Isn’t It Time to Get Inspired?

Isn’t It Time to Get Inspired?

by Mark Weber, M.Photog.Cr, M.Artist, CPP

What is your reason for getting up in the morning? What gets you motivated to do what you do? Be who you are? Go that extra mile? That’s what May’s Marketing Moment is about.

One of the hardest parts of being a small business entrepreneur is finding the ability to stay motivated. That comes from inspiration. Studios that lack inspiration are like musicians without an instrument. They just can’t perform!

Inspiration can come in many forms. It can be something as simple as listening to music to attending an educational event such as IUSA.

So now let’s take it one step forward and ask yourself “How do you translate inspiration into your marketing? How do you motivate potential customers to call you after seeing or reading something from you?”

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, inspiration is vital.  It’s the first step towards success and it’s part of your daily routine, sometimes without even thinking about!

Apply the guidelines I shared and you’ll maximize the full potential of your marketing message.


Here are the links to the examples in the video –

Mophie is the worlds first rechargeable battery case with built-in local storage for your iphone –

Over – – It’s an app for adding beautiful text & artwork to your photos. ($1.99)

Wunderlist – – is a very simple, well-designed and easy-to-use task management tool. You can create to-dos and assign them to certain lists such as “Shopping”, “Work”, “Private” or anything else you would like.

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Mark Weber

Mark Weber is a veteran professional photographer and marketing consultant with Marathon Press. His photography has won numerous awards for recognition of a variety of unique and innovative styles. In addition, his educational programs on marketing have helped studio owners increase the profitability of their business. He spearheads the MAP at Marathon Press which helps photographers gain control of their business and execute a customized, strategic marketing plan to maximize profits and take their business to a new level with ongoing marketing support. Weber is a former past President of the Professional Photographers of Greater Omaha and has served on the Professional Photographers of Nebraska board. He holds the B.F.A. degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha where he completed his thesis on abstract painting.

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