I’m happy to be talking to you about managing income and expenses with a spreadsheet! I know that sounds super simple and it’s supposed to. For many managing their finances is not second nature. Which is why this is such an important topic! Are you ready to make your photography a business? I do have a FREE guide that will give you 9 steps to make your photography business official! This walks you through how to make things official and get legal. Part of that is learning how to manage your photography business finances.
There are many ways you can track your finances, but I’m sharing a way that makes managing your income and expenses easy. And the best part is it’s free! For many photographers spending money on tracking money doesn’t sound appealing or work – especially just starting out. There may be some manual labor vs. using a paid program like quickbooks, but that’s ok! If you want to see success you have to steward your business well.
In today’s YouTube I’m sharing my screen to show you how you can set up a spreadsheet! It involves categorizing expenses, tracking by year and month and giving you an overall sense of where you are financially. Don’t let finances be an overwhelming burden. There are plenty of softwares that do the work for you, but I my self used a spreadsheet the first year to two years of business. And guess what, I did just fine! You can grow your business by managing income nad expenses with a spreadsheet. There are tons of free resources to help you along the way and if you have questions or get stuck, reach out! I’m happy to share what worked for me and be sure you are off to the right start in your business.
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