Get Ready To Grow Your Photography Business in 2019!

Get Ready To Grow Your Photography Business in 2019!

If you want to get more clients as a photographer you have to market yourself and put yourself out there to grow your photography business. And, not just randomly, you need a written marketing plan with goals to reach and action steps to take. Showing your newest work...
Negotiation – Image Uniqueness

Negotiation – Image Uniqueness

By Cradoc Bagshaw One of the keys to negotiation – image uniqueness. When I first wrote fotoQuote in the early 90’s word was that stock was dead. There were a lot of changes happening in the photo industry as things shifted to digital. No one knew what the...
Negotiation Tips for Freelance Photographers

Negotiation Tips for Freelance Photographers

by Cradoc Bagshaw In another tip, I mentioned that the photographer’s consultant Mary Virginia Swanson said the photographers she knew who was doing the best right now were the ones who had negotiated the best deals in the past, deals that had the clients coming...
More fotoBiz X Features

More fotoBiz X Features

More fotoBiz X features In addition to assisting with the day-to-day management of your business, fotoBiz has a number of other features designed to help you run a more efficient and successful photography business. Gear Enter your equipment in this module and fotoBiz...
The Importance of Image Copyright Protection

The Importance of Image Copyright Protection

Image Copyright Protection With a busy schedule, the last thing you may have time for is registering your images with the copyright office. But image copyright protection is something you might want to put at the top of your to-do list. Copyright protection for your...
Work Smarter Not Harder – Photographer Websites

Work Smarter Not Harder – Photographer Websites

by Grover Sanschagrin Here’s my theory: Photographer websites are generally built for other photographers, and not for their true customers – photo editors and photo buyers. I am in somewhat of a unique position. As a founder of both PhotoShelter and...
Get Images Seen Online – The Importance of Photo Keywording

Get Images Seen Online – The Importance of Photo Keywording

By Cradoc Bagshaw Recently I talked with photographer Ron Watts about his stock shooting and his image keywording problems. Ron and I have known each other since the 1980’s. We met in Los Angeles at the Westlight photo agency, while we were both in town on...
Buyouts vs Rights Packages

Buyouts vs Rights Packages

Buyouts vs Rights Packages: A buyout, unlimited use and exclusive use are three very different terms and you and your client need to be very clear on what each one means. A buyout means a transfer of the copyright on your image to the client. This gives the client the...
Defending Your Price

Defending Your Price

The first thing to understand about defending your price is that it’s psychological. Don’t get back in touch with the client until you know you’re ready to defend your price. When you’re confident in yourself and the research you’ve done...