Here are some stats I share monthly about Dreamstime performance of my portfolio. I know it's useful for beginners as it was for me.
Portfolio size: 173 images since January 24, 2009
12 images at level 2
4 images at level 3
-63% DL, -63% in $
-63% in $ to best month
average all time DL value = $0.92
+46% DL, -9% in $
-66% in $ to best month
average all time DL value = $0.90
Nothing special :-/ , fortunately January 2010 statistics are better and I'll show it in few days.
For more info/charts and observations You can check out my regular microstock blog
Best regards and let this winter go away!:>