Category Archives: News

Announcements of new projects, products, tools and services.

Welcome to 2012 – picNiche State of the Union

Here we are heading into 2012, and with picNiche heading for 4 full years it’s looking like an exciting one to come 🙂 To mark the new year, I figured it would be a good time to talk a bit about what makes up the entire suite of ‘picNiche’ now, to brag a bit about […]
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picWorkflow gets image stats, free distribution and more…

The first phase of picWorkflow’s stats tools are now live on the site. There’s more to come, but already the stats tools can be used to improve your portfolio metadata, to distribute your images to more agencies, and to find out where your images may have problems and how to solve them. Agency Distribution Statistics […]
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Three awesome years of picNiche-ing

Well a couple of months behind schedule on this post (been working like crazy on picWorkflow lately), but picNiche was three-years old on June ’11 and I just wanted to give myself a little pat on the back and share some stats for the last 3 years: Almost half a million picNiche queries Around 5000 […]
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FREE Microstock Distribution with picWorkflow

I’ve made some changes to the way picWorkflow works from today: At the start of every month anyone who has less than 40 free credits on their account will be automatically credited with 40 credits. These are perfect for distributing your microstock images for free and allow upto 40 uploads every month completely free (or […]
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Promote your Microstock Portfolio with picWorkflow Widgets

The first set of portfolio promotion tools for picWorkflow members has just been launched. You can now easily create your own customisable ajax widgets for your blog (wordpress, blogger, typepad, etc etc all supported) or any other website. The picWorkflow widgets are designed to attract visitors on your website to your images and to present […]
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Stock Photo Keywording in just 3 clicks with picWorkflow

You can now purchase keywording services through picWorkflow to keyword your images before distribution. The model is simple: you set how many keywords you want an image to have, and how much you want to pay per keyword. The price range is between 0.5 cents and 2 cents per keyword, which at 40 keywords makes […]
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picNiche.com gets a Facelift for the New Year

Well it’s 2011, and I’ve finally had a few days to get the new picNiche branding onto the picNiche.com homepage. There are no functionality changes at the moment, though I do have a few things lined up for the next few months as picWorkflow develops too. I have a LOT of exciting new stuff coming […]
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Pixmac offers a ‘New Deal’ for Microstock Photographers

After a pretty dismal showing from most microstock agencies during 2010, today the relative newcomer Pixmac has revised its contributor aggreement significantly. It’s built up a best-of-all-worlds policy which will really help them stand out from the crowd of relatively new agencies in the long term, and makes guarantees to photographers which I’m hoping will […]
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