Mike Federis

Welcome to our FOTOSBYMIKEY podcast channel focused on the business of weddings, where we share personal stories and experiences from established wedding vendors such as photographers, videographers, planners, venue managers, caterers, florists, and DJs.

Join us as we dive into the world of weddings, exploring the behind-the-scenes of what it takes to make the perfect day for our clients. We discuss everything from marketing strategies, client communication, industry trends, and the challenges and rewards of working in this exciting and ever-evolving industry.

Through candid conversations with our guests, we share valuable insights and practical advice that can help both aspiring and established wedding vendors to grow their businesses and enhance their services. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just starting out, there is always something to learn and discover in the world of weddings.

So come along and join us on this journey as we explore the business of weddings, one personal story at a time. Subscribe to our channel and hit the notification bell to never miss an episode!

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#16 - How to Network & Make Connections | Jamie Fogal, Tiffany Burks, Pearl Bonilla
#16 - How to Network & Make Connections | Jamie Fogal, Tiffany Burks, Pearl Bonilla
In this episode, we sit down with Jamie, Tiffany, and Pearl, the co-founders of The Connect, a local networking group based out of Southern California. The trio shares their personal stories of how they connected through networking and how that led to the creation of their successful group. The Connect is a networking group that is all inclusive, they invite all small business regardless of the industry. They also encourage other professionals that may not be business won't to join and meet entrepreneurs to become inspired.They each discuss their different backgrounds and how they brought their unique skill sets to the table to make The Connect a reality. From marketing to event planning, these women prove that networking can lead to powerful connections and collaborations.The co-founders also touch on the importance of attending mixers and local networking events. They explain how these events can greatly benefit your business by introducing you to people you may not have met otherwise. They share their tips on how to make the most out of these events and how to follow up with the connections you make.As The Connect continues to grow every year, Jamie, Tiffany, and Pearl are proud of the community they've created and the connections they've facilitated. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to build their network and expand their business opportunities.Connect with Mikey: Connect: with Pearl Bonilla: with Tiffany Burks: with Jamie Fogal:
#13 - How to Blog & Leverage Social Media | Amanda Soriano Wedding Photographer
#13 - How to Blog & Leverage Social Media | Amanda Soriano Wedding Photographer
Welcome to our latest episode of the FOTOSBYMIKEY podcast, where we talk to Amanda Soriano, a talented wedding photographer based out of Toronto, Canada.In this episode, we delve into Amanda's unique and vibrant style of wedding photography, and how she brings a joyful energy to every shoot. We discuss her approach to capturing those special moments, the importance of making her clients feel at ease, and how she is able to create stunning images that truly capture the essence of each wedding day.We also explore Amanda's expertise in using social media platforms such as Instagram and LinkedIn to grow her audience and book more weddings. She shares some valuable insights on how photographers can leverage these free platforms to showcase their work, connect with potential clients, and build their brand.Whether you're a professional photographer looking to expand your reach or a couple planning your dream wedding, this episode is packed with useful tips and insights to help you get the most out of your photography experience.So sit back, relax, and join us as we chat with Amanda Soriano about her vibrant and joyful approach to wedding photography, and how social media can help you grow your business.Connect with Amanda Soriano:Website: https://amandasoriano.comIG: Field Trip Podcast: Designer: Karin’s Creative - Business Coach: Rebel Office, https://rebeloffice.caConnect with Mikey:
#12 - Husband & Wife Photography Team | Auburn Blue Photography - George & Sam
#12 - Husband & Wife Photography Team | Auburn Blue Photography - George & Sam
Welcome to this episode of FOTOSBYMIKEY, where we interview George and Sam, the husband and wife duo behind Auburn Blue Photography. Based in Southern California, Auburn Blue Photography offers elopement, wedding, and portrait photography that captures moments that you can feel.In this episode, George and Sam share their passion for their work and their belief in getting to know their clients to provide amazing customer service. They also provide their opinions and insights on common misconceptions and myths about wedding photography.You'll hear about their unique approach to capturing beautiful and authentic moments, how they work with couples to create a personalized photography experience, and why they believe in providing works of art that truly capture the essence of each individual client.If you're planning a wedding or simply interested in the world of photography, you won't want to miss this episode. So tune in to hear from George and Sam of Auburn Blue Photography, and discover the magic behind their beautiful and heartfelt photography.Connect with George & Sam, Auburn Blue Photography: with Mikey: