Keywords are so important!

posted on 9th of march, 2012

We all know how time consuming keywording can be, but it really is a vital stage of uploading that should be given just as much thought as the taking of and the processing of the image.

Yesterday, I had a spare hour and so thought I would look at some of my images to see if I could improve the keywords. I removed some and also added quite a few new ones. I also had a go at using Yuri Arcurs really useful keywording tool to see if this would make any difference to the words that I was coming up with. It certainly did! My best selling image is actually an abstract black and white concept photo that I uploaded a while back. I actually wasn't sure if would get approved as it is quite different to the images I usually upload from my travels. I'm pleased to say that it is now a level 5 image. However,...

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Posted by Adeliepenguin on March 12, 2012
Yes, very interesting regarding the tool. I also periodically review my keywords. Now I too will try the tool and see if it helps. Thanks for sharing!!
Posted by Cleaper on March 11, 2012
That's what I thought too...but it was only added a few hours before. Maybe it was a freak occurrence!
Posted by Rosedarc on March 11, 2012
That's interesting... I often do that but I thought it took a few days (up to 7) for the database to update with the keywords added after the original upload.

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