A Few Great Tips about Making a Successful Photo Website
Every modern photographer knows that having a successful, professional photo website is a must. This website is used for two reasons – as an online portfolio and as a place where photographers can market their work. It is impossible for modern clients to take you seriously if you don’t have a site. If you have never created a website before you should know that making one is simple and easy and in order to make things even simpler we have created a short life of tips for creating a successful photo website.
- Make sure that your photos are highlighted
When building a photo website, opt for a solution that will allow you to place the photos in the center and in the front. There are many themes/layouts like this out here. You should also make sure that you can create many galleries.
- Focus on quality
We are sure that every professional photographer has thousands of photos in their computers and memory cards. But, when you are building your online portfolio for your website, you should focus on quality and forget about quantity. Anyone can take dozens of photos in a few minutes, but only the best photographers can take memorable photos. Select the photos that describe your work in the best light. Ask your friends to help you make the right choice.
- Create a website that mirrors your style and aesthetic
As we have already mentioned, photographers can now choose between hundreds of different themes and designs for their website. Some of these themes look great, but do they match your photography style and esthetic? In other words, photographers must find compatible themes. Visitors will base their opinion on the themes and design you have used not only on your photos.
- Add an eCommerce feature
Now here’s another useful advice. It’s now very easy to add an eCommerce feature on your photo website. You can offer premade photos to your visitors for photo marketing purposes. Take a closer look at the prices offered by other photographers and be realistic.
- Add a blog
We should also highlight the fact that having a blog on your photo website is a smart move. This will help you improve your rank in the search engine results and it will also help you share your thoughts and ideas with your visitors giving them a more personal experience.
— PhotoWorkout (@PhotoWorkout) 21 de julio de 2017