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« on: March 25, 2018, 23:33 »
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Has anyone made any sales this year (2018) at Picfair?


« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2018, 00:56 »
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When they started I had enough regular sales with them, not a lot but 1 or 2 every month, this for almost one year. Then the sales have become less and less over time.
Now they are closer to 1 or 2 every year

I continue to upload to them just because it is simple. I am not sure that I am doing a right thing.

« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2018, 04:19 »
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Dead for a year.

« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2018, 22:35 »
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I started selling on Picfair this January and have had 2 sales since then.

« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2018, 00:21 »
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2018, 11:42 »
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A couple. Easy upload, so at this stage I'll keep trying.

« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2018, 14:39 »
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I never had a sale at Picfair so I quit.

« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2018, 10:31 »
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I just made a 200 sale through Picfair Enterprise. Nearly spat my coffee out.

« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2018, 15:32 »
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1300 images and a year and half...Zero sales...total loser.

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« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2018, 08:01 »
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Had my first sale on Picfair after 6 months...for $20 net so not bad.

ShadySue

« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2018, 08:16 »
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I just looked at that site for the first time, so searched an area I'm very familiar with.
Really nice photos, but a lot are marked 'commercial', which almost certainly don't have releases.

Oh, I see that they have three categories:
Editorial & Personal Licence
Editorial use - print, online, and broadcast; personal use.
 
Commercial Licence
Editorial use; personal use; promotional and marketing use; advertorial and social media.
 
Advertising Licence
Print advertising, out-of-home advertising, broadcast advertising, & display advertising; merchandising and retail product packaging.
Licences are allocated after the images have gone through our three-stage moderation process, which usually takes one working day.

Hmmm, wonder how legally 'safe' these commerical uses are for unreleased property?
(That said, I've had sales on Alamy of marked 'unreleased' images specifically for '...marketing: excludes advertising...' which I don't pretend to understand.)

I see Picfair says, "Licences are allocated after the images have gone through our three-stage moderation process, which usually takes one working day.
Contributors agree to the relevant contributor agreements for all three types of licence upon upload, so that when the licence is allocated, images are available to license straight away. "


I haven't looked at their contract, but it looks from the above that they must be assuming responsibility for any legal issues. I'd want to be extremely sure about that via their contract, though.

« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2018, 20:08 »
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They have Picfair Plus now where you can set up your own store and sell downloads (commercial and editorial) for 50.-/year, https://www.picfair.com/plus

« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2019, 16:00 »
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2 months with them with small port, no sales yet

« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2019, 16:53 »
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I had about 1200 images on them. I got one sale in two years. Pull all the images last year. 

« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2019, 16:56 »
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I had about 1200 images on them. I got one sale in two years. Pull all the images last year.
Did you have regular "views"?

« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2019, 17:09 »
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I don't think I had many views but can't really remember.

« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2019, 17:21 »
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I had about 1200 images on them. I got one sale in two years. Pull all the images last year.

Same here.


PZF

« Reply #17 on: July 01, 2019, 10:30 »
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Just got a survey from them. Even that didn't work!
Waste of time!
:(

« Reply #18 on: July 01, 2019, 11:00 »
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I decided to take the time and honestly respond to the survey.
It could not be completed, it did not work.
I email them and they know corrected.
What is not "corrected" is that i still have zero sales there.
828 pics, 26.000 views, 13 starred images.

« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2019, 15:41 »
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Any update on the level of sales on this site, has it gained or worsened over time?

« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2019, 16:17 »
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Flat line

« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2019, 01:42 »
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I have got my 2 sales tis year!

« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2019, 03:55 »
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1 sale in October and 1 in November after uploading around 1700 photos over the last 6 months.

Still better thanCanstock :D

The good thing is that as soon as you make a sale you can cash out instead of other agencies BS of making you wait for a payout threshold  :-*

Brasilnut

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« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2019, 03:57 »
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Images: 5,329
Views: 131,526
Sales: 3 for $62 net
How long? After 18 months

Conclusion: Time-wasters 

« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2019, 06:01 »
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Like others I pulled out my port after a year or so of zero sales.


 

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