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Study Photography Business Course Online; Turn Your Hobby into a Career and Make Money from Photography

Start your own Photography Business Course Online, is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to make a career out of photography.

This Photography Business Online Course contains 17 key units that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only take your photography skills to the next level, but go on to start a profitable Photography business!

You're going to need more than just great photography skills to operate your own business though, this is where the additional 9 business courses included in this package will help you out. Courses included such as Communication Strategies and Negotiation Skills will help you in your day to day dealings with clients and employees. Entrepreneurship on the other hand will help you start your business, nurture its growth and get potential new customers over the line.

Additionally you gain access to the Internet Marketing Fundamentals Course which will help you market your business on the web, increasing your maximum exposure so that you can focus on improving the quality of your work while the clients come rolling in. 

What you will learn with our Photography Business Course Online

  • Starting a Photography Business
  • Different types of photography explained
  • How to set up your photography business
  • Advanced Photographic techniques
  • How to promote your business
  • Making your business legal

How will the Photography Business Course be delivered?

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

  1. Turn your hobby into a career and make money from Photography
  2. 17 unit Start your own Photography Business Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed leading Photographers
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to Start your own Photography Business Online Course
  7. Certificate awarded with passing score for the assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Photography Business Course Online - Requirements

The Photography Business Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Photography Business Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Photography Courses

This is one of a raft of photography courses available to you through Courses for Success. Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your craft, we have the course that is right for you.

Module 1: Starting a Photography Business

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one

How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies.

  • Developing your business mindset
  • Getting your image right
  • Your Business colours
  • Business stationary
  • Bullet proofing your customers
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Customer mix
  • Unique selling position-how to sell your self
  • Emotional buying
  • Designing your customers experience
  • Customer profiling
  • Focus on marketing
  • Your hourly costs to run your business
  • Business financial advice

Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two

  • How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work.
  • We also show you how to write a detailed business plan.
  • How to set goals and achieve business success.

Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three

How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are:

  • Developing photography products
  • Photographic albums
  • Video slide shows
  • Producing books
  • Canvas Prints
  • Gift Certificates
  • Oil Portraits
  • Story board prints
  • Photo collage
  • Family portrait packages
  • This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course.
    David Oliver's website is http://www.davidoliver.com.au

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Colour management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Module 2: Business Skills Courses

Course 1 - Communications for Small Business Owners

Session 1: Course Overview

  • What Communication Is All About
  • Attributes of Good Communication
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • The Building Blocks
  • Business and Marketing Strategy
  • Components of Your Marketing Plan
  • Things to Consider
  • Three-Year Marketing Plan Sample
  • Sample Project Plan: Introduction
  • Sample Project Plan: Service Awareness and Feedback
  • Sample Project Plan: Annual Conference
  • Making Connections
  • Public Relations Plan
  • Allow Some Flexibility
  • Working on the Plan
  • Elevator Pitch and Executive Summary
  • The Executive Summary
  • Essential Elements
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step One
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Two
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Three
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Four
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Five
  • Delivery Tips
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Your Communications Plan
  • Introduction
  • Selecting Your Communications Destination
  • Identifying Audiences, Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Choosing a Communications Route
  • Types of Routes
  • Identifying Your Goal
  • Splitting up the Message
  • Making Connections
  • Establishing a Communications Vehicle
  • Setting up Media Guidelines
  • Sample Media Guidelines
  • Selecting a Spokesperson
  • Developing an Approval Process
  • Approval Process Guidelines
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part One
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part Two
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part One
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • The Five C’s of a Successful Message
  • Be Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Coherent
  • Being Coherent, Part Two
  • Being Coherent, Part Three
  • Be Concise
  • Sample E-mail
  • Revised E-mail
  • Be Complete
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Revised E-Mail
  • Be Correct
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Checking for Mistakes
  • Mistakes Happen!
  • Be Compelling
  • Compelling Copy
  • Making Connections
  • Communication Strategies
  • Setting a Goal for Each Communications Piece
  • Strengthening Your Core Message
  • Key Words and Ideas
  • Thinking MEDIA
  • Sharing Information Through Media Releases
  • Key Pieces of the Media Release
  • Media Releases
  • Drafting Your Message
  • Getting Into It
  •  Communicating Online
  • Blogging Tips and Tricks
  • Guidelines
  • Making Connections
  • Connecting Through Social Media
  • Making Connections
  • Getting on Board, Part One
  • Getting on Board, Part Two
  • Social Media Plan Worksheet: Basic Information
  • Basic Information, Part Two
  • Campaign Budget
  • Campaign Objectives
  • Competitive Analysis, Part One
  • Competitive Analysis, Part Two
  • Using Stories to Communicate
  • The Importance of Story, Part One
  • The Importance of Story, Part Two
  • Tell Me A Story
  • Polishers and Time Savers
  • Communication Fact Sheets
  • 'About Us' Fact Sheet
  • 'Elevator Pitch' Fact Sheet
  • 'Social Media Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Strategic Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Contact Lists' Fact Sheet
  • Maintaining Fact Sheets
  • Making Connections
  • Getting It Together
  • The Three R’s
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Enhancing Your Results
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Making Connections
  • Metatags
  • Getting the Best Results
  • Developing Keywords
  • Optimizing Our Results
  • Taking Your Communication Pulse
  • Using Focus Groups
  • Focusing on the Research
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Next Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Maintaining Your Message in Crisis
  • Communicating in a Crisis

