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Join in as Nikki Closser, a mentor in the Sue Bryce Education community, interviews photographers who manage successful portrait photography businesses from around the globe using the business model Sue Bryce teaches. Subscribe to hear stories that will fast track your success and transform you as a photographer and business owner.

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United States

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Join in as Nikki Closser, a mentor in the Sue Bryce Education community, interviews photographers who manage successful portrait photography businesses from around the globe using the business model Sue Bryce teaches. Subscribe to hear stories that will fast track your success and transform you as a photographer and business owner.

Language:

English


Episodes

How To Convert Headshot Clients Into Portrait Clients with Leticia Andrade

2/19/2024
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host, educator and photographer Nikki Closser interviews Atlanta area photographer Leticia Andrade. Leticia splits her business between personal branding & headshots and portraiture. Listen in as Leticia tells us all about how she converts clients from headshots to portraiture and how she levels her customer service to get consistent referrals. Don't miss out on this incredibly educational interview! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:54:58

How Self-Value & Genuine Connection Transformed Alex Henderson's Portrait Business

2/12/2024
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host, educator and photographer Nikki Closser interviews NZ-based photographer Alex Henderson. Listen in as Alex tells us about his journey, his hardships and challenges and how he found happiness and success through photography. Don't miss out on this incredibly unique guest! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:00:37

How In-Person Sales Exponentially Increased Annette Sundberg's Income

2/5/2024
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host, photographer and educator Nikki Closser interviews St-Louis area photographer Annette Sundberg. Listen in as Annette tells us all about how Annette went from shoot and burn to being the most expensive photographer in her area. Don't miss out on this incredible success story! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:49:11

From Shoot & Burn To Boudoir Photographer with A $3300 Average Sale with Valentina Pardi-MacGregor

1/29/2024
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host, photographer and educator Nikki Closser interviews Valentina Pardi-MacGregor. Valentina tells us all about her journey from being a shoot and burn photographer to switching up her business model and becoming a boudoir photographer for women over 40 with a $3300 average sale. Don't miss out on this incredible story! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:53:07

How To Boost Your SEO To Keep Clients Coming with Brianna Parks

1/22/2024
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host, educator and photographer Nikki Closser interviews elopement photographer Brianna Parks. Brianna averages 1.5 inquiries a day, and she has reached this number by making the most out of SEO to boost her google ranking and keep clients coming. Don't miss out on this insightful interview! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:51:05

How To Achieve Over $100k In Your First Year with Cedna Portrait Stories

1/15/2024
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host, photographer and educator Nikki Closser interviews Cedna with Cedna Portrait Stories. Cedna was listening to this very podcast a few years ago and never thought that she would achieve the kind of success she heard in our episodes. However, something changed, and since then, Cedna managed to make over $100k in her first year in business. Wanna learn more? You'll have to listen to the full episode! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:00:55

From A $300 To $3500 Sales Average with Stephanie Alvarez Ewens

1/8/2024
To start the year off strong on The Portrait System Podcast, host, photographer and educator Nikki Closser interviews Stephanie Ewens who tells us all about her amazing inspiring story. Stephanie went from being a shoot and burn photographer with a $300 sales average to a full time working photographer with a $3500 average. Don’t miss out on this episode and don’t forget to subscribe for more inspirational stories! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:50:02

From Shoot & Burn To A $1k+ Sales Average Within 1 Year with Stacy Ideus

12/18/2023
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host and photographer Nikki Closser interviews Stacy Ideus who was a shoot and burn photographer for 13 years and within a year changed her business model entirely. Now, Stacy has a $1k+ sales average! Don't miss out on her story! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:56:37

Shooting For A World Famous Musician With Concert Photographer David Lehr

12/11/2023
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host and portrait photographer Nikki Closser interviews concert photographer David Lehr. David talks about his personal journey, how he broke into the performing arts industry and how to find joy in everything you do. Don't miss out on this amazing inspirational episode! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:00:54

