By Jack Alexander – FStoppers.com – Image Not Credited.
With the uprising of social media, it seems many creatives are using their social media pages – such as Instagram – as their top choice of portfolio for potential clients to review. It’s where they’re directing potential clients, as opposed to an “official” website. While a presence on social media is essential in the current market if you don’t wish to be left behind by your peers, it still feels somewhat amateur to use it as your main source of representation. When reviewing new photographers, stylists or make-up artists for potential jobs, many magazines and producers are likely to be hesitant to forward Instagram links to a client over an actual website.
By John Hughes in Tips & Tricks – ElegantThemes.com – Image Not Credited
Running a website can be a big job, which means any tools that help you to simplify your workflow are invaluable. Enter Zapier – a unique online service that helps you automate many common WordPress tasks. You can use it to integrate your website with popular social networks and other tools, enabling you to combine and automate tasks such as posting your blog entries to social media, backing up your drafts, or even adding new content to your calendar.
In this roundup, we’ll highlight ten of the most useful ‘Zaps’, and explain how you can get started with each one. Before that, let’s talk a little more about Zapier itself!