And it’s going WELL. People are actually booking, and excited for you to document some of the most important moments in their lives. It's AMAZING!!
HOWEVER—with launching your own business, also comes a liiiiittle bit of stress. Or maybe a lotta bit… 😅
You might feel confident in your skills behind the camera...
But when it comes to managing the actual business side of your business?
Well, let’s just say your confidence is a work in progress.
You're sick of being ghosted by wedding clients - are you saying the right things in your inquiry response?!
It's so *stressful* not having a plan and knowing what you should be doing behind the scenes of your biz!
You're barely keeping up with shooting, editing, figuring out all the BUSINESS things - you want to win your time back!
YOU STILL HAVE A FEW THINGS TO FIGURE OUT
Raise Your Hand If You Relate...
What you need are streamlined copy-and-paste templates, systems and support from someone who’s already done the work for you.
Wondering where the heck you can possibly find all of that in one place, without breaking the bank?!
(You are new to business, after all.)
Hint: You don’t have to look too far, because I gotchu!
Friend, I promise
RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS IN UNDER 20 HOURS A WEEK IS POSSIBLE FOR YOU:
SWIPE THE TRIED-AND-TRUE TEMPLATES & STRATEGIES I'VE REFINED OVER THE LAST 5+ YEARS AS A PHOTOGRAPHER
Swipe the email templates, questionnaires, client workflows, marketing strategies, shooting/editing & scheduling systems I've refined over the last 5 years.
BTB will help you implement these strategies over the next 4 weeks to gain your time back & run your business in less than 20 hours a week.
A GROWING LIBRARY OF TEMPLATES & STRATEGIES TO RUN YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS IN UNDER 20 HOURS A WEEK
"Seriously, one of the best investments you can make."
"The Behind the Business Course is a game changer! I needed to streamline my business to help it grow and improve client experience. [My systems were] all over the place. I loved the step by step approach to everything from inquiry to album delivery.
Easily one of the best purchase I’ve made for my business yet. Almost too good to be true. The amount of stuff packed into the course is crazy. Plus it gets updates every quarter based on your feedback. Guides, templates, resources, workflow, etc. all for one low price.
Seriously, one of the best investments you can make. I started using the resources in the course and immediately saw results based on my clients feedback."
"seriously the best investment ever"
Lifetime access to all of the course material, videos, templates & tutorials currently in the course, plus new resources added every quarter based on what you ask for!
Here's What You Can
Private Facebook community & support for all members of the course, where we’ll host live trainings, monthly Q&A's & daily access for support!
1:1 access to me via email and our private community to receive personalized feedback in places like your templates, guides, workflows, social posts, and website content.
12 Strategy Guides on Topics:
1. Vision & Goals
2. Branding & Values
3. Marketing Profitably & Sustainably
4. Shooting, Posing & Editing
5. Client Experience
6. Pricing & Value Strategy
7. Systems & Workflows
8. 6 Month Growth Guide
9. 12 Month Growth Guide
Video Lessons on the Strategy Behind Each Questionnaire
1. Wedding Booked Questionnaire
2. Wedding Prep Questionnaire
3. Testimonial Questionnaire
4. Wedding Album Questionnaire
5. 4 Wedding Day Timeline Templates
6. Wedding Investment Guide Showit Template
1. Engagement Session Style Guide
2. Bridal Guide Outline
3. Week of Wedding Checklist
4. Exact Client Gifting Materials & Messaging
5. Wedding Consultation Call Breakdown & Checklist
Videos Walking Trough Workflow Strategy for Weddings & Portraits
1. Wedding Workflow - Inquiry, Consult, Booking/Onboarding, Engagement Session, Wedding Prep, Week of Wedding, Night of Wedding, Week After Wedding, Final Delivery, Album Design
2. Portrait Workflow - Inquiry, Onboarding, Session Prep & Final Delivery
PLUS MY TEMPLATES FOR:
1. Wedding Same Day Slideshow Workflow
2. Wedding & Portrait Blogging & Pinterest Workflow
3. Wedding & Portrait Social Media Workflow for Instagram & FB
4. Wedding & Portrait Gear Checklist
5. Wedding Day Info Template
Video Lessons on My Strategy Behind My Email Templates
PLUS These Email Templates:
1. Wedding - From Inquiry to Booked
2. Wedding - Engagement Sessions Emails
3. Wedding - Gallery Delivery & Vendor Networking & Handling Sticky Situations
4. Portrait Templates - From Inquiry to Final Gallery Delivery
5. Creating a Custom Email Signature in HoneyBook & Gmail
6. Psychology Tips to Use In Every Email
GET READY! THIS IS THE YEAR THAT YOU...
