28 Companies That Use Istockphoto [2024]

Updated: May 21st, 2022

An online royalty free, international micro stock photography provider based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The firm offers millions of photos, illustrations, clip art, videos and audio tracks.

We put together a list of the biggest companies that use Istockphoto, along with some Istockphoto testimonials and Istockphoto case studies.

Here's the list:

1. Sayar Care

Sayar Care is a hair loss treatment product started by Zee Schwab in 2017. Sayar Care uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$76K / month
Team
3 founders / 4 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

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Sayar Care's flagship product Retain, which prevents and reverses hair loss, has a 100% success rate at stopping hair loss and a 70% success rate at stimulating new hair growth, and its novel, scientifically-driven approach to creating new formulas has drastically reduced the cost of drug development from over $2B to under $10K per new formula.

Read by 5,956 founders

2. GoEdison

GoEdison is a lead generation business started by Joel Allen in 2015. GoEdison uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$18K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Nashville, TN, USA

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On Starting A $20K/Month Lead Gen Marketing Agency

James Harper founded GoEdison, a small business marketing agency that specializes in B2B email drip campaigns for service-based businesses specializing in strange niches, achieving $17,000 - $20,000 in recurring revenue, attributing their success to keeping their business model simple and evolving over time.

Read by 7,523 founders

3. Bingo Card Creator

Bingo Card Creator is a board game business started by Beth Kovalcik in 2015. Bingo Card Creator uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$1.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA

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How I Bought A $1.5K/Month Side-Business That Sells Custom Bingo Creations

This case study showcases an entrepreneur who purchased an established online business generating $1,200 per month, and provides insights into what it takes to grow and run a successful yet small business while improving skills in digital marketing.

Read by 7,471 founders

4. GiftBasketsOverseas.com

GiftBasketsOverseas.com is a gift wholesale business started by Dmitriy Peregudov in 2007. GiftBasketsOverseas.com uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$833K / month
Team
1 founders / 95 employees
Location
Arlington, Massachusetts, USA

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How I Started A $100K/Month Corporate & Personal Gift Baskets Company

GiftBasketsOverseas.com is a global gift delivery company that generates $100k in profits per month and connects more than two million people worldwide for personal and corporate purposes through their platform.

Read by 14,513 founders

5. No Cold Feet LLC

No Cold Feet LLC is a socks business started by Mari & Matt McNamara in 2016. No Cold Feet LLC uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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How We Started A $18K/Month Fun And Colorful Groomsmen Socks Company

No Cold Feet is a gifting company founded by Mari and Matt McNamara that focuses on fun and colorful sock designs for groomsmen gifts and has cumulatively sold over 10k orders in the last three years, passing $200k in revenue last year.

Read by 10,331 founders

6. Parker Baby Co.

Parker Baby Co. is a children's clothing business started by Kirsten and Sam in 2015. Parker Baby Co. uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Colorado, USA

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How We Started A $325K/Month Practical Baby Products Brand

Husband and wife team from Colorado started Parker Baby Co. in 2015, specializing in practical baby products that experienced rapid sales growth of 300%, 87%, and 48% in 2017-2019 and is expecting more than 65% growth in 2020, with $325k monthly earnings.

Read by 11,807 founders

7. The Language Delegate

The Language Delegate is a freelance writing business started by Pat Stainke in 2013. The Language Delegate uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Donna, Texas, USA

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8. Writing Income Accelerator

Writing Income Accelerator is an online course started by Arlie Peyton in 2018. Writing Income Accelerator uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA

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How I Started A $10K/Month Business Writing Custom Long-Form Articles

A freelance writing program that teaches intermediate-level writers how to command $1,000 - $3,000 per article, with creator Arlie Peyton generating $10k a month from writing custom long-form articles that get premium results in the eCommerce and SaaS industries and for personal brands.

Read by 10,107 founders

9. Virtual Assistant Services

Virtual Assistant Services is a virtual assistant started by Sunder P in . Virtual Assistant Services uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
1 founders / 150 employees

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10. ZapSplat

ZapSplat is a sound effects producer started by Alan McKinney in 2015. ZapSplat uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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11. HypeLife Brands

HypeLife Brands is a lifestyle product brand started by Curt Cuscino in 1991. HypeLife Brands uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
1 founders / 10 employees

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12. Raincatcher

Raincatcher is an online business brokerage business started by Marla Janine DiCarlo in 2016. Raincatcher uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
2 founders / 19 employees

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13. Vandelay Design

Vandelay Design is a niche blog started by Steven Snell in 2007. Vandelay Design uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$12.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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14. Outline Planner

Outline Planner is an etsy business started by Ralu Petrea in 2018. Outline Planner uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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How I Created A $4K/Month Digital Planner

How a founder turned a €499 investment into €80K+ in sales in just two years by creating and selling all-in-one monthly, weekly, and daily digital planners for iPad through Etsy, with 15-20% of orders from returning customers and profit margins around 70%.

Read by 18,592 founders

15. elate

elate is a CBD business started by Jacob Meyers in 2019. elate uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees

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How We Started A $3K/Month Premium CBD Brand

Elate CBD's founder and CEO, Jake Meyers, shares how he launched a premium CBD brand with virtually no advertising and closed out 2020 with $15,000 in revenue and a 50% bottom line, relying on grassroots efforts, personal networks, and influencer partnerships, and utilizing platforms like Shopify and resources like Klayvio, Bundler, Poptin, and Quickbooks.