Course 2 - Intrapreneurship

  • What Is Intrapreneurship?
  • Making Connections
  • Why Is Intrapreneurship Important?
  • The Growth of Intrapreneurial Culture
  • Developing Flexibility
  • Paving the Way for Success
  • History of Intrapreneurship
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • What Makes Intrapreneurs Tick?
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • Picking Your Team
  • The Intrapreneur
  • The Manager
  • Team Members
  • Sponsor
  • Senior Management
  • Making Connections
  • Are You an Intrapreneur?
  • Self-Assessment
  • Debrief
  • Considering Our Strengths
  • Important Intrapreneurial Strengths
  • Becoming an Intrapreneur
  • Building Intrapreneurial Skills
  • Avoiding Common Mistakes
  • Creating and Selling Your Ideas
  • The Intrapreneurial Process
  • The Nine Stages
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part One
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Idea One
  • Idea Two
  • Idea Three
  • Screening the Ideas
  • Questions to Anticipate
  • Sample Screening Chart
  • Selling Your Ideas
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Making Connections
  • Following Up
  • The Implementation PlanIntroduction
  • Description of Your Idea
  • People Affected by the Process or Product
  • Methods of Selling Your Product or Process
  • Financial Projections, Part One
  • Financial Projections, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • Sample Income Statement

Course 3 - Negotiating for Results

  • Defining Negotiation, Part One
  • Defining Negotiation, Part Two
  • Types of Negotiation
  • Inductive/Deductive/Mixed
  • Soft/Hard/Principled
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part One
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part Two
  • Positional Bargaining
  • Principled Negotiating
  • Principled Negotiation
  • Three Styles
  • Phases of Negotiation
  • Preparation
  • Exchanging Information
  • Bargaining
  • Commitment and Closing
  • The Successful Negotiator
  • Key Attributes
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Communication Skills: Active Listening
  • Communication Skills: Asking Questions
  • Communication Skills: Open Questions
  • Communication Skills: Closed Questions
  • Communication Skills: Probing Techniques
  • Body Language
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking, Part One
  • Creative Thinking, Part Two
  • Building Enthusiasm and Confidence
  • Preparing for Negotiation
  • Getting Started
  • Managing Your Fear
  • Growing and Improving
  • Personal Preparation
  • Your Personal Hot Buttons
  • Making Connections
  • Researching Your Side, Part One
  • Researching Your Side, Part Two
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Researching the Other Side
  • The Nuts and Bolts
  • Preparing Documentation
  • Setting the Time and Place
  • Choosing the Time
  • Other Factors
  • Case Study
  • Making the Right Impression
  • First Impressions
  • The Handshake
  • Other Points
  • Dress for Success
  • The Skill of Making Small Talk
  • Small Talk Can Suit You!
  • What Works?
  • What Doesn’t Work?
  • Getting Off to a Good Start
  • Common Ground
  • Ground Rules
  • Exchanging Information
  • Getting Started
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • The Bargaining Stage
  • Six Techniques for Success
  • Equalization
  • Building a Case
  • "It's Too Bad"
  • Wear Them Down
  • Mix It Up
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Reaching Mutual Gain
  • Getting Rid of Obstacles
  • Considering the Options
  • Key Obstacles
  • Premature Judgment
  • Searching For the Single Outcome
  • The Fixed Pie
  • Solving Their Problem is Their Problem
  • Overcoming the Obstacles
  • Moving Beyond “No”
  • Getting Past No
  • Breaking the Impasse
  • Getting to Yes
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Defusing the Bomb
  • Stonewalling
  • Attacking
  • Dishonesty
  • Choosing Your Response
  • Tips for Defusing Negative People
  • Moving from Bargaining to Closing
  • Knowing When to Close
  • A Three-Step Process
  • Things to Avoid
  • Formal vs. Informal Agreements
  • Solution Types

Course 4 - Personal Brand: Maximizing Personal Impact

 

