PhotoShelter Newsletter | April 2009
A whole new set of tools helps you attract more visitors to view your images, PhotoShelter teams up with Magnum Photos to offer you $10,000, more webinars and workflow tips. Read on, amigo!
In this month's issue:
SEO Toolkit: Attract more visitorsSearch Engine Optimization (SEO) is a technique that helps your website rank higher in searches on Google and other major search engines. The better your ranking for specific keywords, the more likely you are to drive traffic to your website, which leads to more potential new business.
PhotoShelter has the best tools online to help photographers increase their visibility to Google. Read our new step-by-step guide to getting your website optimized.
What's Your Grade?We built an SEO Grader to help you understand SEO and chart your progress.. Just answer 5 questions, and the SEO Grader will automatically scan your your account and measure over 30 metrics to determine your search engine readiness. You'll get a score of 1 to 100. The average so far is 56. Are you better than your peers?
» Get graded now! All account levels are eligible.
Free Webinars: Get the most from PhotoShelterWe've added more specialized webinars and increased the frequency. Join us anytime for these live, online tutorials to get the most out of your PhotoShelter account.
» View the full webinar calendar and sign up today.
Magnum Expression Photo Award: Win $10,000Magnum Photos has partnered with HP, PhotoShelter and Blurb to present the 2009 Magnum Expression Photo Award. A jury of some of Magnum's finest photographers including Jonas Bendiksen, Susan Meiselas, Alec Soth and Paolo Pellegrin will judge the final photos, and the winner receive $10,000 and an HP Z3200 printer. This year's theme is "communities".
» Learn more and submit your entry through PhotoShelter today
What's Your WorkflowWe get a lot of questions about how different types of photographers are using PhotoShelter within their digital workflow. So we asked a few successful photographers to document their process for various niches. Check these bad boys out:
Installing Google AnalyticsHow do you know if your website is working for you? Measure it. Google offers a free analytics package, and PhotoShelter gives you an easy way to install their custom code into our website customization templates. Learn key metrics like:
Shout Outs, High Fives and Fist Bumps
That's it for this month. Shoot well and stay away from those pirates!