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Agency Based Discussion => Adobe Stock => Topic started by: MatHayward on September 19, 2016, 23:05

Title: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 19, 2016, 23:05
We are happy to announce the Adobe Stock Contributor Site https://contributor.stock.adobe.com (https://contributor.stock.adobe.com), a new platform that allows you to upload and sell your photos, illustrations, videos and vectors to the world’s largest creative community. Our goal was to design a portal that makes it easy and fast to upload, index and submit your content. You can upload as many images as you want at once and the new auto-keyword feature is a time-saving tool that generates the first five keywords of each image you submit. Of course these can be modified, re-ordered and replaced as you desire.

You’ll also have the ability to upload images to Adobe Stock directly from Lightroom CC and Bridge CC. Our goal is to open the feature to more content types and to integrate into more CC applications soon.

Check out our Contributor tutorial page for instructions how to use the new site and how to create successful stock photos, vectors and videos.

For more information, FAQs and submission guidelines, check out our Learn and Support page here: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/topics.html (https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/topics.html)

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 19, 2016, 23:14
What does the new Adobe Stock Contributor Portal mean for existing Fotolia contributors?

If you are an existing Fotolia contributor, you can continue to upload and submit your content through Fotolia – there’s no change. Your content will be featured on both Fotolia and Adobe Stock and is available to the word’s largest creative community.

Interested to try the new Adobe Stock Contributor Site? By all means, go ahead! When you sign in for the first time you will be prompted to sync your Adobe ID with your Fotolia account. If your email address is the same for both, we will do this automatically. Syncing with your Fotolia account means that your Fotolia portfolio and rank will be available in the Adobe Stock Contributor portal. There’s no impact to your Fotolia account, you can continue to log in on Fotolia with your credentials as before.

We strongly recommend to sync your accounts, which is only available on your initial login. You will not have the option to do it at a later time.
Check out our Contributor tutorial page for instructions how to use the new site.
For more information, FAQs and submission guidelines, check out our Learn & Support page here: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/topics.html (https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/topics.html)

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: cthoman on September 19, 2016, 23:21
I know this is off topic, but did Fotolia stop reviewing files? I still have images awaiting moderation from February. Sorry for being off topic. Congrats on the launch.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 19, 2016, 23:26
I know this is off topic, but did Fotolia stop reviewing files? I still have images awaiting moderation from February. Sorry for being off topic. Congrats on the launch.

@cthoman, no we didn't stop reviewing files. Send me an email with your account information and I will be happy to take a look for you to see what is going on.

-Mat
email: [email protected]
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 00:13
Synced.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Jo Ann Snover on September 20, 2016, 00:21
Do those of us that Fotolia banned have the option to open an Adobe Stock account or are we still unwelcome?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: skyfish on September 20, 2016, 00:37
Good news! What about editorials? Finally?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: skyfish on September 20, 2016, 01:15
Synced. Worked quickly.
Uploaded one image to test the interface.
First impression - interface ok but to update the order of keywords i would prefer to have a miltiline field with possibility to drag&drop keywords inside and to see all keywords in the same time. No scrolling, which takes a lot of time. This is for desktop, for mobile devices this part will depend from screen size of course. Anyway, and this too can be automated because you have statistics. User can update a little. Can be an optional function to be enabled/disabled by user.
For now i gave up to drag/drop/scroll - it takes too much time.
Categories - why not to give one default category? From Adobe or selected by user?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Chichikov on September 20, 2016, 01:30
We strongly recommend to sync your accounts, which is only available on your initial login. You will not have the option to do it at a later time.


On the Adobe Stock page it seems that I cannot login with my fotolia login, but only with my Adobe one.
If I login with my Fotolia data I get a message "The Adobe ID and password do not match. Please try again."

And my email address is the same for Adobe and Fotolia, but I don't see the accounts synced.

It would be simpler if you put a "Sync with Fotolia" button.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: skyfish on September 20, 2016, 01:36
May be you sync your e-mails and after sometime try again?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Artist on September 20, 2016, 01:41
What does the new Adobe Stock Contributor Portal mean for existing Fotolia contributors?

If you are an existing Fotolia contributor, you can continue to upload and submit your content through Fotolia – there’s no change. Your content will be featured on both Fotolia and Adobe Stock and is available to the word’s largest creative community.

Interested to try the new Adobe Stock Contributor Site? By all means, go ahead! When you sign in for the first time you will be prompted to sync your Adobe ID with your Fotolia account. If your email address is the same for both, we will do this automatically. Syncing with your Fotolia account means that your Fotolia portfolio and rank will be available in the Adobe Stock Contributor portal. There’s no impact to your Fotolia account, you can continue to log in on Fotolia with your credentials as before.

We strongly recommend to sync your accounts, which is only available on your initial login. You will not have the option to do it at a later time.
Check out our Contributor tutorial page for instructions how to use the new site.
For more information, FAQs and submission guidelines, check out our Learn & Support page here: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/topics.html (https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/topics.html)

Thanks Mat for the update. Sync worked very quickly.
I am already seeing good growth of fotolia and adobe. Wish the team a great success.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Chichikov on September 20, 2016, 01:41
May be you sync your e-mails and after sometime try again?

Yes, the email address is the same.
But I don't see any sign that the accounts are synchronized.

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The FAQ says:
"When you sign into the Contributor portal for the first time, you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."

When I signed into the contributor page I have not been asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.

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Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: skyfish on September 20, 2016, 01:46
Glitch? In my case all worked immediately. Try to contact support.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Chichikov on September 20, 2016, 02:19
Glitch? In my case all worked immediately. Try to contact support.

Probably a glitch. Now when I click on the "Sign In" button nothing happens, absolutely nothing…
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 03:05
For me, it was automated process, when I logged in to Adobe with my Fotolia contributor login/password, Adobe automatically recognized that I have account with Fotolia and synced very quickly, within seconds....
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 03:31
It looks like that now, when I have a sale, I get e-mail from "Adobe stock". Or does that means, that my files were sold through Adobe stock?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Eco on September 20, 2016, 03:38
Not working for me. When I tried to login with my Fotolia password I received an error message: "The password is too short".
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Newsfocus1 on September 20, 2016, 03:50
Maybe I'm missing something. As a Fotolia contributor is there any advantage or benefit to also signing up with the Adobe site and synching my two accounts? My Fotolia uploads are mirrored on Adobe anyway so why would I do that? The only reason I can see is that some might find the Adobe upload interface better or easier to use but other than that there is no reason to sign up. Right?
On a seperate note, dissapointing to see that editorial images are still excluded. I had hoped that Scott (Braut) would have seen this as a priority given that FT/Adobe is the only major agency not to offer editorial images.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Chichikov on September 20, 2016, 04:26
Maybe I'm missing something. As a Fotolia contributor is there any advantage or benefit to also signing up with the Adobe site and synching my two accounts? My Fotolia uploads are mirrored on Adobe anyway so why would I do that? The only reason I can see is that some might find the Adobe upload interface better or easier to use but other than that there is no reason to sign up. Right?
On a seperate note, dissapointing to see that editorial images are still excluded. I had hoped that Scott (Braut) would have seen this as a priority given that FT/Adobe is the only major agency not to offer editorial images.

Maybe it is a way for Adobe to "collect" more data about us…
(Then they will sell this data to NSA to get some pocket money)
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: ajt on September 20, 2016, 04:27
Not working for me. When I tried to login with my Fotolia password I received an error message: "The password is too short".

Long ago I created account somewhere at Adobe site. Now I used that old email and password and it worked, I was logged in and prompted for sync with Fotolia. If you don't have Adobe account, create new on contributors.stock.adobe.com. Then log in. Be sure, that you are logging in contributors page.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Open_ on September 20, 2016, 05:24
With new contributor page at Adobe still no bulk csv metadata upload for footage?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Sean Locke Photography on September 20, 2016, 05:42
Maybe I'm missing something. As a Fotolia contributor is there any advantage or benefit to also signing up with the Adobe site and synching my two accounts? My Fotolia uploads are mirrored on Adobe anyway so why would I do that? The only reason I can see is that some might find the Adobe upload interface better or easier to use but other than that there is no reason to sign up. Right?
On a seperate note, dissapointing to see that editorial images are still excluded. I had hoped that Scott (Braut) would have seen this as a priority given that FT/Adobe is the only major agency not to offer editorial images.

This is what I was wondering.  Is there any reason not to just keep submitting through the Fotolia interface?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: stockVid on September 20, 2016, 06:22
If we are already submitting to Fotolia what's the point?

Unless Adobe is going to eventually close Fotolia.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: jjneff on September 20, 2016, 06:27
Can you expand on "Selling Preferences" and price setting?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Justanotherphotographer on September 20, 2016, 06:29
Yes please let us know if there is any advantage to doing this, I am happy with the way Fotolia  uploads sit in my workflow right now.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: jjneff on September 20, 2016, 06:32
I am also interested in a csv for video workflow!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Justanotherphotographer on September 20, 2016, 06:35
Also just to clarify. If we upload to FL our content is mirrored to AS, is the inverse also true? If I upload to AS will my content also go to the old FL site? Is there any extra delay in either direction?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Justanotherphotographer on September 20, 2016, 06:43
Just having a look round. All reference to rank refers to "Fotolia Rank", nothing about rank on AS. Dude tell me you aren't thinking about busting our ranks and commissions down for AS sales.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 06:56
Also just to clarify. If we upload to FL our content is mirrored to AS, is the inverse also true? If I upload to AS will my content also go to the old FL site? Is there any extra delay in either direction?

Yes, all approved content submitted through the portal will appear in your Fotolia portfolio also.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 06:58
Just having a look round. All reference to rank refers to "Fotolia Rank", nothing about rank on AS. Dude tell me you aren't thinking about busting our ranks and commissions down for AS sales.

Your Fotolia rank is still relevant in the same ways. All Adobe Stock sales will add to your sales count for rank at Fotolia.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: stockVid on September 20, 2016, 07:01
So what are the benefits if we already upload to Fotolia?
Why should we move to the new site?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Shelma1 on September 20, 2016, 07:05
Let Jo Ann Snover back in.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Pauws99 on September 20, 2016, 07:07
I'm expecting Adobe to concentrate on this site and just maintain Fotolia as is...I had a look and couldn't see any advantage...in time It might have better features.......
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 07:16
So what are the benefits if we already upload to Fotolia?
Why should we move to the new site?

