The Summer Slump Cometh!

Twelve days into July and I can tell that the summer slump has smacked Pond5 in the face.  My sales are about average with last year, which was dismal.  And I think the Euro crisis has really hit ClipCanvas hard, as sales there have plummeted in the past two months.  […] Read more »

Long slow year, mostly…

It’s mostly been a long slow year for my MicroStock portfolio.  My Pond5 sales are down by 30% from same month sales last year. I know there’s a lot of infighting on the Pond5 forums about pricing, but when I slugged through the numbers I found a direct correlation between […] Read more »

A look back at 2011

With the sad death of iSyndica, it’s just too difficult to pull together the small details in numbers for 2011.  But the overall numbers show a growth in sales for me, which is a good thing. But there’s a bit of bad news mixed in with the good.  Sales on […] Read more »

Let’s talk about RevoStock

Back in mid November I was sent an email from the owner of another microstock related web site.  In this email was the results of a survey taken from 44 RevoStock producers with 1000 stock footage clips or more in their portfolios.  I knew from my own experience that RevoStock […] Read more »

Trying out Fotolia

I got an email message from Fotolia offering me a free 30-day subscription and asking me to try it out.  I’ve been a bit busy lately, but my shooting schedule is a bit lax this month so I plan on spending a bit of time working on my web sites.  […] Read more »