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LookStat announced it is offering a free trial of its new microstock keywording and uploading services to stock photographers who are active in microstock. “We’re committed to creating technology and services to enable stock photographers to streamline their workflow and to spend their time on what they do best – creating great images,” said Rahul Pathak, LookStat’s CEO & Founder. LookStat offers the following services: • Keywording – IPTC-embedded title, description and 30-50 keywords that are SEO friendly and microstock compliant. • Retouching – All image post-processing including RAW conversion, color correction, cleanup and logo removal. • Uploading & Submission – Uploading and submission of images to up to 10 microstock sites. This includes complete management of the submission process including upload quotas, model release attachment and resubmission. • Anal... (more)

New Fotolia Add-in for Microsoft Office 2007 Applications

Press Release NEW YORK, NY, October 14, 2009 – Fotolia, LLC is releasing a new add-in ribbon for Microsoft Word 2007 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 that gives customers easy access to an enormous library of easy-to-search, high-resolution images and vectors. The Fotolia ribbon provides instant image solutions to complement personal and professional projects. The downloadable ribbon is available on www.fotolia.com/ribbon and features controls that allow users to login, view accounts and search Fotolia’s library of over 7-million high-resolution files without leaving their Microso... (more)

Eastern Europe (Micro)Stock is rising up

Eastern Europe (Micro)Stock is rising up   © Sebastian Czapnik | Dreamstime.com With a title that wants to paraphrase a stock market index trend , I’m going to point out 2 different news that are showing the expansion of the photographic microstock business in the Eastern Europe, also considering that Dreamstime is headquartered in Romania, Microstocksolutions has offices in Hungary and Romania, Pixmac has recently launched the Polish site and certainly other microstock activities are well hosted there.               Microstock Agency PantherMedia Announces Expansion To Po... (more)

Fotolia Tax Center – aggiornamento Italia

E' arrivata oggi la Fotolia Newsletter *Avviso Importante - Moduli e Informazioni sulle trattenute fiscali* Premettendo che non sono un fiscalista, vorrei sintetizzare la questione relativa ai contributors singoli residenti in paesi che hanno accordi fiscali con gli USA (come l'Italia) e raffrontarla con altre già affrontate. Vi rimando al già pubblicato post Fotolia Tax Center per le modalità di compilazione online del modulo W-8BEN, con il quale si certifica di: risiedere in un Paese nel quale vige un trattato fiscale con gli USA Dalla newsletter di Fotolia si legge: I residenti... (more)

Fotolia Celebrates Fifth Birthday

NEW YORK, NY, December 22, 2009 – Fotolia is part of a handful of companies that grew during the global recession, and this month, the online image provider celebrates its fifth anniversary. During 2009, the company saw its online library double to over 8,000,000 images and nearly 2 million images were downloaded every month. Since December 2006, membership increased nearly 10-fold, with over 1.5 million people worldwide now signed up to the site. CEO Oleg Tscheltzoff explains the secret to Fotolia’s success: “Sourcing photos, vectors, and videos that are legal for commercial and ... (more)