Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A Stronger Community for Alamy’s Photographers

Alamy introduce a new forum for contributors as part of their continuous improvement strategy. Following the website redesign in April, the new forum has a fresh interface, enhanced features and is encouraging positive engagement within its community of photographers.

James Allsworth, social media manager, commented: “Our old forum had over 20,000 registered users and was a popular tool amongst photographers. We’re keen to build an even stronger community and see this change as the first step. The forum is a great place to get honest advice from real photographers who really understand Alamy. ”

The forum includes a ‘suggestions & ideas’ area to actively encourage contributors to feed back on how the Alamy experience could be improved. Alan Capel, head of content, commented: “We’re known for our honest and transparent communications with contributors and we’ve been looking for ways to actively engage with the people that help make Alamy successful. The message for our contributors is ‘we’re listening’.”

Read more about the new forum on Alamy's blog.

Visit the new look forum.

A pioneer in stock photography:

Founded in 1999, Alamy revolutionised stock photography by creating the world’s first open, unedited collection of images. With over 35 million images Alamy is the world's largest independent agency for news, stock and video imagery. It supplies thousands of designers, marketing departments, news desks, and publishers with imagery produced by the best professional and amateur contributors around.

Alamy provides the most comprehensive choice of imagery, supported by excellent customer service and a fast and simple online experience. Alamy is proud of its fair and ethical business model. It aims to be the first port of call for buyers and suppliers of imagery. It has a friendly and helpful approach. And it shares the rewards with its suppliers with fairness and transparency. Alamy’s business is underpinned by a philanthropic ethos.

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