The countdown to Thanksgiving has begun! As you wind down your week, sit back, relax and enjoy the top 10 blog posts of the week.
IMAGING USA: With Imaging USA getting closer and closer, it's important that you take in all the advice that you can to have the best convention yet! This video features a tour of the home of Imaging USA 2016, the Georgia World Congress Center. Watch and be better informed on the location of all the places you will need to go during the event.
PPA BENEFITS: Credit card processing fees can be such a hassle for photographers. PPA has your back with discounted rates for PPA photographers through Bank of America Merchant Services.
TIPS: Sometimes baby photography sessions can be difficult. Little ones don't always do what you would like them to do. This blog featured on Virtual Photography Studio provides ideas and tips to help you master the art of photographing babies.
INSIGHT: Choosing the perfect location for a shoot can be the difference between an absolute success and an absolute failure. Improve Photography features a podcast where professional photographers discuss the factors that go into choosing the right location dependent upon the client, ideas, and purpose of the photo.
ADVICE: Taxes can create an emotional strain for many photography business owners. In this blog you can read about various tips that will help you master your taxes and be in better financial health.
VISUAL IMPACT: Sometimes photographers feel the urge to move past the normal two-dimensional image and into something with more visual impact. This blog featured on Digital Photography School dives into how using foreground can change your images to have much more of an impact.
RESOURCES: Many clients do not truly understand the value of hiring a professional photographer, which makes it very difficult for photographers to make good business. See The Difference has logos that you can add to your website to help raise awareness of the advantages that come with hiring a professional photographer.
WEBSITE MANAGEMENT: Sometimes when photographers first create their websites they can become obsessed with the idea of how much traffic is coming into the site. Photofocus posted this blog in order to open website owners up to things they should be doing (outside of watching their stats) in order to improve their consumer following.
VALUABLE TIPS: When things get difficult as a photographer some people resort to quitting. The blog FrederickVan features a video discussing facts and tips that are involved in surviving the wedding photography business market.
QUICKTIPS: Who would have ever thought that changing your cover image thumbnail could be this easy? Check this blog posted by Lightroom Killer Tips to learn how to choose which photo you want to be your cover image in your stack.
There you have it, our Weekly Roundup of our top 10 blog posts! What photography blogs or podcasts do you follow? Post your favorite on theLoop
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