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Author Topic: I'm new to Albumo and I like what I see :)  (Read 6607 times)

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« on: December 19, 2007, 20:54 »
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Hi there. I am really enjoying Albumo's interface. I especially like their suggested keyword feature.  I hope this site really takes off as they seem to be doing "the little things" to the contributors experience.

I'm uploading as fast as I can on this site :)

Mark


« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2007, 17:27 »
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What do you think?

Does Albumo have a chance of "taking off" ?

Mark

« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007, 22:50 »
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Albumo`s interface is really nice. I agree on that.
But i`m not so sure if it will take off or not. Sales are really slow there.

« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2007, 23:20 »
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What do you think?

Does Albumo have a chance of "taking off" ?

Mark

My honest opinion: No, I don't think so. I've had one sale in four months, and have stopped uploading.

dbvirago

« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2007, 07:05 »
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I'm with epixx. They did pay me my $250 for initial uploads, but no activity since. I will stop uploading on them as well due to the 400 day clause

« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2008, 05:27 »
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I like the site, but I'm unsure about their review procedure. It seems to have taken a complete, and I mean complete, turnaround. First 317 photos were accepted 100%. Much higher than I expected, but I'll live with it. Since then, I've had 8 accepted out 170. Three batches of a total of 143 photos were rejected in a span of just 6 minutes. In fact, each batch has been either completely accepted or completely rejected. That tells me their reviewers do not inspect each photo.

I am pretty new to stock and may not have been able to afford the best equipment, but when my acceptance ratio at fotolia is over 50% and over 40% at DT for the same shots that have less than a 5% acceptance at Albumo, it makes me ask questions. I sent an email to albumo stating my concerns and received a reply that they would look into it and get back to me. 2 weeks later, nothing more has been heard.

I also think their help page is a little hard to find and not organized particularly well (but they aren't the only site on the web with this problem).

MHO is this: They need to decide what they want to be or they will frustrate a lot of potential contributors.

« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2008, 09:20 »
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al-BUM-o

no sales since inception, stopped uploading ages ago.

jsnover

« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2008, 12:01 »
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I uploaded there when they had their 100 club open and collected my bonus. I did one more update in December sometime and so far a total of 2 sales.

I won't be uploading any more there unless I start to see some regular sales.

They promised marketing would start when they reached 200K images and I think they're well beyond that, but AFAIK nothing's going on. One contributor newsletter and nothing else since.

« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2008, 20:20 »
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I've had no sales there with more images there than most other places. I'm stopping uploading due to 400 day clause.

Mark

P.S. I still love the site and upload process, however, they will have to prove they can generate the sales before I upload anything more to them.

dbvirago

« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2008, 21:06 »
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I took their bonus, but only 3 or 4 sales. Quit uploading at end of the year.

« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2008, 22:30 »
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i've had 7 or 8 sales so far, see what happens, they're still paying me to upload :)

« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2008, 22:46 »
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What is their 400 day clause?

jsnover

« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2008, 23:04 »
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Your images have to stay on the site for 400 days if you take the upload bonus.

I believe someone asked if they could forego the bonus so they could delete at will. I think the answer was yes.

PaulieWalnuts

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« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2008, 23:31 »
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If you forego the bonus you can delete one image per day.


 

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