Thanks for the great feedback everyone. Keep in mind, this is a beta site so more features will be released as time goes on. Your input it very helpful. Right now, the bulk of the features will benefit contributors new to the submission process. We are working to simplify the upload process for everyone. As the beta site evolves, I expect you will begin to see more and more features that are advantageous to your workflow. If you are content with the Fotolia upload experience, there is no reason for you to change at this time though I still recommend you sync your accounts and take a look.

There are currently several specific features that you may like as existing contributors.

In the Adobe Stock contributor portal you will find the auto-keywording tool which is helpful if you are not adding your metadata in advance.

In addition, you can drag and drop your images into the web uploader which was a feature many have asked for. There is not a limit as to how many images you can drop at once which was another feature requested by many.

Also, something else that will be useful for some of you is that in the portal you can edit the keywords and title of your existing content if necessary.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 07:18
I am also interested in a csv for video workflow!

Duly noted! That feature isn't available at this time though I have logged the request.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Pauws99 on September 20, 2016, 07:25
Some new reports would be nice as someone noted e.g total income by image. And a nice graphical "Dashboard" would be nice.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 07:31
So what are the benefits if we already upload to Fotolia?
Why should we move to the new site?

Thanks for the great feedback everyone. Keep in mind, this is a beta site so more features will be released as time goes on. Your input it very helpful. Right now, the bulk of the features will benefit contributors new to the submission process. We are working to simplify the upload process for everyone. As the beta site evolves, I expect you will begin to see more and more features that are advantageous to your workflow. If you are content with the Fotolia upload experience, there is no reason for you to change at this time though I still recommend you sync your accounts and take a look.

There are currently several specific features that you may like as existing contributors.

In the Adobe Stock contributor portal you will find the auto-keywording tool which is helpful if you are not adding your metadata in advance.

In addition, you can drag and drop your images into the web uploader which was a feature many have asked for. There is not a limit as to how many images you can drop at once which was another feature requested by many.

Also, something else that will be useful for some of you is that in the portal you can edit the keywords and title of your existing content if necessary.

-Mat

If I understand correctly, you can add/remove keywords and titles from files, that were already accepted and are online? If that is true, I will for sure upload through adobe.stock.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Stockmaan on September 20, 2016, 07:36
Hi Mat!

First of all, thank you for great news about new contributor platform! Excellent!

I have a question about sync my Adobe ID with my Fotolia account. For my Adobe ID I use different email adress as it usess for my Adobe Fotolia contributor page. Is this a problem?

In first post you say: "We strongly recommend to sync your accounts, which is only available on your initial login. You will not have the option to do it at a later time. "

So can you please tell me how to sync my Adobe ID with my Fotolia account without making an issue?

Thank you for answer!

Best regards!

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Justanotherphotographer on September 20, 2016, 08:34
Thanks fro clearing up the questions Mat, great to have you here!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: leaf on September 20, 2016, 08:40
This seems like valuable info on why to sync your accounts....


Adobe Stock Contributor - Are there any advantages when I sync my account (https://us.fotolia.com/Info/Faq/Contributors?utm_medium=email&utm_source=contributors_2&tmad=c&tmcampid=16&tmplaceref=contributors_2#c16)?


Yes! You will have access to your existing assets and account information in the Adobe Stock contributor portal and can continue to enjoy the benefits of your Fotolia rank instead of starting over with a new account.


I can't figure out what that means exactly.  If they terminate Fotolia.. and your account isn't synced, you loose your rank?  Or, your sales/search placement on adobe are only rank based if your accounts are synced?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: etudiante_rapide on September 20, 2016, 08:43
actually it would be good that adobe comes up to be different from fotolia.
in a manner that would compete against getty/ is /ss...
what i mean is to bring in a higher non-microstock pricing to move away from the 
micro  all you can swallow for peanuts ;

if anyone can do it, it would be adobe to bring in a new market for stock photog!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 20, 2016, 09:14
Hi Mat and thanks for the good news.

I have a question too, maybe too early for an answer but I'll ask.
I have seen in contributor help, two instances of this:

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What is your commission structure?

Every time someone purchases your content, you get a 33% commission for photos and vector art and a 35% commission for videos based on the price of the image.

Fotolia’s commission rates differ from Adobe Stock. For sales that occur on Fotolia’s website, contributors will get paid the Fotolia commission rates. Read about Fotolia’s commission structure here.
https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/help/account-payment.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/help/contribute.html - How do I get paid?

Except that AD doesn't offer exclusivity, considering that our rank still counts after sync accounts,  in what else does FT commission rates differ from Adobe Stock (or vice-versa)?

On the other hand, in the email received:
Quote
Should you decide to try out the new experience, your Fotolia account will function as usual. Even if you sync your Fotolia account on Adobe Stock (which we would highly recommend you to do so!), you will still be able to access and use your Fotolia account on Fotolia.com, and the commission rates remain the same whether you upload via Fotolia or Adobe Stock.

Thanks.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: sharpshot on September 20, 2016, 09:15
I synced my account but maybe starting again with the Adobe site would of been a good idea, as I'm selling so little with FT.  I hope they have different search algorithms on the Adobe site, as many of us have seen our sales fall off a cliff with FT and never recover.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: alexzappa on September 20, 2016, 09:24
I still haven't had the possibility to check: is there a new FTP server to upload to if I want to submit through Adobe Stock instead of Fotolia?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 20, 2016, 09:35
I still haven't had the possibility to check: is there a new FTP server to upload to if I want to submit through Adobe Stock instead of Fotolia?

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You can drag and drop your files (maximum file size 30 MB) or upload via FTP. For an FTP upload, use your own FTP client and click on the “Learn More” option on the portal’s upload page to obtain the server information and your one-time personal password.

Note: Videos can only be uploaded through FTP at this time.
https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/help/upload-manage-content.html (https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/help/upload-manage-content.html)
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 09:49
This seems like valuable info on why to sync your accounts....


Adobe Stock Contributor - Are there any advantages when I sync my account (https://us.fotolia.com/Info/Faq/Contributors?utm_medium=email&utm_source=contributors_2&tmad=c&tmcampid=16&tmplaceref=contributors_2#c16)?


Yes! You will have access to your existing assets and account information in the Adobe Stock contributor portal and can continue to enjoy the benefits of your Fotolia rank instead of starting over with a new account.


I can't figure out what that means exactly.  If they terminate Fotolia.. and your account isn't synced, you loose your rank?  Or, your sales/search placement on adobe are only rank based if your accounts are synced?

Great point @Leaf. If you opt not to sync and you create a new account with your Adobe ID on the contributor portal you will essentially be starting a new account in addition to your Fotolia account.

Rank will still count, however you will be starting over at white on the content you submit through the portal. That content would not be added to your existing portfolio and those sales will not count towards your existing rank but instead will begin working towards a new rank.

There is no reason not to sync that I can think of.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 20, 2016, 09:50
double post.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 09:52
I synced my account but maybe starting again with the Adobe site would of been a good idea, as I'm selling so little with FT.  I hope they have different search algorithms on the Adobe site, as many of us have seen our sales fall off a cliff with FT and never recover.


Did you sleep it over? As said, your files from Fotolia are mirrored to Adobe stock. So what good it would be to start new account? If you're not selling now, you wont either if you create new acc.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Graphs80 on September 20, 2016, 10:02
I like the layout of the new site.

One thing that I would like to know: As there is no category on Adobe site, wouldn't it be a problem for the Folotia search if we index the files on Adobe?

A very good improvement on the file stats would be the total earnings by file  ;D

Cheers!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Sean Locke Photography on September 20, 2016, 10:02
I clicked the link, signed in with my adobe id, checked the agreement box, and then ...

503 Service Unavailable
No server is available to handle this request.

eta: second time, it worked.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: wordplanet on September 20, 2016, 10:20
Syncing worked fine.
Has Adobe considered giving contributors a break on the cost of Adobe CC? That would be great.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 10:23
There is no "thumbs", when viewing sales through adobe...

I have a question though, how do you set price for EL through Adobe, I'm uploaded few files there, I don't see that option...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: H2O on September 20, 2016, 10:26
Very difficult to login it would not accept my Fotolia login, I created a new login and it recognised my email but asked for a capital letter for the login password. There seems to be a problem with using lowercase only, which is what my Fotolia password is, to say this is a problem from a major company like Adobe is an understatement.

Once I did login somehow after loads of rejections, I went to the Sales page and the download commission rates on the Adobe site are at a lower rate then on the Fotolia site, whats that all about?

I have asked them to fix it awaiting response, is anybody else having this problem?

I thought they were supposed to be synced.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 10:28
There is no "thumbs", when viewing sales through adobe...

I have a question though, how do you set price for EL through Adobe, I'm uploaded few files there, I don't see that option...

Ok, I see it now, it's not editable yet, looks like, I'm not gonna upload through Adobe, since I put EL price for all my files to 100.

EDIT: Looks like, I can change pricing through fotolia....
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Chichikov on September 20, 2016, 10:30
Well, I did it…

But the FAQ is not clear in my opinion

The FAQ says:
"When you sign into the Contributor portal for the first time, you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."

This means that when I sign into the Adobe page I should expect that on this page I will be asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.
But it is not like this.
1) I had to sign into the portal with my Adobe data
2) then, once entered, it is asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.

So the text of the FAQ should be:
"Once you have signed into the Contributor portal for the first time, with your Adobe data, then you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: wordplanet on September 20, 2016, 10:37
Just uploaded a file to check it out - I can't change the EL price - it says "coming soon" so I'll go back to using Fotolia to upload until that is fixed. Too bad. I like the Adobe interface better in terms of uploading but for the inability to change the EL price.
Also I think we should be grandfathered in to the higher Fotolia prices. They are low enough not to have Adobe lower them further. Not happy with that.
Haven't tried the LR and BR interfaces yet. Hope we'll get a long head's up if they phase out Fotolia. For now, we need it since the Adobe interface doesn't have all the same capabilities.
Thanks for the info Mat.
 
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 10:42
You can change pricing on Fotolia. Images are mirrored to Fotolia site immediately...I changed it that way, uploaded through ADobe, saved it, then changed pricing through fotolia...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: wordplanet on September 20, 2016, 10:43
The portfolio view is also much better than on Fotolia however it should really show what we've earned per photo and not just the number of sales and views. That would be a big improvement and would make the interface as useful as other sites such as SS and DT which give you that info.
If you could please suggest that to the developers Mat, it'd be great. Thanks!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: wordplanet on September 20, 2016, 10:44
You can change pricing on Fotolia. Images are mirrored to Fotolia site immediately...I changed it that way, uploaded through ADobe, saved it, then changed pricing through fotolia...

