My monthly microstock earnings were $1,074 for the month of May. This is the fourth consecutive month of earnings over $1,000. Year-to-date earnings through May, 2018 exceed the year-to-date earnings from May, 2017 by about $271, or 5%.
Shutterstock posted another good month with earnings surpassing $700. iStock's revenues of $168.15 were within 3 cents of last month.
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. This photograph of the Detroit Institute of Arts is currently a top seller within my portfolio: