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Social Media Tips, Infographics and a New Way to See The Difference: The Top 10 Blog Posts of 5/25-29 - PPA Today

Social Media Tips, Infographics and a New Way to See The Difference: The Top 10 Blog Posts of 5/25-29

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By John Owens

Hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend! That means it's our last top 10 of the best month of the year! Dig in to get your weekly photography blog fix.

New See The Difference Resource: Senior Portrait Quiz

SEE THE DIFFERENCE: This new See The Difference tool helps consumers understand that there's more to it to be a pro than snapping photos. Help show your seniors why they need to hire you--a true professional!

10 Behaviors of Unstoppable Entrepreneurs

INSPIRATION: Here's some sound advice that applies to you professional photographers/small business owners. There's more to consider than just your pricing and lighting!

Buzzfeed Cracks the Code

SOCIAL MEDIA: Buzzfeed is the master of all things viral, but did you know it's actually very strategic and not just dumb luck? They've created Pound, a new technology that explains how content spreads through the web. It's an interesting read, especially if you debated about that silly post on "the dress." See if you can learn from Pound to strategize your own marketing!

Advantages and Disadvantages of Film and Digital Photography

ERA COMPARISON: Many new photographers who have only known digital photography are becoming interested in film. Why? PetPixel investigated to find out, comparing the speed, resolution, pricing and more. Take a look at their conclusions!

So You Wanna Be A Photographer? Infographic

SHARE THIS: Here's a fun infographic to share with your photography friends and clients on what it takes to be a successful photographer. Many of them probably have no idea how long and hard the road can be! Share this on your social platforms to show clients there's more to being a pro than just taking pictures!

Get Out of Your Creative Rut!

INSPIRATION: Everyone gets stuck in the muck from time to time. It happens! But here are some helpful tips from the Phoblographer to help you break free and get the creative juices flowing.

How to Reach Different Generations

OUTREACH: You don't have to segment your audience to a single demographic, get the Millenials, Generation X and Baby Boomers all at once! This post from takes a look at who is consuming what content and on what platform?

5 Ways to Improve Your Engagement Photography

MARKETING TIPS: Wedding season is upon us, and often your wedding clients begin as a newly engaged couple! It's like an audition, this post from Fstoppers gives you the tips you need to nail the audition and make sure they bring you back for the big day!

Your Personal Style of Creativity

INSPIRATION: In this week's Creative Warriors podcast, former Imaging USA speaker Jeffrey Shaw has author David Goldstein to discuss adopting a creative and unique style. Have a listen and see if you might learn something about yourself!

5 Smart Ways to Increase Your Facebook Outreach

SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS: As photographers, we all want to grow our social media following, right? Well this post (another infographic!) will teach you how to do just that, organically. Learn how to beat that Facebook news feed algorithm!

There you have it - our favorite posts of the week! What photography blogs or podcasts do you follow? Post your favorites on theLoop or email them to us at



John Owens is PPA's resident wordsmith. Know how they say a picture is worth a thousand words? That's where he comes in. The Connecticut transplant and (still) avid Hartford Whalers fan is an aspiring adventurist/novelist/racer on a lifelong quest to find the best trails, brews and burger.

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