New Guide: Selling Stock Photography & More!

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Newsletter | November 2011

Whether you're putting the finishing touches on your holiday marketing campaign or secretly planning to shoot your Thanksgiving feast for stock, we've got new business resources you'll love.

In this newsletter, you'll find our brand new guide Selling Stock Photography; infomation-packed interviews with buyers from Men's Health Magazine and; tips you can use to make your holiday promotions a success; and much more.

- The PhotoShelter Team

New Guide

Selling Stock Photography

PhotoShelter's new free guide, Selling Stock Photography, is a practical look at how photographers are generating income from licensing their images as stock. The guide is filled with insights for photographers seeking to sell their images independently and via stock photo agencies and web platforms. The lessons inside are intended for stock photo beginners as well as seasoned photography professionals seeking to start licensing images from their archives.

Included in the guide are profiles of four stock photography buyers from ad agencies, book publishers, and editorial outlets, seven photographers generating income from stock licensing, and two small stock photo agencies. Each share their insights into selling stock photography today, to help other photographers consider strategies that could work for their own photo businesses.

» Get the guide


7 Secrets To A Successful Holiday Photo Sale

Everyone loves a sale. To help you generate additional revenue this season, here are PhotoShelter's top 7 secrets to generating a meaningful and successful holiday sale.

» Read more


Get Featured in Popular Photography

Calling all photographers: Popular Photography Magazine needs your help. This monthly consumer magazine would like you to submit your best shots to illustrate their upcoming monthly columns - and they want to pay you for it.

» Learn more


Photo Business Bootcamp

Sign up for the Photo Business Bootcamp and for the next five weeks, we'll send you one email per week full of business tips, video tutorials, and interviews straight from successful photographers and industry experts who know what works and what doesn't.

• Get smart about managing your business
• Fine tune your portfolio to attract new clients
• Learn new ways to find prospects and close deals
• Acquire marketing tactics that will drive new work
• Find inspiration for building a thriving business

» Sign up for free


Texas Photo Roundup

Austin Center for Photography and ASMP Austin/San Antonio have joined forces to produce the Texas Photo Roundup, an educational event for professional and semi-pro editorial and commercial photographers.

The event, which takes pace on February 3, 2012 in Austin, will focus on portfolio reviews and marketing strategies for photographers.

» Learn more


What Photo Buyers Want:
Men's Health Magazine

We sat down with Michelle Stark, Senior Photo Editor at Men's Health Magazine, to learn what she loves and hates about photographer websites, how her team buys stock photography, what traits she looks for when hiring photographers, and more.

» Watch the video


The Future of Art & Commerce

American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) and Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) have put together a series of 10 webinars to educate creators and users on copyright, licensing and monetization of content. The series will open an honest dialogue about conflicting pressures for both content creators and users; while exploring a variety of mutually beneficial suggestions and solutions.

» Register for the webinars

Special Offer

Save $30 on Annual Standard Accounts

For a limited time, save $30 when upgrading to an Annual Standard account for $299/year. To take advantage of this offer, use the promo code 1111SAVE30 before Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at midnight EDT.

The Standard Account now has a total 60 GB of storage. That's enough space to upload thousands of your highest quality files (JPG, TIF, PSD, or RAW formats), display them online, and sell them to clients 24/7.

» Upgrade now

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