  • Importance of a Personal Brand
  • Whats in a Brand?
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Defining Success
  • Making Connections
  • Your Personal Brand
  • Brand Elements
  • Making Connections
  • Your Brand Approach to Others
  • Brand Style Assessment
  • Scoring Overview
  • Brand Assessment Matrix
  • Understanding Styles
  • The Pragmatic Style
  • The Enthusiastic Style
  • The Accommodating Style
  • The Detailed Style
  • Looking at the Outside
  • Dress for Success
  • Business Etiquette
  • How You Sound
  • Things to Consider
  • Looking at the Inside
  • Getting Focused
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Improving Your Concentration
  • Developing Confidence
  • Pretend Youre Confident
  • When Your Positive Self-Talk Doesnt Listen
  • Make Eye Contact
  • Dance
  • Know Your Stuff
  • Rehearse
  • Pep Talks Work
  • Read Inspiring Biographies and Autobiographies
  • Be Thankful
  • Push Yourself to Accomplish Short-Term Goals
  • Do Something for Yourself Every Week
  • Four Steps for Success
  • Making Connections
  • Setting Goals
  • What Do You Want?
  • Asking Effectively
  • Go For It!
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • SPIRIT
  • Getting Some SPIRIT
  • Being Flexible and Resilient
  • Networking for Success
  • Getting Out There
  • Communication Strategies
  • What is Said and What is Heard
  • Communication Situations
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Listening Assessment
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Building Your Credibility
  • Defining Credibility
  • Brand You
  • Defining Your Brand
  • Designing My Brand
  • Living Your Brand
  • Getting Started
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Tips for Getting Started
  • Managing Your Social Media Presence
  • Understanding Social Media
  • Making the Most of Social Media
  • Having Influence
  • Persuasion Techniques
  • Persuasion
  • Ten Ways to Persuade
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Expressing Your No
  • The Persistent Response
  • Guidelines for Saying No
  • Dealing with Challenging People
  • Getting to the Heart of the Problem
  • Whats Missing?
  • The Three Fs
  • Facts
  • Frequency
  • Frustrated Relationship
  • Types of Difficult People
  • Presentations and Meetings

Course 5 - Marketing and Sales

  • What is Marketing? What is Sales?
  • The Best Marketing
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Recognizing Trends
  • Trends and Fads
  • Making Connections
  • Doing Market Research
  • Why Research is Important
  • The Ten Questions
  • The Cyclical Nature of Business
  • Primary Research
  • Primary Research, Part Two
  • Secondary Research
  • Strategies for Success
  • Top Ten Strategies for Success
  • Identifying the Strategies
  • Strategy Descriptions
  • Analyzing the Strategies
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part One)
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part Two)
  • Mission Statements
  • The Personal Touch
  • Mission Statement
  • Sample Mission Statements
  • A Personal Mission Statement
  • Brochures
  • Making Connections
  • Trade Shows
  • Why Attend a Trade Show?
  • Preparing for a Trade Show
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • The Ps of Marketing
  • Bringing it All Together
  • Bringing it All Together, Part Two
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Sample SWOT
  • A Simple Marketing Plan for Small Budgets
  • The Big Marketing Budget
  • Increasing Business
  • The Basic Formulas
  • Making Connections
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Making Connections
  • Advertising Myths
  • Advertising Myths
  • Creating Desire
  • Networking Tips

Course 6 - Basic Internet Marketing

  • What it Looks Like
  • What is Internet MArketing
  • Sample Site Structure
  • Making Connections
  • Popular Strategies
  • Web Design and Development
  • Affiliate Programs
  • E-mail Marketing
  • Using Social Media
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Creating an Internet Marketing Plan
  • Leveraging What You Already Have
  • The Marketing Cycle
  • Making Our Way through the Marketing Process
  • Stage Two: Analyzing the Competition and Yourself
  • Stage Three: Analyzing Distribution Channels
  • Stage Four: Creating a Marketing Plan
  • Stages Five and Six: Implement, Evaluate, Review, and Revise
  • Extending Your Influence
  • Sharing Messages
  • Understanding Community
  • Making Connections
  • Making it Real
  • Making it Real
  • E-mail Marketing
  • You Can Do It!
  • A Cautionary Note
  • Using a Distribution Service
  • Getting Your Message Out
  • Distribution Services, Part Two
  • Keep it Rich
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • What is SEO?
  • Understanding Search
  • Natural and Organic Searches
  • Paid Searches
  • What is a URL?
  • About Pinging
  • The Search Engines
  • Bing
  • Yahoo
  • Google
  • Alternative Search
  • Making Connections
  • Optimizing Keywords
  • Keywords, Search Terms, and Tags
  • Metatags
  • Source Code Sample
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Connections
  • Working With Others
  • Making Connections
  • Monitoring Search Engine Ranking
  • Improving Traffic
  • Advertising Online

Course 7 - Public Relations Boot Camp

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • Building Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  • Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • Controlling Your Reactions
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Closing Techniques: Thank You Notes
  • 15 Sales Closing Success Tips
  • The Fifteen Activities
  • Selecting One Activity
  • Sell It To Me - Introduction and Demonstration
  • Sell It To Me - Objections and Requests
  • Sell It To Me - Closing and Other Points

Course 8 - Overcoming Objections to Nail the Sale

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  •  Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • : Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • Pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Closing Techniques: Thank You Notes
  • 15 Sales Closing Success Tips
  • The Fifteen Activities
  • Selecting One Activity
  • Sell It To Me - Introduction and Demonstration
  • Sell It To Me - Objections and Requests
  • Sell It To Me - Closing and Other Points

