Franchise vs. Freelance: Owning Your Own Photography Business

Man with camera taking photo for photography franchise business

If you’re looking to own your own photography business, you have several options when it comes to how you want your business to be structured. Buying into an existing franchise or going the freelance route are two popular options, but how do you decide which one is best for you?…

TSS Photography ranks high in key franchisee satisfaction study

TSS Photography recently participated in an independent franchisee satisfaction survey by giving Franchise Business Review (FBR) unfiltered access to our franchisees. FBR surveys franchisees from hundreds of franchise organizations during this process to study overall satisfaction in eight key areas: training and support; franchise system, leadership, core values, franchise community, self-evaluation, financial opportunity and general satisfaction. …

Support, Service, and Sweat: TSS Photography Gives Back

Group of nine people posing in front of a Habitat for Humanity House they volunteered at

It doesn’t take much to talk the talk of giving back to your community. Actually stepping outside your comfort zone and making a difference is a lot harder. Rachel Sherman knows it’s true, but she isn’t scared of a little hard work.…

Entrepreneur Top 500: Annual Ranking

TSS Photography was recently named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 38th Annual Franchise 500 ranking.    The Entrepreneur Magazine ranking is based on: system size, growth, financial strength and stability.  Information is provided by each franchise company and scored by Entrepreneur Magazine on more than 160 data points. …

Increase Your Photography Business: Buy a Franchise

Set of a school casual photo shoot in the hallway with a prop blackboard and a globe on a desk with a camera and a professional flash

More than 48,000 Americans make their living behind the lens of a camera. Two of those photographers, Victoria Schafer and Tod Cohen, both decided buying a TSS Photography franchise was the best way to invest in their futures.

Before taking the plunge and buying a franchise, Victoria and Tod both worked as experienced portrait photographers.…

Picture Day in the Palm of Your Hand

When we think of large volume Picture Day ordering for school portraits or sports leagues, we traditionally think of paperwork and the hassle of collecting money from parents. This process can be incredibly frustrating and time-consuming for school administrators and coaching staff.…

Owning a Business and Changing Diapers: A Mom Who Does It All

Trees and fall leaves with a family of five standing in front. Two six year old twins, a baby, mom and dad.

Owning a small business takes dedication and sacrifice. Long hours and client deadlines help people to learn if they have what it takes to create a sustainable work-life balance. Can you handle organization and paying business bills, while also scheduling meetings and hashing out contracts?…

Entrepreneurs in Action: Buying a Photography Franchise

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Starting a business from scratch is hard work and is intimidating to most people. With TSS Photography, you receive a top-quality education, support, and service when you buy a franchise.

TSS Photography franchise owners, Steve Sindell and Joan Hollander, know the struggle of running a business.…