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6 Ways to Build Your Studio’s Business Through Networking!
Bruce Hudson M.Photog.Cr. & Josh Hudson
Networking your business is both an art and science. Most studio owners feel that joining a Chamber of Commerce or other marketing groups is a waste of time, money, and resources. Their reasoning is simple: "What's in it for me?"
This attitude is completely opposite of the way they should be approaching networking!
Bruce and Josh Hudson take networking seriously and use it as a major part of their studios marketing mix. During this enlightening webinar, they will share 6 different strategies they use when networking and building their business. The Hudsons are HUGE on return on investment and feel networking opportunities consistently return MANY TIMES their investment. If you've heard Bruce and Josh speak before, you know they give an enormous amount of content and hold nothing back during their presentations. Join this dynamic father and son team to learn how to better your business!
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Seattle area native Bruce Hudson has led a colorful life. As a professional musician and educator he had the opportunity to play with such greats as Bob Hope and Seattle's own Kenny G, left teaching and opened his first studio in 1982 with his late wife Sue. Today, as a nationally recognized professional, he's photographed presidents, governors, many celebrities and sports stars. Bruce has spoken on behalf of leading industry vendors. Bruce has been featured in industry magazines such as Rangefinder and Professional Photographer magazine. He also received the PPA National Award in 2000. He recently received the prestigious Helen Yancy Award, which is only given out every few years to individuals that have dedicated their life to the education of photography.
In 2006, Bruce's son Josh joined the family business full-time and now manages the day-to-day operations and the marketing at his family's studio, Hudson's Portrait Design. He was also instrumental in creating new, highly effective niche brands for high school seniors, commercial photography and video, and Hudson's Photo Workshops photography classes. Josh has spoken to professional photographic groups on behalf of industry leaders such as Animoto, Marathon Press, and many others. He is also a monthly columnist for shootsmarter.com, a frequent speaker for Sarah Petty's small business marketing web summits, and co-founder of educational website mystudiomentor.com. He also has an educational DVD series called Facebook for Photographers, which has helped photographers embrace and profit from social media in their business.