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Shelma1

« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2015, 12:48 »
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Now we wait for all the other sites to lower pricing as well.  Wooyay!

Sites have sales all the time. All the other sites don't lower their prices in response. And Adobe and SS still pay the same royalties when they have a sale -- unlike iS, who cut royalties along with prices. Of all the sites, iS should be paying the most attention to this. I wish they'd follow suit and keep paying us the same royalties...lord knows they're the lowest royalties in the industry.


« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2015, 12:53 »
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This is a great gesture from Adobe. I wish they'd hurry up with including video into Adobe Stock so us video producers could join the fun.  :-\
Will you be saying that when they sell videos for $30 and offer them for sale for $15?
No why would I?  ???
I think you should expect prices to be lower than most everywhere else.  My guess is in the 30-50 dollar range.

« Reply #27 on: September 01, 2015, 14:09 »
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So nice to read that Adobe us treating us as partners.  My feelings already been said better by others, but just want to say THANK YOU to Adobe for the good communication, and for taking the financial hit from the sale from THEIR END of the earnings which is much larger then ours, as a good agent should do.

 Unlike some sites which do sales and take from our 15-20% pittance to cover the cost of their marketing.

« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2015, 18:33 »
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I got the email. I'm not doing new stock images any more, but I am buying some. So I went to Fotolia site to take advantage of the sale today, but could find no sign of it or any promotion for it. Is it available to all customers?  :-\

Rose Tinted Glasses

« Reply #29 on: September 01, 2015, 18:47 »
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So nice to read that Adobe us treating us as partners.  My feelings already been said better by others, but just want to say THANK YOU to Adobe for the good communication, and for taking the financial hit from the sale from THEIR END of the earnings which is much larger then ours, as a good agent should do.

 Unlike some sites which do sales and take from our 15-20% pittance to cover the cost of their marketing.

Partners??? You might want to revisit that thought. It's a nice gesture for sure, but you are not a partner nor are they treating anyone as such.

« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2015, 19:14 »
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I got the email. I'm not doing new stock images any more, but I am buying some. So I went to Fotolia site to take advantage of the sale today, but could find no sign of it or any promotion for it. Is it available to all customers?  :-\

The sale is at Adobe Stock, not Fotolia

https://stock.adobe.com/plans


« Reply #31 on: September 02, 2015, 16:53 »
+4
So nice to read that Adobe us treating us as partners.  My feelings already been said better by others, but just want to say THANK YOU to Adobe for the good communication, and for taking the financial hit from the sale from THEIR END of the earnings which is much larger then ours, as a good agent should do.

 Unlike some sites which do sales and take from our 15-20% pittance to cover the cost of their marketing.

Partners??? You might want to revisit that thought. It's a nice gesture for sure, but you are not a partner nor are they treating anyone as such.

Nit picking.  So you think one word changes the point I was trying to make.  Looks like enough others understood what I mean. 

Rose Tinted Glasses

« Reply #32 on: September 02, 2015, 17:51 »
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So nice to read that Adobe us treating us as partners.  My feelings already been said better by others, but just want to say THANK YOU to Adobe for the good communication, and for taking the financial hit from the sale from THEIR END of the earnings which is much larger then ours, as a good agent should do.

 Unlike some sites which do sales and take from our 15-20% pittance to cover the cost of their marketing.

Partners??? You might want to revisit that thought. It's a nice gesture for sure, but you are not a partner nor are they treating anyone as such.

Nit picking.  So you think one word changes the point I was trying to make.  Looks like enough others understood what I mean.

I think nit picking would have been bringing to your attention your typo of "us" knowing full well you meant to say "is". It is also not about "one word" and the point you were trying to make, rather it is about a very clear sentence and the point you did make that states "so nice to read that Adobe is treating us as partners." (corrected for that typo). Not sure what you were trying to say, but being a fairly accurate language I would interpret what you said as you have read somewhere that Adobe is treating everyone as partners. That sentence is not even trying to say you read it, it is saying you read it.


