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Title: Veer closing
Post by: click_click on March 01, 2016, 14:56
On their web site:

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As part of VCG’s purchase of Corbis and partnership with Getty Images, the Veer site is being retired effective March 30th and Veer customers will be transitioned to iStock.
Veer contributor royalties will continue to be paid through standard processes throughout the transition. Following site retirement contributors will be released from contractual obligations with Veer.
Contributors not already submitting to iStock are welcome to apply, here’s how to sign up:
Step 1: Join iStockphoto
Step 2: Choose a Member Name
Step 3: Apply to be an iStockphoto contributor
Please enter the code “VEER” in the “Contributor Invitation Code” field of the application process and the iStock team will expedite your application.
The Veer team would like to thank you for the partnership over the years.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Justanotherphotographer on March 01, 2016, 14:58
Fine. Good. As long as they delete our content that's the best outcome I think.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: marthamarks on March 01, 2016, 15:08
No loss to the world.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Julied83 on March 01, 2016, 15:18
Finally my images will be removed I'm already on istock.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Julied83 on March 01, 2016, 15:19
We will be paid ?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pauws99 on March 01, 2016, 15:27
We will be paid ?
Is the question we are all asking.......
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pixart on March 01, 2016, 15:32
Dashboard was there 2 minutes ago and now it is gone!  They would hate for anyone to screencapture what they are owed!
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PhotoBomb on March 01, 2016, 15:51
Dashboard was there 2 minutes ago and now it is gone!  They would hate for anyone to screencapture what they are owed!

Dashboard is still there for me.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: topol on March 01, 2016, 15:53
The language is not entirely clear to me, and site is gone so... will our content featured on veer be handed over to be licensed by istock???
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Stock Wife on March 01, 2016, 15:57
My take on the language was that the content would not automatically be handed over to iStock- that it would be up to the contributor to put the content on IS.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pauws99 on March 01, 2016, 16:14
The language is not entirely clear to me, and site is gone so... will our content featured on veer be handed over to be licensed by istock???

As I read it no.....you have to apply to become an Istock contributor and MAY be fast tracked...I am on Istock but do have some Veer content that didn't make it on there when their inspection regime was stricter. Surely there can't be many on Veer and not on Istock...why would you do that?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Jo Ann Snover on March 01, 2016, 17:09
The site is back again - the site's been up and down this afternoon. They have some very funny 404 page images, including one of a guy with a skateboard on his head...
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Mona on March 01, 2016, 17:31
Dashboard was there 2 minutes ago and now it is gone!  They would hate for anyone to screencapture what they are owed!

I did. I have a screenshot. They owe me $98.23. :\
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Julied83 on March 01, 2016, 17:34
The owe me only 36$ but it's mine not their money so I want it. I send support tickets but no response or a response withount any answer.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: fotog22 on March 01, 2016, 17:40
Just received this contributor communication from them:

Dear Veer Contributor,

We’d like to provide an update on the VCG acquisition of Corbis (including Veer) and what it means for you as a Veer contributor.

First a quick recap on the key elements of the acquisition:
Corbis has announced the sale of the Corbis Images (excluding Splash), Corbis Motion, and Veer licensing businesses to Unity Glory International, an affiliate of the Visual China Group (VCG), a leading Chinese visual communications and new media business.
Following this transaction, VCG is expanding its longstanding partnership with Getty Images, and, after a transition period, Getty Images will become the exclusive distributor of Corbis content outside China.
What’s next for Veer?
As part of VCG’s purchase of Corbis and expanded partnership with Getty Images, Veer clients will be transitioned to iStock, and the Veer site will be retired on March 30th.
New content submissions to Veer will no longer be accepted as of today.
Royalties will continue to be paid through standard processes throughout the transition period.
Following site retirement you will be released from contractual obligations with Veer.
We will not be migrating any Veer content to iStock. 
If you’re already a contributor to iStock there is no action to take, you will automatically benefit from the client transition.
If you are not currently a contributor to iStock and would like to be, here’s how to sign up:
Step 1: Join iStockphoto: http://www.istockphoto.com/join (http://www.istockphoto.com/join)
Step 2: Choose a Member Name: http://www.istockphoto.com/create_membername.php (http://www.istockphoto.com/create_membername.php)
Step 3: Apply to be an iStockphoto contributor: http://www.istockphoto.com/sell-stock-photos.php (http://www.istockphoto.com/sell-stock-photos.php)
Please enter the code “VEER” in the “Contributor Invitation Code” field of the application process and the iStock team will expedite your application.
The Veer team would like to thank you for the partnership over the years.

