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Where to Shoot Boudoir if You Don’t Have a Studio

By Molly Keyser | January 17, 2013 |

A question I get asked quite often is “where can I shoot boudoir if I don’t own/rent a studio space?” The truth is… the majority of photographers never start out with a studio space! Most of us start out in our homes or shoot on location and then move into a studio. I personally started out with…

Boudie Shorts price list for higher average sales

Simplifying your Price List – Tips for Larger Sales

By Molly Keyser | January 8, 2013 |

  Hey Boudie Lovers! Is your price list more than one page? Do you offer a bunch of different options between sizes, colors, personalization, number of prints, add ons, and more? Do your clients constantly looked overwhelmed and confused during the order session? Have any of them said “I’ll have to think about it?” It’s time…

Create a killer business plan to organize and focus yourself towards business success. Molly Keyser of Boudie Shorts gives you her top 5 tips of how to do just that.

Top 5 Tips for a Killer Business Plan

By Molly Keyser | January 2, 2013 |

Create a plan for your business. It’s so essential! Setting goals for yourself will be the key to your success! When you can physically see where you want to be and work towards that goal it is much easier to achieve. Create a word document for your business plan. Title it and save it somewhere…

How to quit weddings and specialize in portraits and boudoir photography by Molly Keyser of Boudie Shorts

How to Specialize in Portraits and Why I Quit Weddings

By Molly Keyser | November 26, 2012 |

A couple years ago I made the decision to transition into specializing in women’s portraiture only. I classified “women’s portraiture as:” boudoir, glamour, head shots, seniors, sisters, mom/daughter, family (marketing to mom), etc. This meant that I had to “quit” a few other photography fields. Which mostly meant quitting weddings and anything that didn’t fit…

Expos are a great place to market your boudoir photography business! Here are my tips on how to make it a success

Q&A: How I make expos successful for my boudoir business

By Molly Keyser | November 9, 2012 |

I have written about expos in the past but I’ve received many more questions (your questions were awesome!!) about subjects I haven’t yet touched on so I’d like to talk about it more in depth. If you haven’t read the first article I wrote about expos you can read it here. For this post I’m…

Use a boudoir questionnaire to exceed your client's expectations by customizing your photo shoot based on your client's information.

A Boudoir Questionnaire: How to Exceed Your Client’s Expectations

By Molly Keyser | November 1, 2012 |

Going above and beyond for your client is key. If you want raving reviews, large sales and tons of clients then start wow-ing them. In order to wow them you need to find out what they are expecting from their shoot. This way you can meet their needs and then exceed them to leave them…

Boudoir Shoot Checklist for Photographers

By Molly Keyser | October 12, 2012 |

I think we can all agree that we get a tad nervous before a photo shoot.  It’s a mixture of being excited, making sure you’re ready and getting anxious waiting for your client to arrive!  If you’re 100% prepared though, you shouldn’t feel too nervous.  Just make sure you have all your ducks in a row…

How to Increase Boudoir Bookings & Create a Steadier Income

By Molly Keyser | October 8, 2012 |

  Lucky for us boudoir photographers there is no “boudoir season.”  Sure, there are months that boudoir is thought about more than others (V-day, holidays, etc.).  However, you are in full control of your marketing and advertising efforts and if you’re marketing consistently year round then you will book year round. Women are ALWAYS looking to feel…

Need a boost in your boudoir photography bookings? Reach out to clients that have an anniversary coming up!

Anniversary Boudoir Marketing Idea

By Molly Keyser | September 28, 2012 |

I’v been using shootq for my business for the last 4 years or so. I’m not here to try to sell you on using shootq by any means (although it is quite amazing). For me this tool has come in really handy in building my boudoir business. Although I’m no longer shooting weddings for the…

Learn how to schedule and batch your social media marketing to take advantage of the free resource, without losing your life to the online web!

How to Leverage Social Media Marketing without Living Online

By Molly Keyser | September 18, 2012 |

  Every morning I park in “my spot,” unlock the studio door, turn on the lights, turn on my Scentcy (mmm) and power up my computer.  On the drive over chances are I was running a thought bubble list of TO DOs and getting pumped up to tackle that list for the day. What happens…

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