What’s your purpose?

We often find ourselves falling from one thing into another in life and business is something that some of us don’t decide we are going to do, but kind of just fall into. We didn’t wake up one morning and decide “today I think I will start a business”! More often than not, we have…

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The TGMB show #8 Getting Organised with Derek Clapham

Right Click to download Audio File Derek Clapham from Fotomerchant joins Mel to talk about getting organised. there are only 24 hours in a day so how is it that Mel and Derek both get so much done!! find out their secrets on today’s episode. Fotomerchant are specialists in websites for photographers and there product includes not…

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The TGMB Show #7 All Grown Up with Kelly Tunny

The All Grown Up Episode with Kelly Tunney. Right Click here to download the episode. Kelly talks to us today about where she started and how wedding photographers deal with the increase in workload when taking on a full time load of weddings. She talks about the All Grown Up group in Canberra and a…

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The TGMB Show #6 Getting it all Done with Ana Brandt.

The “How do you get so much done?” episode with the amazing Ana Brandt. Right Click to Download Audio File Ana is one of the most generous photographers i know when it comes to sharing what she does and how she does it. She has been out there helping other photographers better themselves in business…

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Testimonial – Business Saved!!

I first met the TGMB girls at one of their seminars here in Adelaide about business pricing. It was particularly relevant to me as I a struggling photography business starting out and having trouble with pricing. I had nearly given up on my business, in fact. I went to the seminar and to have all…

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Never Wanna Compete on Price Baby!!

Where do I go when I am looking for cheap stuff? I hit the discount stores and I don’t care which one it is. I have no loyalty to any in particular, I just want cheap prices. So what happens if you are a photographer and you’re at the cheap end of town? Prices shoppers…

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Boots and all!! Go 100% pro

So many times I have seen discussions about what makes a professional photographer. Here is my opinion. You need to know your craft. You need to have some training and experience to be able to produce a good job every time and not just fluke the occasional good shot. Craft is always what you need…

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I am just starting my business. How can I build my business while I am learning without looking cheap?

I am just starting my business. How can I build my business while I am learning without looking cheap? This is a great question and one that we get asked so often. It all comes back to knowing what you need to make each week and building to that price. The key when you are…

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Not my circus, Not my clowns!

Reading a Facebook discussion the other day I really had to take a deep breath and not respond. I had made a comment on a post about how a photographer’s client showed them no respect after the photographer had done a cheap shoot and edited photographs. I think from memory they had given them 10…

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Talking To: Megan Aldridge from My Wedding Secrets.

In this video i talk to Megan Aldridge about changing her mindset from her business being a non profit organisation into a profitable wedding business. You can find out more about Megan at http://www.myweddingsecrets.com.au/

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