Without customers, you don't have a business, you have a hobby.
Don Peppers and Martha Rogers
I've written a lot over the last few years about marketing from social media, to promotional ideas, partnerships and even website/blog content and design. Just like many of you have a passion for helping clients capture memories, while I love actively shooting, my first love for photography is helping you build a stronger business.
Whether you believe in right brain vs left brain concepts or not doesn't matter - most of you are right-brainers with high creative skills and have little interest in the operational side of being a professional photographer. What good will it do to fine-tune your skill set to capture consistently stunning images if nobody knows who you are; people aren't looking at your work, and nobody is paying for your services?
And there you have it - Why I love Marathon's Marketing Advantage Program! For a minimal monthly fee, you've got your own assigned facilitator and Marathon's entire team as a resource to plan, design and implement marketing programs that not only help to build your brand but bring in business! Best of all, your facilitator is there to help you stay on track.
We're halfway through April, and many of you are already starting to see business ramping up. And, so many of you still need help in developing a strategy to make 2018 your best year yet, as well as into the future. Help from Marathon is just a phone call away, and it costs you nothing but a little time to find out more about the program!
Call Marathon at 1-800-228-0629, Ext 283 and click on the link below for more information.
Check out "Why?" one of the most popular features on the SCU Blog. It's a very simple concept - one image, one artist and one short sound bite. Each artist shares what makes the image one of their most favorite. We're over 100 artists featured since the project started. Click on the link above and you can scroll through all of the episodes to date.