Course 9 - Body Language: Reading Body Language as a Sales Tool

  • Making the Grade
  • Looking into Ourselves
  • Give Me Some Space!
  • Space Issues
  • What’s Your Face Saying?
  • Smiles Say It All
  • Head Games
  • Micro Expressions
  • Tips to Try
  • The Eyes Have It
  • The Eyesbrows Have It Too
  • What’s Your Body Saying?
  • Speaking with Your Hands
  • The Truth Plane
  • Tip
  • Getting a Leg Up
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Review
  • Who Looks Really Engaged?
  • Who Looks Tired?
  • Who Looks Rushed?
  • Who Looks Neutral?
  • Putting it Together
  • Mirroring and Leading
  • Creating Relationships
  • Introduction
  • Matching and Mirroring
  • Pacing
  • Scenario One
  • Scenario Two
  • Leading
  • Monitoring Your Posture
  • Looking at Your Posture
  • Working on Your Posture
  •  Dressing Up
  • What Should I Wear?
  • Shoes
  • Sleeve Length
  • Observe
  • Buttons
  • Ironing
  • Shaking Hands
  • Introduction
  • Degree of Firmness
  • Dryness of Hand
  • Depth of Grip
  • Duration of Grip
  • Eye Contact
  • Notes
  • How Are You Doing?
  • Making Connections

Unlimited Tutor Support

  • 12 months tutor support
  • Email student support with any questions you have about the course
  • Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entrY

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

 

Customer Reviews

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Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

5 July 2020 04:37:42 PM

Great Course, Thanks

21 May 2019 12:23:06 PM

Amazing course! Learned so much!!

21 May 2019 11:03:50 AM

I have enjoyed the course and learnt a lot of things that I was not aware of.
It was very easy to understand, explained in details.
Thank you very much I am sure because of this course I will be taking much better quality photographs. Can't wait to practice on my beautiful daughters.

Kind regards

5 February 2019 06:13:27 AM

Very informative and easy to follow.

14 January 2019 07:51:29 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

14 January 2019 07:44:13 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

25 September 2018 12:39:01 PM

I really enjoyed this course, i started the course when i was doing photography as a hobby with the hope of making it my business and I now have my own Newborn Photography business with my own natural light studio at my house and i absolutely LOVE IT !! Thank you !

11 August 2018 03:51:40 PM

Very helpfull and guided well.
Many regards

8 August 2018 03:19:43 AM

LOVED THE COURSE

6 August 2018 03:09:39 PM

Very flexible course, no time limit removed pressure from balancing life, work etc as well as study.

27 July 2018 10:27:35 AM

Great, concise course with lots of essential information for those developing a career in photography!

17 July 2018 10:11:28 PM

Excellent. Easy to follow and understand, very helpful and informative.

5 July 2018 06:50:05 AM

Great course and a great tutor. The course is paced accordingly so you can pick up all the information you need to learn the skills you need to become proficient in the photography and build on the skills you have learned.

1 June 2018 12:27:02 PM

Very informative. Highly recommend it.

8 February 2018 09:51:03 AM

Good course, loved the clear instructions and guidance and ease of use

27 January 2018 12:32:46 PM

Awesome course!

19 July 2019 08:52:11 PM

Wow, a very well planned informative course, that teaches you everything you need to know in taking professional-looking photos to the point of how to go about setting up your own business. The best thing about the course you can log on and off when you see fit and be able to complete at your own pace. Thank you

13 April 2019 10:10:45 AM

this course had a lot of information in such short modules and really helped my understand

12 May 2018 12:13:43 PM

Amazing Tips

10 April 2020 11:45:52 PM

It was a good training and I enjoyed it

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About this Course

Study Photography Business Course Online; Turn Your Hobby into a Career and Make Money from Photography

Start your own Photography Business Course Online, is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to make a career out of photography.

This Photography Business Online Course contains 17 key units that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to not only take your photography skills to the next level, but go on to start a profitable Photography business!

You're going to need more than just great photography skills to operate your own business though, this is where the additional 9 business courses included in this package will help you out. Courses included such as Communication Strategies and Negotiation Skills will help you in your day to day dealings with clients and employees. Entrepreneurship on the other hand will help you start your business, nurture its growth and get potential new customers over the line.

Additionally you gain access to the Internet Marketing Fundamentals Course which will help you market your business on the web, increasing your maximum exposure so that you can focus on improving the quality of your work while the clients come rolling in. 

What you will learn with our Photography Business Course Online

  • Starting a Photography Business
  • Different types of photography explained
  • How to set up your photography business
  • Advanced Photographic techniques
  • How to promote your business
  • Making your business legal

How will the Photography Business Course be delivered?

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

  1. Turn your hobby into a career and make money from Photography
  2. 17 unit Start your own Photography Business Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed leading Photographers
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to Start your own Photography Business Online Course
  7. Certificate awarded with passing score for the assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Photography Business Course Online - Requirements

The Photography Business Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Photography Business Course
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Photography Courses

This is one of a raft of photography courses available to you through Courses for Success. Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your craft, we have the course that is right for you.

