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  • Gemologist

    by Osmar01 | 20th of January, 2014

    I'm creating a collection of images of the gemologist at work. The gemologist, gems, pearls and precious stones. These factors Gemologists study while valuing or appraising cut and polished gemstones. Gemological microscopic study of the internal structure is used to determine... More
  • How to make model assessment better

    by Rosipro | 19th of March, 2012

    There would be a great feature to have in DT management area - seeing total earnings per model. For example, we have "Photos with this model", and we could have also "Earnings with this model". Looks like a great tool to analyse which of your models are most valuable and... More
  • Six Years Microstocking

    by Bright | 23rd of December, 2011

    Three years ago, I was posting "3 Years Microstocking" by discussing about the changing market of (micro)stock photography. Have there been significant changes ever since? The end of year is often an excellent time to look back and think about what... More
  • What do you think?

    by Hotmidhun | 12th of August, 2011

    I am not very sure whether this is the right forum to ask this... But I am sorry... I couldn't control my eagerness. I now have a portfolio of 100+ images. I should tell that this had been really difficult for sure, but the bright side is I... More
  • Thoughts on exclusivity

    by Shadow69 | 17th of January, 2011

    I hear groans and complaints "Yet another one of those." It seems like every month there is a new post in the discussion board or on the blogs about the pros and cons of going exclusive. Never one to keep my big mouth zipped up, I thought I would share a few morsels of... More
  • N/A sales & collections

    by Rosedarc | 21st of March, 2010

    Following a thread by Dan1, I had an interesting discussion with Mani33 on the correlation between N/A sales and collections. Here are some statistics that may interest you. About 33% of my sales show as N/A sales. This means that the buyer did not access my image through... More
  • Taking Advantage Of Analytic Tools

    by Maigi | 17th of March, 2010

    Are you taking advantage of all analytic tools what Dreamstime offers? Today I rediscovered a tool which existence I had forgot. On uploads area there's a little link Download excel archive. You can find it on statistics page as well. That Excel archive contains all your... More
  • Get serious!

    by Alexh | 8th of October, 2009

    Does your stock production need a check up? I've been thinking a bit more about my microstock efforts recently. I have a modest to middling portfolio here that I've built up somewhat haphazardly over time. It performs ok, I get downloads but certainly not great returns. There... More
  • Girl with Shopping Bag

    by 36clicks | 4th of February, 2008

    Dreamstime definitely inches forward towards greatness with the keyword feedback they provide to their contributers on the sales page. I find this newly available information extremely useful, as it helps me analyse the effectiveness of my keywords, as well as help me... More

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