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Istock’s loss is Shutterstock’s gain

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, although other sites seem to be getting an increase too. Below are compar...

Bigstock ‘pay as you’ go with higher commissions

I was just about to go to bed when I got a promotional email from Bigstock. They are launching new ‘pay as you go’ purchasing, which means buyers can buy individual images instead of credit packages. The prices are higher and so are our commissions...

Microstock Sites Spring Clean

This month two well established microstock sites, Bigstockphoto and 123rf released their revamped l...

Keywords and Images to Avoid

Yesterday BigStock released information on their site called “Submission Infringement Guidelin...

I’ve been passive, but my income reaches new heights

I was in the UK for most of October and due to various commitments I had no time for any microstock...

Shutterstock gets bigger

In my last post I predicted that it was only a matter of time before BigStockPhoto introduces subscr...

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