Intro To Websites
I think if you are considering all the things that go into a great business and you want people to find you. One of the major, major points you need to think about is your website. Not just that you have one, not just that you have a domain name, but that on the website itself, it reflects who you are, there are calls to action to people, you are marketing yourself consistently and you're showing your best work in a way that really invites people in. We're gonna cover all that in a lot of detail, but let's start right there, we're talking about website layouts. All of you guys have a website, right? Or are in the process of getting a website? Good. So we talked about your branding yesterday, branding, identity, who you are, what you do and the reward you get when people know you for how you want to be known, that's how you achieve a brand. Because you have that identity that you put a lot of effort into and you have a brand, you want to put it everywhere. We wanna have brand consistenc...
y. And very few places more than your website because your website is where people go when they hear your name. Even though word of mouth is so powerful, somebody talks about you and they learn that you're good and then they wanna find out more, they go to your website. If you do an internet ad or you do something on social media, you share a photograph and you say, call me to book, people click through to your website. It's not that common that you're gonna get some calling blind, who's never seen your work and says I heard great things about you and I trust it, let's do a shoot. They wanna see the kind of work you do and this is where you show it. So if you've got all of that going on and you have your website put together, how are you going to use your portfolio to draw in clients?