Indexing Images To Sell – A Fotolia Guide

By dinahhillsdon

Big Red Ship

Not even the most amazing pictures will sell if no one can find them. Follow these guidelines and the chances of selling your images with Fotolia will be much improved.

What is indexing?

Big Red Ship

Indexing simply means to “tag” (or label) images with keywords that describe what they contain, e.g., an image of a big red ship would be tagged big red ship.

Keywords are the signposts to your image for a customer. Computers are very bad at recognizing the contents of an image, so we use indexing to “signpost” buyers to the images they want. If your beautiful picture of a …read more

Via: Fotolia


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