pairing them with relevant images to share on social media. This method not only drives traffic to the photographer's website but also ensures consistent messaging across platforms. Amy is a seasoned photographer who has established herself in family photography. Amy takes pride in her ability to make clients feel at ease during their session, producing natural, heartfelt images. She discovered her love for photography as a child, snapping photos alongside her father, and has turned her passion into a successful career. Those who have had the pleasure of working with Amy particularly value her relaxed approach and infectious positivity.   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.  
8/1/202321 minutes, 56 seconds
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61. Level up your photography business: Personalizing Client Experiences with Kelsey Buelow

Discover the art of enhancing client experiences and building deeper connections as a photographer. Learn how personalized gift-giving can leave a lasting impression and keep your clients coming back year after year. Highlights in this episode: Learn to create the ultimate client experience, tailoring a sought-after experience for your photography clients. Get the expert rundown on strategic gifting, personalizing your marketing efforts. Find the perfect onboarding and offboarding gift ideas that reflect your appreciation, inspiring client loyalty. Implement the gift of personalization in cultivating solid connections and lasting client relationships. Kelsey is the heart and soul behind Wonderfully Made Gifting Company. She marries her love for artistry and business savviness to create memorable and personalised gifting experiences for various clients, primarily women-owned, service-based businesses. Despite running a one-woman-show, Kelsey's client-centric approach and attention to detail yield a product that reflects her clients' personality and business ethos. Her ability to source distinctive products and construct tailor-made gift boxes have marked her as a provider of exceptional service within her industry. Connect with Kelsey: Website: https://wonderfullymadegiftco.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wonderfullymadegiftco/   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
7/25/202324 minutes, 16 seconds
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60. Transitioning to IPS: Transform Your Photography Business and Enhance Client Experiences with Destiny Tillery

Our guest this week, Destiny Tillery, is a dynamic photographer and business coach, in an eye-opening episode where Destiny strives to capture the chaos of motherhood while mastering the art of in-person sales for photographers, navigating the delicate balance between client meetings and the demands of young children, and revealing the secrets to building deep and meaningful relationships with clients through her game-changing strategies. Highlights in this episode: Making the transition towards in-person sales for photographers. Discover the hidden benefits of IPS in terms of customer relationships and service quality. Break down the elements of pricing and value in all-inclusive photo deals. Analyze the issue of undercharging and the importance of understanding your worth. Understand the secret to juggling between motherhood and time allocation for IPS meetings. Destiny Tillery is a multifaceted powerhouse from Mississippi who seamlessly balances her roles as a mom, award-winning newborn photographer, business coach, and podcast host. Through her platform, the IPS Made Easy Photography podcast, Destiny provides photographers with tools and insights to foster their business growth via in-person sales, marketing strategies, and cultivating a positive money mindset. She believes in driving profitability through excellent service, and she advocates for IPS as a catalyst for comprehensive client service. Connect with Destiny: Website: https://destinytillery.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/destinytilleryphotography/ Podcast: IPS Made Easy   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.    
7/18/202337 minutes, 34 seconds
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59. Creating a community around your photography business to increase bookings

True connection with your photography clients goes beyond the click of a button. It was through relationships that my business reached new heights. The power of genuine connections transformed my business, igniting a wildfire of referrals and growth. But how did I do it? Stay tuned to uncover the secrets of creating a photography community that will forever change your bookings. Highlights in this episode: The importance of building a community and its unmistakable relevance in your photography businesses. How to create mind-blowing client experiences that bring regular sessions and word-of-mouth referrals. Techniques to actively engage potential clients through interactive events and playdates. Building sincere relationships with industry vendors that secure constant referrals. Discover the power of incorporating small acts of kindness to show appreciation for clients, and its ripple effects. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.  
7/11/20237 minutes, 13 seconds
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58. Transform Your Photography Business with Productivity Tips

In this episode of the Capture the Chaos podcast, I share my personal journey of feeling overwhelmed as a parent and business owner, and how I found a turning point to regain control and improve productivity. But just as things started to fall into place, a shocking twist throws everything into chaos once again. Will I be able to overcome this unexpected hurdle and find the balance I so desperately seek? Join me on this rollercoaster ride of parenthood and entrepreneurship. Highlights of this episode: Discover how to harmonize between parenthood and entrepreneurship. Uncover essential strategies to overpowering the daunting feelings of being a parent and a business proprietor. Learn the importance and practical steps of establishing a productivity-boosting routine. Gain vital tips to amplify your productivity and manage your time effectively. Realize the significance of self-nurturing for your personal growth and to build a business that caters for your family's needs.
7/4/202310 minutes, 31 seconds
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57. Uncovering Your Why: The Key to Authentic Photography Business Success

Have you heard these myths? Myth #1: Great photography skills alone will bring success. Myth #2: Networking and marketing don't matter in photography. Myth #3: Clients only care about the final product. The truth is, knowing your why in photography is the key to building a successful business through genuine client connections. But how do you uncover your why? It's not just about your technical skills or the beauty of your work. It's about understanding your personal values, beliefs, and motivations that drive your passion for photography. Discovering your why will help you create a unique brand, attract the right clients, and ultimately build a fulfilling and profitable photography business. Highlights of this episode: Discover the significance of realizing your purpose behind pursuing photography. Uncover the secret to building a stronger connection with your clients. Learn why emotional connections often prevail over mere facts in photographic art. Dive into both aspects of your motive: capturing moments for others and your personal satisfaction. Set out on a journey to find deeper, authentic answers through the Six Degrees of Why. Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
6/26/202313 minutes, 10 seconds
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56. From Skeptic to Success: Carolyn’s Brand Building Experience

