Facebook Won

March 24, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Social media is still relevant today for me at least. My stats to my two active websites bear out the fact that I made the correct decision to return to Facebook in December, 2014. CJPPics After leaving in 2011, when Google implemented its own social network, I initially saw a spike in traffic from Google+. That traffic could not sustain it...
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Film to Digital to Phones

March 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When I began my photography obsession, my first camera was a Kodak Instamatic that my maternal grandfather gave me for my tenth birthday. If he only he knew what he started. Six years later I began my “pro” path with Canon. The Canon T50 being the first SLR I owned. That T50 became my camera until 2005. The T50 traveled to Sweden with me in 1982. T...
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Helping Hand

March 10, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
One of the things that bring me great pleasure is helping my friends with social media and building websites. Image from: Pixabay For the past month I’ve been helping my friend, Bonnie D’lizarraga build her website. The preceding link will bring you to her site. There were a number of things we had to do. Bonnie already had a domain name...
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Overnight Success?

March 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
One of the things I've encountered since I've been helping people with promoting their businesses online, especially photography since that's where my experience lies, is the number of people who expect sales and recognition to roll in immediately. Image from: CJP Photos When they hear how long I've been doing this, some people still thi...
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Website Domains

February 24, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
So you are considering moving your photography up a notch. Thinking about creating a website. The first thing to do is create a domain name. If you want to appear to be professional, just like with your camera gear, you don’t want to show up with a point and shoot camera and expect to be taken legitimately. The same goes with a website. You can’t e...
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