I’m Destiny Tillery, a full-service maternity and newborn photographer in Brandon, MS. Since 2008. I have photographed countless families and more than 1,000 newborns and have loved every moment of it! Not only that, but I also get to mentor other photographers as they succeed in their own business, through The IPS Made Easy Photography Podcast, Mentorships, "The Serve to Sell IPS System" online course, Mentorships and a free online photography community.
Pull up a seat and get comfy! Check out everything the Destiny Tillery Blog has to offer, from tips and tricks on how to prepare for your upcoming session; to providing advice on how to manage your work and family life in your own business. I’m so glad you’re here!
New Photographer Hobby to Profitable IPS Made Easy Grad Can you start with in person sales as a new photographer? On episode 36 of the IPS MADE EASY PODCAST I spoke with a recent graduate of online course + mentorship, The Serve to Sell IPS System, Nikki Shefchick of Daphodil Photo. Nikki is a Wisconsin […]
1.) Book More Clients by Setting Expectations Are you ready to book more clients and stop being ghosted? We’ve all been there, and that’s totally normal. Someone inquires to your services and you are pumped and ready to book the session and then crickets. What if you could capture the leads that are already interested […]
Elevate the Customer Service Experience When you are adding value you are attempting to increase the clients’ happiness, convenience and pleasure. This is elevating the customer experience in your photography business. When we put ourselves in our clients’ shoes we can anticipate how we might want to be treated or what would make things easier. […]
The Hard Way Remember when you were growing up and your parents would tell you, “ you just had to learn it the hard way, didn’t you?” Well, do yourself a big favor and take this lesson from me and and learn from my mistakes. You don’t have to learn it that way the hard […]
LISTEN: ITUNES | SPOTIFY Are you overwhelmed with editing, emails, orders, mom-ing, wife-ing, housekeeping and juggling a ton of things in between in your business and home life? I was too and quickly realized I wasn’t doing any of the things my hand touched justice so 10 years ago, I changed the way I began […]
LISTEN: ITUNES | SPOTIFY Do you have steps in your photography business that you follow for each client? If not, do things sometimes fall through the cracks? Perhaps it’s time to think about creating a workflow so you can create a consistent and stellar client experience each and every time. Let’s dive in today as I take you […]
LISTEN: ITUNES | SPOTIFY You’ve heard the phrase, “Jack of all trades, master of none,” but have you ever stopped to think about how that applies to your photography? If you haven’t heard this particular figure of speech, I may just be aging myself. It’s talking about a person that has done a little of […]
Ever since everyone got sent home, my social media and my inbox have been filled with parents, guardians, and caregivers, all wondering how on earth to balance homeschooling with daily life and business. As a mom who homeschools as well as runs her own website copywriting and social media marketing business even during a time […]
LISTEN: ITUNES | SPOTIFY If you’re in the beginning stages of building your photography business, you may be struggling with how to effectively gain the trust of potential clients. Communicating that you can be trusted will be the difference between having booking clients or not. Gaining customer trust is vital to your success. Being intentional […]