The iStock team welcomes all Veer contributors not already working with iStock to sign up and contribute. We are excited to expose your content to more customers.

Sincerely,

The VCG, Corbis/Veer and Getty Images/iStock Content Teams
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Monty-m-gue on March 01, 2016, 17:48
^ no mention there of paying out royalties...
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: fotog22 on March 01, 2016, 17:51
"Royalties will continue to be paid through standard processes throughout the transition period"

I took that to mean that they would be cashing out royalties.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: pixel86 on March 01, 2016, 17:52
^ no mention there of paying out royalties...

"Royalties will continue to be paid through standard processes throughout the transition period."
edit: oops posted at the same time
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: fotog22 on March 01, 2016, 17:54
I emailed in and received this clarification - Your royalty payment will process as normal through the transition. If you have a remaining royalty balance as of March 31st you will be paid out on April 15th, regardless of amount.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Monty-m-gue on March 01, 2016, 17:54
"Royalties will continue to be paid through standard processes throughout the transition period"

I took that to mean that they would be cashing out royalties.

"Standard proccesses" suggests hitting payout threshold, as usual. Not a commitment to releasing accrued royalties.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Monty-m-gue on March 01, 2016, 17:55
I emailed in and received this clarification - Your royalty payment will process as normal through the transition. If you have a remaining royalty balance as of March 31st you will be paid out on April 15th, regardless of amount.

Ah, right. Thanks
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: fotog22 on March 01, 2016, 18:29
For those that want a direct link to the email.

http://app.engage.gettyimages.com/e/es?s=1591793372&e=72607&elq=1cbf1ccaf8a844d49ac3a7b6c071bc96&elqaid=2344&elqat=1&elqTrackId=c081583c3958443ba1ff3bec826dbb26 (http://app.engage.gettyimages.com/e/es?s=1591793372&e=72607&elq=1cbf1ccaf8a844d49ac3a7b6c071bc96&elqaid=2344&elqat=1&elqTrackId=c081583c3958443ba1ff3bec826dbb26)
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Anita Potter on March 01, 2016, 19:20
Well that explains why my request to cancel my account back in December went unanswered.  At least it will be gone and I can be rid of this one.   I won't be moving to iStock.  They didn't want me back in 2010 and I'm not looking to audition so I happily support the disappearance of Veer.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: LDV81 on March 01, 2016, 19:39
and another one bites the dust

I can't see my statistics anymore. They must have had one of the worst, most complicated interfaces in the history of stock photography. It takes so long to find anything if you are not a frequent visitor.
But years ago the sales were ok... they weren't bad back then..
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: marthamarks on March 01, 2016, 19:58
A little history:

I was one of those whom Veer solicited to start a portfolio with them, at a certain payoff (can't remember what it was) per image. 

That original payoff was the most I ever made from Veer. :-)

And I pulled out a couple of years ago when their partner program went off the rails.

As I said earlier… no loss to the world.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: trek on March 01, 2016, 20:49
Hopefully Veer will make sure their partners remove our material too. 
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: sgoodwin4813 on March 01, 2016, 22:38
That's too bad.  I started with them during their "Dash to cash" program - it was nice to get paid just for uploads.  They had about the highest RPDL of any major stock site but hadn't had many sales the past three years or so.  I'm glad to know they will pay out final balances - I have been stuck at around $75 the past couple of months.  Wonder how many more we will lose during 2016?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: aetb on March 02, 2016, 00:26
I'm at 97$... hope I can get to 100$ before the closing !
freaking site stealing our money all the time when closing !
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: freestar2016 on March 02, 2016, 02:21
Was almost dead anyway
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pauws99 on March 02, 2016, 02:23
Anyone with a good word to say not me.....
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: freestar2016 on March 02, 2016, 02:24
Lets hope for the best ..... being sarcastic ....
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: mantered on March 02, 2016, 04:31
I'm stuck at $64 for almost a year .. the sales were non existent.
Today it seems the Veer server is down with an error, probably too many users trying to get their
screenshots :))
As long as they pay the remainder of my earnings I won't loose sleep over the closing. :p
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: eyewave on March 02, 2016, 09:11

As I said earlier… no loss to the world.

