The theory is great.
You snap some pics and brands instantly love the way you engaged with their product and they throw loads of money at you.
The reality….not so.
In fact the reality is that you have to have a really large number of followers and these followers need to be engaged and actively comment and like these images and even then you have to fight and claw your way to the top onl be recognised as an “up and comer”.
So how do you go from being a great photographer with a nice set of followers and amazing work to make some money ?
One idea is to form a collective.
As an individual each person has an audience, but the power of the group collectively is exponential.
This is exactly what The Breadcrumb Squad is all about – a bunch of talented photographers on various platforms with varied specialties who got together to form a group and are making intense headway with brands.
I spoke to Matthew Kanniah, Social Media Influencer, Consultant and Strategist and Jenna Leah, freelance photographer who revealed the inner workings of how their squad works. Listen to the tips and tricks these guys have on working out the formula on how to monetize their talents:
The group is vast so if you want to reach out to them, here are some contact details: