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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 ...
theimagefile Fix-a-Photo  Webinar Part 4

theimagefile Fix-a-Photo Webinar Part 4

Related posts: theimagefile Fix-a-Photo Webinar Part 1 theimagefile Fix-a-photo webinars – Gavin Hoey Fix A Photo by Gavin Hoey Part 3 – Series 2 Let’s Make Some Fireworks! ...
theimagefile – Fix a Photo Webinar part 3

theimagefile – Fix a Photo Webinar part 3

Related posts: theimagefile Fix-a-Photo Webinar Part 4 theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 5 Series 2 part1 – theimagefile Fix A Photo with Gavin Hoey Fix a photo Webinar Series 2 Part 5 ...
theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 2

theimagefile – Fix-a-photo webinar – part 2

Fix-a-photo webinars – Tips and tricks from an Adobe expert using Lightroom and Photoshop by Gavin Hoey     The Fix-a-Photo Webinars are held on the following dates: Apr 23, 2014 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM BST May 7, 2014 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM BST May 21, 2014 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM BST ...
We have made theimagefile even easier

We have made theimagefile even easier

With the launching of our new look, Admin Control Panel theimagefile is even easier to use. The quick and easy layout gives access to all your images, websites, on-line sales, workflow tools and marketing features, plus more integrated partners and tools. Check out the new look and easy to navigate member Control Panel, featuring:   ...
Manage Your Own Stock Images

Manage Your Own Stock Images

There was disbelief by some photographers when Getty announced that millions of their images will be available with free licence to use for most online users. Photographers will definitely be looking at the many Stock libraries available to see the pricing, product and licensing options and we just wanted to clarify what theimagefile Stock Library offers: ...
theimagefile Fix-a-Photo  Webinar Part 1

theimagefile Fix-a-Photo Webinar Part 1

Related posts: theimagefile Fix-a-Photo Webinar Part 4 theimagefile Fix-a-photo webinars – Gavin Hoey Fix A Photo by Gavin Hoey Part 3 – Series 2 Let’s Make Some Fireworks! ...
What’s in a photographer’s domain name?

What’s in a photographer’s domain name?

Domain names have always been a great source of confusion and debate.  With the recent launch of new generic top-level domains (also known as gTLD’s), I thought it might be worth explaining a little about them. This is not in any way a definitive guide but hopefully, will answer some of the questions we receive on ...
theimagefile Fix-a-photo webinars – Gavin Hoey

theimagefile Fix-a-photo webinars – Gavin Hoey

Photoshop and Lightroom skills to improve your images Looking for ideas to improve your images, or just interested in how someone else would work on an image to improve its quality. Theimagefile started its series of Fix-a-photo webinars presented by Gavin Hoey showing his approach to those tricky images. Here is the first recording: Related ...
5 Tips for your Browser Titles!

5 Tips for your Browser Titles!

The browser title appears at the very top of the browser window.  It is the most important words for indexing your website page by the search engines, even though it is not displayed on the page. The search engines see this sentence and display it as the title link in the search results page (the ...
WordPress for everyone on theimagefile!

WordPress for everyone on theimagefile!

  It’s sort of fitting that as we launch WordPress blogs within theimagefile system that we write a blog post about it. Over the next few posts we going to discuss: What makes a good blog for a photographer How to maximise the use of a blog for search engine optimisation How to maximise the ...
The One Reason Why Your Need A Professional Wedding Photographer

The One Reason Why Your Need A Professional Wedding Photographer

It’s a shame that just last week we had two separate cases regarding rescuing wedding images Whilst talking to one bride, she regretfully acknowledged that the photographs were the only keepsake that she will have to enjoy in years to come. Yes, she had heard that the cake is eaten, the band fall silent, the ...