Brittnie Renee talks with coaching client Carolyn about how coaching helped her find her voice as a photographer. Carolyn shares how she struggled to differentiate herself from other photographers and how Brittnie helped her find her niche in business. Carolyn discovered how to set clear goals and create intentional content that resonates with her ideal clients. Brittnie helped Carolyn develop a content strategy that allowed her to produce more purposeful social media posts and blog articles. By creating an authentic connection with her clients through her "why," Carolyn was able to stand out in a crowded market. Overall, the conversation highlights the importance of committing to the process of coaching to see real results in your business. Highlights in this episode: Discover the impact coaching has on business growth. Define your niche and maintain a consistent approach to build a thriving photography business. Forge an authentic brand based on your values and client preferences. Explore the core reason behind your photography passion to connect better with clients. Design engaging online content that resonates with and attracts your ideal clients. Carolyn is a passionate photographer who began her journey five years ago. She has explored various aspects of photography, recently focusing on turning her passion into a thriving business. Her willingness to embrace growth and learn from her experiences has made her an inspiring figure among aspiring photographers. Connect With Carolyn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stonewheel_photography/ Website: https://www.stonewheelphotography.com/ Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/   Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
6/20/202331 minutes, 1 second
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55. Unlocking the Power of Storytelling for Your Photography Business with Alex Street

Are you tired of feeling like your business message falls flat and fails to connect with your audience? Have you been told to 'clarify your message' without any real guidance on how to do so? It's time to ditch the ineffective tactics and discover the power of personal storytelling, authentic connection, and meaningful mentorship for your photography business growth. Join us on this episode and unlock the key to creating a clear and compelling message that truly impacts your audience. Highlights in this episode: Discover the significance of personal storytelling for clear and compelling messaging in your photography business. Master the art of capturing personality and chaos in memorable photography sessions. Connect deeply with clients by embracing personal stories in your business. Unleash the power of perseverance and insightful photography mentorship for achieving success. Prioritize self-care as a cornerstone for a healthy lifestyle and effective stress management. Alex Street is a storytelling and speaking coach who's passionate about helping entrepreneurs find clarity in their message and impact. With over 20 years of experience in acting, youth pastoring, and public speaking, Alex has honed his skills in the art of storytelling and its power to create authentic connections. He has coached TEDx speakers, bestselling authors, and seven-figure business owners, guiding them to communicate their "why" through their signature stories. A master's degree holder in theological studies, Alex is also a dedicated husband and father of three Gen Z kids in Toronto, Ontario.   Connect with Alex: alexstreet.ca instagram.com/streetsays alexstreet.ca/30s No Boring Stories podcast   Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching.
6/13/202327 minutes, 13 seconds
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54. Mastering Routines & Redefining Success as a Photographer Mom with Amanda Mendehlson

Do you find yourself struggling to balance your photography career with being a parent? Are you tired of feeling like you're constantly juggling responsibilities? Does it feel like you're working twice as hard and not seeing the results you want? In this episode, we'll share proven methods that help you achieve balance and success in both areas of your life. Say goodbye to the overwhelm and hello to a fulfilling photography career and motherhood experience. Photographer and mother of five, Amanda Mendehlson, shares her secrets to balancing multiple businesses, homeschooling, and life with automation, outsourcing and grace. Amanda Mendehlson, a gifted brand photographer who transitioned from wedding photography to concentrate solely on brand photos. With more than six years of experience, Amanda is well-versed in the world of marketing and branding, and she's eager to share her knowledge with fellow photographers. As a homeschooling mom and entrepreneur with a blended family of five children, Amanda has mastered the art of creating routines and overcoming mom guilt. Highlights in this episode: The art of juggling multiple businesses while staying on top of homeschooling responsibilities. Save time and enhance your photography business by adopting efficient batching and outsourcing tactics. Overcome the hurdles of motherhood and entrepreneurship through effective communication strategies. Design practical rhythms to tackle mom duties and increase productivity in your photography business. Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching. Connect with Amanda: Website: https://arccreativecompany.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arccreative_co/ Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/  
6/6/202324 minutes, 44 seconds
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53. Live Coaching: Efficiently Managing Clients & Appointments

