Is professional photography dying out?

Started Mar 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Is professional photography dying out?
In reply to deleted080512, Mar 29, 2013

Machine Gun Kelly wrote:

I can't get anybody even to look at my stuff so the question of marketing is irellevant.

"face palm"

Then you don't understand what is marketing.

You think marketing is calling a stranger and ask him/her to buy your products ?

Hard selling is the least effective method.

I hang up my phone on every single telemarketeer that called me.

My friend works as a free lance photographer and he keep getting new job every month.

Why ???

He makes lots of friends and whenever someone need a photographer, his friends will recommend him. He do lots of networking in his free time. When his client is a famous local celebrity, he make sure others knew about it. When someone wants a professional looking photo, everyone will think about him.

Marketing = networking

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