more
than
marketing

a marketing course for photographers to build a better brand, market themselves with ease and find their forever clients!

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does this sound like you?

If you feel that way... you are not alone!

I felt that way at the beginning too! 

Bookings!?! I'd be happy with consistent inquiries at this point! 

I don't want to be too cheap but I can't get people to stop price comparing me! 

Nobody engages when I post! I'm convinced the algorithm is against me! 

I'd rather eat dirt than blog about another client session! 

I'm tired of doing giveaways and mini sessions, I thought I would be further along by now!

Imposter syndrome, comparison & perfectionism are keeping me from chasing my dreams!

I know marketing is important but I'm not sure where to start!

Marketing leaves me overwhelmed and frustrated! Plus I can't spend the extra money! 

I'm sick of going unnoticed! I'm ready to stand out but don't know how!

how would it feel

to have a full calendar every single month of the year, with only clients you want, and for the price that you want to charge? 

pretty freaking awesome, right?

you know you are capable...
but you also know that you can't keep doing the same things...

You can't keep offering free sessions in HOPES that it will bring in clients! 

You can't keep putting marketing on the back-burner! 

You can't keep wasting time trying to figure out what is going to work! 

You can't keep visiting other photographers blogs and pages trying to gain inspiration of what to post!

You can't keep changing your photos, your editing, your website, your branding colors, your logo, your copy every few months! 

If you're ready to stop running in circles and changing your marketing methods every few months...

listen up...

You can't keep blaming your lack of success on the algorithm! 

You can't keep putting stuff out there and HOPING it will connect with someone! 

You can't keep depending on your photos or your packages  to be the only thing that makes you different from your competitors! 

the good news is... 

all of this is possible!

you just need someone to show you how...

I spent way too long feeling confused and lost as to what I needed to do to stand out. I experienced the same self-doubt and comparisonitis. I did live videos for literally no-one. It would take me hours to write a blog post or schedule social media posts and they would end up getting no engagement. I would go days without inquiries and the inquiries I did get wouldn't respond!

Every single time I got ghosted or told that I was "beyond their budget," I would consider throwing in the towel. 

It wasn't until my husband and I moved to a new state that I learned what to took to create a truly thriving photography business! I was 7 months pregnant with my second child when we moved. I wasn't sure what would happen to my business because I didn't know ONE. SINGLE. PERSON. 

But then my husband couldn't find more than a part-time job, we were only making $10,000 a year and wouldn't be able to survive if I didn't figure out how to grow my photography business FAST and FOR FREE.

All of this forced me to focus inward, uncover my purpose... my WHY, and discover how I was different. It pushed me to nail down WHO I wanted to reach and HOW I was going to reach them. It drove me to figure out WHAT I was going to be offering the world that they've never seen before online AND during their session.

By learning:
✔ who I was and my why
✔ my unique message
✔ how to establish myself as an expert
✔ how to use social media, email marketing, and my webpage effectively
✔ how to let go of self-doubt and comparisonitis
✔ how to to write posts that "clicked" with my audience
✔ how to build a brand instead of a business
✔ how to spread my name to new people without spending a dime...
✔ what I had to uniquely offer my clients and the photography world....

I’ve been a full-time photographer for the last 6 years and at the beginning I felt those same exact marketing struggles that you feel.

hey there, I'm ariel! :)

You can increase your bookings so you can have a full calendar EVERY SINGLE MONTH OF THE YEAR!
You can attract clients you love every single time and guess what...  they love you in return! 
You can actually enjoy marketing!
You can charge what you need to and become the go-to photographer in your area!
You can run a successful business and succeed at other things (like marriage and parenting) at the same time! 
You can feel the same passion you had at your first session, EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. 
You can establish such a loyal client base that your marketing becomes just maintenance...
You can offer your clients something that nobody else could copy even if they wanted to...
You can leave your 9-to-5 and do this photo biz thing FULL TIME! 


it felt like I was wasting my time doing all the things but nothing was enough...

This move taught me that
authentic marketing
based on REAL connection
is the only way. 

that's when everything changed...

Now I have clients who book their sessions and their weddings around MY schedule.

I don't have to worry about how I'm going to find clients or make money during the off months.

I have clients book sessions at the price point of my choosing, no question asked.

I have become the go-to photographer in my area and established myself as an expert.

I have a full calendar 12-18 months in advance.

My conversion rate is 97% meaning that 97% of my inquiries end up booking.

Marketing no longer leaves me feeling lost and overwhelmed.

When it comes to writing for my blog or social media... it freaking love it!

I make enough income to provide for my family of 5 and live debt-free.

I have an online community who is invested not just in my business but in me as a person they see my value and they share it with everyone they know.

i wasn't enough...

THAT'S WHY I CREATED...

I've watched countless photographers struggle with marketing their business. They feel lost, confused and overwhelmed. From my experience I know the step-by-step plan that will help their businesses succeed.

more than

marketing

• Learn who your dream clients are- you know, the ones who fall at your feet and are willing to pay whatever it is to have YOU as their photographer!