Are you a small business owner struggling to manage clients and appointments? Have you heard these myths about the importance of organization and CRM for your business? Myth #1: I don't need a CRM, I can keep track of everything in my head. Myth #2: Organizing my client data takes too much time and effort. Myth #3: CRM software is too expensive for my small business. Don't believe these myths! We discuss the truth about why organization and CRM are crucial for your business success. Highlights in this episode: Uncover the crucial role of organization and CRM in managing clients and appointments. Establish an organized calendar for maintaining work-life balance like a pro. Harness the power of effective time management skills to manage your workload and time. Explore essential downloadable resources and coaching for business management, branding, and marketing. My live coaching guest is Laura Brase Laura Brase, a talented portrait photographer based in northeast Iowa, specializes in capturing the magic of children and families. With nearly 20 years in the industry, she's overcome challenges and learned valuable lessons along the way. In this live coaching episode we dive into the importance of organization and CRM for managing clients and appointments, offering practical advice to make your business run smoothly. Key takeaways Set up a DBA or LLC for your photography business. Open a business banking account to keep your finances separate. Consider saving all earnings from sessions for at least six months to build a financial cushion for your business. Use a CRM (Client Relationship Management) system to keep track of clients, bookings, and payments. Set up a booking calendar with a retainer fee and contract attached. Send a thank you for booking email with a session reminder and invoice a few days before their session. Create a final session reminder with the invoice attached. Get a website and a Google business account for better online visibility. Start an Instagram page to showcase your work and connect with potential clients. Use a spreadsheet or tool like QuickBooks to keep track of income and expenses. Write down a list to keep track of editing progress and delivery of sessions. Learn exactly what you need to be doing in order to run your photography business in 15 hours a week or less. Get the PDF. You deserve to have a passionate advocate and a creative thinker by your side to help you build your dream business. If you're ready to take the guesswork out of building a profitable business that fits your life - without hustling every ounce of your free time - it's time to invest in a coach. Learn more about 1:1 coaching. Connect with Brittnie: Website: brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/
5/30/202317 minutes, 13 seconds
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52. Unlock the Secret to Repeat Clients with Miranda Eorio

Do you want to enhance customer satisfaction with tailored, automated workflows? Miranda Eorio is here to show you how to do precisely that! Highlights of this episode: Construct a thriving business foundation that supports work-life equilibrium. Enhance customer experiences via customized automation strategies. Curate premium galleries for optimal client satisfaction. Utilize CRM systems and email templates as communication powerhouses. Bolster your online presence with referral networks and consistent blogging. My special guest is Miranda Eorio With years of experience under her belt, Miranda Eorio is a talented family legacy photographer and educator. Passionate about capturing meaningful moments, Miranda has built a successful photography business that aligns with her values and supports her family. Alongside her photography work, she teaches fellow photographers how to create, retain, and delight repeat clients using a combination of personalization and automation. Based in central Pennsylvania, Miranda is a dedicated wife, mother of two, and a true believer in creating lasting memories for her clients. Key Takeaways: Develop a sustainable business model for improved work-life balance. Elevate your client experience with personalization and automation techniques. Craft exemplary galleries to boost client value. Harness the power of CRM and email templates for efficient communication. Expand your reach with referral networks and consistent blogging. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Miranda: Website: www.mirandaeoriophoto.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mirandaeoriophoto/ Course: https://mirandaeoriophoto.com/FAMILY-EXPERIENCE-COURSE Connect with Brittnie: Website: https://brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/facebook.com/capturethechaoscommunity  
5/23/202338 minutes, 56 seconds
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51. Finding Success without Social Media: Real-Life Tips

When I decided to obey a divine command to step away from social media, I had no idea that it would be the beginning of a journey full of unexpected revelations. Little did I know that this break would bring me clarity and peace, and challenge me to rethink my reliance on social media - inspiring me to create a brand that was authentically mine. If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by the amount of time and effort you're putting into trying to grow a sustainable photography business without relying on social media yet not seeing any tangible results, then you are not alone! Highlights in this episode: Discover the benefits of a 45-day social media detox for enhanced personal growth and clarity. Uncover the power of brand authenticity in expanding your photography business without relying on social media. Learn practical strategies to tackle social media addiction and achieve a balanced marketing approach. Understand the importance of prioritizing SEO and client experience for long-term business success. Recognize the role of mindful social media usage in preventing burnout and promoting intentionality. Key takeaways: Delete social media apps from your phone to take a break from the constant noise and distractions. Focus on SEO, podcasting, and improving your life and business during the social media break. Build a unique and authentic brand to showcase what makes you special as a photographer. Create a bangin' client experience that treats your clients like valued and appreciated humans, leading them to want to promote your name. Work on becoming more Googleable by incorporating keywords into your website, blogging regularly, and setting up a Google Business account. Download the free PDF How to Run Your Photography Business in 15 Hours a Week or Less to learn how to manage your time effectively without relying on social media. Place a 15-minute restriction on your social media apps to limit your time spent on them. Turn off push notifications for social media and email apps to avoid constant distractions. Message Brittnie on Instagram to share your thoughts on cutting down social media time or taking a break completely. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Brittnie: Website: brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/facebook.com/capturethechaoscommunity
5/16/20239 minutes, 48 seconds
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50. Growing Your Photography Biz By Consistently Showing Up

