Shutterstock stock video agency should pay 50% commisions to contributors

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We are in tough times when anybody can start their own stock video agency, collect contributors and sell visual works to potential buyers. There are many agencies just not worth mentioning, some even vanished with our earned money (remember Revostock?)

Video Stock Footage Best Sales in September 2016 – Funny GIF Meme included

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September sales of stock video footage was very low compared to last years statistics. It didn’t improve and it didn’t go bellow average. First half of this year was surely better than last years, but the September is on same

Worst enemy in stock video industry are contributors themselves

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We can agree that prices are very low on almost all stock video agencies. Unless you are on stock agency such as Pond5 where you can value stock video footage by your own calculations, almost all sites are actually dumping

Why doesn’t my Royalty Free Stock Footage get any sales?

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After few years working in the Royalty Free stock footage industry, we learned one important thing. You can’t predict sales. There are some evidence, that constant shooting and uploading will increase opportunity to sell stock footage from your portfolio, but

Cute stock video is a great sale niche

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We all understand viral videos and how cute animals get many views and likes on social media. Cute animals are viral in most of cases, specially those funny ones. Because we have a furry camera guy, we put him a

Traveling abroad and making Tunisia Royalty Free stock footage

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There are many pros for working with DSLR camera equipment when making stock video footage. One of them is being subtle anywhere you go. Even traveling abroad can be a problem if you take big video camera equipment. While using DSLR,

How to buy Royalty Free stock video footage?

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If you are a producer, editor or you just need a specific video stock footage clip from stock agency, here is a step by step course of buying specific clip. Buying a clip from any agency site should be easy,

4K stock footage versus HD – what is selling more?

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In this time of improved television technology HD (high definition) footage is still the best seller. In our country, if you buy 4K television, not even one TV provider has 4K channel. How could they have, even true HD channels

Hiring video production or buying stock video footage?

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Professional video production services are expensive. That’s a fact that many forget because of many factors. There are people to pay, return debt of equipment and time on project (not just shooting, but planning and editing too) is valuable. I