Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Consumption of photos online, part of Social Media for Photo and Video Pros (2013).
What about photography? What's happening online?…Well, compared to video, photos have had a long jump. …It's a very popular activity for people to do and photo consumption and creation is huge.…What we see is that 46% of all adults post new pictures online.…Now these aren't all professionals, this could be your aunt Mabel, or your little cousin.…However, people are putting their stuff up there. What becomes important is that you realize …that there's lots of photos, so think about putting your best work up there …and putting in several places so it could be found.…
41% of all Internet users take photos and re-share them.…They generally target sites that are designed for sharing images. …Things like Pinterest are particularly popular these days.…Think about it, if you're so concerned that your work is going to be stolen online, …you might be missing the point.…Now I'm up there with being concerned about copyright and clearly marking your copyrights…and putting intellectual property or contact information with your images is essential.…
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- What is social media and why should I use it?
- Cutting through the hype
- Understanding trends in Internet usage
- Showing a genuine you
- Knowing what to post and how often to post
- Scheduling posts
- Protecting your reputation