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wise photographer podcast

with Chelsy Weisz. (pronounced wise) Each week I'm bringing you the best tips and tricks to help you create a joyful, profitable, purpose filled photography business without neglecting your family and friends. Chelsy is a wife and mom of two who as built a thriving photography business in her tiny hometown in North Dakota.  

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The Truth About Outsourcing Editing – Nathan Holritz |The Wise Photographer Podcast

Today’s guest is Nathan Holritz. Nathan is an entrepreneur based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Nathan photographed weddings for over a decade before becoming the founder and CEO of PhotographersEdit.com. He’s also the host of the Boca podcast. In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time with his two children, his family and his friends. He also […]

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Dealing with fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID19

Dealing with Uncertainty and Fear Caused by COVID19 | The Wise Photographer Podcast

Hey, guys, this is a little bit of a different podcast then what we have been doing lately. Today I’m going to be chatting about recent events. But as a quick little PSA, if you are listening around little ones I would suggest popping in some headphones. While there is nothing graphic or explicit in […]

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social distancing photo challenge 2020

Wise Photographer Photo Challenge 2020

Hey there how ya doing? Things are crazy at the moment all over the world. Many of us are stuck at home, pulled out of our normal routines. Some of us are still going to work, and possibly putting ourselves and families at risk to help keep things going during this crazy time. – If […]

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How to Get Started in Product Styling Photography | Erica Steeves | The Wise Photographer Podcast

I was so excited to interview Erica, who is a Commercial Photographer! She launched her business seven short months ago, and she, like many creative businesses, are still trying to figure things out and put the pieces together. She started as a prop stylist, dominated the niche and now and it’s her primary expertise. Taking […]

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How I Get Everything Done | Batching! | The Wise Photographer Podcast

We as busy Mamas and photographers have to wear a lot of hats. We are chauffeurs, personal shoppers, and chefs, bookkeepers, client relation specialists, editors, website designers, house cleaners, copywriters, stylists, lifeguards, we do all the things.  It can feel like the only way to get everything done is to multitask it all. But here […]

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Is Your Website Legal? | Attorney Paige Hulse Interview | The Wise Photographer Podcast

Today I’m sitting down with Paige Hulse. Paige is the founder and lead attorney at the creative law shop and online resource for contract templates and business tools for creative entrepreneurs. After working as a contract litigator by day and pursuing her creative outlet of calligraphy by night, Paige recognized the need for legally sound […]

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Is Your Website Legal? | Attorney Paige Hulse Interview | The Wise Photographer Podcast

Today I’m sitting down with Paige Hulse. Paige is the founder and lead attorney at the creative law shop and online resource for contract templates and business tools for creative entrepreneurs. After working as a contract litigator by day and pursuing her creative outlet of calligraphy by night, Paige recognized the need for legally sound […]

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What Does Coaching Look Like? | The Wise Photographer Podcast |

We are 8 weeks into the new year. By now the surge of energy and hype of the new year has worn off, and it’s possible you feel like you’re barely keeping your head above water.  Friend, it is okay to feel the way you do, because here is the thing at some point during […]

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Why Words Matter | Ashlyn Carter Interview | The Wise Photographer Podcast

Ashlyn Carter is a conversion copywriter and marketing strategist specializing in wedding and creative industries. She traded in her fortune 500 clients in corporate and marketing to bring in more than seven figures in her business writing for creatives like Jenna Kutcher, Beth Kirby of the local milk, Julia Solomon, Katlyn James, Hilary Rushford, Lara […]

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Why Words Matter | Ashlyn Carter Interview | The Wise Photographer Podcast

Ashlyn Carter is a conversion copywriter and marketing strategist specializing in wedding and creative industries. She traded in her fortune 500 clients in corporate and marketing to bring in more than seven figures in her business writing for creatives like Jenna Kutcher, Beth Kirby of the local milk, Julia Solomon, Katlyn James, Hilary Rushford, Lara […]

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I built an elegant wedding photography business in the middle of nowhere with nothing but a camera and a google search bar. When my husband's one heart surgery turned in to a three-year-long battle, it turned everything on its head. I vowed to help other small business owners put systems into place to ensure the business can still run even if you have to step away.

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