Michael Jay Fotograf Berlin

Selling photos across agencies

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

May 1, 2013
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April uploads, downloads and royalties

Overall development and summary April saw a slow start after the Easter weekend but turned out to become a strong month. I am seeing good results of my upload work across almost all agencies. I was a bit slower in … Continue reading

April 17, 2013
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How to honestly compare exclusive vs independent sales?

In April, my downloads seem to skyrocket. The addition of new images to my portfolios, additional agencies, and obviously the season between Easter and the summer break added up to a strong growth in image downloads. The royalties are a … Continue reading

April 16, 2013
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Agency Review: Shutterstock

I have started a new series of blog posts, going into details for each of the agencies I am submitting to. The first one was a review of GL Stock Images, today I’ll talk about Shutterstock, the best earner for … Continue reading

April 8, 2013
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Which agency should we support?

Occasionally I have followed posts at Microstockgroup telling us we should support Agency XYZ because it does so much for its contributors. Just recently someone held a poll about which agency deserves our support. I was a bit surprised to … Continue reading