for buying and selling stock photography, vector illustrations, audio recordings & video footage
Selling Stock For Contributors
Interested in becoming a microstock contributor? Stock contributors are selling all kinds of stock photography, vector designs, audio recordings & video footage. Starting out as a new contributor can seem really daunting. Microstock Man is here to make life easier.
Most new contributors need a helping hand, on everything from choosing and preparing the right images, to getting them uploaded and approved for sale. Find all you need to know in the quick-start Microstock Beginners Guide to get you selling in no time.
This is the place to learn the basics of microstock, as well share your experiences in selling stock images. You will find balanced and comprehensive microstock agency reviews for contributors of all the major stock agencies – as well as some smaller ones you might not have heard of.
We aim to cover important recent industry news in our blog posts. Our readers range from those who have yet to upload their first image, to experienced stock professionals who have thousands of images online with successful sales record over many years. The potential for exchanging great ideas is huge, so we encourage you to share your thoughts on our blog articles.
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Buying Stock For Designers
Designers these days need constant access to hundreds, if not thousands, of amazing images. And they need them at affordable prices. Thus, whether you are a graphic designer for print or a web design guru, microstock is the essential image resource you have been looking for.
Microstock Man provides all the information you need to be an informed buyer of microstock images. With so many agencies out there, which ones should get your money? Find out in our Microstock Buyers Guide, providing comprehensive information on all the best stock agencies for buyers.
Designers and blog owners are a busy bunch though, so you can also get the basic information you need by checking out the Microstock Agency Comparison page. Find out basic pricing structure and image offerings at all the best microstock agencies, all within minutes.
Since we cater for both buyers and sellers of microstock images, we also want our buyers to know which agencies treat their contributors fairly. So not only will you get the right advice on finding the best deal on images, but you can also choose to support the most fair-trade stock agencies in the business.
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