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  • La Douce Provence...part 2

    by Studioportosabbia | 18th of September, 2010

    I had another six approved two days ago so I'm happy to share them with you.... See Article
  • Always amazing what sells

    by Dprogers | 12th of September, 2010

    I'm always amazed at what images sell. This week I made two sales, one of an image I really like: and one of an image from a set that I had a good debate with editorial staff on: Indeed my images from Western Samoa have done really well, which is pleasing... More
  • The first of France

    by Studioportosabbia | 10th of September, 2010

    The first four photos of my Provence trip are online. France is a great country for photographers so the coming weeks I have enough material to upload:) See Article
  • Is the free section killing the market?

    by Bobsphotography | 10th of August, 2010

    For over a year I am a contributor to DT and after that year, I did put some pictures in the free section that were not even looked at. To my surprise these images are now the best downloaded ones of my portfolio. There are more than 97.000 photographers active on DT alone.... More
  • Make Your Print Materials More Effective

    by Jsternig | 9th of August, 2010

    Print materials are important to most everyone on Dreamstime, from photographers to designers looking for imagery. Last week in the Project Your Identity series we covered the importance of business cards. While certainly a very important aspect of your physical marketing... More
  • Is Your Business Card as Effective as it Could Be?

    by Jsternig | 29th of July, 2010

    With the rise of online social networking sites and virtual information exchange applications like bump, physical business cards have seen somewhat of a decline in recent years. While these new networking alternatives are certainly important tools and can vastly expand your... More
  • Microstock can also include art ?

    by Davidwatmough | 17th of July, 2010

    Sometimes we are advised that our submissions must be market orientated but occasionally we can combine the two strands commercial and artistic. Here are two examples accepted this week. Do you agree ? See Article
  • Get Your Photography Business Noticed

    by Jsternig | 15th of July, 2010

    One of the most important assets that your photography business has is its own identity. Unfortunately, many businesses struggle to use that identity to their advantage, whether because they are unaware of the potential that it holds, or because they are simply intimidated... More
  • My e-book

    by Starblue | 21st of June, 2010

    Hi all! It has been extremly busy spring time for me. Not only I have taken many new photos outside in nature, not only I have studied my new Adobe Photoshop CS5, I have also made the last revisions of the manuscrips "Zodiac Kids". I and together with my friend from... More
  • Using Twitter to Promote Your Dreamstime.com Account

    by Davewebbphoto | 14th of June, 2010

    Twitter could be the greatest advancement in Internet marketing since the e-mail autoresponder. There are millions out there in the Twitterverse, all hanging on your every word - sort of. Here are a few tips to drive people to your Dreamstime profile via Twitter: 1. New... More
  • Photography is a job

    by Davulcu | 26th of April, 2010

    I want to share my thoughts with you since I read frustrating lines in message boards about Stock Photography. I think photography is a nice job and "Stock Photography" is a part of it. Besides if you have nice stock portfolio which you can show to your clients it will... More
  • Marketing your images on Social Networks

    by Fcarucci | 14th of March, 2010

    Dreamstime does a great job at representing and marketing our images. Can we help too? I'd say yes, and I'm looking at ways to drive more traffic to my profile, hoping to improve sales, while I also try to improve my technical and compositional skills. Some marketing... More
  • Market is OK! Want To See?!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2009

    Hi everybody, I just want you all to feel OK about the micro-stock market cause as a buyer my self, I'm happy to tell you that I have reached over 200 downloads! More than 100 downloads within a month! And I am one among many that are active day and night! I have posted... More
  • Photo for free?

    by Saniphoto | 11th of August, 2009

    In my blog I recently posted about the photo for free strategy. Here in Dreamstime, as in other agencies, is quite popular the marketing technique to give a photo (or more photos) for free in exchange for portfolio visibility and possibly future sales. My point was to... More
  • Blogging may be a necessary marketing strategy

    by Saniphoto | 20th of July, 2009

    Today I have posted in my blog saniphoto.blogspot.com about the necessity to write a blog as a marketing strategy. In fact, is something that more and more microstock photographers start to consider and many already do. The problem is that most of times is hard to find... More
  • How to Use Dreamstime Image Collections to Market Your Stock Images

    by Laroach | 27th of June, 2009

    If you sell your stock images on Dreamstime as I do, you can take advantage of a great marketing tool: Image Collections. This is a technique of grouping together images with a specific theme or criteria, which are then accessible on the Dreamstime site. It's the perfect... More
  • Twittering Around!

    by Laroach | 27th of June, 2009

    I'm in love with Twitter! It's a fantastic marketing tool for microstock photographers that appears deceptively simple - but has many nuances to discover. What a great way to connect with web designers, publishers, and just about anyone else who might buy your photography.... More
  • My microstock blog

    by Saniphoto | 7th of June, 2009

    Today I want to make the official announce of the start of my own blog at: I will try to make of it not only a brand marketing tool (that's the primary goal, I confess!), but also something useful about the microstock photography, with tips, tricks, advices, interviews,... More
  • food, fish, vegetables and market

    by Oliviermeerson | 5th of June, 2009

    i have tried last month to move on new subjects. it's a very interesting experiment that you learn a lot from. fish especially difficult because it needs to be fresh. vegetables are reflecting light like hell ! real ones even more than plastic ones commonly sold. and... More
  • Need tips on picking subjects

    by Karensuki | 13th of April, 2009

    Well this time I had a illustration refused because the subject was too specific. It was an illustration of three cranes on a white background. I thought the subject would be snapped up because there is not that many in the database. But that theory was just shot down...... More

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