Webinars

Our regular webinars are really popular, helping people to build better businesses with Light Blue. They're online training sessions, and the perfect way to find out more about Light Blue.

Coming along to a live webinar is an ideal way to learn about Light Blue because you get to ask questions during the presentation. Otherwise, you'll learn a lot by watching a recording of a recent webinar.

Upcoming webinars

Managing your photography business's finances with Light Blue

Wednesday 9 January 2019, 1.30pm

A free webinar where we look at how you can use Light Blue to invoice your clients, keep track of payments, and record your expenditure.

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An introduction to Light Blue

Wednesday 23 January 2019, 1.30pm

A free one-hour webinar aimed at anyone who's new to Light Blue, showing you how Light Blue can help you get organised and speed up your admin - with plenty of opportunities for questions!

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An introduction to Light Blue

Friday 25 January 2019, 1.30pm

A free one-hour webinar aimed at anyone who's new to Light Blue, showing you how Light Blue can help you get organised and speed up your admin - with plenty of opportunities for questions!

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Using Light Blue's reporting features webinar

Wednesday 30 January 2019, 1.30pm

A free webinar where we look at how you can use Light Blue's reporting features to track of everything that's going on in your photography business, keep on top of your admin, and make decisions that help you to grow the business.

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An introduction to Light Blue

Wednesday 6 February 2019, 1.30pm

A free one-hour webinar aimed at anyone who's new to Light Blue, showing you how Light Blue can help you get organised and speed up your admin - with plenty of opportunities for questions!

Register for this webinar.

Webinar recordings

Introduction to Light Blue

An hour's tour - ideal if you're new to Light Blue or wondering how it can help you.

What's new in Light Blue 7

Light Blue 7 is a major upgrade to our desktop app. With improved email and text messaging features, a brand new charts section, expanded options for online forms, and a whole host of other new features and enhancements, Light Blue 7 is focused on helping you to communicate with your clients and grow your business

Setting up Light Blue

An hour's look at starting out with Light Blue - all about getting things set up to suit you, and how to get going with it in the first few weeks.

Communicating with your clients

The key to running any successful photography business is being able to effectively communicate with your clients, so that you can make a good impression, gather the information that you need to deliver a great service, and keep the bookings coming in.

Light Blue 7 has a number of powerful tools to help you keep in touch with your clients, including templated and scheduled emails and text messages, versatile online forms, and document templates that you can use to send personalised letters and bespoke paperwork.

Forms, contracts and online invoice payment

A look at some of the brilliant things you can do with our online services, including gathering information about new enquiries, streamlining your booking process, and asking your clients to pay invoices by card or PayPal.

Styling your client portal, and embedding forms in your own website

A short webinar that shows you how to make Light Blue's client portal match your branding, as well as how to embed one of our contact forms in your own website.

Using Light Blue's API

Light Blue's online services include an API that you can use to send information from other systems straight to your Light Blue account. For example, you can use our API to link an online booking system to Light Blue so that new bookings appear in the Inbox without you needing to type their details in. This 30-minute webinar will take a look at the Light Blue API, and show some examples of you how you can use it to streamline your photography business.

Light Blue and the GDPR

We’ve made sure that Light Blue Software is ready for the GDPR, but we’ve done much more than simply making sure that we comply with the new regulations. We’ve also been hard at work adding new tools to Light Blue that help you to ensure that your business complies with the GDPR. This webinar takes a closer look at the GDPR-related features that we added in Light Blue 7.1.

Light Blue for iOS

A short, half-hour webinar all about our new iOS app.

Text messaging

A 20-minute look at our great new text messaging features in Light Blue.

Managing your photography business's finances with Light Blue

A 75-minute webinar about everything to do with finances in Light Blue, including online invoice payment, branding, expenditure and more.

Managing voucher sales with Light Blue

Selling gift vouchers is an important part of many portrait photographers' revenue stream. If you're using them in your business, you need to be able to identify which shoots were booked because of a voucher sale, and which vouchers remain unclaimed. In this webinar, we'll show you how Light Blue can help you to track and manage your voucher sales, including how to use our powerful reporting tools to establish how profitable a voucher campaign was.

Using Light Blue's querying and reporting tools

A 30-minute webinar about the tools that you can use to analyse the data you've been entering into Light Blue.

Managing your newborn photography business with Light Blue

Photographing newborns is a popular and rewarding avenue for many family & portrait photographers. The nature of the work does present some challenges for your diary and to-do list, especially when selling sessions quite some time in advance of baby’s due-date, and of course baby will arrive when they’re good and ready! In this webinar we’ll look at how you can use Light Blue to successfully manage your newborn photography business, including how to deal with fitting late & early arrivals into particularly busy shooting periods, and how to handle your customers experience.

Task management

Keeping track of all of the things that need to be done is an essential part of a smooth-running business. This short webinar will focus on how to use Light Blue to help to stay on top of all of those tasks, without them getting out of hand. We’ll cover the powerful task management tools built into Light Blue, as well as some handy tips on how to use them in certain situations.

What's new in Light Blue 6

An hour's look at the great new things we've introduced in Light Blue 6, including text messaging, online forms, online invoice payment and more.