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Episode 150: How to Blog for Your Photography Business – Ebby Lowry

Is the amount of time it takes to blog your sessions keeping you from maintaining an updated portfolio on your website?

In episode 150 of the Bokeh Podcast, Ebby Lowry walks through her process for efficiently culling, editing, and blogging her sessions. Listen as she shares her favorite tools to manage her workflow.

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Show Notes

Time Technique: Set business hours.

The Lesson: Sacrifices have to be made.

The Gear Bag: 50mm 1.2 and Leather Backpack

Blogging Tools:
WordPress: wordpress.com
Yoast: yoast.com
Blogstomp: stompsoftware.com/blogstomp/
Photo Mechanic: camerabits.com

The Blogging Process:
1. Shoot
2. Upload to computer and back up.
3. Cull through the entire gallery in Photo Mechanic.
4. Cull for the blog.
5. Edit the photos for the blog.
6. Blogstomp the images and draft the blog post.
7. Write the copy for the blog post.

Tips for Culling in Blogstomp:
1. Create an “originals” folder.
2. Create a “to edit” folder.
3. Create a “to blog” folder.

Mentioned in this Episode:
Food Network: foodnetwork.com
Bobby Flay: bobbyflay.com
Chef’s Table: bit.ly/BPChefsTable
Kara Kamienski Photography: karakamienskiphotography.com
Miriam Salgado: mirsalgado.com
Kenny Kim: kennykim.com

Facebook: facebook.com/ebbylphotography
Instagram: instagram.com/ebby_lowry
Website: ebbylphotography.com
Backpack: bit.ly/BPBackpack