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Colin

Colin

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How should my ‘Home’ page be written?

Like this:

Colin hopes that you all enjoy looking at these photographs as much as he had taking them.

Or this:

I hope that you all enjoy looking at these photographs as much as I had taking them.
 
Colin

Colin

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Can anyone help me please with this question above, thank you.
 
Community

Community

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Depends on how you want your audience to read it, there is no wrong or right way, other than perception of how you wish to come across. If you are speaking in first person it will most like come across more personal and friendly. You target audience and how you wish to be perceived should make that decision in my opinion.
 
Colin

Colin

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Many thanks for your advice, I will have a think and decided what to do.
 
nshep

nshep

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Hey Colin, I have been to your site before and I would highly suggest that you write the copy in the first person. You are essentially your brand and business so anything else would feel weird in my opinion. Hope this helps!
 
Colin

Colin

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So are you saying, I should write like this...…..

I hope that you all enjoy looking at these photographs as much as I had taking them.

instead of like this

Colin hopes that you all enjoy looking at these photographs as much as he had taking them.
 
nshep

nshep

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Yes, absolutely. Your site is all about you and your work and I think you should own it as you and not write about yourself like you are writing about another person. In my first business, I actually pretended to be more than one person to seem like a more "legitimate" business but it becomes somewhat of a chore and also doesn't feel genuine. Therefore, I think you should put yourself forward and out there. It's a much better strategy in the long run.
 
Colin

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Many thanks for your help, I will change it very soon!
 

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