When I started my photography journey, I was overcome with feelings of burnout and frustration with my lack of progress. Little did I know that the secret to success lay in an unexpected twist, the power of consistency. After embracing a steady routine and showing up regularly, I was astounded by the incredible transformation in my work -- and my life. Highlights in this episode: Recognize the significance of consistency in fostering photography business growth and avoiding burnout. Implement time audits and routines to achieve a prosperous work-life equilibrium in the photography realm. Tackle the fear of failure and adopt effective marketing tactics to boost your chances of success. Learn how to proficiently manage 15 hours per week to maintain a flourishing photography enterprise. Develop self-trust and confront personal fears to achieve longevity and triumph in the photography field. The Importance of Consistency in Photography Business Growth. Consistency is a crucial factor for photographers who aim to expand their businesses without feeling overwhelmed or burned out. It ensures that steady progress is made while allowing for a healthy work-life balance. Showing up consistently in all aspects of one's life, including their business endeavors, establishes a solid foundation for the long-term growth and success of their photography business. Brittnie Renee emphasizes the significance of remaining consistent in your marketing efforts, shooting sessions, and sharing images. She reassures listeners that if they commit to these activities for at least a year, they are bound to see progress and success. During the slower seasons, she reminds photographers that this is the time when their businesses become even more rooted and established, ultimately laying the groundwork for future growth.   Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community   
5/9/20237 minutes, 18 seconds
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49. Live Coaching - Maximizing Efficiency & Growing Your Business with Little Ones

Are you feeling overwhelmed by trying to balance the demands of your photography business and personal life? Are you spending hours optimizing your website for SEO without any results to show for it? Discover how to manage your time effectively and maximize your website's visibility with strategic keyword placement and location-based optimization, so that you can draw in more clients with less effort. Highlights of this episode: Harmonize your photography business alongside personal commitments with effective time management. Lengthen your turnaround times to sidestep burnout and elevate client satisfaction. Refocus on SEO optimization for a reduced reliance on social media marketing. Amplify website visibility via strategic keyword placement and location-based optimization. Draw in more customers with distinctive photography sessions, such as cookbook-style shoots. My special guest is Lauren Bier Brittnie Renee welcomes Lauren Bier to the Capture the Chaos podcast, a passionate photographer who understands the struggle of managing a photography business while raising a young family. Lauren's love for photography began in high school, eventually evolving into a successful business capturing family and milestone moments. With an emphasis on preserving the "golden years," Lauren's unique approach to her craft has made her a favorite among her clients. Episode Takeaways: Focus on improving website SEO: Work on metadata, optimize keywords, and include location-based keywords like Dallas or Plano in titles and descriptions. Set a timer for dedicated work sessions: Allocate specific time for tasks like website improvements, marketing, and SEO. Write down other tasks that come to mind during the session and address them later. Extend gallery turnaround time to two weeks: This allows more time to focus on marketing and other business aspects instead of rushing through edits. Create a morning routine to set the day up for success: Develop a consistent morning schedule to help manage time more effectively. Prioritize tasks and avoid multitasking: Focus on one task at a time to ensure better productivity and completion of tasks. Streamline the blogging process: Work on improving the writing process for blog posts to better showcase photography work and improve website SEO. Utilize the weekly babysitter time efficiently: Have a clear plan of action for the three-hour window to make progress on business tasks. Implement an evening routine if possible: Although it may be challenging with young children, try to establish a consistent evening routine to help manage time more effectively. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Lauren: Website Instagram Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
5/2/202316 minutes, 59 seconds
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48. Adopting a Child Led Approach To Your Sessions with Kate Cashin

**Trigger warning** We discuss child abuse in the episode.   In this episode, Kate Cashin shares her experiences in law enforcement and how they have molded the way she approaches her family sessions. Highlights of this episode: What it means to be child-led during a photo session The importance of letting children feel empowered in front of the camera Preparing parents for a child led session Tips for photographers to incorporate the child led method into their photography Connect with Kate: Website Instagram Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
4/25/202323 minutes, 37 seconds
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47. Using Pinterest To Book More Photography Clients

Have you seen other photographers using Pinterest and thought, "that would be kinda cool!" But when you thought about actually doing it you were immediately overwhelmed?   In this episode, I'll break down how I use Pinterest in my photography business, how to set up your Pinterest account for business, and how I use tailwind to schedule 100 pins in less than 10 minutes. Highlights of this episode: The benefits of using Pinterest in your marketing Steps to set up your Pinterest business profile Optimizing your Pinterest boards for searchability How often and what you should be pinning How to quickly and easily schedule your pins Is your marketing a bit of a mess? Do you post a few times on Instagram and call it good? Is your marketing actually bringing you new clients while you sleep? If not, we need to talk. Join the Master Your Marketing course to learn how to create your very own marketing plan for your photography business.   Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
4/18/202313 minutes, 21 seconds
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MUSINGS: Do we need Instagram to run our photography business?

MUSINGS EDITION: Do we really need Instagram and Facebook to run a successful business or have we been conned into thinking it’s a necessity? In this mini episode I share my social media break experience and ask you what you think: Do we really need Instagram and Facebook? Share your thoughts with me on Instagram or email. I’d love to chat about your experiences.   Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
4/13/20230
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46. Blogging Made Easy for Photographers

You know blogging is important for your business. You've heard it a million times. But, you aren't quite sure WHY its important or WHY you should even bother sitting down to write a recap of a session that no one is going to read.  In this episode, I'll explain the benefits of blogging as a photographer and I'll give you some simple blogging prompts to last you the entire year! Sound too good to be true? It's really super easy. Highlights of this episode: Blogging actually save you time in the long run Use blogging to improve your website SEO How to use blogs to benefit your current clients Must have items in your blog post A few easy blog prompts to get you started Is your marketing a bit of a mess? Do you post a few times on Instagram and call it good? Is your marketing actually bringing you new clients while you sleep? If not, we need to talk. Join the Master Your Marketing course to learn how to create your very own marketing plan for your photography business.   Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
4/11/20230
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45. Simple Steps To Attracting Your Dream Photography Clients With Krista Marie

