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Selling photos across agencies

January 8, 2017
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Sales List at Shutterstock with Locations

In a few groups I saw people posting screen shots of their latest sales at Shutterstock, listing them with locations. As this looked cool, I looked for how to do that. Two contributors have taken the effort to write Greasemonkey … Continue reading

August 19, 2016
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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From Zero to $100 a month with microstock in 2016

It’s been more than two years since I wrote¬†How to make $200 from Shutterstock, iStockphoto or Fotolia?, my most read post up to date. A lot of little changes happened in those two years that add up. The libraries in … Continue reading

August 5, 2015
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Facebook ads and why there is nothing sad about it

I happened to stumble across a post by fashion and portrait photographer Dani Diamond on Fstoppers about his experiences, opinion on (or actually disappointment with) interaction rates on Facebook vs Instagram¬†. His complains are something I hear almost every day. … Continue reading

December 5, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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The evil plans of agencies

  Oh, how often do we hear those stories: “My agency has changed their search, so they show images of contributors they have to pay less.” The most re-incarnation made me laugh: “Shutterstock is capping the number of downloads per … Continue reading