In support of full disclosure this page lists companies Photography Awesomesauce is an affiliate for. When you click on the links I am compensated in commissions if you purchase any items through these links. I only refer companies whose products I recommend and love. Using these links don’t cost you any more than they would normally, in fact, sometimes using an affiliate link will get you a discount. Some of these discounts are included below.

Camera Gear

  • B&H Photo
  • Borrow Lenses – If you want to rent lenses or camera bodies online to try before you buy something, or during a time when your camera is being fixed; these guys are the peeps to see!

Marketing Tools

  • Moo – For amazing business cards, stickers, other marketing stuff and 10% off your first order, click the link! These business cards are on high quality cardstock (I love the way they feel), and you can get a different photo on each card if you want!
  • Coschedule – For anyone with a WordPress blog, this plugin does it all. You can create a blogging calendar, assign tasks to other bloggers (if you have them), and schedule social media updates for blog posts – or even stand alone social media updates!
  • Rock Your Weird – My other business where I blog a lot of free information about social media, branding and blogging!
  • How to Automate Your Business – An online class taught by yours truly on how to automate some of your social media marketing efforts!

SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

  • Get Found with Fuse – Fuse is my favorite SEO expert on the web and we partner for projects now too! Fuse has a ton of blog posts, classes and tools for photographers looking to up their SEO game. Fuse is truly a wiz at what she does and knows so much about this. She’s one of the smartest people I’ve ever met!

Online Gallery & Print Sales

  • Shootproof – I use this company for my online gallery, digital downloads and print sales. They are the ONLY company that has an automated email system built into their galleries, which allows me to do a ton more for sales! Take 25% off any annual plan by using my exclusive code: SWAILS25
  • CG Pro Prints – My favorite lab for canvas wraps!
  • How to Get Started with Affiliate Marketing – a free class on how to build affiliate marketing into your print sales as a photographer! It’s taught by me on one of my other businesses, Rock Your Weird.
  • Fundy Software – This company makes awesome software to help you create blog collages, album designs, wall gallery samples for clients and more all in a matter of minutes! I love their products and use them myself. I also get no kickback for mentioning them!

Graphic Design & Branding

  • Rock Your Weird – Education on building a brand
  • Rachael Earl – My personal favorite graphic designer. She has built the website for 3 of my other businesses and done the graphic design for the branding on all 4 of them! I can’t recommend her enough if you’re looking for a new logo/brand or an entire custom website!
  • Made in the Lab – This is one of my other businesses that I actually co-own with Rachael Earl and Jason Toevs. They create website design templates for Showit websites as well as other design tools for marketing. I’m just their marketing business partner and leave the graphic design to my expert partners!

Business Tools

Website, Social Media and Blogging Tools

  • Coschedule – For anyone with a WordPress blog, this plugin does it all. You can create a blogging calendar, assign tasks to other bloggers (if you have them), and schedule social media updates for blog posts – or even stand alone social media updates!
  • Prophoto Blogs – If you’re looking to start a blog for your photography I recommend using WordPress as the website platform. From there, you’ll need to install a theme (design) and Prophoto blogs are some of the best out there. Photography Awesomesauce is on a Prophoto theme. If you use the promotional code CSWA7097 you can get $10 off anytime. The code never expires and using it buys me a glass of wine – cheers!
  • Theme Forest – These guys provide WordPress themes (designs) for your website. The themes are pretty affordable and there are some amazing things in there if you’re looking to start a blog and not spend big money!
  • Showit – My favorite company for a responsive photography website with a built in blog! My own website is on Showit, and I don’t get a kickback for referring them!
  • Shootproof – My favorite online gallery and print sales system!