The Photographer's Guide to Marketing and Self-Promotion

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Allworth Press, 2010 - Business & Economics - 241 pages
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Condensing theory into practical, easy-to-follow instruction, Maria Piscopo explains how to build a marketing plan that incorporates self-promotion, advertising, direct marketing, public relations, and the Internet. This fourth edition is updated througout with the best current marketing and promotional practices, including using e-mail, social media, and effective Web sites; what's new in photography portfolios; how to shoot what you want and sell it too; plus 25 in-depth case studies interviewing top photographers in commercial, editorial, wedding, portrait, event, and fine art photography. Promotion pieces, portfolios, researching and winning clients, netotiating rates, finding and working with reps, computers, and the ethics of good business are just a few of the topics covered. Real-life examples, case studies, and interviews, clearly show photographers how to build a satisfying and lucrative career.

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Not to informative. The author repeated the basics of marketing yourself. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Maria Piscopo has been a photographer's representative for more than twenty years. She started her own business as a marketing representative for artists and photographers in 1978. She has consulted, lectured extensively, and written about selling photography. She teaches artists, designers, and photographers at the internationally renowned Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and for Dynamic Graphics Educational Foundation. Piscopo writes print and electronic media magazine articles and columns in more than a dozen visual arts industry publications. She is also the author of Marketing & Promoting Your Work, and has a series of four videos covering the topics of her seminars and conference workshops. She lives in Costa Mesa, California.

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