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In-depth guide: Business positioning for photographers: How to thrive (not just survive) in today’s saturated industry – with insights from pros

Not getting enough inquiries or sales? Are you constantly under-priced by your competition? Sick of struggling and know that you need to change something? The solution is positioning, and I’ll try to convince you why.

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Q&A #23: showing galleries, keywords in IPTC info, improving traffic & more.

Answering your questions about showing multiple galleries, repeating keywords in IPTC info, amplifying traffic for certain keyphrases & more.

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The right way to sequence your photography portfolio & slideshow images (+ tips from a photo editor)

Learn to strategically arrange your print or web portfolio images for the most visual impact, plus notes from a photo editor.

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In-depth guide: Building a minimalist photography website to improve user-experience and conversion rates

Everything you need to know about minimalism, as applied to the design of photography websites: what minimalism is and isn't, benefits and best practices of going minimalist, plus a lot of examples of minimalist photography websites for your inspiration.

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New .photo & .photography top-level-domains (TLDs) for photographers: should you get one?

All you need to know about migrating your photography site to a new TLD: benefits, problems, examples and a Q&A section.

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Best broken link checker tools for photographers

Broken links are frustrating for website visitors and sabotaging your search rankings. Use these free tools to find and fix them.

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Photographer interview: Orlando Sydney

Great interview with portrait Orlando Sydney: "Having your own independent website is the only way for a ‘professional’ photographer to stand out from the millions on social media."

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Photographer interview: Masa Ushioda

Interview with marine wildlife photographer and stock photo agency owner Masa Ushioda: "Unfortunately, the downward pressure on licensing fees will continue".

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Q&A #22: what it means to be a pro, SEO blog titles, WP plugins, nav menu items

Answering your questions about what it means to be a pro, SEO blog titles, WordPress plugins and navigation menu naming tips.

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🎙️ My interview on the Beginner Photography Podcast: “Website Mistakes For Photographers”

Awesome interview I did with Raymond Hatfield from The Beginner Photography Podcast, talking about my original as a photographer, common photo website mistakes, a detailed list of what you should put on your homepage, and much more.

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Photographer interview: Paul Barkley

Interview with Australian sports photographer Paul Barkley. "We all know that the advent of the mobile phone camera has changed the industry forever, but I don’t think it stops there."

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Q&A #21: deleting old posts, blurry images, optimizing your homepage, slideshow performance

Answering your questions about deleting old posts, blurry images, optimizing your homepage, slideshow performance on photography websites.

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🎙️ My interview on the Hair of the Dog Podcast: “The SEO mistakes most photographers make”

An SEO-focused interview I did for the Hair of the Dog Podcast. Learn about SEO, content marketing, behavior flows, performance bottlenecks and website platforms.

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🎙️ My interview on Brent Bergherm’s Podcasts: “Photographer’s Websites: Tips and Reviews”

Brent Bergherm, host of two popular podcasts (Latitude Photography & Master Photography) recently had me as a guest to talk about different ideas and tips for making a successful photography website.

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Photographer interview: Richard Gooding

Insightful interview with UK architecture photographer Richard Gooding: "I think the industry is slightly dazed and diluted by the massive uptake in phone photography and video-making driven by social media."

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In-depth guide: How to optimize images for website performance: image sizes, compression, tools & testing (updated for 2022)

The definitive guide on optimizing your images to increase the speed of your photography website: how to size & compress your images, what file types and tools to use, how to test your site's speed (plus examples & FAQs). Start your engines!

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🎙️ My interview on the Business of Photography Podcast: “How to get a photography website that will differentiate yourself from the competition”

Bryan Caporicci interviews me on how focusing on website user-experience will lead to better results for your website and differentiate you from the competition.

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Photography Websites Report: Stats & insights from the websites of the world’s top 100+ photographers

What are famous photographers doing right on their websites? Or better yet, what are they doing awfully wrong despite being successful? Read this detailed research project to learn more.

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Photographer interview: Nicholas Goodden

"It’s increasingly competitive due to the democratisation of photography through phones. I think the days of a photographer thinking they can survive on only one niche are past."

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Q&A #20: email newsletters, blog SEO, promoting new services & more

I’m answering your questions about photography websites, business, marketing, SEO, and more. You can ask me anything. I’ll try to answer within 24 hours, and the most useful questions get featured here on the newsletter too. Need any help with your

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Homepage slideshows are dead – 4 better ways to design the top of your website front page

Slideshows are usually bad for user-experience, performance and SEO. Not to mention boring. So let's explore some cool elements you can replace them with, for better website engagement.

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Photographer interview: Ming Poon

Ming Poon is an award-winning photographer/director of photography based in Lake Tahoe, California. Passionate about outdoor pursuits, travel, and making a difference, Ming is inspired by culture, nature, music, friends and family.

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PhotoClaim can help you find your stolen photos and get your money back

Have you ever checked if your pictures are not being used without your consent? Learn how PhotoClaim monitors the Internet and keeps track of your pictures, fighting for your rights. Get the income and recognition that you deserve.

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Photographer interview: Richie Gubler

"I am impressed with the impact Tech companies have on the photography industry. The world keeps spinning, there are new ways to advertise and make your business stand out."

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