As soon as you sign up you can start binge watching all the content & implementing the resources in your own business. You'll have daily access to Manali via the private FB Community where you can seek feedback, ask questions & be supported as you cross the finish line.
Video Lessons & BTS Computer Tutorials On Topics Like:
1. Analyzing Where to Invest Your Marketing Time
2. My Monthly & Weekly Marketing Routine Checklist
3. Batch Planning Instagram Content Using Planoly
4. How To Market Your Business with Each Shoot
5. My Blogging System & SEO Checklist
6. Wedding & Portrait Blog Post Topics
7. Using Google Analytics
8. Using HoneyBook to Market Your Business
9. Asana Marketing Management Template
10. Using Pinterest for Website Traffic
11. Tips & Templates for Your Next Styled Shoot
Video Lessons & Checklists On Topics Like:
1. How I Organize My Business as a Whole Using Asana
2. Scheduling My Daily Work Days
3. My Weekly Batch Schedule - Marketing Mondays
4. My Weekly Batch Schedule - Client Tuesdays
5. My Weekly Batch Schedule - Work & Admin Wednesdays
6. My Weekly Batch Schedule - Biz Dev Thursdays
7. My Weekly Batch Schedule - Fresh Start Fridays
8. My Monthly Duty Day Routine
9. Quarterly Cleanup Routine
10. Annual Business Review & Planning
11. Tracking Your Finances
12. Business Simplicity Checklist
Confidently Elevate Your Images & Editing Efficiency
1. How to Shoot a Wedding Day
2. Photographing Wedding Details
3. Making a Same Day Slideshow
4. My Simple Off Camera System
5. Pocket Posing Guide & Posing System Video
6. Editing Efficiently Demo
1. Lightroom Preset
2. List of Camera Gear & Equipment
“My favorite thing about BTB is that Manali doesn't hide ANYTHING. She truly gives you everything you could ever need to build the backbone of a successful business.
I feel way more confident and organized! I loved the videos explaining Manali's workflow. The workflows are going to save me hours everyday!”
LIFEtIME ACCESS TO 12 COURSE MODULES
NEW COntent ADDEd QUARTERLY
PRIVATE FB GROUP & COMMUNITY
LIVE MONTHLY Q&A INSIDE FB GROUP
$3000 TOTAL VALUE
1 payment of $297
LIFETIME ACCESS TO 12 COURSE
NEW CONTENT & PRIVATE FB GROUP
ONE 60 MIN STRATEGY SESSIONS W/ MANALI
1 MONTH OF VOXER COACHING
$2500 ADDITIONAL VALUE!
1 PAYMENT OF $497
3 payment of $149
These are my go-to apps to run a streamlined & efficient business without breaking the bank. We also have a library of in-depth trainings from industry experts on requested topics.
For those that join BBV and pay in full, you'll receive a 15 minute website audit!
JOIN THE COURSE!
Systems + organization are my THING (like, even a system for doing the dishes kinda jam)—but I know it’s not everyone's fave.
I started off just like you - scrounging the internet and your Google Drive filled with freebies for every resource you could need to run a successful photography biz. It took SO much time!
That's why I created BTB to be the ONLY place you need to find the resources you need to feel calm, confident, and capable as CEO and photographer.
As a member of BTB, you have access to my entire set of intentional (and proven) systems and workflows that will simplify your business and never force you to compromise your time, so you can ACTUALLY establish work/life balance.
These systems helped me grow my business from $8k to $50k+ and go from charging $1600 to over $5K per wedding!
Whether you’re in the beginning stages of your business or lacking the systems and organization you know you need, the course will help you streamline your business with all the tools you need on ONE page.
Because I believe that anyone with the right systems & support can make their dream business their reality!
I’m Manali—an extremely passionate (and slightly nerdy) founder of Behind the Business Course
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A resource like BTB that Manali put together is truly priceless
“As a mom, homeschooler and business owner I wear many hats! Keeping my life as organized as possible is key. A resource like BTB that Manali put together is truly priceless. It has helped as a guide to implement my own systems in place without feeling lost or confused as to what to do next.
