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.
This story contains short items on SolusImages' new international network, Workbookstock's Ad Campaign, Appeals Court Decision on Web Crawling For Images, Retrofile.com, news from Corbis, Zefa and Image State, Cautions on tracking your images once they are online and anticipating stock agency bankruptcys; and more.
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.
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, 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.