It’s easy – especially as new photography business owners – to let ourselves get sucked into critiques coming from the outside. Photographer Britney Smith is on the Noobie Podcast to talk about how to step beyond those negative voices and create the business we want!
It’s easy to consume content – books, podcasts, webinars and workshops, YouTube videos… But the question is: what are you DOING with that information? Photographer and KISS CEO, Shaun Austin Gordon joins us to chat about how to actually apply what we learn so that we can get things done in business and life!
It’s so easy to just follow what everyone else is doing. It’s comfortable, predictable, and when already dealing with the uncertainty of starting a new business – one less point of stress. But what if there was a way to take a different path than most without the associated fear? Listen in to episode 20 with Dorie Howell for tips and strategies for trying something new – and being different!
Do you find that you’re hesitant to go into situations that feel uncomfortable, leading to slow growth in your business? Does facing fear and discomfort seem daunting?
In Episode 14 of The Noobie Podcast, Brittany Ford dives into ways that photographers can learn to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. Tune in as we chat about what it means to step into uncomfortable situations and environments – whether it’s learning to go with the flow, charging what you’re worth, or investing in your business. There are so many avenues you can take, little by little, that will offer opportunities for growth to occur!
Have you struggled with self-worth when it comes to being true to yourself as a photography business owner? Are you consuming more than creating? Do you lack support and crave connection with fellow creatives?
In Episode 6 of The Noobie Podcast, Tracy Jones speaks on the topic of self-worth. As photographers and small business owners, what we do is personal – meaning that bits and pieces of who we are become tied into the art that we create and the services that we provide. Tune in as we chat about the concept of self-worth, knowing who you are and what you have to offer, and ways that you can implement the significance of self-worth into your business!
If you’re just getting started in the photography industry, it can feel overwhelming to look out at the sea of talent that exists. Maybe you’ve spent time scrolling through social media accounts and websites, trying to figure out what you need to make your business thrive like other people have, or perhaps you’ve set the expectation to be an overnight success.
In Episode 5 of The Noobie Podcast, husband and wife team, Jenn & Ro, chat about the time it has taken to really understand that patience is at the heart of a successful photography business. While the overnight success stories surely draw a crowd, it’s those who have been patient with themselves, put in the work, ignored everyone else, and have created a personalized experience for their clients that really know what it means to build a business from the ground up. Tune in as we discuss comparison, targeting your ideal clients, and so much more!
Have you picked up a camera and started shooting here and there for fun? Now that people are taking notice, have you decided to start a business, but are unsure of how it all will work or if you’d even be good at it? Has the doubt and fear started settling in?
In Episode 1 of The Noobie Podcast, Helene Boudreau walks through three ways to “outwork doubt,” so that you can build the confidence to achieve what you set out to accomplish. It may not be perfect in the beginning, but taking messy action is the first step. Tune in as we chat about what this looks like and how you can implement this advice into your own business!