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    5 simple ways to grow your photography business over social media

    | News | 12/04/2014 00:01am
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    Still think Facebook is just for your teenage daughter? If so, you could be missing out on the best free marketing tool in history.

    From its beginnings as a glorified pick-up site for US college kids, Facebook has morphed into a massive FREE online marketing phenomenon which is perfect for visual-based businesses like photography.

    In their latest guest blog post the photo management and Canon Project1709 experts at Photoventure explain why Twitter, Pinterest and other services can help grow your photography business.

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    5 ways to grow your photographic business on social media

    1. Do the business on Facebook

    Photography has become a tough business, and even formerly profitable niches such as weddings and portraits are suffering from falling rates and a glut of competitors/wannabes with cameras and gear just as good as yours.

    By setting up a Facebook business page or Twitter feed you can start to advertise your unique selling points more effectively and start to engage more with current and potential customers.

    SEE MORE: The 10 worst mistakes every photographer makes on social media (and how to avoid them)

    It’s better to set up a Facebook business page in the settings as it’s easier to get a bespoke address, such as facebook.com/joesmithweddings.

    Keep your personal and business Facebook sites separate, too — unless you want customers to see you getting wrecked on holiday, that is…

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    Posted on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 12:01 am under News.

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