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We have all seen this phrase everywhere, right?

But what does it really mean, and how the heck do you do it? When it comes to getting small business and photography business help, how can we design a life that we truly love, and loves us back?

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It is time for YOU to start designing the life you love. The life you’ve dreamed about. The business that feeds your creative soul, AND feeds your family.

I have built my own successful businesses, and I am excited to walk you through setting up your business for success. Success on YOUR terms, based on your needs and your design!

Business Straight Up is dedicated to helping professional photographers and creative entrepreneurs – like you – think differently about business.

When you decided to go into business for yourself, you probably didn’t realize it would be so overwhelming, right? I remember being in TEARS when I realized that I couldn’t just take pretty pictures, there were so many other things that I needed to do too!

The truth is, you are completely capable of being successful – the power to make a difference is there! I can help you realize your power and what the heck to do with it – and help you grow. Photography business help doesn’t HAVE to be overwhelming! There are systems and things you can put in place to get your life back and move you forward like you’ve never dreamed possible!

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014 – Creating the PERFECT Message to Reach Out to Your Ideal Clients with Nicki Krawczyk | Photography Copywriting

September 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Creating the PERFECT Message to Reach Out to Your Ideal Clients with Nicki Krawczyk | Photography Copywriting Welcome back amazing entreprenesses and entrepreneurs to another episode of Business Straight Up, the Podcast for creatives and [...]

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013 – Blogging, publication and doing MORE with less time, with Cheryl Chastain! | Blogging for Photographers

September 6th, 2018|0 Comments

013 - Blogging, publication and doing MORE with less time, with Cheryl Chastain! | Blogging for Photographers Welcome back amazing entreprenesses and entrepreneurs to another episode of Business Straight Up, the Podcast for creatives and [...]

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012 – Exposure Doesn’t Pay – When to Work For Free | Photography Business Help

August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Business Straight Up – When To Work For Free In this episode of Business Straight Up - the podcast for photography business help and creative entrepreneurs, we are going to talk about the four letter [...]

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011 – Why Self Care is Not Only Important, but ESSENTIAL to Building Your Business with Elena Lipson | Entrepreneur Self Care

August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

011 - Why Self Care is Not Only Important, but ESSENTIAL to Building Your Business with Elena Lipson | Entrepreneur Self Care Well hello there beautiful entreprenesses and entrepreneurs! I am thrilled to have an [...]

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I have worked with so many creative entrepreneurs, and have developed courses specific to the challenges they face! Or, if you need more individualized help, I have mentoring programs that can be customized based on your specific needs.

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Here’s where all the fun stuff goes, the stuff that helps you FIND me so that I can help you! Business Straight Up is filled with resources and articles to provide photography business help. Basically, the things a professional photographer needs to take their business to the next level! Let’s be real: being in business means THINKING DIFFERENTLY. To start a professional photography business, it doesn’t take much. But to have a successful professional photography business, you have to complete reframe what you do and why, and look at what your definition of success really is! Success is different for everyone, but if you don’t have the proper systems in place to move your business forward, you are going to be working LONG HOURS and hating life. I can help you. There are a million resources available on how to shoot better, how to use lighting, and how to use Photoshop – I want to teach you the business end of things that will help you grow your business so you actually have clients to use those skills! I want to teach you things like professional photography branding, professional photographer marketing, and photography business systems. That is just the tip of the iceberg, there is so much more – let’s do this!