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Sales: Sales techniques

Sales: Sales techniques

If you Google sales quotes, these are some of the results you get. Any honest salesperson will tell you that 90% of those quotes are correct and that attitude, motivation, desire and sheer enthusiasm are key sales techniques helping you gain success in business. Having a great product helps enormously of course. Related posts: Selling […]
Focus On…Anthony Gould-Davies!

Focus On…Anthony Gould-Davies!

For this “Focus On…” I had the pleasure of interviewing an incredibly talented and charismatic photographer based in London. Having been involved in every genre of photography; from portraits and weddings to boudoir, fashion and commercial for the past twenty years as well as directing several television programmes, it was an honour to meet Anthony Gould-Davies… Related […]
The SWPP Convention Is Here!

The SWPP Convention Is Here!

Theimagefile is attending the SWPP Convention from Friday 16 January – Sunday 18 January 2015. We will be on stands M34/35 so come and say hi! 🙂 Related posts: SWPP Conference!
Throwback Thursday – File Recovery!

Throwback Thursday – File Recovery!

This Throwback Thursday we wanted to focus our attention on a common fear among photographers – accidentally deleting a file or collection. Now within theimagefile, accidentally deleting these important files or folders are not as bad as it seems. This article focuses on the ways of recovering them… Firstly we’re going to focus on the recovery […]
Promoting Your Business Online!

Promoting Your Business Online!

Following on from our article “Refresh Your Business!” we have combined the last two business goals; promoting a business more and increasing communication with customers. Every business regardless of size or industry needs to promote and market their services to a customer base. However, it can be hard knowing which promotion route to take. This article focuses […]

Jim’s App Picks!

Every year at least 45% of us make new years resolutions, however statistically only 8% are successful in achieving their goal. The three most common goals for the new year are to lose weight, get organized and spend less, save more. So I’ve found some really helpful apps to keep you motivated and on track during 2015… Related […]
Valentine’s Day Page Sets!

Valentine’s Day Page Sets!

   Over the past few weeks we’ve been preparing a programme focused on sales and marketing, so we’re excited to launch the first part – Valentine’s Day page sets! Get ready to spread the love.. Related posts: School Photographers – Print Packs and Proof Cards – The Online Solution! Get Ready To Spread The Love! Webpages 101: […]

SWPP Conference!

Europe’s biggest annual photographic Convention and Trade Show has begun its final countdown!  The Societies’ 2015 Convention Trade Show is now only 7 days away but you can still access the Trade Show element of the event free of charge. To do this you MUST register with the Societies before 10th January 2015! The SWPP […]
Refresh Your Business!

Refresh Your Business!

The goal to refresh and revamp a business is a common one so theimagefile is constantly adding and working on tools to help you build yourself a great looking site. However, we realise that it’s often difficult to know where to start and what to focus the most energy on… Related posts: Featured Website: Diana Steer! […]
Throwback Thursday – Discounts!

Throwback Thursday – Discounts!

Now January is often considered a quiet time for some businesses, so we wanted to focus our first Throwback Thursday article of the new year on something January is famous for – sales! Some of you may be thinking that you don’t really know where to start when it comes to a sale, so we thought […]

New Year, New Business!

It’s officially 2015! Undoubtedly we’ve all made a few business goals for the upcoming year, however it can be difficult knowing where to start… We wanted to know how to help you even more this year so have done a bit of research into the top resolutions for businesses. We discovered that on average the top business resolution is […]
Get Ready To Spread The Love!

Get Ready To Spread The Love!

Hello all, we hope you had a great Christmas break and are raring to get back to business!    Now that the festive season is over it’s time to start focusing on the next big holiday…Valentine’s Day. We will be starting the first programme in our up and coming series that aims to boost your sales […]
Marketing: Building your brand

Marketing: Building your brand

Building Your Brand Previously we’ve talked about defining your service, identifying your market and the basics of PR and marketing. As you become established, your company (and you) start to become recognised as a brand. Trust in your services is also about having trust in your brand. To quote a certain Mr Branson: “Brands exist […]

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

Happy holidays everyone! This week we’ve been getting really stuck into everything Christmassy, so before everyone closes shop for a well deserved break we thought we’d share a little bit of what we got up to here in the office… Related posts: Ready For A Christmas Movie Marathon?
Focus On…John Kelly

Focus On…John Kelly

We interviewed John Kelly, a full time press photographer working in the west of Ireland. John is a multi award winning photographer and has worked with The Clare Champion for the past two decades. He’s appeared in many publications himself including the well known publication, The Scattering where he traveled to England, Belgium, Australia, New […]

Throwback Thursday – Paypal eCheques!

It’s another Thursday nearer to Christmas and we’re certainly getting in the festive spirit here in the office! Before everyone goes off for a well deserved Christmas break we wanted to draw your attention to an important issue; PayPal eCheques… Related posts: Throwback Thursday – “Shop” Price Plans And “Buy Now” Buttons! Throwback Thursday – […]

Jim’s App Picks!

I wanted to give you all a mid-week treat, so we’ve found some really great and useful apps to help and entertain you over Christmas. Hope you enjoy! Related posts: Jim’s App Picks! Jim’s App Picks! Jim’s App Picks! Jim’s App Picks: Christmas Edition!
Focus On…Amanda Rose!

Focus On…Amanda Rose!

  We’d like to introduce you to a photographer with an penchant for music photography, awesome photos of live events and an incredible VIP pass to some of the most desirable concerts of the year. Meet Amanda Rose… Related posts: Focus On….Peter Barlow! Focus On…Ashley Franklin! Focus On… Fiona Elizabeth Photography! Focus On…Lucy Williams!

Ready For A Christmas Movie Marathon?

We thought we’d follow our heavy VAT article with a little light relief! Christmas is getting excitingly close; lights are up, music is playing and televisions are swimming with Christmas films…so we thought we’d join in. So keep reading to find our top Christmas movie choices. 🙂 Related posts: It’s Beginning To Look A Lot […]

EU VAT changes and MOSS!

We updated the way theimagefile handles EU digital download sales December 30. 2014  Catchy title… I know!  Firstly, I’m sorry to bring up VAT on a Friday during the run-up to Christmas!  It’s not a great subject at any time, but with the changes in VAT at the end of this month it is REALLY IMPORTANT that […]

Throwback Thursday – Tiered Pricing!

As Christmas is approaching, it’s a great time to get ready for the coming of a new year! So, over the next few weeks we will be focusing on refreshing and rebuilding your SEO (search engine optimisation) and websites, while giving lots of quick tips to make it easy for you to increase sales. Related […]