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Selling photos across agencies

September 26, 2013
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Monthly Sales Report for August 2013

It’s been quiet in this blog for a while. I have dedicated my time to processing lots of images and some other ventures, so I can’t spend as much time with the blog as I would love to. At the … Continue reading

Typical royalty free image in Yuri Arcurs style - © Yuri Arcurs - Fotolia.com

July 12, 2013
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Yuri Arcurs Images removed from Fotolia

It took a few months after the announcement but as of now Yuri Arcurs images are no longer available on Fotolia. They were removed from Shutterstock shortly after the announcement, and this is the second agency that will no longer … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
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How much does a microstock image really cost?

When it comes to microstock, often the same image can be found across different agencies and platforms. After our friend and microstock superstar Sean Locke reported about the growing anger and confusion of clients about intransparent pricing, I thought it might be … Continue reading

July 3, 2013
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In depth view on the first six months of 2013

Half of 2013 has passed. I think this is a good time to look back at some more aspects of my independence and experiences. There is a handful of topics I will discuss, nothing scientific nor a big picture behind. … Continue reading

Day by day stats from May in StockPerformer

June 1, 2013
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Monthly Sales Report for May 2013

General overview for the month It has been more than four months now since I started selling my images across agencies. All in all, May has been a huge disappointment in sales for me – usually May has been one … Continue reading