Module 1: Starting a Photography Business

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Unit 6: Marketing masterclass session one

How to market yourself professionally. We go into great detail on how you can catapult your business growth by explaining a number of successful strategies.

  • Developing your business mindset
  • Getting your image right
  • Your Business colours
  • Business stationary
  • Bullet proofing your customers
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Customer mix
  • Unique selling position-how to sell your self
  • Emotional buying
  • Designing your customers experience
  • Customer profiling
  • Focus on marketing
  • Your hourly costs to run your business
  • Business financial advice

Unit 7: Marketing masterclass session two

  • How to write hypnotic sales copy. We also go over in great detail how to develop yellow pages ads that work.
  • We also show you how to write a detailed business plan.
  • How to set goals and achieve business success.

Unit 8: Marketing masterclass session three

How to create your own products so you can make money from Digital Photography. Some of the topics covered are:

  • Developing photography products
  • Photographic albums
  • Video slide shows
  • Producing books
  • Canvas Prints
  • Gift Certificates
  • Oil Portraits
  • Story board prints
  • Photo collage
  • Family portrait packages
  • This video also includes an interview with David Oliver a Master Photographer (one of only 5 in the world) He shares his insights, experience and what it takes to be a successful photographer, this is one of the most interesting and important interviews in the whole course.
    David Oliver's website is http://www.davidoliver.com.au

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Colour management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Module 2: Business Skills Courses

Course 1 - Communications for Small Business Owners

Session 1: Course Overview

  • What Communication Is All About
  • Attributes of Good Communication
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • The Building Blocks
  • Business and Marketing Strategy
  • Components of Your Marketing Plan
  • Things to Consider
  • Three-Year Marketing Plan Sample
  • Sample Project Plan: Introduction
  • Sample Project Plan: Service Awareness and Feedback
  • Sample Project Plan: Annual Conference
  • Making Connections
  • Public Relations Plan
  • Allow Some Flexibility
  • Working on the Plan
  • Elevator Pitch and Executive Summary
  • The Executive Summary
  • Essential Elements
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step One
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Two
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Three
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Four
  • Developing Your Pitch: Step Five
  • Delivery Tips
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Your Communications Plan
  • Introduction
  • Selecting Your Communications Destination
  • Identifying Audiences, Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Choosing a Communications Route
  • Types of Routes
  • Identifying Your Goal
  • Splitting up the Message
  • Making Connections
  • Establishing a Communications Vehicle
  • Setting up Media Guidelines
  • Sample Media Guidelines
  • Selecting a Spokesperson
  • Developing an Approval Process
  • Approval Process Guidelines
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part One
  • Defining Inbound and Outbound Marketing, Part Two
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part One
  • The Reasons for Inbound Marketing, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • The Five C’s of a Successful Message
  • Be Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Clear
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Being Coherent
  • Being Coherent, Part Two
  • Being Coherent, Part Three
  • Be Concise
  • Sample E-mail
  • Revised E-mail
  • Be Complete
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Revised E-Mail
  • Be Correct
  • Sample E-Mail
  • Checking for Mistakes
  • Mistakes Happen!
  • Be Compelling
  • Compelling Copy
  • Making Connections
  • Communication Strategies
  • Setting a Goal for Each Communications Piece
  • Strengthening Your Core Message
  • Key Words and Ideas
  • Thinking MEDIA
  • Sharing Information Through Media Releases
  • Key Pieces of the Media Release
  • Media Releases
  • Drafting Your Message
  • Getting Into It
  •  Communicating Online
  • Blogging Tips and Tricks
  • Guidelines
  • Making Connections
  • Connecting Through Social Media
  • Making Connections
  • Getting on Board, Part One
  • Getting on Board, Part Two
  • Social Media Plan Worksheet: Basic Information
  • Basic Information, Part Two
  • Campaign Budget
  • Campaign Objectives
  • Competitive Analysis, Part One
  • Competitive Analysis, Part Two
  • Using Stories to Communicate
  • The Importance of Story, Part One
  • The Importance of Story, Part Two
  • Tell Me A Story
  • Polishers and Time Savers
  • Communication Fact Sheets
  • 'About Us' Fact Sheet
  • 'Elevator Pitch' Fact Sheet
  • 'Social Media Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Strategic Summary' Fact Sheet
  • 'Contact Lists' Fact Sheet
  • Maintaining Fact Sheets
  • Making Connections
  • Getting It Together
  • The Three R’s
  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
  • Enhancing Your Results
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Making Connections
  • Metatags
  • Getting the Best Results
  • Developing Keywords
  • Optimizing Our Results
  • Taking Your Communication Pulse
  • Using Focus Groups
  • Focusing on the Research
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Next Steps
  • Making Connections
  • Maintaining Your Message in Crisis
  • Communicating in a Crisis