• Snag my Secret Formula for communicating with them (online and in-person) so you don't have to be afraid to quote your prices

• GET TIME BACK TO DO THE THINGS YOU LOVE -> You know, since you'll know exactly where to spend your time best since you know EVERYTHING about your ideal clients and how to reach them! 

• Love what you do again! Because, let's be honest, when you work with people you love it's impossible to not love what you're doing.

Module 2: Ideal clients

• How to get your ideal client to not even bat an eye at your pricing guide

• The secret to making your messaging authentic and non-salesy

• Be able to communicate to your audience clearly and quickly how you are different.

• Learn the only way to charge more and get hired for it, even if NUMEROUS photographers are in your area and charging less...

• The Recipe to Renew your Passion when trying to overcome self-doubt and perfectionism.

• Build a sustainable and thriving business with a brand that is centered on YOU!

Module 1: vision

• Get your hands on the exact templates that are literally just waiting for you in the course. 

•Learn how to write copy for your website, blog, and social media that will WOW your ideal client. 

•Swipe the exact marketing map I've used to book over 1,500+ clients EFFORTLESSLY! Literally, not one finger touched the keyboard!

•My specific strategy for Facebook, Instagram, Blog, Website and Email List so you can start attracting DREAM CUSTOMERS, not other photographers. 

•How to Create Viral Posts that people want to share 

•How to market in a way that makes you AND your ideal client EXCITED!

Module 4: marketing

• Erase the need for competition and learn what mindsets you need to shift in order to become the go-to photographer, not one of hundreds of photographers. 

• I'll coach you in harnessing your unique voice and story as you bring your brand vision to life

• Learn how to attract those people who ARE your ideal clients (no more walking into a session pretending like you are excited for it)

• Discover how to create brand that is an extension of your soul

Module 3: Branding

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•The exact email templates I use from inquiry to photo delivery!

•How to line up RAVING fans that turn into paying clients. 

•Step-by-Step workflow systems that will handle your marketing, booking and productive delivery so you can GET YOUR LIFE BACK! 

•Take all the guesswork out of systems that are repeatable and easy that you can implement TODAY!

•Snag my favorite time-saving tips- no more 80 hour work weeks!

•Create a custom client experience thats ACTUALLY unique! 

Module 5: client experience

"Whether you’re just building your business, or you’ve been running it for 20 years…. You NEED ARIEL’S COURSE. You can try to find your own why… I did too... but honestly, its extremely difficult, almost IMPOSSIBLE to pinpoint on your own. But Ariel's course literally walked me through discovering my why and then using that to create a brand, market it to my clients and ultimately set my business up for unequivocal success."
-LISA HUFF

PRICELESS

You know what's constantly changing. Marketing techniques. As I update this course, you will receive all updates at no additional cost! 

Unlimited lifetime access

#5

$347 value

In this video training we discuss how in the world we should organize our time as photographers so we can stop feeling behind in our business! Editing, Blogging, Marketing, Emailing, Website Updates, Content Creation, Accounting, Shooting, Client Upkeep... no problem! I'll show you exactly how I be more efficient and have more free time! 

What time is it?

#4

$147 value

For too long photographer's have been plagued by self-doubt, perfectionism and comparison! But now, i'm shattering each one of those destructive mindsets and helping you reset so you can overcome doubt and perfectionism every time it rears its ugly head!

mindset matters

#3

$297 value

If SEO makes you want to bang your head against the wall then this training is for you! In this video I will make SEO a little less scary by breaking it down for you so that you understand keywords, titles, slugs, meta descriptions, alt texts, how they all fit together and why it matters in the first place!

Seo bootcamp

#2

$297 value

Go behind the scenes as I interview Michelle Knight of Brandmerry.com on the power of market research. Learn how to get into the heads of your clients and how good market research plays a role in your marketing success. You'll learn how to go about conducting research, what tools to use, what questions to ask and more.

Mastering Market Research with Michelle Knight

#1

limited-time bonuses

$1,500 value

For the first 6 months, all students will have access to a group coaching call with me every single month. I will be there for personalized Q & A, encouragement, clarification, to offer feedback, etc. 

FREE group coaching WITH ARIEL for the first 6 months!

biggest bonus of all

How can I even begin to explain how much more clarity I have about my motives as a human being and as a marketer with my business. Ariel is exceptional at leading you to that 'A-HA!' moment that we all search for when consciously defining ourselves and our businesses. I can already see how present my Why is in each aspect of my life. I cannot stress enough the importance of becoming more aware of yourself, what makes you different, and learning how to leverage that to benefit you AND your clients. Ariel and her More Than Marketing course have played a huge role in my development as an entrepreneur and as an individual--without a doubt!!
-JACOB TYLER 

"I’d been running my business for a few years now and just wanted help with photos, some new marketing tactics and some of the daily operations! But after going through Ariel's course, I realized I need an entire marketing makeover! This course gave me unexplainable relief! It’s like all these puzzle pieces that had been floating around in my mind for the last year came together!"
-ALYSE BRESSNER

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instant. unlimited. lifetime access.

100% money back guarantee

There's no risk for you!

