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New Responsive Stack Page Features

With the stack page in the responsive layout, you can add multiple background effects including overtakes, parallax, scroll and scroll above, with flat colour, images, image slideshows and video backgrounds. Combining different effects gives you endless design opportunities to wow your site visitors, and best of all, no coding required! Related posts: Preparing Your Business ...

New Background Video Feature!

With the new responsive website layout, it is quick and easy to add background video with no coding required! You can find out more about the responsive layout here or view our example websites here. Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! Christmas Page Sets 2017! So You Want ...

Duplicated FuturePay Agreements

We have reported duplicated FuturePay agreements – acquired by Lloyds to Worldpay following a number of reports over the weekend and are currently awaiting their second-line support to come back to us with more details. We apologise for any inconvenience and will keep you updated as soon as we hear back.  Update 2018-09-25 – A ...
Theimagefile’s New Responsive Website Layout

Theimagefile’s New Responsive Website Layout

We have some very exciting news to share with you all!  Theimagefile has just released a brand new responsive website layout which is not only more beautiful than any other layout that has come before it but has also been specifically designed to help your business grow. Below we have covered just a little bit ...
Business Planning

Business Planning

Business planning is best done this time of year. If you can set time aside to do this of course. In the back of your mind, and increasingly in the forefront, as 2018 moves along, 2019 should be making rustling sounds and creeping into your planning as you make firm decisions for the current period. ...

Worldpay Refunds: 10/11/12 September 2018

We understand that a number of you have received a refund email from Worldpay. We would like to apologise for the confusion. After much investigation, we have just been informed by Lloyds that all transactions on the 8 September were processed on the 8 and 9 of September. They corrected this by running a refund ...
Moodboard: Autumn

Moodboard: Autumn

We are now officially in September which means that autumn will soon be upon us. It is one of our most favourite times of year for many reasons, not least the beautiful rich colours which adorn the season. It’s a time of bright orange butternut squash soup, the golden reds and yellows that set landscapes ...
The Complete Online Solution!

The Complete Online Solution!

With the kids all now officially back at school we thought we would share theimagefile’s complete online solution designed specifically for school photographers.  Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! Christmas Page Sets 2017! The Discount You Need For The January Sales ...
PR – essential for your business?

PR – essential for your business?

PR is often overlooked with all sizes of business – big and small. The adage that all PR is good PR is not true! Like the rest of your business, proper planning can avert any horror stories and properly boost your profile and ultimately your sales. Related posts: 8 Powerful Communication Tools For The Small ...
3 Back To School Photo Shoot Ideas

3 Back To School Photo Shoot Ideas

If you hadn’t already noticed from the banners in every shop window and the overwhelming amount of stationery in the supermarkets, next week is back to school week. This is often a bittersweet time for parents and students alike. After all, there is nothing more exciting, nervewracking and emotional than a first day. This is ...
Working on the business, not in the business

Working on the business, not in the business

Working on the business, not in the business is a term you may have heard before. But how do you put this into practice? Being the custodian of your business, there is a massive subconscious tendency to work every hour in the day. To ensure you are doing everything you can to make it a ...
Why Use DS Domains?

Why Use DS Domains?

One of the questions we get asked all the time is “where should I look for a domain name?” and “who is the best domain name provider?”. Well in our opinion, it’s DS Domains. We are partnered with domain name provider DS Domains, who offer an exclusive service to theimagefile. So why should you use them? ...
The Event Photography Guide To Festival Season

The Event Photography Guide To Festival Season

It’s officially festival season which means that event, especially music, photographers will be having a busy few weeks. We have compiled an easy and comprehensive guide to any first-time festival photographers to help you make the most of your music events this summer.  Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day 4 Christmas Photo Shoot ...
Building your brand

Building your brand

Building your brand is super important for any business owner. The demand for change is the hot topic in technology and retail, and therefore every other market. The onus is on staying relevant in such a fast-moving consumer and news environment. This is true to an extent but the longer-term rhythms of consumer behaviour and ...
Tips For Marketing Your Business On Twitter

Tips For Marketing Your Business On Twitter

Twitter is a social media platform that has become increasingly popular with businesses. Not only is it a great way of getting in touch with a large number of people all at once, but equally, is a free marketing tool. If you are interested in marketing your business on Twitter, here are some tips to ...
Milestones To Offer For A Child’s Third Year

Milestones To Offer For A Child’s Third Year

If you are a newborn photographer, a child’s third year is another great milestone opportunity and a way to tie parents into future photo shoots. But what milestones can you offer for a child’s third year? Related posts: Milestones You Could Offer For Baby’s Second Year Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day 3 Back To ...
Competitors

Competitors

Competitors, ah, those darn annoying competitors! I guess they keep us on our toes but standing out from your competitors is no easy task in the world of photography. You may think you take better photos/provide a better service than your rivals. But to the new customer, how do you convey this? Related posts: No ...
3 Ways Blogging Can Help Your Business

3 Ways Blogging Can Help Your Business

Blogging for your business is a fantastic marketing tool that gives your business a voice and more online visibility. A blog is basically another marketing platform for your business, much like social media and email marketing, yet many businesses still aren’t maximising on this. Why? Because many just don’t understand how helpful blogging can be ...

The Importance Of Using Quality Picture Mounts

 Today we have a guest post from the fantastic company Cadremont who produce high-quality professional picture mounts for photographers and artists. Below they discuss why it is so important to use quality picture mounts in your creative business.  As professional artists and photographers, we create work not only for ourselves but for others to ...
Boosting profits

Boosting profits

Boosting profits alongside your everyday, bread and butter business means doing things a little differently. Like taking a holiday to revive the senses or taking a stroll to break the cycle. Finding quick-fire and longer term ways to add some extra to the bottom line requires some creativity and a blast of energy. Related posts: ...
Why You Should Be Creating An Email List

Why You Should Be Creating An Email List

Email lists have been around for years but recently, they have gained popularity. It can seem like everyone is starting an email list but no one really knows why they should. Today we’re discussing why you should start creating an email list and which programmes you could use to make things a little easier and ...