SEO and Social Media, Imaging USA Recaps and Camera Sensor Size: Our Top Blog Posts from January 18 - 22, 2016

As you get back into the swing of your business post-Imaging USA, take a few minutes to

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 check out the top blogs of this week. You'll find everything from social media advice to pricing for real estate photography. Check them out below.

1. Imaging USA Roundups

IMAGING USA: Imaging USA 2016 was last week in Atlanta. If you weren't able to go, check out recaps from pre-convention, day one, day two and day three from PPA staff member James Yates. We hope to see you in 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. 

2. 50 Shades of SEO: The Secrets of Social Media 

MARKETING/SOCIAL MEDIA: Do you know how social media can impact your Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Check out this guide for photographers from Zenfolio on how social media and SEO work together and learn how to make your business more visible on the web!

3. Building a Successful Career As a Generalist Photographer With Viktoria Haack

GENERALISTS CAN BE PROFITABLE!: While many photographers choose to focus their business on one specific specialty, there are photographers out there who are generalists - meaning they shoot anything and everything! In this post, Fstoppers interviews generalist photographer Viktoria Haack on how she's found success without specializing. There's some good advice here that you may be able to apply to your own business!

4. Photogs! Stay off Railroad Tracks

SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY: PPA works with Operation Lifesaver to educate photographers on the dangers of photographing on railroad tracks and why you should avoid doing this. Don't take our word for it though! This post gives one photographer's perspective on the dangers of photographing on railroad tracks after having their eyes opened to the risk at Imaging USA!

5. How To Photograph With Meaning

DEVELOPING STYLE: Do you struggle trying to find your own photographic style? This post from Digital Photography School is for you. It gives advice on how you can start to develop a photographic style that will, in turn, give your images more meaning!