Photographers are Eunuchs

Photographers are like Eunuchs. Eunuchs are castrated harem watchers.  Being a Eunuch might sound like a great career, but trust me, it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be.  Spending all day hanging out with all the harem girls.  But all you can do is watch… because you have been castrated!  Dan Baker spent […]

What if a steakhouse niched down?

If a steakhouse “niched down”, what would it look like. With it seeming like everybody, and every business, seeking to niche down these days, Dan Baker explores this question, what would a steakhouse look like if it really niched down? From Dan’s slightly different perspective, or make that really different perspective, you’ll never think about […]

Why you shouldn’t niche down

You shouldn’t niche down. It seems like everybody wants to niche down anyore, because everybody knows that “niching down” is the answer for success. But it wasn’t too long ago that everybody “knew” that the earth was flat. Dan Baker started a photography business at 13, and retired at 38, traveled the world and did […]

Want a piece of the action?

Do you want a piece of the action? If you had a chance to get paid a flat amount, or a piece of the action, which would you choose?  That would depend on whether you believed or not, on if the business you are working for would grow and make a lot of money, wouldn’t […]

What is a niche definition

A niche is a specialized segment of the market. The common belief is that if you “specialize” in a subset of whatever profession you are in, the more that you will stand out to potential clients, and the more valuable that you will appear to be. You will be able to not only charge more […]

Super-Niche | A career who’s time has come!

It’s time for the Super-Niche How many times have you watched an ad and couldn’t figure out what’s being sold.  Or saw an ad so stupid that nobody would want to buy whatever is being sold?  Much of advertising today is total crap.  Huge amounts of money being spent by business for ads that are […]

When everybody else is niching down | Don’t!

Is there an ultimate niche?

Everybody is talking about niching down It seems like everybody is talking about niching down these days, so it must be the best thing to do.  But what if the thing that everybody is claiming to be the truth, actually isn’t.  If you want to stand out from the crowd you have to be different.  […]

How I retired before 40 | The Super-Niche

I’m Dan Baker, and I will teach you how I was able to be so successful in both the photography and video businesses that I retired before 40, with what I call the Super-Niche.  I was able to earn enough with my cameras to be able to retire at 38, and then spent several years […]

Why you should refuse to work for clients who are jerks.

There are some clients who are jerks, no matter how much they offer to pay you. No matter how tempting the big money that they offer you, the best thing that you can do is refuse to ever work for a jerk. I’m Dan Baker, and I teach you how I was able to be […]

Why most businesses fail | What is the Super-Niche?

90% of businesses eventually fail, and the main reason why most businesses fail is because they did not have enough customers. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 20 percent of small businesses fail within the first year. By the end of the second year, 30 percent of businesses will have failed. […]

Start a photography business 2021 | How to get high paying clients

How I make money with a camera is totally different than what any so-called “expert” photographers tell you. But just ask how many of them were able to retire at 38, from what they actually earned with a camera. I was able to retire at 38 with what I made with a camera, buy an […]

Why most photographers & videographers don’t make much money

The Super-Niche teaches you how to stand out from the masses and create your very own personal New World Order, and earn large day-rates.  Here’s  how I learned how to stand out as a photographer & videographer, get all the big clients and earn large day-rates. I’m Dan Baker, and I teach you how I […]

How-To be both creative AND all business at the same time

Super-Niche teaches you how to be both creative AND totally businesslike at the same time, so clients relate to you. I’ve created my very own personal New World Order, and spent decades doing both photography and videography for huge multi-billion dollar businesses, and this is what I’ve learned. I’m Dan Baker, and I teach you […]

Fidel Castro was like a “rich uncle” to me

Everybody should have a rich uncle.  That slightly weird oddball uncle that’s absolutely loaded.  The guy who has so much money he doesn’t even know how much he has.  The crazy uncle nobody really wants to be around because he feels so creepy, but everybody still hangs around because he has so much money, and […]