Ready to run, grow, and sustain your photography business in a way that makes sense for you?
Subscribe to Pepper U—a membership for silly little rebels who know there isn’t just one definition or roadmap to success and want to carve their own damn path (with a little help from your Pepper friends).
Oh BABY, do we have the thing for you!
Are you ready to stop reacting in your business, and finally feel in control?
Are you tired of being inconsistent in your marketing, and eager to figure out a kickass system that works for not only your business, but your life?
Are you ready to not only be inspired, but to learn how to turn that inspiration into real, tangible action?
Are you tired of throwing stuff at the wall and hoping it sticks, and feeling unsure of what’s actually working and where you’re wasting your damn time?
Do you crave a deeper understanding of your brand, your business, your ideal clients, and how to build the photography business you’ve been dreaming of?
Are you ready to move beyond inspiration and into action?
“Pepper U is what I wish existed when I was growing my photography business.”
– Stacey Owen, Pepper’s Founder and CEO
Pepper U was specially designed for photographers who are eager to finally figure out what the #$%^ they’re doing when it comes to marketing and growing their photography business.
When you subscribe to Pepper U, you’ll finally have the marketing knowledge, tools, and support you need to grow a successful, fulfilling, and sustainable photography business!
Because let’s be honest, that shit ain’t easy. You started this business because photography lights up your dang soul, not because you’re a marketing expert—and yet, here you find yourself, wondering things like: Wtf should I post on social media? Wait, should I be using Pinterest? How the hell do I build an email list? Why aren’t I getting more leads? I’m booking clients, but why aren’t they the clients I want to work with? And for the love of beer and everything good in the world, WHAT IS SEO?
And our personal favourite: How the hell am I supposed to make time for all of this?
You deserve to crush your photography business goals consistently and sustainably. But making that magic happen requires certain skills, tools, confidence, and support—and that’s what we’re here to offer.
As a Pepper U member, you’ll learn how to create your own custom marketing strategy, which marketing tactics you should use, and HOW to implement them in a way that works FOR YOU—all with full support from the Pepper team.
This is a kickass option for photographers and businesses of any level. So if you’re thinking about it, what ya waiting for?!
What’s included in the Pepper U Membership
When you subscribe to Pepper U, you’ll receive all of the following:
Three different workshops offered at three different times through the year where we dive into various aspects of your business to help you create a kickass, customized strategy. Attend any workshops that take place during months when you are a member.
- Business Foundations Workshop: Branding, purpose, ideal clients.
- Google Analytics Workshop: Using analytics to benefit your business.
- Strategy Workshop: Creating and implementing a strategy with marketing tactics, time management, and content calendars.
A kickass marketing workbook and business audit template
- An interactive marketing workbook that will help you discover more about your business and get inspired.
- An audit template to fill out every 3 months to track your progress and spot opportunities.
Monthly calls with the Pepper team
- Group calls take place at 12:00 PM PST on the first Wednesday of each month.
- Submit your questions ahead of time.
- Learn from other students’ questions.
- Brainstorm new ideas with the team.
- Stay accountable.
- Get inspired as heck!
Access to a shit ton of how-to marketing courses
- Several in-depth yet easy-to-follow online lessons that will teach you why and how to use the modern marketing tactics you need to succeed:
- Time + Task Management
- Google Analytics
- Modern Marketing Strategy
- Blogging for SEO
- Google Business Profile
- Newsletter Design
- Email Marketing
- Public Relations
- Lessons include video tutorials and how-tos, handy templates and links, and (most importantly) gifs and memes.
- Since modern marketing is always changing, lessons are updated annually, as needed.
Awesome discounts on photography softwares and products thanks to our rad sponsors
BUSINESS + BRAND IDENTITY WORKSHOP
Branding, purpose, ideal clients, and more
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST
How to use Google Analytics and other insights to benefit your business
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST
Custom strategy, time management, and creating content calendars
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST
Monthly group calls with the Pepper team as long as you’re subscribed.
Access to ALL of our online, how-to marketing courses.
On-demand access to the private Pepper U Community.
Exclusive discount code to the Peppershop.
Handy templates, workbooks, and more!
YOU HAVE TWO OPTIONS TO SUBSCRIBE TO PEPPER U:
We’re putting ourselves out there a bit by saying this, but a shit ton of work and expertise went (and continues to go) into this program. We’ve held NOTHING back, and we’re dang proud of it. But keeping it accessible to all you rad photographers out there has always been super important to us!
We’re telling you straight up, there is an UNREAL amount of value packed into this program for the price, and you won’t find anything comparable. Most coaching programs are around $1,000/month, and we’re offering all this for just $99 USD with our monthly subscription, or save 20% with an annual subscription with a one-time payment of $948 USD.
The Pepper U Membership is for you if:
- You want to grow your business, find stability and consistency in your business, or increase your profitability (without breaking the bank).
- You want a solution that can be customized to your unique business, needs, lifestyle, and goals.
- You know you need to do more marketing, but you can’t afford to hire an agency.
- You want a long-term solution that allows you to continue to learn and implement tactics as time goes on.
- You want to attract more of your ideal clients.
- You want to be part of a supportive community.
- You’re eager to learn how to market your business yourself so that you never have to rely on someone else.
- The idea of doing things yourself (but with guidance and support) makes you feel powerful.
Ready to take the future of your business into their own damn hands? Let’s freaking do this!
DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT
a giant step forward in my business
The team at Meet Pepper rocked my socks. They were able to take my jumble of ideas and streamline them into detailed tasks + projects to complete. They helped me figure out what I can manage and then took over the rest. As a business owner, let me tell you how good it feels to see projects happen behind the scenes, without you having to do them. Each task Meet Pepper completed for me was done so well and thoughtfully. They helped me cross things off of my to-do list and take a giant step forward in my business. We finished our time together for now and I am already planning to work with them again later this year!
