Client List Build: Laura Thompson

Client List Build: Laura Thompson

Nadia Kiyatkina 2 March 2021
During her relocation from New York to Nashville, Laura Thompson needed help putting together an appropriate client list to transition to a new market seamlessly. Nadia Kiyatkina, a Wonderful Machine consultant, speedily delivered a list to the photographer which covered all the bases: big, small, local, and national brands.
Expert Advice: Client Types: Brands

Expert Advice: Client Types: Brands

Nadia Kiyatkina 22 February 2021
Our definition of a Brand is any company that is not a Publication or and Agency. That list covers a lot of territory, including companies that you might not think of as brands (like architecture firms or governmental agencies).
Expert Advice: Client Job Titles

Expert Advice: Client Job Titles

Nadia Kiyatkina 18 February 2021
Knowing what types of companies use commercial photography is one thing. Knowing which individuals at those companies hire photographers is quite another. All the marketing in the world won't help if you're not targeting the folks who can actually hire you. Understanding job titles is an important first step as you begin your research.
Finding a Rep: Rachid Dahnoun

Finding a Rep: Rachid Dahnoun

Nadia Kiyatkina 16 February 2021
Rachid Dahnoun is a versatile, in-demand photographer and videographer with an impressive client list. But when the Bay Area-based creative felt like he needed to take another step forward in this industry, he reached out to Nadia Kiyatkina for help with putting together a list of potential agents to contact.
Stock Requests: January 2021

Stock Requests: January 2021

Nadia Kiyatkina 9 February 2021
We're back at it in 2021, receiving numerous stock requests during the first month of the year, including a few from some of our regular contacts.
Stock Requests: December 2020

Stock Requests: December 2020

Nadia Kiyatkina 4 January 2021
We receive a steady stream of stock requests throughout the year, and although things usually slowdown in December, two big clients reached out to us to source a variety of images.
Marketing Mentor: Anna & Jordan Rathkopf

Marketing Mentor: Anna & Jordan Rathkopf

Nadia Kiyatkina 21 October 2020
Anna and Jordan Rathkopf are a New York City-based photography duo who were ready to step up their marketing efforts when they began the Marketing Mentor program with Nadia Kiyatkina.
Portfolio Events: Ignited Marketing Consultancy

Portfolio Events: Ignited Marketing Consultancy

Nadia Kiyatkina 12 September 2019
Associate producer Nadia Kiyatkina was preparing to travel to sunny Los Angeles for a wedding and decided to mix business with pleasure: she organized a portfolio event with Ignited, a modern marketing consultancy.
Phone Calls: Spring-Summer 2019

Phone Calls: Spring-Summer 2019

Nadia Kiyatkina 8 July 2019
From March till June, we contacted 2,643 prospects at publications, agencies, and brands. Read on to get a look at the results!
Portfolio Events: June 19, 2019

Portfolio Events: June 19, 2019

Nadia Kiyatkina 3 July 2019
Wonderful Machine goes to the Big Apple. Follow Nadia and Jemma's journey to New York City to present our member portfolios to Reader's Digest and Penguin Random House.