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Welcome to the blog

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

October 2, 2023

What to Outsource in Your Business Right Now

Outsourcing can feel scary! After all, our businesses are so personal, and we take full responsibility for them. However, you need to protect your time for things only you can do. And leave the rest to someone who can do it faster, for cheaper, or just for the pure sake of alleviating stress off your […]

September 26, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Ryley & Seth | Avenue Wedding in Downtown Greenville, SC

Ryley & Seth’s Avenue wedding was sophisticated yet simple. And I love that! The whole day, Ryley and Seth were both cool as cucumbers and just so excited to party with their friends. Their wedding unfolded at the gorgeous Avenue Greenville, and every detail was immaculate. I loved the minimal elegance. From their classy bridal […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

September 25, 2023

Multiple Revenue Streams for Photographers

The secret to scaling and growing your business is to stop trading your time for money. In this episode, we discuss multiple revenue streams for wedding photographers. Topics include categories, ideas of what to offer, and how to make sure your offers fit together well. Start with products and systems you’ve already built well in […]

September 19, 2023

Posted in: The Styled Event, Weddings

Kat & Winston | Sage Lodge Elopement Shoot in Pray, MT

When planning our weeklong retreat out west, we knew it would be cold and snowy. But what we never could have predicted was how magical it would be because of that very fact! On our final shoot day, we ventured all the way up to Pray, MT to the incredibly luxurious Sage Lodge. A wintery […]

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September 18, 2023

How to Get More Reviews in Your Business

Unveiling the ever-elusive strategy on how to get more reviews in your business today! It’s really not rocket science, but it did take some trial and error for me to figure out in my journey. I’m making it easier on you and sharing 3 ways to get more reviews today! Speaking of reviews, I’d love […]

September 12, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Shaylie & Parker | Liberty Hall Bed and Breakfast Micro Wedding

When Shaylie & Parker reached out to me a couple weeks back, I was so excited! I love a good intimate, meaningful day. And this day was exactly that and so much more. As the temps get cooler here in South Carolina, it seems like everyone is getting into “fall mode.” So when I stepped […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

September 11, 2023

You’ve Come So Far | Business Encouragement

Business ownership isn’t all flowers and rainbows. Sometimes disappointment, unmet expectations, and even negative feedback can make things unpleasant. Let’s unpack that together today and remind ourselves of how far we have come with a little business encouragement. You have so much to be proud of yourself for! 🙂 Listen to this episode now: Listen […]

September 5, 2023

Posted in: The Styled Event, Weddings

Rachel & Zachary | Wedding Walkthrough at Historic Hampton House | The Styled Event

Rachel and Zachary are a NLP couple, and they actually just got married for real this past weekend! But they got to do a little “trial run” as they played bride and groom at a styled shoot for me back in February! This real-life married couple is just the cutest! And I loved having them […]

Posted in: The Self-Starter Podcast

September 4, 2023

Overthinking and WFH

While owning my own business is amazing, when I’m not doing as much client facing work in the hot summer months, overthinking and WFH seem to go hand in hand. Today I’m sharing a heart-to-heart conversation with you. Our talk includes a life update, some changes to the podcast, and my own experience with getting […]

August 29, 2023

Posted in: Weddings

Michelle & Steve | Beach House Hilton Head Wedding

Hilton Head is one of my favorite places, and definitely tops my list of best beaches in South Carolina. And a Beach House Hilton Head wedding is always a favorite! Michelle & Steve chose this location for their destination wedding, and I couldn’t have been more thrilled that they chose me to capture it. From […]

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