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« Reply #25 on: November 17, 2018, 03:28 »
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Tay

« Reply #26 on: November 17, 2018, 05:26 »
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I don't know why people dislike iStock so much, it sells.

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Heh I was making steady 7,000$-8,000 $ per month and then istock replace credit system into subscription, they removed lightboxes and gave one price for all photo sizes. After a few changes my income dropped in just one and a half year into about 1,500$ per month. So yeah, I don't like them

« Reply #27 on: November 17, 2018, 05:36 »
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Yes. Same here and with many former istockers back then.

In the 90s it was common to make 500.000$+ with 1000 images at Gettyimages.

At the beggining of Istock many were in 100.000k $ yearly club with a few thousand images.

People are happy nowadays if they reach 100$ month. How times and mentality of contributors are changing ....who would have thought that.............


I don't know why people dislike iStock so much, it sells.

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Heh I was making steady 7,000$-8,000 $ per month and then istock replace credit system into subscription, they removed lightboxes and gave one price for all photo sizes. After a few changes my income dropped in just one and a half year into about 1,500$ per month. So yeah, I don't like them

« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2018, 06:34 »
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Wow! Have you taken any photo editing service?

WoW! You took your time to start hawking a lame editing service  ;D


« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2018, 09:03 »
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Wow! Have you taken any photo editing service?

WoW! You took your time to start hawking a lame editing service  ;D

Sometimes Editing is required for catch your client eyes.
Really?

derek

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« Reply #30 on: November 17, 2018, 10:41 »
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Everest!  well I have never heard of these kind of amounts!  hehe! they do sound quite impossible! myself in the heyday of Istock made around 6-7000 bucks a month and I thought that was pretty good, nowadays its around 1K/ month and I'm independent there!

However I must say that the actual concept of IStock is far superior to that of SS, the thing that made SS jump ahead is their freaking subscriptions and thats all! and thats also the destroyer!
« Last Edit: November 17, 2018, 10:49 by derek »

« Reply #31 on: November 20, 2018, 08:31 »
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BME :D

« Reply #32 on: November 20, 2018, 09:16 »
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Why ppl love to announce BME?? If you start by earning 25 cents a month, chances are you likely to get your BME often. You know how annoying that is to ppl constantly seeing somebody announcing the so called BME when the fact is you just earned 25 cents more than your previous BME, No one know your BME surmounts to anything and if you dont compare with others than why dont you keep the good news to yourself? Ppl hardly care if you hit your BME or not except yourself!! If you announce the number of dls at least more informative than to hear ppl  jumping with joy hooraying ITs my BME again.

« Reply #33 on: November 20, 2018, 10:02 »
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Everest!  well I have never heard of these kind of amounts!  hehe! they do sound quite impossible! myself in the heyday of Istock made around 6-7000 bucks a month and I thought that was pretty good, nowadays its around 1K/ month and I'm independent there!

However I must say that the actual concept of IStock is far superior to that of SS, the thing that made SS jump ahead is their freaking subscriptions and thats all! and thats also the destroyer!
He said the big number was at Getty Images in the 90s. 100,000K at IStock back in the day was well known for IStock top exclusives.

« Reply #34 on: November 20, 2018, 10:14 »
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Why ppl love to announce BME?? If you start by earning 25 cents a month, chances are you likely to get your BME often. You know how annoying that is to ppl constantly seeing somebody announcing the so called BME when the fact is you just earned 25 cents more than your previous BME, No one know your BME surmounts to anything and if you dont compare with others than why dont you keep the good news to yourself? Ppl hardly care if you hit your BME or not except yourself!! If you announce the number of dls at least more informative than to hear ppl  jumping with joy hooraying ITs my BME again.
Not as annoying as people complaining that their sales have gone down month after month for years on end. It must be really upsetting for you to see people sharing their good news. If you don't like people contributing to forums perhaps this is not the right place for you.

« Reply #35 on: November 20, 2018, 10:41 »
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if announcing the good news is less annoying than reporting the bad news. perhaps this is not the right place for you? By your logic,  if ppl who stating BME are considered as contributing to the forum, then what makes those who reporting their poor sales not in the same contributing to the forum group? By the way, i never said I dont like people who contribute to the forum. You put the words in my mouth.

« Reply #36 on: November 20, 2018, 11:24 »
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if announcing the good news is less annoying than reporting the bad news. perhaps this is not the right place for you? By your logic,  if ppl who stating BME are considered as contributing to the forum, then what makes those who reporting their poor sales not in the same contributing to the forum group? By the way, i never said I dont like people who contribute to the forum. You put the words in my mouth.
I like people contributing to forums whatever they say.  You appear to only want those people who report things in line with your criteria and preferences. I didn't say anything about you not liking people just not liking it when people contribute to the forum.

« Reply #37 on: November 20, 2018, 12:43 »
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I suppose with a lot of posters being anonymous it took some of the luster off of celebrating BMEs too.

« Reply #38 on: November 20, 2018, 19:11 »
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I'm a new (August) Istock contributor, and on my account management page I showed 34 downloads through the month of October, yet when I go to Royalties page, it says I have none.  This is the 20th of November. 

Can someone explain what's happening?

Thanks,

« Reply #39 on: November 20, 2018, 21:35 »
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Im also new to iStock and also got a few downloads and it shows 0 next to the pricing.

I'm a new (August) Istock contributor, and on my account management page I showed 34 downloads through the month of October, yet when I go to Royalties page, it says I have none.  This is the 20th of November. 

Can someone explain what's happening?

Thanks,

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