Selling Albums with Daniel Usenko
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Daniel Usenko
11h ago
244 - Welcome back to the Freedom Focus Photography Podcast! I'm your host, Nicole Begley, and today we have a very special guest, Daniel Usenko, the creative force behind Pixellu, developers of my favorite album design software, Smart Albums. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting to explore the possibility of adding albums to your services, this episode is packed with insights that will inspire you to not only streamline your workflow, but also potentially utilize albums in your marketing. Daniel will share how Smart Albums can transform the tedious task of album creation into a swif ..read more
Visit website
Gallery Wall Contests with Michaela Trujillo
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Michaela Trujillo
1w ago
243 - Welcome to this exciting episode of the Freedom Focus Photography Podcast!  Today, we're diving into a unique and impactful marketing strategy with our guest, Michaela Trujillo from BMAC Pet Photography in San Diego, CA.  She’s masterfully combined art, community engagement, and philanthropy through her innovative Gallery Wall Contest - creating a powerful trifecta of collaboration. In our conversation, Michaela shares her journey from conceptualizing the idea to executing a successful gallery wall in a local pet store. She explains how this approach has significantly benefit ..read more
Visit website
How I Triggered Heather
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Heather Lahtinen
1w ago
242 - Welcome back to the latest episode of the Freedom Focus Photography podcast! In this session, we dive deep into some intriguing personal revelations with Heather, who unexpectedly found herself discussing ME with her business coach! ? Talk about our mind jumping to conclusions!  Imagine what I was thinking when I found this out!  In this episode, you’ll discover what I did to trigger her (sidenote, it might have something to do with my Monday boards).  Plus, we tackle the ever-present habit of comparing ourselves to others, revealing the emotional challenges it brings and ..read more
Visit website
The Offline Photographer Ep. 5
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Heather Lahtinen
1w ago
241 - Welcome to our final episode of The Offline Photographer! Throughout this series, we've explored the art of in-person marketing, empowering photographers to step away from screens and cultivate genuine, face-to-face connections in their local communities.  By focusing on offline engagement, we've helped photographers find innovative ways to build relationships and grow their businesses. In this episode, host Heather Lahtinen and Laura Wombwell tackle the challenges of being an introverted photographer in an industry that thrives on social interaction.  They also explore the m ..read more
Visit website
From IG to Email Lists with Dayna Schaaf
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Dayna Schaaf
1w ago
240 - In today's episode, we're diving into the realm of marketing automation and its incredible benefits for photographers. Whether you're juggling multiple roles in your business or looking for effective ways to streamline your marketing efforts, this episode is packed with insights and practical advice. Joining us is special guest Dayna Schaaf, a marketing guru from "This Can't Be That Hard," who brings a wealth of knowledge on using tools like ManyChat to enhance client interaction without losing that personal touch for our social media.  We’ll discuss the indispensable power of havi ..read more
Visit website
10 Thoughts that Hold Photographers Back Part 1
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Heather Lahtinen
1w ago
237 - Welcome back to the Freedom Focus Photography Podcast, where we dive deep into the world of running a successful photography business!  Today, Nicole Begley and our mostly-co-host, Heather Lahtinen, tackle the tricky terrain of photography pricing and those stubborn beliefs that just might be holding your business back.  Ever whispered to yourself, "That strategy won't work for my photography business," or felt your heart race at the thought of adjusting your pricing? You're not alone.  We're here to challenge those thoughts head-on, from debunking market myths to naviga ..read more
Visit website
The Offline Photographer Ep. 4
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Heather Lahtinen
1w ago
236 - This episode of the Freedom Focus Photography podcast, hosted by Heather Lahtinen, delves into the "Offline Photographer Challenge" introduced in episode 219. The challenge is part of the Elevate program, designed to help photographers enhance their in-person marketing strategies by engaging with their local community. Heather invites Laura Wombwell to share her experiences and insights on expanding marketing efforts through building relationships with other photographers. The conversation highlights the formation of the Southwestern Ontario Pet Photographer Group, initiated by Laura du ..read more
Visit website
Dark Heather
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, Heather Lahtinen
1w ago
235 - Heather Lahtinen has been a regular guest on the Freedom Focus Photography podcast, bringing her insights and experiences to our vibrant community of photographers.  But today's episode unveils a side of Heather we've never seen before - a side that she used to keep hidden.  In a candid and transformative conversation, Heather steps into the hot seat not just to share her expertise, but to explore her inner world with the guidance of Michelle Crandall, affectionately known as "The People's Coach” in Elevate.  Brace yourself for a deep dive into 'Dark Heather' and the en ..read more
Visit website
Art, Lifestyle, or Love: What Drives Your Business?
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley, J. Nichole Smith
1w ago
Welcome to another episode of the Creative Freedom Rebellion - a podcast series within the Freedom Focus Photography podcast, hosted by Nicole Begley and J. Nichole Smith, AKA Nic.   Through the past 10+ years of mentoring pet photographers, we’ve noticed that the “why” of many pet photographers falls into one of three buckets.  The love of art, the goal of lifestyle, or the love of dog. It’s important to dive into these differences because these motivations can shape not only your work but how you present it to the world. Not a pet photographer?  Don’t pass this episode over a ..read more
Visit website
Your Mind Circus with Karen Bartos
Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast
by Nicole Begley
1w ago
233 - Today’s episode of the Freedom Focus Photography Podcast is an episode that will resonate with photographers across all specialties.  In this enlightening conversation, I sit down with Karen Bartos, a boudoir photographer whose journey from landscape and high school senior photography to the intimate world of boudoir is a narrative of transformation and self-discovery that every photographer can learn from. What to Listen For: A Journey of Transformation: Karen shares her captivating transition from landscape to high school senior photography, and ultimately to the empowering fiel ..read more
Visit website

Follow Freedom Focus Photography - previously the Hair of the Dog Podcast on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR