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Moodboard: August

Moodboard: August

August is the pinnacle of summertime. The time when vivid colours, hot weather and the term “summer holidays” come into their own.  Many of us will be off to far off destinations to spend time in the sun, days in the sand and evenings cooling off in the pool. It’s a time when long, balmy ...
Capturing The Perfect Wedding Photos

Capturing The Perfect Wedding Photos

This is a guest post written by Katie Jones from Orla James. Since you’ve decided your wedding date, have an idea about the menu, venue, and guest lists, it’s now time to concentrate on how you’re going to capture all these memories. Your wedding day is probably going to be the most beautiful day ...
Website wins

Website wins

Website wins. We all could do with knowing how to get up the Google rankings and how to improve our online enquiries or sales, right? Visitor standards are pretty unforgiving when it comes to how long they give your site before deciding whether to stay or go; ‘dwell time’. The smallest delay or slightly unresponsive ...
3 Pre-Back To School Marketing Tips

3 Pre-Back To School Marketing Tips

It’s not many weeks until it’s time to head back to school so now is the time to put your business at the forefront of your customer’s mind. If you take the time and make the effort to come up with a creative promotional strategy you can:  Promote and get your business in front of ...
Building the business

Building the business

Building the business is, for most of us, the aim of the game. To be able to sell more products, more services, without impacting financially or from a quality aspect is the measure of your company’s success. At what point does expansion become a burden on your business? When should you take the high road ...
Discounting

Discounting

Discounting is an age-old problem for photographers chasing business, keen to keep busy. It is important to be clear on the distinction here. A discounted service is different to offering discounts on particular products for limited amounts of time. Offering a discounted service below that of your nearest competition, as a business strategy, will not ...
Moodboard: July Weddings

Moodboard: July Weddings

We love July weddings. The weather is lovely – the perfect mix of heat and breeze – and is the perfect opportunity to host an outdoor wedding, not to mention take inspiration from nature itself.  For us, July weddings mean fresh white marquees. They look beautiful in the grounds of a stately home, on a ...
Moodboard: July Engagements

Moodboard: July Engagements

July engagements are truly beautiful. Now that the sun is making a regular appearance and the weather is that little bit warmer, there are so many pre-wedding shoot options available.  Some ideas are to visit a local park or botanical garden. We love the outdoorsy nature of these engagement shoots as well as the beautiful greenery ...
3 Ways To Put Routine Tasks On Auto-Pilot

3 Ways To Put Routine Tasks On Auto-Pilot

Summer is one of the busiest times of the year. It’s wedding season, back to school is only a few weeks away and many of us have our own holiday plans booked. You might find yourself wishing that there was two of you or that there were more hours in the day. Well, there’s a ...
How Secure Does Your Website Need To Be?

How Secure Does Your Website Need To Be?

Other than for the obvious reasons of wanting you and your visitor’s data to remain safe, there are other benefits of making sure your website is secure.  In an attempt to make the internet a safe place to b, and do business the search engines are going to be dropping site ranks on websites that ...
11 Blog Post Ideas For Wedding Photographers

11 Blog Post Ideas For Wedding Photographers

When you first start blogging, chances are you’re doing it because you know it’s good for your business, but knowing where to start and what to write about can be overwhelming. So whether you have just jumped on the blogging band waggon or have had one for a while but haven’t quite got around to ...
Moodboard: July

Moodboard: July

July is a wonderful time of year. As a child, it is a month full of promise and the chance for adventures over the summer holidays. The opportunity to get outdoors and play in the sunshine and fresh air. As an adult, July holds the expectation of summer trips and the prospect of relaxing on ...
Managing Data

Managing Data

Managing data may not sound important to a photographer, but if you are serious about growing your business, then it is a key part of doing just that. In this day and age, we have no excuse not to understand how our customers are shopping and where we might find them. There is so much ...
Time is your friend

Time is your friend

Earlier in the blogs, we explored building your business and how time is your friend or can become your enemy if you allow it. Well, best not to allow it and make it work for you instead. Creative pursuits like photography do not like to be time-constricted. Business operation, marketing and administration are elements that can be ...
The New “One-Collection”!

The New “One-Collection”!

We have been working hard on a massive upgrade – “One-Collection”. This upgrade is free and offers better functionality in all areas.  The collection and file edit pages have been completely redesigned to include new and improved features and tools including better search options, sharing tools, increased SEO and client privacy options. The new user ...
How To Refresh Your Pinterest Boards

How To Refresh Your Pinterest Boards

Pinterest has become an increasingly popular social media platform with businesses as a way of gaining more website traffic and potential sales. Not only that, but it’s perfect for photographers as it is a very visual and creative medium. If you haven’t already, I would highly suggest signing up for a Pinterest account. If you ...
Small business lessons

Small business lessons

  You may be working by yourself or have the operating schedule of one person, but you need others to support your business and administration Related posts: 8 Powerful Communication Tools For The Small Business Networking Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Why Client Communication Is So Important ...
Graduation & Prom Inspiration

Graduation & Prom Inspiration

Within the next few weeks, students all over the country will be attending their school proms and be graduating from university. It’s one of the most important and memorable days of a young person’s life and what better way to capture it than with a professional portrait session. Below is a little bit of inspiration ...
Brand consistency

Brand consistency

Brand consistency is super important. Especially as today’s consumer may have a variety of different ways of first coming into contact with you. Your online profiles need to be clear, consistent and secure. For example, if Cannon was presented as one thing on Twitter by their customer service team and something completely different on your desktop ...
Father’s Day Social Media Downloads

Father’s Day Social Media Downloads

Earlier this week we released the new Father’s Day page set. To help you market your new offers we have also created some social media downloads. These are a great way of marketing your offers on your website or blog, as well as spreading the message on all your social media platforms, allowing your to ...
New Father’s Day Page Set!

New Father’s Day Page Set!

Father’s Day is on the 18 June 2017 so it’s time to start preparing your business and getting your offers out there to potential customers. So here is the new Father’s Day page set to download!  Related posts: Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day The Ultimate Christmas Checklist For Your ...