In this post I will compare my April sales of 2011 and 2012 on Shutterstock, Vectostock and iStockphoto. I will also add a comparative table with the sales from all other microstocks I started contributing to in 2011. Press “Continue Reading” to find out more:
I am very excited to see that for all of three microstocks the sales have been 3-4 times better in April 2012 comparing to April 2011, which once again proves that if you work on your portfolio you will soon see the results:
As since summer 2011, I started contributing to quite a few other microstocks, I desided to share the sales from those too. The microstocks marked red on the table below are Depositphotos, 123rf, Dreamstime, Fotolia and two print selling websites Zazzle and Redbubble, which altogether made the same amount of earnings as Shutterstock, iStock and Vectorstock in April 2011:
The sales chart between all microstocks I am contributing to looks like this:
Shutterstock is obviously the leading microstock taking up to two thirds of all sales. Over the last few months, I found iStock, 123rf, Depositphotos and Vectorstock sales growing rapidly, so hopefully they will become a good sourse of income in future. Fotolia and Dreamstime are not doing very well, at the moment, that even print selling places such as Redbubble and Zazzle earn more.
Which trends in sales have you guys noticed? Would you like anything to be added to my statistics? Please share your ideas in the comment section below:)
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