The Click Cartel Podcast: Photography Business | Getting Clients | Making That Money
By Christian Grattan: Photographer and Business Strategist
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Make money from photography. Christian Grattan from The Click Cartel draws from his 20 years of experience as a professional photographer to share tips and strategies you can use to grow a six-figure photography business. He interviews other successful photographers and gets their step by step techniques that you can apply to your photography business to network for sales, get more clients, and generate the most profit from each of them. Christian’s client list includes Jean Paul Gaultier, Lancôme, Saks Fifth Avenue, YSL, Lacoste, Gucci, Moët et Chandon, Vanity Fair, Glamour, InStyle and WWD. He currently runs a six-figure photography business off of just 20 shoots a year.
||ExplicitEpisode 24: The Photo Summit Preview with Megan DiPiero||As a loyal listener I wanted to give you a preview of The Photo Summit. The Photo Summit is a free online event where top photographers share how they get clients, capture award winning images, and make money from Instagram.||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23: Unlock Your True Value as a Photographer with Entrepreneur Corey Reese||--||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 22: The Mindset Challenges Keeping You From Getting Paid What You’re Worth With Dorie Howell||Dorie Howell is a maternity and newborn photographer in Washington DC. She has been running her business for over 10 years. She also is a co-founder of IPS Mastermind, where photographers can learn how to market and sell their photography.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21: Secrets of Running a Pet Photography Business with Margaret Bryant||Margaret Bryant is an experienced pet photographer, author, and educator based in Texas. In this episode she shares her experience with handling pets (and their humans) and how she created her successful business.||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20: How to Make an Extra $900 or More from Each Family Portrait Session with Hannah Marie||Hannah Marie is a wedding and family photographer and educator out of Canada. Here she shares how she operates her successful photography business, including how to emphasize value over cost and how she deals with digitals.||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: Gut-Punching Impact: How to Approach and Impress an Editor to Get your Photos Published with Jacqueline Tobin||Rangefinder Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Jacqueline Tobin, discusses how to make an impact when submitting your work, the power of print, and how the industry has changed in the last ten years.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: Jen Hillenga Explains How She Got 600 New Clients with this Strategy: Spiral Marketing||Jen Hillenga shares her journey from Midwestern portrait photographer to creative director at AdoramaPix, detailing sales strategies and techniques to help new photographers make that money.||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Free Lunch, Elvis & Sports Illustrated, One Photographer’s Crazy Path to Success Featuring Monte Isom||Need a little motivation? Commercial photographer Monte Isom talks about how he landed clients like HBO, Gatorade, Sony, Visa, and Sports Illustrated. Monte’s level of hustle is going to inspire you to put yourself out there and book your dream...||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: How to Make a Killing and Make Friends in a Small Market Featuring Makayla Jade||This week we’re talking to Makayla Jade. She and her husband are a photography/videography team and they have two young children. Makayla gives us some great tips on how to improve your workflow by outsourcing and talks about what it’s like to...||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: How This Photographer Got 10 Clients on His First Day in Business Featuring Roberto Valenzuela||Award-winning wedding photographer Roberto Valenzuela discusses his methods for picture perfect practice, gaining “subconscious competence,” and the importance of investing in education.||1/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 014: How to Travel the World as a Photographer and Get Paid Featuring Laura Grier||This is episode No. 2 of our WPPI special. I’ve partnered with Rangefinders to bring on guests who are speaking at WPPI, and here they’ll share some of their secrets with The Click Cartel listeners. This week is something a little bit different...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Step by Step-How to Turn an Inquiry into a Client Featuring Jerry Ghionis||Award-winning wedding and portrait photographer and teacher Jerry Ghionis breaks down his sales process and explains why you should never assume someone can’t afford you.||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: How Blogging & Social Media Jumpstarted This Photographer’s Business Featuring Emilia Schoberi||Want to get referrals from people you’ve never met? Chicago based wedding photographer Emilia Schoberi talks about that and more on this episode.||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Wow Factor That Keeps This Black-Tie Photographer “In The Black” Featuring Nancy Beale||Want to work with high-end brides? Nancy Beale, a photographer out of Chicago, teaches you how. Her first clients were not the high-end ballroom weddings she’s known for now. So how did she make that transition? She used her creativity to shoot the...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Why this Photographer Chose Weddings as her Niche and Never Looked Back Featuring Sara France||Sara France has over 15 years experience as a professional photographer. She shares how she got started and her unique pricing model that helps her maximize her profits.||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: How this Wedding Photographer Doubled Her Profits Without a Hard Sell (hint: it’s a registry for photos instead of gifts!)-Featuring Jannah Dryden||Need to boost your sales? Australian photographer Jannah Dryden shares how she gets 100% sales success without an inkling of a hard sell!||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: How a Beginning Photographer Made $50K From 2 Weeks of Family Portraits With Julie Staley||When Charlotte, North Carolina photographer Julie Staley was starting out, she came up with a project that got her 50k from two weeks of shoots. Feel free to listen to the episode, and copy the project for yourself. Send me a screen grab when your bank balance explodes.||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The simple networking tricks this interior photographer uses to land giant clients (like Airbnb) with Anne Ruthmann||Want more clients? Then this is the episode for you. Photographer Anne Ruthmann has restarted her business in different locations, multiple times. Each time she rebuilt her client base. She shares exactly how she did it, and how you can do it...||5/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: How this portrait photographer raised her rates by 10X and increased her demand with Megan DiPiero||Are you charging what you are worth? No? Then this episode is for you. Florida photographer Megan DiPiero raised her rates by 10 times overnight, and it worked out great for her. Learn exactly how she did it, and how you can overcome your...||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: How a 22 year-old wedding photographer booked over $30,000 her first year in business with Pepper Nix||Are you too young or inexperience to make money from photography? If you believe that, then do not listen to this episode. It will be too challenging for you. Utah based wedding photographer Pepper Nix shares how she jumpstarted her business and...||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 – How this boudoir photographer turns free photo shoots into $1,400 sales with Kinzie Ferguson||You can turn a free shoot into over a $1K. Don't believe me? Boudoir photographer Kinzie Ferguson shares exactly how she does it.||3/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 – How to get your clients excited to buy products before you ever touch your camera, with Kelli Wood||The final sale starts before the shoot! Family photographer Kelli Wood teaches us how she gets her clients excited to buy physical product before she ever touches her camera. If you want to double or triple your revenue on each job, then listen...||1/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 – How to grow a six-figure photography business fast using your personal social media accounts with Margarita Corporan||Think you need to be a jerk to get ahead? It's actually opposite. New York based photographer, and all around lovely person, Margarita Corporan shares how she went from photo editor to six-figure photographer using her personal social media, and...||1/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 – Welcome to The Click Cartel Podcast!||Welcome to The Click Cartel Podcast. Here's what's up. This show is dedicated to helping photographers making money. That guy on the podcast art work is me, your host, Christian Grattan. I have over 20 years experience as a pro...||1/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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Christian is great at digging into the nitty gritty of how photographers make their businesses work. He asks questions that only an experienced industry insider could ask and get people to reveal in the most accessible, concrete, and down to earth way. Listening to Christian's interviews are like overhearing juicy gossip at a cafe- you feel like you're getting insider knowledge you wouldn't have otherwise.
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