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How to increase your post reach on your Facebook business page

How to increase your post reach on your Facebook business page!

How absolutely annoying is it to post something on your Facebook business page and it only reach a few people?! It is one of the most frustrating things to see that your posts are only reaching a tiny fraction of the people that ‘like’ your page. Facebook is making things incredibly tricky for all of […]

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Automating Your Workflow In Photoshop | Creating Enhancements and Actions

Automating your workflow in Photoshop while creating enhancements and actions are my absolute favorite things to talk about when it comes to Photoshop so forgive me if I get a bit over enthusiastic! In this post I will be going over how to apply a few enhancements in Photoshop and how to record those enhancements […]

Blogging, SEO & Social Media

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Pinterest Messaging for your Photography Business | A Great Collaboration Tool

Have you discovered that Pinterest has a new feature for all to use?  Maybe you haven’t even noticed this…maybe you saw the buzz going around on the internet in a forum…or just maybe you came across this by  sheer “accident” like I did. Yes…Pinterest now has a message feature.  A private message feature…like that which […]

G+ Crash Course for Photographers - Posting Tips and Etiquette

G+ Crash Course for Photographers | Posting Tips and Etiquette

This post is 3rd post in this G+ Crash-Course for Photographers Series.  Find the other posts here! This is my third article in this series.  Since everyone who comes to G+ was first on Facebook, sometimes G+ can be extra confusing because Facebook has us programmed to do it their way!  Posting is just one of those […]

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Editing, Workflow & Outsourcing

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Lightroom – Editing Babies

Some of you are curious about using Lightroom for editing babies and newborns. If you are a mom, well, I am on a quest to convince every mom that you NEED Lightroom! If you are a “pro” photographer, you probably know that Photoshop is standard for the fine-tuning of skin that you need to do […]

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Lightroom Tone Curve Tutorial & Free Matte Preset

I was recently hanging out in a forum where someone was asking how to make a Matte look on their images. Then when someone said that it is done with the Tone Curve, she was totally lost. And I know why! Because you have to make a small change to your Lightroom Tone Curve before […]

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Organization & Balance

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How to Organize and Backup Digital Downloads

Tell me if this scenario (true story of mine, of course) fits you: Purchase (or find free) all kinds of awesome Actions and Presets, etc! Download to computer. Move to Lightroom/Photoshop proper folders. Computer dies. Actions and Presets die with it. Lol!  I hope that didn’t happen to you!  But I definitely did not understand […]

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Horror Stories of Losing Files | Backup Your Computer!

It’s Halloween so I thought we could gather ‘round the virtual campfire and I can tell some stories…some HORROR stories!  Like, the scariest kind of stories for a photographer…stories of losing files. You think it won’t happen to you.  You love that happy place where you… think you are backed up when you really aren’t… […]

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Finances, Taxes & Contracts

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Add Value to your Precious Time with a Late Policy

You know the ones…you probably have one in your own family.  Yeah.  Someone who actually PLANS to be LATE.  Like that is it is “fashionable”.  And well, it is not in the least bit cool when your clients show up late. But you know what happens.  You are sitting in your car or at your […]

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Excuses, Excuses! Proactive Contract Clause to Avoid Client Cancellations

We’ve all heard the excuses.  Here are some great ones from my Photog friends:  It looks like it’s going to rain. I didn’t have time to get my hair cut.  I didn’t have time to get outfits together. (last minute)….Kids are still sleeping. (a week prior)…His face is swollen we will have to cancel.  I […]

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Be Inspired!

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5 Great Photography Organizations to be Passionate About

I think most of us started out taking photos because we enjoyed it. We loved the interactions between people and the raw emotion that we could capture that could be relived through our work. As we delve deeper into the business aspects of photography, we get busy with pricing and marketing. Too concerned with our […]

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