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Growing Your Portrait Photography Business
PhotoShelter releases a new free educational guide with insights on building a portrait photography business focused on families, kids and seniors

Seasoned photographers share tips to attract a target market, price portrait packages, and build lasting client relationships

New York, NY, August 28, 2013 - PhotoShelter (http://www.photoshelter.com), PhotoShelter, the worldwide leader in photography portfolio websites, sales and marketing tools for photographers, today published a new free educational guide, Growing Your Portrait Photography Business, Part I: Families, Kids & Senior Portrait Photography. This guide offers tips to help photographers target a local market, determine pricing packages and fees and master people skills. Growing Your Portrait Photography Business, Part I can be downloaded directly here: http://bit.ly/portraitguide.

This guide also provides major insights from business-savvy photographers who shoot portraiture for families, kids, and seniors and have established thriving businesses within their communities. Use this guide as a resource to learn how to price work, create a personable brand, and influence word-of-mouth referrals.

Photographers will also learn how to:

  • Build a portrait photography business from the ground up and grow a presence online.
  • Capture a subject’s personality, read body language and be an expert storyteller.
  • Demonstrate a unique style when shooting kids and seniors.

Plus, photographers will get marketing do’s and don’ts to help showcase their brand and impress clients with excellent customer service.

This guide is the first part in a two-part guide on building a portrait photography business. Growing Your Portrait Photography Business, Part II: Editorial and Commercial Portrait Photography will be released later in September 2013 and include business and marketing insights for editorial and commercial portrait photographers.

Growing Your Portrait Photography Business, Part I is the latest in PhotoShelter’s ongoing series of free business guides for photographers and marketing professionals. PhotoShelter’s e-book library includes 30+ educational guides including topics such as social media, email marketing, and starting a photography business. All can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/psresearch.

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Images. At PhotoShelter, the word means so much more than a pretty picture -- it’s about improving the way millions of image creators, brands and businesses communicate in a visual world. It’s about harnessing the power of images easily, securely and affordably -- anytime, anywhere. It’s about using media in the most efficient way possible to tell your story and engage your audience. In essence, it’s about making visual assets more useful and valuable with cutting-edge image management technology. That’s what we’ve been doing for over 10 years. More than 80,000 professional photographers and 70 leading brands trust and rely on PhotoShelter to do just that every day, with over 200 million of their image assets. To learn more, visit http://www.photoshelter.com.

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