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Here's an intro to a film we'll all be hearing a lot more about in coming months. Check out the website and trailer so you know what all the fuss is about when it happens...
Having your post go viral on social media – getting hundreds of Likes, Shares or Retweets as a response to your efforts – is the …
If you sometimes struggle to come up with ideas for posts for your blog, bookmark this one for future reference. I'm not sure they'd all work for photographers, but there's some proven formulas here that will help any business increase it's reach and exposure...
LinkedIn has quietly jumped into the ever-expanding
If you're marketing your photography biz on LinkedIn, you'll want to check this out ASAP... the ProFinder service is particularly well suited to photography, free to list ...and could turn up some excellent high-end Clients. Of course if you're not on LinkedIn, it might be time to rethink that!
Get over your gear obsession and make the most of the stuff you do have because it's not the camera, it's what you do with it.
I'm fast approaching time for a gear update, so this was an interesting read... the author's main point being to focus on what your gear CAN do, rather than what it can't. It kind of puts all those specs I've been pouring over back into perspective and has me thinking 'back to basics' might be a good start!
It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera; they are made with the eye, heart and head. – Henri Cartier-Bresson My photography training took place back in the early 90s, at an intense technical photo school in California.
Always to revisit the fundamentals from time to time! Nothing ground breaking here, but I find looking at someone else's composition examples/interpretations, can really get the creative juices going... now if I could just turn the computer off for the day, grab the camera bag and head out...
Do you often update your Facebook business Page with new photos? Do you have a particular posting strategy or just publish random pictures from time to time?
This one's worth a look if you're posting your own photos to your Facebook business page to try and engage your audience... a lot of photographers tell me it just doesn't work, but here's a few ideas that might improve your response.
We all know we should be getting more model releases for stock images but it can be hard. The trick is to stop seeing it as the person doing you a favour and use Psychology-101 to make them want to help you out!
Here's a quick post we wrote for our Members but could help any stock photographer add value to their catagloue.
What if opportunities to get free publicity could be magically delivered to your inbox every day? Guess what: They can.
Here's a good intro to HARO for any photographers with a unique speciality or expertise. Writers can seek yo uout for information or assistance, or you can check posted jobs and offer your services. There's no payment involved, but the exposure and backlinks can be invaluable. We've been listed here for a couple of years and have picked up some excellent exposure and good pr for minimal effort.
Check out these 18 ideas for Instagram content, including behind-the-scenes shots, videos, animated GIFs, contests, and more.
I haven't actually done much with Instagram but I've been seeing some interesting ideas like this post that have me thinking it's only a matter of time. Anyone here use Instagram to promote their photography business?
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