May 15, 2012
How Shutterstock Made $120 Million Last Year Selling Photos on the Internet

The stock photo company Shutterstock has grown tremendously as companies of all sorts realize that they’re in the media business. And if you’re in the media business, you need visuals. The incumbents in the stock photo space, like Corbis and Getty Images, get expensive if you need to illustrate hundreds of pages on a website.
So, Shutterstock came along with an all-you-can-eat subscription model and said, “Here, use tons of photos from this library of 19 million images.”
Read more. [Images: Shutterstock]

How Shutterstock Made $120 Million Last Year Selling Photos on the Internet

The stock photo company Shutterstock has grown tremendously as companies of all sorts realize that they’re in the media business. And if you’re in the media business, you need visuals. The incumbents in the stock photo space, like Corbis and Getty Images, get expensive if you need to illustrate hundreds of pages on a website.

So, Shutterstock came along with an all-you-can-eat subscription model and said, “Here, use tons of photos from this library of 19 million images.”

Read more. [Images: Shutterstock]

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