Fotolia launches a strong operation to attract “big” contributors. With
the slogan “Gain instantaneous recognition with Fotolia!”, Operation
Level Ground gives artists the freedom to upload their existing portfolios to
Fotolia and receive equivalent download ranking. Artists have the chance for
their achievements to be recognized by increasing earnings while enhancing
their global profile.
For those who have sold microstock in the past, Fotolia will recognize their
download sales from other services. For those who have sold “macrostock”
and traditional stock photography, Fotolia will recognize their lifetime
sales as equivalent to download sales.
Non-microstock Sales to Rank Conversion $15,000+ in image sales obtains
Fotolia Gold Rank $65,000+ in image sales obtains Fotolia Emerald Rank
$100,000+ in image sales obtains Fotolia Sapphire Rank
For example: $15,000 in ... (more)
Microstock at a glance November 09, Google translation IT–>EN
© Photosani | Fotolia.com Microstock in sintesi – Novembre 2009
Benvenuti all’edizione di fine Novembre di Microstock in sintesi. Grazie a
coloro che seguono la rubrica, in particolare alla redazione di Jumper che ha
segnalato l’edizione di Ottobre su twitter (@jumperbuzz). Proprio nei
giorni della chiusura dell’edizione scorsa sono uscite un paio di notizie
che riporto come apertura.
A fine Ottobre si sono svolti a New York il PhotoPlus Expo e il Business of
Microstock panel, eventi caratterizzati dalla presenza di mol... (more)
NEW YORK, NY, December 22, 2009 – Fotolia is part of a handful of companies
that grew during the global recession, and this month, the online image
provider celebrates its fifth anniversary. During 2009, the company saw its
online library double to over 8,000,000 images and nearly 2 million images
were downloaded every month. Since December 2006, membership increased nearly
10-fold, with over 1.5 million people worldwide now signed up to the site.
CEO Oleg Tscheltzoff explains the secret to Fotolia’s success: “Sourcing
photos, vectors, and videos that are legal for commercial and ... (more)
Asia-based stock photo company, Photokore, launches an Asian-themed photo
competition today, inviting image submissions that portrays each
contestant’s concept of Asia. Images are being accepted from today, March
The contest, ‘Asian Flavors’, is open to all photographers around the
world, and is accepting single or multiple image submissions that illustrate
the photographer’s personal concept of Asia. Participants can submit images
to two categories – People, and Still Life/Objects. Subject matter is left
to the contestant’s imagination – traditional, modern, everyday
Stock Performer is a new powerful tool for Microstock Analytics. If you’ve
enjoyed iSyndica (RIP) and Lookstat (is it still alive!?), you will certainly
like this great tool. Completely web-based and real-time, it offers customers
the tools to analyse their data, identifying trends and best sellers, guiding
them in their future productions. Considering the strong competition among
contributors, Stock Performer aims to offer the business intelligence
necessary to succeed. “Stop guessing, start knowing.” is their slogan .
Who is behind this project?
Luis Alvarez, photographer, aka... (more)
Bloggers looking for a photo to brighten up the content at their sites can
now get high-end creative images from Image Source, the world's leading
independent producer of royalty-free stock photography, through the PicApp
platform. Image Source is making its large database of professional quality
images available to bloggers and other online publishers. The PicApp license
allows its members to freely and legally use Image Source photos as often as
they like to enhance the look and feel of their site, help tell a story or
accompany a news item.
Image Source specializes in lifesty... (more)