7 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Photography Business

Running a photography business is a challenging thing that requires a wide range of skills that go well beyond your ability to work with a camera. Whether you are new to running a photo business or a seasoned professional, this excellent video tutorial will show you seven common mistakes that can derail your business and how to fix them or avoid them altogether in the first place. 

Coming to you from John Branch IV Photography, this great video tutorial will show you seven common mistakes photographers make when running a business. One that I think is particularly important to remember is to not buy too much gear that you do not need. Of course, when you are an amateur, you can spend as much money as you want if it makes you happy and you can afford it. On the other hand, when you are running a business, equipment is a business investment, and every dollar you spend on it subtracts from your bottom line. As such, every decision on purchasing new gear should be approached from the standpoint of if it will pay for itself in increased sales or new clients. Check out the video above for the full rundown.

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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