Any Occasion Photography Blog

I recently put the finishing touches on another client's blog. Any Occasion Photography, a wedding photography company in Central Florida, has been a client of mine since 2004 when it opened. Over the years I've done a redesign on their website and numerous gallery updates. However they were wanting something different a few weeks ago. They wanted a quick and easy way to post updates about their clients, the work they do, and tips and hints for brides (and grooms) when choosing a wedding … [Read more...]

Improving Website Speed

No one likes a slow website. Everyone knows this, and I've even written about speeding up your website before. In the past, users would be willing to wait approximately seven seconds for a web page to load before they leave. Now, as users are getting used to faster sites, and higher bandwidth from their cable or DSL provider, they are even less willing to wait.  Some recent reports are stating that after two seconds (the holy grail of web speed), users are starting to leave the site to find a … [Read more...]

How to Gain Facebook Fans – Showcases To Go

I started working with Showcases To Go almost 10 years ago, helping develop the second version of their website. The first version didn't offer any type of on-line purchasing. However, in April of 2001, we released their new website, and I've been doing updates and revisions for them ever since, and not more than 70% of their business comes from their website. Showcases To Go is the second company I want to introduce to you in this two part process of how to gain fans on Facebook. Earlier … [Read more...]

Increasing your Facebook Fans

Recently I've helped two clients of mine increase traffic to their Facebook pages, and thus increase the number of likes they receive. The reason for showcasing the two, is that the two companies approached the process in two completely different ways. I will share the two different methods, and why it worked for each of them in the next two posts. I wanted to share both because so many times you will read there is "the" way to make something work, but that is not always the case. Of … [Read more...]