I can't tell you how many times in the last few weeks I have referenced the course. It has helped me feel more confident and efficient! Thank you so much Manali for offering this and being a wonderful cheerleader.”
LOVE NOTES FROM THE BBV COMMUNITY:
It really helped me realize that my dream of becoming a full-time photographer can totally be my reality
“Wow, I have had an absolute blast going through the course! I am still in my first year of photography, and feel like there is SO much to learn! It was incredible to have so many resources in one spot that I can return to again and again. It really helped me realize that my dream of becoming a full-time photographer can totally be my reality!
Manali is totally there to help or offer guidance, which I love. She is 100% around, not just in it for the money! Would recommend the course to anyone in the beginning phases of creating a photography business.”
It has everything you’ll need & want to be a successful wedding photographer
“Manali’s Behind the Business Course is beyond incredible! It has everything you’ll need and want to be a successful wedding photographer and she thought of everything! Oh my goodness! I can’t get enough of it! I use the course every day and it motivates me to work smarter and more effectively in my business.
Go join it ASAP! It will save you so much time and it’s incredibly invaluable! It’s truly the solution I’ve been searching for in my business. 🙌🏻 Thank you Manali for creating such a well thought out resource. I can’t thank you enough!”
OK, I NEED THIS ASAP, SIGN ME UP!
Plus, once you’re part of BTB, you’re in for life—granting you access to everything inside the course forever, including new resources added quarterly! Your questions will always be answered in our Private FB Community - so you're never stuck without support!
I’m not kidding when I say (and my students say!) that the course is pure magic. Inside, you’ll find all of my proven systems, templates, strategies, and tactics for success, that will never force you to compromise your time!
Here's what'll help you get there:
THE PURE MAGIC
To lead my business to success, and feel confident doing so!"
“If you are thinking about joining the BTB Course, DO IT! Manali is seriously the sweetest and has literally laid out her entire business (and access to herself) for you to dive into! If you are wanting to invest in your business and gain access to incredible resources, whether you're just starting out or wanting to take your business to the next level, this is the one for you! There are exact emails to send to potential clients and paying clients. She provides guides and questionnaires for portrait sessions to even full-on wedding days. She even teaches exactly how she shoots at her sessions, plus her post-processing schedule and how she achieves a consistent look every single time.
Manali also provides great advice and resources on how to grow your business with strategies that are easy to apply in your business right now. The workflows and systems have been a game changer for me and my business, while also being a full time college student! Before, I had no workflows or systems and was tackling emails at the most random times of the day. After implementing the workflows and weekly to-do's, I now feel like I have a little bit of my life back to enjoy being in the moment instead of worrying about typing and sending emails and keeping everything on track. Now, I have a game plan to lead my business to success and feel confident enough to do so.”
"i have a game
As a member, you’ll get lifetime access to all the templates, workflows & resources in the course. Plus you'll get all the new resources that drop every quarter based on YOUR input!
You'll also get access to the FB community to ask questions and direct Voxer & email access to me for feedback on anything in your own biz!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Yes - there's a payment plan option so you can get started today. You'll pay $149 to start and 2 additional monthly recurring payments of $149! Choose the payment plan option at check out to get started!
Nope, not at all! Whether you're just learning your camera settings or you feel like a pro, these resources will help you build your business from the ground up or refine what you've been doing for years already!
No worries at all, feel free to reach out to me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'd be more than happy to answer any questions that you have about the course!
Absolutely! I'm a completely open book. Feel free to reach out at email@example.com to or DM me on Instagram @manalisontakke see if BBV is the right fit for you!
If I think you'd be better suited by something else, I'll let you know!
Any photographer that wants to get more confident on the business side of things! Most of the content is primarily focused on wedding photography & senior portraits, but is still useful for other photography styles!
I say it's time to bring out the bubbly! 🥂
Seriously, though—I truly believe that your time is your most valuable asset, in business and in life, and you can take your photography business full-time sooner than later (if that’s what you want!). All you need is a lil bit of support and a lottttt of consistency along the way!
so whadda you say
LET’S DO THIS!!!
Cheers to taking this next step in your business (and to never needing to guess what that “next step” is again!) 🥂
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