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    Ep 95 – How to Market Your Mini Sessions in 2023

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    More Resources: 6 Steps to Double Your Photography Revenue | Mini Sessions Playbook | FB Ad Tutorial

    Let's talk about how to MARKET your mini sessions in 2023. I know we've talked about mini session marketing tips before, but times are changing and this episode has some new things that need applying! Before jumping in I'm so excited to share a NEW live class I'm offering. It's called the “6 Steps to Double Your Photography Revenue” and let me just say it's possible to double what you did last year! I'm sharing the 6 steps I did in my own business so I know they work. Be sure to register and save your seat so you don't miss out on 2023 strategies! Now let's get to how to market your mini sessions in 2023…

     Give Yourself a Head Start

    The ideal amount of time to market for minis is 6-8 weeks. The absolute minimum is 4 weeks, but the more time the more likely you are to be fully booked! First, pick out your date and work backwards from there. If you're not sure what the timeline should look like you can grab my Mini Sessions Playbook!

    Get Your Promo Shots

    Next you need to have photos for advertisement! I try using photos of the location from previous years or go out and get them now. If the weather isn't working or they are seasonal minis like blue bonnets, cherry blossoms, etc. use a stock photo! Never use another photographer's work as your advertisement – it's illegal. And I've seen this a lot, try to stick with just one photo.

    Open to VIPs First

    When it comes to advertising, start with your email list. And more specifically your VIP list! That's basically clients or people that have joined your email list. Do this before going public on your social media and opening it to the public. I've got more to say on this topic that applies to 2023 in the podcast so be sure to listen!

     Run Facebook & Instagram Ads

    I normally wouldn't push this, but this day and age requires us to utilize ads. Facebook and Instagram want you to pay for advertising and if you don't it's likely your posts won't be seen. The Facebook/Instagram advertising platform is very intuitive. You can target a dream client and truly get in front of them! The best part is you can see your return on investment due to analytics! Trust me and give this a shot after you've exhausted your free advertisement!

    Be sure to give this episode a listen to learn my favorite mini session marketing tips you can apply NOW in 2023. And don't forget to register for the FREE live class this week!

    What We Discussed

    Give Yourself a Head Start (3:56)
    Get Your Promo Shots (5:30)
    Open to VIPs First (8:30)
    Run Facebook & Instagram Ads (9:39)

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