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Wishing
posted by noonie - 22nd of september, 2008
I wish I may, I wish I might, have 800 tonight. Let's see which one gets me there. With one goal, and many tribulations, I should make it. I've had a very busy day and am on edge. I ate ice cream for supper. I'm excited. I think... More...
500+ online, 50%+, Editor's Choice!
posted by walleyelj - 18th of september, 2008
Hey All, Big day today! I started the week at 405 photos after two plus years. As of today, I now have 509! In addition, I'm finally over a 50% acceptance ration for the first time. The best part, though, was having this photo selected... More...
Another photo for the trophy room
posted by dcwcreations - 28th of august, 2008
As I learn while adding to my portfolio I also have goals I set for myself just like many other folks in the Dreamstime community. Not only is this a very important part of the learning curve that makes us better in what we do, it'... More...
200th Image online....
posted by jaboardm - 27th of august, 2008
Had my 200th image accepted last night. It was this feeding Northern Shoveler. I was able to accomplish this a little ahead of schedule, and am begining to think I can reach 300 by the end of September. Do have football and soccer... More...
Achieved goal I set on Lacrosse images...
posted by jaboardm - 26th of august, 2008
I Made it!!! and then some... At the beginning of this month I set a personal goal to have 50% of the lacrosse images on this site. Not a large goal for a big company, but as a small contributer it was a little more challenging.... More...
Another goal down
posted by moonb007 - 13th of august, 2008
As stated in my last blog, I have been more aggressive with shooting and uploading this summer then I have been in the past. All this has been to push my hobby even further and get a better understanding of the stock industry. As... More...
50% of the Lacrosse photo's....
posted by jaboardm - 11th of august, 2008
I have made it, and still have a few more images under review and several more to submit. Do a search for lacrosse and 50.8% of the actual lacrosse shots are mine. Ok, here's the current breakdown... Lacrosse search results... More...
Finally something other than lacrosse...
posted by jaboardm - 7th of august, 2008
I was beginning to feel that I would only have my lacrosse photo's downloaded and be known for nothing else. Not that having lots of lacrosse photo's is a bad thing, I would also like to have other talents. Even though I am... More...
100th Image approved...
posted by jaboardm - 7th of august, 2008
I was trying to reach this goal by the end of July, but will have to settle for reaching it on August 1st. Only 1 day off. 100th Image was of an Osprey diving for a fish. Now I have set a goal to upload another 100 in August... More...
Set your next Dreamstime Milestone
posted by agathabrown - 1st of august, 2008
We all know goals motivate us, and it feels fab to finally reach one. So what is your next Dreamstime Milestone ? For so long mine has been to get a "people shot" accepted. And of course, like with everything else, i spent way... More...
Setting Goals
posted by lifesazoo - 30th of july, 2008
I became a member of Dreamstime on May 12, 2008 and did not know what to expect since I had already been turned down by other stock sites for only taking pictures of animals. After my first set of pictures started going through the... More...
100 In One Month
posted by noonie - 28th of july, 2008
It just happened--I was trying to get to 100 uploads this month and I made it! I have been going crazy with the summer pictures and I had a chance at 100 so I went for it. It feels good to do something like that and know that I'm... More...
500th download
posted by ejla - 31st of may, 2008
I have finally reached my 500th download! JEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!! Stil more uploads than downloads.But, I'm improving my acceptance ratio and I'm close to my first goal of 1:1 (dl :upl). or some of... More...
100 sales :-)
posted by studioceja - 14th of april, 2008
Reached my 100th sale. Must have happened over the weekend. I think it was this: Has anyone else noticed how most sales mostly take place on weekdays? Thanks to all who purchased and helped... More...
Goal Setting Part 3 - Achievement
posted by danp68 - 27th of march, 2008
Today was a landmark day for me in microstock. I received my 50th and 51st downloads of the month only 27 days into March, which allowed me to achieve my goal of 50 downloads in 1 month much sooner than expected. In this final blog... More...
Goal Setting Part 2
posted by danp68 - 3rd of march, 2008
As promised in Part 1, I am tracking my progress toward achieving 50 downloads in 1 month at Dreamstime by 7/31/2008. The first two months of my challenge have been successful. In January I set a personal record with 28 downloads,... More...
Starting in a rush
posted by rgebbiephoto - 19th of february, 2008
So, the rush is on. Our goal? 750 quality images up and running by the end of April. We are currently at 250. The initial thought was to just flood with the images we already have, we definitely have a good 400 in our "Secondary... More...
Goal Setting for Results
posted by danp68 - 25th of december, 2007
I have used goal setting in various aspects of my life with tremendous success. Two decades ago, I accomplished the seemingly impossible task of writing my own computer role playing game. I literally broke down every programming task... More...
New to stock Photography
posted by cjoshua05 - 27th of october, 2007
Hi Everyone Just dropping in to say Hi. I'm fairly new to the stock photography and finding it challenging. Challenging to keep pushing myself to make better photos that is. LOL My current goal is to reach the 50 photos online.... More...
Whoooooaaaa, We're half way there!
posted by astargirl - 17th of october, 2007
OK, that's my Bon Jovi reference for today, but anyway... I'm excited to announce that I've broken the $50 mark, so I'm halfway to achieving a payout! This is the last image sold Not very exciting, but hey, it got me there. Sales... More...
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