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February 23, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How to turn iStock’s ESP sales report into readable information

Yesterday, Getty has uploaded the first sales report for iStock contributors into their ESP platform. As I explained in a blog post, it is the most terrible way to present data I can imagine. The PDF you can download contains all … Continue reading

February 22, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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New iStock/Getty ESP sales reports are the least transparent report you will ever see

“Increasing transparency” was what Getty Images announced in their second unification newsletter for iStock on November 15 of last year. Now the first report is available in their ESP system. You can download it as PDF which in my case … Continue reading

October 25, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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How many stock images are subscription customers licensing effectively?

As a regular discussion point amongst stock contributors, there is a question how many images of their daily or monthly package subscription buyers of stock images at sites like Shutterstock, iStock or Adobe Stock are actually using. Reverse engineering subscription … Continue reading

July 17, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Getty demands unrevocable distribution rights for iStock

In an email sent out to contributors earlier this week, Getty has announced the next steps in what they call their Unification project, including a major change that might get lost in the series of messages on how the integration of … Continue reading