Being a volunteer doesn’t sound profitable, however Jeff Schultz has found the recipe to making a great career and selling his work through volunteering.
Finding a specialty and being unique is a true ingredient to being recognised as a leader and building yourself a client base. Jeff Schultz is the head photographer for the Iditarod sled dog race in Alaska, as head photographer he is still just a volunteer but has now built a huge name for himself in the sled dog community and sells his absolutely amazing shots to every “man and his dog”.
What you will learn on this episode:
- What it’s like shooting during The Iditarod in freezing conditions.
- Working as a volunteer and how to make that profitable
- Selling Stock photography
- Creating a mailing list
- Reaching your audience through social media
- Adding to your income through publishing your own books
- Pre selling a book through kickstarter
- Staying on top of SEO to generate leads for workshops
- Jeff Schultz give some great advice for just starting out. What’s the first thing to do in order to make an income.
- Being specialized.
- Jeff’s book – Chasing dogs
- The Iditarod
- Vallerret Photography Gloves
- Simon Markhof Photography Book
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