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10 Blog Posts to Help You Launch, Rebirth and Sustain Your Photography or Freelance Business

Updated: Jun 13, 2020

Are you starting a new business and need help marketing it?

Have you been in business a long time, but need help to rebirth it and make it fresh?

How about sustaining business through the highs and lows of the season?

Have you been in business a long time, but need help to rebirth it and make it fresh?

Grab a pen, write down what you have learned after reading each blog and write down steps of what you are going to do next.


First up, getting your instagram popping with this article about how to grow your feed organically to get real clients.

Here is an excerpt:

Wondering how to grow your following? 

Don’t want to waste time and money on fake followers. 

I use this 10 tips daily with all my social media clients to grow their following organically- with actual, real potential clients in their market


Need some ideas to get your going and creative on social media?

It’s always hard to get ideas about promoting your business over and over again.

So here is 30 days of ideas- plus a guide to some really ideas to get you started! .


Tempted to buy ads on google and facebook? Read this article and decide what your next business move will be

If you want to grow your business, the first thing you think to do is think about is marketing your business.
Where do you start?
Most people think “Now I need to pay for ads through google and Facebook.”


Once upon a time, there was business owner that bought a website builder like WIX, squarespace or showit. 

  They spent HOURS gathering the right fonts, images, colors and branding and they thought all their business dreams would COME true the moment they launched the site. 
Little did they know that though their site was getting SOME visitors, they were unable to direct their clients through the right pages and steps and their leads were getting confused and leaving the site in under a minute, never to be heard from again?

    Now the business owner is not getting any calls, texts or emails and their site is literally collecting dust in cyberspace. 


Owning a business in a highly saturated market is tricky.
Ask yourself these questions:

Am I constantly fighting to get consistent bookings?
During the slow months is it hard to budget accordingly?

Why is someone else on social media seem like they’re 
killing it?


Just getting freelance jobs not paying the bills?

Phones not ringing off the hook? Email box is empty? 

Here are some of my favorite ways to get passive income while you sleep. 

These are ways that I have use or currently use to get income, being a mom of three and homeschooler. So I am able to stay at home not pay one cent to child care- ever! 


Having trouble capturing customers and making the sale when they see you on soclail media or on your website? 
Are you losing potential leads along the way because people are getting lost in a maze of information with no direction. 
If you your answer is YES, then these five tips will be a life saver for you.


Post daily content. Even if you can’t think of something , use a repost app and recycle your content or a fans! 

Better to post often then not enough ... 


How do I Get My Photography Business Out There?

Did you know that in my area, there are at least 5,000 photographers?

 I am sure there are more than that, but that’s how many people are in a photography group I am in for all of Hampton Roads, Virginia. 

How do you stick out among the thousands of business owners that are doing the exact same thing as you? 


I can tell you right now that the number one thing that I’ve learned from being a photographer and graphic designer?  
Is not actually doing amazing work- even though that’s important- its learning how to market yourself


Christal Marshall is the owner of Virginia Photos and Films,



Virginia Marketing and Media



Virginia Beach Photobooth Company



She lives, breathes and does media and marketing pretty much 24-7 for over 14 local business through social media management, website design, photo, video or media coverage or graphic design.

She is a homeschool mom of three, cat lover, sushi eater and poke fan! She started her business in 2011 with nothing but a $400 camera from Amazon, now she is has been published in over 60 different blogs and websites for her media work and rank top Wedding Photographers in Virginia

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