Free Small Business Entrepreneurship Tips & Advice by Kyle Goldie

I’m Kyle! I'm an educator, husband, traveler, photographer, podcaster & Calvin & Hobbes fan since '85.

Here, you'll find a lot of free content wrapped around marketing, social media, entrepreneurship, and all the things in relation to building a creative business. So, if you want to learn more about taking your creative business to the next level, you're in the right place.

This blog might include affiliate links to third party products and I may receive a commission if you buy through my links. I want you to know I fully believe in everything I recommend - so, you're in good hands.

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Mental health is the number one thing that is overlooked by many people, not just photographers & wedding pros. And it’s more than just mindset. I’m talking here about the true MENTAL HEALTH of your inner self. Not just how you think about one thing or another. For that, just get started by reading the […]

Mental Health and why it's important for your photography or wedding business
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I get it. You want to get into online education. You know; courses, coaching, masterminds, summits, digital resources, and all that jazz. The things you see the influencers in your industry doing, and claiming it’s a great way to make passive income. Well, as an online educator myself, I’m here to shake things up (as […]

Why you shouldn't be relying on referrals
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When starting out as a wedding photographer, 99.9% of us have to everything ourselves. It’s just not in the budget to pay other people to do things for us. And when I started out, I for sure knew that first-handed. And so I did everything myself for the first 5 or 6 years of my career […]

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When you start making a bit higher income, you can easily get into a comfort zone. And with that higher level of income, it can be easy to splurge on something you’ve always wanted. Something like a new shiny car, new house or apartment, new wardrobe, new jewelry, a trip somewhere amazing, or whatever else. […]

2019 Wedding Market Case Study
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Naturally, when you’re a wedding photographer, planner, videographer, coordinator, venue owner, makeup artist…. you name it… you’re going to want to learn how to make more money in your wedding business. Right? Well, of course you are! And you shouldn’t be ashamed of it, either. It’s a very natural thing to want to make more […]

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Alright, let’s get real. Because this needs to be said. And I want you to really think hard if you have what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. Running a small business is TOUGH. It’s emotional. It’s gritty. It’s raw. It’s vulnerable. It’s a bag of shit at times. And it’s incredibly awesome at […]

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Alright, so you want to attend the best photography workshop or course you can, but you’re not sure where to start your search or how to navigate all the noise that you can find online. Believe me, I totally get it. And with everyone cranking out podcast episodes, YouTube shows, blog posts, and Instagram stories […]

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A quick review of the 3 main current CRMs for photographers & creative industry professionals – and how you can get a discount on a couple of them. (Yes, there will be affiliate links in this article, but don’t worry – any of these 3 options will be just fine for you and your business.) […]

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Let’s start out by saying this. When I started out as a photographer, I was going by the seat of my pants. I had no idea what I was doing – even though, at the time, I thought I was so smart. (HA!). Little did I know that I was overlooking the most important things […]

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In short, yes. You do. You need a privacy policy on your website because you are collecting data. Learn why, and where you can get a great one today in order to help protect yourself and your business. At the very least, you are collecting their name and email address. And if you are running […]

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