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Unsure when and how to outsource tasks in your creative business? I’m sharing outsourcing business tips AND a peek at how I outsource tasks in my own photography business! I’ll discuss how to choose the tasks and projects you’d like to outsource, whether you should raise your prices, and when you shouldn’t outsource as well.

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Learn how to network with fellow creative entrepreneurs and business owners to build a supportive community! In this blog, I discuss the merits of seeking and building community as a creative entrepreneur, while also sharing tips on how to find community through Facebook groups, social media, in-person meetups and more.

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Running a creative business is preeetty much a recipe for comparisonitis. Unfortunately, social media can be a black hole of comparison. Those endless hours of scrolling have the power to make you (the business owner) feel like you have to do what every other business owner is doing! Whether it’s launching a new service, creating […]

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When Jess and Raymond reached out to me about photographing their wedding and told me how much they loved color, I knew that it was going to be a good match! And when I saw their bright and whimsical flowers covering the most beautiful summer garden venue, my heart did a little dance! All the […]

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As a new business owner, it’s easy to experience shiny ball syndrome when it comes to all of the fancy systems, tools and processes that are widely available. And if I’m honest, it’s easy to experience shiny ball syndrome as an experienced business owner, too! While you do want to be calculated about where you […]

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If you’re like me, you likely fell (or hurdled) into the creative world with no concrete plan to start a business. At the very beginning, your creative work lit you up inside, and for a while, it was enough for it to be a side hustle, or even an unpaid hobby.  But then, things got […]

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It was an absolutely perfect northern California wedding day filled with coastal charm, an outdoor reception, and that touch of evening fog that we’ve grown to know so well in the Bay Area. I remember them telling me the story of their relationship as we hiked down Slacker Hill in Marin after spending the evening […]

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It’s always fun to look at things in retrospect, isn’t it? Being that I’m now in the 5th year of my photography business, I’m able to look back and see that there were some higher level, instrumental decisions that I made that brought me to where I am today.  I have the honor of being […]

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Despite all the trouble that COVID has caused for the world (and for couples trying to plan a wedding), one thing I’ve enjoyed about the past few years is the creativity and variety of different wedding celebrations that have surfaced. Couples have really had to think about what’s most important to them and they’ve gotten […]

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Backyard garden wedding photos

Has your photography or business plateaued? If you’re reading this, you might be thinking, “well, I’m not really sure, actually.” And that’s completely fine! So, let’s do a quick check in with ourselves, shall we? 👇 You might be experiencing a plateau if you found your groove and rhythm after that first year or so […]

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