When thinking about making a purchase, especially if it’s one that costs more than $100- $200, we always think of ways to get more bang for your buck.
“If you buy a $100 shirt and wear it once, it’s a $100 shirt. But if you buy a $100 shirt and wear it 100 times, it’s a $1 shirt.”
Thinking about getting the most value out of an item or service that you pay for is pretty high on our list of considerations when making a purchase. We apply the same thought process to your headshot investment. Today, we’re telling you the top 5 ways to use your headshots so you’re fully utilizing your photos and getting the most bang for your buck.
Where should I use my headshot?
More like, where shouldn’t you? If you’ve ever been to the website of a small business, you know that it’s always nice to see the real people behind the business/ who you’re buying from. When people see your headshot, it builds trust and helps to establish your brand. The top 5 was to use your headshots are as follows:
We’re starting with this one because it’s so important. Social media is the incredibly contemporary and up to the minute way to market your business. It’s one of the best ways to gain an audience (read: potential paying customers). And they want to know who you are! Sprinkling your face throughout your social media feed is a great way to build trust and get your headshot out there.
Reaching out to companies or individuals that you’ve not worked with before can be daunting, and vice versa for them. Throw your headshot into your email signature so they can put a name with a face!
Setting your headshot as your profile picture is a smart way to let people know they’re in the right place, especially if they were directed to your profile from your website.
As we mentioned above, putting a name with a face is such an important tool to have in your arsenal as a business owner.
When potential employers are reading about your unique work experience and accolades, it’s nice to see the person who has accomplished those things.
Plaster that stuff everywhere! There are other ways to use your headshot, and these are our favorites. Let us know how you use your headshots!