I answered emails today and got booked far ahead for a corporate event starting on the17th of November and a more detailed project starting on October 24th. Both traditional commercial photography.
In other news clients are paying their bills quicker. About a five day gap between billing and receiving payment these days. Based on this year's transactions.
And...clients are taking price increases in stride. We've raised rates by between 20 and 30% this year (depending on the type of assignment) with no push back from nearly a dozen clients to date.
We're trying to track our billing to inflation and our track our spending with a recession in mind. It's all a crap shoot but I'm not really seeing any of the doom and gloom come to fruition.
I am seeing the trees and landscape drying out and turning brown. But business? Still green.
One of the Google buildings in downtown.
Long term clients are a nice thing to have.