Get A $2k+ Sales Average In A Competitive Market with Beata Praska

12/4/2023
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host and photographer Nikki Closser interviews Madrid-based photographer Beata Praska. Beata tells us all about her business journey and how she has reached a high sales average despite being in a place where people "won't spend money on pictures." Don't miss out on Beata's inspiring story. To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:49:57

How to Charge Industry Standard Prices In A Small Bahamas Island with Tanya Maycock

11/27/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host and photographer Nikki Closser interviews Nassau-based photographer Tanya Maycock. Listen in as Tanya tells us all about her business journey and how she keeps her prices up to industry standard even though she lives in a small town on a small island. To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:59

Starting Over And Growing Your Clients In A New State with Virginia Chavez Smith

11/20/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host, educator and photographer Nikki Closser interviews Hawaii-based photographer Virginia Chavez Smith. Virginia actually does photography part-time and has had to face a ton of challenges in her career. From starting out doing wedding photography to rebooting her business in a new state, Virginia tells us all about her business journey! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:16

From Corporate America to Newborn, Maternity & Motherhood Photography with Lily Johnson

11/13/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host Nikki Closser interviews photographer Lily Johnson who tells us all about her personal photography journey, how she went from corporate America to owning her own business and photographing multiple genres. Don't miss out on this amazing podcast! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:50:13

How To Get A High Referral Rate & Lots Of Return Clients with Jihan Cerda

11/6/2023
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, host Nikki Closser interviews bay area photographer Jihan Cerda. Jihan is amazing business owner who tells us all about how she gets a high referral rate and a lot of return clients. She also talks about boundaries and how to maintain a good work/life balance. Don't miss out on this inspiring episode! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:02:51

Selling With Integrity With Expert Coach Nikki Rausch

10/30/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast expert sales coach Nikki Rausch tells us all about selling with integrity. Don't miss out on this exceptional conversation! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:02

How Megan Allen Makes Her Motherhood & Boudoir Brand Work Successfully

10/23/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host Nikki Closser interviews Vermont-based photographer Megan Allen. Megan runs a unique business where she does both motherhood photography and boudoir. Listen in as Megan explains how she runs her successful business and makes her brand work. She also goes in depth about how she creates a safe space for her clients and runs a facebook group that has become an amazing resource for new clients. Don't miss out on this amazing interview! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:51:08

How Miguel Quiles Quit His Corporate Job To Find Photography Success On Youtube

10/16/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host Nikki Closser interviews photographer, educator, youtuber and Sony Artisan Miguel Quiles. Miguel quit his corporate job in 2011 and found incredible success making video content on youtube. Miguel takes us through his journey and tells us all about how to navigate each step. Don't miss out on today's interview! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:49:41

Achieving A $2k+ Average Sale Photographing Everyday Women with Sudha Chandani Khatri

10/9/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host Nikki Closser interviews portrait photographer Sudha Chandani Khatri. Sudha lives in southern India and started out photographing weddings but now has a $2k+ sales average photographing everyday women. Listen in as Sudha tells us all about her journey and her business! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:11

Master Photographer & Educator Scott Robert Lim Teaches Us His Secrets!

10/2/2023
Today on The Portrait System Podcast, master photographer and educator Scott Robert Lim tells us all about his journey and his business! Scott has been awarded with more than 70 international awards of excellence. He is one of the most influential photographers and one of the best wedding photographers. A recent speaker at the Portrait Masters Conference, Scott's energy and unique vision is unparalleled. Don't miss out on our interview with Scott Robert Lim! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:21

How Stephanie Bordas Gets A High Booking Rate With Business To Business Marketing

9/25/2023
Today, on The Portrait System Podcast, host Nikki Closser interviews Brooklyn-based boudoir photographer Stephanie Bordas. Listen in as Stephanie goes in depth about her business, how she markets business to business and how she gets an insanely high booking rate. Don't miss out on today's interview! To become a member of The Portrait System and learn more about the business of photography, click here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:57:13