Jena Mathews | Jena Lee Photographs
they taught us so much
We could gush about Meet Pepper all day! Every soul who contributes to this beautiful family is incredibly talented, hardworking, organized and knowledgeable! Together, their skills and knowledge create a badass team of diverse experts that would be an asset to anyone’s business! Everyone we worked with was so kind and helpful. My husband and I own a photography business and were at the point of needing help as we grew and transitioned. Pepper helped us with so many aspects of our business from social media management, streamlining workflow, marketing, SEO/website, etc. With their help, we improved our business and kept up with daily tasks. Not only did they help us manage our day to day, but they brainstormed ideas and worked so hard to create ways for us to grow and expand. They taught us so much throughout the process. Our time with Pepper allowed us to have more time in our personal lives, focus on other aspects of our business and allowed us to focus on a big life change. We will be working with them again! We cannot thank everyone at Meet Pepper enough for their kindness, support and efforts!
Ally Payetta | Ally & Nicholas Photography
completely changed my life
Stacey & her team at Meet Pepper have completely changed my life. Not only have they helped me to grow my business, solidify systems, and give me time back in my life. But they are incredible humans! They only want you and your business to succeed. They put their hearts into their work and love your business as much as you do. Seriously, my life has been changed in the best possible ways. I LOVE Meet Pepper and do whatever it takes in my business to make sure I can have Meet Pepper in my life. Don’t wait, jump on working with them. Watch as you get more time back in your life, show up consistently in all areas, and see your business grow 10x over all while you’re creating meaningful relationships! They are in it with you!! I can’t say enough positive amazing things!
Rohana Olson | Comfort & Cashmere Images
generally lovely humans
I’ve been working with Pepper for six months and they’ve been invaluable in taking things off my plate while I manage my business and distance learning and generally living through a pandemic. I couldn’t have done as much as I have without them! My team was very responsive and easy to work with, and were generally lovely humans. It definitely felt like working with a competent team and it was so wonderful being able to hand off blog posts, Pinterest management and updating of my Google My Business listing. I’d definitely recommend them to anyone looking to outsource their workload!
Maryam Salassi | Hi + Hello Photography
worth every cent I have spent and then some
Meet Pepper offers more than I anticipated. I am not only getting the help I knew I needed but I am also learning why and what works. Instead of feeling like I am all alone and hoping that something that I do actually sticks, I feel like there is a plan and I have a whole team of amazing women who are not only cheering me on they are coming along side me to assist me with their expertise along the way. I can’t thank each of the Pepper team for all they do for me. If you are on the fence about investing in your business and getting some much needed help, do it. It’s worth every cent I have spent and then some. They will help you with SEO, website issues, social media posts, branding and even your blog and so much more.
Adina Stiles | Adina Stiles Photography
Online Marketing Tutorials
You have access to these bad boys and they’re updated annually, so work through them at your own pace and start with the modules that are most relevant to your biz!
Did We Just Become Best Friends?
Welcome to Pepper’s Online Marketing Course for Photographers
- Pepper U Orientation
- Goal Setting
Time + Task Management
- Marketing Strategy
- Welcome to Google Analytics
What is Google Analytics?
Setting Up Google Analytics
Navigating Google Analytics
Finding Helpful Data in Google Analytics
Google Analytics Goals
Comparing Time Periods + Analyzing Data
- Task + Time Management
Blogging for SEO
Intro to SEO
Keywords + Links
Blogging Tips + Tricks
SEO Outline + Cheatsheets
Adding SEO to Your Backend
- Social Workflow Must Dos
Google Business Profile
Welcome to Google Business Profile
Google Business Profile Basics
Google Business Profile Setup
Updating Google Business Profile: Photos
Updating Google Business Profile: Post Updates
Google Business Profile Analytics
Google Business Profile Task + Time Management
- Canva + Branding: The Basics
Your Canva Brand Kit
Folders + Templates
Template Design + Built Ins
Tools + Shortcuts
Downloading + Design Tips
- How to Instagram
How to Create an Instagram Account
Optimize Your Profile
Story Posts, Reels + Instagram Videos
Navigating Story Posts, Reels + Instagram Videos
Scheduling Posts With Later.com
Plan Options for Later
How to Use Later
Upload Media Into Library
Creating Saved Captions
Creating a Post in Later
Creating a Post in Later Continued
Creating a Carousel Post in Later
Creating a Carousel Post in Later Continued
How to Post a Carousel Using Later
Posting to Instagram
Caption Best Practices
What is Engagement?
Instagram Hashtags for Photographers
Reading Your Insights
Reading Your Insights Continued
- That’s a Wrap on Instagram
Pinterest Like A Pepper
Types of Pins
Types of Pins Continued
Creating Your Own Pins + Boards
- Pinterest Engagement + Scheduling
- Working with Facebook
- Set Up Your Business Page
- What To Post On Facebook
- How To Create Communities
The Ins + Outs of LinkedIn
Posting On LinkedIn
Welcome to LinkedIn
- Designing A Newsletter Template
The Foundations of Flodesk
Starting Your Newsletter
Designing Your Template
- Finalizing The Design
Email Marketing + Newsletters
Email Marketing Lists
Opt-in Forms + Lead Magnets
Automations + Workflows
Welcome to Public Relations
- Public Relations
Sussing Out Your Submissions
You’ve Got This!
Have questions? Let’s chat!
If you have questions before making your decision, we totally get it! You can book a free consultation with Stacey, Pepper’s CEO, to see if Pepper U is the right choice for you.
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