Category archives: Business

5 hurdles aspiring professional photographers must overcome......

  I've been heavily involved in photography for a number of years now and with that experience comes a few things I've noticed throughout the industry.  As I peruse the photography forums and talk to photographers that are interested in doing this for a living, there seems to be this recurring theme that I hear.  There is a hurdle or two we need to get past be[...]

5 Photos You Should Never Use for Your LinkedIn Profile Pic

LinkedIn is a 300 million-plus member site that is used for professional networking, brand building, hiring managers, potential clients and other interests related to the business world.  Yes, it is considered a social media site but the key word in my first sentence is PROFESSIONAL. LinkedIn does not take profile pics lightly therefore neither should you. If your [...]

ONE thing your professional headshot needs to say.....

What Message Does Your Headshot Give?? There truly is only one thing that you, as a professional conceptualizing your headshot, really needs to convey with your headshots.  If you go into your professional headshot shoot with this in mind, you can knock your shoot out of the park.  If your photographer doesn't realize that this one thing is your goal, you need to do [...]

What's New in WordPress 4.7???

WordPress 4.7 was released in early December.  This is the last major update of the year and with it comes some pretty sweet improvements and fixes.  This week, we'll go over some of the major changes and fixes. For a full list and description of the changes in this new release, check this page out. Seeing that 4.7 is a major release, you'll need to manually ini[...]

SEO is CRAP……right?!?!

SEO is CRAP......right?!?!

I'll admit that I've haven't always taken SEO seriously.  I used to believe that if your website provides value as it should, you will get more and more eyes to your site.  I do still believe that but I also believe that there are certain things you can to put yourself in a better position to rank higher on Google searches. Let me begin by stating that I'm definite[...]

Design Your Website with a Plan......

Hello all and thanks for stopping by and spending some time with me this week.  First let me apologize for not posting last week.  I rarely miss blog posts so that wont be the norm.  Let's get into how to design your website with a plan. My last blog post was about building my website with a plan in mind.  I know my website is photography based, but this info appli[...]

I'm Now A Man With A Plan......

It was time for an overhaul..... Hi everybody!  It really does feel good to be writing weekly posts again.  Last week, I talked about the debut of my new website.  It's not 100 percent perfect yet but it's getting there.  I mentioned that the point of rebuilding my website and moving from Zenfolio to a Wordpress site is because you get so much more control with Wordp[...]

It's Been a While But I'm Back......

Wordpress just does it better...... I know it's been a while since I've published a blog post but I promise I haven't forgotten about you all!  I have actually been working pretty hard on a website optimization project that kept be from being able to publish blog posts.  I've switched website hosting platforms which included rebuilding my entire website.  My website [...]