Community Event for Veterans. Took photos for multiple organizations that wanted images for website and promotional use.
Revamped the entire website to hopefully get more traffic and more creative searchers to look at my work for sale.
Became a member of the Arts Council of the Souther Finger Lakes http://earts.org
My goal this month is to add another 200 images to my ADOBE stock account.
Did photos for a non profit organization to recieve grant money to buy buildings to help those with disabilities and for Veterans.
Community Event Photo shoot in Corning NY. A organization that helps people with Traumatic Brain Injuries threw a goodbye celebration for the supervisor.
I was accepted into the Franklin Street Gallery in Watkins Glen NY.
Became the photographer for Got Your Six Veterans Support Group.
Just recieved my Canon Pro-100 Printer. Really excited that it is here.
I will be in and out of the hospital for a while. I may miss many events.
I will be creating a business letter to get more work. Started looking around and noticing a lot of bare walls, on different business buildings in area, that needs covering of great art.
Recieved my EIN number from the IRS.My god have pitty on me.
Sallie Anderson from Plasticprinters.com showed me my proof of a business card. It is awsome to say the least. If anyone is interested in having a custom or even just a different business card to stand out, look into plasticprinters.com and ask for Sallie.
Talked with Matt from Ricoh Printers about their printers such as the wide format. Still undecided.
Talked with Canon for a printer. Looking at a 44 inch but want to keep my options open.
Spoke with represetative from artstorefronts.com about working with them. Also looked into Red River Paper for my photo paper.
Rebuilding the website. I have had this site for a couple of years and looking to make it better. I have a meeting today to push this business forward. I have been a hobby photographer for over 30 years, since I was young. I made very little money photographing friends and coworkers as well as groups. I need to turn this into a career.
Recieved a lot of call this week from canon, Ricoh USA, Thrive Hive, and Art Store Fronts. Also the Small Business Administraion has been very helpful in guiding me. The great price of Zero from the government.
Met with another photographer and presented information on artstorefronts.com. Considering using them for an online sales outlet.
Went to the Elmira NY Holiday Inn for a presentation put on by Community Broadcasters. Very informative and learned more about marketing the business. Speaking with different agencies to assist in building, and expanding the business.
Met with 2 great photographers. Spoke about my meeting with the SBA (Small Business Administration), VA ( Veterans Administration), and other agencies. The agencies are willing to help me in various ways to start my business. Learning alot and creating a well rounded organization for photographers.