Trying to find clients can feel so overwhelming, but the truth is it doesn't have to be hard. In this episode, Krista and Brittnie chat about how they attract their dream clients in a way that feels natural, authentic, and not overly complicated. Krista Marie is a business coach, photographer, and host of the She Calls Her Shots podcast -- a show dedicated to creative business owners. She helps creatives develop a mindset focused around success & teaches them how to implement the simple, effective strategies they need to grow a sustainable, thriving business! Inside of her 1:1 and group coaching programs, Krista helps photographers and creative business owners breakthrough to their next goal by gaining clarity, creating unshakeable confidence in themselves, and creating a business plan that is in alignment with their values (and that feels good to implement!) Her experience as a personal brand photographer also helps to support her clients in identifying their own unique personal brand. Highlights of this episode: The importance of consistently sharing value with your audience -- creating sustainable systems for yourself so you can show up from a place of giving value instead of checking off a to-do from your list by sharing Leading with service (instead of sales) -- always asking how you can provide more value to your audience & focusing on that (instead of trying to share the perfect story/create the perfect IG grid/perfect launch strategy, etc.) The importance of an incredible client experience -- how can you show them before they book the amount of value (content/guides/worksheets/questionnaires, etc) that you will provide? Blog posts? Workshops? Quantity vs. quality (The power of 1) -- remembering that it only takes 1 amazing client to produce limitless leads! Focus on each client by giving them your best and trust that your business will grow from there! Proactive engagement and why it matters in your business -- Focus on building genuine connections with people and share from your heart! Put yourself in situations that light you up & inspire you and share when you feel called (get rid of any other expectations of what sharing and engagement should look like Connect with Krista Marie: She Calls Her Shots Podcast -- on Apple + Spotify Free workshop, planning for profit (all about creating a sustainable and profit-filled creative business) IG @heykristamarie   Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community  Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed.
4/4/202333 minutes, 56 seconds
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44. 7 Tips To Help You Become A Better Photographer

Which is more important? Working on your photography skills or working on the back end of your business? In the early days of your photography business figuring out the balance can feel overwhelming. In this episode, my personal thought on the answer to that questions and I'll share 7 tips for improving your photography. Highlights of this episode: Learn your camera, shoot a lot. Figure out what you like and why. Learn to discern your own images. Learn to use light! Learn the rules of photography Break those rules with intention. Accept that your journey isn’t linear. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
3/28/20239 minutes, 22 seconds
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43. How Branding Can Help Your Photography Business Grow

Does building a brand for your photography business seem overrated and unnecessary? If you feel that way, this episode may change your mind. Branding is the number one reason I attribute to the success of my personal photography business.  In this episode, I'll share what a brand can do for your photography business and simple steps you can do to create your own photography brand that will lead to more bookings. Highlights of this episode: What does it actually mean to create a brand  Why you shouldn't wait to build your brand What happens when you create a photography brand How to stand out in a saturated photography market Steps for creating your photography brand Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
3/21/202318 minutes, 24 seconds
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42. Creating A Luxury Brand Experience With Amanda Capello

Amanda is a luxury studio newborn & maternity photographer based out of Phoenix, AZ. She has been a photographer for over 10 years after quitting teaching (temporarily) to be home with her babies.Amanda is passionate about teaching newborn & maternity photographers how to learn the craft and get into the luxury market by creating a standout style and client experience.    In this episode we chat about how to up-level your client experience, how to price your sessions profitably, and selling products without doing IPS. Connect with Amanda: Website Instagram Facebook Group Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community 
3/15/202338 minutes, 54 seconds
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41.Natural, Authentic, and ”Unstyled” Family Sessions with Kate Cashin

Kate Cashin is an Australian outdoor lifestyle family photographer. In this episode we chat about Why Kate doesn’t care about what her families wear to sessions and how that has created success for her business. It was such a fresh take on styling families and I really enjoyed the conversation. As photographers, we get so caught up in having these picture perfect moments that sometimes we lose sight of what it’s all about, our clients and telling their unique and personal story. Connect with Kate: Website Instagram Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community 
3/7/202321 minutes, 20 seconds
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40. The Importance Of Rest While Running A Photography Business

As photography business owners we have a hard time shutting down and resting. We do not rest enough and it's deteriorating us as a society and as humans. We can’t mentally process our experiences without rest. We need idle time in order to function to our best ability and stillness is not something we prioritize. In this episode we were going to dive into the spiritual, mental, physical and emotional sides of rest. I share why rest is important and how you can start to incorporate more rest into your daily life. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Brittnie: Website Vox Me on Voxer (a free walkie talkie/texting app) Instagram Facebook Community 
2/28/202313 minutes, 30 seconds
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39. Let’s Talk Branding With Dear Kate