...but a $100 loss for me every month :(
Hope the former customers move over to shutterstock rather than to istock
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PixelBytes on March 02, 2016, 12:58
Dashboard was there 2 minutes ago and now it is gone!  They would hate for anyone to screencapture what they are owed!

I did. I have a screenshot. They owe me $98.23. :\

You and me both.  I was so close to a payout.  Now I may not reach it.  Glad to learn they WILL be paying out all unpaid royalties.

I can't say I  am happy about this.  Less competition in the market is not good.  I know Veer hasn't been a good seller, but istock sales are in continous decline and haven't found their bottom.  I very much doubt the 50-70 bucks a month I made on veer will show up on istock or PP.  It's just a little bit less money I'll be making.   Death by a thousand cuts.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Microstockphoto on March 02, 2016, 13:02
you would think that when a company closes doors the client reassesses their needs and budget. it is not a certainty that the client will just obey and move in flocks to istock. they might go with a cheaper option. so the question is, who is the cheapest at this moment in time? shutter adobe dreamstime deposit etc
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pauws99 on March 02, 2016, 13:46
you would think that when a company closes doors the client reassesses their needs and budget. it is not a certainty that the client will just obey and move in flocks to istock. they might go with a cheaper option. so the question is, who is the cheapest at this moment in time? shutter adobe dreamstime deposit etc

I guess its those who have longer term agreements.....I'm not sure what the situation is if they say "no thanks I want a refund."  Mind you if my sales are typical you can get all their clients in a Taxi!
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pixart on March 02, 2016, 15:59
Wouldn't a flurry of credit sales be nice (if they pay on the 15th like they say they will).
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: YadaYadaYada on March 02, 2016, 19:53
Snapshot is closing. Oh that's terrible.

As part of VCG's purchase of Corbis and partnership with Getty Images, we are pleased to welcome all Veer customers to iStock by Getty Images. Effective March 30, the Veer business and website will no longer be accessible and all Veer customers will enjoy the expanded benefits of iStock with a special offer.

Recognizing that you have been a valued Veer customer, we are pleased to offer you 50% off your next purchase at iStock. Simply sign up at iStock.com, visit the Plans & Pricing page, and select the subscription or credit pack of your choice. Enter promo code TTMJG4Z7 for a subscription or VEERmykg76etwc for a credit pack and start downloading today.

We invest heavily in iStock and are confident it will provide you with more choice, value, and benefits, including:

    iStock Essentials, representing 20 million more photos and illustrations than Veer, at even lower prices
    iStock Signature, over 8 million premium images only available from iStock priced at $36 AUD or below
    Credits that never expire and can be used to purchase any content, including millions of video and music files
    No extra charge for higher resolution images or video clips, including 4k video starting at only $65 AUD per clip
    An expanded range of monthly and annual subscription plans starting at just $40 AUD per month for up to 10 Essentials images
    All subscriptions have no daily download limits and rollover of unused images to the next month
    Valuable free access to iStock partner services such as WeTransfer and DropBox

To learn more about the transition to iStock or for additional assistance, please click here.

We are excited to welcome Veer customers to iStock and to help you produce your very best work.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PixelBytes on March 03, 2016, 01:46
Anybody remember back when Corbis was thought to be the main agency keeping Getty from a near monopoly in the stock business?   
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Noedelhap on March 03, 2016, 07:39
Actually, I'm glad they're gone. One of the worst performing sites (19th out of 22 agencies). Sales were nearly non-existent. I registered more than 5 years ago and I never made a payout. They also had issues with keywords being removed or changed randomly, if I recall correctly.

So as long as they pay outstanding royalties, I'm fine with it.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 03, 2016, 08:54
That's 3 agencies gone for me this last two weeks and Veer makes four :D

At least I didn't have to send a delete request and get no reply and no response ;D
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pixart on March 04, 2016, 00:22
Just noticed that my unpaid earnings have been transferred to pending payments.   I thought they were not closing till the end of March?  If we have any sales over the rest of March I wonder if they will even pay them out?  I've already had my one sale for the month of March so chances of it happening again are teeny anyway!  Would like to just see my portfolio removed.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 04, 2016, 05:09
Just noticed that my unpaid earnings have been transferred to pending payments.   I thought they were not closing till the end of March?  If we have any sales over the rest of March I wonder if they will even pay them out?  I've already had my one sale for the month of March so chances of it happening again are teeny anyway!  Would like to just see my portfolio removed.

