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January 2, 2014
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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New Year, New Post, New Goals

My first year as an independent stock photographer is coming to an end One year ago, I have waited for my exclusivity at iStockphoto to run out. I was in the process of preparing my existing images for uploading to … Continue reading

Packing Christmas Presents at Candle Light

December 20, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Season Greetings and a look back to 2013

It’s the Friday before Christmas and business is slowly winding down for the next two weeks. The season for family, relaxation, food and sweets is coming up, before our calendars are being switched for new ones showing a different number. … Continue reading

November 29, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Only today: Black Friday Discount 25% Off on Stocksy United

The Black Friday sales on the day after Thanksgiving have a long tradition in the United States. Digital companies are offering steep discounts on this day as well. Stocksy United, the photographer co-op for royalty free images, is offering 25% … Continue reading

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

November 4, 2013
by Michael Jay Fotograf
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Stock Photography October Sales Report

Overall summary for October 2013 October was a brilliant month for me in sales overall. As can be easily seen from the graph above, the royalties earned were far higher than in the months before, actually beating every month for … Continue reading