social media

my Facebook Page on photography

Today I got to watch the odomoter tick over to where I now have more than 10k fans of my Facebook page on photography. And while I know that Facebook ‘likes’ do not translate as any real measure of success, or relate to actual $$$ in the pocket, it does feel good to see that so many people are following my Facebook page.

Thank you!

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important news for photographers with Facebook pages

In the past week or so, Facebook once again changed things on us. I know, I know, another week, another unannounced roll-out of something new and fabulous on Facebook. This time however, the change is a big deal for photographers who rely on their Facebook Page for marketing. You simply won’t reach your audience unless you pay Facebook … per post.

Learn more inside…

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Facebook TimeLine – cover image template – free download!

The roll-out of TimeLine, the new look to Facebook pages, has caused somewhat of a stir. Many people kick against it, but many photographers use the banner space available to good effect. The good news is that once you get used to it, the Timeline view of Facebook is easy to implement; easy to use; and easy to navigate. Timeline also helps in clearly presenting your brand as a photographer, or whatever your interest or business might be.

The distinctive look of Facebook’s Timeline view starts with a banner consisting of a wide Cover image and a smaller Profile Image. The Cover Image is also what becomes the Page’s Icon next to every post.

As mentioned here a few days ago, I decided to embrace the new look on my photography page on Facebook with a banner using several of my favorite images. Instead of a single image, I wanted to show some variety. While I am a wedding photographer, I also do other photography work.

When I posted news about the update to my Facebook page, I had a bunch of people ask me how I managed to line up the the Profile Picture with the Cover Image.

Well, here’s how it is done …

Learn more inside…

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