Starting a new business as a mom

Starting a new business as a mom

KDickerson_BTS_TeaserBIG

As parents who are also professional photographers, we sometimes have to choose between tucking away money for college and buying a new lens. It’s tough because we feel that the better our gear is, the better our work will be. That’s not necessarily true.

When starting a business, the costs of equipment, new logos, websites and education quickly add up. Startup debt can lead to problems on the home front. If you have already started that process, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

Small businesses on average don’t see profit until three to five years after launch. Starting a business is tough, and a lot of people underestimate the time, value and effort that goes into it. In September’s article, I talked about personality types suited to being a successful entrepreneur. Now let’s look at the numbers.

Get the full story

To read the full article, launch the digital version of the October 2013 magazine.

You might also like:

Leave a Reply

Want more content like this?

Check out our recent posts

on camera direct flash tutorial thumbnail

On Camera Direct Flash Tutorial

Have you tried using on-camera flash for your studio portraits? As a professional photographer, I’ve always been taught to take the flash off camera to create more directional light. In this video of on camera direct flash tutorial for lighting, I will show you how to work quickly and easily using on-camera flash to create some very unique and interesting portraits.

Read More »
5 easy poses for boudoir photography thumbnail

5 Easy Poses for Boudoir Photography

Posing for boudoir photography is always a challenge. In this video, I will show you some easy tips to posing your clients. Not every client is a model – so we need to find an easy set of poses to get them started. Once they get comfortable in front of the camera, you can then work on more advanced poses and lighting techniques to build on for the images you create.

Read More »