Microstock is a numbers game. Put it simply, in general if you want to earn a vast amount you need a vast amount of images online. The good news is..
Google Trends shows that Getty Images and iStock are just not trending like they used to, while Shutterstock is in favour, at least for now..
Although Shutterstock is well known for its subscription model, they do offer other ways to buy. In the thread some of the contributors point out that up to half of their revenue now comes from non-subscription downloads..
Recently I was invited by ‘Stock Performer’ to open an account before they officially launch at the Microstock Expo. This microstock analytics site..
Microstock Analytics is for those who want to know exactly how much they are earning and what kind of images, or shoots are working for them. I will show you a few examples of what it can do..
Istockphoto, the first and for years the leading microstock site seems to be losing traffic and I think they could well be losing a lot of it to their nearest competitor Shutterstock..