Thanks Dumc however since I submitted it through Adobe, and didn't just upload it, the Fotolia site won't let me make any changes until the image is approved.  :-\
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Stockmaan on September 20, 2016, 10:51
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)


Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: gyllens on September 20, 2016, 10:58
I stick with Fotolia for uploading and so on. The site is working perfectly right now. I was talking to some Adobe person prior to the merger and he was promissing this and that of which none have materialized.
For some reason I see Adobe more like SS. Too big and with lots of bean counters pulling the strings.
Might be wrong of course.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 10:59
There is no "thumbs", when viewing sales through adobe...

I have a question though, how do you set price for EL through Adobe, I'm uploaded few files there, I don't see that option...

@Dumc, thanks for the questions. We are aware of the thumbnail issue in the sales page. Hopefully that will be fixed soon.

You can't adjust prices in the portal at this time. The extended license is set to 30 credits for white rank, 60 credits for bronze and 80 credits for silver and above.

If you are at a higher rank and prefer to upload through the portal but want different EL prices you are welcome to contact me directly for bulk changes to pricing on your entire portfolio.

@H20 you may have an old password grandfathered in at Fotolia but the same criteria now applies for both FT and AS. Password must be at least 8 characters long, have at least one capitol letter, one lower case letter, one number and one special character.

@wordplanet, great suggestion. I will add it to the list of feedback and requested features.

@seanlocke, thanks for the information. I'm not sure what would have caused that. I'll make a note for the engineers.

@graphs80, you can set the main category. One of the biggest pain points reported by contributors regarding the upload process was the category selection process. The intent is to simplify it for everyone.

@alexzappa yes, you can submit to Adobe Stock ftp if you prefer. It doesn't make a difference though. If you upload via Adobe Stock ftp the files will show up in Fotolia indexing tool also and vice versa.

@Dodie, commission structure is the same. No changes have been made and it doesn't make a difference if you submit via the portal or Fotolia.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 11:00
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)

You should be able to keep your existing Adobe ID and sync it to your existing Fotolia account. It just won't be automatic since your email address is different.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 11:03
Ok, this is weird, I put my EL price to 100 and now it shows 80?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: 50% on September 20, 2016, 11:09
Very difficult to login it would not accept my Fotolia login, I created a new login and it recognised my email but asked for a capital letter for the login password. There seems to be a problem with using lowercase only, which is what my Fotolia password is, to say this is a problem from a major company like Adobe is an understatement.

Once I did login somehow after loads of rejections, I went to the Sales page and the download commission rates on the Adobe site are at a lower rate then on the Fotolia site, whats that all about?

I have asked them to fix it awaiting response, is anybody else having this problem?

I thought they were supposed to be synced.
Haha same here and you even get notice about the problem. Adobe s*cks and I will never buy into their software subscription If they pay 50% and stop image subscription I will rethink but really they could change the market for the better but they dropped the ball!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: H2O on September 20, 2016, 11:09
Thanks Matt for coming back about passwords.

What about commission rates being different on the two sites, Adobe Stock is showing a lower commission, so they are not syncing.

Like the clean look
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Stockmaan on September 20, 2016, 11:16
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)

You should be able to keep your existing Adobe ID and sync it to your existing Fotolia account. It just won't be automatic since your email address is different.

Thank you I choose Continue with my Adobe ID.

But next step is here:
When I insert my Fotolia password there is message: "Your credentials could not be authenticated. Please try again."

I can't change my login name, just type my password but is incorrect. When I press "I forgot my password" then page goes on my Fotolia Contributor page.

What can I do?

Thank you

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: dpimborough on September 20, 2016, 11:16
and the best thing of all is that at last we can edit our keywords !
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 11:28
Thanks Matt for coming back about passwords.

What about commission rates being different on the two sites, Adobe Stock is showing a lower commission, so they are not syncing.

Like the clean look

Commission rates are the same. All images sold on Adobe Stock are paid 33% of the price paid. Fotolia subscriptions also result in commission of 33% paid. Fotolia credits sales are paid a percentage based on your rank. Please note that in your sales stats on Adobe Stock, this will also include your Fotolia sales just like Fotolia stats include Adobe Stock sales.

Is that where the disconnect is or is there another issue? If so, please provide specific details so I can check it out.

Thanks,

Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 11:30
Ok, this is weird, I put my EL price to 100 and now it shows 80?

You are not able to adjust your extended license prices when submitting through the portal. If you are ranked silver or higher, the price will automatically be set to 80 credits.

I'm happy to do bulk changes to 100 credits on your portfolio if you reach out to me directly.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: cathyslife on September 20, 2016, 12:09
Synced, worked beautifully. Uploaded an image to see the process. Like the keyword suggestions.

Questions: We don't need to add a description any more? I don't see the checkboxes for exclusive or allowing the content to go to the free section. Are those coming in future updates?

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Daryl Ray on September 20, 2016, 12:19
Fotolia. The most needlessly painful site to keyword. Among the worst in ridiculous file reviews and useless contributor support when trying to deal with stupid rejections. Now, instead of migrating everything over to the new parent company automatically, they make a post in a forum that you'd have to happen to stumble upon that suggests we "should probably log in and sync". Would sending out an email to everyone be too hard?

So then, we have to manually log into Adobe and "sync" to set up a duplicate account, for no clear benefit other than a vague "it's probably a good idea, otherwise you might be punished in the future with a rank drop" reasoning. Are you planning on closing Fotolia? If so, maybe just SAY that and give a deadline instead of beating around the bush. Opening a second site for uploads, selling the same product, with all sorts of bugs, while leaving the original as is, all "syncing" to each other. It's a disaster waiting to happen. Can't imagine it's not confusing to customers. Fotolia, always doing things the worst way possible.

Either just rebrand or migrate EVERYTHING over and keep logins intact. What's the point of this whole "log in and sync" process??

On top of that, tried logging into Adobe through the given link with my Fotolia username and password. Nothing. Email and Fotolia password. Nothing. So here I go, emailing what seems to be the only person that works for Fotolia to try to straighten it out...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 12:25
Ok, this is weird, I put my EL price to 100 and now it shows 80?

You are not able to adjust your extended license prices when submitting through the portal. If you are ranked silver or higher, the price will automatically be set to 80 credits.

I'm happy to do bulk changes to 100 credits on your portfolio if you reach out to me directly.

-Mat

I'm silver yes. I uploaded a few photos through Adobe stock, edited them (category, release), than saved it (didn't submit yet), and then went on Fotolia site, and there I changed my price to 100, and then went back to Adobe stock and submited. I guess Adobe didn't synced price change with Fotolia. Anyway, I'll just change it, when they will be (hopefully) accepted.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: cathyslife on September 20, 2016, 12:28
Fotolia. The most needlessly painful site to keyword. Among the worst in ridiculous file reviews and useless contributor support when trying to deal with stupid rejections. Now, instead of migrating everything over to the new parent company automatically, they make a post in a forum that you'd have to happen to stumble upon that suggests we "should probably log in and sync". Would sending out an email to everyone be too hard?

So then, we have to manually log into Adobe and "sync" to set up a duplicate account, for no clear benefit other than a vague "it's probably a good idea, otherwise you might be punished in the future with a rank drop" reasoning. Are you planning on closing Fotolia? If so, maybe just SAY that and give a deadline instead of beating around the bush. Opening a second site for uploads, selling the same product, with all sorts of bugs, while leaving the original as is, all "syncing" to each other. It's a disaster waiting to happen. Can't imagine it's not confusing to customers. Fotolia, always doing things the worst way possible.

Either just rebrand or migrate EVERYTHING over and keep logins intact. What's the point of this whole "log in and sync" process??

On top of that, tried logging into Adobe through the given link with my Fotolia username and password. Nothing. Email and Fotolia password. Nothing. So here I go, emailing what seems to be the only person that works for Fotolia to try to straighten it out...

I had to log in, through the link Mat posted in the first post here, and use my Adobe login. Once I did that, a window came up and said that they noticed I have a Fotolia account and did I want to sync. Maybe try that?

Maybe Adobe will be sending out an email. If they do, I am kind of glad we got a heads up first here so we can interact with Mat before the flood happens. I suspect they will close Fotolia altogether at some point, but I see benefits for all of us in doing it this way.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Hildegarde on September 20, 2016, 12:37
Do I need to create an account on Adobe stock to do this?  I use Adobe PS LR etc but only Adobe stock via Fotolia?

The ability to edit and correct typos would be reason enough to crate an acct and then synch.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Daryl Ray on September 20, 2016, 12:41
Thanks for the suggestion Cathy. Unfortunately, I don't have an Adobe account, so I'm using my Fotolia login as instructed. Not sure what additional benefits for all of us there are in having each contributor manually log in and sync (with problems that arise such as mine) as opposed to just either rebranding or syncing everything over while keeping usernames/passwords intact. While I see a lot of "it's a good idea" and "you may lose ranking", I don't see any obvious benefit, aside from editing ability after approval. Which they could just probably provide on Fotolia if they wanted to.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 12:49
Thanks for the suggestion Cathy. Unfortunately, I don't have an Adobe account, so I'm using my Fotolia login as instructed. Not sure what additional benefits for all of us there are in having each contributor manually log in and sync (with problems that arise such as mine) as opposed to just either rebranding or syncing everything over while keeping usernames/passwords intact. While I see a lot of "it's a good idea" and "you may lose ranking", I don't see any obvious benefit, aside from editing ability after approval. Which they could just probably provide on Fotolia if they wanted to.

Hi @Daryl Ray, thanks for sharing your feedback. I apologize for any confusion I created for you. There is no obligation for you to sign into the portal if you do not want to. My intent was to inform you it was an option if you wanted to check it out. Your Fotolia will continue to act as normal and your portfolio will be available at Adobe Stock regardless of whether you submit via Fotolia or Adobe Stock.

If you do want to log into the portal you will need to either sync to an existing Adobe ID or since it appears you do not already have one, you will need to create an Adobe ID.  Your Fotolia credentials do not automatically generate an Adobe ID.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 20, 2016, 12:51
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)

You should be able to keep your existing Adobe ID and sync it to your existing Fotolia account. It just won't be automatic since your email address is different.

