The Importance of Tracking Image Licenses

The Importance of Tracking Image Licenses

Tracking Image Licenses by Cradoc Bagshaw In the middle of the last recession, I asked my friend, photography consultant Mary Virginia Swanson, how her clients were doing in the depressed economy. She shared there’s a group of photographers who typically do better...
Get Images Seen Online – The Importance of Photo Keywording

Get Images Seen Online – The Importance of Photo Keywording

By Cradoc Bagshaw Recently I talked with photographer Ron Watts about his stock shooting and his image keywording problems. Ron and I have known each other since the 1980’s. We met in Los Angeles at the Westlight photo agency, while we were both in town on...
Be Successful Doing What You Love

Be Successful Doing What You Love

It’s a New Year – Time to Scale Up As we step forward into 2019, many photographers – small business owners and solopreneurs – are looking for new ways to become more productive and efficient. They’re looking for ways to run their business more effectively...
Get Ready To Grow Your Photography Business in 2019!

Get Ready To Grow Your Photography Business in 2019!

If you want to get more clients as a photographer you have to market yourself and put yourself out there to grow your photography business. And, not just randomly, you need a written marketing plan with goals to reach and action steps to take. Showing your newest work...
Negotiation – Image Uniqueness

Negotiation – Image Uniqueness

By Cradoc Bagshaw One of the keys to negotiation – image uniqueness. When I first wrote fotoQuote in the early 90’s word was that stock was dead. There were a lot of changes happening in the photo industry as things shifted to digital. No one knew what the...
More fotoBiz X Features

More fotoBiz X Features

More fotoBiz X features In addition to assisting with the day-to-day management of your business, fotoBiz has a number of other features designed to help you run a more efficient and successful photography business. Gear Enter your equipment in this module and fotoBiz...
Work Smarter Not Harder – Photographer Websites

Work Smarter Not Harder – Photographer Websites

by Grover Sanschagrin Here’s my theory: Photographer websites are generally built for other photographers, and not for their true customers – photo editors and photo buyers. I am in somewhat of a unique position. As a founder of both PhotoShelter and...
Buyouts vs Rights Packages

Buyouts vs Rights Packages

Buyouts vs Rights Packages: A buyout, unlimited use and exclusive use are three very different terms and you and your client need to be very clear on what each one means. A buyout means a transfer of the copyright on your image to the client. This gives the client the...
Negotiation – Asking the Right Questions

Negotiation – Asking the Right Questions

How to have a successful negotiation asking the right questions. Part of being a good negotiator is knowing what questions to ask. Understanding how your image adds value to your client’s project is the key to effective negotiation. It’s your work...

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