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A slooooooow start.
posted by markandrewphotography - 1st of april, 2011
Hi folks. Well, 2011 has been a very, very slow start. So slow in fact, I'm able to include within this blog the total number of images uploaded since the new year began. However, it is by no means an indication of how the remaining... More...
The End of March Equals New Goals
posted by angelaostafichuk - 27th of march, 2011
Thank you Dreamstimers! At the beginning of 2011 I had written down that I would upload/sell 300 photos by the end of the year. By Mid-March I had accomplished both goals and now am moving on to bigger ones for the end of the year.... More...
First image to reach Level 4
posted by jaboardm - 23rd of march, 2011
/ I have finally had an image reach Level 4, only one level away from the coveted Level 5. The image to the left made this mark on 3/19/11, I hope it doesn't take as long for the next 25 DL's that it took for the first 25. It took... More...
My first 100 images online!!!
posted by nero67 - 18th of march, 2011
Hello dear friends, another milestone reached today: 100 images online!!! I'm very happy to share my achievement with you :-) These are the images that have allowed me to achieve this goal Have a nice weekend :-)... More...
Third level!!
posted by angelaravaioli - 16th of march, 2011
My first third level and I am very happy!!!!! I hope there are other!!!
Happy day!
posted by countrymama - 10th of march, 2011
Today marks a big milestone for me here at Dreamstime as I reached the $1000 in revenue mark. The sale that got me over was of our happy dog. I think he's getting a steak tonight:) It's time to go do the 'happy mama'... More...
100 Uploads!
posted by onedayoneimage - 9th of march, 2011
Very happy to have reached my second portfolio goal! Here's one of the images that helped me get there, it's the glorious flowering Guayacan tree of Central America.
Thank You February!
posted by angelaostafichuk - 28th of february, 2011
The sales keep getting better so a big thanks to everyone :) One level four and four level threes which is great and my original goal of 300/300 looks like it will be reached plus more. And as I slowly gather school supplies, books... More...
Hard work is starting to pay off
posted by mvogel - 26th of february, 2011
The hard work that I have been putting in to increase my portfolio is finally starting to pay off. There is a definite upward trend in my stats, sales and revenue. This month has been another good month for me. Second best... More...
Over 50%
posted by mvogel - 25th of february, 2011
Last month I blogged that I was almost at a 50% acceptance ratio. Well I finally got back to 50%. Now I just need to keep it up there.
January...so far 2011 is off to a great start!
posted by angelaostafichuk - 31st of january, 2011
Although I've been on this site for awhile, I've moved much slower then I should when it comes to uploading due to numerous things. So for 2011, one of my new years resolutions was to get 300 up and 300 sold and so far so good. With... More...
500 images goal!
posted by leda_d - 24th of january, 2011
Passed the goal of 500 images in portfolio!!! This is the group where there is the 500th, right for celebrate! Thank you Dreamstime :) Leda_d More...
posted by groovychick69 - 20th of january, 2011
YEH! I HIT THE 324 UPLOAD MARK! Yes, it did take a little longer than expected but I work full time as a Graphic Designer so my job is my first priority. My goal this year is to start creating more creative images. I'm so inspired... More...
One a day...
posted by mvogel - 12th of january, 2011
My New Year's resolution, besides losing weight, is to upload and get accepted at least 1 photo or vector each day of the year. Of course I will try for more if possible. I am a little behind as I want to have 365 images accepted... More...
My first payout
posted by mvogel - 11th of january, 2011
After a year I finally reached $100 so I can get my first payout. Here is the photo that put me over the top. Even though I have been at it a year it has not been a year of straight work. I was slow to start and basically took... More...
Yeah! Milestone of 1.300 images finally reached
posted by fotodesignjegg - 11th of january, 2011
Dear DT Photographers, It took more time than expected, but finally I have 1.300 images online. What is your portfolio size and what is your next milestone? More information about me and my stock history you can find... More...
Reassessment of Goals: Why we do photography!
posted by visceralimage - 8th of january, 2011
Last week, I wrote the blog article "It is the New year, time to set your Dreamstime Goals" in which I showed that mathematically I could increase my income to reach my goals by increasing my portfolio size by roughly 100 images a month.... More...
It is the New Year, time to set your Dreamstime Goals
posted by visceralimage - 6th of january, 2011
Generally, around the New Year, most of us set new goals or adjustments to our life. I am a goal oriented person; I like to set goals for myself and then challenge myself to achieve these goals. I find that without goals, I am not... More...
Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.
posted by markandrewphotography - 27th of december, 2010
It's that time between Christmas and New Year when people start to think about making their New Year resolutions, often focussed on dieting and/or stopping smoking. I'm no exception to making them myself, likewise breaking them!... More...
Thanks to all in 2010!
posted by angelaostafichuk - 15th of december, 2010
Thank you to everyone who read my blogs and brought my photos this year! It means a lot to me! I had set a goal for selling 150 by the end of 2010 and was very surprised and pleased to have surpassed that! Although my goal of having... More...
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