How To Launch a Photo Booth Business

How To Launch a Photo Booth Business

Ever wondered about adding a photo booth to your product offering? At Donal Doherty Photography we launched a new photo booth service, Roxbury Booth in 2016. It proved to be a fun addition to the business, it’s an easy add on and a way we can look after our existing...
Get Found in Google – SEO for Photographers

Get Found in Google – SEO for Photographers

Having an all singing, all-dancing website is important, but if no one can find you online what’s the point? You must have a site that not only scores big on usability, and which looks gorgeous, but one that performs well in Search Engine Results (SER). This relates...
HOW MENTORING IMPACTED MY BUSINESS

HOW MENTORING IMPACTED MY BUSINESS

We recently caught up with Michael Love from Michael Love Photography about his experience being mentored by Donal Doherty. This week only we’re offering 50% off mentoring. Click here to learn...
Attract Your Dream Client With Your Website

Attract Your Dream Client With Your Website

Your website is the lynchpin around which your marketing revolves, and for photographers it is our shop window to the world. Jasmine Star calls it your handshake, or the most professional version of you, so where do you start to craft this online hub for you business?...
5 Equipment Essentials for a Beginner Vlogger

5 Equipment Essentials for a Beginner Vlogger

Vlogging’s popularity has increased massively recently, with a number of people creating their own YouTube channels and uploading videos that document their everyday lives, with the goal of becoming the next YouTube sensation. It seems like everyone is doing it,...
4 Reasons Why Vlogging Helps Your Business

4 Reasons Why Vlogging Helps Your Business

Vlogging is an incredible way to reach audiences and to engage them in ways not possible through text and images alone. With video accounting for 69% of all consumer internet traffic, it’s no surprise then that many businesses are vlogging to grow their business...
FACEBOOK AD RETARGETING WITH A CUSTOM AUDIENCE

FACEBOOK AD RETARGETING WITH A CUSTOM AUDIENCE

I’m getting insanely great results from Facebook advertising right now and I wanted to share how you can do the same… Using a custom audience on Facebook you can target people who viewed a video on your page. Click below to watch a video which explains the...
How To Utilise Hashtags To Grow Your Instagram Community

How To Utilise Hashtags To Grow Your Instagram Community

Instagram is the social media platforms that photographers have been crying out for. Dedicated to imagery, it provides a platform to showcase your work, and if you know how to use it properly, it can get you work also. Food photographer and Engage Live trainer Bea...
A MONTH BEHIND THE SCENES

A MONTH BEHIND THE SCENES

This August, Engage Live founder Donal Doherty will launch a month long vlog. Subscribe to Donal’s channel to view a daily video showing the day’s events. You’ll get to see behind the scenes during his busy wedding season, see what goes on at Engage Live and...
Using Live Video As A Marketing Tool For Photographers

Using Live Video As A Marketing Tool For Photographers

Small businesses have many options when it comes to marketing. The most popular choices tend to centre on posting a picture and status on the more immediate social media channels like Facebook or Twitter, and maybe a longer post on a blog. As technology and...
7 Photography Competitions You Need To Enter In 2016

7 Photography Competitions You Need To Enter In 2016

The New Year brings with it new ambitions, and for photographers that can often mean titles and awards. Being able to mention on your homepage that you’ve come top of the pile in a local, national or international competition can do your chances of bagging new...
10 Tools To Improve Your Website

10 Tools To Improve Your Website

There are many tools that you can use to enhance the visibility and usability of your photography website, boost traffic and hence leads, and many of them are free and easy to use! GOOGLE ANALYTICS A free service that allows a website owner to track who uses their...
Five Time-Saving Strategies For Dreaming Up Content

Five Time-Saving Strategies For Dreaming Up Content

Everyone knows that in 2015, business owners should be as concerned with creating content as they are with generating leads. In the digital world, after all, one produces the other. If you think that content is not as important as, say, attending trade fairs or...
Engage Live Gets Ministerial Backing During 8081 Workspace Launch

Engage Live Gets Ministerial Backing During 8081 Workspace Launch

On Friday, October 16, Northern Ireland’s Acting First and Deputy First Ministers, Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness, visited 8081 Workspace in Ebrington, Derry~Londonderry to officially launch the creative hub in which Engage Live has its office and studio...
Not Blogging Is Not Good, Says The Anonymous Photographer

Not Blogging Is Not Good, Says The Anonymous Photographer

Blogging can seem like a pain, but it’s a pain worth enduring if you hope to become visible to an online customer base – according to the Anonymous Photographer. The masked crusader was a guest on Engage Live’s Blogging for Photographers class, advising on...
Blogging For Photographers – Learning From The Corporate Giants

Blogging For Photographers – Learning From The Corporate Giants

American ghostwriting husband and wife team Harder+Wiggins have written blogs for some of America’s most successful photography businesses. As part of their two-day Blogging for Photographers class, they interviewed the guys from Details Nashville photography...
Photo Bartering & The Sharing Economy

Photo Bartering & The Sharing Economy

A couple years ago, Shantanu Starick was a professional freelance photographer running a successful business. And today, 187 trades and 5 continents later–and without earning or spending a farthing–he still is. Meet Shantanu Starick. In the world of freelance...