Lori Nordstrom

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M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Lori Nordstrom, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, owns a boutique studio specializing in children and family portraits located in the picturesque town of Winterset, Iowa . Lori began her career photographing her own kids in her backyard over 15 years ago, and is now known not only for her simple and sweet portraits of children, but as a leader in the photography industry in the areas of business, marketing and sales.  Lori is a PPA approved business instructor and marketing consultant for Studio Management Services. Sharing with other photographers and small business owners is one of the things she most enjoys. In 2009 Lori started Photo Talk Forum, an online community of photographers working together to grow their businesses.
Lori has always had a heart for children and believes in giving back.  She has run a successful fundraising campaign for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) for 10 years.  Her work for LLS has been featured in magazines and on television and as part of Oprahs Big Give in 2008.  In 2011 Lori began her own non-profit organization, Dando Amor which focuses on helping orphaned children in Ecuador.  Photographer Travis Gugleman and Lori have been taking groups of photographers to Ecuador to fundraise and work with the children.  Lori and Travis hit their goal of raising $100,000 the first year of Dando Amor existence.  You can find out more about going to Ecuador or making a donation at www.dandoamor.org
Lori has earned several Kodak Gallery, Fuji Masterpiece, and PPA Loan Collection awards for her images and storybooks.  See more of Lori's work at www.nordstromphoto.com.

Lori's Courses

  • Charitable Marketing Strategies

    Instructors: Lori Nordstrom
    Video: Whether your motivation is sowing good seeds, creating good Karma or developing good relationships, involvement in charitable organizations is good for the soul…and for your business. But before you over-commit your time and money, develop a plan. In good works, just like good business, there should be method to the madness!
  • Creating an Effective Price List

    Instructors: Lori Nordstrom
    Video: For some photographers, creating a price list is like throwing spaghetti on the wall and seeing what sticks. That process, however, leaves you with inaccurate prices and messy walls! So take a smarter approach and watch this video class where instructor Lori Nordstrom walks you through creating a price list that works for you and your business.
  • Handling the Inquiry

    Instructors: Lori Nordstrom
    Video: What do you say the first time a prospect calls or contacts you? For real, what do you tell them? What message does your studio convey? Are your clients right for YOU? After Handling the Inquiry, you’ll skillfully and expertly answer these questions and more!
  • Marketing for the Holidays: Cash in This Christmas

    Instructors: Lori Nordstrom
    Webinar: Ever feel like you're working to make everyone else's holidays merry, while your own family time suffers? Learn about seasonal promotions and product ideas, and start to plan those promotions now! Lori will help you set deadlines and put a system in place for generating the extra income the holidays have to offer without sacrificing precious family time.
  • Promotions for Maternity, Babies and Children

    Instructors: Lori Nordstrom
    Video: Lori Nordstrom will help you take your existing maternity and baby marketing to the next level for even more success! You'll learn that in this type of marketing you know best, you don't have to break the bank, and the devil is in the details! Join Lori and take your marketing education and idea bank up a notch.
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