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  • The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2007

    Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of... More
  • What's in your title and description of your images?

    by Malinash | 28th of February, 2014

    Here's a little guide to read buyers' minds. You've already read the Bible of Keywording. Now you need to know the importance of the title and the description of your images. We all know that stock photography is related to generic topics. And if... More
  • The perfect description

    by Reberman | 4th of February, 2014

    I have pointed out what I consider to be problems with descriptions and keywords. I would like to highlight what I consider to be the perfect description (for me). The photographer is Travelling-light and he makes my job so much easier. The soup description is: "Traditional... More
  • Image descriptions: A place for unrelated keywords?

    by Robinstockphotos | 29th of May, 2013

    I was looking up random images trying to figure out and list a number of potential subjects in demand. Right now I have no proper gear and not enough time for much. Next month, I think I will have both. Plenty of it. Hence the casual research in free time. And see what... More
  • This is how I keyword...

    by Miraclemoments | 27th of April, 2012

    Key wording can be very intimidating...you sit, you think and wonder what to type and when you have typed all the words you can possible think about you still have only scratched the surface of what the image is all about. You try and think what a possible buyer might... More
  • Important Image description

    by Jianbinglee | 13th of March, 2012

    The title and description of the picture can being DT approved and selling is very important.The following two pictures are taken at a wedding, but when I upload the "wedding car" no approved later, I direct the name of "daisy" approved.Thus, a clear, concise text descriptions... More
  • Where Do We Find Those Keywords?

    by Livingstonatlarge | 5th of October, 2011

    Yesterday I was trying to keyword this image and I got stuck. I had…… “Totem, pole, Alaska, face, carved, carving, wood, eyes, mouth, teeth”, and my standard… “vertical, photograph, image”. I, of course, got all this from staring intently at the photo... More
  • Exclusivity - My Ten Reasons

    by Nigelspiers | 18th of May, 2011

    I became a Dreamstime exclusive contributor in August 2010. The results have been very good – way beyond my expectations. There was no one single reason why I became an exclusive Dreamstime contributor - it was a combination of factors and I have listed below the ten most... More
  • Getting IPTC metatags to work

    by Digitalg | 3rd of May, 2011

    For those who don't know what I'm talking about... IPTC metatags allow you to embed textual information into your jpeg files. You can embed right into your image files the title, description, keywords and even categories in some cases. For those who know, but never used... More
  • Keyword list optimization

    by Seraphoet | 27th of November, 2010

    Recently I've marked for myself, that the leading in sales pictures not depend on the "fullside" keywording. You may add 80 keywords to your picture, optimized as well as you can, using the experience of the most popular jobs, but... My first sales was made with images, I... More
  • My quickest sale so far

    by Heywoody | 26th of July, 2010

    This one went on line last week but only actually appeared in my portfolio / searches since about Friday. Kinda pleased as it was for my own amusement and I had doubts about stock value :) Wonder should I change the title to something with "dragon" in it and keep... More
  • Tags way

    by Polarisvideo | 1st of April, 2010

    Here is the question: Which is the way you choose tags for your images? Think more about the concept or image description? See Article
  • So happy!!! I am getting approvals immediately after submission :)

    by Goldution | 19th of March, 2010

    Like many of you, I am the one who has an internet dependance problem :) I used to sit long hours on dating sites, and when I first uploaded few images here, i realized that DT becomes a new friendly place in the web that turned my focus away from my careless succession... More
  • Descriptive title of your images

    by Peter.kirillov | 10th of December, 2009

    The title of your image is quite important if you want to promote your work and let it be found by a customer. Try to make a title and description as much relevant and descriptive as possible! Dreamstime engine allows you to see what search phrase led a customer... More
  • Title & Description, (very important, read my experience)

    by Creativei | 18th of November, 2009

    Sorry I'm in hurry else would have explained the complete experience I had today, I have just covered some important aspects, following which I guess you can increase sales. Bottom Line, pay more attention to title and description its really brings sales. Today while... More
  • Understanding search engine visibility

    by Alexhor | 22nd of May, 2009

    Recently I spent some time to do a descent research to improve my (today's and future) image visibility. DT web site is very well optimized for search engines (SEO). This means that whatever we do with our image title, description and keywords (along with other elements)... More

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