28 Things to do in your Photography Off Season. Resources and Inspiration to organize yourself and your business.
As the year comes to an end and we’re gearing up for a busy season to approach, use these ideas to help you get organized for a fresh start.
- Organize your email templates
These client communication templates from Jasmine Star will help be a good start to save time typing the same messages.
Jasmine Star Email Templates
- Create your 2018 Pricing Guide
Simplify your packages and make a clear and straightforward guide to share with your clients about what to expect.
Want a custom pricing guide? Email me for more details.
- Use a content management system like Asana to organize your tasks
This free course from Nesha Designs walks you through how and why to use Asana.
- Schedule and draft blog posts
Check out this post from Jenna Kutcher about why blogging matters.
- Participate in a styled shoot
Adding styled shoots and collaborating with local vendors is a great way to add the kinds of sessions you want to attract in your portfolio.
- Order business cards
Upload your business cards to be printed on Moo.com
- Establish relationships with local vendors
Connect with nearby venues to see if you can offer them updated photo for their website and marketing materials by giving you credit or putting you on their preferred vendor list.
- Get new headshots
Hire or trade with another photographer for your bio page.
- Organize your Pinterest boards
The Pinfinite Growth course from Melyssa Griffin is a game changer.
- Update your contracts
Get Honeybook to organize all your business details.
- Invest in new gear
Upgrade or rent new lenses for a strong portfolio.
- Make a welcome/behind the scenes video for your website
- Get off social media
Take a break. It’ll still be there when you want to come back.
- DIY/Purchase gifts for your client experience
- Write down your 2018 goals and put them where you’ll see them everyday
Use these Powersheets to help get your started on goal planning.