Articles by John Pavlish

How Much is Too Much?

I just had recently had some images approved and got a couple rejections with the comment that I had too many similar images that would dilute the sales of my approved images.My original thought was to let the customer choose which image raise to the top, and I had slightly adjusted different keywords to see which would bring more interest.My question is then is it best to specialize in a specific subject or have a thinner broad spectrum of content?  continue reading

Writing helpful discriptions

I was curious what are the most helpful descriptions to be used for photographs that help increases visitors or sales. How does it vary from the title and keywords? What information and how much to use?Thanks!  continue reading

Steep Road Ahead

In the beginning of April of 2014 I made the decision to try making money with my photography. I had always gotten many complements on the various social medium, so I wanted to see if anyone wanted to put money into it.I attempted to apply my content to the three largest stock sites, and Dreamstime was one of them. I was pretty excited within one of my first uploads I got my first sale within a few days. So I made a larger effort to upload more of my content. While my other sales begin to expand... continue reading

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