Keywording for Stock

Horse Herd 12KEYwording is the KEY to Success on Stock Photography Agencies

  • In this session you will learn, that just uploading your images is NOT ENOUGH!
  • You will learn that uploading your images and adding 10 keywords is STILL NOT ENOUGH!
  • You will learn that uploading your images and adding 25 keywords is STILL NOT ENOUGH!

Become a KEYword Master!

Understanding how to correctly keyword the images you have uploaded to your online photo stock agency is critical to making sales. In this class we will look at keywording stock photography, and give tips and hints that will help you get those pictures under the eyes of photo buyers.

Why Should I Bother Keywording My Images?

You are a busy photographer – you don’t have time for this. Why should you bother keywording all those images? The answer is simple. If there are two similar photographs, the one with more relevant keywords is more likely—much more likely—to be found by a photo buyer than the one with a few, bad-chosen keywords.

Good keywording helps sell your images.

Without too much difficulty, the number of keywords that you can associate with a single image at the major stock sites numbers in the hundreds. Let’s suppose you have a picture that currently has 50 keywords associated with it, and that we increase the number of keywords to 200.

How you would benefit:

  • Average keywords per image now = 50
  • Achievable keywords per image = 200
  • Improvement in search terms matched = eyeballs on photos = 300%

How your images are found online is the KEY TO YOUR SUCCESS!  This is a tricky topic, because on the surface, it appears to be simple…but there is soooo much more to it! Join us for this session to learn how your images can be found online!

We will be providing detailed handouts, so you can follow along and take notes, so you can do this when you get home!

SPECIAL NOTE:  To be successful in this class you need to have BASIC COMPUTER and IMAGE PROCESSING SKILLS! We are making the assumption that you know and shoot in CAMERA RAW, how to get your images from your camera to your computer and apply edits!



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