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Welcome to the blog

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

December 18, 2023

Passive Income with a Small Audience

Passive income sounds great in theory, right? We always hear about the creators with 100k followers or 1 million subscribers, and it’s no wonder that with that large of an audience you’d be bound to generate passive income easily. But what about the regular people like us with less than 10k instagram followers and not […]

December 13, 2023

Posted in: Engaged

Claire & Aidan’s Engagement | Best Falls Park Photo Locations

More often than not my couples want the classic Greenville, SC look for their photos. And what better way to capture that than Falls Park. Claire and Aidan’s engagement photos were the perfect example of classic Greenville locations with a fun twist. And they just prove that no two sessions look alike, even if they’re […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

December 11, 2023

How to Start a Podcast in 2024

Wondering how to start a podcast in 2024? I highly recommend it. Not only can your podcast bring in some passive income and reach new ideal clients for your business, but it can also be a great way to service your existing follower base with amazing free content. You might think it’s a saturated market, […]

December 5, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Best Wedding Venues near Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina is a city steeped in history and draped in Southern charm. It beckons couples to embrace its romantic allure. For those seeking the perfect wedding venue, Charleston offers so many enchanting choices. Here, we unravel the magic of the best wedding venues near Charleston, SC. 1.Boone Hall Plantation: A jewel of Charleston’s […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

November 29, 2023

How to Take Time Off in Your Business

Whether it’s vacation, the holidays, or an unexpected life event, building a business with freedom in mind is crucial. The true measure of success (I believe) is not measured in the dollar signs or the follower counts. But truly, success = freedom. Freedom of time being the most important! Today I’m sharing 5 tips and […]

November 7, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Jessica & Peter | Wedding at Boone Hall Plantation

Shooting at Boone Hall Plantation has been a DREAM forever, and finally making it happen with Jessica and Peter felt absolutely perfect!! These two are enthusiastic about life and each other. Their day was all about the little details that made everything reflect their unique love story. I’m so excited to share more of their […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

November 6, 2023

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received for Life & Business

I keep a note on my phone with the title “Reminders ✨.” And on there, I have a running list of words to live by. They are either something someone has told me that really stuck. A profound statement I heard on a podcast or show. Or something I’ve come to realize as a result […]

October 31, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Ellen & Mathias | Fall Wedding at Grand Holland Estate

Fun fact about Ellen and Mathias is that they are the first people that I’ve been able to serve both as their attorney AND their wedding photographer! How cool is that? I met these two at the closing table as they were closing on their first home. Then, a few months later, they popped up […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

October 30, 2023

Blogging is Not Dead!

There are so many mixed reviews on blogging. Is it worth the hassle? I’m here to tell you that blogging is not dead, my friends! In fact, it’s the #1 way I’ve been able to boost my website’s SEO and consistently get found on Google by tons of qualified leads. Let’s unpack the mystery of […]

October 24, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Amy & David | Daniel Chapel at Furman University Wedding

An iconic wedding destination on Furman University’s campus in Greenville, South Carolina, is Daniel Chapel. It was the perfect backdrop for Amy and David’s dream wedding. I got to associate shoot this wedding day for Stephanie and Christi Photography because Amy is Christi’s baby sister! The Daniel Chapel, a venue renowned for its exquisite architecture […]

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