Paperless Pipe-Dream – Are We Missing the Point

The typically inquisitive mind cannot help but follow this world’s current affairs, even if only on a small scale where you pick up little bits and pieces of what’s going on in the world through the evening news, online, or just by chatting to people about the current affairs. One thing you’ll have undoubtedly picked up though is that trends come and go, particularly those which seem to grab the entire world by storm. What’s the hottest piece in the news fades away into the background rather quickly, only to be long forgotten as a new fad takes the world by storm. Continue reading

How to Win at the Stock Image Publishing Game

I discussed how your images can earn you some money in a previous post and feel that the topic of stock image publishing should be revisited, this time with more of a focus on getting ahead in what is essentially becoming a very competitive sphere. With thousands of people realising just how easy it can be to upload a few of their pictures and earn some good money through each download on platforms like Shutterstock, iStockPhoto, Shotshop, etc., it’s becoming a rather competitive market, but there are some basic fundamentals you can effect to make sure your images stand out firstly, but perhaps most importantly, are so-called “money images” — those images which people want to use as stock imagery. Continue reading