I have to admit, I never understood Twitter.I'm not sure I still do.I understand why people tweet but until I started at Dreamstime, I never found a purpose for Twitter myself.Plus, it's only fun if you are the type with a lot of snarky one-liners.A friend of mine, an artist, decided to use Twitter as a platform to advertise her artwork.I decided to do the same with my microstock photos.Lately, it's been resulting in a slight rise in sales and I like to think it's in part because of Twitter.... continue reading
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Hi Everyone,I am in the market for a new storage device.I have a Network Attached Storage Device that I was very happy with until it became about two thirds full, then it became unreliable.I liked the Network Attached Storage solution because it was very convenient to be able to access my photos from anywhere, as long as I had a network collection.I would take my laptop to the family room and while my husband was watching Television, I would add metadata to my images using our wireless network.... continue reading
I wanted to discover by myself if the use of social networks helps to increase the views of my photos and as a consequence, the possibility of more sells too. I used always facebook only for private proposals and I had not any twitter account, so I decided to create a new one but only for my photos or topics related with the photography @MisfotillosAnd after a few posts, here are the results:+ 41.5% more views + 64.5% more views + 95% more views + 99% more views ... continue reading
If you use social networks to promote your images, I suggest you an interesting site.This site is a list of hashtags usable in various areas.I found this site searching for something similar in the web, and I find it very interesting, so I want to suggest it to you.The operation is simple: go to the site, where NOT to pay anything, choose the list of tags best suited to your image, selecting and copy them in the comments of your image and the game is done.The site is this one!G.E.... continue reading
I am new to DT and am pleasantly surprised to see that DT has in place a system for unauthorized usage.This begs the question of how and when to promote your own stock photography on other venues - particularly FaceBook, Twitter and other social networking.If you own a blog you can promote your link to your stock photography portfolio in many different ways.So too with social networking - and this is perhaps the 'safest' way to do so.The biggest challenge with FB and other social networking... continue reading
Sponsor the web their images is essential to allow the world to know and to increase, consequently, sales.There are several ways to sponsor our images, but the quickest is to sponsor them through social networks.However it stands, an organizational problem, in sponsorship with these resources: time. How to sponsor the pictures on social networks without going mad? I am convinced that many of you will click on the image and then use the arrow keys sharing provided by Dreamstime.Very good... continue reading
All this debate about Pinterest made me wonder about what this new social networks mean to our image marketing.Meanwhile we are terrified with the escalation of piracy and finding tons of cooyrights inflingements around the web, we wonder if this industry has a future or if we are on a sinking boat.I will start first analysing us compared to the audio and movie industry.The first major diference is the market. Our images are mainly sold to the corporate market, they use it for advertising,... continue reading
Pinterest is a social networking site that has been gaining a lot of following in recent months. For those of you not familiar with the site, it is basically a place where people share things they have found online with others.It's kind of like bookmarking a page in your browser and making it public to the world. The difference is that this is done visually, and most users organize their topics into boards that they "pin" sites they find of "interest".The pinned site is shown on Pinterest... continue reading
Today I was sitting down wondering what to do from tomorrow. Well for some reason the co-incidence was that it is a kind of a new year for us. A festival called Gudi Padwa. I said why not think about a work reform seriously. The first thing I decided was to cut down my computer usage when I am not needed around it. My applications and workload always takes of itself with automated queues and stuff. I have been using the computer mouse more than the keyboard for editing pictures more than music almost... continue reading
I'll admit it. I'm not in tune with the real world. Not having a TV (nor watching any), not listening to the radio and traveling a small chunk of the year makes me out of tune with the rest of the world. It's not that I'm ignorant, and my world is pretty amazing from what I can see, but I need to make more of an effort as someone who wants to do more photojournalisim.I read the BBC every morning and FOX news if I'm sad and what to laugh, but outside that and my friends facebook statuses (which... continue reading
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