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My First Blog at DT
posted by digitalvox - 28th of july, 2011
Hi This is my first blog here, at DT, and I`m really happy to be here because this is just great microstock site. Few months ago, I almost totally switched my stock photo activities only at DT since, in my opinion, DT is just great... More...
Last week
posted by honkamaa - 25th of july, 2011
Last week stats: 17 uploads (33 total now) 1 sale (11 total now) Also raised approval percentages pretty much. For this week I hops to improve more, might be difficlt to get 17 photos online though since I wont have many photo... More...
Daily post
posted by honkamaa - 20th of july, 2011
Got 10 more photos approved yesterday (3 rejected). Good ratio for me since I was at about 35% approval rare earlier but now I am more serious about this. :) I have 26 photos online now so really closing in on my 50 photos goal.... More...
First sale of new era!
posted by honkamaa - 19th of july, 2011
Got my first sale since deciding to making a better effort here on DT. The photo had only been online for less than 3 days and I dont think its been visible in search result for very many hours. Its also my first exclusive image... More...
Gonna make a serious effort..
posted by honkamaa - 16th of july, 2011
Not new here since I joined over a year ago to try to sell some of my photos. Got 10 photos accepted and over the first year I also had 10 sells but it was not an serious effort from me since I didnt regulary upload new images. Now... More...
Right on track
posted by mvogel - 8th of july, 2011
A while back I blogged about my second payout. My first payout took almost a year and the second payout took 5 months. I said I hoped that the next payout would take less than 5 months. Well I am right on track to make this a... More...
Follow up to New Goal blog post
posted by mvogel - 5th of july, 2011
This is a follow up to a previous blog that I posted about my new goal for the month of 50 images approved with the ultimate goal of getting 150-200 approved per month. I got a lot of feedback on that post that stressed quality over... More...
New goal for the month
posted by mvogel - 5th of july, 2011
My goal for this month is to get 50 images approved in one month. I set a new BME last month for images approved at 41. My long term goal is to be able to get 150-200 images approved each month or a yearly total of around 2000.... More...
150 online, it's time to become exclusive!
posted by spat78 - 24th of june, 2011
Here it is my first blog article to celebrate my 150 online photos! I spent over a year on DT, without blowing my pics on other stock agencies... and i was wandering: "why not to became an exclusive contributor?" So let's try!... More...
Finally 200 images online
posted by mvogel - 15th of june, 2011
After a year and a half of hard work I finally have 200 images online. Actually 201 since I had a batch get accepted all at one time. If has been a long and hard road with a lot of learning along the way. Next stop 300 online.... More...
Payout #2
posted by mvogel - 9th of june, 2011
I finally reached payout number #2 today. Yesterday I was at $99.99, short by 1 cent but went over $100 last night. This payout came 2X faster than the first. Hopefully the next will be 2X faster than this one. More...
200 uploads !!!next goal 300 !! When will that be ??? ;-)
posted by egonzitter - 7th of june, 2011
205 accepted pictures from today ! next goal 300 !
500 online ... Happy day
posted by bevanward - 25th of may, 2011
It has been an interesting journey but am now proud to say that I have 500 online. It has been a great process of learning what is deemed of sufficient quality and relevant to the market. I have some early macro images of the usual... More...
100 sales
posted by mvogel - 20th of may, 2011
I reached a new milestone, 100 sales. I know it might not seem like much but each new goal reached gives me more motivation to work harder to meet the next goal, which for me is 200 files online and 200 sales. More...
Getting close to a new BME
posted by mvogel - 19th of may, 2011
The month is just barely half over and I am already close to a new BME. I guess that makes me a glass is half full type of person. Always looking at the bright side.
First 100 online story and future goals
posted by perolsson - 13th of may, 2011
Finally after a few months I have my first 100 images online, it has been quite a journey up to now. I started out in October to upload images to a couple of agencies. At the same time I was reading blogs and forum post to get up to... More...
I just cant believe finally 300 sales !!!
posted by darwinsm81 - 10th of may, 2011
Even though am a bit late to say i have made it over 300 sales!!! I can finally say "I DID IT"!!! It was a lot of work and i have to really thank to the many that shared their moments here, all of you guys are inspirations to success... More...
boosted my creativity with motivation
posted by marcovarro - 6th of may, 2011
Hello, I am an illustrator, sculptor, animator and independent short films author. I always been into the photography field due to my many art interests and at present I enjoy the challenge of being part of this "micro stock world"... More...
5,000 uploads...finally!
posted by cteconsulting - 4th of may, 2011
Whew! It feels like an eternity, but I finally have 5,000 uploads here at DT! Even though I work at home and am able to draw on a daily basis, it was a hefty goal to get to 5,000 illustrations, even more so with the new DT upload... More...
Another achievement!
posted by kodols - 12th of april, 2011
I just got over one hundred images accepted! That was my goal till now and i have made even more sales than images accepted. I am so happy to be here and be part of Dreamstime community. Thanks to all buyers, thanks to editors. My... More...
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