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How to Keyword Your Photos

Keywording is a huge part of getting your photos discovered by customers on Twenty20.

Customers are looking for photos that have keywords like Family, Woman, Business, Travel, Phone, Summer, etc. In order to help customers find your photos, make sure to keyword them appropriately for what is happening or being displayed in the photo. Use the caption to describe what's happening in the photo and use keywords to categorize what's in the photo and what the photo represents.


How to Add/Edit Keywords

On the iPhone app:

  • Navigate to your gallery by clicking the bottom right person icon
  • Click on any photo you wish to edit
  • Tap on 'Edit Photo' and then click the blue "Add Keyword" button
  • Type in the keyword you want to add, click "Next" if you want to add multiple keywords


On the website:

  • Click on your username in the top right corner and select "Profile"
  • Click on any photo you wish to edit
  • Underneath the photo choose "Edit" to update keywords and caption


Top Keywords Customers Search For

Most customers are searching for authentic photos of are real people in real situations. Photos with people are most likely to sell on Twenty20. Moments that showcase human emotion will be the key to selling your photos. Below you'll find some of our most commonly searched keywords on Twenty20:

  • People and Lifestyle
    ex: diverse people, friends, couple, happy, selfie, woman, people, community, portrait, lifestyle...
  • Family
    ex: family, baby, kids, mom, pregnant, dog...
  • Home
    ex: home, kitchen, bed, house, interior design...
  • Travel
    ex: travel, beach, car, driving, nature, hotel, road trip, pool...
  • Health and Fitness
    ex: yoga, fitness, doctor, running, sleep, spa, meditation, health, gym, exercise...
  • Technology
    ex: social media, technology, computer, laptop, phone...
  • Modern Business
    ex: business, office, meeting, small business, work, data, marketing, team, conference, desk, business woman...
  • Food and Drink
    coffee, food, cooking, wine, beer, restaurant, ice cream...
  • Money
    ex: shopping, money, finance...
  • Fashion
    ex: fashion, beauty, hair, makeup...
  • Activities and Events
    ex: party, wedding, concert, music, football...
  • Education
    ex: college, school, graduation, teacher, reading...
  • Holidays and Seasonal lifestyle
    ex: summer, spring, fall, winter, Christmas, Thanksgiving...
  • Backgrounds and photos with a dominant color palette
  • ex: background, pink...
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