laryn — Fri, 11/06/2009 - 08:14
Most people who are considering whether or not to upload to microstock sites are curious how much money can be made by doing so. (There are other reasons, too, but this is a biggie). The short answer is that it depends on how much time and energy you put into it, and it depends on the quality of your images. The top earners can make hundreds of dollars per day, but most people will not achieve that. For an overview of my experience, see below. I update the stats about once every month or two so you can get a sense of what I have earned -- without devoting a ton of time to it, to be honest.
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10 WordPress Plugins for eCommerce
Small Business Trends
Offering a unique alternative to traditional eCommerce plugins, WPdeposit lets you set up a credit system, similar to stock image marketplaces like Shutterstock and iStockPhoto. With WPdeposit, shoppers buy prepaid credits, which they can use to make ...
laryn — Wed, 01/15/2014 - 10:07
laryn — Fri, 11/08/2013 - 17:03
Shutterstock Q3 Beats As 2014 Comes Into Focus SSTK
Investor's Business Daily
The company, which held an IPO in October 2012, provides stock images for commercial use, a business sometimes called microstock photography. It added 2.4 million new images in Q3, enlarging its total collection to about 30 million, Chief Operating ...
laryn — Thu, 10/31/2013 - 23:23
Shutterstock: Becoming The World's Largest Im...
The emergence of microstock—the low-priced, generic images that customers don't want to shoot themselves—knocked the photo industry on its heels. Shutterstock and a competitor, iStockphoto, were selling images that once cost $500 for $1. Incumbent ...
laryn — Mon, 10/21/2013 - 15:28
Is Facebook's Graph Search safe to use?
Detroit Free Press
Or jump into the world of microstock photography at iStockPhoto or Shutterstock. Q: Everyone keeps telling me to get a new browser, but I'm happy with Internet Explorer 8. Is there really any reason I would want to use something else? A: As a matter of ...