Shooting Star : Three FREE Marketing Tips

Shooting Star : Three FREE Marketing Tips


I hosted a photography workshop last week (more on that coming soon!) and one of the most common frustrations and/or worries I heard from photographers dealt with marketing and/or booking weddings. Apparently, I’m loving and/or today. More specifically, how can a wedding photographer market his services with very little money? We had some great conversations, so today I’ll be sharing three marketing tips for photographers.

In today’s installment of Shooting Star, I’ll be talking about…
…marketing by using photographs from past weddings to connect with vendors…
…marketing by way of Facebook to allow friends, family and fans to endorse your services…
…marketing by way of your peers (if you’d like to learn more about this in depth, also check out this video)

If you have feedback, questions, or ideas for future installments of Shooting Star, feel free to holler back in the comment box below. Happy Thursday!

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  1. M* -

    I liked the notes at the bottom of the video very high tech…go JD! And most importantly, your sequin cheveron top…it made the whole video.

      11.15.12 - 3:22 pm

  2. ashley barnett -

    That’s the single most amazing shirt I’ve ever seen lol.

      11.15.12 - 4:14 pm

  3. Kitrin Jeffrey -

    Your advice and 3 tips couldn’t be more timely. Thank you for more ways to potentially book more weddings for next year. You rock, as always, J*

      11.15.12 - 6:29 pm

  4. Danette -

    Thanks for the tips jasmine! It’s always good to hear of even more ways to continually market. And thanks for your willingness to share and help others!

      11.15.12 - 6:51 pm

  5. Lea -

    Heelllooooo! I couln’t stop staring at THIS shirt! What did you say?

      11.15.12 - 6:59 pm

  6. Sara -

    A little online research found this :)…

      11.15.12 - 7:44 pm

  7. Jasmine* -

    @Sara: You’re an awesome detective! 😉 I bought it at J. Crew…but it was on clearance, so be sure to see if you can snag a bargain instead of paying full price! 🙂

      11.15.12 - 10:46 pm

  8. Rachel Greene -

    I really appreciate these videos you make to help us out :). And I just have to say I LOVE your sweater!!

      11.15.12 - 11:10 pm

  9. Ashley Lynn -

    Great tips and love your shirt! Thanks Jasmine!

      11.16.12 - 12:47 am

  10. Karen -

    I love that you love J. Crew! Thank you for always sharing tips. =]

      11.16.12 - 1:12 am

  11. Melissa Jane Ferrell -

    This was great! So helpful and inspiring, love your top too! So fabulous…. 🙂

      11.16.12 - 1:16 am

  12. Bryan -

    Thanks for the motivation! Can’t wait to see you at WPPI.

      11.16.12 - 3:15 am

  13. Tod p -

    Ok you are a oool chik…
    Thanks for the ideas…

    I think you should let me shoot you!

      11.16.12 - 3:25 am

  14. Ashley Goodwin -

    Howwwww did you know that November had me in a tizzy? 😉 And yes, I agree, the shirt is a damn distraction. I am going to JCrew to snag that up with a gazillion pairs of sale shorts. xo

      11.16.12 - 5:23 am

  15. Melissa Jane Ferrell -

    I tried posting this comment from my phone like 7 times so sorry if I just spammed you! idk if any of them worked haha

      11.16.12 - 5:39 am

  16. Kristin -

    Fabulous tips as always!

      11.16.12 - 3:06 pm

  17. Meghan Stewart -

    I like your sparkly chevron! Thanks for the tips too!

      11.16.12 - 10:26 pm

  18. Ashley Christine -

    Excellent tips & reminders! Thanks Jasmine!

      11.17.12 - 2:33 am

  19. Ashley Goodwin -

    PS: Making friends (photographers and vendors) here has been the BIGGEST reason that I have booked and passed my goals, so great true tip I can attest to. Make friends–hollerrrrrrrrr. It also helps that I love them long time.

      11.17.12 - 11:40 pm

  20. Jennifer Medeiros -

    LOVE these tips! I will most definitely be putting them into practice and I’ll let you know how it goes. 🙂

    P.S. Does anyone ever tell YOU to stay fabulous?

      11.18.12 - 8:42 pm

  21. jithin -

    Really Awesome post thanks for sharing this 🙂

      11.27.12 - 6:53 am

  22. Erika -

    Great tips, Jasmine! Thank you so much as always for your ideas and generosity.

      11.28.12 - 5:35 pm

  23. Sevgi -

    Thanks for the awesome tips Jasmine!! You are awesome!!

      6.21.14 - 3:42 pm

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