March Newsletter - PhotoShelter
April 2010 Newsletter Graph Paper Press Update | New Slideshows  | Video Tutorials | Photo Tax Mistakes  

Enhanced Integration with Graph Paper Press

Integrating PhotoShelter with your WordPress blog is now easier thanks to our improved and expanded partnership with Graph Paper Press, the leader in elegant WordPress themes and tools for photographers. The update includes:

More Themes. Now integrate PhotoShelter with seven different Graph Paper Press themes including: Modularity, On Assignment, F8, F8 Remixed, Modfolio, Modslider, and High-Def.

Easier Integration. We've added streamlined documentation and a brand new template generator, plus video help and revamped plugins brought to you by the crew at Graph Paper Press.

More Customization. We've made it easier to customize the look and feel of all supported Graph Paper Press themes - without knowing any HTML or CSS.

Discount Code

Receive a 25% discount on Graph Paper Press when you use the code 4E7AAA3F34 before April 30, 2010.

Learn more

Graph Paper Press Update - More Themes. Easier Integration. More Customization.

Create Gorgeous Galleries with New Slideshows

New PhotoShelter Slideshows

In the latest upgrade to the embeddable slideshows, we incorporated lots of your feedback to help enhance the look of your galleries outside of your PhotoShelter account. There are now over 20 different options that you can configure when setting up your slideshow. Enjoy faster load times; create a truly borderless slideshow for your homepage; and promote yourself with an interface designed to make sharing your work easier than ever. In addition, all new slideshows will display a static image on the Apple iPhone and iPad.

What about your existing slideshows? All existing slideshows, no matter when they were created or where they are embedded, will benefit from the new icons and organization updates.

See examples and find out how it works

Video Tutorials Have Arrived

New PhotoShelter Slideshows
Customize your website, configure your account to sell photos, tweet your newest gallery, or learn how to improve your workflow. We've just added over 40 new video tutorials to teach you how to get the most from PhotoShelter.

Watch the Video Tutorials

Show us your Photoshelter and win a $500 Adorama Gift Card and More

The Marketing Formula of Successful Photographers

Renowned photography consultant Selina Maitreya has been helping photographers find success for over 30 years. Now, she shares the same comprehensive marketing formula she imparts to her private clients with our blog, A Picture's Worth. This article is not to be missed!

Read the full article

The 7 Common Tax Mistakes Made By Photographers

Graph Paper Press Update

The Federal and State Governments are broke and they've hired more auditors in an attempt to generate more revenue. This means that small independent businesses, like photographers, are facing increased scrutiny of their books.

If you're thinking you need to get yourself some ninja-skills just to get through tax season, you're in luck - our video interview with Matthew T. Whatley (aka The Tax Ninja) will help you stay error free.

Watch the video

Thanks for Showing Us Yours

Tommy The Winner of the

We asked you to show us how you're using PhotoShelter, and the responses were outstanding. Now we're doling out some gifts to our favorite submissions.

Canadian editorial and advertising photographer and CG artist Tommy Zablan told us how he uses PhotoShelter deliver files quickly and securely to editorial and commercial clients in two cities. We're giving him a $500 Adorama Gift Card.

Gavin Ellis of TGS Photo won 100GB of additional storage for his PhotoShelter account.UK Sports & Editorial Photographer Gavin Ellis of TGS Photo shared how he used PhotoShelter to get an advertising deal done with Puma. Gavin displays and sells his archive over 75,000 images on PhotoShelter and we're giving him 100GB of additional storage.

Mike Cavaroc wona copy of Apple Aperture 3Nature and Wildlife Photographer Mike Cavaroc told us how he uses our social media tools to build a following and how PhotoShelter helped him turn his photo hobby into a professional passion. We're sending him a copy of the new Apple Aperture 3.

Wait, there's more!

We had so many awesome submissions that we decided to give 10GB additional storage to many of our other favorites. Read on to see the full list!

Read the full article

April Webinars

Websites of the Future
4.14 | 12pm - 1pm EST
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Click, Tweet, Repeat: Social Media for Photographers
4.19 | 4pm - 5pm EST
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Website Customization 201 - Manual Customization
4.21 | 5pm - 6pm EST
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Website Customization 101
4.22 | 2pm - 3pm EST
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Monetizing Your Archive with PhotoShelter
4.23 | 4pm - 5pm EST
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Analyze This!
Google Analytics for Photography Websites

4.27 | 11am - 12:30pm EST
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Get Seen: Configuring SEO in your PhotoShelter Account
4.29 | 5pm - 6pm EST
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Webinars are free live seminars and Q&A lead by founders Allen Murabayashi, Grover Sanschagrin and Rachel Reiss, our head of Client Services. Sit back, relax and get the most from your account.

Did You Know?

Export Galleries
You can easily export galleries to some of your favorite social networking sites?
Learn More

Slideshows on Facebook
You can embed any slideshow into your Facebook page?
Learn More

You can group like galleries using Gallery Collections?
Learn More


Have some exciting news? Doing something cool you'd like to share? Send us a link and you just might end up featured in our Friday shoutouts. Giddyup!

Refer-a-Friend Shoutout

A huge thank you goes out to all of you who have downloaded website badges and are sharing PhotoShelter with friends. Special congratulations go to photojournalist and corporate photographer David Brabyn who has already earned account credits equal to six months of free PhotoShelter. David also helps customize the websites of other photographers.


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