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Selling photos across agencies

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

July 10, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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More downloads, less money – new prices at iStockphoto, better deal at GL Stock

As I had reported a few weeks ago, iStockphoto has massively changed their collection system and shortly after set a new pricing for the main collection, containing all images that are not exclusive to them including mine. While I was … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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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

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
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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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