Do you feel blocked and want to build your Dream Photography Business?

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Ready to revamp your photography business?

Are you a creative STUCK in your never-ending to-do list?

Do you miss out on FAMILY TIME and ME TIME?

You have plans for your business, but never reach YOUR GOALS?

You don't know enough about MARKETING but crave FINANCIAL GROWTH.

You want to take back control over your calendar and your WORK-LIFE balance.

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You work too many hours IN your business not AT your business.

You are ready for more time, more focus and more income.

 

I can teach you how to start your making money with your photography business while attracting your DREAM CLIENT and staying authentically YOU.

Start making time to make time

You know you are ready, you have been for years.

And admit it, we are ALL busy.

So, let's dive in and I will talk to you a bit about where I came from.

About me

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I am Yvonne van Dalen. Creator of three successful businesses: a translation agency I ran for 15 years, my current photography studio (est. 2010) specialized in pregnancy and newborn photography, and high-end custom-design heirloom products. And my coaching business called Photographers Coach.

 

I work 20 hours a week and spend my afternoons and weekends with my family and friends. Together with my Prince Charming and our two kids (Jelle, born 2011, and Isa, born 2013) I live in The Netherlands. I am a hugger, minimalist, vegan, pizza lover, day dreamer, reader, runner, hiker, meditation addict and oh, I sing Pentatonix songs out-loud in my car! My favorite My Little Pony is Applejack, cuz she's all about honesty.

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I am a creator, organizer and helper by nature

I love coaching other 'momtogs' (moms with cameras) and photographers so they can reach their goals and dreams, by learning them to work smarter and handing them practical tools they can use in their everyday business.

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My journey to a 20 hour work week

Before I had kids, I was ALWAYS working. First 15 years in my own translation agency and then I opened up my own photography studio in 2010.

Fun fact: I didn't even own a camera!

 

I got to spend more time on doing something that I LOVED (working with people) and that made me feel HAPPY (creating tangible memories). But the hours I put in were straining: 60-90 hours a week! I was buried in never-ending to-do lists, and didn't pay myself enough. I lacked in marketing and business skills. And I missed out on my personal life. I didn't know how to keep a healthy schedule and I was burning myself out...

The  Clueless  Perfectionist

Why the burn-out? Meet my old pitfall: PROCRASTINATION by PERFECTIONISM. Scream if you are with me? First I will have the perfect website, brochure, etc. (fill in the blanks), and then clients will find me and pay me more. Guess how that worked out...

Plus, I was guilty of my own "Fingers Crossed Marketing" strategy. You know, when you put up that Facebook Ad with a 0% conversion rate? Recognizable? Yes, I can see you nodding your head.

 

When my son was born in 2011, life took a turn and flipped my "Always working" routine upside down. I was now a mother and I knew I wanted to be a good example for him! But when my daughter was born in 2013, I was still struggling. Things really had to change...

I was head over heels in love with my kids, and I wanted to spend my time with them

I knew that I had to change, but I never figured out how, and time went by.

I kept struggling and making long hours during the day, in the 'free' evenings and weekends.

 

And the worst thing: I was spending most of my hard-earned money on daycare.

Leaving me penniless and tired...

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