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How is the Microstock Industry doing 2013? (INFOGRAPHIC)

 

The well known Microstock Group Forum has just published their result of the latest 2013 industry survey as infographic. More than 780 contributors have answered the survey, they are in average 44 years old and from these 780 contributors only 169 are females. Which struck me was the amount of people having a negative outlook on the Microstock industry (52%). Another interesting detail (like every year) is the % income from Shutterstock, which is the agency with 75% of the most income for the contributors. There are much more details about the state of the Microstock industry – so go and check it yourself:

The results of last years are very interesting as well, check out 2012201120102009 and 2008.

2013 Microstock Industry Survey – Infographic

Microstock Industry Survey 2013 Results Infographic

 

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I am a publisher and entrepreneur in the stock imagery field. I focus in providing knowledge and solutions for buyers, contributors and agencies, aiming at contributing to the growth and development of the industry. I am the founder and editor of Stock Photo Press, one of the largest networks of online magazines in the industry. I am the founder of Microstock Expo, the only conference dedicated to the microstock segment. I created several software solutions in stock photography, like the PixelRockstar WordPress Plugin. Plus I am a recurrent speaker at Photokina Official Stage, and an industry consultant at StockPhotoInsight. I am passionate about technology, marketing and visual imagery.