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Batch tasking is the best way to boost productivity in your creative business! Here’s how it works for me and why it will be a game-changer for you.

November 27, 2019

You may feel like having a long to-do list and crossing a lot of things off it is being productive. Unfortunately it is not. My best productivity hack is actually to dedicate blocks of time to similar work, also known as batch working. This allows me to plan my week strategically and efficiently. Batch working is one of the best thing I did to boost productivity in my business! Click through to learn all about how it works and why it will be a game-changer for your creative business.

I got my creative business organized with Trello and you can, too! Here’s how to plan, organize, collaborate, and automate using Trello in your business.

November 20, 2019

When you run your own creative business, you are basically wearing all the hats and it means ding a lot of different things. Trello is a fantastic tool to keep all my projects organized . In this post, I will share how I use it to plan, organize, collaborate, and automate all the tasks for my small business.

Automate your photography business with templates and a good CRM. Here’s how I use my CRM to create a smooth workflow and high-quality client experience.

November 13, 2019

As your photography business gets more successful you will need to manage more clients, more projects and generally do more admin work. Unless you outsource right away, which a lot of us can’t do right off the bat, you will need to come up with systems to save some time. I chose to automate my business with templates and a good CRM. And in this blog post, I share how I use my CRM to create a smooth workflow and high-quality client experience.

Please note – some of these are affiliate links, which means I’ll make a small portion of the profit if you purchase something, at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting us!   Earlier this fall I spent a few weeks in my happy place: Paris, France! It was so good to explore familiar […]

November 6, 2019

As owners of a creative business, it is our job to keep track of projects, deadlines, invoices, etc. But this is not why we started the business in the first place, so we sometimes let the admin stuff pile on. But there are ways that you can automate those admin tasks. Are you ready to increase your productivity and save time? Here are the systems and automations I created to grow my photography business.

Repurposing your content is the best way to save time and get the most out of each social media platform you use. Here are some ideas to get you started.

October 30, 2019

A coffee and a laptop next to an iPhone showing a an IGTV cover, repuroposed from IG Stories I already created.

Email marketing is one of the best ways to build a loyal client base. Here’s how to find the right hosting platform and plan stellar newsletter content.

October 22, 2019

An example of new work I might send to my clients as part as my quarterly portfolio update.

Here’s how to keep your content under control with an editorial calendar! It’s the best way to keep up with multiple web presences for your business.

October 16, 2019

Creating an editorial calendar can seem like a daunting task for a lot of photographers. Today, I am sharing how you can keep your content under control with an editorial calendar! It's the best way to keep up with multiple web presences for your small business.

Instagram marketing is a powerful tool for food and product photographers. Here’s how to consistently roll out engaging content for your brand.

October 9, 2019

Instagram marketing for photographers

Pinterest for photographers is an amazingly powerful tool. Learn how you can leverage Pinterest marketing for your photography business.

October 2, 2019

Pinterest for Photographers - Frenchly Photography

Provide an exceptional client experience while speeding up your workflow by using the 4 templates that transformed my photography business.

September 17, 2019

We all have things we are afraid of. (Heights, public speaking, spiders…need I go on?) But one fear I think most of us share is a perfectly natural one: fear of failure. Fear of failure is the reason a lot of aspiring photographers never really get their business off the ground. We fear that we […]

September 11, 2019

Red figs in a pink bowl

An elevated client experience sets you apart from the other photographers. Learn to create an impeccable experience from initial inquiry to final payment.

September 4, 2019

Are you tired of digging for the right job posting, writing endless proposals, and putting hours of research into one-time collaborations? If you aren’t, maybe you should be!  New collaborations are exciting and good for a challenge (as well as a mental break), but did you know they could be costing you more than just […]

August 22, 2019

Are you working hard to find photography clients? The world is a big, big place and it is full of food and product photographers just like you and me. It’s easy to feel like a little fish in a big pond. Sometimes you may even feel like there just aren’t enough photography clients for all […]

August 14, 2019

I’m ready for clients! Yay! But wait…where do I find them?   Don’t worry, most photographers struggle to find food photography clients at some point. You want to make money as a food photographer, so you try to master every technique under the sun. It’s easy to overlook the inevitable struggle of actually finding someone […]

August 7, 2019

You want to start a food photography business, but you’re on a tight budget? It’s possible! Let me show you the tools to get started on the cheap!

August 1, 2019

Chocolate Zucchini Bread and a cup of coffee on subway tiles

 If you’ve never considered selling stock photography, you could be missing out on extra money. While selling digital images is not hard, you need to know a few things to do it successfully on your own. For one thing, you need the people who would buy those images to actually see them. That’s no small […]

July 24, 2019

Bowl of Blueberries, lemons on a plate, glass of water next to an iPad and a camera

Image optimization probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when you’re ready to share a fresh batch of photos. Those of us who just want to focus on making the very best images possible sometimes find things like website design and SEO to be a frustrating distraction, but they’re a vital part of today’s […]

July 10, 2019

.Please note – some of these are affiliate links, which means I’ll make a small portion of the profit if you purchase something, at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting us!   If you are a photographer (heck, a human being) chances are, you have struggled with self-doubt at some point. As a […]

June 26, 2019

Fanette Rickert - Frenchly - Food and Product Photography

Please note – some of these are affiliate links, which means I’ll make a small portion of the profit if you purchase something, at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting us!   In Advanced Lightroom Editing for Food Photography, we’re ready to really dive into Lightroom editing and all of the different ways […]

June 19, 2019

Glass of Whisky on the rocks shot from above on a white bench

And we’re back with another Lightroom tutorial! Today we’re going to talk about your first line of defense against some common photography issues: the Lightroom Basic panel. If you missed last’s week tutorial about importing your images into Lightroom, check it out here. If you’re struggling to master basic photo editing, the options in the […]

June 12, 2019

2 whisky sour glass on a rusted chair next to a bed of spring flowers

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