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How to make money from the sale of a substantial picture of the need for patience, not anything about the other functions. Or general business.It’s not as simple as the lottery. Need some effort. But the effort is much more fun. It like to play, but not money.Many would argue not.

10 steps to a sale of Shutterstock Contributor

1. Must apply immediately.

Do not hesitate because you think it before you forget it. You know many others have already sold several thousand.Finally, You would sit up until now, if an application to sell to you then. You can not take it. Do not be afraid there is no waste.

2. To make it through.

This step is most difficult and heartbreaking. Tell people that you would be preoccupied with it. Actually it’s much easier if the person who passed it to send pictures to sell.You know that 7 is not difficult at all because Now exported to almost 1,000 images, but for those who are not sure. Need to check it.With inquiries from people who sell the same image many people to confirm that the image is then sent it sure will not have to wait a month, many people are waiting to take you.If not, take heart. While waiting for your picture collection as a pass down the stretch as the image on the web. (more…)


Perhaps I should re-title this as fast start in 15 evenings, they are pretty intense hours! you’re probably not going to be able to do it all in 2 x 7.5 hour days, I think your brain would melt! You also have to wait several days for your account to be reviewed after you apply to each site. I’ve written this for the amateur photographer who is interested in getting a fast track start into microstock and earning some cash from their photos, but this is still a valuable workflow for a professional who has little experience with microstock.

We recommend these sites A couple of assumptions:

You already have a good collection of images that can be used as stock photos (even if that is just 15 or 20 images). They are well organised on your hard drive so you have access to them, either digital or ready scanned from slide film. Scans of prints or consumer print film will probably not be accepted due to the poor quality of images on these formats. Read more about the kind of image subjects that sell well as microstock.

I have not included upload waiting time, which will depend on the upload speed of your internet connection, but that is time you can spend doing something else…

I will also add the caveat that I really do recommend upload to more than the 4 sites I have listed here (6 or 8 would be typical), but you will soon realise that just 4 sites is still a lot of work to upload to, so for the 15 hour startup we will work with just the top 4 sites and see how things grow from there.

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