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Selling photos across agencies

December 6, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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24 days of Christmas – day 6, advent calendar of free downloads

Today is day #6 of my “24 days of Christmas”, and it’s also Saint Nicholas’ day. Somehow a bishop from the 3rd century has turned into the old guy bringing presents on Christmas Eve in today’s world. However, we still … Continue reading

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

February 27, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Shutterstock adds “Undiscovered” search option

Shutterstock apparently just launched a new search option calles “Undiscovered” in their images searches. As it appears, the search results are only showing images with 0 downloads, be them newer or older files. This might address clients who are looking … Continue reading

November 18, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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October Sales, Royalties, Downloads

The partner program numbers from iStockphoto were added early in the month, so I have now a complete overview of my monthly returns. As I had already reported in my preliminary report for October, the month has set a new … Continue reading

November 4, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Stock Photography October Sales Report

Overall summary for October 2013 October was a brilliant month for me in sales overall. As can be easily seen from the graph above, the royalties earned were far higher than in the months before, actually beating every month for … Continue reading