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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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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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Is there still money in microstock photography?

I’ve been asked the question “Is there still money in microstock?” three times, by three different people in the last week alone; and have had very similar questions over the last few months so I figured what a perfect time for a blog post. If you’re one of those ‘pro’ photographers who has a hissy-fit […]
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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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Shafted by latest iStock changes? What Now?

The latest round of changes at iStock represent a loss for most contributors there. Both for Exclusive and Non-Exclusive contributors. The new royalty figures for next year show a clear bias in favour of those contributors who are making the most money for iStock, with cuts for people with smaller or non-exclusive portfolios. These changes […]
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