Mind Your Own Business Podcast with Brent Watkins | Photofocus Podcast February 8, 2019 by Photofocus

Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with portrait photographer Brent Watkins! We discuss: – How Brent got started as a photographer – The importance of staying up-to-date on the latest techniques despite being in business for decades – The importance of giving your client a great experience during their photo session -Seeing things through your client’s eyes – Trusting your own pricing, and being able to expertly (and honestly!)

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Welcome to the Mind Your Own Business Podcast! Today we chat with portrait photographer Brent Watkins!

Images copyright Sylvart Studios.

We discuss:

  • How Brent got started as a photographer in a small town
  • The importance of staying up-to-date on the latest techniques and being relevant
  • The importance of giving your client a great experience during their photo session
  • Seeing things through your client’s eyes
  • Trusting your own pricing, and being able to expertly (and honestly!) guide your client during sales sessions
  • Realizing that you are in the business of selling MORE than prints. You’re selling the “experience” as well.
  • Maintaining contact and being accessible to your clients
  • Being genuine with your clients
  • The importance of education, and how it’s the key to a business’s longevity
  • The key difference between successful photographers and photographer that constantly struggle with their businesses
  • Pricing tips that can make or break your business
  • Determining who your ideal clients are
  • The best advice Brent received, and how it changed his business

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You can find Brent at:

  • Sylvart.com: Brent’s portfolio website
  • Twitter and Facebook: @BrentWatkins

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