But i'm confident you won't need it because this stuff works!

The More than Marketing Course is backed by my honest 100% money back guarantee. So there's ZERO RISK to you! If you purchase the course, watch all the lessons, complete the workbook and, in good faith, tell us you're not better at marketing as a result of the course, email me within 30 days of your purchase with your completed workbook and we'll refund your entire purchase.

total value= $5,000

"Ariel’s course gave me a whole new perspective on my career. She helped me do way more than just improve my marketing skills. She helped me find my “why.” My true purpose behind my work. She gave me the tools I need to move forward and really connect with my clients AND with myself. I can’t wait to implement everything I’ve learned into my work. Thank you Ariel for helping fill other people's cups!"
-LEXIE ROEDER

from my students

Before Ariel's course, it was like I was walking around in this crazy thick fog. I had all this information that I've gotten from other courses and blog posts floating around me. And I knew what I was supposed to do, but I didn't know how and I didn't know when and I didn't know why. It was all so overwhelming. But now I do. It's like i'm looking down now at my business. Before... I was in the mess of it and now I'm looking down and I know how and when and why. Ariel's course doesn't just change your business. It changes your life."The marketing is incredible. I thought strategy was posting on social media consistently and showing up in your stories. That is NOT a strategy. Theres a big picture and all these little details that make sense now. I'm not paralyzed with fear or self-doubt anymore. I know what I want to do, what I was made to do and I'm doing it! This course has changed me and my life for the better and if you have even a slight consideration of doing Ariel's course... DO IT."

"Ariel's course didn't just give me an increase in leads but an increase in RELEVANT leads. I've already doubled my wedding bookings for the year and I'm only done with module 2! It's hard to put a price on that!" 

3,538,129

photographers in the world

Your answer to that question is of the utmost importance because...

Being a good photographer isn't enough.

Doing the same things as every other photographer out there (social media posting, blogging, video recording, etc.) isn't enough. 

I'm the only
photographer who... 

you have to be more...

now you can

finish this sentence...

did you know...

there are

➙ You made enough money booking only projects you wanted 

➙ You had a clear message that creating social media content took no time

➙ Each of your clients were so happy that they brought in 5 MORE clients each. 

➙ Writing blogs was EASY because your messaging is so on point.

➙ You experienced true joy and fulfillment EVERY SINGLE TIME you worked.

➙ You knew exactly what to say to make your clients choose you. 

➙ Your clients valued you and photography so much that they don’t care how much you charge.

➙ You never had to do mini sessions again unless you WANTED to.

➙ Your calendar was booked for 6-12 months out. 

➙ You got to experience the freedom of #communityovercompetition

➙ A bride booked her entire wedding around when YOU were available. 

➙ You didn’t have to try to get inquiries… they were just coming… 

➙ Your clients called YOU their #foreverphotographer.

➙ You got 2-3 bookings a day and you had to turn people away. 

➙ You went to sleep every single day knowing exactly what you were meant to bring to the world and you did it! 


imagine if...

what you get:

When you join you’ll receive:

✔ Instant access to 5 modules with 32+ video trainings 

✔ 4 additional bonus video trainings where you will learn how to Master Market Research, Your SEO, implement reflection as a regular part of your workflow, and know how to manage your time to be more productive!

✔ FB support group for you to continue learning and growing even after you’re done watching. 24/7 support & valuable feedback from fellow classmates who are implementing the same changes in their own business. 

✔ Lifetime access to this program + updates when added

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total value = $5,000

"I cannot stress to you enough how life-changing this course is. It truly changed every aspect of my business and marketing and made it infinitely easier. Creating a month’s worth of social media posts… no problem now. Email marketing or blog post writing… piece of cake. Standing out from the competition….no problem at all. But the best part is... HER STRATEGY WORKS! If you want increased bookings and sales... this is the course for you!"
-ALYSE BRESSNER

I’m not a photographer, is that okay? 

I’ve been in business for a while, is this for me?

What makes your course different?

I just became a photographer, would this be a good fit for me?

When does this start?

faq's

Right after you sign up! Woot, Woot! You receive instant, unlimited lifetime access to this course where you will find every single video and training ready for you to start binge watching or go at your own pace! videos will be released in november!

YESSSS!!!! Omg, it's kind of depressing when I think of how much time and energy I could’ve saved if I had started here. In this course you will discover the very foundation your business needs to be built upon as well as a step-by-step plan for how to get that out into the world! 

Because it's not based on action alone. The first 3 modules really get the foundation of your business before any "advertising" takes place. This course doesn't just give you a bunch of new things to add to your to do-list, instead, it gives you a step by step strategy!

If you aren’t seeing the results you want from your marketing efforts then yes! I’m talking limited engagement on Social Media, not filling up your calendar, not being able to charge what you want, having to work really hard to find and maintain clients. I think it's time for you to get of the endless cycle of do and go back to your roots for this life changing marketing strategy! 

Absolutely! If you feel like you are ready to create a more personal brand for your business and turn your followers into raving fans then go ahead and click that button, my friend! Just be aware there are some modules that are photographer/service based business specific. 

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