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Strikingly vs Squarespace – Comparison 2018

Welcome to this Strikingly and Squarespace comparison where these two popular website builders will be fighting to the death

Birds eye view of a packed arena with spotlights on an empty ringBit much? Yeah, you’re probably right!

On a lighter note, either platform is a great choice for a professional looking, modern website but I believe it depends on what type of site you intend to create as to which one you should choose.

As they say, “The devil is in the detail” so let’s go take a look!

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Best Photography Website Builders 2018 (For Business or Pleasure!)

Welcome! Just before we jump into things, I’d first like to address the “elephant in the room”.

Old fashioned camera sat on a wooden tripodI’m not a photographer. There, I said it!

But…I do know a thing or two about do-it-yourself website software.

With that in mind, I’ve spent the last few weeks “in-the-trenches” reviewing the best photography site builders that the internet has to offer.

My goal was to help you find the ultimate, one-size-fits-all solution that I could recommend to all of my readers and be safe in the knowledge you’d all have exactly what you’re looking for.

Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to find it.

Don’t get me wrong, the website builders mentioned throughout this article are fantastic but as with everything in life, they each come with their own set of pros and cons.

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PhotoShelter Review 2018 (Under The Microscope!)

Did you know that PhotoShelter has been around since 2005 and has 800,00+ members?

I didn’t but having said that, I’m not surprised.

You see, I’ve been reviewing photography specific website builders for weeks now and during that time, PhotoShelter’s name has cropped time and time again.

My test website. A fictional family photography business with an image of a family against a backdrop of flowers

My Test Site Creating Using PhotoShelter

In fact, I’m excited about this review as everything so far has either come with a fairly steep learning curve or has been missing vital features.

Is PhotoShelter about to change that?

I sincerely hope so but there’s only one way to find out!

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PhotoDeck vs SmugMug (Comparison 2018)

I’ve just reviewed three of the major photography site builders in quick succession and do you know what I found?

Set of old fashioned scales with a blue and red ball either side perfectly balanced None of them so far has quite managed to tick all of the boxes when it comes to satisfying the needs of a professional photographer.

With that in mind, I’m eager to start pitting them against each other to help you decide which platform will suit your best.

We’ll be kicking things off today as we see PhotoDeck and SmugMug go head-to-head!

We’ll start by taking a brief look at how these platforms are similar and then we’ll examine the advantages of each.

I’ll keep this comparison as brief as possible and you’ll have the option of reading a thorough review at the end if you want to get to know one of them more intimately.

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PhotoDeck Review 2018 (Pros, Cons & Features Revealed)

Wow, there are a few more photography specific website builders than I originally anticipated.

I can see exactly how choosing the right platform could be a very daunting task.

With that in mind,  I’m here to help guide you and today we’ll be putting PhotoDeck under the microscope.

A fictional wedding photography business test site

My Test Site Created Using PhotoDeck

Together, we’ll uncover the pros, cons, and find out what features PhotoDeck has and what it’s missing.

By the end of this review, you’ll have a good idea of whether it’s right for your photography hobby or business.

And if it’s not…I’ll do my level best to help you find something that is!

Sound fair? Great, let’s get started.

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