« Reply #33 on: September 02, 2015, 19:59 »
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I got the email. I'm not doing new stock images any more, but I am buying some. So I went to Fotolia site to take advantage of the sale today, but could find no sign of it or any promotion for it. Is it available to all customers?  :-\

The sale is at Adobe Stock, not Fotolia

https://stock.adobe.com/plans
Thanks!

« Reply #34 on: September 02, 2015, 23:50 »
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So nice to read that Adobe us treating us as partners.  My feelings already been said better by others, but just want to say THANK YOU to Adobe for the good communication, and for taking the financial hit from the sale from THEIR END of the earnings which is much larger then ours, as a good agent should do.

 Unlike some sites which do sales and take from our 15-20% pittance to cover the cost of their marketing.


Partners??? You might want to revisit that thought. It's a nice gesture for sure, but you are not a partner nor are they treating anyone as such.


Nit picking.  So you think one word changes the point I was trying to make.  Looks like enough others understood what I mean.


I think nit picking would have been bringing to your attention your typo of "us" knowing full well you meant to say "is". It is also not about "one word" and the point you were trying to make, rather it is about a very clear sentence and the point you did make that states "so nice to read that Adobe is treating us as partners." (corrected for that typo). Not sure what you were trying to say, but being a fairly accurate language I would interpret what you said as you have read somewhere that Adobe is treating everyone as partners. That sentence is not even trying to say you read it, it is saying you read it.


Well, first, let me apologize for any grammar or typing errors.  I often use my phone or tablet to respond and make more typos then when using my computer keyboard. Reading this forum it is the rare person who never makes any typos or grammar mistakes. 

 Second, you specifically singled out the one word 'partners' when you said 'Partners?? You might want to revisit that thought. It's a nice gesture for sure, but you are not a partner nor are they treating anyone as such.'

I guess you thought I meant partners as in a joint legal entity.  I meant partners more like in the 1st and 7th definitions here:

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/partner

Basically trying to say they are treating us as tho we contributors are on the same team as Adobe and that they seem to understand they have a joint interest in sharing the fruits of our labours in a fair manner. 

If you disagree, fine with me.  I am allowed my opinion and looks like some others agree with me. 


« Last Edit: September 03, 2015, 00:09 by PixelBytes »

« Reply #35 on: September 03, 2015, 01:39 »
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This is a great gesture from Adobe. I wish they'd hurry up with including video into Adobe Stock so us video producers could join the fun.  :-\
Will you be saying that when they sell videos for $30 and offer them for sale for $15?
No why would I?  ???
I think you should expect prices to be lower than most everywhere else.  My guess is in the 30-50 dollar range.
I haven't checked out Adobe Stock very well, are the prices for photos lower compared to Fotolia? I would have expected them to remain the same.

« Reply #36 on: September 03, 2015, 08:24 »
0
This is a great gesture from Adobe. I wish they'd hurry up with including video into Adobe Stock so us video producers could join the fun.  :-\
Will you be saying that when they sell videos for $30 and offer them for sale for $15?
No why would I?  ???
I think you should expect prices to be lower than most everywhere else.  My guess is in the 30-50 dollar range.
I haven't checked out Adobe Stock very well, are the prices for photos lower compared to Fotolia? I would have expected them to remain the same.
Depending on your level Adobe could be 1/3 the price maybe less.

« Reply #37 on: September 04, 2015, 04:47 »
0
Interesting news

« Reply #38 on: September 04, 2015, 05:46 »
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Matt, I hope you are reading this. Great to see the changes under way in contributor relations. I think it would be a huge gesture to the contributor community if Adobe considered allowing Jo Ann back on board. As you read these forums you know that she is around the two or three contributors that have done most to keep us all informed and is always fair and polite in her treatment of agency reps and so on. I think it would really help cement the feeling that things are changing for the better.

« Reply #39 on: September 04, 2015, 09:33 »
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Matt, I hope you are reading this. Great to see the changes under way in contributor relations. I think it would be a huge gesture to the contributor community if Adobe considered allowing Jo Ann back on board. As you read these forums you know that she is around the two or three contributors that have done most to keep us all informed and is always fair and polite in her treatment of agency reps and so on. I think it would really help cement the feeling that things are changing for the better.

Amen to that!


 

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