DiscoverArtrepreneurs
Artrepreneurs
Claim Ownership

Artrepreneurs

Author: Michael Der

Subscribed: 2Played: 25
Share

Description

ARTrepreneurs is a weekly podcast that inspires photographers and visual artists to live their best creative lives. Whether it's shining a light on new business strategies or sharing the stories of self-made creatives, Artrepreneurs aims to bring people together. My name is Michael Der and I am a full-time photographer with nearly 10 years of experience in the freelancing world, and I’m sitting down with an amazing community of visual artists to talk about process, business, and the lessons they've learned along the way. Welcome to Artrepreneurs! Instagram: @artrepreneurspodBuy Me A Coffee
43 Episodes
Reverse
EP 43:  If you ask any professional what the most important traits and habits are to succeeding in their industry, you may get a lot of different answers, and they're all going to be valid.  From my perspective, when you have the opportunity to sit down with a creative who has a lot more experience than you, try and absorb everything.  Today we make an in-person studio visit with photographer, Matt Brown, to discuss what he sees as the biggest issues plaguing young and green creatives entering the industry.  *Part 2 of Michael Der's conversation is also featured on Matt's podcast, Just a Good Conversation, available on all major podcasting platforms.   Click here to listen!MATT BROWNWebsite:  www.mattbrownphoto.comInstagram: @the5browncrewPodcast:  Just a Good Conversation / @justagoodconversationArtrepreneurs:Instagram:  @artrepreneurspodHave a question that you want addressed on the show?  Get featured on the podcast by going to speakpipe.com/artrepreneurs and record your questionCradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 42: What is the self-employment tax?  Do you know what it makes up the SE tax and how it the rate is calculated?  Is it even important to know?  In this episode, I'll discuss the basics of self-employment tax and why you should know it.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 41:  What is the mystery behind that 3 digit number that seemingly determines the rest of your life?  We've heard about credit scores, we may even know that more is better.  But what makes up a credit score and how does it impact us?  In this episode, we break down the 5 factors the create a total credit score and why its important to maintain solid credit.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
 EP 40:  Podcasting has grown substantially in the past decade, and if you are a creative entrepreneur, it has the power to separate your brand from others.  The question is, what is holding you back?  If you have something to share, my goal is to help you find the incentive you need to start your show.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 39:  Emergency funds are often viewed as foundational to good personal finance, but is it really all that it's cracked up to be?  In this episode, I discuss the role of a rainy day fund vs using the money to invest.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 38:  For many of us, we're waiting for the right moment until we've learned everything there is to know about a new venture before launching into it.  It's a classic perfectionist conundrum because the reality is you don't get the experience and know-how until you actually take action.  Whether you want to start your new creative business, launch a YouTube channel or start pitching to clients, the perfect time is now.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 37:  Understanding and practicing sound image licensing techniques can be very frustrating to many photographers.  With rising WFH contracts and limited education on controlling image rights, we often find ourselves asking "is it even worth trying?".  In today's episode, we talk with freelance photographer, educator, and author, Todd Bigelow about the essentials of building a strong licensing workflow; from copyrights to archiving to rights-managed terms.  TODD BIGELOWwww.toddbigelowphotography.com      The Business of Photography WorkshopTwitter        Youtube   Freelancer's Guide to Success (Book) Artrepreneurs:@artrepreneurspodHave a question that you want answered on the show?  Get featured on the podcast by going to speakpipe.com/artrepreneurs and record your question! Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 36:  It's not uncommon for clients to push back on your estimate and ask if there's any wiggle room in your rates.  They may even ask you to explain your rates.  And whether you are looking to get them closer to your number or meet them halfway, it's good to know how to adjust your rates that leave both sides happy.  In today's episode, I answer an audience question on dealing with client push-back and how to find that middle ground during a negotiation.  Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 35: One of the best questions I've been asked is "what makes a photographer a professional, besides making great pictures?"  Imagine having 1/4 the talent level you currently have.  How would you sustain your business?  Think about your answer, and you might just discover what your priorities are.  In this episode, I'll discuss why it's so important to show the same level of respect to your business as you do your art.  Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 34:  Being entrepreneurial in spirit comes with its fair share of anxiety, failure, and struggle, but it might just be easier to be the entrepreneur than to be the person standing beside the entrepreneur.  In this episode, I'll discuss the principles that have helped my marriage withstand the speedbumps of self-employment.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 33:  Most businesses spend the majority of their time and energy on client acquisition, and while those efforts are not without their merits, forgetting about your current clients is a mistake we cannot make.  In this episode, I'll talk about prioritizing the client relationships you currently have.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 32: Traveling on assignment is one of the great privileges a photographer can experience, but it can also bring unwanted stress.  In this episode, I'll give you some advice on tips to reduce your travel anxiety for your next assignment.Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 31:  Is cold-emailing legal?  What do I need to know to send my customers and leads new promotions?  In this episode, we break down the rules and regulations of the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, so we can reach out to our clients in a lawful way.  *CAN-SPAM Act: A Compliance Guide for BusinessCradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 30:  Thrilled to host Christina Peters on the podcast!  Christina is a renowned food photographer with over 25 years in the commercial photography industry, and in this episode, we talk about proactive marketing strategies to stand out with the clients we want to work with, while at the same time, building a strong mindset needed to turn our hobby into a career.   CHRISTINA PETERSWebsite: www.christinapeters.comInstagram: @thefoodshooterFor Photographers: www.foodphotographyclub.comFacebook:  The Food Photography Club*Bonus Freebie! -> Christina's 4 figure day rate plan to get higher-paying clientsArtrepreneurs:Instagram:  @artrepreneurspodHave a question that you want addressed on the show?  Get featured on the podcast by going to speakpipe.com/artrepreneurs and record your questionCradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 29: Living a minimalist lifestyle doesn't have to apply to just clearing the attic of old toys and unworn clothing.  It can also play a big role in your creative and business ventures.  In this episode, I'll discuss how a minimalist approach can help you manufacture more space, more time, and more energy. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 28:  Networking typically favors the outgoing and gregarious personality, but what about the introverts?  How can the seasoned wallflower become a social butterfly?  In this episode, I'm going to provide 5 tips to help you build comfort and confidence in your face-to-face networking.   Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 27:  Instagram might be the most powerful awareness builder on the planet, but does it mean that if you host a dormant account that you can't market to your target audience?  In this episode, I'll talk about the importance of creating intentionality behind the platforms you do choose to engage with.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 26:  Every entrepreneurial move has startup costs, and it is very common to interact with debt to fund the launch of your new business.   While doing so is not inherently a bad decision, without awareness of your finances and the knowledge of how to attack debt, you could leave your business vulnerable.  In this episode, I will give you 5 points of consideration to help you navigate your tango with consumer debt.  Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 25:  Every website needs to have an about page or a bio description for your potential clients.  What information needs to be there, and what points of emphasis should be highlighted?  In this episode, I'll talk about 5 things to consider as you revise or build your website bio so that you can make your message more customer-centric.  Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
EP 24:  At what point does a hobby become a business?  Is it when you get the first check?  Is it when you get your first client?  Your first repeat client?  What does the IRS say about this?  Does it even matter?  In this episode, I will leave you with 9 questions to ask yourself to determine whether your ventures can be categorized as a legitimate business or a fun hobby.   Cradoc Foto Software Stock and assignment photography pricing, image keywording, and photo business management software.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/artrepreneurs)
loading
Comments 
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store