Milestone: 10,000 Sales

posted on 11th of august, 2014

Reaching 10,000 sales may seem like a wonderful milestone, but I don't see it that way. There are way too many Contributors who are outperforming me. That tells me I'm not good enough. The microstock industry is changing quickly and the good times are long gone for individual Contributors. Landscapes, generic architecture, flowers, and snapshots used to generate enough sales to make it fun but that is no longer the case.

If you want to make it in microstock now, you have to deliver a professional grade product. You have to focus on COMMERCIAL photography and concepts. Ever since DT opened the flood gates and allowed the pro shops to upload their entire inventories, my sales and revenue have been steadily declining. I think that will eventually bottom out because the pros will eventually run out of...

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Comments (19)

Posted by Picstudio on August 18, 2014
Posted by Yr0777 on August 17, 2014
Woww!!! I have only 109 sales for 2 years, and thats awful :(
Posted by Hellen8 on August 17, 2014
Great ! Congratulations ! :-)

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