resources

resources

our fave tools, recommendations, and freebies. they're all here!

photographer

business software

email marketing

ACTIVE CAMPAIGN

AC gives us so much flexibility to tailor our messaging. Powerful, easy to use and engaging!

STUDIO MANAGEMENT

17 HATS

Running a studio means juggling a lot of balls at once. 17 Hats keeps us on top of client projects, sessions, inquiries and client workflow.

PORTRAIT SALES

PROSELECT

The king of sales software, I've been using it for 13 years. It allows my clients to actually see their images in the final product, creating a whole new level of service.

EDUCATION & MEMBERSHIP

KAJABI

Our education platform requires security, ease of use and user friendliness to our students. Kajabi delviers that as so much more!

WEBSITE

Show It sites are dynamic, completely customizable, responsive and beautiful.

show it & wordpress

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Photo Gear

camera gear

nikon

We are ALL Nikon® all the time. Julia is a Nikon Ambassador and has been using Nikon® gear for over 30 years.

lighting

profoto

An amazing lighting company that delivers consistent, top-notch products.  Julia uses D1 Airs and B2's. Plus Profoto modifiers.

lab of choice

millers lab

Millers is our top lab of choice. We order canvas, metals and other specialty press products form them, including ALL albums.

in-house printing

epson

Julia's Epson 9900 is lovingly referred to as Harold here in the studio. A 44" inch beast, this printer allows us to product beautiful, fine art wall products for clients.

papers

What feeds Harold? Why Hanemuhle papers of course! Julia loves to use Fine Art Rag Pearl, along with William Turner and Museum Etching.

hanemuhle

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odds and ends

online fulfillment

shoot proof

From online galleries, client self-fulfillment and overall online file delivery, you can't beat Shootproof.

digital delievery

photo flash drive

This company produces all the gorgeous proof boxes and USB drives that we deliver to our clients. Fast and friendly service too!

live broadcasting

wirecast

Julia teaches online worldwide, and this software gives her the power to stream live across multiple platforms, easily and quickly.

collateral printing

got print

For brochures, marketing materials and printed collateral, we trust GotPrint to produce large volumes at greta rates.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

Manage ALL your social accounts from one location! Hootsuite made our lives so much easier when it comes to handling Instagram, FB and Pinterest!

HOOTSUITE

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on our book list

I LOVE to read! Some of my greatest business insights have come from these fabulous authors. Reading opens the mind, and let's you see the big picture -- critical skills for running a successful small business. Enjoy!

for personal development

books

ARt & Fear

David Bayles & Ted Orland

Big magic

Elizabeth Gilbert

the artists way

Julia Cameron

style statement

Danielle LaPorte & Carrie McCarthy

atomic habits

James Clear

playing big

Tara Mohr

youy are a badass

Jen Sincero

rising strong

Brene Brown

daring greatly

Brene Brown

Boundaries

Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Grit

Angela Duckworth

steal like an artist

Austin Kleon

for biz strategy

books

profit first

Mike Michalowicz

the E-myth

Michael Gerber

worth every penny

Sarah Petty & Erin Verbeck

the pumpkin plan

Mike Michalowicz

purple cow

Seth Godin

Ask

Ryan Levesque

start with why

Simon Sinek

building a story brand

Donald Miller

surge

Mike Michalowicz

great leads

Michael Masterson & John Forde

style your brand

Fiona Humberstone

contagious

John Berger

the untethered soul

Michael Singer

how successful people think

John Maxwell

how to think like leonardo davinci

Michael Gelb

un-marketing

Scott Stratten & Allison Stratten

Influence: the psychology of persuasion

Robert Cialdini

made to stick

Chip Heath & Dan Heath

I never dreamed about success. i worked for it.

Estee lauder

OTHER EDUCATORS you should know

darren rowse

marie forleo

Rick Mulready

Carrie Green

The Boss Babes

Teachers Outside The photographic industry

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freebies for you!

in-depth guides to help photographers kick start their biz

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