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  • 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
  • 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
  • New News or Old News in DT?!

    by Elianehaykal | 18th of February, 2012

    So, did you know that if you click on the tilte of a photo, it will let you find similar photos based on the title? Is it public knowledge or did I just discover yet another thing in DT? I can't decide whether it's better (with examples): a- for the title to be so specific... More
  • Tip: Taking Care with the Use of Brandnames

    by Peanutroaster | 2nd of December, 2011

    Is that business man really giving a "PowerPoint" or is he giving a slide presentation? Is that woman "Googling" or surfing the Internet? Are those really "Lego" in the photo or some other brand of building bricks? Is your dog wearing a "Speedo" or just a very small swim... More
  • contagion is; well, contagious i guess!

    by Amlyd | 27th of May, 2011

    Continuing the current theme of images being found in use. One of mine titled 'contagion' has been used to create the cover picture of a book - Introduction to Epidemiology, By Ray M. Merrill It's both pleasing and interesting that my original title... 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
  • No Firefox Automatic Spell Check When Entering Titles

    by MorganOliver | 8th of January, 2011

    Just a warning to newcomers, I still make this mistake - there is NO automatic Firefox spell check when entering the Title of your picture! I see this all the time when searching the database that another poor soul was caught in a spelling disaster. Unfortunately, no... More
  • The relationship between the image title and the search result

    by Jy604 | 20th of August, 2010

    I just do a research on the relationship between the image title and the search result. I have two images online, with same keywords but different title. Building roof Roof If I search by "building roof", I can find the first image in the second place of first... 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
  • Starting at Dreamstime

    by Serenethos | 25th of March, 2010

    Today I finally uploaded my first 20 images, then reviewed them, edited some keywords, shortened some titles to less than 50 characters, figured out the rights and submitted them. It took since March 4th, 2010 when I joined until today to prepare my images for upload.... 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
  • Professional or Amateur?

    by Vaaltonen | 5th of January, 2009

    What makes one a professional photographer? A degree, years of experience, expensive equipment, your images on the billboards in your town? Why am I asking this question? Well, photography has been my hobby and my passion for over 4 years, I've had a privilege to assist... More
  • Working with models

    by Mantonino | 1st of May, 2008

    Get a model like Ralph, seriously. One of our favorite models EVER came over to visit us a few weeks ago. Ralph is a funny guy because he'll do just about anything we ask! He says "Unless it's illegal or immoral, I'll do it!" Gotta love that! But this blog entry... More
  • making a name for yourself ( with a tip of the hat to ladykassie)

    by Denisebeverly | 27th of July, 2007

    well alice, i just finished reading your latest blog. and you made me think ,as you usually do, and this blog is the result. do you ever think about the names of companies? do you ever wonder how they chose their name, giving themselves that identity? when we chose... More

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