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What about paperwork?

By Strictly Business Blog

Today we hear what our photographers have to say about paperwork. (8 min, 10 sec) Proper paperwork, from estimates to invoices, is critical to your business success. We have samples on ASMP.org that can get you started, but first listen to what these guys have to say …

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BUILDING YOUR OWN TEAM – The Accountant

By Strictly Business Blog

It is that tax time again. I just met my accountant for our semi annual cup of coffee to drop off my paperwork and financial records for him to use in preparing my taxes. I can’t tell you how much of a relief it is to know that I have someone on my team. Being a photographer is a business, and although it is important to be creative with the photographs we produce, it’s not…

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TAKE A HIKE, HIT THE ROAD, GET WET!

By Strictly Business Blog

Feeling creatively stuck? Faced with a problem you just can’t solve? Instead of hunkering down and focusing all your energies on finding the right solution, try getting away from it – mentally and physically. Experts tell us that people do their best thinking when they’re walking, driving or taking a shower. As a green alternative, biking offers fast-paced scenery changes to stimulate your creativity. And if exercise doesn’t do it for you, meditation might. For…

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ASMP PROVIDES PHOTOGRAPHERS WITH FREE EDUCATION RESOURCE

By Press ReleaseNo Comments

Contact: Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director ASMP American Society of Media Photographers Phone: 215 451 2767 Email: mopsik@asmp.org Philadelphia, PA… Eugene H. Mopsik, Executive Director of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) has announced that the association has developed new education tools for the industry which are now available free of charge. All interested photographers now have access to the ASMP daily blog as well as the popular and acclaimed Strictly Business 2 series covering…

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Welcome

By Strictly Business Blog

Welcome to the ASMP Strictly Business Blog. We plan to bring you business tips, thought provoking ideas, useful resources, videos and podcasts all focused on professional photography. Our team of contributors are ASMP educators who will share posts you can enjoy with your morning coffee, on a break or a commute. Add the ASMP Strictly Business Blog to your daily routine and start focusing on your business now. We start off with a bang by…

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ASMP Statement

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Statement from American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) Suitable for Op Ed pieces and as source material: RE: Omnicom Decision to Change Photographers’ Terms & Conditions Philadelphia, PA… The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) warns photographers that Omnicom Group, the world’s largest advertising agency holding company, has changed its terms and conditions in an effort to limit their agency liability and, in so doing, transfer that liability to independent photographers and producers. We encourage…

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