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Tag: Sue McLaurin Makeup Artist
Where to find your best clients
Do you know which is the best platform for you to be finding makeup and hairstyling clients? Is it Instagram, Facebook, or maybe even LinkedIn? The answer to that question is going to depend on WHO it is that you are trying to find… your ideal client. This week’s post is inspired by a comment I… Continue reading Where to find your best clients
Set yourself up for SUCCESS
December is a time when many people are winding down, getting ready for Christmas and holidays, attending lots of parties, and in general, the focus goes away from running a business and more towards having fun. We makeup artists may be very busy with private clients going to Christmas parties, and finishing up our last… Continue reading Set yourself up for SUCCESS
What’s holding you back?
Whether in business or in life, we all face obstacles in our path towards our goals, or our vision for the future. What do you do when you are faced with an obstacle? Do you let it stop you from achieving what you want? Or do you find a way over, under, around or through… Continue reading What’s holding you back?
How to make sure you are getting PAID right
In order to run professional makeup artist or hair stylist business, its important to have your business set up for success, and a part of this is to have policies in place around getting paid. Particularly if you are working with personal clients such as brides, formals/proms/grads/debs or other “special event” makeup clients, having such… Continue reading How to make sure you are getting PAID right
The “Secret Weapon” for getting more Business as a Makeup Artist
Sometimes other artists are surprised when I tell them my greatest source of new clients and makeup jobs. Can you guess what it might be? As an agency-represented makeup artist, many people assume that I get most of my work booked through my agent. As a 16 (almost 17) year veteran makeup artist, many people… Continue reading The “Secret Weapon” for getting more Business as a Makeup Artist
3 Tips on How to become More Successful
As a makeup artist mentor and business coach, I chat with SO many makeup artists and hair stylists who are extremely talented at what they do, who do beautiful makeup and hair, and have loads of happy clients, but they are struggling in their businesses, unsure of where their next clients are coming from, how… Continue reading 3 Tips on How to become More Successful
“About Me” web pages for makeup artists
"People do business with those they Know, Like and Trust". Some business leaders call it the KLT factor. Your clients don’t only book you based on your portfolio. That’s the beginning, that’s so they can know WHAT you do, but they also want to know WHO you are, they want to “Know” YOU. As a… Continue reading “About Me” web pages for makeup artists
How do you do the RIGHT editorial?
So you’ve been doing loads of photo shoots, maybe you’ve had your work published in one or two online magazines, but you’re just not at that stage where you’re really proud of your work, you just don’t feel like this is really the STYLE of work you want to be doing. How do you actually go… Continue reading How do you do the RIGHT editorial?
How to get into Editorial work… Part 2
Every story starts with a great idea. Remember a great editorial is simply a great visual STORY. So first you need to come up with a great story.