Posts tagged Entrepreneurial Photographer
112 - Getting the most out of a conference with Skip Cohen

Before you pack your bags and take off for the next photography conference, how do you make sure that the experience will be productive?

Many photographers arrive at the latest trade show with lots of excitement and then get completely overwhelmed by the sheer volume of people and information.

Skip Cohen has participated in conferences as an organizer, vendor, speaker, and attendee. He shares his tips on how photographers can get the most out of your next meeting or event.

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111 - ClickCon founder - the one decision that turned her life around

Sherry Hagerman was divorced, single mom of two with $700 to her name when she made a decision that changed her life. She had been trying to get her photography business off the ground with little success and was worried that once her money ran out, she would also be out of options.

What happened next, a gambler might say she pushed all her chips to the middle of the table. You could even say she bet on herself. Or you could say she made a strategic investment. However you say it, the next step took guts. Sherry took her $700 and registered for a photography conference. And what happened at the conference created one of the great turnaround stories in our industry.

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106 - Nine lessons I learned creating podcasts

The questions tickled me. Back in 2015, I announced that I was shutting down my Free Photo Webinars and starting a podcast instead. My webinars had run for four years — on second Tuesday night of every month. We had great photographers join us to show their work and tell their stories. I had a fairly loyal following, so they were probably puzzled that I wanted to shift.

“Why in the world would you want to start a podcast?”

By the time I paused it to go work for Canon, I was firmly a fan. This was one of the better decisions I had made for my business.

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