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369: Matt Barnett – How to grow your photography business with simple videos

PhotoBizX The Ultimate Portrait and Wedding Photography Business Podcast
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Premium Members, click here to access this interview in the premium area.

Matt Barnett of is not a photographer, but he was at one stage. He worked as a photographer in London for a few years before moving to Sydney, Australia when he was 26 to start the video software company which became Bonjoro.

Why video?

The idea was born from a sales-hack for his second business, where he would send every new lead a personal video instead of a plain-text email.

He knew from an early stage; customer experience is about making connections, automating where it makes sense, and providing a human connection as often as possible.

Bonjoro was born soon after and with the popularity of video – for advertising, branding, marketing, email replies and more, I thought who better to have on the show to teach us how to maximise our client experience with video.

In this interview, Matt shares how to improve and grow your photography business by using simple, natural video communication with your current and prospective clients.

Here's some more of what we cover in the interview:

  • A brief background of Matt's previous career
  • How Matt discovered the business side of video creation
  • The importance of being authentic and transparent
  • Personalised videos are extremely useful at the beginning of your funnels
  • What kind of content should you share in your videos?
  • Using videos to reengage past customers
  • Personalised videos increase the chances of getting positive reviews
  • Best practices to yield results with personalised messaging
  • Branding your videos
  • How fast should you respond with video messages?
  • Why you always need a CTA when building funnels to increase chances of the next step being taken
  • The reason only a few photographers use videos to generate leads
  • Keeping videos as short as possible
  • Limit your videos to 2 minutes or less
  • What to wear when recording video responses
  • What is most important – audio quality, video quality, rate of response?
  • How Matt records videos on his phone
  • What about generic videos to photography enquiries?
  • The best time to gather testimonials from clients
  • Can you ask for video reviews from clients?
  • Sending out 5-10 questions for client video reviews
  • How Bonjoro works
  • What clients see when they receive a Bonjoro email
  • Strategies to consider when creating your video
  • How to use Zapier with Bonjoro
  • Why you shouldn't attach videos to your emails
  • How to use re-engagement videos to generate client rebookings
  • The importance to test the effectivity of your videos before going full force with it
  • How to test videos

What’s on Offer for Premium Members

If you’re a premium member, you should have received an email with links to your version of this interview – the full length and more revealing version where you hear the absolute best tips and advice from every guest.

If you’re on the fence about becoming a premium member, join with the $1 trial today and get access to the FULL interviews each week, get access to an amazing back catalogue of interviews and ALL future interviews delivered automatically to your phone or tablet.

Plus special member-only interviews.

I think the world is moving towards a stage where transparency is becoming more effective because it is very hard to understand what is and what is not transparent. – Matt Barnett

You'll also receive access to the members-only Secret Facebook Group where you can connect with other Premium Members and interview guests to help, support and motivate you to take ideas you hear in each episode and put them into action. There are also FB live video tutorials, role-play interviews and special live interviews happening in the group. You will not find more friendly, more motivated, caring and sharing photographers online.

Seriously, that's not all.

In addition to everything above, you'll get access to and instructions on forming or joining a MasterMind Group with other premium members. These groups are super motivating, make you accountable and build friendships with other pro photographers with similar motives to you – to build a more successful photography business.

What is your big takeaway?

Following this interview, I’d love to know if you're taking anything away from what Matt shared. Is there something you heard that excited or motivated you to the point where you thought, yeah, I'm going to do that! If so, let me know by leaving your thoughts in the comments below, let me know what your takeaways were, what you plan to implement in your business as a result of what you heard in today's episode.

When leads come in, make your best first impression. – Matt Barnett

If you have any questions that I missed, a specific question you’d like to ask Matt or if you just want to say thanks for coming on the show, feel free to add them in the comments area below.

iTunes Reviews and Shout-outs

Each week I check for any new iTunes reviews and it's always a buzz to receive these… for a couple of reasons.

Firstly, it's confirmation that I'm on the right track with the interviews and that they really are helping you improve your photography business. That's awesome!

Secondly, iTunes is the biggest search engine when it comes to podcasts and it's your reviews and ratings that help other photographers find PhotoBizX. More listeners mean more interviews and ultimately a better show.

If you have left a review in the past, thank you! If you haven't and you'd like to, head to and you can leave some honest feedback and a rating which will help both me and the show and I'll be sure to thank you on the show and add a link to your website or blog if you let me know the URL of your website and your name.

Alternatively, if you've left a review for PhotoBizX and are looking for more backlinks to help your SEO, leave a review for the new Photography Xperiment Podcast and email me your keywords or keyword phrase and where you'd like me to link to.

Another great way to get a backlink to your site is to send a video testimonial. It doesn't need to be fancy and your phone will be perfect. Click record and tell me how PhotoBizX has made a difference to you and your photography business.

