Posts by Molly Connor

We get it: workflows make you anxious. Help has arrived!

We hear it time and time again: the number one obstacle to getting started with any studio management software seems to be that WORKFLOWS take too much time and feel overwhelming. Iris Works has made it easy! Here are a few steps to take you through the process… complete with a BONUS OFFER for you…

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How to make blogging a little less painful.

Oh, the ever-daunting task of BLOGGING. Of course, it’s critical. After all, it’s how photographers showcase their work. The trick is to figure out how can we make it a little less painful? Here’s how: Schedule time. As small business owners, we have 394 balls in the air at all times. So, if something needs…

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IRIS + RACHEL VANOVEN :: THE COLLECTIVE

If you follow the work of the amazing Rachel Vanoven (@rachelvanovenphotography), you already know that she is the gold-standard when it comes to portrait photography. Rachel first started taking photographs in the spring of 2008 with a Craigslist ad for a $50 session with a CD of images. Eleven years and tens of thousands of…

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Our partnership with Fundy can help you get paid faster!

We are so excited to partner with Fundy Designer, an all-in-one design and sales suite for professional photographers. One of the most popular IPS tools within Fundy has been the ability to create a custom client order. And now, Fundy has added the ability to export the information from that custom order and upload it…

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Resolutions: four easy ways to rock 2019.

Ah, the old resolution game. But for real… why not use the calendar turn to make some simple tweaks to help your business be even better in 2019? A few quick adjustments may be just what you need to have your best year yet. Here are four: (Re)connect with vendors. Who do you want to work…

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Making the jump to newborn photography.

Newborn photography is an always-growing market within our industry and it definitely requires a certain skill set to ensure a great experience for the babies and their new parents! If you are a new photographer wanting to jump into this genre of photography, here are a few things to think about as you get started:…

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Four ways to get your photography business started.

“I’m going to start a photography business.” If someone tells you that it’s going to be easy, don’t believe them. It’s not easy. It’s not glamorous. It’s hard work. But if you do it correctly—it’s so worth it. But you’re going to rock it. And we’re here to help. Here are four ways to get…

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