Author Archives: Kelly Acs

About Kelly Acs

Kelly Acs (rhymes with hatch), spent her early years in San Diego, stuffing her face with rolled tacos, surfing, and pretending that she would never have to pay off her student loan debt. She met her Hungarian prince charming at a gothic bar, where she witnessed him do a super sweet (totally sober) somersault on the dance floor. She now spends her days in France eating macarons, taking photos for local families, and annoying French people with her questionable language skills. She is obsessed with spreading love, audiobooks, photography, introspection, and mastering lazy parenting techniques.

Website: http://www.kellyacs.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kellyacscopywriting/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kelly_acs/

Hacking The Algorithm with Facebook Groups. Episode 23: Show Notes. One of the things our guest today learned very early on was the power of social media and how it’s not just about uploading nice content and hoping people see it and engage with it. In fact, there is an actual strategy and specific steps …

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Ever get confused when it comes to the many types of lenses? Let’s make it simple! Even if you’ve been in the photography world for years, you may not be experienced with many types of camera lenses. The truth is, many lenses are expensive, so we often choose a type of photography and then pick …

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Community Over Competition — Making Your Business Stronger Than Ever with Natalie Franke. Episode 22: Show Notes. With half of small businesses closing down within their first five years, the odds are stacked against us. But you have an unlikely ally — your competition. Today we speak with Natalie Franke, the HoneyBook Head of Community …

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Marketing That Works – Using Facebook Ads for Profit with Chip Dizárd. Episode 21: Show Notes. Figuring out Facebook ads can be overwhelming, but joining us to shed some light on the topic is photographer, videographer, and Facebook ads guru Chip Dizárd. Chip has a longstanding career in photography and first decided to fine-tune his …

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Mastering Your Styled Sessions Like a Pro and Learning from One Photographer’s Mistakes with Judith Stoop Episode 20: Show Notes. Styled shoots or sessions are such a big part of running a wedding photography business, and we all need to make some mistakes in order to learn from them and improve, right? Well, you can …

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Giving Away Your Love: The Importance of Photography Passion Projects with KT Merry. Episode 19: Show Notes. Established by photographer KT Merry as a means of creating connections across species and borders, Render Loyalty seeks to support solutions to the perils facing our world’s animals. KT Merry is a destination wedding photographer who is lucky enough …

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How the HECK do you write a photography blog when you’re not a writer?! We’re here to help! Skillful blogging is not as cringeworthy as you think! Why Is Blogging Important? Photography is a highly personal service. Your clients are inviting you to capture important moments and milestones in their lives, so you need to …

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Stressed out about your upcoming engagement sessions? Don’t! We’re here to help with our 11 engagement photo tips for getting the perfect photos! So you’re probably more amped about this day than soon-to-be-married couples! You’ve scoured videos and researched posing until your eyes fall out. Here are a few quick engagement photo tips to ease …

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Family Session Prompts and Games to Get Genuine Smiles Each and Every Time with Shalonda Chaddock. Episode 18: Show Notes. Family sessions are incredibly rewarding to shoot, but they come with their own challenges. With many people to coordinate, it’s important to have a clear plan of action as a photographer to get the best …

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How To Maximize Your Mini Sessions and Make The Most Profit with Rebecca Rice. Episode 17: Show Notes. When it comes to photography sessions, many of us might be slightly hesitant at marketing ourselves as mini session photographers. Is 15 minutes really enough time to capture those “must-have” shots? Would you be able to make …

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 Authenticity is Key: How to Inspire Your Followers with Natural Photos with Kate Parker. Episode 16: Show Notes. So much of what we see on social media is fake and makes people feel inferior. It is so important to have images in circulation that deliver a different narrative. Today’s guest is Kate Parker, New York Times bestselling …

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Find Your Frosting — Stand Out in a Saturated Photography Market. Episode 15: Show Notes. Everyone has something unique to them—a specific area in which they shine and where most of their positive feedback comes from. Whether it be communication with clients, a specific editing technique, or the way you thank them after the shoot, …

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Branding Photography: How One Photographers Discovered Her Passion and Found Confidence with Meg Marie. Episode 14: Show Notes. There are many routes that you can take for a career in photography, and one of the really great ones we don’t hear enough about is branding shoots. Here to talk about how her passion for taking …

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Packing a Punch — Tips for Maximizing Your Time and Productivity with Laylee Emadi. Episode 13: Show Notes. Productivity and scheduling are two areas of any creative business that go hand in hand! Without a finely attuned approach to these areas of work, we might all end up on the couch all day and never …

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Legal Issues Photographers NEED to Know to Thrive with Paige Griffith. Episode 12: Show Notes. As creatives, our minds do not naturally go to the practical side of things, and these tasks may even overwhelm us. But it is incredibly important to realize that when you are a photographer, you are a business owner as …

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Surviving the Storm of Covid-19: How to Recover from an Economic Downturn. Episode 11: Show Notes. During this unprecedented, uncertain time where many industries have been closed, the thought of reopening your photography business can be very exciting. But rather than rushing in, it’s important to think about certain things before getting back to normal. …

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