(micro)STOCK: From Passion to Paycheck by Nicole S. Young

by Klaus on June 8, 2011

in Photography, Photography

New eBook Available: (micro)STOCK: From Passion to Paycheck by Nicole S. Young is a jam-packed guide to producing, managing, and marketing your photographs for digital distribution on the micro-stock market.

There is a lot more to stock photography than uploading a bunch of pictures and hoping for the best. Nicole shares her industry experience and knowledge to help you better navigate the rules, procedures, and best practices to creating quality, useful imagery for the micro-stock market. She explains how to build and deliver on a successful portfolio concept, takes the mystery out of the different types of stock, like rights-managed (RM) and royalty-free (RF), and shares the ins/outs of licensing and releases.

And it doesn’t stop there! She interviews four successful stock photographers and illustrates how others are making the big bucks online. If you’re looking to grow your revenue through digital sales then building a successful micro-stock business is a great way to do it!

Nicole S. Young is a full-time photographer and author specializing in commercial stock photography. She’s is an accredited Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in Photoshop CS5 and is a Help Desk Specialist with the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. She is also the author of two print books Canon 7D: From Snapshots to Great Shots and EOS Canon 60D: From Snapshots to Great Shots.

(micro)STOCK: From Passion to Paycheck is available as a 37-page downloadable PDF for just $5.

Special Offer on PDFs

For the first five days only, if you use the promotional code MICRO4 when you checkout, you can have the PDF version of (micro)STOCK for only $4 OR use the code MICRO20 to get 20% off when you buy 5 or more PDF ebooks from the Craft & Vision collection. These codes expire at 11:59pm PST June 11, 2011.

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jasmine June 8, 2011 at 20:36

Interesting. I can see how this book would really help my online income.
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Michael June 9, 2011 at 11:56

I think that the title of the book sums it up perfectly. From passion to pay check. It shows that you can in fact make money from a hobbie in some respects. If you enjoy what you are doing and are making money from it, you are certainly are set up to make huge profits.
I would recommend this book to anyone, thanks Klaus.
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David Bennett @ Quillcards Ecards and Prints June 9, 2011 at 14:29

I was tempted to buy this , but I was somewhat put off by the first review. I have a couple of photos placed with a stock library and I really could do with someone (a book, for example) to handhold me to getting organised. Is that what the focus of the book is?
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trudy June 10, 2011 at 05:29

I always used places like revostock.com for images video and sound as I usually am combining them these days (for production use and social media campaigns).
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Lalit July 9, 2011 at 18:21

This is an excellent post on the subject, however in my opinion people who have a passion for a particular task are much better than others in achieving the monetary benefits from the task.
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Shareen Schmidt July 27, 2011 at 11:12

Thanks for this wonderful post! There is really money in selling microstock photos. I’ve earned so much from (link removed by TechPatio – looks like a weird affiliate link!) , and I think that patience and passion helped me grow my portfolio to increase my sales. 🙂

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