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Make Your Print Materials More Effective
posted 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... More...
Is Your Business Card as Effective as it Could Be?
posted 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... More...
Microstock can also include art ?
posted 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 ? More...
Get Your Photography Business Noticed
posted 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,... More...
My e-book
posted 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".... More...
Using Twitter to Promote Your Dreamstime.com Account
posted 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... More...
Photography is a job
posted 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... More...
Marketing your images on Social Networks
posted 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... More...
Market is OK! Want To See?!
posted 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... More...
Photo for free?
posted 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... More...
Blogging may be a necessary marketing strategy
posted 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... More...
How to Use Dreamstime Image Collections to Market Your Stock Images
posted 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... More...
Twittering Around!
posted 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... More...
My microstock blog
posted 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,... More...
food, fish, vegetables and market
posted 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... More...
Need tips on picking subjects
posted 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.... More...
thailand, floating market, colorful people
posted by oliviermeerson - 3rd of april, 2009
yesterday i have seen a movie that reminded me the floating market in bangkok. this trip to asia teached me a lot about colors and people. That was a beautiful experience. i will never forget. More...
Real Stock photography?
posted by charlydamart - 2nd of april, 2009
I am newbie on stock photography (just since October 2008) and I am a little bit lost on what people actually search on it. Nowadays I have only (not bad, but…) 75 images on line and some of them have been taken before I was a... More...
Stock market
posted by linqong - 29th of march, 2009
Have you ever entered the stock market?It was a full of risks and exciting place ... I never dare to trade stocks,even if is a very good period in the quotations, I have not entered the stock market either. More...
Developing a Style
posted by destinyvispro - 12th of march, 2009
I admire the submitters at Dreamstime who have committed to developing their art and skill. I often look at other people's work and try to learn from it. Unfortunately, this cuts into my productivity but fortunately, when I do learn... More...
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