Studio Management Services
Here to Help: Studio Management Services (SMS)
Our business experts and mentors provide support and guidance to hundreds of PPA members each year, and our goal is simple: We want to help you build a more profitable photography business.
Ask Us Anything
As a PPA member, you can always Ask SMS when you need help or advice. We’re here for you, and as with everything in PPA, your success is our business.
One-of-a-Kind Business Services & Education
PPA’s Studio Management Services (SMS) team consists of PPA staff and successful photographers who are willing to share their expertise in financial management, business development strategies, marketing, pricing and sales.
Together, we provide dedicated one-on-one consultation and support services and small-group workshops. All designed specifically for photography businesses and studios, of course!
Getting Down to Business and How SMS Can Build Your Photo Business:
- At Your Service: Consultations
Let us team your studio with an experienced mentor and PPA staff accountant to evaluate your business and help you develop a financial plan. They can also provide quarterly consultations and ongoing reviews to fine-tune your business management, marketing, pricing and selling strategies.
Both quarterly support and one-time consultations are available.
- Educate Yourself: Business Workshops
Our Business Breakthroughs Workshop was created specifically for established studios. You get the benefit of a small-group learning experience and one-on-one consultations with a business mentor and a PPA staff accountant.
Our Business Basics Workshop was designed for the new kid on the block. Put simply, this workshop is meant to help new and emerging studios get on track, with a focus on business essentials specific to photographers.
See what SMS clients have to say: