Photography Business: PhotoShelter Publishes The 2012 Photo Business Plan Workbook

posted Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:25 PM EST

Press Release

PhotoShelter's logo. Click here to visit the PhotoShelter website!24-page workbook delivers key concepts and action steps to help photographers strategically map out their business growth and succeed in 2012

New York, NY, December 8, 2011 - PhotoShelter, the worldwide leader in photography portfolio websites, sales and marketing tools for photographers, today released The 2012 Photo Business Plan Workbook. This 24-page free downloadable workbook provides a hands-on resource to help photographers strategically grow their business in 2012. It can be downloaded directly here.

The 2012 Photo Business Plan Workbook coaches photographers to critically think through key areas of their business and check off action items as they go. There are tips and concrete examples on how to:

  • Define your products & services

  • Determine your audience and addressable Market

  • Create a marketing plan

  • Fix your finances

  • Build your SEO

  • Tune-up your website

  • Optimize social media

  • Create an advisory group

  • Follow up with old clients to generate new business

“You can’t expect to succeed in the coming year if you don’t have a plan to make it happen,” said PhotoShelter CEO Allen Murabayashi. “We see photographers all the time who have lofty goals but don’t afford themselves the time to make a plan. This workbook will help photographers define the tactics they need to methodically grow their businesses in 2012.”  

The workbook is equipped with easy-to-digest sections, as well as PhotoShelter-approved resources and a “Do This” list with recommended times to be spent on each action item.

The 2012 Photo Business Plan Workbook joins PhotoShelter’s expanding library of free business guides for photographers and creative professionals. PhotoShelter’s e-book library includes guides on email marketing, search engine optimization, starting a photography business, and social media marketing. All free guides can be downloaded here.

About PhotoShelter
PhotoShelter is the leader in portfolio websites, photo sales, marketing and archiving tools for photographers. Over 70,000 photographers worldwide use PhotoShelter to power their success online, with customizable website templates, searchable photo galleries, e-commerce capabilities, and bulletproof image storage. Photographers can create a professional PhotoShelter website in under five minutes, or customize the design of PhotoShelter to power their existing photography website.

A complete solution designed to make the business of photography easier to manage - PhotoShelter offers image security, online image delivery, and advanced marketing tools like SEO and social media sharing capabilities so photographers can make their images work harder for them. To join our community or try PhotoShelter, visit http://www.photoshelter.com.

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