Your Brand is your reputation

Your Brand is your reputation

Your Brand is Your Reputation

You might be thinking, “I’m a small business - why do I need a brand?” Well, what about your reputation? Do you need to worry about your reputation as a small business? Of course you do! Your brand is your business’ reputation, it’s the impression you make on potential clients. And a successful brand will tell those clients what’s special about you in a positive light.

The AWP WORKSHOP 2018

The AWP WORKSHOP 2018

I feel like this post should begin with a drum-roll, so, just do me a favor and do a little drum-roll on your keyboard before you keep reading... (*insert wink emoji here) 

I have already shared a little bit about my heart and planning experience regarding this workshop but now it's time to actually dig deep into the day itself. It's also a chance for me to brag shamelessly on my incredible attendees and vendors who were absolutely amazing. 

The AWP Workshop | Planning the Inaugural #AWPWorkshop

The AWP Workshop | Planning the Inaugural #AWPWorkshop

"The reason they believe that they can find someone cheaper is BECAUSE THEY CAN. Clients CAN find someone at a lesser cost because this is a saturated industry filled with people trying to operate a business with little to no business education what-so-ever. They have no idea that by devaluing themselves and their time, they are also devaluing the entire industry and causing a loss of income for most photographers across the board. 

It was then that I remembered that I too started off this way. Inexperienced and uneducated on all things business, pricing for profitability, as well as lacking the technical skill to charge an amount that I would need to survive off of. " ... read more

Finding The Perfect Vendors For Your Wedding | AWP EDUCATION

Finding The Perfect Vendors For Your Wedding | AWP EDUCATION

I was recently talking with a potential client about her wedding vendors and I said something to her that I think a lot of brides can benefit from. We were discussing "How To Find The PERFECT Vendors For You" and so I am going to share with you all some of my advice on this topic. 

First, in order to find the BEST vendors FOR YOU, you have to know what you want from them. Because my specialty is in Photography, I will use 'looking for a photographer' as my example- but know that this applies to most wedding vendors across the board. 

Roger + Sandra | 40th Anniversary | Seaside, Florida

Roger + Sandra | 40th Anniversary | Seaside, Florida

"For FOURTY YEARS these two have been a team of encouragers and a beacon of hope, love, and most importantly, Christ to all who meet them. They take on the challenge of leading hundreds of college students, teaching them, loving them, and protecting them (Mrs. Sandra is packing- y'all) and all along they find ways to only grow closer together. "...read more...

#AWPWORKSHOP | Realistic, APPLICABLE, Education. | My Backstory

#AWPWORKSHOP | Realistic, APPLICABLE, Education. | My Backstory

Guys, it's here! I can't believe it! I am so excited to officially announce the inaugural #AWPWORKSHOP! 

There is this whole page on my website dedicated to explaining what the workshop is, who it is for, when and where it's happening... all that jazz. However, I wanted to share a little personal backstory on how I even got to this point in business because trust me, it's been a long time coming!...read more

HOW TO LOOK YOUR BEST IN YOUR WEDDING PHOTOS

HOW TO LOOK YOUR BEST IN YOUR WEDDING PHOTOS

A Step by Step Guide To Looking Your Best In Your Wedding Photos

So, you're getting married, huh?! How exciting! If you are anything like I was, I was scouring Pinterest pinning all things wedding and dreaming of my perfect day. I was pretty nervous about what our day would look like in photographs, largely due to not feeling confident in front of the camera...

Announcing: 2017 AWP Mentoring Program!

Announcing: 2017 AWP Mentoring Program!

It's #bloglovewednesday and I have waited patiently all week to make this major announcement