Today’s challenge is to research your place to Store, Show, Deliver and Sell your Photography work.
You work hard on photographing and post-processing your work! So, what’s the best place for you to add your image to? A wordpress.org site? Smugmug? Square Space? etc… There are so many to choose from! It’s like going to the market to grab spaghetti sauce. Unless you know how to make it from scratch …what brand is the best?
I want to share with you today what I use and why I use them. If you paid attention to my title, yep, I use Photoshelter and I’ve been with them since 2008!
Now, I’ve had my moments to leave them when I see a cool new company pop up. I almost left them for one company (I won’t say who), but I can say I’m so happy I didn’t.
Let’s get down to business because that is what we are really talking about.
We, as photographers, need a place where we can Store our images, PDS, TIFFs, JPEGS, RAW and yes PDFs.
We need a place to SHOW our work. You can choose from a variety of website templates. I will say that I would love for Photoshelter to step that up a bit.
I have sent requests to Photoshelter for those of us who sell work for walls. I love Swift Galleries and hope that Photoshelter goes down this road, but for now, it’s a great place to get your work to clients without Dropbox and it’s easy to set up personal galleries just for them.
You can easily set up prices to sell on your site or to give your clients and potential clients guidelines on your pricing! They work with Fotoquote to help you with pricing. That’s a huge perk!
So, truthfully it’s a no-brainer for me and I wouldn’t suggest Photoshelter if I didn’t like them. You’ll have a place to store a variety of large files no matter what type they are. You’ll be able to show your work on a beautiful drag and drop template. You can deliver your images to clients without Dropbox once you’ve completed a contract for clients to license 😉 .
Yes, Photoshelter is a great place to Store, Show, Deliver and Sell Your Work. If you would like to join me on Photoshelter, you can by clicking here. You’ll get a discount too!
Feel free to let me know what you’ve found during your challenge. Maybe there is a website platform I haven’t heard of yet? This is one of the most important challenges I’ve given you. Your presentation will help your business move forward.