News roundup for August 2008. No major breakthroughs, but plenty of forward momentum.
StockXpert turned photos.com inside out to keep StockXpert contributors happy with the connection.
Traditional stock photo agency ImageSource gave a second chance to their bottom 5% of “non-sellers, out of date and out of fashion material” by making them available via Fotolia’s Infinite Collection.
Fotolia joined the ranks of corporate-friendly microstock agencies with the launch of their corporate accounts services which complement their new subscription offerings. They also passed the 4 million images milestone.
Shutterstock responded to the rest of the market adopting their business model with a smart adjustment which lets them compete for credit-based buyers while simultaneously raising contributor earnings. They also got a new logo:
Posted August 31st, 2008 by Lee Torrens