“You’ve Received a Request………”

“You’ve Received a Request………”

Is it the economy, or are they opportunists taking advantage of the economy? Is it the result of Royalty Free or is it the result of low pricing models? Whatever the case, it’s increasingly common to receive licensing inquiries only to discover that the request involves a very low price for a very high usage….

A Freelancer’s Perspective

There is an interesting story (here) about how the economy has fostered a growth in the world of freelancing. This is not specific to photography by any means, but details how companies are apt to rely on freelancers to save the cost associated with employing someone. This is hardly a surprise and one that I…

Health Care Reality

There is no sense at this point in debating the merits of the Health Care Reform bill. It’s a done deal, thankfully. Unfortunately, like everything else, politics always plays a major role. It’s more important to many of our representatives to vote in a manner that is less controversial, therefore maintaining a likelihood of reelection,…

What’s it All Mean? My Site’s Most Often Viewed Images

What’s it All Mean? My Site’s Most Often Viewed Images

Like most businesses, I’m fairly vigilant with analyzing data about visitors to my website (www.ToddBigelowPhotography.com). The data is provided, free of charge I might add, by Google Analytics. No doubt an invaluable tool. I can determine how people are finding my site, what keywords are used to locate my work, entry pages, exit pages, length…

Coincidence or a Sign?

I’m a huge believer in destiny. Always have been. The greatest book I’ve ever read was Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist which is a fictional tale of a sheepherder who feels he has a destiny pulling him but wonders if he has gotten off the path. Without turning this into a book review (since most of…