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Why Should We Still Print Photos?

If you were to lose your phone tomorrow, how many photographs would be gone forever?

We’re told that we are living in a digital age, that we have every piece of knowledge, software and artwork known to man at our fingertips yet we could still become the lost generation. I think it’s fair to say that the majority of us keep our lives locked up in our phones, computers, tablets and hard drives but rarely in albums and frames. Personally, I think this is something we should all work to change. There are so many valid reasons to stay slightly old school in these modern times, however, we’ve chosen our top three to show how printing should still be respected today. Hopefully it will inspire you to send your own photos off to the printers as well as offer the choice to your customers…

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Shocking Facts About Social Media!

Brace yourselves everyone, because we’re about to talk about the all-important topic of social media…

In blissful times gone by, social media was just another page on a website, rarely used or updated, but no longer! In recent years it has grown exponentially, developing its own language, community spirit and humour. Therefore, we must learn to embrace it!

We realise that some of you are probably there saying “social media is a waste of time for my business because only young people use it”. Well, I hate to break it to you but social media is no longer the teenage domain. Over the past year the fastest growing demographic on Twitter was the 55 to 64 age bracket and according to this study, mothers with children under the age of five are the most active on social media. (Are you listening tchild and baby photographers?!)

It’s very easy to shy away from social media because it appears confusing and overwhelming. Your minds are probably spinning with…

Do I choose Facebook or Twitter? Google+ or LinkedIn?  Is Youtube better than Instagram?

Well, to give you a little help or maybe just a shock we found some weird and wonderful facts about social media and just how powerful it really is…

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School Photographers – Print Packs and Proof Cards – The Online Solution!

We’re really excited to be launching a new online solution for school photographers! Most schools nowadays require an online solution for viewing, ordering and paying for images. The main reason for this is so that the admin tasks lie with, you the photographer and not with the school. As we are all in the service industry we all know that when our customer’s requirements change, our workflows must match them.

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“So we have launched a super easy and cost effective solution!”

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Logo Ideas!

Today we wanted to talk about the importance of logos and how they brand a business. Your logo says a lot about the work you do; from what your business specialises in, to your personal style and target market. It also assists in making your website stand out from the crowd and look great. However…

It  can be difficult to achieve the logo you desire and your company deserves if you’re not a “designer”.

Therefore, we thought we’d give you some ideas on how to get your a beautiful looking logo!

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