My monthly microstock earnings were $1,271 for the month of March. This is the highest monthly earnings that I've recorded since November, 2016.
My life-to-date earnings surpassed the $75,000 milestone!
Shutterstock reported its highest monthly earnings in 16 months. Fotolia posted record monthly earnings.
Alamy finally contributed to my earnings--hopefully. Alamy works differently from the other agencies that I work with. When an image is downloaded, Alamy reports the sale. However, it takes a while for a sale to "clear". In past months, I've had sales that didn't clear, and therefore the earnings were reversed. Of the $201 in Alamy earnings, only $20 has cleared so far.
Following is a summary of my monthly earnings:
Shutterstock applies an algorithm to determine the most "popular" images in a portfolio. The computation isn't clear, but certainly takes into account how many times the photograph has been downloaded in recent times. Some of my blog readers have requested that I share my most popular microstock photo along with this monthly update, so here goes!