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Top 2000 Image-Buyer’s Searches vs Keyword Popularity

I’ve been playing around with some of my data the last few days (having a bit of an overhaul to get picWorkflow running faster) and before I archive off some of my data-tables I thought this one might be of interest to you 🙂 The list shows the top 2000(ish) short-form searches (no more than […]
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Taking Part in Deactivation Day? picWorkflow can help.

This week I’ve been getting a lot of requests for help from people deactivating their images/portfolios on iStock as part of Deactivation Day as a result of iStock’s crazy Google-drive partnership ripoff. I only have a tiny portfolio on iStock (52 images) because their submission process is such an inefficient time-sink anyway but will be […]
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How To Sell Photos: A Complete Guide

There’s recently been a lot more people using picWorkflow, many of whom may have missed out on some of my earlier posts about the stock-photo/microstock industry, so I figured it’s time for a review post listing some of the most useful previous posts covering various techniques, tips and advice on both getting started in microstock […]
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Stock Performer Giveaway!

With picWorkflow I’ve spent a LOT of time trying to come up with a viable, and reliable stats/analytics service for microstock and I’ve come to a conclusion… it’s damned near impossible to do well. Keeping up with changes in the agency pages, and collecting/collating all your image data into a usable form which offers real […]
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GeoStockPhoto: The Marketplace for Geotagged Photos

Introducing a new and interesting agency to the stock photo community today: GeoStockPhoto. Geotagging isn’t all that new (flickr have been doing it for a decade), but using geo-tags (latitude and longitude embedded in each file) to help image-buyers find and purchase images certainly is. It’s something I hear from designers quite often that they’d […]
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Faster Submissions with the Microstock Submission Assistant

Releasing the first version of the picWorkflow Microstock Submission Assistant to make submitting images to your microstock agencies faster. Give it a go, and tell me what is the priority to be added next to make this tool totally awesome 🙂 Install now for Firefox. Edit 11-Feb-2013… Now also available for Chrome. Tweet
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picWorkflow Video Tutorial Guide

A guide to using picWorkflow to manage your stock photos and illustrations, including importing, managing metadata, purchasing photo retouching and exporting images to microstock agencies. Tweet
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How to Earn More Money from Wedding Photography

There has been a lot of pressure on wedding photographers over the last few years, with the reduction in cost of equipment with prosumer-level DSLR cameras and easier access and marketing to potential customers through social media, craigslist, gumtree and other classified ad platforms. Even with people relying on their friends and family to capture […]
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Photo retouching service now available on picWorkflow

Perfect pictures every time, we don’t stop until you’re 100% happy! How long does it take you to process an image from camera to ready-for-stock? 10 minutes? 20 minutes? Half an hour? More? Stop wasting your time, get our team to do it for you. At just $0.90 an image we don’t stop until you’re […]
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