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Selling photos across agencies

December 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The evil plans of agencies

  Oh, how often do we hear those stories: “My agency has changed their search, so they show images of contributors they have to pay less.” The most re-incarnation made me laugh: “Shutterstock is capping the number of downloads per … Continue reading

September 15, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The new iStock is live

Over the weekend, iStock has changed its system as announced earlier this month, so the new pricing is live for everyone.┬áThe best news so far: It has worked and it is working. We keep complaining about iStock’s technical incapabilities, and … Continue reading

September 2, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Six steps to turn a failing business into a successful model

Just out of the blue, and with no actual business in mind, I’ve just thought I’d come up with an easy six-step guide how to turn almost any failing business model into a successful one.

July 2, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Strategy Changes at Getty/iStockphoto, part 2

This is part 2 of my article about the changes at iStockphoto. What are the backgrounds and history of Getty Images within the microstock market? First of all, for the rest of these considerations, I am talking about the microstock … Continue reading