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Metadata? BETTA DATA

Finding the right image is rarely easy. Often what we’re looking for isn’t searchable – things like mood, color, style. You either get too many results, or not enough. Sometimes it’s the way assets are organized and managed. And sometimes it’s simply because it’s difficult to remember the title... Read More

Metadata Models: What They Are And Why You Need One For Successful DAM [Part 2]

We released a great primer on “What is a metadata model?” earlier this week. The article also thoroughly covered why they’re an important component to a successful digital asset management system. Our special guest contributor, Ralph Windsor, Editor of DAM News, continues the discussion and dives deeper into helpful tips... Read More

Metadata Models: What They Are And Why You Need One For Successful DAM [Part 1]

This week, we’re happy to welcome a special guest blogger – Ralph Windsor, Editor of DAM News and Project Director for Digital Asset Management Consultants, Daydream. On DAM News, Ralph covers everything in the digital asset management industry including trends, opinions, reviews, and of course news. Ralph draws from his... Read More

More Metadata Tricks – Streamline Asset Distribution with Custom Fields

WebDAM is home to a lot of digital assets, but they aren’t just sitting around. They have places to go and things to do, like be featured in amazing galleries of product images for websites like Amazon, Target and BestBuy. Wouldn’t it be great if you could include all the... Read More

Metadata – Use it For More Than Just Search!

We all know that adding metadata in DAM software makes your assets much easier to find. Metadata generally falls into two different categories: administrative information like the photographer’s name, rights information, location, date and time captured, etc., and descriptive information such as “family at the beach,” colors, seasons and other such... Read More

Demystifying Digital Asset Management Jargon

The world of enterprise technology is full of different acronyms, buzz words and industry jargon, and digital asset management is no exception. DAM is such a critical aspect to creative and marketing workflows, but some of the terminology can become confusing. If you’re new to DAM you need a strong... Read More

DAM Mondays: Digital asset management tip #96

Make assets in your digital asset management system easy to find. Users will be more inclined to use a DAM that is constantly updated and organized. Tip #96 Remember that all metadata fields are searchable. When revising or creating your metadata strategies, think about how your users will search for... Read More

DAM Mondays: Digital asset management tip #90

If you have required metadata fields, be sure to use this digital asset management tip to regulate the information associated to assets. Tip #90 Use dropdown menus for important metadata fields to increase consistency, prevent typos, and capture more information for your assets.       Read More

Top 5 Metadata Resources

Metadata is as important to your digital assets as the assets themselves. Metadata not only enhances search-ability through keywording, but can also be used for to track key pieces of information such as copyright, location, image source and more. Whether you are new to metadata or you are a seasoned... Read More

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