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How to Write Killer Keywords for your Stock Footage: Best Practices

Whether you're an experienced stock footage contributor or a complete beginner, this is the course for you! If you have professional-quality stock videos or ...
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Video: 53m
Language: English
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Description

Whether you’re an experienced stock footage contributor or a complete beginner, this is the course for you!

If you have professional-quality stock videos or photos and want to level up your sales with equally professional keywording and metadata, then you’re in the right place.

In this hour-long class, we’ll cover how to write SEO-optimized stock footage descriptions and keywords for commercial clips following agency best practices from Shutterstock, Adobe Stock, and Pond5.

KEY SKILLS:

You’ll learn how to:

– Write compelling, optimized descriptions
– Choose from several brainstorming methods to write a solid list of keywords
– Review and refine those keywords down to the strongest, SEO optimized words
– Differentiate your writing and choice of keywords even when your clips are similar

NOTE: This class won’t cover how to write editorial captions for editorial footage. Let me know if you’d like to see that available as a new class!

You will learn

ASSIGNMENT:

This projects section is for you to post your ongoing work, ask questions, and leave comments on other student’s work! I look forward to seeing your work and going over feedback with you!

Your assignment is to choose any three video clips and write your own descriptions and keywords for each of them following the guidelines I teach. Use the techniques you learned and take action!

 

DELIVERABLES:

  • Upload 3 screenshots of your clips
  • Write 3 descriptions to match your 3 screenshots
  • Write 15-49 keywords for each clip
  • Interact with the community by leaving comments and questions on other projects!

Click this teal “Create Project” button under the “Projects and Resources” section to get started! Make sure your project isn’t set to private so we can all see it and comment on it.

**You must be logged in from a computer. The project button doesn’t show up on mobile.

The sooner you take action and join the conversation, the more you’ll learn from the community!

*TIP: 
Download “Victorias Keyword Checklist” right under the “Create Project” button for my personal checklist!

 

Have fun keywording and make sure to check out projects from other students!

I’m looking forward to workshopping these with you!

Requirements

There is no requirement, anyone can start this course.

This course is for

Anybody can take this course, as it is suitable for all levels.

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Who is the instructor? Is Victoria Smith a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Victoria Smith has created 2 courses that got 152 reviews which are generally positive. Victoria Smith has taught 1,557 students and received a 4.6 average review out of 152 reviews. Depending on the information available, Victoria Smith is a TRUSTED instructor.
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