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Branding Overhaul: Joe Weaver

Branding Overhaul: Joe Weaver

Honore Brown 23 June 2021
San Francisco-based photographer Joe Weaver undertook a Branding Overhaul when he was ready to begin seeking new commercial clients.
Stock Requests: May 2021

Stock Requests: May 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 1 June 2021
During the month of May we received Stock Requests from AT&T, Total Wine & More, Conde Nast Traveller, Philadelphia Magazine, and AARP Media.
Stock Requests: April 2021

Stock Requests: April 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 11 May 2021
In April, we received Stock Requests from Bank of America, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, and AAA.
Marketing Partner & Client Meetings: Blake Jorgenson

Marketing Partner & Client Meetings: Blake Jorgenson

Nadia Kiyatkina 13 April 2021
Blake Jorgenson teams up with Wonderful Machine consultants to compile an extensive list of more than 100 new contacts. The Vancouver-based photographer ended up pitching a recent RAM Truck commission to many of these prospective clients.
Stock Requests: March 2021

Stock Requests: March 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 6 April 2021
March was a good month for stock requests, with Wonderful Machine receiving asks from the likes of Travel + Leisure and People Magazine, among other big-name clients.
Stock Requests: February 2021

Stock Requests: February 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 9 March 2021
We love getting stock requests from a mix of new and old clients, and February was no different on that front. See which notable publications came to us with stock requests this past month, including one for the very first time.
Client List Build: Laura Thompson

Client List Build: Laura Thompson

Nadia Kiyatkina 2 March 2021
During her relocation from New York to Nashville, Laura Thompson needed help putting together an appropriate client list to transition to a new market seamlessly. Nadia Kiyatkina, a Wonderful Machine consultant, speedily delivered a list to the photographer which covered all the bases: big, small, local, and national brands.
Member Open House: LinkedIn for Photographers

Member Open House: LinkedIn for Photographers

Nadia Kiyatkina 1 March 2021
Wonderful Machine Project Manager Nadia Kiyatkina, alongside CEO Bill Cramer, speaks with photographers about the best LinkedIn practices as they relate to maintaining a clean, professional page and finding clients through the site.
Finding A Rep: Rachid Dahnoun

Finding A Rep: Rachid Dahnoun

Nadia Kiyatkina 16 February 2021
Rachid Dahnoun is a versatile, in-demand photographer and videographer with an impressive client list. But when the Bay Area-based creative felt like he needed to take another step forward in this industry, he reached out to Nadia Kiyatkina for help with putting together a list of potential agents to contact.
Stock Requests: January 2021

Stock Requests: January 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 9 February 2021
We’re back at it in 2021, receiving numerous stock requests during the first month of the year, including a few from some of our regular contacts.
Stock Requests: December 2020

Stock Requests: December 2020

Nadia Kiyatkina 4 January 2021
We receive a steady stream of stock requests throughout the year, and although things usually slowdown in December, two big clients reached out to us to source a variety of images.
Marketing Mentor: Anna & Jordan Rathkopf

Marketing Mentor: Anna & Jordan Rathkopf

Nadia Kiyatkina 21 October 2020
Anna and Jordan Rathkopf are a New York City-based photography duo who were ready to step up their marketing efforts when they began the Marketing Mentor program with Nadia Kiyatkina.
Expert Advice: LinkedIn for Photographers

Expert Advice: LinkedIn for Photographers

Nadia Kiyatkina 10 October 2020
Social media should be part of every photographer’s marketing strategy, and LinkedIn has some unique features that make it truly essential.
Member Open House: Email Marketing

Member Open House: Email Marketing

Bryan Sheffield 29 September 2020
Bryan Sheffield, Nadia Kiyatkina, and Lindsay Thompson chat with member photographers to go over the best email marketing practices.
Expert Advice: The Photographer/Agent Relationship

Expert Advice: The Photographer/Agent Relationship

Bill Cramer 14 July 2020
What does a photographer rep do? How do you find a rep? How should you contact a rep? We explain everything about finding a rep.
Portfolio Events: Ignited Marketing Consultancy

Portfolio Events: Ignited Marketing Consultancy

Nadia Kiyatkina 12 September 2019
Associate producer Nadia Kiyatkina was preparing to travel to sunny Los Angeles for a wedding and decided to mix business with pleasure: she organized a portfolio event with Ignited, a modern marketing consultancy.
Phone Calls: Spring-Summer 2019

Phone Calls: Spring-Summer 2019

Nadia Kiyatkina 8 July 2019
From March till June, we contacted 2,643 prospects at publications, agencies, and brands. Read on to get a look at the results!
Portfolio Events: June 19, 2019

Portfolio Events: June 19, 2019

Nadia Kiyatkina 3 July 2019
Wonderful Machine goes to the Big Apple. Follow Nadia and Jemma’s journey to New York City to present our member portfolios to Reader’s Digest and Penguin Random House.
Portfolio Events: April 10, 2019

Portfolio Events: April 10, 2019

Nadia Kiyatkina 10 May 2019
Join Nadia and Jack as they explore the streets of New York, portfolios in-hand to meet with top-notch companies like OUT Magazine and CultureTrips.