[STOCKPHOTO] Yet another version of sucker stock

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David Smith

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Jan 7, 2007, 6:46:52 PM1/7/07
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http://cameradollars.com/

Now they'll sell you a book on how to lose money in photography

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David Barr

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Jan 7, 2007, 7:35:58 PM1/7/07
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>http://cameradollars.com/
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>Now they'll sell you a book on how to lose money in photography
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This is a spam - your success in photography is not their prime goal.
The goal is to sell you a book.

Likely marketing books is more lucrative for them than marketing
pictures. For most people marketing low end stock photographs they
perhaps should set up shop telling other about marketing photography,
they might make more money..

David Barr
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Stockphoto Seller

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Jan 8, 2007, 9:37:05 AM1/8/07
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Don't you mean "another book"?

Carl May/BPS



David Smith <dcsimages@earthlink.net> wrote:
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Now they'll sell you a book on how to lose money in photography

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Stuart Elflett

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Jan 8, 2007, 9:42:57 AM1/8/07
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And of course, if there is ONE thing a scamming affiliate marketer loves
more than someone visiting his site, it's the link to the site making it
into some forums so it'll go up in search engine rankings, etc - don't give
the parasites the publicity...

Cheers,
Stuart

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> >Now they'll sell you a book on how to lose money in photography
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> This is a spam - your success in photography is not their prime goal.
> The goal is to sell you a book.
>
> Likely marketing books is more lucrative for them than marketing
> pictures. For most people marketing low end stock photographs they
> perhaps should set up shop telling other about marketing photography,
> they might make more money..
>
> David Barr
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Stockphoto Seller

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Jan 10, 2007, 8:18:39 AM1/10/07
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Of course, search engine rankings are largely meaningless for the stock photography industry, with search hits having almost no correlation with sales. Indeed, some of us do not want search engine access to our specialized images, preferring to give access only to legitimate clients. Rankings of hits from legitimate stock photo users would be another matter, but that is not at all what the search engine rankings give. It's better to spend one's time/money promoting to potential photo users rather than fiddling around with tweaks to improve one's general, meaningless search rankings.

Carl May



Stuart Elflett <auxotic@gmail.com> wrote:
And of course, if there is ONE thing a scamming affiliate marketer loves
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the parasites the publicity...

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Jacques Jangoux

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Jan 10, 2007, 8:18:40 AM1/10/07
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Well, at least the guy will earn $39.97 x number of suckers.

Jacques Jangoux



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> Now they'll sell you a book on how to lose money in photography
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Stuart Elflett

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Jan 11, 2007, 2:43:15 AM1/11/07
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That's right - however the particular parasite in question isn't running a
stock photographic site, he's an affiliate marketer looking to get sales of
his book, people to sign up to sell his book, and people to ultimately click
on ads on his site - his stock in trade IS search engine rankings, and
propogating his link will help him achieve his goals - goals that also have
the effect of bringing more people into microstock, too... all round, the
less times his link is mentioned, the better...

Cheers,
Stuart



On 1/9/07, Stockphoto Seller <bpslistmail@pacbell.net> wrote:
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> Of course, search engine rankings are largely meaningless for the stock
> photography industry, with search hits having almost no correlation with
> sales. Indeed, some of us do not want search engine access to our
> specialized images, preferring to give access only to legitimate clients.
> Rankings of hits from legitimate stock photo users would be another matter,
> but that is not at all what the search engine rankings give. It's better to
> spend one's time/money promoting to potential photo users rather than
> fiddling around with tweaks to improve one's general, meaningless search
> rankings.
>
> Carl May
>

> Stuart Elflett <auxotic@gmail.com <auxotic%40gmail.com>> wrote:
> And of course, if there is ONE thing a scamming affiliate marketer loves
> more than someone visiting his site, it's the link to the site making it
> into some forums so it'll go up in search engine rankings, etc - don't
> give
> the parasites the publicity...
>
>

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