Finding vendors you love in our business can feel overwhelming.  There are so many to choose from you may not know where to start.  I have over a decade of experience in sourcing vendors that I trust and make my business look great.  Personally, I have ordered or seen products from almost every single vendor offering products and services to the photography community.  

 This page contains a list of my tried and true favorites. 

It goes without saying that I would only recommend business partners that I know and trust.

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What I use to run my business

LABS

Try nPhoto

nPhoto


nPhoto is a professional print lab located in Poland but don’t let that scare you.  They provide beautiful productsfrom wall art to prints.  They have become my vendor of choice for products I give my clients. 

Sign up using this link and receive 75% off one product sample and a discount on future purchases.

 

Try H&H Colorlab

H&H Colorlab


H&H Colorlab is a family owned professional print lab that provides beautiful printing options for photographers. 

 

SELLING TOOLS

Try nVu

nVu


Simply the best IPS software that I have found.  Especially for doing remote IPS sales.  nVu allows me to create client galleries, mobile apps, and sell my art easily. I would simply be lost without it. Use these codes to receive three months free on their most popular plans.

  • DORIEIPS_NVuThree
  • DORIEIPS_NVuFour
  • DORIEIPS_NVuFive

 

Try Photographer's Wall Display Guide

Photographer’s Wall Display Guides


Photographer’s Wall Display Guides provide an easy and beautiful way to display images in room settings.  This allows clients to visualize their images in rooms vs. just on the computer.  I use them in my social media, on my website, and in my marketing materials.

 

 

Try Fundy

Fundy


I can make a photo album in less than 20 minutes with this great program.  It also has IPS and wall portrait sale functionality as well.

Use the code Dorie22 for a great discount.

 

 

 

Try Image Salon

Image Salon


My life forever changed when I started using Image Salon as my editing company.  They can create custom profiles, take personal requests and have a turn around time that is speedy.  I will never go back to editing my own images.

 

BUSINESS TOOLS

Try Google Suite

Google Suite


I run my entire business with Google Suite.  My calendar, email, online workspace, online meetings, note taking, the list goes on.  I simply would be lost without it and it is worth every penny.

Use this code to access discounts on the monthly fee: 

https://referworkspace.app.goo.gl/mkuK

 

Try Planonly

Planoly


I use planoly to schedule all my social media content from posts to reels.

 

 

 

 

Try Photobiz

Photobiz


In my opinion the best website options for photographers.  They handle everything from design, layout, SEO, everything when it comes to my site.

 

 

 

Try Pixifi

Pixifi


I have used this customer management system for over 8 years.  It is how I do my invoicing, scheduling, and so much more.

 

 

Try Canva

Canva


Graphic design made easy.  I’m not sure what I did before I started using Canva.  Create beautiful, professionally designed graphics in a minute.

 

 

Try LastPass

LastPass


This program allows me to save my passwords, notes, credit card numbers, and other important information all in one place.  I can easily share passwords with others and revoke access with a simple click when needed.

I no longer need to remember passwords.  They are automatically filled in on my desktop, ipad, iphone, and laptop.  

 

Try Calendly

Calendly


This is how I schedule everything on my calendar.  I send people a link and  they can choose what works best for their schedule.  From Selection Appointments, consultations, vendor conversations, everything.  I couldn’t live without it.