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October 8, 2014
by Michael Zwahlen
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The value of forums these days

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If you know me for more than a few days, you’ll know how I love online social exchange. I’ve been active in the iStock forums since I signed up in early 2007, I’ve been on Facebook since 2008 (I think) and signed up for Google Plus when it was in Beta (and now I do the same on ello).
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Ello WTF

October 2, 2014
by Michael Zwahlen
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Is Ello a platform to be on for photographers?

Ello WTF

You must have been sitting in a deep hole in Antarctica if you haven’t heard about Ello yet. There has been a lot of hype within the last week.

So I thought it might be time for all those who just returned from a trip to the outback into civilization to learn about it… well, that might be far stretched. But at least let me share my thoughts on Ello and why I am on it. And why I think it might be a good idea for you to consider joining it, too. Continue Reading →

Growing income on Shutterstock

September 29, 2014
by Michael Zwahlen
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Making more money from Shutterstock than iStock

Growing income on Shutterstock

Growing income on Shutterstock

September marks a new personal milestone in my overall earnings levels since I went non-exclusive from iStockphoto at the end of 2012: Especially Shutterstock and Stocksy United have returned new record numbers this month.

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Stocksy was a start and remains my favorite place to go to

September 23, 2014
by Michael Zwahlen
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Adding one to my list: 500px Prime

Stocksy was a start and remains my favorite place to go to

Stocksy was a start and remains my favorite place to go to

As you might have already figured out I like to try out new things related to what I consider my job. I was lucky enough to just had turned non-exclusive when Stocksy United was started, so I was a founding contributor.

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