Articles by Ponytail1414

Play Stock Rank and Lose Your Self-Esteem

It's been a while since I wrote a blog, but due to the hundreds of you clamoring for another one, I decided it was time.Well, okay it wasn’t hundreds of you. Okay it was my mom.What inspired my irritation this time was that I was bored so I played a few rounds of Stock Rank. Well if you must know, I played in order to make sure none of my images was in the “No Sales” category. And all I accomplished was lowering my score, which is displayed publicly for all to see and ridicule.Time... continue reading

Adventures in Microstock/Handy Tips

Yournew images have been approved and are probably online by now! You were up till 2am honing and polishing them, carefully keywording, and making sure there is ZERO DIGITAL NOISE BECAUSE WE ALL KNOW WHAT HAPPENS TO NOISY PHOTOS DON'T WE.You go to Dreamstime to see them on the page of new stuff!And you find them bumped to page four by 74 images of the same three puppies in a basket by user selfishmoron67.You test their visibility by searching for them with the keyword "teen." And up... continue reading

How to Tell if You're a Microstocker

-In every situation of life, you immediately start keywordingin your head.“So nice to meet you, Mr. Jones! man, male, Caucasian, person, bald,smile, businessman…Who was that? Oh? Your new secretary?hottie, blonde, fake boobs, bitchOh, wow! I like your new car! automobile, chrome, transporta…I’d have to clone out that logo … shiny, highway-Instead of telling the doctor your sick child has been looking pale, you say “her white balance is a little off.... continue reading

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