This course does not teach you how to take photographs. This course provides an extensive set of documents for starting a Photography business. You will need to know or learn how to be a photographer.
What you get in this course are:
1.) A full business plan template for a Photography company. The document covers objectives, keys to success, marketing strategies you can use to get clients, how to use freelancers and outsource work to them, and much more. The lectures show you how to customize the business plan for your specific company.
2.) A complete financial model. An 11 tab Excel workbook, that covers everything from start-up costs, income, expenses, assets, and more is included along with lectures on how to insert your own numbers so you can have a budget and financial projection for your company. Sample numbers are included to help you along the way.
3.) A Pitch Deck. A slide presentation template, that allows you to make a professional presentation of your Photography Business to potential clients. You will learn how to customize this for your specific company, to include what services you want to offer and show clients why they should use you and your business for Photography services. When complete you can use this to send out to bid on projects and make presentations.
4.) A sample Wedding Photography Contract that you can use to sign clients up for Wedding Photography services. Lectures go through each page of the contract and explain where to insert specifics for your company and your client.
5.) A sample Portrait Photography contract that you can use to sign clients up for Portrait Photography services. Lectures go through each page of the contract and explain where to insert specifics for your company and your client.
When you finish the course and customize the documents, you will have a professional business plan that you can use for your company, a professional presentation you can use to solicit clients and documents to sign clients up for services.
This course does not teach you Photography. This course supplies documents such as a business plan, PowerPoint presentation, Excel financial model and contracts for starting a Photography business; along with lectures on how to customize them.
If you already know how to take professional photography and want to start a company to supply these services to clients, then this course and documents will be good for you.
Download high quality hybrid business plan template documents for starting an Photography Business. Business Plan in Word, Financial Projections in Excel and Presentation in PowerPoint and contract
This lecture shows students the cover page & table of contents for the Photography Company Business Plan.
This lecture goes over the Executive Summary section of the business plan
The Objectives section of the business plan are covered here
The Mission statement is discussed here
Sample Keys to Success for a photography business are written here in the business plan. They can be changed and modified if necessary for your exact needs.
This lecture is on the business model and philosophy for the business. You can make changes to this in the Word business plan document if need be to suit your specific photography business operation
This lecture covers outsourcing and how as a small business you may choose to outsource some tasks such as accounting, legal etc.
A Market Analysis is supplied for the photography industry, this can be read and reviewed by students
Competition and buying patterns are covered in this lecture
Competitive Edge strategies for a photography business are laid out and covered in this lecture.
This lecture covers the Target Market for the company
The Bios of your management team and owner will need to be added to the business plan here.
The Services & Products along with where and how to enter your own for your company are covered here
The marketing strategy is covered in this lecture
SWOT - Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats to the business are covered here
The Cover page and slide of the Presentation is here
This lecture covers the Why Use Us slide of the Presentation
The Our Solution slide of the presentation deck is discussed in this lecture
Reasons to Use Our Services is discussed here
This lecture covers the Management & Team slide
The Our Process slide is covered in this lecture of the Presentation
Contact Us slide and where to add your contact information is discussed here
Profit & Loss Statements for the 1st year - monthly
Cash Flow statements for year 1 - monthly
3 year Income & Expense Statement Summary
Portrait Photography Contract page 2
Portrait Photography Contract page 3
Portrait Photography Contract page 4
Hello, and welcome to my profile. I am Jeff Mac, a business planning and consulting expert with over 20 years of experience. I provide business planning courses here on Udemy.
Students will end the course with a fully completed business plan, financial projection and other start-up documents. Guaranteed.
The courses taught here are unique in several ways:
1.) They are relatively short: all courses can be completed in about an 1 hour.
2.) They come with extensive fill in the blank documents. You are delivered hybrid business planning documents. These are high quality Word, Excel and sometimes PowerPoint documents that contain extensive content and are used to lay out your business plan and start your company.
3.) They are hands on: You will be walked through the business planning documents and shown what to fill in and where.
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