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.
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.
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.
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.
Our definition of a Brand is any company that is not a Publication or and Agency. That list covers a lot of territory, including companies that you might not think of as brands (like architecture firms or governmental agencies).
Knowing what types of companies use commercial photography is one thing. Knowing which individuals at those companies hire photographers is quite another. All the marketing in the world won’t help if you’re not targeting the folks who can actually hire you. Understanding job titles is an important first step as you begin your research.
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.
In part two of our two-part series, we’ll touch on what are the different features of a contract, how each contract is its own unique document, and how to terminate a relationship with your rep if you feel that’s in your best interest.
One of the most common conversations we have with photographers is about finding and working with reps. Take a look at what we have to say regarding finding a rep, negotiating commission, and other important aspects of this business relationship.
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.