Headshots and avatars

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The Corporate Head shot - what it says about you and your business!

The 'Corporate Head shot' is now a common place requirement for websites and alike, but what is it really saying about you and your business?


  So, for this article I have used a deliberately unsuitable image. It has not been properly scaled or cropped, I am unshaven etc etc. It actually say the exact opposite of what I want to say! So what is your head shot or avatar really saying about you

The 'Corporate Head shot' is now a common place requirement for websites and social media sites and alike, but what is it really saying about you and/or your business? Your customers will check you out on line so are you getting the right message across?

 You need to start with your brand description - what are the fundamentals of your business standards and qualities that every customer will receive. How then do you translate that?

 Key wording is a good tool to use. Maybe you want to be seen as young and energetic, maybe mature and established, maybe as niche? So, having your standard corporate head shot against a plain white background with a semi-fake smile (or maybe a grimace) does little to convey that to your potential clients.

Professional head shot photography has moved on from what most people can now achieve with a decent camera phone. The shoot needs a concept, the image needs to tell a story, it needs to make the viewer curious to know more, to explore your website or social media site further.

The old phrase 'a picture speaks a thousand words' has never been more true. A dull, uninspiring photograph on your website will send potential clients away faster than a poor opening paragraph. A descriptive, calculated professional image will encourage them to forgive the odd uninspiring sentence and read on.

Through our activities with Onlincolnshire Digital Partnership (www.onlincolnshire.org) and the Federation of Small Businesses, we want to actively encourage the use of internet based social media. That's why we have priced this particular product much lower than others. 

Normally £50 - For just £25 will carry out a short consultation to establish your needs, provide a suitable image, carry out all post production work and prepare it for uploading to the internet before emailing it to you.

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