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How to Start a Photography Business In Maine Below is some helpful information on how to start a photography business in Maine. Getting started– A few websites created by the state of Maine on how to start a business can be found here: Starting a Business In Maine Maine Business Answers Register your new photography business name. Contact your local government …

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How to Start a Photography Business In Arizona You must complete certain steps in order to start a photography business in Arizona.  These steps will help you start just about any type of photography business including a portrait or wedding photography business, a stock photography business, a freelance photography business, and more. Below is information on how to register …

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How to Start a Photography Business in Delaware Here is some important information on how to start a photography business in the state of Delaware. Getting Started- The state of Delaware has a few webpages dedicated to helping you get started with your new business: http://firststeps.delaware.gov/ and http://dedo.delaware.gov/ -Select your business structure. Determine what business structure you wish to have: Sole-proprietor, LLC, Partnership, Corporation, etc. –https://corp.delaware.gov/howtoform.shtml  …

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While we must be careful not to “spam” church members with our photography business, I think there are some ways to indirectly gain photographic experience and references while also being able to minister in the church. As much as possible, we should look to use the photographic skills God has given us to minister to …

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Wedding photography can be a great part-time or full-time business, but it is not for everyone.  Below is an excerpt from my e-book “The Rookie Wedding Photographer’s Survival Guide”, detailing some pros and cons of a wedding photography business:   THE POSITIVES First of all, most weddings are on weekends. This usually allows for a …

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  I know the featured image looks dated.   If you are a younger person, you may be wondering what the image is.  Hang on- I’ll explain!   Do you create great images?  Do you create a lot of great images?  I mean, do you create A LOT of GREAT images? Are you able to …

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The most important thing to remember when thinking about starting a photography business is that it is a BUSINESS.  If you plan to run a business, you are responsible to abide by the laws where you live. Please note:  This page does not contain legal advice.  I am not a lawyer or an accountant, and …

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Real Estate Photography Business Have you ever browsed through listings on real estate websites?  I have seen some great listings, and some that are not so great.  Just because a real estate agent has a great camera, doesn’t mean they will be able to use it properly to produce eye-catching photography for their listings.  I have seen …

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There are many reasons why a photography business may succeed or fail.   Businesses come and go all the time.  Some are still thriving, even in tough economic times.  Here are three keys for success in your part-time or full-time business:   1.  Business skills-  These three keys aren’t necessarily in order of importance, but if …

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There are some a number of positive reasons for having a portrait photography business, but for now, here’s 5: Repeat Customers-  If you can attract good customers, they will come back again and again.  Christmas, family reunions, births, birthdays, senior pictures, and on and on. Flexible Schedule-  Unlike a commercial photography business, where deadlines are …

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