Course 2 - Intrapreneurship

  • What Is Intrapreneurship?
  • Making Connections
  • Why Is Intrapreneurship Important?
  • The Growth of Intrapreneurial Culture
  • Developing Flexibility
  • Paving the Way for Success
  • History of Intrapreneurship
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • What Makes Intrapreneurs Tick?
  • Making Connections
  • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs
  • Picking Your Team
  • The Intrapreneur
  • The Manager
  • Team Members
  • Sponsor
  • Senior Management
  • Making Connections
  • Are You an Intrapreneur?
  • Self-Assessment
  • Debrief
  • Considering Our Strengths
  • Important Intrapreneurial Strengths
  • Becoming an Intrapreneur
  • Building Intrapreneurial Skills
  • Avoiding Common Mistakes
  • Creating and Selling Your Ideas
  • The Intrapreneurial Process
  • The Nine Stages
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part One
  • How Do I Know If I Have a Good Idea? Part Two
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Idea One
  • Idea Two
  • Idea Three
  • Screening the Ideas
  • Questions to Anticipate
  • Sample Screening Chart
  • Selling Your Ideas
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Making Connections
  • Following Up
  • The Implementation PlanIntroduction
  • Description of Your Idea
  • People Affected by the Process or Product
  • Methods of Selling Your Product or Process
  • Financial Projections, Part One
  • Financial Projections, Part Two
  • Making Connections
  • Sample Income Statement

Course 3 - Negotiating for Results

  • Defining Negotiation, Part One
  • Defining Negotiation, Part Two
  • Types of Negotiation
  • Inductive/Deductive/Mixed
  • Soft/Hard/Principled
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part One
  • Non-Negotiable Positions vs. Options, Part Two
  • Positional Bargaining
  • Principled Negotiating
  • Principled Negotiation
  • Three Styles
  • Phases of Negotiation
  • Preparation
  • Exchanging Information
  • Bargaining
  • Commitment and Closing
  • The Successful Negotiator
  • Key Attributes
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Communication Skills: Active Listening
  • Communication Skills: Asking Questions
  • Communication Skills: Open Questions
  • Communication Skills: Closed Questions
  • Communication Skills: Probing Techniques
  • Body Language
  • Problem Solving
  • Creative Thinking, Part One
  • Creative Thinking, Part Two
  • Building Enthusiasm and Confidence
  • Preparing for Negotiation
  • Getting Started
  • Managing Your Fear
  • Growing and Improving
  • Personal Preparation
  • Your Personal Hot Buttons
  • Making Connections
  • Researching Your Side, Part One
  • Researching Your Side, Part Two
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Researching the Other Side
  • The Nuts and Bolts
  • Preparing Documentation
  • Setting the Time and Place
  • Choosing the Time
  • Other Factors
  • Case Study
  • Making the Right Impression
  • First Impressions
  • The Handshake
  • Other Points
  • Dress for Success
  • The Skill of Making Small Talk
  • Small Talk Can Suit You!
  • What Works?
  • What Doesn’t Work?
  • Getting Off to a Good Start
  • Common Ground
  • Ground Rules
  • Exchanging Information
  • Getting Started
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • The Bargaining Stage
  • Six Techniques for Success
  • Equalization
  • Building a Case
  • "It's Too Bad"
  • Wear Them Down
  • Mix It Up
  • Bridge the Gap
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Reaching Mutual Gain
  • Getting Rid of Obstacles
  • Considering the Options
  • Key Obstacles
  • Premature Judgment
  • Searching For the Single Outcome
  • The Fixed Pie
  • Solving Their Problem is Their Problem
  • Overcoming the Obstacles
  • Moving Beyond “No”
  • Getting Past No
  • Breaking the Impasse
  • Getting to Yes
  • Dealing with Negative Emotions
  • Defusing the Bomb
  • Stonewalling
  • Attacking
  • Dishonesty
  • Choosing Your Response
  • Tips for Defusing Negative People
  • Moving from Bargaining to Closing
  • Knowing When to Close
  • A Three-Step Process
  • Things to Avoid
  • Formal vs. Informal Agreements
  • Solution Types

Course 4 - Personal Brand: Maximizing Personal Impact

 

