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Unscheduled Downtime on 12-01-2014

Yesterday a major internet service we use, dnsimple.com, was under a massive cyber attack and it took a huge number of websites offline — not just FotoJournal, but hundreds (maybe thousands) of other services too. The scale of attack was enormous and unfortunately the outage lasted for most of ...
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5 Photography Website Mistakes You’re Probably Making

As a photography business owner you know it’s vital to have a strong web presence. Whilst social media is important, your brand online should be anchored by your own website.

You want prospective clients to be able to find and book you, so you select some of your finest ...

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6 Tips for Becoming a Successful Commercial Photographer

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This guest post was written by Aminah Syed.

The difference between a part-time and a professional photographer is more than technical skill. As a professional wedding, family, or portrait photographer you’ll know that it’s your job to take control and allow your clients to enjoy their big day ...

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Local SEO – Get your Photography business on the first page of Google

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A significant and increasing proportion of your prospective clients are turning to the internet to find service providers to meet their needs. If you run a business, it’s never been more important to have a strong web presence. You are a needle in the haystack but you need to ...

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How to create proper keywords, titles, tags and descriptions

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FotoJournal features a wide range of search engine optimization (SEO) features, some of which can cause confusion. Our customers are foremost photographers and not web professionals so it’s understandable that their SEO knowledge may be limited. It’s our responsibility at FotoJournal to educate our customers so they can ...

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What are the top five challenges new professional photographers face?

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Running a photography business is a really tough challenge. The hours of dedication coupled with financial risk and personal sacrifice don’t endear it to everyone. People striving out on their own need all the help they can get. We’d like to help get you off the ground so ...

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8 Tricks That Will Help You Blog More (With Worksheet)

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We’re already two weeks into 2014, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for New Year’s Resolutions. Make blogging yours — here’s how to stick to it!

You already know why you should be blogging — and you probably feel bad for not doing it often enough ...

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What to Write About on your Photography Blog

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If you read our last post on boosting your photography business through blogging then you’ll understand just how important it is to write lots of high quality, original content – the kind of stuff that people would want to share on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media sites because ...

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5 Ways Blogging Will Boost Your Photography Business

5 Ways blogging will boost your photography business

Your talent is the gasoline that fuels your photography business. However, that won’t translate into business if no one knows who you are!

Diving into the world of professional and semi-professional photography means you’ve got killer photography skills and you’re not afraid to use ‘em. Now, how ...

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Why you should enable email subscriptions to your blog — and how to do it

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It’s well known among marketing professionals that blogging is a fantastic promotional tool for your business. But how can you ensure that the work you pour your soul into reaches the greatest possible audience?

Here’s one proven & simple method: send them an email each time you publish a ...

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