We're talking about all things Brand related with Kate from Dear Kate brand Strategy. Kate helps photographers start living the life they pictured when they started their business. We’ll discuss everything from what it’s like running a business with three kids, what the business looked like when we first started, and what having a brand means to Kate. Connect with Kate: Website Instagram Podcast Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
2/21/202327 minutes, 6 seconds
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38. Hacks To Be More Productive In Your Day To Day Life

Being an entrepreneur has its perks but what if you can't seem to get your tasks completed? Does your day to day life feel a bit like a mess? Listen up, I'm sharing my best productivity hacks and my favorite app to help get your days under control. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
2/7/202317 minutes, 20 seconds
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37. Bookkeeping Basics for Photographers with Budget Bee Financial

Adriana is a certified bookkeeper, tax professional and financial coach. She helps business owners take control of their finances, minimize their tax liability and MAXIMIZE their profits with tax and accounting strategies. Adriana is fueled by her passion for providing knowledge and seeing her clients reach their financial goals and improving their “money mindset”  Connect with Adriana Website Instagram   Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community 
1/31/202333 minutes, 29 seconds
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36. The Numbers You Should Be Tracking in Your Photography Business with Brooke Jefferson

Brooke Jefferson tells us the most important metrics for business and marketing that you should be tracking in your photography business. She breaks down when we should track, how to track, and why tracking these metrics are important. Connect with Brooke: Website Instagram Join the Blueprint  Book More Clients Podcast   Connect with Brittnie: Website Instagram Facebook Community   
1/24/202329 minutes, 27 seconds
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35. 5 Mistakes You May Be Making In Your Photography Business

Are you making one of these mistakes in your photography business that is keeping you from growing? Building a business takes time, effort, energy, knowledge, and support. If you are missing any one of these links you may find yourself spinning your wheels and going nowhere fast. Let's dive into these common mistakes that could be keeping you from building the business of your dreams. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed.   Let's connect: Website Instagram Facebook Community   
1/17/202315 minutes, 3 seconds
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34. 3 Steps To Legally Protecting Your Photography Business

In this episode we with Andrea Sager about 3 steps to legally protect your photography business. Andrea teaches small business owners how they can legally protect and grow their business, she is the founder and CEO of Legalprenuer. She is the author or Legalprenuer: The business owners guide to legally protecting your business coming out this January. Becoming an entrepreneur can be overwhelming, luckily thanks to andrea the legal side of things can be simplified. We talk about the importance of filing for your LLC, why you should have contracts, as well as the importance of trademark and copyright. The Legalpreneur Membership: https://thelegalpreneur.com/legalpreneur-membership/ref/205  The Contract Vault Bundles: https://thelegalpreneur.com/thecontractvault/ref/205  The Trademark Course: https://thelegalpreneur.com/the-trademark-course/ref/205  File My LLC: https://thelegalpreneur.com/file-my-llc/ref/205  General: https://thelegalpreneur.com/ref/205  Let's connect: Join the coaching waitlist  Website Instagram Facebook Community   
1/10/202331 minutes, 50 seconds
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33. How To Effectively Market Your Photography Business

Getting seen by the right clients can feel overwhelming and exhausting. You may find yourself constantly spinning your wheels posting on social media every day but just aren’t getting the traction you want. Throwing a bunch of posts up on instagram and  calling it marketing is not going to get you very far, very fast and it’s going to leave you feeling frustrated and burnt out. In this episode we will discuss what forms of marketing are the biggest bang for your time & money.  We will break down the effectiveness of word of mouth, referrals, website, SEO, blogging, Pinterest, email marketing, and social media. Is your marketing a bit of a mess? Do you post a few times on Instagram and call it good? Is your marketing actually bringing you new clients while you sleep? If not, we need to talk. Join the Master Your Marketing course to learn how to create your very own marketing plan for your photography business.   Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity
1/3/202313 minutes, 8 seconds
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32. How To Set Achievable Goals

If you've ever set a goal in January, only to forget it by February you'll want to listen to this episode. I walk you through how I set my photography business and personal goals for the year and explain how I put steps into place to achieve those goals. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
12/27/202218 minutes, 16 seconds
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31. Year End Photography Business Recap

In December I like to look back at the year to review my wins and my fails of the year. We'll talk about the goals I set at the beginning of the year, which ones I met and which ones weren't as successful.  Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity   Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
12/23/202217 minutes, 58 seconds
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30. Live Coaching: Creating A Client Experience

This is the fifth episode in a 5 episode series about improving your client experience for your photography business. In this episode I chat with Taylor Rollins Photography about her current client experience and we make small changes to improve the experience for her clients and to streamline the process for herself. Taylor on Instagram: Taylor Rollins Photography Taylor's Website: taylorrollinsphotography.com ------------------------------- Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity 1:1 Client Experience Coaching: Sign Me Up! Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
12/23/202230 minutes, 24 seconds
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29. The Client Experience With Lindsey Dutton Photography

This is the fourth episode in a 5 episode series about improving your client experience for your photography business. In this episode I chat with Lindsey Dutton Photography about the importance of being personable during the client experience. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity   Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
12/23/202214 minutes, 44 seconds
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28. The Client Experience With Rose Webb Photography

This is the third episode in a 5 episode series about improving your client experience for your photography business. In this episode I chat with Rose Webb Photography about how she loves on her newborn client mamas and truly treats them as a friend. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity   Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
12/23/202222 minutes, 59 seconds
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27. How To Deal With Difficult Photography Clients

