From basics to niche topics – find everything you need to improve your production, editing process, and more in our Pro Tips.
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Taking care of your metadata is the most critical thing you can do. It is the difference between a buyer discovering and purchasing your content vs. your item appearing on the 10th page. If you feel unsure about the best practices around metadata, check out our Master Your Metadata post. Add seasonal tags to your …
May 25, 2022
Pssst, visual artist! Buyers love our Graphics Templates. Using your customizable graphics templates elevates their content and saves time and effort. Heroic much? This year, events like the midterm elections and the Commonwealth esports championships will drive up demand—here’s how to meet it. 1. Logo Reveal A logo reveal helps introduce a brand by …
February 11, 2022
TOP IMAGE: Freelance Work And Writing Online Concept by VECTORIUM. Our intelligent search algorithm works just like the search engine you’re used to when shopping for a specific item or researching a particular topic. In the same way that keywords promote pages on Google, relevant keywords help buyers find your work on Pond5. The unique …
January 25, 2022
Do your uploads need edits or have they been returned? If you previously uploaded files to your Pond5 account that are not showing up online, there’s a good chance they need edits. When an item is in Needs Edits or Returned status, it means one of three things: Your files are already uploaded and processed …
November 8, 2021
We’ve partnered with RedShark editor Simon Wyndham (also known as FiveElement on Pond5) to walk you through customizing and optimizing your artist Storefront! In the video above, join Simon as he takes us from shoot to upload. See for yourself how easy it is to use these features, then read on for some key takeaways. …
November 2, 2021
Preparing your photos for submission to a stock library can seem daunting, but fear not! All it takes is a systematic approach to make this process easier. Here are nine quick ideas to streamline your editing like a pro. For more, read Shotkit’s article here. 1. Get organized before you import Be efficient with …
September 6, 2021
If you’re creating media for sale or licensing, regardless of how beautiful your work is, it only matters if people actually see it. Unique keywords added to your content can translate to more traffic and make the difference between 25 searches and 1,000 searches of your collection.
September 4, 2021
There is a saying, “Production is pre-production.” Whether it's storyboarding, location scouting, or budgeting, each of the steps below plays a crucial role in the success of your project.
September 4, 2021
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