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I’m back this week to talk about Lead Tracking in Part III of my ShootQ series!!  If this is your first visit check out the previous posts to catch up: Part I- Clients & Correspondence Part II- Business & Finances Lead Tracking can be found under the Workflow icon on the Settings page in ShootQ….

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Welcome back to Part II of my series on ShootQ!  Don’t forget to check out Part I and learn a little bit about branding your client areas and how I use some of the settings under Client Access & Correspondence.  Today we are going to talk about the Business and Finances settings! Business and Finances…

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At the beginning of the year I participated in several bridal shows and found myself overwhelmed with inquiries from brides.  I was relying solely on my email account to help me keep up and that plan failed miserably.  There were so many brides that I was not able to follow up with and I know…

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I’m a Canon girl, let’s just get that out of the way!  My first film SLR was a Canon so I have brand loyalty.  Ironically my film camera right now is a Nikon!  Whichever brand you choose is up to you and I’m not getting anywhere near the Canon vs Nikon debate ;) So here…

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  • ShellyJuly 26, 2011 - 4:20 pm

    This is AWESOME!! Thank you so much for letting us take a peek into your bag (which is adorable by the way)! For those of us just starting out and mostly doing family portraits/engagments which lens would you recommend the most!! Thanks again!

  • melissaJuly 26, 2011 - 4:35 pm

    I recommend the 50mm lens, you can get a 1.8 for around $100 I think and see if you like that length. A lot of people love the 85 1.8 but I just never found myself using it. My 50mm 1.2 is my FAVORITE lens ever!!! :)

Whoever said that January-March was the slow season for a wedding photographer was wrong!!!  I was worried that I’d be sitting around my office twiddling my thumbs while I count down the days for my husband to come home but I’ve barely had time to do that.  Instead it has been a whirlwind of meetings,…

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  • amandaFebruary 22, 2011 - 11:59 am

    How do I steal some of these pics to post an album for our Anthomanic FB? These would be cool in their own album!

  • LauraFebruary 22, 2011 - 12:13 pm

    Awesome booth Melissa! Great job! Now I see why you wanted that non-tapering ladder! ;)

  • melissaFebruary 22, 2011 - 12:23 pm

    Thank Laura! Yep, it does taper slightly but it is close enough :)

    Amanda I’ll put a folder up on Facebook with the pics and you can grab them from there :)

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