Mat,

I have 2 adobe IDs: an old one using an Yahoo account and a more recent one using a Gmail account.
I had to create a new account when I decided to go for PS and LR cloud subscription, since the offer was better for new subscribers than for existing Adobe users. (strange, but that's a different topic)

Today, when I opened my new Adobe contributor account, I used the old Yahoo email (not the one I'm using to pay for PS and LR)
When I try to "manage my Adobe ID" (upper left menu) to switch to my Gmail account (the one I use to pay for PS and LR), I am told that my Fotolia account is "already in use". See the attachment.

Is there an advantage for FT/AS contributors to use the account used to pay for LR and PS?
If yes, can you explain why and let me know how to re-sync my second, active, Adobe ID to my Fotolia account?

Thanks.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: wds on September 20, 2016, 13:00
Is an "Adobe ID" specific to the Adobe Stock site or is it something broader than that? For example, I have an ID I have used to log into the Adobe webstore.
The answer to my question is yes...i.e. I tried it and it worked.  :D
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Stockmaan on September 20, 2016, 13:03
@Zero Talent

I have "same" problem. My login is not Fotolia username and I can't change this field.

How to fix this?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 20, 2016, 13:10
@Zero Talent

I have "same" problem. My login is not Fotolia username and I can't change this field.

How to fix this?

I don't necessarily want to "fix" it, unless there is some benefit. Let's wait for Mat's reply.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Stockmaan on September 20, 2016, 13:16
@Zero Talent

I have "same" problem. My login is not Fotolia username and I can't change this field.

How to fix this?

I don't necessarily want to "fix" it, unless there is some benefit. Let's wait for Mat's reply.

I would like to sync but I don't now how! There is some name in my login but is incorrect. Yes, let's for Mat's reply.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: H2O on September 20, 2016, 13:20
Thanks Matt for coming back about passwords.

What about commission rates being different on the two sites, Adobe Stock is showing a lower commission, so they are not syncing.

Like the clean look

Commission rates are the same. All images sold on Adobe Stock are paid 33% of the price paid. Fotolia subscriptions also result in commission of 33% paid. Fotolia credits sales are paid a percentage based on your rank. Please note that in your sales stats on Adobe Stock, this will also include your Fotolia sales just like Fotolia stats include Adobe Stock sales.

Is that where the disconnect is or is there another issue? If so, please provide specific details so I can check it out.

Thanks,

Mat


Hi Mat,

Thanks for getting back to me, I can see what going on its a bit confusing, the Fotolia site is reporting in credits and the Adobe site is reporting in pounds sterling.

Not sure of the correlation between these two sites in terms of money, but hope they are the same.

Many thanks

Roy
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 13:23
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)

You should be able to keep your existing Adobe ID and sync it to your existing Fotolia account. It just won't be automatic since your email address is different.

Mat,

I have 2 adobe IDs: an old one using an Yahoo account and a more recent one using a Gmail account.
I had to create a new account when I decided to go for PS and LR cloud subscription, since the offer was better for new subscribers than for existing Adobe users. (strange, but that's a different topic)

Today, when I opened my new Adobe contributor account, I used the old Yahoo email (not the one I'm using to pay for PS and LR)
When I try to "manage my Adobe ID" (upper left menu) to switch to my Gmail account (the one I use to pay for PS and LR), I am told that my Fotolia account is "already in use". See the attachment.

Is there an advantage for FT/AS contributors to use the account used to pay for LR and PS?
If yes, can you explain why and let me know how to re-sync my second, active, Adobe ID to my Fotolia account?

Thanks.

The only advantage I can think of to using the Adobe ID associated with your Creative Cloud membership is that you can upload directly through Lightroom and Bridge. Another benefit is that you won't need to log out and back in when going from processing your work to working in the portal. I'm learning first hand this can get a bit confusing but as with anything, over time it will become second nature.

Unfortunately, once you sync your account with an Adobe ID you can't switch it to a different ID or re-sync.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 13:27
Thanks Matt for coming back about passwords.

What about commission rates being different on the two sites, Adobe Stock is showing a lower commission, so they are not syncing.

Like the clean look

Commission rates are the same. All images sold on Adobe Stock are paid 33% of the price paid. Fotolia subscriptions also result in commission of 33% paid. Fotolia credits sales are paid a percentage based on your rank. Please note that in your sales stats on Adobe Stock, this will also include your Fotolia sales just like Fotolia stats include Adobe Stock sales.

Is that where the disconnect is or is there another issue? If so, please provide specific details so I can check it out.

Thanks,

Mat


Hi Mat,

Thanks for getting back to me, I can see what going on its a bit confusing, the Fotolia site is reporting in credits and the Adobe site is reporting in pounds sterling.

Not sure of the correlation between these two sites in terms of money, but hope they are the same.

Many thanks

Roy

Thanks for clarifying. It's the same currency. What credits are worth in Fotolia is based on the zone you registered your account in. In your account for example, one credit should be equal to one pound. If you were registered in the US zone, one credit is equal to $1 USD.

The money is the same, it just reads a bit differently on the portal.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 20, 2016, 13:33
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)

You should be able to keep your existing Adobe ID and sync it to your existing Fotolia account. It just won't be automatic since your email address is different.

Mat,

I have 2 adobe IDs: an old one using an Yahoo account and a more recent one using a Gmail account.
I had to create a new account when I decided to go for PS and LR cloud subscription, since the offer was better for new subscribers than for existing Adobe users. (strange, but that's a different topic)

Today, when I opened my new Adobe contributor account, I used the old Yahoo email (not the one I'm using to pay for PS and LR)
When I try to "manage my Adobe ID" (upper left menu) to switch to my Gmail account (the one I use to pay for PS and LR), I am told that my Fotolia account is "already in use". See the attachment.

Is there an advantage for FT/AS contributors to use the account used to pay for LR and PS?
If yes, can you explain why and let me know how to re-sync my second, active, Adobe ID to my Fotolia account?

Thanks.

The only advantage I can think of to using the Adobe ID associated with your Creative Cloud membership is that you can upload directly through Lightroom and Bridge. Another benefit is that you won't need to log out and back in when going from processing your work to working in the portal. I'm learning first hand this can get a bit confusing but as with anything, over time it will become second nature.

Unfortunately, once you sync your account with an Adobe ID you can't switch it to a different ID or re-sync.

-Mat

I see.
Then is there a way to be able to cancel my existing cloud subscription and re-subscribe with the old Adobe ID, while maintaining the same cost structure I already signup for?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 13:35
Sorry guys my question again!

My email for Adobe ID is different as my email login for Fotolia site.

I would really like to know what to choose to sync correctly my Fotolia account with new Adobe Contributor portal: "Create an Adobe ID" or "Continue with my Adobe ID" ? It is OK to choose Continue with my Adobe ID although i have different email for Fotolia contributor page?

Thank you :)

You should be able to keep your existing Adobe ID and sync it to your existing Fotolia account. It just won't be automatic since your email address is different.

Mat,

I have 2 adobe IDs: an old one using an Yahoo account and a more recent one using a Gmail account.
I had to create a new account when I decided to go for PS and LR cloud subscription, since the offer was better for new subscribers than for existing Adobe users. (strange, but that's a different topic)

Today, when I opened my new Adobe contributor account, I used the old Yahoo email (not the one I'm using to pay for PS and LR)
When I try to "manage my Adobe ID" (upper left menu) to switch to my Gmail account (the one I use to pay for PS and LR), I am told that my Fotolia account is "already in use". See the attachment.

Is there an advantage for FT/AS contributors to use the account used to pay for LR and PS?
If yes, can you explain why and let me know how to re-sync my second, active, Adobe ID to my Fotolia account?

Thanks.

The only advantage I can think of to using the Adobe ID associated with your Creative Cloud membership is that you can upload directly through Lightroom and Bridge. Another benefit is that you won't need to log out and back in when going from processing your work to working in the portal. I'm learning first hand this can get a bit confusing but as with anything, over time it will become second nature.

Unfortunately, once you sync your account with an Adobe ID you can't switch it to a different ID or re-sync.

-Mat

I see.
Then is there a way to be able to cancel my existing cloud subscription and re-subscribe with the old Adobe ID, while maintaining the same cost structure I already signup for?

That's a great question. Unfortunately I'm not qualified to answer it. You will need to check with Adobe Customer Support directly for any Creative Cloud questions. Sorry about that.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Stockmaan on September 20, 2016, 13:40
Mat, I can't sync account. What can I do?

My screenshot with problem is below.

thnx
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Shelma1 on September 20, 2016, 13:42
I see you still require vectors to be zipped with a jpg. Annoying.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 13:46
Mat, I can't sync account. What can I do?

My screenshot with problem is below.

thnx

You might need to reset your password at Fotolia. Be sure it meets the criteria I mentioned in the thread above. I have to hop on a plane right now so I'll be offline for a bit. If you are still having trouble after resetting your Fotolia password, send me an email directly and I'll ask the team to take a look at your account.

email: [email protected]

Thanks for your patience,

Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Noedelhap on September 20, 2016, 13:51
I have an existing Adobe account for the webstore, should I login with that account to sync my Fotolia portfolio? I can't seem to login with my Fotolia login when signing in on Adobe.

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 20, 2016, 14:32
So what are the benefits if we already upload to Fotolia?
Why should we move to the new site?

Thanks for the great feedback everyone. Keep in mind, this is a beta site so more features will be released as time goes on. Your input it very helpful. Right now, the bulk of the features will benefit contributors new to the submission process. We are working to simplify the upload process for everyone. As the beta site evolves, I expect you will begin to see more and more features that are advantageous to your workflow. If you are content with the Fotolia upload experience, there is no reason for you to change at this time though I still recommend you sync your accounts and take a look.

There are currently several specific features that you may like as existing contributors.

In the Adobe Stock contributor portal you will find the auto-keywording tool which is helpful if you are not adding your metadata in advance.

In addition, you can drag and drop your images into the web uploader which was a feature many have asked for. There is not a limit as to how many images you can drop at once which was another feature requested by many.

Also, something else that will be useful for some of you is that in the portal you can edit the keywords and title of your existing content if necessary.

-Mat

If I understand correctly, you can add/remove keywords and titles from files, that were already accepted and are online? If that is true, I will for sure upload through adobe.stock.

Yep, adding/deleting keywords and changing titles, after acceptance, is now possible! Nice step forward compared with the FT portal!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 20, 2016, 14:45
So what are the benefits if we already upload to Fotolia?
Why should we move to the new site?

Thanks for the great feedback everyone. Keep in mind, this is a beta site so more features will be released as time goes on. Your input it very helpful. Right now, the bulk of the features will benefit contributors new to the submission process. We are working to simplify the upload process for everyone. As the beta site evolves, I expect you will begin to see more and more features that are advantageous to your workflow. If you are content with the Fotolia upload experience, there is no reason for you to change at this time though I still recommend you sync your accounts and take a look.

