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How to Nail Your Next Wedding Show

April 23, 2018 | colleen

photo by Emma Shourds Photography With so many ways to promote your wedding photography over the web, we wanted to momentarily switch gears and talk about some good ole fashioned face-to-face time: wedding shows! Putting time and effort into a wedding show can have a positive impact on your business and allow you to connect with couples and vendors in your community. Whether you’re a newbie or veteran when it comes to participating in wedding shows, […]

9 Things to Remember When Putting Together Your Next Styled Shoot

April 9, 2018 | colleen

photo by Jeff Brummett Visuals There’s a lot more that meets the eye when putting together a styled shoot, and we’ve laid it all out for you! Because wedding blogs often publish fewer styled shoots than real weddings, editors tend to be fairly picky over what styled shoots get featured and what don’t. In order to help you plan the most dreamy shoot that will lead to blog features and bookings, we came up with a list […]

5 Pinterest SEO Tips for Wedding Photographers

April 5, 2018 | colleen

photo by Erin Fraser Photography With Instagram’s unpredictable algorithm, we wanted to give you a little insight on another social media platform that is way underutilized by wedding photographers: Pinterest. It’s no secret that we love Pinterest and it’s been our number one traffic referrer. We came up with five Pinterest SEO tips that will help put you on the right track to better Pinterest profile credibility, an increase of traffic, and an overall SEO boost. […]

18 Apps to Add Wow Factor to Your Instagram Stories

March 29, 2018 | colleen

photo by Kathrin Krok Fotografie Editing on your phone just got a whole lot easier thanks to some of our favorite photo editing apps for Instagram stories. Your Instagram feed already stands out and sets you apart from other accounts, so why not apply that to your stories. With so many ways to edit, add text and graphics, and even create gifs, we thought we’d make a list of apps that we are absolutely loving and […]

30 Pinterest Board Ideas for Wedding Photographers

March 26, 2018 | colleen

photo by Erin Trimble Photography If there’s anything you may know about us, it’s our love for Pinterest! In hopes to get you and other wedding photographers on the Pinterest train, we came up with 30 Pinterest board ideas that will help you jump start your Pinterest success. No more feeling like you’re in a Pinterest rut or not knowing where to start! Whether you’re new to using Pinterest or you just need a refresh, this […]

How to Break Up With a Prospective Client

March 19, 2018 | colleen

photo by Maggie Grace Photography When fresh, new inquiries roll into your inbox, it’s hard not to get pumped about the potential of photographing that wedding. But what if you’re not meshing with the prospective client as well as you would like? Whether you’re not vibing with their initial inquiry or you don’t think you’ll be a good match for the client after a couple of back-to-back emails, we came up with an easy guide on […]

Wedding Photographers: These Automation Strategies Are a Game Changer for Your Social Media Workflow

March 15, 2018 | colleen

photo by Lauren Dixon Photography Finding a social media workflow that works well for you and your business can be a huge game changer. There are so many different platforms to keep up with and it’s even more exhausting trying to keep track of the constant changing algorithms, but one thing stands true: content is key. Setting the time aside to plan and schedule posts will help you in making sure you post consistently and often. […]

Pinterest for Wedding Photographers – New Online Course from Photobug Community!

March 7, 2018 | carrie

Photo by Noelle Johnson Raise your hand if you’ve never used Pinterest to market your wedding photography business. Believe us, you’re not alone. We’ve spoken to so many wedding photographers who feel like Pinterest isn’t worth their while or that the platform just doesn’t make sense. These misconceptions = missed opportunities! Over the past 4 years, we’ve discovered the strategies that make Pinterest tick. These easy, actionable steps have led to a traffic increase of nearly […]

Feeling Meh About Instagram? Read This.

March 1, 2018 | carrie

photo by The Ramsdens We all remember the beauty of the chronological Instagram feed, but the saying “good things don’t last forever” definitely rings true in the story of Instagram’s algorithm changes. Over the past year, Instagram has implemented a series of tweaks that have shifted the landscape of one of our favorite social platforms. Slowly but surely, we all started to feel the effects of these algorithm changes. At the end of 2017, articles […]

Wedding Photographers! Here Are 5 Thank You Gift Ideas That Your Couples Will Love

February 19, 2018 | colleen

photo by  Carina Skrobecki You pour your heart and soul into your work, so why not have that reflected after the wedding day is all said and done? From their initial inquiry to delivering their digital images, you are responsible for the experience that you give your couples. Gifting your clients a little something is the perfect way to give a wonderful lasting impression. Plus, these gifts will be used by your couples and they will […]