My monthly microstock earnings were $930 for the month of June. This snapped my streak of consecutive months with earnings of more than $1,000. Year-to-date earnings through June, 2018 exceed the year-to-date earnings from June, 2017 by about $393, or 7%.
Shutterstock earnings fell to its lowest level since November. iStock's revenues also fell below the its norm. Fotolia posted its second best month since i started submitting images to that agency. And, Alamy dropped back to zero. I uploaded 25 new files to Alamy just to keep my account alive and active.
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 Old Main Building on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson is currently a top seller within my portfolio: