This could just be a rumor or badly interpreted information, but there is a source saying that almighty iStockphoto / Getty Images is in their last heartbeats and is using most sneaky tactics to save itself from miserable death. They
In the last post about “Shutterstock number of sales rise but income is lower” we mentioned that number of sales are rising, but our income not that much. We blamed our newly uploaded photo media which are most likely stealing
About a year ago we planned to try Videoblocks stock agency nevertheless the HD pricing tier is way bellow industry standards. Some contributors reported good income and because there is no agency share, the contributor receives 99% of the income.
Working for iStockphoto / Getty images is like working for exploitative employer. They don’t appreciate your work neither with attitude or payment. Not to mention dumping stock video market price. And this stock agency is doing exactly what we mentioned. Underselling 4K
EDITED: Look at bottom part for update! Worlds worse stock media agency is winning another battle against contributors that don’t like them or don’t anymore upload to their database. We stopped uploading more than a year ago and left stock
After long years in stock footage industry, we’ve received hundreds of different rejection reasons. Some were actually our mistake because we didn’t notice glitches, missing blurs of logos or forgot to attach release forms. But none of them is such
Tracking performance in stock video industry is very important work for any contributor. We are really displeased with Dissolve slow progress in upgrading their tracking system. Getting such valuable information once a month in raw datasheet is not so much
We are not exactly very old stock video production (starting in 2011), that is why we never had any benefits of iStockphoto. While many that were first starting with iStockPhoto/Getty Images, are probably still near their flow of income. Why