Five years, and 20,000 sales later...


posted on 7th of may, 2013
I always had a thing for nice round numbers, so it is with some satisfaction that I hit 20,000 sales right around my 5 year anniversary! When I started out I never would have guessed I would get to this point, but I also completely underestimated how much effort would be required to get here. I should clarify that a bit - it isn't so much effort that was required, but steady effort. Stock photography is a bit of a numbers game, so doing a few more images a month adds up to hundreds of additional images for sale after five years.

Here are a few tips and recommendations for reaching your goals:

1. Take stock early on and decide if this is for you. There is no shame in admitting that $12 a month isn't enough to sustain the effort you are making. For some...

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Posted by Bradcalkins on September 11, 2013
Thanks!
Posted by Fengshang520 on September 11, 2013
Very good advice, thank you for sharing, and congratulations to you!
Posted by Mudplucker on June 05, 2013
Just found this and it's great ! and it's true, you're also a great writer ! Congrats on the 20k sales too...



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