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March 13, 2019

Ep 238: How to overcome your fear of self-promotion with guest Shawna Beckmann

If you want to succeed as a photographer, you need to make sales. Sometimes that can make you feel uncomfortable, especially if selling is not in your wheelhouse. In this episode, we chat to Shawna Beckmann about how to overcome your fear of selling. We cover: Why is it so difficult for many artists to sell their work? What is the biggest mistake photographers make when they are trying to sell their work or services? How do we separate selling our services or work from selling ourselves and how not to take it personally? One of the biggest hurdles many up and coming photographers face is getting a foot in the door and offering to work for free or super cheap. How do they get out of that mindset? How do we find clients that value what we do? Gina and Valerie hope you enjoy the podcast. Sign up to...

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“If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), ‘Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?’ chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is sacred to death.” —Steven Pressfield

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