Articles By Matt Davis
Matt Davis | Thanks, friends, for not only engaging with me through this column but for inspiring me to constantly raise the bar and leave an impact on this industry in the best way I can.
Matt Davis | The families that you serve want to be your next raving salesperson—a walking billboard, a megaphone, for you! These brides, grooms, and parents aren't going to be purchasing another wedding film, but what about the sister, youngest daughter, co-worker, college roommate, or church friend of theirs who's next in line? If you aren't at the top of their minds or haven't made a huge impact on them, those referrals are pretty hard to come by. I'd like to share with you some practical things we do at Life Stage Films that get clients raving about our art and their experiences with us.
Matt Davis | Here are four quick steps that can immediately transform the way you bring in money for your precious business and begin to film events you love for clients you love! It's the best medicine for burnout and hopelessness in a tough economy.
Matt Davis | It's your turn. Become a heretic. Be the best at what you do. And blow your competition out of the water by producing work that no one has ever seen before. You'll always put food on the table, and you'll have a fulfilling career as well.
Matt Davis | Imagine selling a product and creating a business that you are proud of instead of blaming the economy, competition, or even your own disappointment with the work you produce. Create films and videos that you want to produce and that you are proud of!
Matt Davis | We face a unique predicament in our industry. What other industry or business has the problem of selling to a decision maker (i.e., the mother and/or father of the bride) who isn't walking into the store or who is sending a proxy, so to speak?
Matt Davis | There's a pandemic running rampant in our industry. And sadly, it's killing is. It's the lack of knowledge on handling price objections and understanding exactly what they mean and what consequences they have for your business when you handle them the wrong way. Let me tell you a secret: These objections usually have nothing to do with price.
Matt Davis | You could be the best cinematographer in the world, but if you don't know how to properly run your business, market your services, and sell your end product, all your talents are in vain. That's where having a business coach can make all the difference.