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Modern Marketing Channel: Mobile Effective Ads

The mobile advertising market has grown significantly over the past few years, and we expect even more rapid development in the future. With the very wide usage and reliance on smartphones; marketers must focus their attention on designing an effective mobile ad since it became an important marketing tool. A well-thought advertising campaign must cover almost the whole information space, that is, affect the potential buyer even after he closes his notebook or PC to enter the buyer's real life.... continue reading

Instagram: 3 Ways This Social Media Platform Is Valuable For Photographers

Cheesy selfies. Pictures of food and drink. Horrible photography. That might be the general opinion of what Instagram has to offer. Why would a real photographer waste his or her time with this social media platform? After all, you get to post just one single link and that's in your profile that gets visited a relatively low percentage of the time.Well, don't ignore this app completely. There just might be some benefits. There is some great photography to ingest in this community and what... continue reading

Why Your Digital Footprint Should be a Priority

Starting a new venture is often a stressful experience. For all the excitement surrounding the birth of a fledgling business, there is also plenty of stress and worry, which is to be expected when bringing any idea to fruition. Something that can easily take the edge off some of this stress, is making sure the basics are done correctly, and in the modern world, that means making sure your digital footprint is a good fit. Your digital footprint, when it comes to business, is everything that is online... continue reading

Little shepherd

The children of the Giriama tribe are supposed to make themselves responsible for various issues like taking care of the goats, of their younger brothers and sisters, fetching water and collecting firewood and even cooking the meals. As we walked along the Galana river in Kenya we found this small boy somehow bored, leaning against a palm tree and looking at us while the herd of goats he was supposed to have an eye upon was grazing a few meters away near the river bench.They take it as a natural thing... continue reading

Some tips and tricks to make your photos stand out from the crowd

Have you ever wondered how some people can post pictures with such a good quality and colors ?How do they match their instagram or blog feed?There are so many apps, and programs, where you may upgrade a photo, which in turn can help your social media grow.If you are new, or just curious how I edit my photos scroll down for more!Step one:The most important thing is a good quality of your photos. The main factor is LIGHT! Without a good lightning, it is kinda impossible to make a good photo.... continue reading

Why Use Dreamstime Legal Photos vs. Pull Photos from Search Engines?

Topic today : Why use legal, licensed images from Dreamstime vs. pulling from a search engine or social media?  Did you think that? Why we don't use any photos we want from Google search engines or from Pinterest like social medias?Here's the reasons that you may know or might know :1. Free Photos Are EverywhereIf you're using free photos from search engines such as Google, let's imagine. You're preparing to make a travel advertisement on your local TV channels. You make it and sent... continue reading

Promoting Others, Not Just Yourself

I was raised to love my neighbor as myself. I think of my fellow photographers on Dreamstime here as my neighbors. One of the ways I try to show love to my neighbors here on Dreamstime is to help promote their pictures. I have a Twitter account that is set up just for my business. Twitter can be fun because it's kind of neat to see what is trending on any given day. Then I do a search on my portfolio to see if I have a picture that might go with what is trending. If I do, then I will post that... continue reading

Creative tickle to an unfear economy

Images of humor and satire to think of smiling at our own absurdity and to remain aware of social injustices        I think one idea has the power to change reality, it takes time and patience, the idea is to follow a share, but by an idea you start to go one way rather than another.As a creative I think it's my responsibility, what I accomplish, and I hope always in a dialogue with other illustrators.Even if the subject is not always politician it is a bearer of meaning. ... continue reading

Let’s raise our voices with respect

I'm tired of American Politics.You can't turn on the TV these days without politicians or their surrogates slinging mud at each other in very loud voices, and we still have 3 months until the election.       The level of discourse in this country seems to reach a new low each day.But this has also made me think about the way we treat each other on social media.It seems that the animosity of the internet has given rise to a new social "norm" for how we speak with each... continue reading

Twitter: Tips, Tricks for Photo Clicks

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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