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  • Goals for 09

    by Moonb007 | 14th of January, 2009

    2008 was a great year for me here at DT and I plan on being a lot more aggressive with my portfolio in 2009. Here are a list of my goals I plan on achieving, what are yours? - increase my portfolios to 500 for DT - get two atlest two payouts with DT (just got my first... More
  • My first image at level 2

    by Mollysauro | 5th of January, 2009

    My first level 2 image. Hoping the new year brings me many more. See Article
  • 20 Downloads

    by Asklar | 4th of January, 2009

    So I have been on Dreamstime for 5 months now and here are my stats 75 pics online, 32 pending, and finally today I had my 20th sale. Thanks to the buyers. Hopefully I can step it up in the next 5 months. But I think it is pretty good for a amateur photographer. I have learned... More
  • New Year new goals

    by Psalm113v9 | 1st of January, 2009

    To have a larger healthier portfolio here on Dreamstime. I would LOVE to be able to add 10 - 20 shots a month, but in reality I can only see myself doing 2-5. So as long as i achieve that I will be happy!!! To live a healthier lifestyle for myself, I am just... More
  • Almost....!

    by Rebeccaosborn | 1st of January, 2009

    Hey all, My aim was to have 200 images online by the New Year, today i have reached 195 and i'm very happy with myself!! (i have 8 pending approval!) I'm going to set out my goals for my stock photography for the new year and begin working on them too!! All the best... More
  • Looking Back at 2008

    by Lifesazoo | 29th of December, 2008

    I have not been on Dreamstime yet for a year but for me it has been a great experience and I look forward to having a complete year on Dreamstime next year. I have mainly accomplished all my goals in 2008 for my Stock Portfolio which has been really satisfying. I had... More
  • One Year Mark!

    by Hcirdoog | 27th of December, 2008

    I have been taking photos serious for about a year and have been on dreamstime for that long. Im very lucky to have had 60 photos accepted in that amount of time. But I'm still having difficulty referring people still to my site. Hopefully in 2009 i will have more success... More
  • Goal Setting in 2009 - and beyond...

    by Fultonsphoto | 27th of December, 2008

    I have read one or two blog articles on goal setting for 2009, which led me to share the following extract which I found rather interesting reading, and hopefully a revalation to some... Get Serious about Setting Goals (From Robin Sharma, Who will cry when you die?)... More
  • Setting goals for 2009

    by Mantonino | 27th of December, 2008

    As of December 31st, our total earnings on Dreamstime will be just over $1000. While a decent amount of money, we will not get to our goal with another year like that. Obviously there’s a need to greatly increase our number of salable images quickly. Goals in microstock... More
  • My first 1000th sale!!!

    by Aprescindere | 25th of December, 2008

    On December 24,I have already had the 1000th sale. I have spent only 10 months reaching this goal. I am very grateful to all buyers and DT team. Thanks Aprescindere This is my 1000th photo sold See Article
  • Reached 50 mark

    by Pardeep08 | 24th of December, 2008

    Wow....Today I reached the 50 mark. It feels great....This is just the beginning ..more to come... See Article
  • Photography Goals for 2009

    by Kasiden | 24th of December, 2008

    I thought it would be a good idea to make a list of my photography goals for 2009. 1. Start a local photography club. A monthly get together among friends and neighbors to discuss photography, learn more about our cameras and go on local photography expeditions.... More
  • Finally..

    by Billysiew | 17th of December, 2008

    200 uploads! As compare to others, this was nothing! Start from now, I want to set a goal that is average 1 upload for everyday. Hope I can make it! Here is the 200th picture: A Christmas blessing for you all! See Article
  • Over 200 uploads

    by Mollysauro | 12th of December, 2008

    I have reached a personal goal this month. See Article
  • I am Exclusive!!

    by Asklar | 2nd of December, 2008

    Yes I did it! I am Exclusive!!! Hopefully I make enough money to go on one of these Wish me luck! See Article
  • 300 Sales!

    by Hot99 | 29th of November, 2008

  • 50!!!!!! YES!

    by Asklar | 28th of November, 2008

    After 4 months I finally made it to 50! I am so excited. I have never done stock photography before but I am finally getting the hang of it!!! Check out some of my new pictures. Next goal..... 100!!!! I also hope to get more downloads. I see some of the other photographers... More
  • Got #1000 on line now!

    by Noonie | 28th of November, 2008

    I finally reached my goal of 1000 photos on line! I thought it would take me until December but the magic number was accepted today. The autumn season was so beautiful where I live that the shots I took helped me tremendously. I also had another reason for meeting my goal... More
  • 200 Sales!

    by Cleaper | 18th of November, 2008

    Whilst I haven't quite kept up with my somewhat over ambitious goal of 100-150 uploads a month I am pleased to say that my sales seem to be quite steady. I have just reached 200 sales in around 10 months. Although my limited experience tells me that if I had reached my... More
  • 222 approved images

    by Juleberlin | 10th of November, 2008

    It took me quite a while to get so far but now I have reach the repdigit of 222 approved images. Looks like I did it on purpose. ;-) The photo of the Smailholm Tower in Scotland is No. 222. Thanks to everyone for being so kind here. See Article

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