6 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Photo Booth Business

Want to start your own photo booth business? Here are 6 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a photo booth business:

#1: Scott McInnes, founder of TapSnap:

We chatted with with Scott, founder of TapSnap ($350K/month). In our interview, Scott says:

Make sure that there’s a real opportunity for you to build a profitable business. Questions that I would ask are - What is going to make you different? Is it a growing industry? To what extent is it futureproof?

Additionally:

One of the lessons that I’ve learned is that what worked for one business won’t necessarily work for the next.

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#2: Brandon Wong, founder of Photobooth Supply Co.:

We chatted with with Brandon, founder of Photobooth Supply Co. ($500K/month). In our interview, Brandon says:

I’d recommend downloading Sketchup for a hardware product or Sketch for a software product. Use those tools that to make your first round of iterations. It doesn't have to be pretty, but it can communicate more effectively than a napkin sketch or even verbally.

Additionally:

A trade show is like having access to hundreds or thousands of hot leads, all at once, and while every competitor is right next to you.

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#3: Brandon Wong, founder of Photobooth Supply Co.:

We chatted with with Brandon, founder of Photobooth Supply Co. ($500K/month). In our interview, Brandon says:

Make every dollar go towards the customer experience.

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#4: Brandon Wong, founder of Photobooth Supply Co.:

We chatted with with Brandon, founder of Photobooth Supply Co. ($500K/month). In our interview, Brandon says:

The best of the best fail hundreds of times, and that is how they become masters of their craft.

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