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/

2000 Sessions. 12 Months. 1 Photographer — with Sarah Witherington Episode 36: Show Notes. After working several jobs to stay afloat, Sarah Witherington burst into the photography scene with her first Groupon gig which earned her 2,000 clients. Today, we sit down with Sarah to discuss her journey as a photographer, beginning with how she …

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How to Use Pinterest to Book Clients and Grow Your Photography Business with Sharee Davenport Episode 35: Show Notes. Creating a profitable photography business can be a challenging task, but what if there was a way you could achieve your five-year plan in just one? Wedding photographer and Pinterest expert Sharee Davenport did just that. …

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Setting Yourself Apart: The Importance of a Stellar Client Experience with Damien Carter Episode 34: Show Notes. Damien Carter is a part-time photographer who always goes above and beyond for his clients. He shoots everything (except newborns!) from weddings to lifestyle brands and along with providing his clients with exquisite images, he specializes in curating …

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Ready to Teach Photography – How to Maximize Your Impact with Emma Natter LISTEN TO EPISODE 33 HERE Episode 33: Show Notes. If you have refined your skill to the point where it has led you to find success, you can add so much value to people’s lives and careers by teaching them what you …

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How to Stay Creative and Inspired Long-Term with Roy Handy Episode 32: Show Notes. For many of us, photography is the most inspiring and exciting pursuit. It can bring with it adventure, new perspectives, and even foster new connections, but what happens when the well of inspiration runs dry? Today’s guest is Roy Handy, a …

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Ever wonder what essential pieces of information you need on your website? Here’s a checklist of our six must-haves! There are some key pieces of information that you should have on your professional portfolio. Sometimes when we are first starting to put everything together, we forget to include some really necessary elements.  Here’s our checklist …

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Design the Easy Way: Canva for Photographers with LaShonda Brown Episode 31: Show Notes. Today’s guest is LaShonda Brown, an award-winning corporate film producer and Squarespace expert based in Virginia. LaShonda is also an expert on Canva, a graphic design platform used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents, and other visual content. In …

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Overcome All Your Photography Fears with Cole’s Classroom Episode 30: Show Notes. Running a photography business isn’t always easy and can be stressful in pretty unexpected ways. In today’s episode, we dive straight into some of the most common fears that photographers have, tackle them head-on, and provide the best solutions for each. The first …

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Cracking the Copywriting Code: How to Connect with Clients on Your Website with Rachel Greiman Episode 29: Show Notes. Grabbing website copy builds trust, proves your value, and can help fill your calendar with bookings. Today, we speak with photographer and copywriter, Rachel Greiman, about how you can write copy that hooks clients. We open …

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Make More, Shoot Less: Successfully Switching to In-Person Sales with Chris Scott Episode 28: Show Notes. Today we are talking to Chris Scott from Swift Galleries and The Print Maker System, both of which help photographers run a successful IPS or in-person sales business. Chris started out as a wedding photographer and noticed that the …

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Being Authentically YOU: 6 Steps for Establishing Your Brand Identity with Abby Grace Episode 27: Show Notes. In order to market anything – your product, your company, or your ideas – you first need to define your unique brand. Your brand is not just the visuals, like your logo and your website, it also encompasses …

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Setting Goals During a Pandemic: The Fool-Proof Way to Keep Your Business on Track with Erin Youngren Episode 26: Show Notes. It’s important to continue to set business goals and push forward, even during times of crisis. Today’s guest is Erin Youngren, who is an educator and photographer. In this episode, Erin talks about setting goals for 2021, and you might be …

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Community Outreach: How One Non-Profit Helps Youth Find Their Passion in Photography with Sara Keith. Episode 25: Show Notes. Unlike many other art forms, photography is a field that is still largely inaccessible due to the high cost of equipment and the difficulty of finding people who are willing to teach. But our guest today, …

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Getting Your Life Back – Simple Systems to Save You Time in Your Business with Dahlia Orth, System Strategy Academy. Episode 24: Show Notes. Stress is one of those things that can take the joy out of your photography career, but implementing good systems can help reduce it. Nobody understands systems as well as Dahlia …

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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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