Archive for January 2012

31 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

PHOTOGRAPHY WRITER? If you are preparing an article on photo marketing for a newspaper, magazine, or book and would like background details on PhotoSource International and our market services for photographers, drop us a line and we'll send you a packet of information. Address your request to: Rohn Engh, Publisher, PhotoSource International, Pine Lake Farm, 1910 35th Rd, Osceola, WI 54020, USA, or phone (800) 624-0266; FAX: 715 248 3800. Skype: rohn_engh; psi2[at]photosource[dot]com

24 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

SPARE-TIME PHOTOGRAPHER? If you are salaried elsewhere, your withholding dollars can come back to you in the form of a tax "rebate," if you take a few simple steps. Inquire about our report: "Reducing Your Taxes."

17 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

THE PHOTO REQUEST -- is it specific? Don't send a photobuyer unrelated non-target pictures. Maintain a high Reliability Factor with your photobuyer. When sending a Light-Box, edit out unrelated pictures. Save your editor unnecessary work and earn points.

TALK -- Silent Marketing Tips for Photographers –Agnese Aljena: “We all know that word of mouth is the best form of marketing. I am giving very practical, down to earth tips – they are very simple and very effective. The main goal is to get people talking about you.

10 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

GET HELP -- Successful sales of your pictures takes more than just producing good pictures. You've got to get them to market, on time. Recruit a friend or relative as a partner, assistant, or employee. They can take on the administrative tasks (digital workflow, record keeping, scanning, etc.) and this extra help can make the difference.

07 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

A Good Living from selling stock photos? As a result of the sales and market contacts from PHOTOLETTER and PHOTODAILY, will you have a Rolls Royce in your driveway? No, you might have two. Or you might have a Moped. It's up to you. As a stock photographer, aim not for a good living, but a good life.

03 Jan, 2012 | Posted by: st

MARKETING TIP: Editorial stock photographers can get by with only a small investment in camera equipment. Unlike the commercial/assignment service photographer who must be "versatile," the editorial stock photographer can get by easily with an 8-meg digital camera and three lenses. If your excess equipment is gathering dust, sell it. Your stock in trade are your pictures, not your equipment.