Maximising Your Photo Credits

One simple thing every photographer can do … and should do … every time you make a sale, is ask for a backlink to your website as part of your payment. This won’t work for all situations, but these days a huge proportion of sales do have some sort of online component, so these links could really add up to something significant, if you make it a condition of using your photos...
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Video Marketing For Photographers

Video has long been a favourite tool of mine for promoting my photography websites. It's a strong visual medium that's ideally suited to promoting photography, and it's a powerful SEO tools that gets great results, very fast.  Google and the other search engines give videos and the video sharing sites a lot of respect, so even when it's difficult to get a page on your website t...
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Selling Stock Photos

This article introduces the basics of selling stock photos through a Rights Managed Stock Library. If you're just starting out, you're sure to see plenty of places where you can sell your images Royalty Free and as Microstock... Rights Managed photography licensing is a whole different ball game, and one you really want to understand before you commit to the wrong kind of li...
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Self Publishing For Photographers

Self publishing and digital publishing are both major growth industries but it seems photographers just aren’t interested? I’m guessing a lot are concerned about image security if they start publishing digital photo books, but I’m sure most just haven’t really appreciated the potential here. Here’s a few stats that might make you think about it a little differently… Eboo...
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It’s a great time to be a photographer!

If you’ve been following along you’ll know I put out a report a little while back called “The Death of Stock Photography?”  It was a detailed look at our industry and some of the challenges facing it, and I believed it also offered some practical solutions. Well it’s definitely stirred a few people up! Mostly the feedback has been very encouraging… people who’d been thin...
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