This is the second episode in a 5 episode series about improving your client experience for your photography business. In this episode we discuss what to do when you have a client complaint. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
11/29/202212 minutes, 22 seconds
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26. Creating A Client Experience For Photographers

This is the first episode in a 5 episode series about improving your client experience for your photography business. In this episode we break down how to create your client journey from scratch.  Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
11/1/20227 minutes, 24 seconds
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25. How To Find Inspiration & Stop Comparing Your Photography

We all fall into the comparison trap for our photography business. In this episode I share how I break out of the comparison spiral and find inspiration from other photographers instead. Are you struggling to find rhythm and balance in your life while trying to build a successful photography business? Join my 8 week coaching program where I help busy photographers fulfill their calling without feeling perpetually overwhelmed. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
10/25/202215 minutes, 1 second
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24. Finding the Creative Balance in Your Photography Business

Building a profitable photography business and creating unique, emotive images can be a struggle. In this episode I'm opening up about my recent revelation in creativity. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
10/18/20227 minutes, 14 seconds
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23. Copy, Content, and the Beauty of Being a Small Business Owner

Sara Gillis from What Sare Said shares how what a copywriter is and how they help photographers in their businesses. If you’ve ever felt stuck on what to write for your copy on your website this is going to be a great listen for you. Sara also shares what its like being an introverted business owner. What Sara Said: /https://whatsarasaid.com/ Sara's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hellosaragillis/ -------------- Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
10/13/202221 minutes, 43 seconds
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22. How To Create New Habits

We dive into how to create new habits by adding on to your current routine. I share examples of how to use habit stacking for a easy way to add new habits into your life. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
10/11/20227 minutes, 4 seconds
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21. What to Post on Instagram with Duo Collective

Abby and Courtney from Duo Collective share how to use content pillars for social media. If you’ve ever felt stuck on what you should post on instagram this is going to be a great listen for you. It’s a long episode but it’s jam packed with great info. If you would prefer to watch the video format then you can hop on over to the Facebook group. Duo Collective: https://www.instagram.com/duo.collective/ Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/capturethechaoscommunity Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
10/6/202255 minutes, 3 seconds
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20 \\ What to Bring to Your Newborn Sessions

What do I pack for my in home lifestyle newborn sessions? Listen to the episode to hear what I bring and why it's on my must have list. Download my free checklist here. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos program: Join Here!
10/4/20228 minutes, 46 seconds
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19 \\ Community Over Competition With Marina

What does community over competition mean in the photography industry? How can we as photographers live up to that community? What do we do when someone oversteps our personal boundaries in the name of community? How can you start your own local community? Marina from Marina Anaya Photography shares her take on community over competition. You can find Marina on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/marinaanayaphotography/ Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here!
9/29/202232 minutes, 38 seconds
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18 \\ How Being Vulnerable Can Improve Your Business

Being vulnerable, honest, and transparent in your business can actually make you more successful. If you don’t believe me I’m on a mission to convince you otherwise. I promise you, the way you run your business is going to lead to how successful it is. It’s not your images. Yes of course, your work needs to be good but when comparing 2 photographers with similar styles, the client is going to pick the photographer who is more authentic or who they relate to more. Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here!
9/27/20228 minutes, 33 seconds
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17 \\ Building a Maternity Client Closet with Livia Beavers

Having a client closet can set your photography can be a huge draw for your potentials clients. Livia Beavers from Sol & Lua Photography joins me to talk about building a client closet for maternity sessions. We’ll discuss everything there is to know about how to start your own client closet and the benefits to having one. Find Livia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/solandluaphotography/ Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here!
9/22/202220 minutes, 51 seconds
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16 \\ Marketing Tips To Book More Newborn Photography Clients

We live in a world where we want results now, we love instant gratification. It’s why we are addicted to our phones, why we feel that hit of dopamine when we get a like on our images. But to have a truly sustainable business, where we aren’t relying on hustling daily to book clients, we have to work on our marketing long game. In this episode I share with you m y 3-tiered newborn photography marketing strategy. So you can spend less time on the hustle and more time living your life.   Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here!
9/20/202212 minutes, 25 seconds
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15 \\ Coping With ADHD as a Business Owner

Sometimes running a photography business while dealing with ADHD can feel overwhelming to say the least. Ashleigh from Ashleigh Orchid Photography chats with us about what it's like having ADHD as a mom and business owner. She shares her tips and advice to focus our energy and be a more productive business owner. Find Ashleigh on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adhd_ash/ Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Find confidence in your lifestyle newborn sessions, join the Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here!
9/15/202236 minutes, 7 seconds
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14 \\ 8 Ways To Set Boundaries In Your Photography Business

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business I'm sharing how to set boundaries in your business to prevent being asked to do things outside of the scope of your services, save your mental health, and run a better photography business. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here! You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
9/13/202212 minutes, 22 seconds
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13 \\ What To Do When There Is No Natural Light In Your Client’s Home