How did you access that? I keep getting "Server Error in '/' Application.
Runtime Error" when I try to access the Veer site in any way shape or form
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Anita Potter on March 04, 2016, 08:28
I just checked my dashboard which is up for me not sure if it's up for anyone else.  Yes Veer give me my whopping $.43  ;D

Maybe they moved the closing date up which is why everything's gone to pending?  Or they screwed up in the emails and are paying everyone on the 15th of this month?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 04, 2016, 10:34
I managed to log back in again and see the $77 they owed me is now a pending payment  :D
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: mantered on March 04, 2016, 18:39
If you get "Server Error in '/' Application." try logging in through a proxy or anonymize site ;)
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: eyewave on March 05, 2016, 06:50
try logging in through a proxy or anonymize site ;)

Call me stupid, but how do you do that?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: pancaketom on March 05, 2016, 18:55
I got over 1K from their dash for cash and had decent (for me) sales in 2011 and 2012. They have slipped a lot since then. RIP.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Click Images on March 07, 2016, 14:21
Got this email update today.  I think it's pretty much the same information we had previously, with perhaps the added "Royalties will continue to be paid, regardless of amount, through standard processes throughout the transition period"' being new information.  This would be consistent with the movement of royalties moving from "unpaid" to "pending" that many have noted here.



Dear Veer Contributor,

We’d like to provide an update on the VCG acquisition of Corbis (including Veer) and what it means for you as a Veer contributor.

First a quick recap on the key elements of the acquisition:
Corbis has announced the sale of the Corbis Images (excluding Splash), Corbis Motion, and Veer licensing businesses to Unity Glory International, an affiliate of the Visual China Group (VCG), a leading Chinese visual communications and new media business.
Following this transaction, VCG is expanding its longstanding partnership with Getty Images, and, after a transition period, Getty Images will become the exclusive distributor of Corbis content outside China.

What’s next for Veer?
As part of VCG’s purchase of Corbis and expanded partnership with Getty Images, we will be transitioning Veer customers to iStock, and the Veer site will be retired on March 30th.
New content submissions to Veer are no longer being accepted.
Royalties will continue to be paid, regardless of amount, through standard processes throughout the transition period.
Following site retirement you will be released from contractual obligations with Veer.

If you’re already a contributor to iStock there is no additional action to take, you will automatically benefit from this customer transition.
If you are not currently a contributor to iStock and would like to be, here’s how to sign up:
Step 1: Join iStockphoto:  http://www.istockphoto.com/join (http://www.istockphoto.com/join)
Step 2: Choose a Member Name: 
http://www.istockphoto.com/create_membername.php (http://www.istockphoto.com/create_membername.php)
Step 3: Apply to be an iStockphoto contributor:
http://www.istockphoto.com/sell-stock-photos.php (http://www.istockphoto.com/sell-stock-photos.php)
Please enter the code “VEER” in the “Contributor Invitation Code” field of the application process and the iStock team will expedite your application.

The Veer team would like to thank you for the partnership over the years.

The iStock team welcomes all Veer contributors not already working with iStock to sign up and contribute. We are excited to expose your content to more customers.

Sincerely,

The VCG, Corbis/Veer and Getty Images/iStock Content Teams
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: eyewave on March 17, 2016, 02:23
Has anybody got their payout for February yet? I used to get it on the 16th, but today I'm still waiting for +150$ from Jan and Feb
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 17, 2016, 03:56
Has anybody got their payout for February yet? I used to get it on the 16th, but today I'm still waiting for +150$ from Jan and Feb

I had a note on Veer's payment history screen advising payout would be on March  18th
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Dumc on March 17, 2016, 13:28
I dont understand why people are waiting months before requesting payout. If payment is not automated, I request it at the end of every month.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PixelBytes on March 17, 2016, 14:09
I dont understand why people are waiting months before requesting payout. If payment is not automated, I request it at the end of every month.