Here are the latest reviews:

★★★★★ The most educational and actionable photography podcast

Via Facebook by Monica Holt, who runs a  Herriman, Utah portrait studio specializing in senior and family studio and location portraits for over 20 year, on July 2nd, 2020. 

I've been a PhotoBiz X listener for about a year and a premium subscriber for about 8 months.

It's by far the most educational and actionable photography podcast I have found.

The premium FB group is awesome and if you ever have questions, Andrew is there to guide you.

PhotoBizX Daily Vlog Challenge – the waitlist is open

Why utilise video in your photography business? The number one reason – to make a personal connection with our prospective client, faster than ever before.

You can do this with video on your website, email replies with video plus advertising and retargeting with video. 

There is no faster way to make a connection than you talking to your clients via video. 

If you generally book most of the clients you meet with face to face, imagine building that bond earlier in your process and before other local photographers. It'll mean more bookings for you. Fantastic right? As long as you can be yourself and make the same kind of connection you do in person. And you can! 

Want to learn how to get comfortable being yourself on camera?

This Challenge will get you there. 

The improvement and transformation in members videos has been extraordinary as we add something new to focus on throughout each module – from lighting, framing, eye contact, intro and outros – all with daily prompts.

Everyone involved is getting daily feedback, and it's easy to see the fun we're all having as we progress.

The next Challenge is starting soon! Click the link and add your details to get involved:

The way it works

  1. Watch the daily video (with topic/Challenge included) uploaded into a separate post each day – excluding weekends.
  2. Record your video reply and upload into the comments for that unit.
  3. Once your video is uploaded, leave comments or constructive feedback (if requested) on at least 2 videos from other participants. 
  4. Wait for feedback on your recording and implement suggestions into your next Challenge.

That's it, as simple as that. 

Links to people, places and things mentioned in this episode:

Bonjoro Website

Bonjoro on Facebook

Bonjoro on Twitter

Matt Barnett on LinkedIn

Video Funnel Playbook


Sean's upcoming masterclass training for selling album upgrades

Evergreen Facebook Ad Funnels for Photographer course registration

Daily Vlog Challenge registration

Thank you!

Thanks again for listening and thanks to Matt for coming on and sharing his ideas about growing a successful photography business by utilising video as our best means of making a great first impression and building more valuable relationships faster than ever.

What works in real life will work on video. – Matt Barnett

If you have any suggestions, comments or questions about this episode, please be sure to leave them below in the comment section of this post, and if you liked the episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post!

That’s it for me this week, hope everything is going well for you in life and business!

Thanks and speak soon

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Jul 06 2020



243: Make a Lasting Impression with Matt Barnett

Marketing Speak
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There is so much noise in your inbox, a lot of it feels impersonal. Sometimes, you just don’t have any interest in even opening it up. My guest today, Matt Barnett, decided to change all that when he created Bonjoro. It’s a mobile app looking to renew the way businesses tackle engagement by allowing them to send quick, personal video messages directly to customers. In this episode, Matt and I discuss pivoting from that original concept, collaborating with investors, managing investor expectations, and managing remote teams. If your interest in delighting customers and creating an amazing brand has piqued, you’re not going to want to miss this episode. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at

Jun 17 2020



surprise and delight your donors with Matt Barnett

The Small Nonprofit
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As things are slowly opening up, do you have a favourite cafe nearby your home or work that you always visit and can't wait to go back to? If you do, you'll be familiar with this scenario: you go to the cafe a few times, and the barista starts remembering your order. The next time you show up, the barista smiles at you and asks: "americano with oat milk?" (that's my order!)

Surprised, right there and then, the barista has fostered a sense of connection. Before you know it, that cafe becomes your favourite spot. A simple gesture of acknowledging "I know you" is so powerful for sparking connection. How can we also make that magical spark happen with our donors?

Well, I want to introduce to you one of my favourite tools to foster those connections in today’s digital age and in the absence of having donor phone numbers: Bonjoro, a personalized one-to-one video messaging service. On this week's podcast, I chatted with Bonjoro's founder Matt Barnett. Matt shared with us some really doable tips to build authentic connection with your donors remotely.

At The Good Partnership, we started using Bonjoro to send personalized videos to onboard clients and students for Flipside Fundraising, and it’s getting great responses and engagement. We’re also using it with our clients and their donors. As you know, I don’t usually recommend a specific product without context. But we fell in love with Bonjoro, and we know that can be such a great tool for you right now to connect with your donors in a socially distanced world. But, even if it’s not the right tool for you (p.s they have a free version), you can try the tactics in this podcast with other tools too!

For access to the show notes and resources, click here.

Jun 15 2020



118: Climbing the Right Mountain - Matt Barnett, CEO - Bonjoro

Growth Mindset Podcast
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Matt Barnett

A British industrial designer & artist, moved to Australia he decided to get his MBA. He fell for tech and found himself starting different businesses. Although he failed at some, failure did not stop him from developing what is to be known as Bonjoro.

