Photography Website, Ecommerce, and URL Name

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whichbordernext Forum Member • Posts: 76
Photography Website, Ecommerce, and URL Name

Hello All,

I need help -

I am trying to learn and find the best way to build a photography business (side gig/hobby).

What suggestions do you have for the following:

Web URL - short and sweet? Use name? Include photo, photography, photog?

Web Host - what do you think is the best deal out there?

Do I use smughug, or continue and try to use my own website/ecommerce?

I currently have as I renewed a year ago on site ground - I should have done 3 years vs 1 year as now I need to renew at regular pricing which is too expensive right now. I can get a new URL and open a new account with discount pricing which is what brings me to post this.

Smugmug seems to expensive right now because I am still trying to learn this and don't have much business except through high school parents at the moment.

Its a lot of work adding a product for each photo I want to sell manually through woocommerce in wordpress (basically 2 photos for every product made - sellable version, and watermarked photo product display). I have used the CSV and uploaded, but you still have to go to each product and make modifications to assure that everything is correct.

Any suggestions or ideas?



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