With cameras on every mobile phone these days, it’s no wonder most people rate themselves as a bit of a photographer! However, running a professional commercial photography business is no part-time past-time.
Whether you are a family photographer or specialise in event photography, managing your business on the go whilst keeping up with everyday photo shoots, it’s unsurprising that overwhelm can creep up at any time.
Pocket PA is the ideal companion and best photographer freelance app because it was designed and created to work in practical ways and to help and support people exactly like you. The one-stop turn-key solution to manage everything all in one place so you don’t need multiple apps to keep on top of everything.
We know that your strengths are your creative talents and that numbers might not be your thing. Which is why our 1-click visual dials were designed …. so that your finances could be understood at a glance.
Being on top of the financial health of your business is vital when you are busy, and Pocket PA is the easiest way to track and log your income and expenses on the go. It’s a web-based app so it can be used on your phone, tablet or computer.
It’s been shown to eliminate overwhelm because of its very structured approach, so it’s an ideal business tool for new start-up photographers or anyone beginning out in the photography field and needs an extra pair of magic hands to manage the admin tasks.
Understand your finances instantly with colour coded dials to see how much you're earning every week, month & year
Pocket PA, made with love by a mum for her daughter, aiming to help all other like minded microbusiness owners work smarter, not harder
Take card payments within the app using Stripe, so you'll get paid faster. No card reader needed
Appointment Reminders and Thank you messages to minimise no shows & forgotten appointments
Let your clients book through your website or Facebook/Instagram page to take bookings anytime
Manage all your business admin in one place with everything jargon free - Eliminate overwhelm today
Snap, sort and store receipts to the cloud, so nothing is ever lost and everything can be claimed for
Customise your diary with beautiful colours to help you see exactly what you are doing each day, week & month
Eliminate your carbon footprint using a digital app that requires no paperwork mountains or deforestation to run your business
All data is securely backed up on the cloud and accessed using encrypted password protection
Free ‘helper’ apps (UK only) give you full appointment overview and directions using Google Maps & Waze
Sign up, no card details needed, then low cost affordable subscription with no tie-ins & 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE
The app gives directions between appointments & tracks all your business mileage - simple, quick & easy.
See who still owes you money at the click of ONE button and track all missing payments instantly.
Having the data for your accountant is simple as you can set the app to get info sent to your inbox as a spreadsheet.
With Pocket PA you can take cashless payments without needing a card reader as the app is integrated with Stripe to take in-app card payments. It's quick, simple and convenient when you are out and about and it automatically gets logged straight onto your income dial so it's super handy too.
Snap and store your expense receipts so you get into good habits of recording all your costs. They are automatically stored on the cloud for access 24/7 so nothing is ever lost in the bottom of your kitbag. And it couldn’t be simpler to record a payment in a couple of clicks.
Chasing money is always a pain but Pocket PA makes it easy to send a personalised and friendly invoice to your clients. Inside the email is a clickable link to enable a fast-online payment which will go directly into your account and be recorded on your income dial so you can see when it’s been paid.
A beautifully colour-coded diary will also track all your appointments and busy photoshoot days so you will always see at a glance how your time is being used and what you will be earning from it. Every appointment inputted to the calendar, adds to the 'Expected Income Due' dial so you can see how much you will be making each week, month or year.
So, whether you are on a pet photography day out or holed up in the studio on a rainy Monday morning, the app can show you where you’re meant to be and even send an automated SMS or email appointment reminder to your clients to ensure they remember your upcoming time together.
There is also an online booking system which you can personalise and integrate into your website for social media pages. This means that Pocket PA can be taking bookings for you even when you’re out on a shoot or fast asleep! Now that really is working smarter and not harder.
Many busy photographers are also regularly out and about and mobile, and the web-based app has a special ‘Directions’ button which helps guide you between appointments using Google Maps or Waze in the fastest possible time. It even has an automated business mileage tracking feature to let you claim this cost directly within your expenses - making it easy to increase your profits when you use Pocket PA.
Regain your work-life balance today by getting on top of the financial health of your business with Pocket PA. You know it makes sense and you deserve the help.
Sign up below for a free 30-day trial now.