Don't quit your regular job just yet!


posted on 6th of may, 2011
>Ever wonder how fast "penny" stock ( that's usually how much we get paid ) is growing? Type in any image you're looking for and see how many pages pop up. Many times over 300 and if you multiply that times the number of images on the page, that equals 9000 different images. On what page is your image? If it's on page 289, do you think an art director will have the perseverance to go through all those previous pages to find your image? Scary isn't it. Sometimes I wonder how I sell any images!
Anyways, it all works out OK if like myself, you have pretty low expectations on how much money you're going to make selling stock. I figure it's like a bank account without much money in it that still pays me a 3% dividend each year. Found money. It's getting to the point that it might not be worth driving anywhere...

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Posted by Jdanne on May 07, 2011
I fully agree with you!
Posted by Uptall on May 07, 2011
nice image
Posted by Joezachs on May 07, 2011
If you have a regular job, then photography and microstock should be taken as a hobby.
Maybe once you retire, then you can take it up as a regular job (provided if your sales are good)



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