A&P Question for the wedding and event photogs

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    When you guys initially started, where did you find bookings? I have my business cards out at my wife's contacts, my wife, and on me. I would like to get more bookings, so that's why I want to know some of the routines of others.
     
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    try craigslist
     
  3. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    so far all most all of mine have been referrals from family members. This fall I'm going to start contacting local businesses to see if I can place fliers in their stores.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    People that I knew initially. Now it's past clients, people I work with and the people they know etc. Word spreads fast if people are happy and there's always someone's kid getting married and so on.
     
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    I don't do nearly as many events as most photographers but most of them are word-of-mouth through family and friends. I've had some referrals through friend photographers who are booked too.
     
  6. mojito

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    google, referrals, networking

    did a bridal show but it was a bust
     
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    Basically start off by doing friends and family stuff and if you do it right, referrals is the only way to go. Work speaks for its self.

    If you do a good job on a sweet 16, its most likely she will be back for the engagement, wedding, baby shower, christening, and 50 year anniversary if you are still around :mamoru:
     
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    damn, family huh
     
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    Yeh...family. Got a cousin who is getting married this fall?
     
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    Networking groups, trade shows, and referrals from my partner network.
     
  11. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    google? :confused:
     
  12. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    it's a search engine, you should check it out!

    www.google.com

    tell 'em ace3 sent ya



    :fawk:
     
  13. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    :slap: :rofl:
     
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    high seo placement ftw
     
  15. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Gotcha. I thought you were saying to look for bookings on google.
     

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