There are currently several specific features that you may like as existing contributors.

In the Adobe Stock contributor portal you will find the auto-keywording tool which is helpful if you are not adding your metadata in advance.

In addition, you can drag and drop your images into the web uploader which was a feature many have asked for. There is not a limit as to how many images you can drop at once which was another feature requested by many.

Also, something else that will be useful for some of you is that in the portal you can edit the keywords and title of your existing content if necessary.

-Mat

If I understand correctly, you can add/remove keywords and titles from files, that were already accepted and are online? If that is true, I will for sure upload through adobe.stock.

Yep, adding/deleting keywords and changing titles, after acceptance, is now possible! Nice step forward compared with the FT portal!

How do you do that?

Nevermind, I got it...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 15:31
I have an existing Adobe account for the webstore, should I login with that account to sync my Fotolia portfolio? I can't seem to login with my Fotolia login when signing in on Adobe.

@Noedelhap, yes use your existing Adobe ID. Your Fotolia credentials won't work when logging into the Adobe Stock portal.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Rinderart on September 20, 2016, 20:00
Hey Mat....FT is Pumping Man. Big Fan here. great Job.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 20, 2016, 22:15
Hey Mat....FT is Pumping Man. Big Fan here. great Job.

That's great to hear! I expect things to get bigger and better in the coming months. Thanks for your support!

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: BigBubba on September 21, 2016, 01:06
Well, I did it…

But the FAQ is not clear in my opinion

The FAQ says:
"When you sign into the Contributor portal for the first time, you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."

This means that when I sign into the Adobe page I should expect that on this page I will be asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.
But it is not like this.
1) I had to sign into the portal with my Adobe data
2) then, once entered, it is asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.

So the text of the FAQ should be:
"Once you have signed into the Contributor portal for the first time, with your Adobe data, then you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."

God bless you ! and may he rain EL's into your account.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Chichikov on September 21, 2016, 03:28
Well, I did it…

But the FAQ is not clear in my opinion

The FAQ says:
"When you sign into the Contributor portal for the first time, you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."

This means that when I sign into the Adobe page I should expect that on this page I will be asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.
But it is not like this.
1) I had to sign into the portal with my Adobe data
2) then, once entered, it is asked if I am registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site.

So the text of the FAQ should be:
"Once you have signed into the Contributor portal for the first time, with your Adobe data, then you’ll be asked if you are registered as a contributor on the Fotolia site. If so, you will need to enter your Fotolia login and sync your accounts."

God bless you ! and may he rain EL's into your account.

lol, thank you :)

Yes, still in the FAQ it is written: " You can only sync your Fotolia account to the Adobe Stock Contributor portal the first time you log in."

For this reason I was not sure to sign into my Adobe account or not.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: hofhoek on September 21, 2016, 06:22
I have an existing Adobe account for the webstore, should I login with that account to sync my Fotolia portfolio? I can't seem to login with my Fotolia login when signing in on Adobe.

@Noedelhap, yes use your existing Adobe ID. Your Fotolia credentials won't work when logging into the Adobe Stock portal.

-Mat

Hi, I quit Fotolia years ago but when I get into Adobe with my Adobe password I have to sign up for a testversion of Adobe sign which ultimately costs $120 a year. Is this correct? The link to this test version doesn't work by the way. What do I do?
Thanks,
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PinHead on September 21, 2016, 07:29
Hi, Mat u should change " rank" types. For pictures should be a certain rank , for video another type of rank and so on...I'm a video contributor and my curent rank it is bronze, i would like to reach the silver " rank"  but I have no chance ...need 706 more sales.
As you already know, video sales are not nearly as frequent as happens to photos.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 21, 2016, 07:32
Hi, I quit Fotolia years ago but when I get into Adobe with my Adobe password I have to sign up for a testversion of Adobe sign which ultimately costs $120 a year. Is this correct? The link to this test version doesn't work by the way. What do I do?
Thanks,

Where do you "get into Adobe"?
Do you want to contribute to Adobe stock? The support files say that:

Quote
Step 1:
Create an account
Submit content on Fotolia.com. And coming soon, submit directly on Adobe Stock or through Lightroom CC and Bridge CC.
Still you could try to sign in here but the upload links redirect to FT (for now):

https://contributor.stock.adobe.com (https://contributor.stock.adobe.com) or https://stock.adobe.com/contributor (https://stock.adobe.com/contributor)
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Open_ on September 21, 2016, 07:37
not much improvement in sales since the new site went online 8)

still waiting for [boost sales] button
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 21, 2016, 10:41
Hi, Mat u should change " rank" types. For pictures should be a certain rank , for video another type of rank and so on...I'm a video contributor and my curent rank it is bronze, i would like to reach the silver " rank"  but I have no chance ...need 706 more sales.
As you already know, video sales are not nearly as frequent as happens to photos.

I think this is already changed. I remember I was about 40-50 points from Gold, sold a video and bam ...Gold status. But I couldn't find exactly how many points a video sale means.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 21, 2016, 10:49
What points? Your level changes, when you reach certain number of downloads. There is no "points"....Maybe 1 video sale counts for more downloads...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MircoV on September 21, 2016, 11:07
I also think that editorial is a important thing. From all top sites adobe/fotolia is only one not offering it. There are lots of people designing editorial pages. Is there any editorial plan?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: etudiante_rapide on September 21, 2016, 12:28
I also think that editorial is a important thing. From all top sites adobe/fotolia is only one not offering it. There are lots of people designing editorial pages. Is there any editorial plan?

good point. i know at least a handful of ss editorial-photogs who are waiting for
someone like stocksy, canva, or adobe to accept editorials
... before they move their large editorial ports to them...
as ss used to be very efficient with editorials ...
but suddenly these past months, it's like wasting energy uploading editorials to ss anymore
for them.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 21, 2016, 12:58
What points? Your level changes, when you reach certain number of downloads. There is no "points"....Maybe 1 video sale counts for more downloads...

You got it!
But the question remains: how many equivalent photo sales is a video sale?

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 21, 2016, 13:11
That question is easily anwserable: Write down your total number of sales, then wait for video sale, check again total number of sales, take away downloads of photos and there you have it...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: DallasP on September 21, 2016, 13:26
Thanks Matt!

Mine worked. I'm not sure now if I should contribute to Fotolia and Adobe Stock (if I ever get to uploading). If I upload to both will the content be duplicated or ...sync across platform? Thanks.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on September 21, 2016, 14:04
That question is easily anwserable: Write down your total number of sales, then wait for video sale, check again total number of sales, take away downloads of photos and there you have it...

Yeah, right. Thanks!
But I prefer the lazy way and ask the forum for this info   :P.
Or maybe we could even get an official clarification since this info is nowhere on the site.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 21, 2016, 18:08
Thanks Matt!

Mine worked. I'm not sure now if I should contribute to Fotolia and Adobe Stock (if I ever get to uploading). If I upload to both will the content be duplicated or ...sync across platform? Thanks.

Yes, it doesn't matter which platform you upload through, your approved content will be online at both Fotolia and Adobe Stock.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 23, 2016, 01:28
Now we have image view count under portfolio thumbs, not just sales. Good idea.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 23, 2016, 02:18
Views have always been there under the image thumbs...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 23, 2016, 02:45
Views have always been there under the image thumbs...
Yes, you are right. I think I confused it with SS, sorry.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: THP Creative on September 23, 2016, 09:34
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: click_click on September 23, 2016, 09:58
Is it fair to ask WHY there need to be two separate sites to handle ONE account?

I haven't done the activation on Adobe yet but I have seen here that apparently there is a limitation on Adobe when it comes to Extended License pricing...? Am I correct that if I submit on Adobe that I can only set the EL to 80 credits max, while on Fotolia I can set it to 100?

First, why is it different?

Secondly, is this the beginning of a planned transition to ONE Adobe account while Fotolia will be shut down in a year or two? Would that mean that this automatically will lead to a new EL pricing?

Again, why two sites to handle one account? It just don't get it. Many questions.

Also the wording to switch to Adobe ("(which we would highly recommend you to do so!)") makes me feel icky.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: sweetgirll on September 23, 2016, 10:00
I signed up and I think my account converted automatically, I can see the TAx form says updated already, so I guess I don't need to do anything....

if we upload to Adobe, does the image appears on Fotolia?

Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 23, 2016, 11:11
I signed up and I think my account converted automatically, I can see the TAx form says updated already, so I guess I don't need to do anything....

if we upload to Adobe, does the image appears on Fotolia?

Your question has been anwsered multiple times in the first two pages....
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 23, 2016, 15:12
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.

@Microstock Man, you can search from within your portfolio at Adobe Stock. The search needs to be through Adobe Stock however and not the portal. The way to do this is to click the "Contributor Account" link at the top then click "See my public profile" in the upper right corner.

From there, any searches you conduct will only produce results from your portfolio.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 23, 2016, 15:21
@click_click Lots of good questions here, thanks for writing. I'll do my best to answer them all for you.


Is it fair to ask WHY there need to be two separate sites to handle ONE account?

You don't need to use the portal. It is a new tool that has been created in an effort to speed up the workflow of contributors but it is not mandatory for you to use. You can continue to use the Fotolia upload process as normal. Your content will still be available through Adobe Stock even if you never visit the Adobe Stock Contributor Portal.

I haven't done the activation on Adobe yet but I have seen here that apparently there is a limitation on Adobe when it comes to Extended License pricing...? Am I correct that if I submit on Adobe that I can only set the EL to 80 credits max, while on Fotolia I can set it to 100?

That is correct. Extended license prices are fixed at $79.99 on Adobe Stock for all contributors except for the Premium collection. The commission rate for all is 33% on these sales. At Fotolia if you are ranked silver or higher you can set your Extended license prices between 30 credits and 100 credits. Your commission is determined by your rank.


First, why is it different?

Are you referring to the Extended License prices? If so, I wasn't involved in those discussions so I can't be sure. I can see why it would be beneficial from a customers perspective to have a more consistent price structure across the system on content.

Secondly, is this the beginning of a planned transition to ONE Adobe account while Fotolia will be shut down in a year or two? Would that mean that this automatically will lead to a new EL pricing?

Not to my knowledge. Fotolia is still the #1 agency in Europe providing great service to a large customer base. Both sites are running independently of each other so as a contributor you get the advantages of both agencies.

Again, why two sites to handle one account? It just don't get it. Many questions.