  • Importance of a Personal Brand
  • Whats in a Brand?
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Defining Success
  • Making Connections
  • Your Personal Brand
  • Brand Elements
  • Making Connections
  • Your Brand Approach to Others
  • Brand Style Assessment
  • Scoring Overview
  • Brand Assessment Matrix
  • Understanding Styles
  • The Pragmatic Style
  • The Enthusiastic Style
  • The Accommodating Style
  • The Detailed Style
  • Looking at the Outside
  • Dress for Success
  • Business Etiquette
  • How You Sound
  • Things to Consider
  • Looking at the Inside
  • Getting Focused
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Improving Your Concentration
  • Developing Confidence
  • Pretend Youre Confident
  • When Your Positive Self-Talk Doesnt Listen
  • Make Eye Contact
  • Dance
  • Know Your Stuff
  • Rehearse
  • Pep Talks Work
  • Read Inspiring Biographies and Autobiographies
  • Be Thankful
  • Push Yourself to Accomplish Short-Term Goals
  • Do Something for Yourself Every Week
  • Four Steps for Success
  • Making Connections
  • Setting Goals
  • What Do You Want?
  • Asking Effectively
  • Go For It!
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • SPIRIT
  • Getting Some SPIRIT
  • Being Flexible and Resilient
  • Networking for Success
  • Getting Out There
  • Communication Strategies
  • What is Said and What is Heard
  • Communication Situations
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Listening Assessment
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Building Your Credibility
  • Defining Credibility
  • Brand You
  • Defining Your Brand
  • Designing My Brand
  • Living Your Brand
  • Getting Started
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Tips for Getting Started
  • Managing Your Social Media Presence
  • Understanding Social Media
  • Making the Most of Social Media
  • Having Influence
  • Persuasion Techniques
  • Persuasion
  • Ten Ways to Persuade
  • Negotiation Techniques
  • Expressing Your No
  • The Persistent Response
  • Guidelines for Saying No
  • Dealing with Challenging People
  • Getting to the Heart of the Problem
  • Whats Missing?
  • The Three Fs
  • Facts
  • Frequency
  • Frustrated Relationship
  • Types of Difficult People
  • Presentations and Meetings

Course 5 - Marketing and Sales

  • What is Marketing? What is Sales?
  • The Best Marketing
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Recognizing Trends
  • Trends and Fads
  • Making Connections
  • Doing Market Research
  • Why Research is Important
  • The Ten Questions
  • The Cyclical Nature of Business
  • Primary Research
  • Primary Research, Part Two
  • Secondary Research
  • Strategies for Success
  • Top Ten Strategies for Success
  • Identifying the Strategies
  • Strategy Descriptions
  • Analyzing the Strategies
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part One)
  • Identifying Opportunities (Part Two)
  • Mission Statements
  • The Personal Touch
  • Mission Statement
  • Sample Mission Statements
  • A Personal Mission Statement
  • Brochures
  • Making Connections
  • Trade Shows
  • Why Attend a Trade Show?
  • Preparing for a Trade Show
  • Developing a Marketing Plan
  • The Ps of Marketing
  • Bringing it All Together
  • Bringing it All Together, Part Two
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Sample SWOT
  • A Simple Marketing Plan for Small Budgets
  • The Big Marketing Budget
  • Increasing Business
  • The Basic Formulas
  • Making Connections
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Saying No to New Business
  • Making Connections
  • Advertising Myths
  • Advertising Myths
  • Creating Desire
  • Networking Tips

Course 6 - Basic Internet Marketing

  • What it Looks Like
  • What is Internet MArketing
  • Sample Site Structure
  • Making Connections
  • Popular Strategies
  • Web Design and Development
  • Affiliate Programs
  • E-mail Marketing
  • Using Social Media
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Creating an Internet Marketing Plan
  • Leveraging What You Already Have
  • The Marketing Cycle
  • Making Our Way through the Marketing Process
  • Stage Two: Analyzing the Competition and Yourself
  • Stage Three: Analyzing Distribution Channels
  • Stage Four: Creating a Marketing Plan
  • Stages Five and Six: Implement, Evaluate, Review, and Revise
  • Extending Your Influence
  • Sharing Messages
  • Understanding Community
  • Making Connections
  • Making it Real
  • Making it Real
  • E-mail Marketing
  • You Can Do It!
  • A Cautionary Note
  • Using a Distribution Service
  • Getting Your Message Out
  • Distribution Services, Part Two
  • Keep it Rich
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • What is SEO?
  • Understanding Search
  • Natural and Organic Searches
  • Paid Searches
  • What is a URL?
  • About Pinging
  • The Search Engines
  • Bing
  • Yahoo
  • Google
  • Alternative Search
  • Making Connections
  • Optimizing Keywords
  • Keywords, Search Terms, and Tags
  • Metatags
  • Source Code Sample
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Connections
  • Working With Others
  • Making Connections
  • Monitoring Search Engine Ranking
  • Improving Traffic
  • Advertising Online

Course 7 - Public Relations Boot Camp

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • Building Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  • Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • Controlling Your Reactions
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Closing Techniques: Thank You Notes
  • 15 Sales Closing Success Tips
  • The Fifteen Activities
  • Selecting One Activity
  • Sell It To Me - Introduction and Demonstration
  • Sell It To Me - Objections and Requests
  • Sell It To Me - Closing and Other Points

