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« on: February 03, 2022, 07:59 »
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is copy keywords from other people right thing or not ?
Is that a copyright ?


« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2022, 08:59 »
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It's rude.  Also, you could be copying their errors.

Looking at keywords others have used can help you decide what keywords to use, yourself, but you need to make your own sets.

« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2022, 09:03 »
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Of course keywords are not copyrighted, they are just common words not intellectual property.
You should definitely observe and study how people keyword their successful assets, that's how you learn, especially if you are not native English speaker.
Also there are many keywording tools made just for that.
All that said, I don't think it'll do you any good in sales if you simply right out copy keywords from other images without adding your unique ones. 

thijsdegraaf

« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2022, 09:04 »
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I sometimes look at similar images, which are highly ranked and add words that seem appropriate to me, but don't just copy all the words blindly.

« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2022, 14:39 »
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Guilty, Your Honor. I want to upload a photo of a "sliced tomato" for a first time, why would I reinvent a wheel? I grab keywords from top images, sort them, takes keywords that I don't like and could add mine keywords. Keep in mind that English is not my first language. I may just don't know the words that describe "sliced tomato" in details.

« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2022, 09:39 »
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Unamas, you're not just copying. You're sorting.

I have found people who really just copy and paste.  I use my name as a keyword when I am allowed, and it gets copied along with everything else.  When I Google myself, there they are.

I send a take down notice because my name is not to used to sell someone else's stuff.


« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2022, 13:09 »
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I look at other people's keywords, and sometimes I find a good one I missed, but usually I am just overwhelmed by the amount of poor keywording or outright spam. I guess that is what the sites should expect for pennies, but it is still sad.

« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2022, 15:41 »
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I look at other people's keywords, and sometimes I find a good one I missed, but usually I am just overwhelmed by the amount of poor keywording or outright spam. I guess that is what the sites should expect for pennies, but it is still sad.

part of the problem is the popular keyword generators which have some good suggestions, but a lot of spam if copied blindly

« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2022, 15:49 »
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As a beginner, it is certainly understandable to look at the keywords of others or to use keyword tools. I have done the same.
In the long run, however, this is not a good strategy. Especially with banal motifs, everyone ends up using the same keywords.

Many of my bestsellers are hackneyed motifs that sell exclusively on the basis of keyword combinations, mostly of a symbolic nature. Of course, I won't reveal which ones they are  8)

But to stay with the above example, tomatoes are symbolic for example of (spiritual) fertility, I would try that. And with orange peel you can also think of cellulite  ;)

But I'm probably the only one here who enjoys keywording.


« Last Edit: February 09, 2022, 16:49 by RalfLiebhold »

« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2022, 16:27 »
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All these keywording services are doing exactly the same: display you a couple of images, then you select a bunch of photos and got a set of keywords in the clipboard.

https://imstocker.com/en/keyworder


 

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