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The Four Letter Word Creatives Need in Their Vocabulary, HELP!

I woke this morning, desperately wanting to go back to sleep after a 12- hour product shoot the day before and knowing that I still have three shoots in my queue to edit before getting to this latest mammoth. Plus,…

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Branding Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

What are some of the biggest branding mistakes? And what are some frequently unasked questions that people should think about when developing their brand? In the photo industry, “branding” seems to be a dirty eight-letter word, even though it’s crucial…

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Avoiding The Summer Lull

Summer is day trips to the beach, dining al fresco, sipping your favorite rosé. It’s impossible not to love Summer. Work tends to be a bit quieter at this time of year, so it’s tempting to play hooky and spend…

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The Art and Value of Networking

Networking being important is the sort of vague business concept that most people will have heard as they enter their professional life. It seems genuine, and it certainly seems like there can’t be any harm in being well-connected, but the…

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Ask Yourself These 7 Questions To Get The Most Out Of Your Marketing

As a serious player in the game for over a decade, we have come to realize how important it is for artists to have a clear understanding of their market, what their needs are and how to get in front…

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Trends of 2019

In today’s market place we see trends in all areas and specialties. Now, I’m not saying to be a trendy photographer, but having the awareness as to what is selling in the marketplace as well as appealing to brands and…

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Email Deliverability: Why your emails may be hitting the SPAM folder

Deliverability is such a tricky subject as there are so many factors that come into play — things like the way an email is coded, the frequency emails are sent to the same recipients, corporate junk filters, rapidly changing rules…

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What’s New at Agency Access

Hi, ya’ll! 2019 is going to be one of the biggest years for Agency Access, so what does that mean for you? Our development team has been working day and night so we could deploy the new Agency Access App, and it’s…

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How to Know If Photography Gear Is Worth the Investment

Photography gear can be extremely expensive. Many photographers experience an occasional bout of gear envy and decide to invest in a camera or lens to enhance the quality of their images. However, when photographers buy gear without proper research, it…

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Top 8 Tools and Software for Small Business Owners

When someone dreams of becoming a professional photographer, he or she envisions ideas of creative freedom, exciting clients, and endless possibilities. That dream rarely includes laborious and time-consuming paperwork, hours of editing, contract negotiations with clients, invoicing or tax filings,…