Yes, at Veer the payment is autimated.  And you have to reach $100. If you are making $100/month at Veer you must be the only one. 
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PhotoBomb on March 17, 2016, 18:51
Has anybody got their payout for February yet? I used to get it on the 16th, but today I'm still waiting for +150$ from Jan and Feb

I already went round and round with Veer on this - Contrary to what their site says all monies will be paid out on or before Apr 15th. There will not be any payments until then, at which time they will pay out everybody whatever they are owed.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: sgoodwin4813 on March 17, 2016, 20:27
Thanks for providing that information.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 19, 2016, 05:20
Well the 18th of March came and went still no sign of any money even though the payout report said payment was scheduled for March 18th :-\
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: pixel86 on March 20, 2016, 16:02
Interesting. I just got an email from Veer, saying they have authorized a $3.50 royalty payment to my paypal account. Since i closed my account years ago, i wonder how they even still have my email or my paypal account. No indication in the email as to when it will show up in my paypal account. I will contact contributor support tomorrow and see what gives.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Mantis on March 20, 2016, 16:18
Well I had nothing to post in this thread until today. I got a payment from Veer, but I never uploaded a thing there. I went to their site and searched my name and found the 10 images I submitted as samples a few years ago. I guess since they approved me those images automatically found their way into the collection.  So $71 for 10 images for three years. I just spent $70 at Costco, so I'm up a buck!!
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dbvirago on March 20, 2016, 16:25
I just got my payout. Far below threshold.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Click Images on March 20, 2016, 16:26
Well I had nothing to post in this thread until today. I got a payment from Veer, but I never uploaded a thing there. I went to their site and searched my name and found the 10 images I submitted as samples a few years ago. I guess since they approved me those images automatically found their way into the collection.  So $71 for 10 images for three years. I just spent $70 at Costco, so I'm up a buck!!

That's funny!  Good return on your investment. 

I got paid too....maybe a trip to Costco is in the cards for me too.

Cheers,
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Jo Ann Snover on March 20, 2016, 16:40
I closed my account with Veer almost two years ago (April 2014) but today I received e-mail saying I'd been paid $17.05 on March 18th.

I don't see anything on PayPal; I don't see any of my images still on Veer (I had checked after I had them close my account but checked again today). I'm assuming it's a mistake, but possibly something came in from a partner site (which begs the question as to why they didn't pay me sooner).

If I don't see anything show up on Monday I write to ContributorHelp to find out
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: NandoPhoto on March 20, 2016, 16:41
I just got my payout. Far below threshold.

Me too. Well, an advice slip that my payout has been authorised anyway. I never requested it, so that's a good sign (I.e.: they are paying what they owe).
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PhotoBomb on March 20, 2016, 16:45
Seriously after telling me that I'd have to wait until Apr 15 for payment I got my Feb Payment today.
They are going to fit in real well with iStock.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: disorderly on March 20, 2016, 16:47
I got the email from Corbis as well, but PayPal doesn't show any payment yet.  Amusingly, I've made two more sales at Veer ($2.65!) since they emptied my account.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Mantis on March 20, 2016, 16:49
No money in my Paypal account either. Probably an "initial notice" and maybe on April 15 we will all be paid.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: w7lwi on March 20, 2016, 17:20
Same e-mail here.  I note it says payment has been "authorized" not actually paid.  It is dated the 18th, which is what they originally said, so it will be interesting to see when the funds actually appear in my PayPal account.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Digital66 on March 20, 2016, 19:33
I closed my account in 2010 and forgot I had a balance.  Got it today.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: ssviluppo on March 21, 2016, 07:27
Yesterday i had the payout notification
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: sweetgirll on March 21, 2016, 10:23
I went to check my Veer account that is collecting dust and cobwebs....

Unpaid earnigns and pending payments show as 0.....However when I look in the tab "Past payments" I can see the last 3 payments,...of which one is    $22.75 (net) on March 18, 2016

I didn't receive any email about payment...
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Noedelhap on March 21, 2016, 12:07
I went to check my Veer account that is collecting dust and cobwebs....

Unpaid earnigns and pending payments show as 0.....However when I look in the tab "Past payments" I can see the last 3 payments,...of which one is    $22.75 (net) on March 18, 2016

I didn't receive any email about payment...


