1. Register a Business name
  2. A Legal Entity….Business structure…Sole Trader, Company, Partnership etc
  3. A Website
  4. An Accountant to advise on tax, funding for retirement etc.
  5. A Professional email address eg not Gmail.
  6. A simple Business Plan containing your financial goals.
  7. A structured Price List with suitable products.
  8. Photography equipment Insurance, depending on the total value of the equipment.
  9. A Logo to give your business a professional look and trust.
  10. A Business Facebook page to allow you to do Facebook advertising. 
  11. Public Liability to protect yourself and your business from accident or injury to clients. 
  12. Electronic Point of Sale facility, like Square, to take credit and debit card payments, live and over the phone.
  13. Get a Calendar set up like Calendly.
  14. Get landing page Software like Jotform.
  15. Invest in a CRM like Tave, Light Blue, Studio Ninja, or Sprout Studio.
  16. Email marketing software like Mailchimp for email campaigns.
  17. A business Credit Card to pay business expenses.
  18. Accounting Software like MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks.
  19. A Marketing Plan and Strategy.
  20. A Coach or Mentor to guide you into building a Solid Business Foundation

photography business coach Bernie Griffiths has had over 40 years of experience in proven, profitable, photography business solutions.