Featuring: Feature Graph
We are always looking for ways to better TurboSquid.com. The latest initiative, which we have provided you with access to, is one that we anticipate will result in a number of improvements impacting both artists and customers, including more relevant search results, better pricing and sales data, to name a few.
Just over a year ago, we came to the realization that in order to improve how users search and purchase, it was necessary for us to gain a deeper understanding of the products available on TurboSquid.com. Since then a dedicated in-house team has been busy defining and developing a system that will allow us to categorize every asset available on the site. The result of their efforts is a product that we are calling Feature Graph.
Prior to the development of Feature Graph, there were only 300 categories available to which an asset could be assigned. This new, more powerful category system contains 13,000 active categories, with a growing list of over 26,000 keywords that have been mapped or assigned to the categories.
As an artist, your account has been provided with access to view search results that are driven by Feature Graph. Follow these steps to view the product in action:
- Log into your TurboSquid account.
- Perform a keyword search allowing time for the dropdown menu of suggested categories to appear.
- Use your mouse to select and click on any one of the 10 categories provided as they relate to the term you have entered. Do not press “enter” to execute your search; this will not provide results driven by Feature Graph rather it will show the current live result set.
- Compare Feature Graph category search results to live search results.
Your experience and feedback regarding this new development is very valuable as we look for ways to better prepare this product for launch on TurboSquid.com. Please submit your issues, findings and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about how to use Feature Graph and what it means for you.
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