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Want to know how to actually have successful bride consultations and book more wedding photography clients? If you are anything like l was, your consultations are a bit stressful. In 2012, I remember actually sweating any time a bride wanted to chat over the phone. I’m even a “phone person!” I love chatting on the […]

How to Book More Wedding Photography Clients With Successful Bride Consultations

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Pricing your wedding photography business might actually be one of the hardest parts of starting your business. And I get totally it! It feels so personal when it comes to your wedding photography business, doesn’t it? It’s your work, your art and you have to decide what “it” is worth. But it feels more like […]

5 Steps to Pricing your Wedding Photography Business As a Beginner (+ FREE hourly pricing calculator)

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Alright, friend! You know we don’t like secrets around here (because besties don’t keep secrets from each other, right?!) so I’m excited to share our 3 biggest marketing secrets with y’all. A couple of them we learned from D’Arcy Benincosa, our secret marketing ninja! Last week I shared all about the biggest investment I made […]

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I’ve been in business for almost a decade now. As expected, I’ve made a lot of decisions, both good and bad over the years. But today, I’m so excited to share the absolute best business decision I’ve made this year, hiring a photography business coach! Last year, the best business decision I made was finding a […]

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The women at our Cotton photography workshop 2019 in Round Top completely blew us away! Seriously, my heart is beyond full right now guys. We spent 48+ hours with some of the best women we’ve ever met at our workshop for photographers! These are women who are talented beyond measure, women who are listening to […]

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Like most aspiring photographers, you’ve probably been sitting on the idea of starting your photography business for forever…and you’re probably still not quite sure where to start. And that’s totally okay because we totally know how overwhelming it can feel! Now, you’ve finally decided that you’re going to commit to it 100% and show that […]

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I wish life was always full of rainbows, butterflies and all the positive vibes! But the reality is that there are going to be times that are really hard. There will be times that test your faith and times that make you question everything. That’s just part of this wonderful ride we call life! I […]

5 Ways We Stay Positive During Tough Times

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Happy December, friends! In the spirit of Christmas, we are having The Cotton Collective Workshop Giveaway! We are giving away ONE free spot to our February 2019 Workshop!! And, as a bonus, that special winner is going to be able to gift a friend 50% off their ticket! Who doesn’t want to give your best friend a […]

The Cotton Collective Workshop GIVEAWAY!

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There are a few reasons why you shouldn’t use Linktree for Instagram. Don’t get us wrong, we absolutely love the concept of Linktree and its ability to direct your followers to your top content easily and efficiently. That’s a total win! Followers want an easy way to find the content you’re talking about in your […]

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Y’all, we are so excited to share three ways photographers can give their brides an amazing wedding day experience today! There’s nothing we love more than loving on our brides during their experience with us! We truly understand that they’re entering an exciting, yet stressful time in their lives and we want to help alleviate […]

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*** THE WINNER IS ANNOUNCED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS BLOG POST! 😀 *** I’m 30, y’all! 🙈🙌🏻🎉💕🥂Eeekk…and I’m getting all the Joey feels! 🤪 JK…kinda! 🤣 I’m excited to be spending this big birthday with the hubby & my favorite little gal, #ourkinseygirl! Birthday Giveaway! Being in business for 7 years, we’ve learned more […]

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Don’t you hate it when you’re at the very beginning of something (creating a website, woah) but have no idea where to actually start? Fortunately for you, we’ve totally been there. We’ve spent a lot of time exploring the best WordPress plugins for photographers and have narrowed it down to three that have significantly improved […]

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