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50 curated articles to help you improve your online presence & SEO (preview image)

50 curated articles to help you improve your online presence & SEO

Spend some time with this reading material to stay in touch with the web-design industry and SEO best-practices.

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A quick overview of integrating a blog into your photography website (preview image)

A quick overview of integrating a blog into your photography website

Your options for integrating a blog into your existing site and combining different platforms into a hybrid photo website.

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The process of selecting images for a strong & coherent portfolio (preview image)

The process of selecting images for a strong & coherent portfolio

Guidelines for building a better (online & offline) photography portfolio and a curated selection of resources to learn more.

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Common web-design worries expressed by photographers (preview image)

Common web-design worries expressed by photographers

A round-up of answers given by photographers (looking to build a website) when asked what they're worried about.

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Having separate photography websites or merging them? (preview image)

Having separate photography websites or merging them?

This is a common pain point for photographers (with multiple specialties), and it's a game of compromises...

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Information architecture for photographers: how to structure your site for optimal user experience & conversions (preview image)

Information architecture for photographers: how to structure your site for optimal user experience & conversions

Whenever you build or redesign a photography website, you need to think about how you'll be organizing the content.

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Case study: PhotoBizX website design makeover (preview image)

Case study: PhotoBizX website design makeover

Thought process and screenshots from redesigning the PhotoBizX Podcast website. Use this as inspiration for your own site.

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Spring cleaning: 12 ways to freshen up your outdated photo website (preview image)

Spring cleaning: 12 ways to freshen up your outdated photo website

If your photography website is gathering cobwebs, it's about time you do a quick audit and change things up.

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Q&A – March 2016 (preview image)

Q&A – March 2016

Details about my web-design process, WordPress plugins for content protection and errors in Google Search Console.

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How to resize, export & compress images for optimal website performance (preview image)

How to resize, export & compress images for optimal website performance

Actionable advice for optimizing your images to increase the speed of your photography website. Start your engines!

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Q&A – February 2016 (preview image)

Q&A – February 2016

Design & usability concerns for grids of images, thoughts on hosting server location, and recommendations for custom fonts.

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Curated list of the best WordPress plugins for photographers (preview image)

Curated list of the best WordPress plugins for photographers

Collection of recommended WordPress plugins (that I'm often using when building photography websites).

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8 quick wins to improve your photography website this year (preview image)

8 quick wins to improve your photography website this year

It's time to grow your business by making some important (but often neglected) changes to your photo website.

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Q&A – January 2016 (preview image)

Q&A – January 2016

The struggles of starting out and getting traffic, thoughts on pop-ups, homepage layouts, flash websites and more...

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The new ForegroundWeb monthly Q&A – answering your questions about photography websites, business, SEO & more… (preview image)

The new ForegroundWeb monthly Q&A – answering your questions about photography websites, business, SEO & more…

Having gotten a lot of great questions from photographers over the years, I'm sharing my answers to some of the best ones.

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Navigation menu best‑practices for photography websites (preview image)

Navigation menu best‑practices for photography websites

All-important recommendations for building a clear & effective navigation menu, with examples along the way.

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The complete SEO guide for photographers: 50 tips to maximize your Google rankings & get found online (preview image)

The complete SEO guide for photographers: 50 tips to maximize your Google rankings & get found online

50 (yes, fifty) detailed SEO tips (all with examples & resources) for building a photo website that both users & Google will love!

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15 best features of successful photo websites (and how to design yours) (preview image)

15 best features of successful photo websites (and how to design yours)

Learn from successful photographers and follow the same best practices for building your amazing photography website.

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How to work efficiently with a web designer on your photography website (preview image)

How to work efficiently with a web designer on your photography website

Working with a great designer can totally super-charge your photography business, but it's important to have the right mindset.

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The complete guide to building your amazing photography “About” page (preview image)

The complete guide to building your amazing photography “About” page

Understand the best-practices of writing a clear & concise "bio" text, and get inspired from effective "About" page examples.

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12 quick actions you can do today to improve your photography website (preview image)

12 quick actions you can do today to improve your photography website

Back to ForegroundWeb's core mission, let's get more practical and explore 12 simple ideas to upgrade your web presence.

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Case Study: Contact page overhaul example (preview image)

Case Study: Contact page overhaul example

Details of the redesign process for improving a photography Contact page (planning ideas, screenshots and benefits).

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Watermarking your images: Pros & Cons (preview image)

Watermarking your images: Pros & Cons

Image watermarking is a game of preferences and compromises. Lets explore the top advantages and disadvantages.

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The essentials of building an effective photography “Contact” page (preview image)

The essentials of building an effective photography “Contact” page

Learn the secrets of designing a great Contact page, one of the most important ways to optimize your photo website.

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