Will Pond5 Ever Do Away with Free-Form Pricing? June 15, 2016

One thing that attracted me to the Pond5 stock footage agency way back in 2008 was the ability to set my own prices. I wasn’t shackled to some set-in-stone pricing structure all the other outlets forced producers into. But are the tides changing at the Pond?

Should You Diversify Your Stock Footage Portfolio? March 7, 2016

I believe the stock footage industry as we all have come to know and love it is changing. As I approach one decade of shooting and submitting stock footage, I’ve seen quite a bit of change already. But now, agencies appear to be unifying prices, re-branding their image, juggling CEOs, and even offering subscription plans to customers. While this appears to be great for the consumer, it is not necessarily beneficial to the stock footage contributor.

42 Months of Stock Footage Financial Data July 1, 2012

I normally don’t analyze my sales information mid-year, but this year, I thought it might be a good idea to get a “snapshot” of my sales over the past 42 months, from January of 2009 to June of 2012. (more…)

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