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Articles from November 2005

Random Thoughts 113

By Jim Pickerell | 1366 Words | Posted 11/28/2005 | Comments
The stories in this article are: Getty Offers Discounts in Asia; Mauzy Joins Digital Railroad; Stock Asylum Discusses Future of Stock Industry; and Image Source Offers Mid-Sized Thumbnails.

Return Per Image

By Jim Pickerell | 1083 Words | Posted 11/28/2005 | Comments
This article encourages every photographer to begin tracking his or her average return-per-image on a semi-annual or annual basis and explains who this is a much more important indicator of market trends than gross annual revenue.

Press Releases 9

By Jim Pickerell | 2255 Words | Posted 11/16/2005 | Comments
This group of releases includes: Jupitermedia Announces Acquisition of French Image Distributor PR Direct; Tom Grill Launches RF Tetra Images; Launches Stock Footage Search Engine; Onstream Media Partners with Index Stock Imagery; iStockphoto Launches CopySpace to Simplify Designer Searches; and ShutterStock’s Japanese-translated Website Goes Live.

Press Releases 8

By Jim Pickerell | 988 Words | Posted 11/16/2005 | Comments
The PLUS Coalition Accomplishes the "Impossible," Creating A New Standard With International Participation and Support.

November 2005 Selling Stock

By Jim Pickerell | 176 Words | Posted 11/8/2005 | Comments
This edition includes: Trends To Watch; Corbis Reports Growth; Jupiter Acquires Banana Stock; Non-released At Getty; Getty Third Quarter 2005; a21 Second Quarter Results; a21 Acquires Ingram Publishing; Blend Seeks Photographers; Adobe Adds 4 Collections; Speight to Lead Masterfile Europe; Digital Camera Focus Problems; PLUS Creates Licensing Language and more.

Random Thoughts 112

By Jim Pickerell | 1323 Words | Posted 11/7/2005 | Comments
This edition of Random Thoughts has short items on: Return-Per-Image Going Down At Getty; Imagestate Appoints Hart COO; Alamy To Place Copies Of Site In Multiple Locations; and Correction To

Jupitermedia Third Quarter

By Jim Pickerell | 1233 Words | Posted 11/4/2005 | Comments
Jupitermedia has reported third quarter of 2005 revenues of $34.4 million compared to revenues of $15.8 million for the same period last year. Jupiter is estimating revenue of over $39 million for the final quarter of 2005 and revenue for the year of between $128 to $130 million.

Random Thought 111

By Jim Pickerell | 1221 Words | Posted 11/1/2005 | Comments
This issue has stories on: Street Casting; Getty Model Release; Murphy Takes Over As Director of Development of Image Partners for Getty; More Production Shoots At Jupiter; Photographers Petition Supreme Court For Review Of Claim Against National Geographic; and Solicitor Swan Sets Up New Practice In UK

From Medio To Glow

By Jim Pickerell | 439 Words | Posted 11/1/2005 | Comments
Medio Images recently sold its file of 35,000 images with a heavy concentration of Latino and travel images to Getty. Next month they will launch a new brand called Glow and expect to have over 20,000 images in their offering by early next year.

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Jim Pickerell launched his career as a photographer in 1963. In 1990 he began publishing a regular newsletter on stock photography. In 1995 the information was made available online as well as in print and was gradually expanded to a daily service. Click here for Pickerell's full biography.

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