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How to Increase Sales of Vector Images during Holidays on Depositphotos

posted by: Iaroslav Lazunov, in Articles / Web Roundups/ Comments: 3

Every contributor of microstock sites dreams about high sales rates. The knowledge of Holiday Designer Trends 2012 and the opportunities provided by Depositphotos can make your dream come true.

merry christmas

The peak sales of Christmas and New Year vectors usually commence at the end of November and last through December. Now is just about the right time to add holiday images to your portfolios.

Every year people buy images of Christmas trees, bright Christmas decorations and Santa Clauses.  Are they really expecting something brand new from thousands of vector designers? Actually yes, because every year design trends change. For example, last year "Origami Style" images were popular. Some new trends appeared this year, so let's talk about them. Here is what was popular in 2012:

  • Retro, 50's style Christmas cards made using vintage fonts. As a rule, such cards don't have bright colors but rather nature colors.  People still mail Christmas cards to family and friends even though e-mail is used more often. That's why such images are still popular.
retro new year card
  • The most popular colors for holiday vectors are red and gold. For example, a golden jingle bell with a red background. However, the combination of red and green remains the traditional Christmas colors.
happy new year card
  • Holiday humor is also popular. People have always liked funny images with amusing characters; that's why they eagerly buy these types of vectors.

There are also other opportunities to increase your sales rate. Your artwork can even appear in the Christmas Lightbox on Depositphotos. Only the best vectors appear there. That is, the vectors which best exemplify the theme of Christmas. Knowledge of popular trends can significantly improve your chances of getting artwork displayed in the Christmas Lightbox. Christmas discount on the vectors of this lightbox is 20%. Nevertheless, the additional exposure from the Lightbox will boost your sales rate and the rank of your work in keyword search results.

Happy holidays and good luck with your sales!

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