Stock Photography

Stock photography is the supply of photographs, which are often licensed for specific uses. It is used to fulfill the needs of creative assignments instead of hiring a photographer, often for a lower cost. Today, stock images can be presented in searchable online databases. They can be purchased and delivered online. Often, these photographs involve people, and are produced in studios using a wide variety of models posing as professionals, stereotypes, expressing common emotions and gesticulations, or involving pets. Other common stock photography niches include images related to travel and tourism, as well as conceptual photography.
Posts about Stock Photography
  • Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future of Imagery (Infographic)

    … Visual media has become an important part of the digital and social world. Indeed, Cisco Systems predicts that visual media will account for more than 80 percent of internet traffic by 2019. From still images, infographics and GIFs to short, long and live video, visual content drives engagement and message recall on social media. To celebrate…

    AllFacebook- 15 readers -
  • No One Reads My Blog. 9 Tricks to Change Things.

    … faces and this carries over to our online lives as well. This means you have to pay careful attention to the imagery that you use on your blog, and make sure any photos that you have of yourself are professional and of good quality. Don’t ever use clip art imagery, or photos that have a stale white background from a cheap stock photography site. Make…

    Blog Tyrantin SEO Blogging- 10 readers -
  • How to Make Your Blog Images Perform Better on Social Media

    We all know the importance of visuals in content marketing. In the last couple of years, marketers have taken the use of images to the next level in creativity, quality and the use of different formats and publishing platforms. The days of stamping a one dollar stock photo at the top of your content are over. Really. Stop it.

    Francisco Rosales/ socialmouths- 17 readers -
  • 4 Easy & Honest SEO Mistakes That Could Penalize Your Site

    …: In my client’s case, they put together an in-house affiliate program pretty quickly and rolled it out without a very clear explanation to their affiliate partners. Their business — we’ll call it “ZoomZoomPic” — did brisk sales in the stock photography business. Their affiliate program was designed to help existing customers gain some income while…

    Neil Patel/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 25 readers -
  • Why it worths lots of money selling photos on dreamstime?

    … DreamStime Stock Photography Free stock photo options 90/10 Referral program features 100/10 Photographer features 95/10 Buyer features 93/10 Pros - Accept images, videos, photos - Flexible payment methods: Payoneer, Skrill, PayPal and Check. - $5 per referral + 10% recurring for 3 years - Widely Open - Free to join - WordPress plugins Cons…

    Pierre Eustache/ HeedPages.com- 18 readers -
  • What to Do When the Best Landing Page Isn’t Good Enough

    If you have dedicated landing pages for your PPC traffic, you’re among the more sophisticated tier of marketers. According to Bryan Eisenberg, companies spend $92 driving traffic to their sites and only $1 converting it. Ouch. But not you, right? You understand the one-two punch of getting the right people to click on an ad, then convincing them to take action on the landing page.

    Theresa Baiocco/ 3Q Digital- 12 readers -
  • The best of Getty’s #RePicture competition

    … Getty Images wants to change how key themes are presented in stock photography. To that end, the company launched #RePicture at the Cannes Lions this year in an effort to break away from a reliance on visual clichés. It began with a partnership with Facebook executive and activist Sheryl Sandberg’s non-profit LeanIn to curate a library of images…

    Tanya Dua/ Digidayin Facebook Twitter- 6 readers -
  • In the Age of Instagram, what are designers looking for in stock photography?

    … of the world’s most successful stock photographers; he estimates that one of his photos is licensed every eight seconds. Steve Cole, based in Atlanta, is an industry veteran who caught the photography bug at 12. Finally, Quebec City-based Lise Gagne was the first iStock by Getty Images photographer to reach 500,000 downloads — in 2007, just four…

    Digidayin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
  • 5 Signs Your Marketing Needs an Upgrade

    … for an upgrade. 1. Stock photos have taken over your campaigns, and you aren’t using them ironically. Stock photos have their place, but that place is usually contained within a video showcasing ridiculous stock photography. Of course, not every image you use needs to be a fresh illustration or recently snapped photo, but it should be unique to your ad…

    ImageWorks Creativein Paid Search SEO- 2 readers -
  • The Complete Guide to Membership Websites

    … There are a lot of different ways to go about making money online (which is part of the reason why it can be so overwhelming if you are just getting started), and membership websites are a favorite of many online marketers. With a membership site you’ll offer some sort of content, products, or services exclusively to people who have paid to get…

    Marc Andre/ ProfitBlitzin Affiliate Social EMail- 19 readers -
  • A Content Strategy Template You Can Build On

    … an example of how I, based on the years I spent consulting on content strategies for everything from stock photography to software as a service, would write it up. Peek over my shoulder to get your next strategy started, or just to get a glimpse of how someone else approaches a strategy. Build on this template and make it your own. You'll find…

    Moz Blogin SEO Content- 17 readers -
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