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From the Panthermedia’s NEWSTICKERSEPTEMBER 2009, Panthermedia is going to launch their new Polish website. NEWSTICKERSEPTEMBER 2009 PantherMedia launched its english website for our stock agency and photocommunity in early 2008. It was a natural requirement for our further international expansion. We have received many images from international contributors around the world and will continue to expand our sales activities into new markets. We are delighted to introduce our new Polish website and sales team in Warsaw, Poland. In their own language: Dzien dobry PantherMedia Polska! Start of our sales activities in Poland “Think global – act local” has always been our belief. This means: a dedicated website in the foreign language adjusted prices to meet the needs in the foreign country, foreign currency and payment procedure direct customer contact in the foreign la... (more)

Depositphotos.com first months roundup

After a few months since the launch, Depositphotos is continuing its fast growing with a strong campaign of advertising on the net and with the introduction of a boosting affiliation program… you can find Depositphotos’ affiliation link everywhere, here too Here an Alexa graph useful to compare the reference, iStock, with the two fast growing agency among the newcomers, Pixmac and Depositphotos (as I wrote many times, I use these data to see trends and relative market positions, they are not necessarily representing the business volumes). Just some personal statistics: 3 files s... (more)

ProStockMaster Turns Free with a Brand New Website

ProStockMaster turns free with a brand new website Starting from today, announced on a new restyled website, ProstockMaster turns free. ProStockMaster is one of the first and most popular tools for Microstock contributors. ProStockMaster is a free desktop software application helping to sell photos online through stock photography agencies. Adopted by thousands of amateur and professional photographers since its first launch in 2006, ProStockMaster is the first of its kind application dedicated to ease the process of working with multiple microstock and traditional stock photograp... (more)

Thinkstock Launches New Image Pack Subscription Service

Thinkstock Launches New Image Pack Subscription Service Seattle, WA, July 9, 2010. Thinkstock, an image subscription site from Getty Images, today announced the introduction of image packs. This new product offers value-conscious creative processionals pre-paid access to imagery and an even greater choice, value and flexibility in licensing imagery. Customers can now choose to license 5, 25, 100 or 250 high-quality royalty-free stock photos and vector illustrations from Thinkstock’s collection of more than five million images. Collections are sourced from the industry’s leading p... (more)

Microstock Agencies New List

This page shows a list of the main photographic microstock agencies sorted by Alexa Rank, preceded by two Compete site comparison graphs, Unique Visitors and Visits of the 5 biggest agencies in the last year (Compete estimates U.S. Internet Traffic). The badge on the left is the 3 month avg Traffic Alexa Ranking (combination of average daily visitors and pageviews over the past 3 months, by www.alexa.com). These numbers are not evidently related to the revenues volume, they just give a rough idea of the market positions. I use referral/affiliate programs for most of these stock... (more)