500px Groups just launched - Initial thoughts

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Over the last few hours, you probably got a number of emails inviting you to all kinds of groups on 500px. Wait! Groups? ...on 500px? Yes, they just launched this brand new feature on their popular photo sharing platform to spice it up some more. But is this new feature worth it, and should you spend your time exploring it? In this article, I will give you my initial thoughts.

The best photography magazines on Flipboard

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Flipboard is a mobile app that lets you aggregate your favorite content from all over the web and from social media into a nice-looking magazine that other users can subscribe to. Using Flipboard is a great way to stay informed about photography. But which of the 10 million magazines on Flipboard are right for you? In this article, I will give you my personal list of the top photography magazines on Flipboard so that you can get started quickly.

20 Top Photography Magazines on Flipboard

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To help you make the most of the new magazine feature of Flipboard, I have collected a few interesting, noteworthy and promising photography magazines for you. There were some obvious choices that already have a solid base of readers, but there are also some quite small (in terms of subscribers) magazines that you would probably never find. Check them out and subscribe to any of them if you like the contents.

New Photography Magazines on Flipboard

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I have created two new magazines on Flipboard for you to bring the latest news, stories, tutorials, tricks & tips, and master piece photographs from the world of photography to you. I am doing all the heavy lifting for you by collecting and arranging these stories from the web. All you need to do is to subscribe to the magazines on Flipboard, sit back and enjoy. It's all free, of course! This video will tell you what's in the magazines and how to get started.

The Social Photographer (Part 2.2): Campaign Building

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A social media campaign seems like something that only the big players need. But setting up a targeted plan for communicating important personal or business-related projects to your followers can be beneficial no matter how big or small your brand is. Based on an example I will show you how a series of messages can be used to build expectation and raise awareness and interest in a project, a topic or a product. Choose those projects that are really important to you and try to build a community around them by using the principles explained here. It will be beneficial in the long run, not only for the specific projects but also for your brand.

The Social Photographer (Part 2.1): How to write concise and engaging messages

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In this part of The Social Photographer, you will learn systematic ways of getting your message across to your readers. You will get to know the different types of messages and how to to approach writing them differently. Simplicity, a good structure, the right wording and an enticing tone are very important. Not only do they help you convey your point, but they also shape your brand identity over time.

The Social Photographer - Social Media Strategies for Creative Minds (Part 1)

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In Part 1 of 'The Social Photographer', you will learn the basics of a successful social media presence for photographers. This includes the selection of the right social networks, learning to take on a business view, preparing and connecting your website, and the philosophy of sharing and making friends. 'The Social Photographer' is a free guide for photographers and other creative minds. It has 8 parts that provide strategies and techniques for a more effective social media presence.