Field Report:

The Non-Glamorous Side of Photography

Weekly Photography Links – 10/17/08

Lesson #2: Take advantage of the atomization of demand and expand the scope of consumption

Lesson #3: Take advantage of the oversupply and target your brand, your niche, your fans, your customers

I think Taylor Davidson has some really great business advice here for photographers.

Digital Railroad to be Liquidated? – John Harrington believes so. If it’s true, this is unfortunate as the talent level is extremely high amongst their stable of photographers. Their marketplace has made sales for people. If Photoshelter could somehow figure out their business model and do what they do best and learn from what DRR does best they could really make a difference in the photo industry ironically after shutting down their Photoshelter Collection today.

Stock Photography, the Consumer and the Future – Dan Heller. A very long post but thought-provoking as usual.

Determine the Website’s Purpose – InFocus.

Do You Really Need to Pay Attention to Social Media? – Talent Zoo. If you want to successfully market your photography brand, then you’ve got to embrace modern marketing strategies.

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October 17, 2008 - Posted by | Weekly Links | ,

2 Comments »

  1. Richard – you have compiled a very good list of weekly links here. I checked them all out and they were all worth reading. Thanks for putting this list together.

    Comment by Sherri Meyer | October 17, 2008 | Reply

  2. Thanks Sherri. Keep an eye out on Monday for a new blog post as well.

    Comment by Richard Wong | October 17, 2008 | Reply


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