Chapter 24: Different Distribution Channels

In addition to sales via photo agencies, there are also some other options for selling your photos. I am going to introduce some of them.

24.1  Direct Sales

Just because I am writing in great detail about photo agencies doesn’t mean that a stock photographer necessarily has to be registered with one or several agencies. In addition to agency sales of photos, there is also the option of direct sales.

Direct sales means the photographer approaches potential customers himself, tries to attract their business, suggests photos, provides photo data, writes an invoice and takes the money. In other words: The photographer takes on all the tasks that would normally be taken care of by a photo agency. ...

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