Read by 6,358 founders

16. Mindynamics

Mindynamics is a skills training business started by Saakshi Choithani in 2019. Mindynamics uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$1.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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On Creating A Set Of Training And Skill Development Programs

Mindynamics, an Indian-based training and skill development company, successfully pivoted to e-learning during the pandemic and achieved over 100 events in the past year, expanding to five countries and offering individual and corporate training programs, while also helping trainers with technology challenges and content creation.

Read by 4,218 founders

17. CardNow

CardNow is a gift cards selling business started by Matthew Frye in 2020. CardNow uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
3 founders / 4 employees

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18. DEMAN Übersetzungen

DEMAN Übersetzungen is a language translation service started by Cédric Sigoire in 2015. DEMAN Übersetzungen uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$550K / month
Team
1 founders / 35 employees

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Buying A Translation Company And Growing It To $4M/Year

DEMAN Translations grew from 6 employees and 1.5 million euros in turnover in 2015 to 17 team members and 3.5 million euros in sales in 2020 after acquiring 12 other translation agencies, with a goal to reach 6 million euros this year and 10 million euros in 2022.

Read by 8,102 founders

19. The Customize Windows

The Customize Windows is a blog started by Abhishek Ghosh in 2010. The Customize Windows uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$2.8K / month
Team
1 founders / 4 employees

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I Make $30K/Year Writing How-To Guides [From India]

This case study is an inspiring story about how a founder started a blog on Microsoft Windows technology and, after a decade of hard work, dedication, and patience, managed to make it a sustainable business earning $30,000 per year, outlining the process of designing, prototyping, and launching the website and the lessons learned along the way.

Read by 4,188 founders

20. AlertForce

AlertForce is a health and safety training business started by Alert Force in 2006. AlertForce uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$650K / month
Team
1 founders / 10 employees

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I Built A Health & Safety Training Business That Makes 1.8M/Year [From Australia]

This case study follows the story of Brendan Torazzi, the CEO of AlertForce, a health and safety compliance training business that reached a peak turnover of almost $5 million per annum but currently remains highly profitable, and how he prioritized his lifestyle and leveraged technology to build a successful business, as well as lessons on the power of being the first and being agile.

Read by 3,346 founders

21. Blue Nectar Ayurved Products

Blue Nectar Ayurved Products is a natural beauty product business started by Kapil Dhameja in 2018. Blue Nectar Ayurved Products uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
2 founders / 30 employees

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How We Created A $30K/Month Ayurvedic Beauty Product Brand [From India]

Blue Nectar is a successful Contemporary Ayurved Beauty and Wellness brand that generates $150K/month with high repeat rates, offering world-class Ayurvedic products that balance traditional effectiveness with modern sensibilities.

Read by 3,740 founders

22. CLOSEM

CLOSEM is a marketing automation platform started by Richard Miles and Laura Betterly in 2020. CLOSEM uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees

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I Came Home From Africa To Build A $200K/Year Sales Automation Software

CLOSEM is an AI-powered software tool that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners automate the time-consuming work of following up with leads, prospects, and customers, and increasing sales, grossing around $200,000 this year and confidently targeting $12MM next year.

Read by 3,861 founders

23. Aim2Assist LLC

Aim2Assist LLC is a virtual assistant started by Mary Marsh in 2014. Aim2Assist LLC uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$66K / month
Team
1 founders / 18 employees

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I Started A $790K/Year Virtual Assistant Service Business In My Mid 50s

Learn how Mary Marsh founded virtual assistant services company, Aim2Assist, which has grown over 75% since its launch in 2014, with monthly revenue currently at $66k, offering premium services primarily to C-level executives.

Read by 4,593 founders

24. E.B.Woodward

E.B.Woodward is a consulting business started by Erin Woodward in 2018. E.B.Woodward uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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25. Room2work

Room2work is an office space rental started by Alan Crowe in 2020. Room2work uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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I Launched A $180K/Year Niche Coworking Space [Atlanta]

Founder Alan Crowe launched Room2work, a niche coworking space for small businesses in 2020, generating $14K a month with plans to reach $100K in gross profit, by combining the coworking model with the self-storage model to offer a flexible office space optimized for local SEO, virtual offices, and meeting rooms designed for virtual teams.

Read by 3,501 founders

26. Base Coat Marketing

Base Coat Marketing is a digital agency started by Austin Houser in 2021. Base Coat Marketing uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees

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How I Built A $144K/Year Digital Marketing Agency For The Painting Industry

Austin Houser, founder of Base Coat Marketing, launched a full-service digital marketing agency catering exclusively to the professional painting industry and within three months exceeded last year's revenue under his previous agency and is generating $30,000 in monthly recurring revenue with roughly a 50% profit margin by offering simple, niche-focused packages and providing personalized, valuable interactions with customers.

Read by 4,973 founders

27. Digital Media Cube

Digital Media Cube is a SEO agency started by Adrienne DeVita in 2014. Digital Media Cube uses Istockphoto for their business.

Team
1 founders / 0 employees

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28. Lit League

Lit League is a subscription box business started by Christina Corriveau in 2019. Lit League uses Istockphoto for their business.

Revenue
$3K / month
Team
3 founders / 0 employees

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These 3 Momtrepreneurs Started A Book Subscription Box Business For Kids

Lit League is a startup that creates book-themed activity boxes for kids ages 3-12, offering a monthly subscription or individual box options; the company has tripled its growth in one year, becoming an approved materials vendor for 11 different charter schools in two states.

Read by 3,533 founders

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