Thank you for all of the amazing entries on 'your favourite work' challenge. Absolutely beautiful work. Makes us proud to have so many amazing photographers as part of our community. In the end it was Lexy Parks' couples image that stood out to win the day. Amazing shot Lexy. Love the feel of it and the colours are beautiful. Great job and congratulations on your upcoming feature in Rangefinder!
The next challenge will be "warmth" - take this any way that you want. Think outside of the box. We can't wait to see what you come up with. The prize for this upcoming challenge is WINNING A SEAT in Steve Sapporito's 3 day Effortless Premiers Workshop, that will transform how you run your business. This workshop will help give your clients the confidence they need to create artwork that they are proud to display in their home. Attendees can expect to at least double their sales using the techniques taught at Effortless Premieres Workshop.
The 3 day workshop covers :
Preparing your Design Consultation Space.
Create an environment that subliminally sells so that you don’t have to.
Select the perfect artwork to maximize your sales with minimal effort.
How to set up and what to provide.
PREPARING THE PERFECT SLIDESHOW
Start to finish easy to follow flowchart of the process to follow after your shoot finishes.
Setting up the slideshow after import.
Understanding the hero shot – and what to do with it.
Eliminating clients’ fears through slideshow customization.
How many and which layouts you should be showing your clients in the slideshow.
PREPARING FOR THE DESIGN CONSULTATION (THE IPS – IN PERSON SALE)
Putting yourself in control of the environment.
Quality control for a smooth experience every time.
UNDERSTANDING THE NUMBERS
Profit and Loss spreadsheet example of the real cost of doing business.
Pricing your product to incorporate your cost per hour.
See how you can make a real difference with real numbers.
Conducting the Design Consultation.
Body language and rapport.
Conducting the IPS Flowchart – step by step procedure.
The welcome greeting and how to interact with your clients.
Recognizing the decision maker.
Directing the seating so that you maintain control.
The Slideshow Introduction – SUPER important.
Full run through of how a Design Consultation should look.
How to run the slideshow.
How to select favorites.
How to add to the order with confidence.
How and when to tell them the price.
How to ask for the money and get payment in full more often.
Breaking your old habits to discount or feel nervous in the IPS.
Practical application exercises to instill the new good habits.
Understanding what it means to Maximize Your Sales.
How to Maximize Your Sales.
The Virgin Wave explained.
Attendee slideshow review and construction – there is only time for 2 or 3 of these, but the start to finish construction of real slideshows is invaluable.
Cropping and culling training.
Understanding what your clients see that you don’t and vise versa.
What your clients want.
How to create that in your slideshow.
Making artwork from what you have.
How to shoot for product.
The difference between photographing and shooting for product.
Wrapping up how to produce your clients transformational experience.
This is a big prize so we are giving you lots of time to come up with some amazing work during this busy time of year. Good luck everyone!
And don't forget to check out Steve's workshop at Camp Do More! https://www.photocampdomore.com/steve-saporrito
*all entries to be submitted to http://www.domoreforum.com
*two images per entry
*no cash value
*prize is non-transferable
*challenge closes November 30, 2017.