Jeff Brown

Jeff Brown – The Photographers’ Mentor At 27 he joined the Royal Navy and began a career as a Military Photographer, but after nearly 10 years service he decided to leave the armed forces to set up his own photography company. Eighteen months later, Jeff had built a successful six-figure turnover wedding photography partnership and a commercial photography company. Later going on to open a separate school photography business with sixty nursery schools on their books and a boudoir makeover company turning over 1,000 boudoir shoots per year. Jeff has shot over 750 weddings himself, but in 2015 turned his attention to developing an online photography business mentoring program, making it his mission to motivate and inspire photographers worldwide. He now mentors photographers in over 20 countries, helping them develop their brands to become the “Go-To Photographer” in their niche and achieve the success they deserve. Jeff has written a No.1 best-selling book on LinkedIn for Photographers (The Photographers Missing Link-edIn) and also runs regular LinkedIn Lives as a platform influencer with over 30k photographer followers. Jeff’s second book The Ambitious Photographer’s Journal is a goal setting and success daily motivation journal purely for photographers, helping them beat procrastination and achieve their dreams. He’s written for several photography magazines and associations and is also a brand and marketing ambassador for: The British Photography Awards The Societies of Photographers The Female Photographers Association The British Institute of Professional Photographers The UK and US Brand Ambassador at Shutter Studio App Ambassador and Co-Founder of Avvente Photosharing Software Jeff is Sponsored by Loxley Colour in Glasgow to give help and support to their clients. As well as being an active ambassador for Studio Ninja software he is also a regular guest on photography podcasts around the world offering free advice and top tips to fellow photographers. When not mentoring or taking photographs he loves to be outdoors doing hiking challenges and climbing mountains. Jeff lives in the beautiful county of Northumberland in the far North East of England close to the Scottish Border. He has a 14-year-old daughter Arya and a hyperactive springer spaniel called Charlie.

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4 LinkedIn hashtag category types to easily maximise your reach and engagement

During this article, you’ll learn all about the LinkedIn hashtag categories to maximise reach and drive engagement to your posts. There’s a lot of confusion about LinkedIn hashtags – what are they? How can you use them? And how can you get the most out of them to get more …

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Photography pricing – 5 reasons why you must NOT cut your rates

During this post, I’m going to talk to you about photography pricing and specifically why you shouldn’t cut your prices and work with clients who don’t value your worth. In fact, I believe that you should be doing the opposite. You should be putting your prices up by at least …

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LinkedIn hashtags – 5 top tips to drive more engagement on your content

I’ve written this piece to give you my 5 top tips to drive more engagement on your content using LinkedIn hashtags. I see a lot of photographers making mistakes with this, they are often either using too many LinkedIn hashtags, the wrong types of hashtags or using hashtags that have …

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LinkedIn creator mode – discover the 5 ways to use it and boost your photography business.

During this article, I will explain how LinkedIn creator mode works, and how you can use it to get more eyes on your content, attract more people to your profile, and build your following on LinkedIn. Learn how to use LinkedIn creator mode to boost your photography business with just …

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Photography collaborations – 7 reasons to embrace them and grow a successful business.

Today, I’m going to be talking about photography collaborations. I’ll give you 7 reasons to embrace them and explain how they’ll help you to grow a successful photography business. During my last post we discussed why goal setting for your photography business is so important, but today we take it …

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8 highly effective ways to set goals to success for your photography business

8 highly effective ways to set goals to success for your photography business

During this post, I am going to introduce you to 8 highly effective ways to set goals to success for your photography business.  Most photographers don’t set goals, but if you don’t have a clear and defined direction for where you want your business to go, how will you ever …

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LinkedIn for Photographers

5 Important Steps to Success on LinkedIn for Photographers

One of the most common questions photographers ask me is “How good is LinkedIn for photographers?”. Well, a simple answer to that question is, it’s pretty amazing. Using LinkedIn for photographers services, whether it be headshot photography, personal branding, wedding photography or portraiture, can produce some fantastic results, and you …

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Photography Business Plan PDF in 6 Simple Steps

Photography Business Plan Pdf When it comes to business plans for photography businesses its easy to fall into the trap of writing out a generic style business plan, the same sort of business plan you’d put together for your bank manager or if you were applying for business finance. However, …

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How to Get Your Photography Noticed

5 Inspiring Ideas – How to Get Your Photography Noticed

How to get your photography noticed Today the photography market as at the most competitive it has been in the history of the industry, so it can be hard to get yourself noticed in a sea of other photographers. The big problem is that most photographers starting out wanting to …

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3 Step Wedding Photography Client Questionnaire

Create a Wedding Photography Client Questionnaire As a photography mentor, I’ve helped many a wedding photographer successfully manage the business and marketing elements of their wedding photography. But in addition to this, I’m a wedding photographer myself too. I shot my first wedding for a friend on film in my …

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