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5 best productivity tools for photographers

Productivity tools are all the rage today and if you do a simple Google search for “best productivity tools for business”, you will be overwhelmed by the number of apps and software out there. I am all about saving time. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t start my own company to work 60 […]

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Time Management Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

Time management for entrepreneurs is already tough as it is, but if you throw in busy mom life in the mix, it can quickly feel impossible. When I decided to take my photography business full time, my husband had just started a new job, one with opportunity but where he’d have to work overtime to […]

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5 Simple Steps to Effectively Onboard New Clients

Picture this: you reached out to your favorite brands, tapped all your connections, talked to all the local restaurants. And then one day, it finally happens. Somebody wants to hire you. You found the client, the hard part is done, right? Now what’s next? Crap. You don’t have the first idea where to start! In this post, I put together a simple process to onboard new clients that works for me

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Personal branding guidelines for photographers

I am sure you have heard of personal branding before. It is kind of a buzzword these days and you see it peppered into pins on Pinterest, in your favorite podcast, and and quite a few Instagram Stories. You probably think that branding doesn’t apply to you but only to large companies and, well, brands. […]

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Best Client Management System for your Photography business - Frenchly Photography

Why you need a Client Management system to become a successful photographer

Okay, I know talking about client management systems and automation and organization in general is not very sexy for a lot of people (it is for me, but I am a bit of a geek…). But how does having more time and being able to drinks Maï Thaï on the beach sound? A lot more sexy, right? Well, this might just be what you get if you start using a Client Management System. Maybe the beach and the drink is pushing it, but I promise you that it will save A LOT of time.

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5 Actionable product stying TIPS for more professional photos. Product Photography by Frenchly Photography - Fanette Rickert

Take Better Photos With These 5 Product Styling Tips

Whether you are shooting your own products or shooting for a client, you must be able to produce professional product images that will attract customers. Carefully planned and executed product styling will ensure your images will communicate the brand values as well as create a representation of a lifestyle that will attract the brand’s ideal customer.

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Mindset for Photography Business

How changing my mindset helped me create a successful photography business

2018 started off pretty low. I was barely making ends meet, and the little bit I was bringing combined with my husband’s salary was just enough to get us through the month, which is a little bit scary when you have a 18 month old to feed. We had decided a few months before that […]

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