Everyone has a limit. And now, it seems even our keyword boxes do. Yes, in order to be more inline with industry standards, Bigstock is now limiting the amount of keywords to 50 per image. Which is still a whole lot of keywords, really. Why the change, you ask? Contributors choosing the most relevant words…Read More
Making time for metadata doesn’t mean starting from scratch every time you upload content to Bigstock. An easy solution is to create your own Master Keyword and Category Lists.
A Master Keyword & Category List: – Saves you time when uploading your images. – Maintains consistency of your portfolio. – Streamlines your workflow. – Simplifies customer searches.
A Note about the List: There are so many possible subjects and styles, this list could be endless. Let’s focus on some of the main types of content submitted. Start by categorizing your content in your mind, then upload images from the same shoot or illustrations of the same type of subject. Identify what is in the image for your keywords.
Metadata: The informational text that accompanies your image. It is how you identify your content. Metadata is also how your content is identified, searched for, and found by customers. Q. How does metadata help me? A. Good metadata sells images. It is how your content is discovered during searches. By improving the visibility of your…Read More
A lot of Bigstock contributors, smartly, keep an eye on their monthly earnings and look for sales trends. But sometimes there’s an exceptionally good or disappointing month and it’s hard to figure out why. Based on our experience, here are some ways to keep your images selling consistently well. For obvious reasons, upload as many…Read More