See my answer above.

Also the wording to switch to Adobe ("(which we would highly recommend you to do so!)") makes me feel icky.
[/quote]


I think the quote you are referencing was regarding the sync process when you first sign in to the contributor portal. If you don't sync your Adobe ID to your Fotolia account the system will create a new account for you and you will be starting fresh at Adobe Stock. Your stats and rank will not carry over. Since you can only sync on the first visit I felt it was important to emphasize the importance.

Thanks again for the questions,

Mat Hayward
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Pablito on September 24, 2016, 02:27
Hi Matt:

Thank you for that info.
You say: "Since you can only sync on the first visit I felt it was important to emphasize the importance."

You are talking about syncing and retaining and losing rank - first I've heard about that, so could you explain exactly the process, as you say it has to be done right first time.

So; I contribute to fotolia directly on the fotolia site. I have an Adobe ID because I have bought plenty of Adobe software.

Do I now go to: https://contributor.stock.adobe.com/  ?
It says "Contribute Now (beta)" and "sign in with Abobe account"

Is this the place to be to do this syncing?

I don't want to go further at this stage before knowing exactly what will happen

Will there be a place to request syncing of fotolia account? Is it obvious?

Cheers, Pablito
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 24, 2016, 12:02
Hi Matt:

Thank you for that info.
You say: "Since you can only sync on the first visit I felt it was important to emphasize the importance."

You are talking about syncing and retaining and losing rank - first I've heard about that, so could you explain exactly the process, as you say it has to be done right first time.

So; I contribute to fotolia directly on the fotolia site. I have an Adobe ID because I have bought plenty of Adobe software.

Do I now go to: https://contributor.stock.adobe.com/  ?
It says "Contribute Now (beta)" and "sign in with Abobe account"

Is this the place to be to do this syncing?

I don't want to go further at this stage before knowing exactly what will happen

Will there be a place to request syncing of fotolia account? Is it obvious?

Cheers, Pablito

Yes, you will be prompted to sync your Adobe ID with your Fotolia ID when you first sign in to contributor.adobe.com. If the email address on your Adobe ID is the same as what is in your Fotolia profile and you have created only one Fotolia account this process will be automatic and is required. If your email address is different however, once you log in you will be asked if you are already an existing Fotolia contributor. Select yes, then enter your Fotolia login name and password. At that point you should be all set.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: THP Creative on September 24, 2016, 17:22
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.

@Microstock Man, you can search from within your portfolio at Adobe Stock. The search needs to be through Adobe Stock however and not the portal. The way to do this is to click the "Contributor Account" link at the top then click "See my public profile" in the upper right corner.

From there, any searches you conduct will only produce results from your portfolio.

-Mat

Hey Matt,

Thanks for answering everybody's posts.

However, I think you missed a key part of my post. You are indeed correct that from Adobe Stock you can search a users portfolio (which I had already done before making my post).

However, unless I am missing something, from viewing the user's portfolio in this way there is no way to then edit a file's details. I can license my own image etc etc, but can't edit it.

Thats what I am wanting - a way to search my portfolio for a specific file AND then edit that file.

If that exists already please tell me how to do it. If it doesn't exist, I think its a pretty vital feature that is missing.

Thanks Matt.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PhotoBomb on September 24, 2016, 18:28
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.

@Microstock Man, you can search from within your portfolio at Adobe Stock. The search needs to be through Adobe Stock however and not the portal. The way to do this is to click the "Contributor Account" link at the top then click "See my public profile" in the upper right corner.

From there, any searches you conduct will only produce results from your portfolio.

-Mat

Hey Matt,

Thanks for answering everybody's posts.

However, I think you missed a key part of my post. You are indeed correct that from Adobe Stock you can search a users portfolio (which I had already done before making my post).

However, unless I am missing something, from viewing the user's portfolio in this way there is no way to then edit a file's details. I can license my own image etc etc, but can't edit it.

Thats what I am wanting - a way to search my portfolio for a specific file AND then edit that file.

If that exists already please tell me how to do it. If it doesn't exist, I think its a pretty vital feature that is missing.

Thanks Matt.

Yes you can from your portfolio.

Title and Keywords can be edited - just click on the field and the edit function becomes active.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: BD on September 24, 2016, 23:27
Hi Mat,

Thanks for staying in contact with us and answering our questions. However, I am very concerned about this issue:
http://www.microstockgroup.com/general-stock-discussion/be-careful-to-an-illegal-free-stock/msg465076/ (http://www.microstockgroup.com/general-stock-discussion/be-careful-to-an-illegal-free-stock/msg465076/)

All of Adobe/Fotolia licenses restrict sharing the purchased files with any other person or entity or post the Work online in a downloadable format whether it is for sale or for free. I was about to email Fotolia legal because I saw my image on this site giving away our images for free, but someone posted that they are using Fotolia API. Is there any way you could pass this along? I'm sure Fotolia/Adobe isn't knowingly allowing this.

Thank you
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: hofhoek on September 25, 2016, 04:53
Hi, I quit Fotolia years ago but when I get into Adobe with my Adobe password I have to sign up for a testversion of Adobe sign which ultimately costs $120 a year. Is this correct? The link to this test version doesn't work by the way. What do I do?
Thanks,

Where do you "get into Adobe"?
Do you want to contribute to Adobe stock? The support files say that:

Quote
Step 1:
Create an account
Submit content on Fotolia.com. And coming soon, submit directly on Adobe Stock or through Lightroom CC and Bridge CC.
Still you could try to sign in here but the upload links redirect to FT (for now):

https://contributor.stock.adobe.com (https://contributor.stock.adobe.com) or https://stock.adobe.com/contributor (https://stock.adobe.com/contributor)


Hi, I got in Thursday with my adobe passwords etc and I uploaded about 40images. I sold one yesterday. What I don't understand is the price structure. I see that images are for sale for 9.99 or 59.99 and I earned 0.60 with my sale. Can  anyone explain what happened?
Thanks
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on September 25, 2016, 05:55
Hi, I got in Thursday with my adobe passwords etc and I uploaded about 40images. I sold one yesterday. What I don't understand is the price structure. I see that images are for sale for 9.99 or 59.99 and I earned 0.60 with my sale. Can  anyone explain what happened?
Thanks
As I know, sales come from both sites and are mirrored on both sites. There is no way for us to know what price structure they were sold with and on which site.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: hofhoek on September 25, 2016, 06:36
Hi, I got in Thursday with my adobe passwords etc and I uploaded about 40images. I sold one yesterday. What I don't understand is the price structure. I see that images are for sale for 9.99 or 59.99 and I earned 0.60 with my sale. Can  anyone explain what happened?
Thanks
As I know, sales come from both sites and are mirrored on both sites. There is no way for us to know what price structure they were sold with and on which site.

Thanks. I guess it must have been fotolia. The earnings at Fotolia turned out so bad after a while that I quit after about 6 years. This is slightly better as it used to. No views on my other images though. It could also be an encouragement sale like 'Go on, post more'. We'll see how it turns out.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: SergeStudio on September 25, 2016, 11:20
Small sympathetic attention:
When keywording, the program detects alphabetical order and report it
(straight out of Lightroom for example).

I did the stupidity in my first loads.
Now that we can change ...
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: click_click on September 25, 2016, 11:33
@click_click Lots of good questions here, thanks for writing. I'll do my best to answer them all for you.


Is it fair to ask WHY there need to be two separate sites to handle ONE account?

You don't need to use the portal. It is a new tool that has been created in an effort to speed up the workflow of contributors but it is not mandatory for you to use. You can continue to use the Fotolia upload process as normal. Your content will still be available through Adobe Stock even if you never visit the Adobe Stock Contributor Portal.

I haven't done the activation on Adobe yet but I have seen here that apparently there is a limitation on Adobe when it comes to Extended License pricing...? Am I correct that if I submit on Adobe that I can only set the EL to 80 credits max, while on Fotolia I can set it to 100?

That is correct. Extended license prices are fixed at $79.99 on Adobe Stock for all contributors except for the Premium collection. The commission rate for all is 33% on these sales. At Fotolia if you are ranked silver or higher you can set your Extended license prices between 30 credits and 100 credits. Your commission is determined by your rank.


First, why is it different?

Are you referring to the Extended License prices? If so, I wasn't involved in those discussions so I can't be sure. I can see why it would be beneficial from a customers perspective to have a more consistent price structure across the system on content.

Secondly, is this the beginning of a planned transition to ONE Adobe account while Fotolia will be shut down in a year or two? Would that mean that this automatically will lead to a new EL pricing?

Not to my knowledge. Fotolia is still the #1 agency in Europe providing great service to a large customer base. Both sites are running independently of each other so as a contributor you get the advantages of both agencies.

Again, why two sites to handle one account? It just don't get it. Many questions.

See my answer above.

Also the wording to switch to Adobe ("(which we would highly recommend you to do so!)") makes me feel icky.


I think the quote you are referencing was regarding the sync process when you first sign in to the contributor portal. If you don't sync your Adobe ID to your Fotolia account the system will create a new account for you and you will be starting fresh at Adobe Stock. Your stats and rank will not carry over. Since you can only sync on the first visit I felt it was important to emphasize the importance.

Thanks again for the questions,

Mat Hayward
Thanks Mat for taking the time to answer my questions.

Regarding my question regarding the different EL prices on Fotolia and Adobe.
As you have mentioned from a buyer's point of view it would make more sense to be consistent as it is ONE collection which is accessible on two completely different domain names. I would expect Adobe to be quite aware of such a discrepancy - hence the follow up question if this is an indication that eventually one site (I would assume Fotolia) would be shut down just so that the one collection can only be accessed through Adobe at one price point without any confusion.

I don't want to see Fotolia go away, I just don't get the one collection,  two sites (and price points) decision.

Just my two cents.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: ccbcc on September 26, 2016, 05:36
Hi Mat,

Great stuff!

I have two suggestions:
- automatic payout at the end of the month
- some kind of discount for Creative Cloud subscription for contributors ;-)

Nice to see an actual person from Adobe/Fotolia here.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: KuriousKat on September 26, 2016, 16:48
I synced my account yesterday and all went smoothly.

However, I notice that today I'm getting 20c commission on some sales? What happened? I thought there was a minimum guarantee applicable 'to make sure contributors are always fairly compensated, whatever the price is' (she quotes with tongue firmly planted in cheek).

Did something change with the Adobe sign up?

