Stock Performer is a new powerful tool for Microstock Analytics. If you’ve enjoyed iSyndica (RIP) and Lookstat (is it still alive!?), you will certainly like this great tool. Completely web-based and real-time, it offers customers the tools to analyse their data, identifying trends and best sellers, guiding them in their future productions. Considering the strong competition […]
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Microstock Expo 2011 Videos The videos from Microstock Expo 2011 are FINALLY ready! If you couldn’t make it to Berlin this time, this is your chance to see exactly what happened, what was said, and what was shown. If you were there, you can re-live all the action. Get full access at: videos.microstockexpo.com Check the […]
As we move into September, just two months before Microstock Expo, everything continues to get bigger and better! More Attendees – More Countries There’s now 96 people registered with two or three new registrations each day The list of attendees who opted in to network is now online. Passwords will be emailed to registered attendees […]
Compete site comparison graphs, Unique Visitors and Visits of the biggest microstock agencies in the last year (Compete estimates U.S. Internet Traffic). On July, for the first time, United States iStock traffic data are lower than Shutterstock, Dreamstime, 123rf ones. More traffic stats on Microstock agencies page, with the strong rising of Depositphotos and Photodune.
New Microstock Expo to be Held in Berlin to Support the Ongoing Innovation of the Stock Photography Industry Microstock Expo and Conference receives overwhelming support from industry leaders and innovators who see an opportunity for increased profits and advancements in stock photography BERLIN, Germany: July 14, 2011–The first Microstock Expo and Conference (http://www.microstockexpo.com), scheduled for […]
Which are the best microstock agencies for the contributors?
The total earning coming from an agency is not the only thing to consider but it’s certainly one of the main driver to pick up your list. Then you can deal with the upload/submission procedure, the fairness of the agency, the review policy and timing, the support quality, the project liking.
Here my top eight list graphed in a pie with the percentage earning per agency, from the beginning of the year to October 21st, about a ten month period.
From John Griffin, Founder / CEO at Cutcaster, I want to echo this Microstock Decalogue for a new kind of industry:
Photographer’s Frustration and a Path for Change
MonkeyBusiness and Iofoto photographic overview, 2 best selling photos and 4 samples selected from the new works
Yuri Arcurs and Andres Rodriguez photographic overview on Dreamstime, 2 best selling photos and 4 samples selected from the new works
After more than 4 years of microstock activities, with different efforts and directions, I’d like to start from some personal experiences trying to draw a general and current state for the microstock contributors. That’s mine 1) 2010 seems to have shown the peak of my microstock earnings followed by a sensible loss of “power” of […]