Title & Description, (very important, read my experience)
Sorry I'm in hurry else would have explained the complete experience I had today, I have just covered some important aspects, following which I guess you can increase sales. Bottom Line, pay more attention to title and description its really brings sales.
Today while searching for travel images, I had some difficulties to choose images. I was searching for images of some tourist attraction in Middle East.
Well there were many images to choose from, but around 70 percent of the good images were rejected as we were not in a position to identify the image by its name. Due to this I had to skip several good images.
Eg: I was searching for images with a key word Jordan, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries. Most of the images had the title of the country, but we wanted to inform our readers about particular place, which some of the good image didn't have them in Title nor in Description.
One suggestion to all photographers who are uploading Travel related image, please mention the name of that particular place in the title, and in the description highlight the significance of that tourist spot, with a brief history and some valuable information so we can include them in the article with caption, and readers will identity each tourist destination. And most important, easier for the buyer to choose the image.
I really had tough time to choose image and I downloaded around 15 images today which had information about the destination, some very good images didnt make it in my download, I felt sorry for those contributors who had some good images, so please my advice is update your travel images with all details, this might bring some more sales.
Well even I have some travel images which needs some editing to title, description and keywords.
Request to DT Admin, Why the images we download from DT doesn't have EXIF data, title and keywords embedded, Wouldn't it be great for buyer if these data are retained when we download them, it will really make the buyers task much easier when several people are involved in the design process, it will be really handy. This is another reason why some of the downloaded images are never been used by designers
Some examples of travel shot from my portfolio
Hope all contributors will understand the significance of Title and Description and update their portfolio to get more sales and make buyers life easier.
Photo credits: Creativei.