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Don’t Lose the Message: Choose Images that Complement Your Marketing Message without Distracting

Sometimes, in our over-enthusiastic intent to create great content or ads, we tend to use images that are not appropriate or simply don’t fit our message. And sometimes we use images that catch people’s attention, distracting them from our initial purpose. How can you avoid distraction? Connect the images to the message The first rule in every work field: never use visuals that are not related to your content. If you write about tea, don’t put images with mugs of coffee or soda instead. I know... continue reading

The Ultimate Checklist for Ensuring You Choose the Perfect Stock Images for Your Message

The right images can improve your content significantly. But what does “right images” mean? It means to be able to create a connection between the copy and the visuals you use on a page or in an ad, landing page, poster… you name it. In such cases, the message and the images must complete each other, so you can avoid the disaster of a confusing project (no matter its nature).Check for high-quality resolution alternativesThe first feature to look in when... continue reading

Prepare your shot or just drive and enjoy the view

On my way from Split to Šibenik I spotted a breath-taking landscape. Colors and shapes in nature's most vivid form of Mediterranean. One could stop every two seconds and take pictures. However, there are some moment that are hard to explain, but prioritize in our attention as the significant ones and even though we don't quite know the reason, we are ready to stop and admire. This photo is one of such moments. The whole Adriatic coast is divine, and as you drive along the sea roads there... continue reading

Want Your Audience To Read Your Message? You Need Images!

     Let’s say you have something you want to communicate with an audience. It could be a blog-post, a presentation at your company, a social media post, an advertisement, or any other form of message.How do you get your audience to pay attention to your message?And when your audience gives your message a few seconds of attention, how do you make the reader actually understand and absorb your message?Every day, hundreds of millions of messages fiercefully compete for our attention.... continue reading

Game of pairs - what stock sells

I've just been playing the Dreamstime Stock Game - interesting challenge to see which of two images has sold! How have you scored?There's some tricky ones in there, but some definite themes too... A good few images waiting for the buyers messages to be added, like this one -   continue reading

The Dialog of an Insightful Photography Teacher

Though there may be many things to say about the way this teacher delivers his message.. the fact remains.. he delivers a powerful message of artistic creation.BLOG called: The S_it my Photog prof says continue reading

Be Nice to Other Londoners

A positive message in the aftermath of the London riots...There's been a lot said and written about this, here's some of the more interesting pieces:Big Brother isn't watching you (by Russell Brand of all people!)Memex 1.1 » Blog Archive » “Recreational looting” in perspectiveDaylight Robbery, Meet Nighttime Robbery | The NationI'm surprised there's not more editorial images from this event on DT. continue reading

Searching in vain

I intended to buy some pictures for myexternal blogand wrote about how I intended to buy it in the Dreamstime message board.To make the message more colourful and illustrative in the above thread, I searched DT for a picture of two people exchanging pictures (or anything)I tried many keywords like:exchangeexchangingexchanging picturesgive and takeand many other combinations of words by which both the people are giving and taking.Almost all the pictures that I got were something... continue reading

Flagged keywords??

Hello!I've got message - "Your image might have irrelevant or not fully accurate keywords. No admin action has been taken yet. If needed, please edit image info and adjust (click image thumbnail to edit). If the flag is irrelevant or accidental, please ignore or reply politely. Flagged keyword: goose." How I understand some DT user tried to find a bird and got couple of my pics with goose-grass. Folks, kill me if I know whom and how I must reply. I can't find any option for this. Does anybody know?... continue reading

Does Blogs and message boards affect sales?

It is a closely guarded secret how the ranking of images is computed for searches.We all have wondered if and how acceptance rate, participation on the message boards, writing blogs, etc affect our ranking on searches and resulting sales.I did an experiment this month; I wrote a series of blogs and was active on the message boards.I wanted to see if it had an effect on my sales.Here are my results.During the past 5 months I have been averaging $75 dollars in sales each month.I have... continue reading

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