How to Create a Photo Website That Makes Money

Create a Photo Website That Makes Money

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Today, mostly everyone has turned to digital photography. Some people do however continue to have their photographs developed into prints. They may want to have photos hung on their wall, tucked away in their wallet, or framed to be given as a gift.

If you are looking to earn extra money from your photographs there are many ways to do so online. One site that can help you achieve this is SmugMug. SmugMug has built a complete suite of commerce tools to help you turn your camera rolls into bankrolls, and make sure your customers are thrilled with their orders.

Easy to set up shops

 SmugMug has thought through all the details to make the business side easy. Customize price lists your clients. Charge them for an event and let them download every photo, or allow them to hand select their favorites for bulk download. Sell prints, gifts, and digital downloads seamlessly and securely with a fully hosted shopping cart and checkout. And you always keep 85% of the profits.

Make your trademark

Building a brand requires branding what you’ve built. And not everyone lets you put your mark on your work. SmugMug makes it easy for you to add your digital branding to your site, shopping cart, watermarks, thank-you notes—whatever you want to carry your name.

End the need for search

Make them look right where you want them to with powerful SEO tools. Detailed stats and analysis let you monitor visitors to your site.

Work, meet, flow

Upload, organize, and curate your photos with fewer steps and less hassle. With the Lightroom plug-in, you can automatically sync with SmugMug, keeping your structure and metadata (keywords, titles, and captions) wholly intact. Lightroom, camera, action.

The big reveal

Make delivering the goods a happy experience with digital delivery. With absolute control over sizes and pricing, you decide what’s available and how your clients can get it. Deliver individual images or entire galleries with your eyes closed (metaphorically speaking).


The labs you use and trust, all available directly through SmugMug.

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