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Make HTML5 personal web and promote your DT portfolio!
posted by tmarchev - 6th of april, 2012
Hi! Yesterday i made free porfolio and personal web with new HTML5 language. The advantages are there ready templates that are well optimized and you can change everything yourself with a few mouse... More...
100 images online, what a journey :)
posted by teabum - 27th of march, 2012
Today I signed in to my profile and here it was looking at me ... "magical 100" in the uploads. That has made my day to finally cross to three digit number. Also image which pushed me over the top has symbolic 2013 (New Year illustration)... More...
A small step for DT - but a big one for me
posted by roboriginal - 8th of march, 2012
After one year and two weeks with Dreamstime I finally reached a personal milestone with now 1000 images in my portfolio. Having had a lazy start in the first months with no experience in stock photo business at all, I started working... More...
Milestone: 200th Image Online
posted by hotmidhun - 18th of february, 2012
Close to a week back, I added a milestone blog entry to let the world know that I earned my first $200 here at DT. This blog has 2 things in common with the previous post: This blog is also on a new milestone, and again has 200 involved.... More...
Sales followup - adjust your portfolio on the fly
posted by coraldesign - 14th of february, 2012
Not sure how many of you guys out there upload all the photos you get in a shooting session. I figured out I upload less than 10% of all good photos and some pictures, sometimes because they are pretty similar to one another so I don'... More...
Increasing Acceptance Level
posted by peanutroaster - 30th of january, 2012
I started with Dreamstime in July 2011. After years of putting serious photography on the back burner as we raised our son, the purchase of my first serious digital camera lead me to micro-stock and the possibilities of turning a passion... More...
Feedback on Portfolio
posted by hotmidhun - 23rd of january, 2012
Hi Friends... It has been few months since I had asked this to anybody.. I now have a little more than 160 photos online, and I would like to get a honest feedback on my portfolio. (few samples attached) Though I try to... More...
Low Views, Fast Sales
posted by peanutroaster - 8th of january, 2012
The question always arises, do views translate into sales? Or what is the connection between sales and views? Basically there is no scientific formula that translates views into sales. Consider the following: An image with high... More...
Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification
posted by peanutroaster - 19th of december, 2011
"Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that... More...
200 images online
posted by friday123 - 18th of december, 2011
I have finally reached the 200 images online! I know it's not a lot, but i learned so much. Thanks to Dreamstime! And good luck to all contributors!
What Sells: A look at my best and worst selling images
posted by aviahuismanphotography - 15th of december, 2011
Many blogs and message board postings are dedicated to tips, thoughts, tricks, comments and questions about improving portfolio sales. It seems that much of the mystery and frustration surrounding this topic results from the fact that... More...
How to add pics to collections?
posted by sindorei - 14th of december, 2011
Hello, I have a number of architectural shots in my portfolio, however, they lack views. Therefore the obvious thought was to have them included in various themed collections for better exposure. Yet I still have to discover how... More...
100 foto in portfolio!
posted by umbertoleporini - 16th of november, 2011
I have finally reached the 100 photos in portfolio...next step 500 photos. hi, to all of you!!
500 photos in portfolio online !!!
posted by pbukal - 16th of november, 2011
Small millenium I've reached 500 images in my portfolio and I hope the sales will increase. :D Best selling image
50 uploads!
posted by tikiri - 7th of november, 2011
Yipee, finally I reached this pretty round number of uploads in my portfolio! It took quite long, but there was the busy-final-exam September (aye, I am a bachelor now) followed by the busy-celebrating-travelling October. Ok, let'... More...
How to search your own portfolio.......
posted by bcritchley - 4th of november, 2011
Ok for some time now, in fact from the time I started on here I have all ways searched for my pictures by going into my online files link in the management area. As my portfolio has grown this has resulted in an issue that this feature... More...
2000 images!
posted by sabinoparente - 3rd of november, 2011
Finally I've reached 2000 images in my portfolio, and i have more than 700 images waiting to be submitted, i hope the sales will increase!
500 photos in mine portfolio at least!!!
posted by elemak - 28th of october, 2011
I am very glad that at last that could load 500 photos, it is very important for me as I only as took 2 years the camera in hands.
Goal Accomplished
posted by lowthian - 24th of october, 2011
I have accomplished my latest goal on DT and have reached 500 sales. It's taken a while because of my small portfolio, but I'm happy that I have finally reached it. I'm setting my next one at 1000 sales. Here is the image that got me... More...
I would like to introduce a friend of mine ;)
posted by titania1980 - 17th of october, 2011
Hi all! I would like to introduce a friend of mine. Her name is Cristina (http://www.dreamstime.com/Cristinakris_info) and she doesn't speak English, I was thinking in introducing some of their images in order to help her with... More...
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