Having to ferry across the rivers of Sydney goint to work, Matt discovered that videos can play a huge role across customer acquisition. With this idea, Matt came up with Bonjoro - a video messaging app that allows you to record one on one personalized video messages for your customers.

Bonjoro has snowballed into a startup success story. Matt’s love of building great products is only surpassed by his total commitment to building great business culture, and Matt asserts that Bonjoro’s “customers as friends” culture has been the main driver of the businesses success.

More on Matt & Bonjoro

Bonjoro Website
Connect on LinkedIn with Matt
Bonjoro on Twitter
Bonjoro on Facebook


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Jun 08 2020



How To Quickly Boost Engagement & Build Customer Trust with Matt Barnett of Bonjoro

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Before I introduce you to our guest on today's episode of the podcast, can I ask you a quick question?

When you send an email to your audience or try and engage with a new lead for your business, does it ever feel like you're kind of talking with your imaginary friend...? Like there's no one on the other end of your messages who *actually* cares about what you have to say?

I know I’ve been there in my own journey as an entrepreneur - it’s not fun.

And if you can relate to this - I have a feeling that you're going to love what you’ll hear in my conversation with Matt.

You see, Matt is the founder of an awesome company called Bonjoro. If you’re not familiar with it, Bonjoro is a tool that can help you create personalized videos that will amaze your audience, leads, and customers.

And what Matt has discovered over the years is that using this type of personalized video is one of the most effective ways for you to actually create meaningful connections and relationships with the people in your audience.

And yes… that means higher email open rates, longer customer retention, and significantly more word of mouth referrals for you and your business.

So if you're still wondering how you can turn those anonymous visitors on your site or email list into and engaged customers and raving fans... this episode is for you.

So without further ado, let’s get to it!

As always, I'm your host Eric Turnnessen and this is Episode 149 of The Subscription Entrepreneur Podcast.

May 27 2020



431: Matt Barnett – Using Video to Increase Client Engagement

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Episode 431 of the Business of Photography Podcast, powered by Sprout Studio. Helping you build a thriving business doing what you love.

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Full show notes at

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Start your free 21-day trial of Sprout Studio today and simplify your photography business, get more done, faster, and give your clients a great experience!

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May 26 2020



33 Tangents - Episode #107 - The Impact of Video and Remote Team Management with Matt Barnett, CEO and founder of Bonjoro

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On this week’s episode of #33Tangents, Jim and Jason are joined by Matt Barnett, CEO and founder of Bonjoro.

Bonjoro is a company that is disrupting business communication with personalized video emails. They believe that video is a huge level to bring the human element back to business and their motto is “automate processes, not relationships”. Bonjoro is based in Sydney Australia but has employees around the world.


  • 2:15 - Introductions.
  • 7:00 - Making business authentic and personal.
  • 15:00 - Creating the human bond.
  • 17:00 - Learning about customer behavior.
  • 27:30 - How Matt manages his remote team.
  • 32:00 - Is now the time to hustle?
  • 37:30 - The biggest learning from running a remote company.
  • 40:00 - Advice for those that are uncomfortable being on video.
  • 45:00 - Funnel optimization and using data to constantly learn.
  • 55:00 - Wrap up

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May 15 2020



248: Bonjoro: Building A SaaS Company In A Bear Suit - With Matt Barnett

The SaaS Podcast - SaaS, Startups, Growth Hacking & Entrepreneurship
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Matt Barnett is the founder of Bonjoro, a SaaS product that helps businesses to build relationships with their customers at scale using personal video.

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Apr 30 2020



092 – Personalized video converts clients and creates advocates with Matt Barnett

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Matt Barnett is Papa Bear from Bonjoro – an awesome tool that makes it super easy to send personalized video to people. You’ll learn about a bunch of different ways you can use video to get more business and create raving fans. 

Resources mentioned in the episode

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About Matt

“Originally a British Industrial designer & Artist, Matt turned everything upside down to launch a tech company in Sydney Australia. After a couple of false-starts, Bonjoro was born from a sales hack for his first business, and 3 years later has snowballed into a startup success story.

Matt’s love of building great products is only surpassed by his total commitment to building great business culture, and his goal is to be the next Zappos, to be the most loved brand in the world.”

Apr 14 2020



Top Five Fictional Bars of All Time, Cooking College Out of Spite, and Matt Barnett

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Can you trust someone on your team if you haven’t seen their penis? KFC is starting the Cory G workout plan. KFC and Feits rank their Top 5 fictional bars. AITA Thursday returns with naked tik toks, the college rat, and refusing to cook out of spite. Voicemails: Roommate Quarantine drama, Tinder Spying, and a new Civil War.

Matt Barnett joins the show to tell us what it was like to be on Love is Blind, having to keep his marriage hidden from two years, and watching the show with his wife.

Apr 09 2020

1hr 43mins