EDIT:

Oh, I just checked on my Fotolia page, and it appears I was paid the correct amount. You may wish to get your Adobe email amended, as that is showing a lower amount.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 26, 2016, 16:59
I synced my account yesterday and all went smoothly.

However, I notice that today I'm getting 20c commission on some sales? What happened? I thought there was a minimum guarantee applicable 'to make sure contributors are always fairly compensated, whatever the price is' (she quotes with tongue firmly planted in cheek).

Did something change with the Adobe sign up?

EDIT:

Oh, I just checked on my Fotolia page, and it appears I was paid the correct amount. You may wish to get your Adobe email amended, as that is showing a lower amount.

@KuriousKat will you please forward the notification email you received to me so I can review it.

email: [email protected]

Thanks,

Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: KuriousKat on September 27, 2016, 04:10
I synced my account yesterday and all went smoothly.

However, I notice that today I'm getting 20c commission on some sales? What happened? I thought there was a minimum guarantee applicable 'to make sure contributors are always fairly compensated, whatever the price is' (she quotes with tongue firmly planted in cheek).

Did something change with the Adobe sign up?

EDIT:

Oh, I just checked on my Fotolia page, and it appears I was paid the correct amount. You may wish to get your Adobe email amended, as that is showing a lower amount.

@KuriousKat will you please forward the notification email you received to me so I can review it.

email: [email protected]

Thanks,

Mat

Apologies, Mat - I think this is my error, and the 20c is actually £0.20. A credit of 27c is actually £0.20 when converted at your rate of 0.75 per credit. Somehow it looks terribly low to see the rate in GBP!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Pauws99 on September 27, 2016, 04:14
I synced my account yesterday and all went smoothly.

However, I notice that today I'm getting 20c commission on some sales? What happened? I thought there was a minimum guarantee applicable 'to make sure contributors are always fairly compensated, whatever the price is' (she quotes with tongue firmly planted in cheek).

Did something change with the Adobe sign up?

EDIT:

Oh, I just checked on my Fotolia page, and it appears I was paid the correct amount. You may wish to get your Adobe email amended, as that is showing a lower amount.

@KuriousKat will you please forward the notification email you received to me so I can review it.

email: [email protected]

Thanks,

Mat

Apologies, Mat - I think this is my error, and the 20c is actually £0.20. A credit of 27c is actually £0.20 when converted at your rate of 0.75 per credit. Somehow it looks terribly low to see the rate in GBP!
its confusing sometimes its £ sometimes its credits  ::)
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: THP Creative on September 27, 2016, 10:07
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.

@Microstock Man, you can search from within your portfolio at Adobe Stock. The search needs to be through Adobe Stock however and not the portal. The way to do this is to click the "Contributor Account" link at the top then click "See my public profile" in the upper right corner.

From there, any searches you conduct will only produce results from your portfolio.

-Mat

Hey Matt,

Thanks for answering everybody's posts.

However, I think you missed a key part of my post. You are indeed correct that from Adobe Stock you can search a users portfolio (which I had already done before making my post).

However, unless I am missing something, from viewing the user's portfolio in this way there is no way to then edit a file's details. I can license my own image etc etc, but can't edit it.

Thats what I am wanting - a way to search my portfolio for a specific file AND then edit that file.

If that exists already please tell me how to do it. If it doesn't exist, I think its a pretty vital feature that is missing.

Thanks Matt.

Yes you can from your portfolio.

Title and Keywords can be edited - just click on the field and the edit function becomes active.

Photobomb - can you explain more? So you're saying after SEARCHING FOR A PARTICULAR FILE, which Matt says has to be done through the customer facing portal, that I can edit it? I have just tried and clicked everywhere and still can't see a way to edit my files details?

I get that I can can scroll through endless pages in my account page, but I need to be able to SEARCH for a file first, then edit it. Thats what I am missing.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PhotoBomb on September 27, 2016, 10:39
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.

@Microstock Man, you can search from within your portfolio at Adobe Stock. The search needs to be through Adobe Stock however and not the portal. The way to do this is to click the "Contributor Account" link at the top then click "See my public profile" in the upper right corner.

From there, any searches you conduct will only produce results from your portfolio.

-Mat

Hey Matt,

Thanks for answering everybody's posts.

However, I think you missed a key part of my post. You are indeed correct that from Adobe Stock you can search a users portfolio (which I had already done before making my post).

However, unless I am missing something, from viewing the user's portfolio in this way there is no way to then edit a file's details. I can license my own image etc etc, but can't edit it.

Thats what I am wanting - a way to search my portfolio for a specific file AND then edit that file.

If that exists already please tell me how to do it. If it doesn't exist, I think its a pretty vital feature that is missing.

Thanks Matt.

Yes you can from your portfolio.

Title and Keywords can be edited - just click on the field and the edit function becomes active.

Photobomb - can you explain more? So you're saying after SEARCHING FOR A PARTICULAR FILE, which Matt says has to be done through the customer facing portal, that I can edit it? I have just tried and clicked everywhere and still can't see a way to edit my files details?

I get that I can can scroll through endless pages in my account page, but I need to be able to SEARCH for a file first, then edit it. Thats what I am missing.

You are correct that you can only edit through your account page. You can't search your portfolio, you'd have to scroll through them to get to the image you need to edit. Sorry if it was confusing.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: THP Creative on September 27, 2016, 19:21
Hey Matt,

I can't seem to find a way to sort my portfolio on Adobe Stock. Eg: I want to find a specific file in my thousands of online files, I need to go through each page at the moment - correct?

I think we really need the ability to search within a portfolio by keyword, id number etc, and then be able to link from the search results to an image asset page where we can edit it if we need to.

I think for me this is the number 1 thing I would like to see at the moment.

Cheers.

@Microstock Man, you can search from within your portfolio at Adobe Stock. The search needs to be through Adobe Stock however and not the portal. The way to do this is to click the "Contributor Account" link at the top then click "See my public profile" in the upper right corner.

From there, any searches you conduct will only produce results from your portfolio.

-Mat

Hey Matt,

Thanks for answering everybody's posts.

However, I think you missed a key part of my post. You are indeed correct that from Adobe Stock you can search a users portfolio (which I had already done before making my post).

However, unless I am missing something, from viewing the user's portfolio in this way there is no way to then edit a file's details. I can license my own image etc etc, but can't edit it.

Thats what I am wanting - a way to search my portfolio for a specific file AND then edit that file.

If that exists already please tell me how to do it. If it doesn't exist, I think its a pretty vital feature that is missing.

Thanks Matt.

Yes you can from your portfolio.

Title and Keywords can be edited - just click on the field and the edit function becomes active.

Photobomb - can you explain more? So you're saying after SEARCHING FOR A PARTICULAR FILE, which Matt says has to be done through the customer facing portal, that I can edit it? I have just tried and clicked everywhere and still can't see a way to edit my files details?

I get that I can can scroll through endless pages in my account page, but I need to be able to SEARCH for a file first, then edit it. Thats what I am missing.

You are correct that you can only edit through your account page. You can't search your portfolio, you'd have to scroll through them to get to the image you need to edit. Sorry if it was confusing.

Ok thanks for clarifying, thought I might have missed something.

MATT - Can you please comment on this, this is surely a feature that would assist us greatly to maintain our portfolio (the ability to SEARCH and then edit from searching our portfolio, NOT scrolling through endless pages).

Cheers
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on September 28, 2016, 01:42
I have a proposal for a new search "tab". Right now there are: Newest, Price, Popularity, Relevance, Downloads, Undiscovered. I think it would be good if there was also "Random" tab, I think lots of files would have a better chance to be found with this option....
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Luuk on September 29, 2016, 10:50
I am trying to sync, but the page just refreshes and comes up again blank.
I already have an adobe cc account, but it doesn't seem to accept my fotolia login - also, to be sure - I changed my password on fotolia, didn't have success with that either.

And, btw, the login is pretty much insecure: the browser address shows the username and password unprotected when submitting: https://contributor.stock.adobe.com/nl/onboarding/sync-fotolia-2?username=******&password=***** (the * are your current fotolia username and password)

Edit: I always use google chrome on my mac, just tried with safari, now everything went ok and I am synced, so maybe this can help if you run into problems like I did.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on September 29, 2016, 18:13
I am trying to sync, but the page just refreshes and comes up again blank.
I already have an adobe cc account, but it doesn't seem to accept my fotolia login - also, to be sure - I changed my password on fotolia, didn't have success with that either.

And, btw, the login is pretty much insecure: the browser address shows the username and password unprotected when submitting: https://contributor.stock.adobe.com/nl/onboarding/sync-fotolia-2?username=******&password=***** (the * are your current fotolia username and password)

Edit: I always use google chrome on my mac, just tried with safari, now everything went ok and I am synced, so maybe this can help if you run into problems like I did.

Thanks for the detailed feedback. That's very helpful. I shared your comments with the team. It sounds like that link you referenced is not ours. The issue appears to be associated with a password auto-fill plugin you may have installed in Chrome. I'm glad that switching browsers resulted in success for you.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: dpimborough on September 30, 2016, 03:42
A search function on the contributor portfolio would be very useful for searching for images and identifying missing images
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Steveball on October 12, 2016, 07:41
I tried to sign in to the Adobe contributor site to sync with Fotolia (after changing my password) and  I get the following error message:

Access Denied
You are not eligible to use this product or service due to the Service Eligibility Requirements. Learn more

I clicked 'learn more' but the linked page reverts to the 'access denied' page after about 4 seconds!

Any help appreciated.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Steveball on October 13, 2016, 09:37
Panic over, it worked!
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: hamikus01 on October 14, 2016, 02:37
Hi,

Is it necessary to connect my Fotolia account with Adobe stock? Is possible to increase sales on Fotolia? Are my pictures after upload to Fotolia automatically also on Adobe stock for sale, even though I have not both accounts linked with each other ?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: MatHayward on October 14, 2016, 09:10
Hi,

Is it necessary to connect my Fotolia account with Adobe stock? Is possible to increase sales on Fotolia? Are my pictures after upload to Fotolia automatically also on Adobe stock for sale, even though I have not both accounts linked with each other ?

Hello @hamik,

No, it is not necessary to link accounts. If you had an existing Fotolia account prior to the launch of the portal you can continue to manage your account as normal through Fotolia. All of your approved content is mirrored at an Adobe Stock portfolio as well.

-Mat
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: sweetgirll on October 14, 2016, 14:23
Can I upload only to Adobe and have it not appear on Fotolia?
Or if I delete a file from Fotolia, does it automatically deletes from Fotolia?

I'm trying to understand how much one site mirrors another.

