Dreamstime Endorsement


posted on 11th of february, 2010

I won't lie... Dreamstime hasn't been my preferred agency for purchasing photos and sending prospective buyers to. Another (recently closed as of today) agency held that position in my stock business. But since the announcement came down that this certain site would be closing, I have been contemplating where I would focus my efforts and direct anyone who inquired about where I might suggest they go for stock imagery.

It did not take long for me to realize that Dreamstime is the microstock company I respect above all others. The site is well-designed, makes the buying experience easy and enjoyable, and respects artists by offering fair wages and good growth opportunities.

Dreamstime gets my unofficial endorsement as my preferred microstock agency and the place I will most actively...

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Posted by Jocky on February 18, 2010
Good decision, Michael. Hope every buyer from that "closed" agency chooses to have their primary Shopping Carts here on Dreamstime.
Posted by Achilles on February 17, 2010
Thank you, Michael.
Posted by Dabobabo on February 16, 2010
Hi..I agree with you..is a sad day, but this could be an oportunity for DT to remain one of the site to respect!



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From stock photo hobbyist to microstock pro


posted on 16th of february, 2010

Browse any microstock message board and you will find countless discussions about turning your microstock hobby into a career. Let's face it; this is a fun business to be a part of and if it is at all possible to turn it into a career, we would all jump at the opportunity. But how can we accelerate the process and take steps to move into the professional microstock protographer or illustrator arena?

One of the quickest and easiest ways to transform your hobby into a job (part-time or full-time) is to re-assess your workflow and make changes that shift that workflow into a more efficient, business-oriented process. If you are working in a cluttered area, with many distractions and very little organization, clean up your workspace and create an environment that is more like an office....

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Posted by Komar on March 01, 2010
Good pointers and an encouraging blog. Thanks.
Posted by Hlehnerer on February 17, 2010
Excellent advice.
Posted by Arenacreative on February 17, 2010
Nice post Mike :) I need to de-clutter my workspace, myself. Still working on that, going on 4 years -hahhah



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