475: Ina Jalil – How to easily increase your portrait photography sales consistently

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โดย Andrew Hellmich: Photographer, Interviewer, Podcaster and Owner of Impact Images, Andrew Hellmich: Photographer, and Owner of Impact Images และถูกค้นพบโดย Player FM และชุมชนของเรา -- ลิขสิทธิ์นี้เป็นของผู้เผยแพร่ ไม่ใช่ Player FM โดยมีการสตรีมเสียงโดยตรงจากเซิร์ฟเวอร์ผู้เผยแพร่ กดปุ่มติดตามเพื่อติดตามการอัพเดทใน Player FM หรือวาง URL ฟีดนี้ไปยังแอพพอดคาสท์อื่น

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Ina Jalil of www.inajphotography.com is part of the PhotoBizX Membership Community and someone I'm familiar with through our Member's Facebook Group, The Daily Vlog Challenge, Zoom training sessions, email and messenger.

Although I do feel like I know her, I wasn't aware of how well she was going in business or that she's only in her 2nd year as a professional pet photographer.

A message by fellow member and pet photographer Elouise Giardina had me reaching out for this interview. Elouise wrote…

Hey Andrew! I'm thinking it's time you consider interviewing Ina J about her pet photography business! She's killing it and is only in her 2nd year of pet photography. She's a real go-getter and the most helpful person I've ever met!

That was enough for me!

Ina J is based in Canberra, Australia and shoots indoors and on location. She has the most beautiful pet photography that can't be the work of someone new to photography!

And from what I can see and know, she is totally into all facets of her business, from photography to marketing, sales, products and advertising.

In this interview, Ina shares the details of her promos and the things she's doing to increase her average sales consistently.

Here's some more of what we covered in the interview:

  • A brief background of Ina's pet photography business
  • Ina's turnover and average spend of her clients
  • How to handle pushbacks from clients
  • Ina's in-person sales process
  • What Ina's studio setup looks like
  • Ina's wall gallery packages
  • Clients buy what they see on studio walls
  • Organizing workshops to practice dog photography
  • Tips and ideas for dog poses
  • The importance of being okay despite failures with marketing attempts
  • The proper way to reach out to fellow photographers when seeking help
  • Pricing videos for clients – are they effective
  • What kind of promos are working for Ina in her pet photography business
  • The difference between active and passive marketing
  • Recent promos Ina ran using active marketing methods
  • Benefits of hiring a business coach
  • Ina's competition promo process
  • Ina's pre-shoot planning appointment process
  • Wearing your merch as a marketing strategy
  • Where Ina sees her business a year from now
  • How to guarantee repeat clients
  • The one thing that made the biggest difference in Ina's successful photography business
  • The need to take action on what you learn

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What’s on Offer for Premium Members

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I do a lot of courses, but I do take action. I probably woudn't get to where I am if I didn't take any action and yes, some of the ideas may not work, but that's okay. – Ina Jalil

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What is your big takeaway?

Following this interview, I’d love to know if you're taking anything away from what Ina shared. Is there something you heard that excited or motivated you to the point where you thought, yeah, I'm going to do that! If so, let me know by leaving your thoughts in the comments below; let me know what your takeaways were and what you plan to implement in your business as a result of what you heard in today's episode.

I want to provide pet owners with a memorable experience, not just the wall art product because I want them to remember the session as well. – Ina Jalil

If you have any questions that I missed, a specific question you’d like to ask Ina or if you just want to say thanks for coming on the show, feel free to add them in the comments area below.

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iTunes Reviews and Shout-outs

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Firstly, it's confirmation that I'm on the right track with the interviews and that they really are helping you improve your photography business. That's awesome!

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Here is the latest review…

★★★★★ Awesome podcast with awesome guests!

Via Google Reviews by Kim Kuhlman whose focus is Utah dog photography in the USA on July 29th 2022.

I’m a premium member and very happy to support such great education and inspiration for photographers.

Thanks Andrew, and keep up the great work!

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Thank you!

Thanks again for listening, and thanks to Ina for sharing her thoughts, ideas and experiences for growing a fast and successful pet photography business by focussing on continually learning, improving and most importantly, implementing.

I'll be shooting some photos for my portfolio, possibly awards as well and trying to do something out of my comfort zone because I'm always looking to improve. – Ina Jalil

If you have any suggestions, comments or questions about this episode, please be sure to leave them below in the comment section of this post, and if you liked the episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post!

That’s it for me this week, hope everything is going well for you in life and business!

Thanks, and speak soon
Andrew

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