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3 Ways To Establish Customer Trust

3 Ways To Establish Customer Trust

Establishing customer trust is one of the most important and easiest ways to build your business. If you trust someone, you’re going to want to work with them! So here are my top three ways to establish customer trust. Related posts: Risk and Reward 7 Types Of Emails You Should Be Sending Preparing Your Business For […]
16 Things To Do Before And After You Hit Publish

16 Things To Do Before And After You Hit Publish

For those of you who have a blog, you will know that crafting a post is no joke. It involves a lot of time, thought and effort. Sometimes all this effort can feel like it’s going to waste because the post doesn’t get as much engagement as you were hoping for, or you completely forget […]
Risk and Reward

Risk and Reward

When you decide to go into business for yourself, you are accepting risk and reward, however stressful that may seem! Not knowing if you are going to generate sales, make money or if people are going to like your photography is a big hurdle to overcome. Self confidence is very important. The biggest challenge facing any […]
Managing Your Business Income

Managing Your Business Income

When it comes to managing your business, income can be a tricky thing to master. Some of you may have heard others make comments such as “I keep everything in my business account and then when I need to pay for something, like my mortgage, I transfer the money.” Or perhaps; “I just booked a […]
10 Quick Tips For Working Productively At Home

10 Quick Tips For Working Productively At Home

Working from home is a blessing and a curse that many photographers have to deal with on a daily basis. The tricky thing about working from home is that there are a lot of distractions and you could easily fall into the routine of working in your pyjamas and never getting out of bed. So […]

Loxley’s New Shipping Charges

Loxley Colour Lab will be increasing their shipping charges from £1.99 to £2.99 on orders from 14 March 2016! This increase is due to £1.99 no longer covering the cost of delivery and packaging. In our opinion, £2.99 is still a great deal as orders made directly through Loxley have shipping charges costing £4.20. Related […]
Should You DIY Your Website Or Hire A Designer?

Should You DIY Your Website Or Hire A Designer?

When it comes to getting your business online you could either DIY your own website or hire someone to do it for you. At theimagefile both of these options are on offer, but how do you figure out which method is best for you and your business? Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Mother’s […]

Additional Website or Additional Account – what’s the difference?

We’ve recently had a lot of enquiries about creating an additional website which is fantastic! We’re thrilled that so many of you are expanding and growing your businesses, and obviously we are more than happy to help. However there has been a bit of confusion about the difference between an additional website and an additional […]
How To Handle Weddings That Over-Run

How To Handle Weddings That Over-Run

As a wedding photographer, keeping to a schedule and creating a positive client experience, should be two of your biggest priorities. But what happens when a wedding is falling behind? And how do you bring up the awkward topic of money? Related posts: Marketing output Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Fail quickly The Discount […]
Partner Lab Point 101 Joins Theimagefile!

Partner Lab Point 101 Joins Theimagefile!

We are thrilled to announce that we have a new partner lab; Point 101. Point 101 is current rated 9.8 out of 10 by TrustPilot and are top in category. Established in East London, in 2003, they are a professional, Fine Art Trade Guild-accredited photographic and fine art printer, and champion of emerging artists. They […]
Too much time ‘in’ the business rather than ‘on’ the business

Too much time ‘in’ the business rather than ‘on’ the business

A common problem, more so with small businesses, is that the owner is often spending too much time ‘in’ the business rather than ‘on’ the business. This has a significant impact on the long term growth of the company. Being too busy doing your ‘day job’ can prevent time being spent on important matters such […]

GMS Professional Imaging

Unfortunately, GMS ceased trading on February 27th 2016 after 22 years of serving the professional photography market from Dublin.  We wish Alan and all the staff at GMS the very best for the future – you will all be missed. Related posts: No related posts.
New Wedding Photography Page Sets For 2016!

New Wedding Photography Page Sets For 2016!

We have five fundamental wedding photography page sets available for you. They are incredibly easy to install into your website and are designed to boost your search engine optimisation as well as your sales. Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Mother’s Day Round Up! How To Handle Weddings That Over-Run Mother’s Day Page Sets […]
Making Tables Mobile Friendly

Making Tables Mobile Friendly

Our developers have been working hard to make tables on your website more mobile friendly. So now all you have to do is click to edit the web page that’s hosting the table. Within the text editor, right click the table and select ‘Table Properties’. In the properties dialogue box that opens, click the ‘Advanced’ […]
15 Things You Can Do In Ten Minutes Or Less To Build Your Business

15 Things You Can Do In Ten Minutes Or Less To Build Your Business

When you run your own business you have a lot on your plate. As a photographer you are often inundated with photo shoots, bookings, editing, paperwork and providing a great client experience, not to mention having a life of your own. This leaves very little time for building the business. So here are 15 things you […]
Working With A Second Shooter

Working With A Second Shooter

Happy Monday everyone! As the first daffodils start to rear their heads we can’t help but turn our minds to spring. And what does spring mean? The start of wedding season. It has now become popular amongst wedding photographers to work with a second photographer, also known as a ‘second shooter’, at almost every wedding they […]
A Beautiful Way to Showcase your Portfolio

A Beautiful Way to Showcase your Portfolio

Our developers have been working hard on updating and improving the scrolling folio page. There are some big changes that have been implemented which will make the page more beautiful for your site visitor on desktop and mobile devices. It’s great for all portfolios especially fine art because of it’s natural panoramic aspect ratio. Of course the […]
Why You Should Share Your Images With Vendors?

Why You Should Share Your Images With Vendors?

As a wedding or event photographer, you have an amazing opportunity to use your skills and talent to help other business owners. Every business, regardless of industry or size, needs professional images. On a wedding day or at a corporate event there are dozens of vendors who have played a role. Often vendors take a few images […]
The Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Client Homework

The Step-By-Step Guide To Creating Client Homework

Often in order to have a thriving client relationship, both parties (you and your client) have to play their part. Both sides must prepare, plan and organise so that the best work can be achieved. In order to guide your clients through the process and make sure they provide all the information required, you can […]
Marketing output

Marketing output

If you have a good grasp and understanding of marketing or advertising, there is one word that has dominated debate for the last few years: CONTENT. It continues to dominate because the advance of digital communication means that there are now a multitude of ways and times to reach the consumer. This demands myriad forms […]
Mother’s Day Round Up!

Mother’s Day Round Up!

Happy Friday everyone! Over the past week we’ve been talking about how to boost your business this Mother’s Day. We’ve created this round up so that you can refer back to all the Mother’s Day blog posts in one place and catch up on any you’ve missed. Mother’s Day is only a couple of weeks […]