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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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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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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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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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Interviews with me about picNiche and Microstock

There’s a lot of information on this blog and others about getting the most out of picNiche, and on my views of microstock, stock photography in general, and how to maximise your earnings, increase your exposure, and effectively research to improve your portfolio. As part of the series of interviews I’m running at the moment, […]
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Introducing picWorkflow for Stock Photographers

picWorkflow provides image-management and distribution services for stock photographers. It’s my replacement to iSyndica, and although the core service is essentially the same, I’m planning to provide a whole lot more. The goal is to do everything possible to help your photography business run smoothly and efficiently. Upload your images, easily set and change their […]
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250,000 picNiche Ratings & Other Amazing Facts

Just a quick post for some numerical highlights 🙂 The picNiche stock photo ideas rating engine has now reached 250,000… yes… a quarter million searches since it launched in June 2008. To facebook, msn, or even any of the major microstock agencies this may not seem like a lot, but for a site which started […]
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The Big Guide to Improve Microstock Workflow

A few times a week I receive questions from microstock photographers who have discovered the picNiche toolbar, wondering about how they can make the whole microstock process better. As an experienced computer user (and coder) there are a lot of things I often take for granted about ‘the microstock workflow’, which others sometimes miss or […]
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Microstock Stock Photo Ideas that Sell

This is the report of some of the best niches revealed from searches on the picNiche stock photo analysis-engine during the last month (July/August 2010). If you want your microstock portfolio to sell more images, and so make more money, you should produce some images on these topics for addition to your portfolio. All of […]
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Science Themed Stock Photo Ideas To Shoot

I saw this great post on Photopreneur about Science topics being an untapped Niche in Stock Photography. There are some excellent suggestions on what to shoot for microstock and traditional stock photography, but I wondered what else might be highly relevant, and would give a good RPI (return-per-image) for the photographs or illustrations created. I’ve […]
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