The bane of many small business owners lives is finding on-brand content to post to social media that helps them drive their business forward rather than just take up time for no apparent benefit. It doesn't have to be that way! Personal branding photography can solve this problem, amongst many others with some strategic planning!Read More
When you’re forced to face your fear - being photographed - and have to find a personal branding photographer, how do you turn nerves (or even dread!) into excitement?Read More
When considering an investment in personal branding photography there is usually something you’d like to change within your business. That might be more enquiries, brand awareness or something else entirely. Knowing the reason behind the story you want to tell helps us create the session that you need to take your business to the next level.Read More
Personal branding photography allows you to SHOW your clients how working with you will look and feel. This helps them over the fear of the unknown hurdle that could be holding them back. It also allows them to get to know you and begin to trust you - essential foundations before doing business together.
By telling your story, to your clients, in a way that resonates with them with powerful personal branding imagery it makes it easy for them to see that you’re the solution for them. Make it easy for them to say “yes” to you.Read More
Personal branding photography allows you to SHOW your ideal clients how you can help them. Your images allow them to see themselves working with you, to feel you’re inside their head to the extent that you’re the one they NEED to work with. Your images form a powerful part of your marketing strategy allowing you to bring your brand to life and can even increase your enquiry rate not to mention your confidence levels!Read More
A team of Harvard Business School Psychologists have identified the two key questions we seek to answer when we meet someone, before we consider working with them. Personal Branding and in particular Personal Branding Photography can help you answer both questions for your potential clients. If you’re based in or around Bristol and Bath, I’d be happy to help you Bring your Brand to life, but even if you’re further afield, this blog shares the highlights from their research.Read More
Now that you’ve defined your ideal client at a deep enough level to be able to speak to them in a way that resonates with them and you’ve mapped your business offering to give you the mix that optimises profitability as well as your enjoyment we can dive into Part Two. Creating your brand guidelines and thinking about your personal brand.
Ellie Bowie and I are based in Bristol and help bring your brand to life. Ellie turns your brief into amazing assets such as your logo, fonts, colours, business cards, flyers, online adverts…. you name it, she can do it!
I bring your brand to life with editorial quality imagery that resonates with your target clients and has them screaming “you’re for meeeee” when they see you. Together we help you stand out from the competition and attract your dream clients by helping them see you.Read More
Before you jump into building a website, ordering business cards and setting up social media platforms there are some fundamental building blocks to put into place. Understanding as deeply as you can who your ideal client is and why you’re perfect for them in addition to exactly how you’re going to serve them and create the business you desire in the process takes some work. This blog (part one) by Ellie Bowie Design and I will guide you through how to do this step for yourself to get you ready for the next steps (part two).Read More
Choosing the right personal branding photographer for your brief is essential in getting the results you need. Here are some top tips on what to look for and importantly, what to ask when you’re comparing photographers ensuring you get the right one for you.Read More
Creating an authentic personal brand helps your clients get to know you. By being yourself it means you will be consistent. Consistency will breed trust. People that know you, like you and trust you that also need the service you offer are potential clients. Get it right and you can attract the right clients for you consistently.Read More
It’s one of the most exciting things to arrange when you’re building up to launch your business and for that very reason some jump the gun a little. It’s an excepted fact now that personal branding photography can have a massive impact on your business, but if the timing is off, I think your potential ROI can be compromised, not to mention the missed opportunity in using the images to talk to your clients. Read on to see if you would be better holding off for a while.Read More
The way we present ourselves online says so much about us whether we’re conscious of it or not. Our facial expression, body posture, clothing, accessories and even the location will be sending messages about us and our brand and that’s not including purposeful use of colour and props. One single image can pack a huge amount of punch if you want it to. That’s where the personal branding comes in.Read More
Creating a perfectly curated life for instagram seems to be the current trend. If you brand is a lifestyle one, this is perfect! What about those of us who don’t run a lifestyle business? We’re not travel bloggers and we certainly don’t earn money from pictures of plants, coffee cups and whatever else looks pretty that day, so where does that leave you? The answer lies within….Read More
We’re come to think of being posed as stiff, informal and lacking personality, but many of us dislike candid photographs of ourself. What’s the solution? Read on to find out.Read More
This has been a hot topic of mine recently as we appear to be using these terms interchangeably, should that matter? I think so. We invest our time and money in specific areas as we believe they are a wise business decision, if we’re not getting what we think we are then is that decision so wise? Let’s examine the terminology.Read More
Personal branding photographers naturally spend a lot of time thinking and talking about the power of the images that we use in our businesses, but is your headshot really that important? Does it actually make much difference to how your business is perceived?Read More
Investing your time and budget into a personal branding photography session is a big decision for most. Making sure you invest wisely and plan for your ROI is a savvy business move, so here’s how. Naturally if you’re based in Bristol, Bath or North Somerset I’d be delighted to help, so get in touch.Read More
Investing your time and budget into a personal branding session is a big decision for most. Making sure you invest wisely and plan for your ROI is a savvy business move, so here’s how.Read More
You don’t need to resort to a dodgy selfie if your budget can’t stretch to a professional personal branding photographer - these tips on how to do a better DIY job can help.Read More
There are three key ways that on-brand images can help you attract more clients. The purpose of Personal Branding Photography is to convey your brand messages in an easy to digest way that will resonate with your target clients. This blog explains a little about how it does that.Read More