Using commercial templates to wow your clients

Unless you're a creative genius, you may find that buying (actually, licensing) commercial templates is a lot easier than designing them yourself. But what do you get when you pay for a template? Here's a sample description using the "I Heart You" template from Cherie...

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5 Tips to Begin Attracting Corporate Photo Booth Clients

"How do I get corporate clients?" This is one of the most asked questions in the photo booth industry, and the answers are some of the most guarded secrets amongst those who have moved up the food chain and made a name for themselves in the corporate world. There is...

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Stand out from the Photo Booth Crowd – Your Website

It is safe to say the Event Photo Booth industry is well over a decade old now.  When I opened up shop in 2007, there were just two photo booth companies in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.  They were pioneers of the photo booth movement, and those two companies...

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Creating or modifying photo strip templates

While many variations of photo booths create different end results, such as images distributed on social media or videos saved for the benefit of the sponsor, the primary output of your photo booth is still a printed strip. That’s a big part of the photo booth...

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Reflectors, umbrellas and soft boxes

OK, I'm still talking about lighting. But that's because really good lighting does more to improve your photos than buying a new camera or lens will ever do. No matter what your source of light - continuous bulbs, LEDs, electronic flash - the light becomes better when...

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Foto Master’s Mirror Me Booth

We've all been seeing the Selfie mirror posts taking over the Photo Booth groups on Facebook, so we thought it was time that we asked our sponsor Foto Master to tell us what makes their Mirror Me Booth so unique.  Here's what we've learned: Foto Master’s Mirror Me...

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Here’s my card – oops, I don’t have any…

The prospect has just gone through your booth and she's really excited. Getting married in 6 weeks and she'd like some more information. You dig through all your pockets and come up empty. Not a business card in sight. And yet you're standing right next to a high...

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Your Printer Should Never Let You Down

On all the photo booth forums you'll  see desperate pleas that read something like “I’m at an event and my printer won’t print. HELP” The best time to address these problems is before they crop up. Here are a baker's dozen "rules" that can help: Rule #1 - Always plug...

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Make Events More Social with an Instagram Printer

Today we have a guest blogger - Chris Johnson from HootBooth Photo Booth - to explain more about that ever elusive question everyone has about hashtag & Instagram printing. What is Instagram? Instagram is a mobile photo sharing social media site that enables...

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Upselling Print Sizes During the Holidays

While it seems most photo boother’s use 4×6 (either as a single print or double 2×6), you may be leaving money on the table. The value of the printed photograph has never been higher and the cost of materials has never been lower for onsite print delivery. 4×6 prints...

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Why You Should Avoid Discounting

I had the pleasure of attending a workshop presented by TheKnot.com discussing how to avoid discounting. Interestingly enough, the workshop wasn't about "how to charge more". Their message was meant to appeal to both the vendors who make up the upper echelon, as well...

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How to Use Photo Booth Upload to Grow Your Business

Until recently, I had left the photo booth business and was working as a free lance designer and a consultant for other photo booth companies.  I sold my own company in 2012 and decided to focus on the parts of the business that I loved.  However, recently I partnered...

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Photo Booth Upload Features – The Pro Package

We've been playing around with Photo Booth Upload and getting familiar with it's basic features, but we are uber excited about some of the tools that the Pro Package adds to our photo booth toolboxes.   Hold onto your socks, because it’s time to look at Light...

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