003 – Productivity! 3 Tips to Move Forward Toward Your Goals! | Photographer Business Help

003 – Productivity! 3 Tips to Move Forward Toward Your Goals! | Photographer Business Help

On this episode of Business Straight Up, a small business podcast for creative entrepreneurs and photographer business help, I share three things you can start doing TODAY to get more done.

Let’s dive into strategies that allow you to maximize your time for greater productivity and a better business, shall we?

Start making the most of your time so you can make the most of your business and ultimately, the most of the gifts you’ve been given! Time is the most valuable resource we have – and every single one of us has the same amount every single day. You get 24 hours to do what you need to do, and really, when you’re sleeping well, only about 16. So what are you doing in those 16 hours to design the life you dream of?

Key Topic
Three things you can start doing today to get more done.

Major Takeaways

  • My first photography session (1:20)
  • Struggling to book clients (2:52)
  • Focus on business and not just shooting photos (3:19)
  • Tracking time (5:17)
  • Outsourcing (5:30)
  • FreshBooks – Free option for time tracking (6:30)
  • Multitasking as a mom (8:30)
  • If you continue multitasking in your business, you are shooting yourself in the foot (9:00)
  • Context switching (9:45)
  • Three things you can do right now to help you be more productive in your business (11:05)
  • Plan your day (11:30)
  • Decide on three things every day you want to accomplish (13:20)
  • We let things take the time we give them (16:07)
  • Plan specific tasks for specific times (16:30)
  • Plan your week (18:13)
  • Batching (20:45)
  • Keeping like projects together (23:10)
  • Batching social media (24:00)
  • Email and Facebook messages (25:30)

What’s next?

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Previous Episodes: 

002 – Mindset, Money and Success with Natalie Kita

001 – Building Your Ideal Client Profile to be Booked Out with Dream Clients

About the Author:

Hey hey there, I'm Brooke! I love working with creative business owners to hone their business skills. Whether it's business for professional photographers, or for creative entrepreneurs in other fields - I am excited to help you grow your business. I teach and photograph all over the world, and am so blessed to be able to share my passion with some amazing women and business owners.


  1. lacucinapugliese May 22, 2018 at 2:48 pm - Reply

    Thanks Rachel! Isn’t it adorable?!best custom essay

  2. Samantha May 24, 2018 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    Super helpful. Thank you for giving me permission to close out my email. I know that sounds silly but I needed permission for that.

  3. Jolie Rodriguez May 24, 2018 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    OK, Brooke…you are reading my mind. These are things I need help with! Thank you for sharing your experience and wisdom with us.

  4. Laura May 24, 2018 at 11:02 pm - Reply

    Such great info! You are amazing!

  5. Kathryn May 28, 2018 at 1:48 pm - Reply

    Oh my goodness these are such great tips for productivity! I just recently heard about planning specific tasks for specific times, and am trying to implement that! Thank you for sharing, will definitely be taking notes on all these!

  6. Samantha Jessup July 5, 2018 at 4:05 pm - Reply

    Listened to this one again today, I need to just do it

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