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Keywording for the Search Engine at Media Bakery

Stock House Thursday: Media Bakery This week I will check out how Media Bakery handles keywords. These aren’t really “reviews,” in that they will have no thumbs up or down at the end.  This is not intended to be a recommendation or … Continue reading

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Search and Keywording at BigStockPhoto

Stock House Thursday: BigStock.com Up this week is BigStock.com.  Bigstock is actually owned by Shutterstock, but does not have the same keyword requirements, nor the same search engine, so be careful if you contribute to to both stock houses, as what … Continue reading

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How Should I Keyword the WHY and HOW in My Images

Guide to Keywording Images, part 6 This is the final installment of my series on how to keyword your images to increase your stock photography sales.  All the suggestions I’ve made should be applied to your images, whether you’re a … Continue reading

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How Should I Keyword the Where and When of an Image?

Guide to Keywording Images, part 5 Here I am again with another installment of my guide on how you should be keywording your images to maximize sales. So, you think that the where and the when of an image should … Continue reading

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How Do I Keyword the Objects in My Image?

Guide to Keywording Images, part 4 This is the fourth in a series of posts about how to keyword your images.  While this guide is written primarily for stock photographers who need great keywording to ensure robust sales of their … Continue reading

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How do I Keyword People in My Images II?

Guide to Keywording Images, part 3 In my last post I covered the major elements to keywording people: Number of People that are the subject of the image. “Industry standard” age/gender groups such as male adult and female senior adult. … Continue reading

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How Do I Keyword People in My Images?

Guide to Keywording Images, part 2 If people are the subject of your image, then you need to add a lot more keywords than just woman or boy. Here are some quick results from Alamy.com A search for boy gets … Continue reading

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How Do I Keyword My Images?

Guide to Keywording Images, part 1 In my years as an image keywording specialist, I was asked this question many times by photographers, both pro and hobbyist alike. In my next several posts, I will show you how to break … Continue reading

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