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Microstock Agencies - Valuation bases

Microstock Agencies are ordered by the following criteria:

 

1. Earnings
Through our earning statistics data we can determine the highest paying agencies. This is the most important factor for a microstock contributor.

2. Time
It is important to know how much time is spent with uploading, editing metadata and managing pictures. Time spent on these activities will be measured by our service. 

3. Usability
How intuitive is the agency upload process?

4. Acceptance rate and payout
How long does it takes to publish the image?
What are the payout rules of the agency?
The sub-menus reflect the position of the agencies (first position = the best)



Top Performing Stock Photography Agencies

LogoNameEditorialKind of Payoutmin. Payout sumTime to publishUpload limits
Shutterstockyesauto$3524h-72hno
iStockyesauto$10024h-72h999 a week
123rfyesauto$5024h-72hno
Fotolianorequest$5024h-72hno
alarmyyesauto$7548h-96hno
depositphotosyesrequest$5024h-72hno
dreamstimeyesrequest$10072h-1 weekno
BIGSTOCKyesrequest$3024h-72h50% -10; 51%-70% - 25; 71%-85% - 40; 86%-92% - 50; 93% - no limit 

Middle Tier Microstock Agencies

LogoNameEditorialKind of Payoutmin. Payout sumTime to publishUpload limits
Colourboxyesauto$10024h-72hno
CanStockPhotoyesrequest$5024h-72hno
featurePicsyesrequest$5072h-2 week10->1000
pond5yesauto$2524h-1 weekno
PhotoDunenorequest$5024h-1 weekno
Zoonaryesrequest€3524h-72hno
SolidStockArtyesauto$2512hno
MOSTPHOTOSyesrequest$1024hno

Low Earning Microstock Agencies

LogoNameEditorialKind of Payoutmin. Payout sumTime to publishUpload limits
panthermediayesrequest$3024h-3 weeksno
Crestocknorequest$5024h-4 weeks10->100
Indivstocknoauto$5024h-72hno
CLIPARTOnorequest$5024h-72hno
yaymicroyesrequest$3024h-72hno
stockfreshnorequest$5024h-72h50 a day
GL Stock Imagesnorequest$5024h-72hno
PressFotoyes???no

new or no success Microstock Agencies

LogoNameEditorialKind of Payoutmin. Payout sumTime to publishUpload limits
Bildagentur24???24h-72hno
bildunion???24h-72hno
ClipDealernorequest$5024h-6 monthno
COVERPICTURE???24h-4 weeks?
Cutcasteryesrequest$2524h-4 weeksno
fantero?????
fotoarabiayes?$5024h-72hno
rawstockphotonoauto125 credits24hno
Shotshopnoauto€4024h-72h100 in month
StockFuel?????