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Gavin Wade

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New Feature

✨ NEW ✨ Store Checkout with Apple Pay and Google Pay

The easiest way for photographers to sell photos online just got easier! Your clients can now checkout with a touch using Apple Pay or Google Pay directly in your Store.

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Workflow

✨ NEW ✨ Custom Expiration Reminders

CloudSpot’s custom expiration reminders are designed to help you automatically save time and serve your clients without missing a beat!

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Print Sales

4 Reasons Every Photographer Should be Selling Prints Online

If you’re a photographer and you’re not selling prints online, you’re missing out on a huge component of a thriving photography business. From generating more cash to providing more value to customers, prints are an incredible way to take your brand to the next level.

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New Feature

✨ NEW ✨ CloudSpot Storefront Experience

CloudSpot’s new store experience gives your clients confidence when they buy, paving the way for you to set yourself apart and earn more in every gallery.

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Workflow

3 Simple Ways Photographers Can Use Automation for Better Workflows

Photographers can now save time by connecting CloudSpot and Zapier to simplify marketing workflows, streamline sales reporting, and eliminate administrative busywork!

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New Feature

✨ NEW ✨ CloudSpot Zapier Integration

With CloudSpot’s new Zapier integration, you can save time and automate your busywork away by automatically connecting the tools you use most.

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Community

CloudSpot Stands for Equality

We abhor racism and the crimes and injustices it has caused in our nation. The Black community and society are hurting, scared, outraged, and exhausted. We want our community at CloudSpot to be a safe space to listen if you feel unheard. We desire change and wholeheartedly support equality, inclusion, and unity as our society fights against systemic racism.

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Print Sales

COVID-19 Partner Lab Updates

This is an updated post for operational and shipping statuses for all of CloudSpot's Partner Labs across the country. They and their teams are adjusting to the COVID-19 safety and health regulations for their given area - please read!

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Business

Resources for Photographers during COVID-19

We've put together a list of free resources for photographers to reference during these unprecedented times. We're all in this together!

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Business

How to Share Photos with Clients: The Ultimate Guide

The comprehensive guide to sharing all of your photos with your wonderful clients! Learn the best way to get your images into your client’s hands without jumping you (or them) through any unnecessary hoops!

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Business

What in the World is an Ideal Client?!

It’s time to talk about what “Ideal Client” really means. Why is it important? What can I do with knowing something like this? Let’s find out!

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Business

Photographers, Here’s Why You Need to Know Your Ideal Client

It’s time to take the mystery out of booking clients. As photographers, we need to know who we’re wanting to work with! The only way to understand that is by identifying your Ideal Client.

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New Feature

✨NEW✨ Client Mobile Apps!

Wow your clients with their very own Mobile App to view and save their photos. Create and share these in seconds directly from CloudSpot!

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Print Sales

✨NEW✨ More WHCC Products Added to the Store!

In your CloudSpot galleries, we’re excited to announce you can now sell more products through our Auto Fulfillment lab partner, White House Custom Colour!

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Photography

The Best Free Client Photo Gallery for a Photographer’s Brand

Have you heard of the free client gallery solution for photographers? CloudSpot allows you to create a Free account and upload images onto their platform so that you can easily deliver your photos to clients!

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New Feature

✨NEW✨ Manage, Share, and Upload Galleries on Mobile!

Creating beautiful photo galleries is easier than ever for photographers on the go! CloudSpot's dashboard is now accessible on any mobile device so you can manage your business from anywhere!

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New Feature

CloudSpot is Now 100% Web-Based

CloudSpot has moved from our Desktop application. It is now a fully-functional and mobile-friendly web interface!

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New Feature

The New CloudSpot Experience is Here!

Meet the brand new layout and interface of CloudSpot! We took all of the wonderful feedback that our users have been sending our way and made some awesome changes!

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New Feature

✨NEW✨ Gallery Dark Theme, Layouts, and 9 More Languages

CloudSpot galleries now have a dark theme option for those times when the mood is right along with more gallery layout options and 9 new languages!

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New Feature

✨NEW✨Multiple Client Favorite Lists

It is now easier than ever for clients to save favorited images in their galleries to one or more lists! Multiple favorites lists will change the way that your clients make selections and streamline your workflow!

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New Feature

✨NEW✨7 Gallery Cover Options Added

CloudSpot has completely redesigned how your client galleries are viewed and shared! With a ton of new features, your photo galleries (and your client's experience) will be better than ever.

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Community

CloudSpot Went to the South Pole (No... really!)

CloudSpot board member, Mike Gibbons, completed the Explorer’s Grand Slam and took the CloudSpot flag along with him!

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Workflow

Our New Photography Editing Playlist is Here!

We've put together an editing playlist to help you get through busy season! Proven to make you more productive! Well, proven is a loose term, but it sure helped us - enjoy!

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Photography

How to Create Double Exposure Photos in Photoshop

Learn how to easily make beautiful double exposures in Photoshop in just a few minutes!

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New Feature

✨NEW✨ Dashboard Image Sorting

Now you can reorganize your images on CloudSpot to make your client’s experience even better! Sorting and manually rearranging photos is now super easy- check it out!

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New Feature

CloudSpot + Dubsado: The Ultimate Team

CloudSpot is now integrated with Dubsado to make the lives and businesses of photographers everywhere even easier!

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Photography

5 Easy Tips for Better Photo Sessions with your Couples

Here are a few super easy tips for getting the most out of photoshoots with your couples! See how one simple move changed a client’s whole mood!

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Business

Create Your Own DIY Black Friday Deal

Black Friday Sales are a great way for photographers to earn additional revenue during the busiest shopping days of the year. Stop letting your print sales fall by the wayside and put your business to work!

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New Feature

✨NEW✨Custom Fulfillment Sales

Ordering prints on CloudSpot just got a little bit easier! We’re all about customization - find out how you can now custom-fulfill your prints!

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New Feature

We've Moved to Stripe for Processing Gallery Sales

CloudSpot has moved to Stripe to process payments made through photographer's photo galleries! This allows customers and photographers from all over the world to place and receive order payments straight from their gallery.

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Marketing

7 Social Media Tips for Photographers with Natalie Franke

Natalie Franke, founder of the Rising Tide Society and a CloudSpot ambassador, talks about branding yourself on social media and growing your community!

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Community

Welcome Aboard Natalie Franke

We are so happy to welcome Natalie Franke as CloudSpot's newest Ambassador! She's a photographer, writer, and co-founder of The Rising Tide Society.