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 »

Falling out of love…

The very first MicroStock agency that I signed with was Pond5. Their process was (and is) simple, just sign up and start uploading. If your files are not total crap, they approve them and (hopefully) you start selling. What’s (mostly) great is that they don’t pass judgment on what might […] Read more »

2011 MicroStock Performance So Far

Sales this year so far have been interesting.  Overall, they are above my 2010 sales at this time, but growth is slow.  I think that’s mostly due to the fact that I haven’t been vigilant about adding new content to my portfolios. Sales are up considerably on ClipCanvas which seems […] Read more »