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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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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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This is a guest post by wedding cinematographer Ray Roman, but it applies to all photographers.  Ray’s currently on tour helping photographers expand their job opportunities by adding video. Let’s suppose 80% of weddings are low- to mid-budget weddings. For the vast majority of weddings, that means brides are booking average caterers, florists, and videographers for their special […]

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Did you miss this week’s Mind Your Own Business Google Hangout?  This month’s topic is Marketing Your Photography with Social Media.  You’ll learn how to stand out in a crowded market and create passionate fans of your work. We’re joined by Rosh Sillars. This event was produced in partnership with Skip Cohen University, SongFreedom, Drobo, and Adobe.  Rosh Sillars is a veteran photographer […]

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Challenge your skills by trying a spontaneous photo shoot. Without realizing it, new ideas with be formed. My spontaneous photo shoot with my Goddaughter gave me a great soft sell marketing idea.

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Did you miss our great hangout on running a photo business with Sal Cincotta and Skip Cohen? There was a ton of practical advice on things like: Pricing your work Using bundles to upwell customers Dealing with competition Setting terms of use Setting yourself apart with creative marketing ideas This event is free and brought to […]

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Whether you’re an aspiring or working professional photographer, there’s a good chance you’re having the same problem: You’re surviving – but not thriving. Photographer’s THRIVE means to change all that. On March 2, 2014 we’re going to launch a new approach to photographic education. We’re going to focus exclusively on the marketing and business side. […]

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