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Selling photos across agencies

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 11, 2016
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How many images do you need to make x dollars on Shutterstock, iStock, Fotolia?

I’m seeing the question “How many images do I need to make $ xxx?” in different variations being asked over and over again by stock beginners. I think, it is an important and good question because it shows that the … Continue reading

November 26, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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iStock changes payment schedules

In a forum post and email sent out to contributors, iStock/Getty have announced another major change for contributors. Actually there are two major changes: First of all iStock is now also formally be replaced by Getty Images as our contract … Continue reading

November 18, 2013
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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

September 26, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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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