The Business of a Portrait Artist – feat. Grace Manning of Grace Manning Art

October 25, 2022

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Meet Grace Manning of Grace Manning Art. Since taking her portrait business full-time in June of 2020, Grace has sold over 500 custom portraits, been featured in local newspapers and magazines, and is now working to create online courses for other aspiring portrait artists.

In today’s episode, she’s pulling back the curtain on her genius customer booking process where she manages client expectations and approves inspiration photos BEFORE they even press ‘add to cart.’ She’s also pulling back the curtain on her most successful marketing initiatives and revealing the biggest mindset shifts she had to make to truly ditch the side-hustle mentality and explode her portrait business!

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