For instance, if I just want to upload files to Adobe, and not Fotolia, is that possible?

Monica
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: douglas on October 15, 2016, 06:00
Has there been a major change in keywording on the Adobe Stock site?
 
I have some images which a buyer is only likely to be interested in because of the geographical location.  Taking one town name (non-English) and searching on Fotolia returns 10 images with four of mine first.  Searching with the same town name on Adobe Stock returns no images though they are accessible on that site via other keywords.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: lostintimeline on October 15, 2016, 18:49
i sent my id details  and one photo for review but i still havent heardl anything from them.how long does the reviewing process takes?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Lana on October 19, 2016, 15:39
Question about the possibility to edit keywords on Adobe site - I added new keywords to one of the images on Adobe, but when I check this file on Fotolia the keywords are not updated.
Does this tool only apply to the search engine of Adobe then?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: beketoff on October 20, 2016, 05:15
I noticed today that when you select several images with the same embedded keywords, you cannot edit them (prioritize) in batch, which was possible just few days ago. All other metadata (titles, categories, etc.) are editable in batch. Do you experience the same thing?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PureArt on October 21, 2016, 11:26
Is Adobe Stock website down now?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PhotoBomb on October 21, 2016, 11:35
Down Here -  West Coast US

So are SS and BS
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dreamframer on October 22, 2016, 14:57
I'm just curious, since the sales report between Fotolia and Adobe Stock is synced, can you actually see where the file was sold?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dumc on October 22, 2016, 17:05
No
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: lostintimeline on October 22, 2016, 18:13
what about rejections? fotolia unfo like to rejects a lot and ev sometimes.is it the same with adobe? still waiting for my 1 pic to getit reviewed grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PureArt on October 26, 2016, 07:12
Dear Mat Hayward,

Currently 1 EUR = 0.9 GBP. But when I convert my credits at Fotolia (Adobe Stock) the rate is 0.75. It means: I earn 100 credits = 100 EUR and should get 90 GBP via Paypal, but Fotolia (Adobe Stock) sends me 75 GBP only.

This way all the UK contributors lose 15 GBP from every 100 credits (90 GBP) earned. It is a hidden 17% fee.

Why so? When are you going to fix the rate? Will you update it weekly to reflect the actual rate?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on October 27, 2016, 02:25
Dear Mat Hayward,

Currently 1 EUR = 0.9 GBP. But when I convert my credits at Fotolia (Adobe Stock) the rate is 0.75. It means: I earn 100 credits = 100 EUR and should get 90 GBP via Paypal, but Fotolia (Adobe Stock) sends me 75 GBP only.

This way all the UK contributors lose 15 GBP from every 100 credits (90 GBP) earned. It is a hidden 17% fee.

Why so? When are you going to fix the rate? Will you update it weekly to reflect the actual rate?

I think the rate is just right.
You, UK people don't pay US taxes, don't pay PP fees, you don't pay conversion fees, you BREXIT by ignorance and still you are always the first to complain when you have the impression that you are mistreated.
Do the math again, the honest way this time.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PureArt on October 27, 2016, 08:59
Dodie, if for some reason the moderators will leave your post here I will answer you in detail.

In short: I guess your country does not have a 0% "US tax treaty" agreement, but why do you think it is my personal fault? Am I a prime minister, president or king of your country (wherever you live)?
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: gyllens on October 27, 2016, 09:12
The adobe/Ft partnership is great and I have no complaints. At the moment it seems that subs are being pushed all the way. Wouldnt it be a better idea to promote credit sales more on one of the sites?

Just an observation really.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on October 27, 2016, 11:45
Dodie, if for some reason the moderators will leave your post here I will answer you in detail.

In short: I guess your country does not have a 0% "US tax treaty" agreement, but why do you think it is my personal fault? Am I a prime minister, president or king of your country (wherever you live)?

Thanks God, you are not the moderator, I bet you would delete anyone who contradicts you.
First, this is an independent forum and I don't think I said anything unjust.
Second,
We are all paid in the same currency by other agencies and nobody ever wanted to change it. I could understand your demand to FT to do the same thing but asking for a raise for just one category looks somewhat strange.

I never heard anyone from the US complaining that € is stronger than $ and they want to be paid more. So, as you see, this has nothing to do with governments and kings but with your attitude.

And yes, we do have a treaty with the US, well, not 0% but 10% but that is not the point here.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PureArt on October 27, 2016, 13:35
Thanks God, you are not the moderator, I bet you would delete anyone who contradicts you.
First, this is an independent forum

Dodie,

One guy here (don't remember his nickname, it starts with "C") wrote to me here a lot of bull***t, he blamed me for BREXIT and told a lot of inadequate things. His post was removed by the moderators. So, as you see, this is an independent forum, right, but you should not say some things anyway.

And when his post was deleted you wrote a similar text. Yes, your text is much more correct. But still its a reflection of your problems.

Why did you wrote it? Answer honestly. To help me? No way! :D You wrote it, because you wanted to tell something bad about UK people, BREXIT etc. and finally you found a possibility to say that. Right? Now you feel better. ::) But... only for a short period of time.

Quote from: Dodie
and I don't think I said anything unjust.

So, you consider this:

Quote from: Dodie
You, UK people don't pay US taxes, don't pay PP fees, you don't pay conversion fees, you BREXIT by ignorance and still you are always the first to complain when you have the impression that you are mistreated.

as fair and correct words. ;D And you think that after those words people will consider you as an adequate person. ;D

1. First of all, you are talking to me, not to some abstract "all the UK people". Maybe you have an impression that all the UK people read this forums. No, they are not. Moreover, microstocks are not popular in the UK at all. So, only a few guys from the UK will potentially read your "devastating speech". You are not at TV, not at the Trafalgar Square. You are talking to me here. And, by the way, I did not ask you for any help or answer in any way. I asked Mat Hayward. So, why do you answer at all?!

But... You answered. Even twice. ;D

2. Think: What do you know about me? Am I British? Irish? Welsh? Or maybe I am from Poland or India, but live somewhere in the UK now? There are 850'000 of Polish people and more than 1'000'000 people from India and Pakistan living in the UK now. And lots of people from other countries.

You tell me: "You, UK people." Why?

And how can you tell some thing like this: "you are always the first to complain" about all the people of some country? Isn't it a sort of a chauvinism, nationalism or racism?

And your: "you BREXIT by ignorance" is absolutely neutral, fair and correct of course. ;D All the UK people are ignorant, aha. Thanks God that we have Dodie on this Earth and he is smart and totally perfect. :D And from the height of his position he can judge what country is full of ignorant people. ;)

P.S.
If the moderators will leave this text I may comment the rest of your so-called "answer".
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Dodie on October 27, 2016, 17:01
#PureArt,

Well you are right, I was wrong when I said UK people, I should have said UK contributors but in this context I thought that was clear. As you see, I have a language barrier.

For this I apologize to all UK people.

I think you are exaggerating with the rest. I don't hate anyone, why should I, my brother lives in Ireland. But I do hate politics.

As honestly as I can, I tell you, it was your attitude that made me  write to you.

I don't mind to ask Lief myself to delete my comments (and yours) if that will bring peace to you. Is there any other punishment you see fit to be applied to me for free speech?

About BREXIT, the press did a good job in this regard.

Now that things have degenerated enough here, I don't wish to monopolize this thread any further, so I retire for the night. Have a good night yourself and don't be so sensitive.

Leaf, please delete this passage if you think that is it over offensive.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: Zero Talent on October 27, 2016, 17:33

I never heard anyone from the US complaining that € is stronger than $ and they want to be paid more.


Well ... you are wrong!

There were numerous threads about the shady currency deal FT is running here. Here is the previous example:

http://www.microstockgroup.com/newby-discussion/fotolia-and-the-pound/msg466647/#msg466647 (http://www.microstockgroup.com/newby-discussion/fotolia-and-the-pound/msg466647/#msg466647)



Fotolia is not only a microstock agency but also a currency dealer.

There is no fair justification for keeping the exchange rate at 1 euro = 1 dollar = 0.75 pounds instead of 1 euro = 1.11 dollars = 0.90 pounds

Fotolia has a majority of contributors from US and a majority of sales coming from Europe. Even if European contributors are overpaid when they get sales from US, Fotolia gains, overall, ~10-20% more, by underpaying all these US contributors selling to European customers.

It is obvious that Adobe is more aggressive on the US market than Fotolia (hence the relative growth, compared with other agencies).

By only using the Fotolia vehicle, if the US/Europe sale ratio grows in favor of US, then all the advantage they have by manipulating the currency exchange, might become a loss. They will simply have to pay too much European contributors, without being able to overcompensate by grabbing enough from US contributor's royalties.

That's probably one of the reasons for creating this new Adobe portal: promote it aggressively on the US market

For on-demand sales, Adobe Stock pays a true 33% share of the sale price (probably based on real currency exchange rate). That's the right move, if they want to avoid the above mentioned losses (and it is, obviously, fair, since it doesn't discriminate between contributors, anymore)

On the other hand, their on-going currency manipulation is a strong argument in favor of maintaining Fotolia alive, as long as it remains strong in Europe and the euro continues to be stronger than the dollar. It allows them to continue to grab a nice share from US contributor's royalties and keep a large chunk of it for themselves


In all fairness, Mat is a great guy, maybe the best agency representative! But he and other FT moderators have always avoided a straight answer on this topic.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: PureArt on October 27, 2016, 18:16
... But I do hate politics. ...

I came to a professional forum and asked a question related to royalty (to an official representative of a microstock agency). And I expected a professional answer from him. But 2 members of this "community of professionals" started to discuss BREXIT, "ignorance" etc. in offensive manner.

And the reason is ... "my attitude":

... it was your attitude that made me  write to you. ...

What is wrong with my attitude to get paid in a fair manner? I ask a stock agency to use a real world currency exchange rate. Not some artificial one.

Did I ask to pay fair to me but unfair to other contributors? No. I did not. So why the heck do you guys blame me? I just can not understand. Really.

... I don't mind to ask Lief myself to delete my comments (and yours) if that will bring peace to you. ...

I would like all the Fotolia contributors to be united to ask Adobe to apply a fair currency rate to their "Fotolia credit system". That will benefit all of us. And will bring peace to me.

Unfortunately... (instead of being united) the "professionals" blame one another for no reason.
Title: Re: Adobe Stock Contributor Site now live!
Post by: leaf on October 28, 2016, 05:24
As this topic isn't discussing Adobe stock any more, I've locked it.