Photographers Direct: Royalty Share Key Driver

Posted on 1/31/2011 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Photographers trying to license rights to their pictures are constantly looking for ways to make contact with potential customers. Any given image is potentially marketable to buyers worldwide. Individual photographers are unlikely to ever meet most of these potential customers. Thus, photographers tend to employ a variety of middlemen operations to assist them in finding customers. One such operation is Photographers Direct (PD) which has helped more than 15,862 photographers (about 5,000 currently active) make contact with over 20,280 unique buyers worldwide.

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