What is the key to building a six-figure portrait business?
You create the kind of luxury experience that has your clients shouting your name from the rooftops. Oh yeah, and you make stunning photographs of them, too.
Jai Mayhew is an award-winning portrait and fashion photographer who built a luxury, six-figure portrait business from the ground up by giving her clients a one-of-a-kind experience. In fact, she treats them so well they become walking marketing machines who are so happy with the service and experience that they can’t wait to tell their friends and family. How do you create this experience?
From consultations and welcome packets to selling portraits and client interviews, Jai lays the process out so you can take what she’s learned and apply it to your own approach. You’ll see every aspect of her business and learn how things like customer service and creating a memorable experience are central to a successful luxury portrait business.
Hi There! 👋🏼,
Welcome! I’m so excited you’re here. My name is Jai Mayhew, I’m a portrait & fashion photographer, and I cannot wait to teach you the art and the business of Luxe Portraiture and my approach to empowering women.
I cater to a unique clientele of women - everyday, real, beautiful women - who come to me looking for a shoot experience like no other. They’re looking to be pampered, validated, empowered. I’ve put a workflow in place to make sure that every client who walks through my doors is treated like a queen and photographed like a model, and I’m going to show you every step of my process in a VERY detailed tutorial that I've been planning and writing with PRO EDU for months!
We’ll start by talking marketing (how to attract those dream clients), where to source high end products and how to structure your pricing menus to boost your sales. I’ll walk you through the pre-shoot process I’ve created for my clients to ensure a surprise free and enjoyable shoot (for them and for you). More importantly we are going to focus and tackle the customer experience and how I was able to build my six figure business through in person sales.
Of course I’m going to take you behind the scenes into full photoshoots designed by PRO EDU. But you’re not just going to watch my lighting or see how I shoot. This is going to be different than the rest of the shoots or tutorials for women's portraiture.
I’m going to teach you HOW and WHY I light, pose, and angle the way I do to create an editorial feel in my work. This is a big part of empowering women and building confidence, no matter what. This isn’t just another lighting course, this is a class on retraining your eye, elevating your work, revamping your business and attracting your dream clients. This is a course about empowering YOU. I can’t wait to get started!
I Can't Wait To Welcome You To My Studio
What do you have to include in your portrait experience to make your clients so happy they send their friends and family to you for photographs? Jai shares her secrets for client marketing, and also includes a walkthrough of online presence and explains the importance of the way you interact with potential clients on social media and beyond.
You’ll also watch interviews with Jai’s clients where they talk about their experiences, what they look for in a portrait photographer, and how having a luxury portrait experience continues to affect them, even to this day.
In this tutorial, Jai will show you her entire process for a portrait session. You'll see consultations from clients and hear about how she interacts with potential clients. She’ll reveal her secrets so that you can take what she learned and apply it to your own business and improve your brand.
Desire: Get the ultimate guide on everything there is to know about taking great portraits! This video series will teach you all of the tips, tricks, and techniques that Jai has used in her successful portrait photography business over the last decade. Learn more today!
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