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Stock Photography - Make Money Selling Photos Online by Robert Kneschke

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Chapter 23: Statistics

If you take photos not just as a hobby but to make money, then statistics are a vital part of your work. You need to know how successful your photos are, how good business is and which trends are developing, so you need to look at some figures and make certain calculations.

In this chapter I’ll try to give you a bit of an “introduction in statistics for stock photography”.

23.1  Basic Data Collection

Which pieces of data or variables are required? There are some numbers that every stock photographer should record and track.

  • Total number of photos: How many photos are in the portfolio of an agency in total? This value should be recorded every month.

  • Earnings: The most important number of all. How much money ...

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