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GDPR: Forms

GDPR: Forms

GDPR comes into practice on 25 May 2018, just one week away, so we need to get consent forms completed. The GDPR defines consent as:  Freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous consent; which informs subscribers about the brand that’s collecting the consent and provide information about the purposes of collecting personal data.  Below we have […]
5 Marketing Tips For Your Small Business On Facebook

5 Marketing Tips For Your Small Business On Facebook

Facebook is now more than just a meeting place for friends and has developed into a venue for businesses to market themselves through interaction with customers and promotion. We have five ways of marketing your small business on the platform.  Related posts: How To Use Facebook For Business 10 Facebook Post Ideas For When You’re […]
New Chillblast Photo Editing Systems For Theimagefile!

New Chillblast Photo Editing Systems For Theimagefile!

Some of you will have heard of Chillblast before, but for those of you who haven’t, here is a little backstory. Chillblast make PC’s.  Really good PC’s that are fast and reliable.  They make  PC’s that specialise in certain fields – one of those being imaging.  They win industry awards and have been independently voted as […]
GDPR: Cookies Policy

GDPR: Cookies Policy

The GDPR deadline is creeping up on us, so it’s time to sort out our cookie policies. Cookies have become a common occurrence on the web and are used to collect data and analytics for marketing purposes. They are mentioned only once in the EU General Data Protection Regulation but it’s still important to make sure […]
Customer service

Customer service

Customer service is super important and should not be underestimated. The community your business builds will be reliant on the quality of your customer service and the conversations you engage with on all levels. Receiving feedback from your customers and improving your business thus are key elements of growth and effective product development. If you […]
Newborn Photography Show 2018!

Newborn Photography Show 2018!

We will be attending the Newborn Photography Show over the 14-15 May 2018 at The Hearts of England Conference and Events Centre in Fillongley, Coventry. We would love to see you all there!    Related posts: Are You Ready For “Back To School”? SWPP Convention and Trade Show 2017 The Photography Show 2017! Partner Lab […]
7 Facebook Post Ideas For Small Businesses

7 Facebook Post Ideas For Small Businesses

Last week, we spoke about getting your business on Facebook and the benefits of doing so. But, once you have your Facebook page set up, what should you post? What type of post gets the best engagement? And what kind of posts would work best for your audience? We’ve included a list of seven simple […]
7 Sales Tips For Newborn Photographers

7 Sales Tips For Newborn Photographers

We’ve told you all our tips and tricks for becoming a professional newborn photographer, and now we’re focusing on sales tips. Obviously, your main aim as a newborn photographer is to sell baby images to parents, but how do you start? And what’s the best way to boost sales? Related posts: Mother’s Day Page Sets […]
GDPR: Privacy Policy

GDPR: Privacy Policy

Over the past few weeks, we have been focusing on GDPR which comes into practice on 25 May 2018 as well as how to manage your existing email subscribers to be GDPR compliant. This post explains more about privacy policies to help you get ready for the launch date.  Related posts: GDPR: How To Manage […]
A Simple Guide To Becoming A Professional Newborn Photographer

A Simple Guide To Becoming A Professional Newborn Photographer

This month we are attending the Newborn Photography Show so we thought we would focus on all things newborn and baby related. Today we’re starting off with a simple guide to becoming a newborn photographer. Maybe you’re brand new to the industry or perhaps it’s a genre you’ve always considered moving into but never knew […]
Congratualtions Derek Snee!

Congratualtions Derek Snee!

We just wanted to offer our huge congratulations to Derek Snee who was a finalist in the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2018 award ceremony and won the Marks & Spencer Food Adventures category! His award-winning image “Tapas upon Tyne” captures an enthusiastic chef dishing up warming Catalan paella at the heart of Newcastle’s […]
Getting Started With Facebook As A Small Business

Getting Started With Facebook As A Small Business

I’m pretty sure that by now every one of us has heard of Facebook. Not only is it one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, but in recent years (and weeks) it has gained popularity and notoriety amongst individuals and small businesses alike. Now, most business owners have a love-hate relationship with […]
GDPR: How To Manage Existing Email Subscribers

GDPR: How To Manage Existing Email Subscribers

GDPR (also known as EU General Data Protection Regulation) is considered one of the most important changes to data privacy regulation in the last 20 years and it comes into practice on 25 May 2018. That means we haven’t got long to get our acts together. So, today we are going to cover everything you need […]
Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming. Am I mad? It’s only April. Christmas and other seasonal events do come around so quickly. Easter. Wedding anniversaries of clients. Birthday’s, etc. Why does there never seem to be enough time to effectively take advantage of these prime periods? It’s down to our planning, or lack of it, in most instances. […]
5 Ways To Network When You’re An Introvert

5 Ways To Network When You’re An Introvert

For those of us classed as “introverts”, networking is a time filled with avoiding eye contact, pretending to look for someone vacantly in the middle distance, busing yourself on your phone or getting drinks as well as making multiple trips to the loo. It can seem excruciating at the time, but this doesn’t have to […]
7 Ways Email Marketing Can Bring Success To Your Photography Business

7 Ways Email Marketing Can Bring Success To Your Photography Business

This article is written and provided by Freddie Tubbs. Freddie Tubbs is an email marketing professional at Australian Help. He is writing Academized study blog and is a guest writer at the Atlantic and Bigassignments blog. We’re thrilled to share his email marketing advice for photography business. Thank you for sharing your insights and knowledge with us!  [line] Running a photography business […]
Sales techniques

Sales techniques

Sales techniques have been transformed in the digital age. They’ve changed the fabric of almost every facet of life and the way we operate our systems of work and business. That does not mean that we should change the way we sell, generate business or communicate with prospects.  The mechanism may have changed but the […]
Why You Should Build A Business Community

Why You Should Build A Business Community

There is often an independent streak that runs through the self-employed. There is a feeling that you have to do everything by yourself – make all the tough decisions, deal with all the challenges and keep the motivation flowing. Not only is this stressful and at times overwhelming, but also can be very lonely. After […]
The Best SEO Practices For Your Website

The Best SEO Practices For Your Website

To grow your business you need to increase its visibility to not only get in front of potential customers but also stand out from your competition. There are many ways to do this, both online and offline. The most common (and easiest) method is to use search engine optimisation.  Related posts: A Guide To Off-Site […]
Referral sales

Referral sales

Referral sales are a dark art. Master it, and you will be on to a winner. Any salesperson will tell you that the hardest thing to do is to cold call. Building a relationship on the other end of a line? Finding common ground? Moving the conversation on to a business focus? Determining a price? […]
Review On Theimagefile!

Review On Theimagefile!

We just wanted to say a big thank you to Kam Assi for his glowing review on theimagefile. It’s full of kind words and is much appreciated. You can read theimagefile’s review right here as well as view the rest of this fantastic blog!    Related posts: So You Want To Be A Nursery Photographer… […]