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BTI #005: What Clients Look For

Beyond the Image Podcast

Release Date: 09/19/2018

BTI #332: Why We Start Businesses show art BTI #332: Why We Start Businesses

Beyond the Image Podcast

My first brush with owning a business came at the age of 10 years old. I launched my very own puppet show and on our opening night, we sold out all the seats we had in the venue. There were 2 seats - one for my mother and father - and they were 25 cents each.  My second launched business was my own newspaper that I typed and printed and distributed to both of my parents. I only printed two, but technically I sold out. Both of these ended for different reasons but my entrepreneurial endeavors didn’t end there. A lot of them didn’t work out but I’m still starting businesses. Let’s...

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BTI #331: Avoiding Distractions with David Wood show art BTI #331: Avoiding Distractions with David Wood

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I’ve been talking a lot on this show about really unpacking what the true journey of entrepreneurship really is. Oftentimes, thanks to social media, we get only a veneer perception of what it means to live the life of an entrepreneur. It’s easy to look at people on Instagram with expensive clothes, nice watches, and fancy cars and think, “I too could live that life!” Then you start out and realize that you have to do all things in your company, including sweeping the floors. In this spirit of truly shedding light on the journey of entrepreneurship, I want to talk about all the things...

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BTI #330: Maybe it's Photoshop? show art BTI #330: Maybe it's Photoshop?

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The date was 4/1/17 and I posted what ended up being one of my highest engaged posts I had ever done on Instagram.  In this episode, I’m reading you the caption, the reactions, and something that really upsets me. “The photos are edited to finish the narrative that we were telling through the location, through the set-up, through the styling, through the hair and makeup, through the poses, through the energy, through the pose, through the facial expression; all of it.” IN THIS EPISODE Hear all about the post James shared years ago. Too photoshopped? What actually goes into creating...

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BTI #329: My Plan Has Be Foiled! show art BTI #329: My Plan Has Be Foiled!

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It’s Friday and we do not have time to waste! I’m jumping into the top 5 worst jobs I’ve ever had. But more importantly, I am diving into how I could have completely avoided working any of these jobs. “Perhaps if I did a little bit better in my planning, maybe I never would have had to work these jobs.” IN THIS EPISODE Hear my top 5 worst jobs I’ve ever had and why. How planning changed everything for me. The importance of building out annual plans and breaking them down all the way to our daily actions. Taking the macro and turning it into the micro.   The Legacy Planner...

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BTI #328: About Time to Discuss Time with Shannon Fable show art BTI #328: About Time to Discuss Time with Shannon Fable

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It is about time we did a podcast discussing time.

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BTI #327: BTI #327: "I'll Think About It"

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Did I ever tell you about the time I became a NY Times Best Selling author? I pioneering a new marketing strategy that was building my company’s brand awareness, generating validation and creating new jobs.

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BTI #326: I Was Wrong show art BTI #326: I Was Wrong

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It’s not easy for someone to admit when they were wrong. For the second time in recorded history (no way to verify that), I was wrong.

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BTI #325: Sex Sells Part II with Nikole Mitchell show art BTI #325: Sex Sells Part II with Nikole Mitchell

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We are diving back into the conversation about empowering women and how they choose to build their brands and business.

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BTI #324: When Authenticity Loses Authenticity show art BTI #324: When Authenticity Loses Authenticity

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Looking back over the years, a lot of what I saw in hindsight was inauthentic. I couldn’t see it while I was in it, but looking back, I did. There were specific instances and larger themes where I can see I strayed off course and got lost a bit.

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BTI #323: It's Been Real But... I Gotta Jet! show art BTI #323: It's Been Real But... I Gotta Jet!

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I was on IG the other day when I saw a post that said, “Why are people talking about 2021 being over and the inability to wait for 2022? Do you realize that there is still weeks/days/hours/minutes still left in this year?”

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In this episode of Beyond the Image, host James Patrick shares his insights of what he looks for when hiring a photographer. He discusses the process he went through in hiring a wedding photography and why the person with the highest bid ended up getting the gig.

He also refers back to his previous roles as a photo editor for both newspapers and magazines and discusses how photographers should display their work as well as onboard their clients.

Be sure to subscribe for future episodes discussing how you develop your brand, market your brand and further profit from your brand as an artist! Episodes will feature interviews with creatives as well as clients themselves discussing what they look for when hiring artists.

Also if you are interested in the free lighting tutorial from James Patrick Photography, or his digital download lighting workshop, please head over to JamesPatrickWorkshops.com

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