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Fix A Photo by Gavin Hoey Part 3 – Series 2

Part three of this series of Fix A Photo webinars presented by Gavin Hoey. A demonstration of real life problem solving in Photoshop, Elements and Lightroom that photographers face in day to day working life.     Want to come to the next Fix A Photo webinar?   Click here to sign up – It ...
Marketing: PR and editorial

Marketing: PR and editorial

Gaining positive editorial coverage is the holy grail of PR – it’s both free and sometimes unsolicited, an unbiased review which has a guaranteed readership you are unlikely to reach without plenty of effort and time. In two words, free advertising. Starting out and depending on your market, local media titles are your best chance ...

Series 2 part 2 – Fix A Photo with Gavin Hoey

Adobe photoshop and lightroom tips   Want to come to the next Fix a photo webinar with Gavin Hoey?  Click here to sign up – It is completely FREE and you can even upload your own photo to see how Gavin would approach it. Related posts: theimagefile – Fix a Photo Webinar part 3 theimagefile ...
Social media: Advertising and audience

Social media: Advertising and audience

Social media is extremely accessible, free at entry level, and the main driver for why they are so universally popular. Simply by maintaining a minimal profile and engaging infrequently, it is possible to benefit from this kind of presence for little effort. This obviously begs the question: should you spend money advertising? Related posts: Social media: ...
Mosaic Portfolio Page – Create Beautiful Galleries and Portfolios

Mosaic Portfolio Page – Create Beautiful Galleries and Portfolios

      The Mosaic Portfolio page is a new feature available now for you to create beautiful portfolios of unlimited images in any size you want. It’s fully dynamic and displays on all devices. The “Mosaic” display mode can also be used in your sales collections giving continuity to your client area.  For additional ...

Series 2 part1 – theimagefile Fix A Photo with Gavin Hoey

Fix a photo webinar with Gavin Hoey. Want to come to the next webinar?  Click here to sign up – it is completely FREE and you can even upload your own photo to see how Gavin would approach it.   Related posts: theimagefile Fix-a-photo webinars – Gavin Hoey theimagefile – Fix a Photo Webinar part ...
Sales: Converting leads into business

Sales: Converting leads into business

You’ve paraded your wares, potential customers are looking admiringly and interest is being registered. So what next? Don’t think for one minute that potential customers are not looking at other service providers and their costs, location, friend’s recommendation, etc. It is vital to provide as many reasons for them to choose to go with you and ...
Marketing: Customer service

Marketing: Customer service

The blurred lines with sales are unavoidable and today’s marketing function in all business has a large ROI (return on investment) price tag attached to it. It is pointless creating a wonderful shop front if there is no incentive or even footfall to pass it by. As with most things, simple communication is often the ...
NEW – 1600 pixel Download now available

NEW – 1600 pixel Download now available

By popular request we have added a 1600 pixel download to the range of downloadable file sizes, you can offer to your customers as part of your sales pricing package. Related posts: Update to control panel – FTP bulk import folder How to fix corrupt images Mosaic Page Update Folio Gallery Page Update! ...
10% discount for members of theimagefile – Photographers Edit

10% discount for members of theimagefile – Photographers Edit

10% discount for members of theimagefile Just sign in from Tools -> Third Party Actions and Apps -> Photographers Edit Image Selection, Colour correction, retouching and Album Design Services and work flow specialists Related posts: Updated Order Management Area! Throwback Thursday – Deleting Unwanted Price Plans! ...
How to fix corrupt images

How to fix corrupt images

  Sometimes however hard you try things just don’t go as planned and you have to fix corrupt images.  Internet connections can drop because of interference from nearby electrical gadgets that you have no control over, and power can fail at the most inconvenient time or you could be uploading on-the-go and  simply loose connectivity.  ...
Social Media: Taming The Beast

Social Media: Taming The Beast

To say that social media for photographers is not important is like saying we have no need for cars. Some may argue vociferously with that comparison but as with the advent of the car, humanity has gone through another major technological advancement in the last ten years. This means that the digital environment is now ...
Sales: Product And Pricing

Sales: Product And Pricing

In the first of our series of sales blogs, we take a look a the important issue of product and pricing. They’re two key elements in the traditional 4 Ps of the marketing mix; price, product, promotion and place. We will look at: Defining the product offer Correct and competitive pricing Bespoke service pricing Assessing ...
Marketing: Defining Your Business

Marketing: Defining Your Business

In the first of a series of marketing blogs, which are designed to help your business flourish, we firstly look at ‘Defining your business’ • Identify your market  • Differentiate from the competition  • Target that market • Goal-setting  This may sound very simple but: can you actually define your business concisely and do you know ...
Scrolling Folio – A great page for portfolios (and SEO)

Scrolling Folio – A great page for portfolios (and SEO)

For a super easy display of images on a web page, use the scrolling folio page. Whether it be a portfolio,  event, sample images for a client or even product photos, this  page type has always been great for SEO but also has the benefit of offering sales options from each image if required. Theimagefile ...
Update to control panel – FTP bulk import folder

Update to control panel – FTP bulk import folder

We have updated our control panel to give quick and easy access to the FTP bulk import folder without needing to go to the My Images page.  Within the fly-out menu you can now follow “Tools -> My FTP Details -> FTP Bulk Import Folder”. Related posts: Folio Gallery Page Update! We have made theimagefile ...
theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 6

theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 6

Fix-a-photo webinar with Gavin Hoey The final in this series of our Fix-a-photo webinars, showing you how to improve your images in post production using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.   Related posts: Series 2 part1 – theimagefile Fix A Photo with Gavin Hoey Fix a photo Webinar Series 2 Part 4 Let’s Make Some Fireworks! ...
Do It For You – Photo Competition Winners

Do It For You – Photo Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Do It For You photo competition. We hope this competition brought back the memories of why you went into this fantastic business. So don’t stop. Do it for you. Do it now. Do it often. Thank you to everyone for taking the time to upload images and vote for ...
theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 5

theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 5

  Fix-a-photo webinars – more techniques with Adobe & Lightroom expert Gavin Hoey Improve your images in post production using filters, correcting colour balance and removing unwanted “Antlers” Related posts: theimagefile Fix-a-photo webinars – Gavin Hoey theimagefile – Fix a Photo Webinar part 3 theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 6 Series 2 part 2 ...
Selling & Marketing Within Automated Emails

Selling & Marketing Within Automated Emails

We all know that word of mouth referrals and returning customers are a great source of business if you can get it to work for you.  So how do you get your customer to come back or pass on your details to their friends and family? By adding eye-catching banners within your automated Invoice emails ...
Do it for you – Photo Competition

Do it for you – Photo Competition

COMPETITION ALERT! Theimagefile is starting a competition dedicated to taking photos for fun. It doesn’t matter the size, subject or format of the piece as long as you love it. Upload it to our “Do it for you” competition page and have a chance of winning! Do it for you, do it often.   Enter ...