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Articles from February 2002

My Turn - Peter Dean

By Jim Pickerell | 1686 Words | Posted 2/23/2002 | Comments
Peter Dean has developed a very effective way for someone with a small file of images in a specialized subject area to make those images available for searching online. His experience is worth considering for those with lots of images and limited resources for marketing.

Random Thoughts 44

By Jim Pickerell | 1892 Words | Posted 2/23/2002 | Comments
This story contains short items on SolusImages' new international network, Workbookstock's Ad Campaign, Appeals Court Decision on Web Crawling For Images,, news from Corbis, Zefa and Image State, Cautions on tracking your images once they are online and anticipating stock agency bankruptcys; and more.

Pictor Ltd. Insolvent

By Jim Pickerell | 2339 Words | Posted 2/9/2002 | Comments
Pictor International Limited in the UK is insolvent and asking their creditors to agree to a payment plan that would pay them, over a three year period, a total of approximately 4 percent of the $2,229,000 they are owed. Creditors owed another $14 million will probably receive nothing.

ImageState Moves To New York

By Jim Pickerell | 459 Words | Posted 2/8/2002 | Comments
While some companies are moving out of New York, ImageState is consolidating their far flung operations in the heart of Manhattan. Their production operation currently located in Seattle will be moved to NY, and many of the European operations will also move there.

Getty Images 2001Financial Results

By Jim Pickerell | 1998 Words | Posted 2/8/2002 | Comments
Getty Images, Inc. has reported better than expected fourth quarter 2001 revenue of $101.8 million. This compared to $129.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2000. Total revenue for 2001 was $451 million, down 7% from $484.8 million in 2000. E-commerce revenues were $62 million representing 61% of sales.

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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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