Course 8 - Overcoming Objections to Nail the Sale

  • Establishing Your Credibility
  • First Impressions
  • Belief and Credibility
  • Your Competition
  • Setting Yourself Apart
  • Your Competitors
  • Your Products and Services
  • Identifying Your USP
  • Critical Communication Skills
  • Being an Excellent Communicator
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Listening for Accuracy
  • Powerful Questions
  • Closed vs. Open Questions
  • Discussing Open Questions
  • Asking Good Questions
  • Clarifying Questions
  • Listening and Questioning
  • Observation Skills
  • Looking For Clues
  • Checklist for Success
  • Body Movements
  • Facial Expressions
  • Grooming
  • Posture
  • Reading People
  • Some Light Reading
  •  Handling Customer Complaints
  • Find Complaints and Fix Them
  • Self-Analysis - Calling Your Clients
  • Self-Analysis - Fixing Complaints
  • Handling Complaints
  • Overcoming Objections
  • What are Objections?
  • Attitude Check!
  • Keep Your Brain in Check!
  • : Handling Objections
  • Universal Strategies
  • Example Interaction
  • Specific Strategies 1 to 3
  • Specific Strategies 4 to 6
  • Specific Strategies 7 to 9
  • Using the Strategies
  • Pricing Issues
  • Handling Pricing Objections
  • Managing the Objections
  • Four Factors That Stay the Same
  • How You Handle the Issues
  • How Can Teamwork Help Me?
  • Understanding the Value of Teamwork
  • Making the Team
  • Buying Signals
  • Signals to Watch For
  • Noticing Signals
  • Making the Play
  • Closing the Sale
  • Creating a Custom Toolbox
  • Strategies to Try
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Closing Techniques: Thank You Notes
  • 15 Sales Closing Success Tips
  • The Fifteen Activities
  • Selecting One Activity
  • Sell It To Me - Introduction and Demonstration
  • Sell It To Me - Objections and Requests
  • Sell It To Me - Closing and Other Points

Course 9 - Body Language: Reading Body Language as a Sales Tool

  • Making the Grade
  • Looking into Ourselves
  • Give Me Some Space!
  • Space Issues
  • What’s Your Face Saying?
  • Smiles Say It All
  • Head Games
  • Micro Expressions
  • Tips to Try
  • The Eyes Have It
  • The Eyesbrows Have It Too
  • What’s Your Body Saying?
  • Speaking with Your Hands
  • The Truth Plane
  • Tip
  • Getting a Leg Up
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Review
  • Who Looks Really Engaged?
  • Who Looks Tired?
  • Who Looks Rushed?
  • Who Looks Neutral?
  • Putting it Together
  • Mirroring and Leading
  • Creating Relationships
  • Introduction
  • Matching and Mirroring
  • Pacing
  • Scenario One
  • Scenario Two
  • Leading
  • Monitoring Your Posture
  • Looking at Your Posture
  • Working on Your Posture
  •  Dressing Up
  • What Should I Wear?
  • Shoes
  • Sleeve Length
  • Observe
  • Buttons
  • Ironing
  • Shaking Hands
  • Introduction
  • Degree of Firmness
  • Dryness of Hand
  • Depth of Grip
  • Duration of Grip
  • Eye Contact
  • Notes
  • How Are You Doing?
  • Making Connections

Unlimited Tutor Support

  • 12 months tutor support
  • Email student support with any questions you have about the course
  • Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Open entrY

Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

 

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5 July 2020 04:37:42 PM

Great Course, Thanks

21 May 2019 12:23:06 PM

Amazing course! Learned so much!!

21 May 2019 11:03:50 AM

I have enjoyed the course and learnt a lot of things that I was not aware of.
It was very easy to understand, explained in details.
Thank you very much I am sure because of this course I will be taking much better quality photographs. Can't wait to practice on my beautiful daughters.

Kind regards

5 February 2019 06:13:27 AM

Very informative and easy to follow.

14 January 2019 07:51:29 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

14 January 2019 07:44:13 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

25 September 2018 12:39:01 PM

I really enjoyed this course, i started the course when i was doing photography as a hobby with the hope of making it my business and I now have my own Newborn Photography business with my own natural light studio at my house and i absolutely LOVE IT !! Thank you !

11 August 2018 03:51:40 PM

Very helpfull and guided well.
Many regards

8 August 2018 03:19:43 AM

LOVED THE COURSE

6 August 2018 03:09:39 PM

Very flexible course, no time limit removed pressure from balancing life, work etc as well as study.

27 July 2018 10:27:35 AM

Great, concise course with lots of essential information for those developing a career in photography!

17 July 2018 10:11:28 PM

Excellent. Easy to follow and understand, very helpful and informative.

5 July 2018 06:50:05 AM

Great course and a great tutor. The course is paced accordingly so you can pick up all the information you need to learn the skills you need to become proficient in the photography and build on the skills you have learned.

1 June 2018 12:27:02 PM

Very informative. Highly recommend it.

8 February 2018 09:51:03 AM

Good course, loved the clear instructions and guidance and ease of use

27 January 2018 12:32:46 PM

Awesome course!

19 July 2019 08:52:11 PM

Wow, a very well planned informative course, that teaches you everything you need to know in taking professional-looking photos to the point of how to go about setting up your own business. The best thing about the course you can log on and off when you see fit and be able to complete at your own pace. Thank you

13 April 2019 10:10:45 AM

this course had a lot of information in such short modules and really helped my understand

12 May 2018 12:13:43 PM

Amazing Tips

10 April 2020 11:45:52 PM

It was a good training and I enjoyed it

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Course ID: CFSSOPBOC
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