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November 2018

Business, Featured, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Photography

Is There Such a Thing as a “Perfect Picture”?

Is there such thing as a perfect picture? | Alexis the Greek blog

I’ve been in the photography business now for about 5 years altogether. Though I’ve gotten steadily better at my camera settings and “lining up the shot,” I’m surprised again and again at the reality that a picture doesn’t have to be perfect to be powerful.

In today’s fast-paced culture, businesses are expected to churn out content faster than ever before—often forcing them to choose between “done” and “perfect.” According to Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, some 10,000 hours are required to become a “master” of anything; but when you’re expected to post once a day on at least 3 social platforms in order to stay top-of-mind, suddenly even 10 minutes becomes a luxury.

In every one of the photos in today’s post, I would love to change at least one thing. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t serve their purpose: to catch the right person’s eye in an email blast or an Instagram feed. Read More

Business

5 Fast Ways to Upgrade Your Website (for $0)

5 Ways to Update Your Website (for $0)

If you’ve stopped sending traffic to your website because it hasn’t grown with your business, you’re definitely not the first!

The prospect of overhauling, rebranding, or even just updating a website is so overwhelming for many business owners to face that they literally put it off for years—basically until they absolutely can’t anymore.

If you’re in the boat of “it’s too expensive,” or, “it’s too much work,” you’re in luck. There are actually a few things you can do pretty much instantly to improve your website if you have access to the admin dashboard/back end of things.

Take these 5 steps and see if you don’t feel a weight lift off your shoulders! Read More