Loading images for sale

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I have never sold an image on Pixoto, for the craic I tried to reload all my images to the market and it came back with an e'mail saying zero images loaded.

Can someone advise please ?.

John
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Hello John, when you​ select "Add all images to the market" if all the images are already on the market, there are no new images to add and that's why you get the "0 added" notification.

I hope this helps.
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Jasenka,

Ok, thats good now I know they are out there for sale but I am bit concerned that there has been no sales. Some of the images I post have sales, in some cases multiple sales on stock sites, so I know they are saleable images but nothing on PIXOTO.

Can you advise on this ?.

John
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Hi John, all sales are recorded. Perhaps your images are not getting enough views.
Making sure your images have sufficient keywords will help with this.

We are also in the process of revamping our stock search. Right now it is too slow to scroll past the the first few pages of results. This is planned for Q1 of next year.

Maybe a good idea would be for us to provide some sort of analytics as well at that point so you can get some sort of feedback if people are viewing your images.
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Hi Scott, triggered by your remark "This is planned for Q1 of next year", is there a roadmap or release schedule know and visible for us?

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Not at this time, but some of the major features that you will see Q1 I have listed in ideas.
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Scott, I keyword all my images the same in LR before I export and load into various stock sites were they get hits and make sales.

I am sorry but I am at a bit of a crossroad with Pixoto, I no longer need to earn points, as I know I have some good images.

I am just considering focusing on those sites that make sales for me and after a few years without one sale on PIXOTO, I just wonder how good PIXOTO is for selling.

I am becoming a mercenary photographer.....

John
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Hi John, I reviewed a few of your images and I apologize, I do see tags.  I had only looked at your #1 image before which only had 1 tag.

In summary, Pixoto does do stock sales and they are growing in number, but right now, I will be honest, our stock side needs a serious overhaul. It is a bit sluggish and not performing to my standards. This will 100% be done before the end of Q1 2018 and most likely a lot sooner.  It is very high priority issue.  It involves making your images more searchable via Artificial Intelligence, indexing, and marketing.

I appreciate your input and thank you for being part of our community.  I will keep you posted as things progress.  Know we are working very hard here to not only meet, but exceed all of your standards.
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Scott,

Thanks for taking the time on there and I will hang in there and see how things go.

John