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View Poll Results: What pics of meat would be more appealing to you when shopping for meat online?
Raw (preferred) 12 75.00%
Cooked (preffered) 0 0%
Both equally useful 4 25.00%
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Old 03-21-2013, 02:42 PM   #1
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Quick question on meat photography

Hi

Sorry about coming on the website brand new and asking for help straight away without introduction.

I know it's bad nettiquette but I'm stuck with something.

I'm working with a local bison meat supplier, free range, grass fed completely hormone free meat.

They're about to take their products online and unsure whether to use cooked/prepared photos or raw photos. I personally like the raw pictures as you can see the tenderness of the meat as well as the marbelling, being a meat freak these sorts of details are more attractive to me. OTOH I've seen across the web there are meat sellers who use prepared/cooked photography.

When buying raw meat online, which pics would you much prefer to see at the e-store?

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Old 03-21-2013, 02:56 PM   #2
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If there is only going to be one picture, it should be raw. A few raw and one cooked would be good.

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Old 03-21-2013, 03:24 PM   #3
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Raw meat photos tell you more about the meat than the cooked meat photos. You can see the muscles, marbling and external fat much better to help you judge the meat's quality. That would be my focus on such a site. A couple of pictures of the perfectly cooked end product would be helpful with some cuts.
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:32 PM   #4
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I agree with the raw. Just look at all of the major chains and other meat specialty shops, etc. that sell meat. In their flyers and other promotions it is always raw. I think they have spent loads of money and done tons of market research that would support that. I think you should borrow a page from their book(not literally).
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Old 03-21-2013, 03:41 PM   #5
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raw.

as andy said, you can judge the meat better.
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:16 PM   #6
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One more vote for raw. And, agreed, if there are several photos, one could be of the cooked result.
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:16 PM   #7
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If the meat is of high quality then I say raw.

If the meat is poor quality then I say cooked, 'sell the sizzle not the steak'
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Old 03-21-2013, 04:18 PM   #8
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Quote:
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If the meat is of high quality then I say raw.

If the meat is poor quality then I say cooked, 'sell the sizzle not the steak'
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:18 AM   #9
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Raw. Your selling a raw product so the pic should match.
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:31 AM   #10
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Agree with all above.
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