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 enough money to survive by doing only mini sessions? Our guest on today’s episode of Find Your Focus Podcast is family photographer and educator Rebecca Rice. Rebecca has mastered the art of mini sessions and is able to make anywhere from $3,000 to $4,000 doing mini sessions where she only works about two to three hours a day, and today we talk about all things related to capitalizing on these types of niche-focused sessions in order to effectively grow your business. We dive into how to manage your time, workflow, marketing, scheduling, rescheduling, and navigating COVID-19 regulations. Stay tuned to hear more about how to make mini sessions manageable and how Rebecca can help you master the art of mini sessions to help maximize your time and make the most profit possible!

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Rebecca shares how she got into the photography business.
  • How she managed to balance full-time working and starting up her photography business.
  • Why Rebecca loves doing mini sessions.
  • We learn how much Rebecca makes doing a weekend of mini sessions.
  • How Rebecca plans her mini sessions.
  • Rebecca shares some mistakes she has made and what she has learned.
  • Best way to market mini sessions: Facebook Group and E-mail Lists.
  • How to set up a mini session workflow to help it go smoothly.
  • How Rebecca is managing COVID and photography. 
  • How she goes about rescheduling due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • We hear more about Rebecca’s course on Mini Sessions.

Notable quotes:

“Taking full advantage of the time I had to work on my photography business, was the key to my success.” — Rebecca Rice [0:03:15

“I’ve found that when I’m advertising, giving people fewer options works best, I’ve had a lot more success in filling all my time slots.” — Rebecca Rice [0:06:45]

“One of the biggest things that I’ve learned is that you don’t have to have a large existing client base or honestly any client base at all, to be successful in doing mini sessions!” — Rebecca Rice [0:12:20] 

“The best ways to market mini sessions, for me, is local Facebook Groups and e-mails. The key to marketing is to get in front of a large audience!” — Rebecca Rice [0:13:30]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Rebecca Rice

Rebecca Rice on Instagram

Rebecca Rice on Facebook

Rebecca Rice Facebook Group —Mom-tography 101

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