An island girl, mama of three, who took a dream and turned it into a million-dollar business.

I'm passionate about helping creative entrepreneurs build & manage their business with strategies that are easy to follow and lead to more profitable, sustainable business growth.

Working for myself, collaborating with brands I love, and building companies from the ground up has given me the financial freedom to work from anywhere in the world doing what I love and I love passing on my knowledge to those ready to learn.

Today, I mentor hundreds of creative entrepreneurs on on building, managing, and scaling their business. I'm so excited you're here to learn more about my courses.

All Courses Come With

  • Group Access

    To the Private Facebook Group filled with 16,000+ Creative Entrepreneurs

  • Online Course

    Filled with strategies that are easy to follow and lead to more profitable, sustainable business growth.

  • Digital Downloads

    Complimentary digital products to help you and your business succeed.

100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

My goal is always to go above and beyond for those who take my classes. If you don't feel like I went above and beyond for you in my course, then all you need to do is shoot me an email, and I'll make it right. All I ask for those who take the class is to give it a real shot. To take the class, put it to use and see just how well it will work for you. If for whatever reason you feel I didn't deliver and go above and beyond, then I'll stand by my word and give you a full refund within the first 10 days of taking the class.

My Business Experience

I started as a portrait photographer and built that into a six-figure business and then, later on, launched an e-commerce store that grew to become a million-dollar business. My most recent company launched; The Essential Studio Manager is a managing software to help creative entrepreneurs.

Each of these companies have been very different from one another, and it's given me experience in building not just one type of business but three. A service-based business, an e-commerce company, and software.

I know the experience I have in starting and scaling businesses has been proven over and over again. I strongly believe that it's not just luck, but a plan put in place with strategies that work.

  • Portrait Photography Business

    Founded in 2012

    I got a camera in 2008 to document my daughter while my husband was deployed. Started my business officially in 2012 and created my first six-figure business specializing in timeless portraits documenting motherhood and brand photography.

  • Modern Market

    Founded in 2012

    My second company; an e-commerce store specializing in digital products and services for photographers and creative entrepreneurs with a $2,000,000 revenue. www.modernmarket.co

  • The Essential Studio Manager

    Founded in 2020

    My third company; A software designed to help professional photographers manage all aspects of their business. We started building this in 2018 and in 2020 made it's own business. www.essentialstudiomanager.com

I'm Elena

Your Virtual Business Mentor

My goal is always to go above and beyond for those who take my classes. If you don't feel like I went above and beyond for you in my course, then all you need to do is shoot me an email, and I'll make it right. All I ask for those who take the class is to give it a real shot. To take the class, put it to use and see just how well it will work for you. I'm confident that following my method will guarantee booking more clients. If for whatever reason you feel I didn't deliver and go above and beyond, then I'll stand by my word and give you a full refund within the first 10 days of taking the class.

“Just got home from my shoot! IT WAS SO MUCH FUN!!! I’d never felt so confident and at ease during a photoshoot! We laughed and had fun! It’s as if we were all just hanging out and laughing! Thank you so much Elena!”

MYRA BRISEÑO

“I shot last night and can’t wait to get through them and edit! I’ve done a quick edit on some and love them, but I can’t wait to go through them so thoroughly. The idea of “creating your own vision” really allowed my creative juices to get flowing and remember my passion for this amazing thing we get to do!”

BRENDA PRICE

“I had the most amazing session. I always shoot outdoors and had to challenge myself to do an indoor session. I love all white and going for a very clean look. For the most part, I let the kids just do what they wanted, using very little prompts. THANK YOU Elena, SO grateful for all you time and encouragement here!!!”

TANIA WICKS

FAQ

  • What are the courses like, and what's included?

    Each course is self-paced and online, making it easy for you to access. The courses are all in video and text format. Most chapters in each course has a video that goes over the content, additional written content, as well as downloads related to the course to help you and your business.

  • Do your courses come with 1:1 mentoring?

    All the courses come with access to my private Facebook group, which I use to connect and answer questions. If there's something specific you'd like to go over personally, I'm always happy to talk more via email.

  • I see you offer a 100% money back gurantee, how does that work?

    My goal is to educate creative entrepreneurs on strategies and methods that have worked for me. I always try my best to go above and beyond in delivering upon the knowledge I share, and the recourses I give. If you feel like I didn't go above and beyond in my course, just shoot me an email so I can make it right.

  • I have a question about one of your courses, who do I contract?

    You can email me personally at elena@modernmarket.co I'm always happy to talk more and answer questions you might have.

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