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  • Free marketing for your Christmas images and illustrations

    by Chanevy | 30th of November, 2012

    I have decided that it would be a great idea to attract some BUYERS to my stock photo page. The best way to do this is to have some AWESOME stuff available there (via a link to DT) So....put your Christmas collections together as a collection or lightbox and post a... More
  • A Collection of a Few of My Favourite Things.. Tasty Markets & Insects

    by Dash76 | 13th of October, 2012

    I have often looked at people making collections and wondered if there was any merit in it so, I have decided to make my own. The big question has been what the collection should be about so I looked at my photos to see if I had favourite, sub-conscious DT subject. It turns... More
  • 3 Quick Tips to Market for More Downloads

    by Chanevy | 28th of May, 2012

    Just like some people think that anyone with a decent camera can point, shoot, and create a great image, some photographers seem to think that great images should somehow sell themselves. It's true that sites like DT take a lot of the burden of marketing off our shoulders,... More
  • Social Media: Are we on the Edge of a New Market for Images?

    by Afagundes | 23rd of May, 2012

    All this debate about Pinterest made me wonder about what this new social networks mean to our image marketing. Meanwhile we are terrified with the escalation of piracy and finding tons of cooyrights inflingements around the web, we wonder if this industry has a future or... More
  • Milestone of 50 photos reached!! Exclusive or NOT?

    by Saap585 | 30th of March, 2012

    Yes, Milestone of 50 photos reached!! Exclusive or NOT? In less than a month, i reached the EXCLUSIVITY limit, and now here comes the Q: TO BE or NOT TO BE? I have to admit that at the beginning before a month, I was excited to reach that limit and apply for exclusive... More
  • Photography as a career?

    by Fultonsphoto | 15th of March, 2012

    I have recently been retrenched from my job after 23 years in the IT industry. I have gone for numerous job interviews but as yet have had no success in finding another job, this being due to age, job market congestion etc etc…As part of my retrenchment package I have... 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
  • A favour to ask

    by Shadow69 | 22nd of September, 2011

    Hello all, I have just created a Facebook page for my photography in an attempt to get some more exposure and publicize Dreamstime at the same time. I would like to ask you to have a look and if you have any suggestions please do let me know. At the same time if you would... More
  • Marketers want two things: Good Photos and Affiliate Money

    by Davidhowse | 3rd of August, 2011

    In March 2011 I published the first issue of Alberta Marketing Strategy Magazine. It is a short run (25,000 print copies) B2B print and web publication. The image in this article was used for the composite to show clients. When the client who was to be put on the cover... More
  • Local Markets

    by Halient | 5th of July, 2011

    I just wanted to take the opportunity to say that since summer is here that there is a place that photographers have a great option for shooting. The Local Farmers Markets Since most local farmers markets are only open seasonally this is a great way to see and... More
  • +11,000 views for an image in a single day

    by Achilles | 9th of June, 2011

    Here's a short but true story of how online socializing can work to your advantage financially speaking. Fame is only a few clicks away. A regular Dreamstime image got to be virally famous, when filmmaker, actor and recently author, Albert Brooks tweeted yesterday:... More
  • Chile Peppers

    by Laroach | 19th of May, 2011

    In New Mexico your waiter will always ask "Red or Green?" ... you get the picture. (And yes, we do spell "chile" with an "e" in the Land of Enchantment.) "Chili represents your three stages of matter: solid, liquid and eventually gas." ~ from the TV show Roseanne "What... More
  • Viva la Farmer's Market

    by Laroach | 18th of May, 2011

    How can you not smile when you see these luscious, just-picked cherries all in a row on a blue gingham table cloth! Viva la Farmer's Market! "Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people." ~ Elizabeth Berry For more... More
  • Celebrating the Farmer's Market

    by Laroach | 17th of May, 2011

    It's time for the Farmer's Market. One of my favorite places to photograph, I always look for a local outdoor market when I'm traveling. And when I'm home - you'll find me at the Santa Fe Farmer's Market from the end of May through the end of October. With artfully displayed... More
  • Last Chances or Shamelss Self-Marketing

    by Georgeskyrillos | 7th of May, 2011

    I thought of giving a heads up to the buyers about the files I have with very few sales left before getting bumped up to the next level. Here's the last chance to buy each of these at a lower price! 1 more sale to be level 2: 2 more sales to... More
  • Old Market in Leuven

    by Katrien55 | 6th of May, 2011

    Old market (Dutch:oude markt) is a square in the center of Leuven, Belgium. It bears the nickname "the longest bar in the world". It is one of the favourite relaxed places for both local people and tourists. If you come to Leuven, don't forget to visit it to have a look... More
  • 5Ps of Microstock

    by Haslinda | 20th of April, 2011

    When I was studying Marketing in school, the 4Ps were drilled into our brains. Let's go into the world of microstock and apply this. Product - Photography/Illustration As contributors, we are the suppliers. So make the product unique and of good quality and buyers will... More
  • Get yourself out there!

    by Petarneychev | 8th of January, 2011

    How do you make the most of the referral program? How do you popularize your photography online? Perhaps you're looking into shooting some assignments for direct clients in the year to boost your creativity, experience and income... But then, how do you get these? For those... More
  • Marketing, Sales, and Photography

    by Davidhowse | 12th of December, 2010

    Tips from a Buyer, How to Sell More of Your Photos As a marketer in Alberta, Canada I've been using DreamsTime for about three years. The first few photos I purchased where for proposals and temporary marketing and advertising pieces. After buying over 400 photos... More
  • Gold Market!

    by Mani33 | 30th of November, 2010

    Just thought of sharing this image in use... Decorating the front of a small shop in one street of Lisbon for Gold and buying values... Click here to see the final results... Of course with all the shop info removed! Hope you like it! Thanks! More

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