February 2010 Sales Stats and News

February was a busy month for me on the home front and I missed a couple of goals, but overall I think things were better.  I increased my portfolio on all sites and my sales were a little up.  MotionDrops put itself up for sale, so I’m dropping them until […] Read more »

What is the future of MicroStock Footage?

Who knows what the future will be… might as well ask what tomorrow’s lottery numbers will be.  I guess the better question is “What SHOULD the future of Stock Footage be?” Most stock footage sites are all about making it easier on them to distribute your footage.  Which means they […] Read more »

Free File of the …

The first week of February I was fortunate to have a clip selected as the Free File of the Week on RevoStock… or so I thought. [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/8451486[/vimeo] They selected one of my more recent clips and an animation which took me a lot time to set up and render as […] Read more »

January 2010 Sales Stats and News

January was kind of a mixed bag for me…  Most of the sites were way down in sales, while Pond5 was just a little above my 2009 average.  The biggest thing for me is that I doubled my clips on RevoStock and nearly doubled my clips on ShutterStock.  I also […] Read more »

Time to start submitting your Stock Footage

Okay, you’ve been shooting video for some time and you’ve picked your best shots to submit.  What do you do next? If you are submitting to more than one site, you want to create a single clip that meets the needs of all sites.  So, keep your clip length to […] Read more »