Keyword caution

posted on 12th of february, 2012

I sold an image today and decided to check other images in a similar vein, namely those related to the crisis in the Eurozone and in Greece where there is voting tonight on the bail out terms and conditions.
With keywords euro mouse trap 73 images appeared
With keywords euro mousetrap 103 images appeared and perversely in my view using keywords euro trap mouse mousetrap only 59 images appeared.
My view is that it is sensible to check the major keywords; clearly mousetrap as one word has a different response to mouse and trap

This discrepancy has the potential to lose significant sales.

Comments (9)

Posted by Nelsonpeng on April 22, 2012
Good advice, thanks for your sharing.
Posted by Iwhitwo on February 13, 2012
That is interesting David, thanks.
Posted by Nero67 on February 13, 2012
Great advice!!!
Posted by Egomezta on February 13, 2012
Interesting, thanks for sharing.
Posted by Antoinettew on February 13, 2012
If I search on a translation site on this word I get: mouse-trap. But maybe this is UK English. There is a great difference sometimes between English and American words. Confusing.
Posted by Dgmate on February 13, 2012
I think that the more important thing is for your image to be included in the 103 searched photo. If your photo has mousetrap keyword only will it be more searchable than a photo with mouse trap mousetrap keywords? Or is it the other way around? or will it yield the same result?
Posted by FabioConcetta on February 13, 2012
Thanks for the information and congratulations for making this beautiful image!
Posted by Picstudio on February 12, 2012
Great advice. Thanx for sharing.
Posted by Jdanne on February 12, 2012
Thanks for sharing!

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