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business I'll share what to do when there is no natural light in your client's home. We will discuss camera settings, how to find the light, tools you can use to brighten shadows, and creative ways you can use light in a dark home. Join the waitlist for Calm The Chaos: A Lifestyle Photographers Guide to Newborn Sessions for freebies, sneak peek at course content, and an exclusive offer. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Calm The Chaos waitlist: Join Here! You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
9/6/202211 minutes, 28 seconds
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12 \\ Be More Productive with Automation, Batching, & Outsourcing

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business I'm sharing how to save time in your photography business by automating, batching, and outsourcing. We will chat about the benefits of each and how to implement it yourself. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
8/30/202213 minutes, 53 seconds
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11 \\ 3 Ways To Market Your Mini Sessions

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business I'll share my favorite ways to promote mini sessions. I'll tell you 3 ways market your mini sessions, outside of social media, so you can book up your fall photography calendar. If you want more tips for pricing and marketing your family mini sessions check out Cut The Chaos: A Guide To Mini Sessions. Use code CTCPOD15 for 15% off the course. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie Get on Duo Collective's email list: HERE Get on my email list: HERE Flodesk Code: https://flodesk.com/c/BRITTNIE50 Website: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
8/23/202216 minutes, 11 seconds
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10 \\ LIVE Coaching: Tips to improve your ranking on Google and book more photography clients

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business I'm sharing a live coaching call. In the coaching session we talk about how to improve your ranking on Google through SEO so you can book more photography clients. I also share some really cool tools you can use to monitor the effectiveness of your website. You can find Livia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/solandluaphotography/ Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
8/16/202227 minutes, 16 seconds
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09 \\ Being obedient to God’s plan for your business

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business we're talking about being obedient to God's plan for your business. Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.   Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
8/9/20226 minutes, 53 seconds
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08 \\ How to take a break in your photography business without losing momentum

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business we're talking about how to take a break when you are feeling burnt out in your photography, how to prevent future burn out, and how to not lose momentum in your photography business while you take a break. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
8/2/202212 minutes, 1 second
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07 \\ When should you raise your photography prices?

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business we're talking about Pricing with a capital P! How do you know it's time to raise your photography rates? When should you not raise your photography packages? When is the best time to raise your prices? What steps can you take to raise your prices? I give you an easy pricing formula to determine your photography pricing. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers
7/26/202215 minutes, 44 seconds
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06 \\ Q+A Lighting Tips to Improve Your Photography

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business I'm answering questions about lighting for photographers. We cover some basic light behaviors so you can use light techniques for better images, how to use flash for in home sessions, strobe or flash vs continuous light, shooting in auto white balance or Kelvin (manual white balance), and tips to reduce noise and grain in your images. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers  
7/19/202214 minutes, 38 seconds
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05 \\ Is fear keeping you from growing in your business?

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business we're getting down and dirty talking about how fear and imposter syndrome may be keeping you from growing in your business. I give you 5 attainable tips to help shake the fear and take the next steps in your photography business. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers  
7/14/202214 minutes, 36 seconds
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04 \\ Tips To Improve Your Client Experience For Family Sessions

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business. Were talking about the importance of the client experience. I share how you can improve your website, social media, emails, and sessions to provide a better experience and grow a solid, loyal clientele. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers  
7/5/202212 minutes, 24 seconds
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03 \\ 3 Mistakes To Avoid During In Home Newborn Sessions

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business. Im sharing a few of the mistakes I made when I first started lifestyle newborn photography. We will talk about how to prepare the clients for a successful newborn session, lighting mistakes to avoid, and how to soothe a baby for a smooth session. Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers  
6/27/202215 minutes, 54 seconds
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02 \\ How To Get More Family Photography Clients

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business. Im sharing the 3 things that transformed my business and helped me double my photography profits in just one year. We will talk about picking a photography niche (and what that actually means), finding your ideal client, and how to set yourself apart from other photographers through you branding message.    Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers  
6/27/202215 minutes, 40 seconds
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01 \\ My Story & How God Led Me to Start The Capture The Chaos Podcast

Hey friends! In this episode of Capture The Chaos: Grow Your Newborn & Family Photography Business. Im sharing my story with you.. how I started photography, what led me to newborn and family photography. I'll also explain what events changed the way I see the world and how God led me to create this podcast to share my faith and photography knowledge with you. I'll help guide you as a mama photographer through the ins and outs of family and newborn photography.    Thank you for being here mama. -Brittnie   Website: www.brittnierenee.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo Facebook: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb   You don't have to do this alone friend. If you’re a photographer who is tired of spinning your wheels in business and is ready to stop feeling like an imposter, it’s time to formulate an actionable strategies to help you grow with impact and empower you to define your own version of success - one client, one edit, one photo at a time. Book a 1:1 coaching call: www.brittnierenee.com/photographers  
6/27/202210 minutes, 21 seconds
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WELCOME TO CAPTURE THE CHAOS PHOTOGRAPHY PODCAST

Welcome to Capture The Chaos Photography Podcast.  If you’re ready to build a business that fits into that wonderful life, you’re in the right place! My mission is to get real and honest in order to help other moms build and scale a family and newborn photography business around their busy, joy filled, and sometimes chaotic lives. Let's do this! Brittnie Connect: www.brittnierenee.com Free Facebook Community: www.bit.ly/capturethechaosfb Instagram: www.instagram.com/brittnierenee_photo    
6/15/20222 minutes, 13 seconds