Mine appeared in the Junk folder, so you should check that.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 21, 2016, 14:30
I got emails but no sign of any cash, emailed Veer but no response yet :(
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Jo Ann Snover on March 21, 2016, 17:56
I haven't heard back from Veer Contributor help, but I did just get the money via PayPal. A bit odd that it says it's a 3/18/16 payment but it doesn't show up until the afternoon of 3/21, but I've moved the money to my bank.

I'll post here if I get a reply from Veer as to why my closed account has a balance due.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: pixel86 on March 21, 2016, 18:03
Yeah, just got mine too. A whopping $3.50. I'm rich!
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: fotoroad on March 21, 2016, 18:06
I got my payment also today.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: sweetgirll on March 21, 2016, 18:26
I spoke too soon...

got my payment...22 bucks.

well, end of the year, we have another 1099 to wait for.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: emblem on March 21, 2016, 23:44
Mine came through today...
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Newsfocus1 on March 22, 2016, 06:01
Well that "Dash for Cash" ended up being more like a marathon. Six years after earning around $75 from their 2010 upload bonus promotion I've finally got the money! One EL and 3 or so sub sales in the years since pushed me to less than $2 short of the payout. With hindsight, i don't think Corbis ever really liked or understood the microstock industry. A failed first attempt with the appallingly named Snap Village and then a poor second go with the Veer Marketplace - the budget section of their (rather full of itself) traditional Veer agency. Sadly, few of my images that are accepted and sell on other agencies met the "aesthetic qualities their clients expected". Ditching vital keywords to fit within their Controlled Vocabulary didn't help matters nor did a poorly maintained website which at one point went the best part of a year with a broken uploader. Glad to have my money? Yes. Sorry to see Veer go? No.
That said, spare a thought for those employees at Veer who will no longer have jobs. I have never had anything but friendly and helpful communication with them and back in the day Brian O'Shea did a storming job of helping contributors -both on SV and later Veer. End of an era.....
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Fyletto on March 23, 2016, 03:50
Anyone did not get their payment? Mine (44USD) was due to be paid on the 18th to my Paypal and still nothing... I see all of you have already received your pay. Is there any point in contacting them or they simply do dot react?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: amabu on March 23, 2016, 03:59
I havn't got mine yet either.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: H2O on March 23, 2016, 04:16
Received the payment advice on the 20 March, no payment of $89.83

No payment in my PayPal account

I have written them an email to ask about it

What more can you do!
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: kjorgen on March 23, 2016, 04:21
No payment yet, but I'm not worried.
What I do wonder, is why they didn't wait with all these payments until they actually had closed.
I have a new sale of $1,05 now, and I'm sure I'm not the only one. So much extra work for them!
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Monkeyman on March 23, 2016, 11:14
I got my payout the 18th, but still haven´t received it. Glad to see others have the same problem... guess it will show up eventually then.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: lbarn on March 23, 2016, 11:40
Mine showed up in paypal on the 21st, surprisingly.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PixelBytes on March 23, 2016, 12:55
Mine showed up in paypal on the 21st, surprisingly.

Mine too.  But for some reason I am doing pretty good there this month.  Maybe people using up credits before they close?  They will owe me another payout in April.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Noedelhap on March 23, 2016, 19:43
No payment here.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Microstock Man on March 23, 2016, 20:18
no actual payment, despite getting an invoice sent to me.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: amabu on March 24, 2016, 01:14
Has anybody actually received a payment in March who was below the $100 threshold?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Newsfocus1 on March 24, 2016, 02:30
Has anybody actually received a payment in March who was below the $100 threshold?

Yep. $98 .05 on Monday 21st (Paypal).
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 24, 2016, 06:04
6 days later still no payment despite an email being sent and the automated reply saying they would get back in 1-2 days.

What concerns me is what happens when they close on March 30th?

Is there going to be anyone out there to answer the emails.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dirkr on March 24, 2016, 06:06
Has anybody actually received a payment in March who was below the $100 threshold?

Received mine on March 22. $76,40.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: pixel86 on March 24, 2016, 07:39
Has anybody actually received a payment in March who was below the $100 threshold?

