I have been compilling my notes last couple of months for the process that I have gone through in running my business. What I have done right and what I have done wrong.
I have seen a lot of courses created to teach people "how to be proficient with photography technically" but doesn't seems to be anyone who is offering to teach people "how to run a successfull business in photography".
Once I have finished with compilling the notes, I am planning to offer that as part of the course.
Anyway, just a background info... I started working as a photographer 6 years ago in Sydney and moved here just under 3 years. Never live in Singapore before that and practically know nothing about this country when I moved here.
So, we (me & my wife) started a portrait photography company specialising in Children photography only in March 2008 with a set up capital of $3000 and by the end of calendar year of 2008, we are just turn over 100k working from home without any studio in the first 10 months. During 2009 financial crisis, we manage to grow over 100% and we are looking at similar figure for 2010 (well, we have not done yet with 2010). We were told in the beginning that you can't "survive" in Singapore offering children photography and do nothing else.
Anyway, my intention is to help people who want to start their business in photography and start it right and people who have already started their business and believe they have a portfolio that sells to increase their sales volume.
So my question is, would anyone be interested?
It won't be cheap though as I am ready to share all it takes... but of course, you have to do something afterwards and this is not a quick rich method. I am projecting this to happen in January 2011 as we have started our busiest season.