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After sales

After sales

After sales is a real buzz word right now, and is here to stay. There is a real trend for customer attention post shoot. Make sure your client has every opportunity to continue being a customer. Offer the greatest level of service of satisfaction. However, there a fine line between customer care and annoyance. Also, ...
4 Ways To Boost Your Newborn Photography Business

4 Ways To Boost Your Newborn Photography Business

When you’re running a business, you should always be thinking of ways to boost bookings, sales and income. The same applies when you’re running a photography business. Here are four ways that you can boost business, specifically for newborn photographers.  Related posts: Baby Milestone Sessions To Offer 7 Sales Tips For Newborn Photographers Milestone Sessions ...
Summer Moodboard

Summer Moodboard

After this endless winter, I think we could all do with a bit of summer sunshine so we have put together a little summer mood board. We love everything that summer has to offer. Not just the potentially great weather but also the food, colours and flowers.  Food comes in all forms during the summer ...
6 Selling Tips For Wedding Photographers

6 Selling Tips For Wedding Photographers

As a wedding photographer, you are in the lucky position that newly married couples want to keep their wedding pictures for many years to come and are therefore quite an easy audience to sell to.  As mentioned before, a large number of wedding photographers are choosing to sell to the couple in-person before putting the ...
Selling

Selling

Selling is an art which takes many different guises. Master it, complimented by your fantastic photography, and you will be on to a winner. There’s no point in being a great photographer if you aren’t selling anything. You’ll soon have to look elsewhere to pay the bills. You need to be great at both; snapping ...
Promoting Your Father’s Day Offers

Promoting Your Father’s Day Offers

Father’s Day isn’t many weeks away so it’s time to start promoting our offers and discounts so that we can increase sales and bookings. But how are you going to tell people about your new offer or discount? Here are five ways to promote your Father’s Day offer.  Related posts: 8 Ways To Prepare Your ...
A Simple Guide To Becoming A Wedding Photographer

A Simple Guide To Becoming A Wedding Photographer

We are at the start of the wedding season and after the beautiful Royal wedding last weekend, we wanted to share a really simple guide to wedding photography for anyone who is considering becoming a wedding photographer or for those who have thought of expanding into the genre.  Related posts: So You Want To Be ...
New Father’s Day Page Sets 2018!

New Father’s Day Page Sets 2018!

This year Father’s Day is on the 17 June 2018 so it’s time to start preparing your business for the increase in bookings and sales and getting your special offers out there to potential customers. So, we have some new Father’s Day page sets to get you started and to provide inspiration.  Related posts: Mother’s ...
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 ...