Whether you are a professional or amateur photographer, you need attention to your work either to get clients or to get feedback.
And what’s great is that taking your photography passion or profession online is quite easy and costs less than that of a smartphone.
When people hearing launching or taking their profession online they thought of things like having a Website, Social Media accounts. Posting tons of their work on Instagram, and getting attention.
But do it work, as you want?
Because taking your work online, you need to take care of some important things.
So here are the important things you should take care of while launching your photography business/profession online.
Clarity on your purpose.
There are many professional photographers and lots of aspiring ones. But if you want to take your photography concept online.
You should have a clear picture of what’s your present purpose of presenting your photos in front of all and what’s your future goals.
If your goal is getting new clients, then your online presence should be client-oriented.
If your goal is getting feedback for your work or projects from great photographers and people in the same business.Then your online presence should be feedback-oriented.
There should be many purposes.
If you have more purpose and confused you can contact us.
Do you need a website?
I think in today’s world it goes without saying that the website is so much important if you need attention. Why?
Where there are people, there should be your presence. So 100% of people who are online, are searching like on Search Engines whether it’s Google, Bing, Duckduckgo or some other.
And the search engine gives a lot of advantages to websites over Social Media Links.
Let’s say you have an Instagram account as the name “MagnumSoSoPhotography”. So you will be on the top result but if you have a website MagnumSoSoPhotography.com. Then the website always ranks above the Instagram link.
Here’s an example.
What Kind of Website is suitable for you?
If you are a professional photographer and want new clients regarding your services. Then you need a Professional Photography Website.
Otherwise, a Personal Blogging Website is a great fit. Like you are learning photography or giving it a shot. Then present in front of the world for feedbacks, exploration and some experiments.
You can easily sell the photographs online on your own website.
If you are selling your clicked photographs, then you can also convert it with some ecommerce functionalities like payment gateways, product pages, Add To Cart buttons and much more.