Is it slow for you right now? If so, locating other avenues for revenue (within the field of photography, of course!) may be your next best solution.
Here in Washington, the area is buzzing with the notion that President Obama is making healthcare a major priority. Why? Well, it's not really because those folks want healthcare in this manner, but rather, because of all the opportunities that that new idea will bring to them. Healthcare automation, management, consultants, and so on. The list really does go on and on.
What does this mean for you?
If there are healthcare providers in the area, this could mean more assignment work for you, and positioning yourself with those providers could mean near future work.
Today, is, of course, Earth Day, and just for the fun of it, we've "greened" the blog. But, could you position yourself to serve the "greening community"?
What about pursuing companies that are involved in the electric vehicles that are ramping up to be built? Parts suppliers? The conversion of gas stations to begin offering electric or hydrogen services?
Are there recyclers in your area that are growing their businesses, looking for new (or refreshed) marketing materials? Do they even know they need it?
On the flipside, if you are working with clients in the defense industry, you might want to revisit your diversification plans, since the President has also indicated a plan to scale those expenses back, and just yeserday the President instructed his cabinet to slash $100 million from their budgets, so if you are earning revenue from those avenues, that's a bit of a potential problem too.
There are plenty of avenues for revenue aside from the ones familiar to you. The key is to be thinking several steps ahead, and as trends change, you want to be on the front end of those changes and prepared for them.
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