I got a payment a couple of days ago for $3.50. My account there had been closed for at least 2 years. I suspect it is for a sale(s) that came in after I closed my account and has been sitting there all this time.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: KnowYourOnions on March 24, 2016, 07:48
Let's just hope that Revostock's long lists of money owed won't happen here!  :-\
 
http://www.microstockgroup.com/general-stock-video/so-how-much-money-revostock-owe-you-let's-sum-up-the-total/ (http://www.microstockgroup.com/general-stock-video/so-how-much-money-revostock-owe-you-let's-sum-up-the-total/)
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Jo Ann Snover on March 24, 2016, 09:30
Has anybody actually received a payment in March who was below the $100 threshold?

Yes. I did for $17.05. My account had been closed for nearly 2 years and I wasn't aware there was any balance they owed me. I wrote to support but haven't heard anything back.

Edited to add that I heard back from Veer support this afternoon and they said there were royalties earned because files weren't pulled before the payment was processed (and as that was done by Veer for me, not by me, it's something they should have handled). He did apologize for not paying the money owed in 2014.

He also noted that there were some delays "There has been a delay in payments overall due to the transaction size..."
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Noedelhap on March 24, 2016, 18:58
Received my payment today.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Microstock Man on March 24, 2016, 20:06
Just came through now
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: H2O on March 24, 2016, 21:32
$89.83 just been paid
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on March 25, 2016, 03:43
Finally paid March 24th

Time to move on and forget Veer ever existed  8)
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dino on March 25, 2016, 03:54
Got mine $30 also :)
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: LDV81 on March 25, 2016, 04:11
$99.94 received yesterday. It would be a shame to lose it. At least they passed away in good style.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: KnowYourOnions on March 25, 2016, 04:19
$99.94 received yesterday. It would be a shame to lose it. At least they passed away in good style.

LOL
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Dumc on March 25, 2016, 04:43
Got mine too. Yesterday. 3.57$.

It's kind of good that Veer has been closed, otherwise I would probably never reach payout....
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Fyletto on March 25, 2016, 07:38
Yup, it came through yesterday as well...
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: dpimborough on April 03, 2016, 08:04
Now they've gone any chance Veer can be consigned to the Sites that no longer exist section so we can forget they ever existed :D
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: Pauws99 on April 04, 2016, 02:37
Now they've gone any chance Veer can be consigned to the Sites that no longer exist section so we can forget they ever existed :D

I wish I could! Many hours of my life wasted for very little return
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: grumble on April 04, 2016, 03:03
No payment here. About 67$.
More than a week ago got mail, that they can't send to my payoneer asking where to send. Answered with my paypal, and changed account settings to paypal. No answer and no money since then.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: KimsCreativeHub on April 09, 2016, 08:25
Who do I contact, I only got an email customer s get and I had some $ in my account


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Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PhotoBomb on April 09, 2016, 08:32
contributorhelp@veer.com

I was told they are going to pay everyone everything they are owed by the 15 of April.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: KimsCreativeHub on April 09, 2016, 08:33
Thanks.. After all the crazy stunts that co. Have done I'm not as trusting as I once was, thank you


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Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: eyewave on April 27, 2016, 05:09
So I got my payment for Jan/Feb earnings on March 22, but what about March earnings? Has anybody got any information or payment yet?
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PhotoBomb on April 27, 2016, 17:36
I got this from them on the 19th - looks like they missed another deadline.

Hi,
 
We are still working on processing all payments. It’s taking longer than we thought. We hope to have them all out by the end of the week.
 
Grant Potter
Content Manager – Corbis/Veer
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PixelBytes on April 27, 2016, 22:36
I got this from them on the 19th - looks like they missed another deadline.

Hi,
 
We are still working on processing all payments. It’s taking longer than we thought. We hope to have them all out by the end of the week.
 
Grant Potter
Content Manager – Corbis/Veer

Thanks for posting this.   I was wondering where my last payout was.   Only 11 bucks, but still...
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PhotoBomb on April 29, 2016, 21:01
just got payed
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: sgoodwin4813 on April 30, 2016, 08:22
I received a payment from them in March for what I knew I had there and just got another, smaller one yesterday, which I assume is for any sales that occurred after the initial payout but before they closed.  It seems that they are paying everyone what is owed so that is good.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: PixelBytes on April 30, 2016, 15:07
Just got my last payout yesterday.  Farewell Veer.
Title: Re: Veer closing
Post by: akz on May 12, 2016, 09:04
I still have not got my 34.41$ I earned in April. So they are not so good.

Ups. I have got it today.