Tag Archives: sales

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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Understanding Microstock in a Mature Industry

Everyone lately seems to be talking about dropping RPIs and the increased efforts to be a successful microstock photographer. Well I recently put together this presentation for StockInRussia microstock conference (It was a fantastic event, if you weren’t there, you really missed out), so I thought I’d screencast it (ended up with a full 90 […]
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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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Great Subjects to Increase Microstock Sales

This is the report of some of the best niches revealed from searches on the picNiche stock photo analysis-engine during the last month (October 2010). I also have entries below for the high picNiche rated searches among people using The Ultimate Free Stock Photo Search addon for Firefox and for Chrome. These results are awesome […]
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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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StockPhotoFeeds.com RSS Feeds and Free Stock Photo Finder Firefox Addon

Today I’m launching my latest picNiche-related project: StockPhotoFeeds.com StockPhotoFeeds has two main services: The ability to subscribe to RSS feeds of image-searches across 5 microstock agencies and on SXC.hu free stock photo library. A firefox addon to search among hundreds of millions of free images across over 200 websites. It’s taken a lot of research […]
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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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Stock Photos You Really Should be Shooting

If you want to be selling more microstock images, these are some of the ideas, concepts and subjects you should be shooting. For once, I’m not going to prattle on. 🙂 Here’s a list of the best stock photography niches generated by people on picNiche.com over the last two weeks. I’ll try and make this […]
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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes – Stock Photography over Time

I’ve added a very cool new feature to the picNiche rating system today. I’ve been waiting to add this one for months but didn’t have quite enough raw data to make it worthwhile until now. It’s a little more complex than usual so I figured it would be useful to highlight the key points, and […]
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