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  1. Page by page Remarketing on Facebook and Google

    I’m amazed that a platform as savvy and sophisticated as Smugmug does not help its users to market and remarket on Facebook and Google.
    If I had realised this a month ago I probably would have gone with another platform.
    As SM say on their website https://www.smugmug.com/pro

    "If you’re a photographer who makes a living selling your work, you know that marketing yourself is critical to making your business a success."

    Well, I agree completely!!! Remarketing has been around for at least 2 years and so SM is completely behind the curve on this.
    Come on!!!

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      0 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • display a warning when deleting an original photo that is used in collections...

      I suggest that whenever an original photo is to be deleted, a warning is displayed that states that 'this photo is collected in 3 galleries"..."do you still want to delete?".... Also, listing all the galleries where it appears would be nice.

      Additionally, may want to display an icon on the "original" photo that indicates is it collected in another gallery (the collected ones show an icon, why can't the original)

      Thank you...

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        0 comments  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Visual cue to identify movies

        In the iPad app, movies are identified in the thumbnails with a timestamp showing the length of the movie. In the PC version, there is no visual cue at all unless I hover over the image. Please add a visual cue that we can see without hovering. Synology PhotoStation displays a circle with the "play" button (>) so you know it is a movie. Thanks!

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          0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fading top edge of folder/gallery title

          Currently the title bar on folders and galleries is a (almost) solid bar that hides the lower part of the picture. Synology PhotoStation does the same thing but they fade the top of the bar so it blends in with the picture, making a much more pleasant appearance.

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            0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Moving picture to different gallery changes sort order to manual

            I have a gallery sorted by picture date. When I moved a picture to a different gallery by drag and drop, the sort order of the current gallery changed to manual! Is that a bug? I could just reset the order but I may not remember what I had it set to previously...

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              0 comments  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Develop a widget for offline viewing to accompany gallery download (to preserve picture order, captions, etc)

              I think it is important for the full experience of the online SmugMug slideshow experience be preserved in a downloaded gallery. These include: title, captions, order of appearance, hidden pictures remain hidden, etc.

              To be able to replicate the exact same capabilities offline is immensely important for teachers in the field, salesmen, trade-show exhibitors, adventure photographers, volunteers in remote areas etc. Our captions may be full of educational or marketing information. These are all lost in the downloaded galleries, and cannot be rescued using 3rd party slideshow apps.

              Include a software widget that will display the pictures in the downloaded…

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                0 comments  ·  Downloading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ensure Images in Search Results use the Right Click Message

                Images that are already assigned right-click protection within their respective galleries are not right-click protected in search results. Please amend this, immediately!

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                • Provide "Video Too Long" Error Message Immediately, Not at End of Upload

                  Please stop letting people uploading videos that are too long and only tell them it's too long at the end of the upload. I would prefer to not waste my time or bandwidth having the upload almost complete before finding out there's an error.

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                    0 comments  ·  Video  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow Folder Uploads to Merge if the Folder already exists

                    When uploading a folder structure - I might get the message that the folder already exists.

                    Please add an option to merge the uploaded folder with the pre-existing one (like the skip duplicates options in gallery upload)

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                      0 comments  ·  Uploading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add more sites pointing to our domains.smugmug.com

                      I have two major accounts I regularly upload photos for, one is an amusement business and they need media to be able to access a gallery of mine for publications. The other is my own photo business. I would like to have my photo business have a subdomain and their business to have a separate subdomain. That way when they send the press to my site to gather photos I've uploaded for them, they don't use my name, but theirs. But I can continue using my name for my other clients.

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                        0 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Change Map Pin Color

                        On the current map content block, the map pin icons and the number of photo circle icons are light grey. The SAME light grey that the map is! You can't see the pins! Why aren't they red - the default color for pins on every web-based map that has ever been created? Ugh... maddening. My visitors look at the map and have no idea what to do with it because they don't notice the camouflaged pins.

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                          0 comments  ·  Content Blocks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Offer discount coupons at the purchaser level

                          Should have the ability to offer discount coupons at the purchaser level in addition to the transaction level. So, if a specific purchaser bought above a certain threshold over time, a volume discount would be applied.

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                          • Automated email sent when upload finishes, which includes a download link.

                            Automated email sent when upload finishes, which includes a download link.

                            No either this gets sent to me, or it gets sent to the client, eithe way a custom email field with the links to the gallery and the download all link would be great.

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                              0 comments  ·  Uploading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow Google Tag Manager to track clicks on the BUY button

                              It would be helpful for those using SmugMug to sell their work via Adwords or other funnelling methods to track clicks on the BUY button.

                              Deeper level data tracking such as which images' BUY button was clicked on, how long the viewer stayed in this purchase area etc. Which products within the image page they viewed, Canvas, Metal, Paper, Keepsakes etc.

                              This would allow sellers to gain a deeper insight to their customers' behaviours. We might find data that will help us tweak our prices and/or products to make more sales.

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                                0 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Undo Sorting (revert back to previous manual sort)

                                Undo a gallery sort. Say I've been manually sorting photos in a gallery, but want to try one of the predefined sorts, like sort by date taken. If I don't like that sort, I'd want to go back to my manual sort. Right now, no way to do that.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Restore Share email to Organize

                                  I am often in Organize mode and wish to send a Share email. That capability used to exist, but has been removed. I would like to see that capability reinstated. To send a Share email now I have to exit Organize mode.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable Collect function to work at a folder level

                                    Now that you've enabled uploading of folders and everything under that folder (whether it's another folder or pictures), I think another great extension is to allow the collect feature to operate similarly at a folder level

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                                      0 comments  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Provide geofencing capabilities to protect privacy of some geotagged photos

                                      I love geotagging my photos, and letting people see where they were taken.

                                      I also value location privacy when it matters. For example photos taken at my home or a friend's.

                                      I've recently migrated away from Flickr to being a Smugmug customer, and there were some geoprivacy related features I very much appreciated and would really like to see Smugmug handle better.

                                      The first problem I have is that you can disable map features on Smugmug, but I've just tested downloading a photo in a gallery with map features disabled, and location data is still retained in the downloaded image.…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Charge ZERO commission on print sales

                                        My SmugMug busines account costs me £240 at current conversion rates (plus foreign currency transaction charges), and charges 15% on all sales, including digital downloads (which is just stupid, because if a client is paying £600 for a gallery, am I going to pay £90 for them to download it, or send it to them via wetransfer for free?).

                                        Increasingly competitors offer the features that I chose SmugMug for, but without the commission. The leader seems to be Zenfolio. Everything I want is in their Pro UK account for £192 per year, with no commission at all.

                                        I have never…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Photo frames with custom aspect ratio and repositioning

                                          I would like to suggest adding an option for custom aspect ratio and repotiioning of photo in frame in the single photo option.

                                          This would allow to use irregular aspect ratio, such as 4:1 or even 5:1, and the repositioning of the photo in frame (like in the gallery header) would be a natural complement for this feature.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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