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As a small business owner, I have found that networking with other photographers to be extremely helpful to my personal and professional growth. I enjoy getting together with photographers who do work that I admire and run businesses with reputations that I admire and “talking shop.” As relationships grow it can turn into a safe […]

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There are millions of portfolio websites in the USA alone. Finding ways to get people to visit your site can be a challenge. But there are tools you can use and the good news is you probably are already familiar with them. Getting Registered Let’s start with some really basic ideas. You should notify both […]

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Did you miss our last Google Hangout on business?  It was filled with great advice for all photographers (especially wedding and portrait).  Lisa was so helpful and honest with practical advice. On this hangout we’re focused on practical do’s and don’ts to attract new customers to your photography business.  We’ll also shared strategies to develop […]

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Do you ban guests from bringing cameras to a wedding? In the last few years I’ve noticed more and more photographers that I’ve worked with are asking couples to not allow guests to bring cameras or other devices. Seriously, holding a regular sized iPad to take pictures or video just looks silly. Recently at my […]

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Online piracy is hurting the photo and video industry. The problem is that the people who should care the most are often the worst offenders. Why Do I Care? I’ve often been told that piracy helps sales.  I can tell you from first hand experience this isn’t true.  I’ve had numerous books, online classes, and […]

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Videos slideshows are a powerful way to show pictures, and I think Instagram offers a unique opportunity. The thing is, my clients love to watch a slideshow of themselves, but few other people are willing to watch a long slideshow these days. Instagram has a 15 seconds limit on slideshows, though, and that’s just about […]

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Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Tuesday, May 26, 2015.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to Adobe. It starts at 2PM Eastern/11AM Pacific.  Note: We’ll be giving away a copy of the Adobe Creative Cloud for Photographers Plan to one lucky winner who’s in attendance.  You must attend the live hangout in order to win. […]

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