Ori Guttin Co-Founder of Viewbug

Founded by photography buffs Ori and Jimmy, and supported by a team of all-star advisors, ViewBug is out to redefine the photo contest.


logo2Founded by photography buffs Ori and Jimmy, and supported by a team of all-star advisors, ViewBug is out to redefine the photo contest. Much more than just contests, we’ve built a unique photography community that fosters collaboration and rewards creativity. [ViewBug]

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Can you please introduce yourself for those who don’t know?

I am Viewbug.com’s co-Founder and a photography buff. I love everything around photography and photo contests.

Could you tell me a little bit about the ViewBug?

We host the world’s best photo contests, judged by world-renowned photographers, and powered by great brands. ViewBug is a place to be creative, be inspired, and receive recognition.

What gave you the idea for your business?

I am passionate about photography and always wanted to build a community where creativity and exposure where celebrated.

What do you think helped to contribute to ViewBug’s success?

A lot of work and creativity. It is important to never stop listening to your audience and passionately build a product that you love

How many unique visitors/day does the site reach?

We reach tens of thousands of visitors

What makes ViewBug different from other sites?

ViewBug is out to redefine the photo contest. Much more than just contests, we’ve built a unique photography community that fosters collaboration and rewards creativity.

What has been the biggest challenge you’ve faced running ViewBug?

There are always new trends and new technology that you need to constantly learn and stay in top of to be successful

If you had to do it all over again, what is the one thing you would change if you could?

So far nothing! The process has been very fun and every day is a new learning opportunity

What one piece of advice would you give to other young entrepreneurs starting out?

Never give up! Try your hardest every day and never loose the focus on the most important aspects; have fun and be passionate

Finally, what plans do you have for ViewBug in the near and long-term future?

Continue our growth, bring more product updates and introduce a mobile app for easier access to the contests

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