I am feeling the strain of editing 14 pages of images to bring my tags down to only ten words for each image. I could find more than ten words (or tags) to describe how I’m feeling, but one will do: Discouraged.
Not everyone uses tagging, but I have always used it to make sure that my work can be found in Redbubble or Google searches. This is the mechanism that sends buyers to my images so it is important to be able to tag my work appropriately.
Where more than 10 tags would be appropriate: When I am tagging I always ask myself, how many different words might a person search to find my image. Everyone uses different terminology. Beach or Sea or Ocean? Rural or Pastoral or Countryside? Vintage or Antique or Retro.
Let’s say I have an image of a beach scene in Pensacola,…