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Hurrah!
posted by kamell - 18th of march, 2014
I already have a few sales for 12 and 13 credits. This is a very pleasant surprise for me.
If Your're Going To Do Stock, Then Do It For Fun AND Profit
posted by wisconsinart - 22nd of december, 2013
There are many Contributors here who are hobbyist photographers, perhaps specializing in landscapes or wildlife. Nothing wrong with that as most of us are passionate for various types of photography which is part of the road that led... More...
My lucky day! $55 profit
posted by jackbluee - 17th of july, 2013
Today was my lucky day. I had 5 sales and made $55. It is the biggest profit I've ever made in a day! Here are the pictures. Yesterday I had 6 sales too, but they were subscription sales and only made $2.52, comparing with today... More...
Pictures that make the most sales
posted by jackbluee - 31st of may, 2013
You never know which of your pictures could make the most sales. I've been selling pictures for 9 months. The picture on the left turned purple first in 5 months. It's made 6 sales with $16.93 profit. It is an Editorial image too. Never... More...
Make MORE money from old designs & illustrations
posted by jasnemo - 10th of november, 2011
I'd like to share a great tip for illustrators who already sell or are considering selling artwork on Dreamstime. This idea has worked extremely well for me. And while this article is a little wordy, if you take the time to read it,... More...
Microstock = Microloans
posted by laroach - 28th of september, 2011
A year ago I decided to donate whatever funds I made from selling microstock images to women entrepreneurs in third world countries. I do this by lending money through microloans at Kiva.org. Each loan helps a woman who is working hard... More...
Taking a risk
posted by mvogel - 24th of may, 2011
Here are two examples of a risk that I took last year. This is a random picture that I snapped at a local city fair and a crab on the beach while on vacation. Once I returned home and started going through all of the images I found... More...
Net Profit after Tax
posted by qing02051981 - 3rd of may, 2011
Net profit is a measure of the profitability of a venture after accounting for all costs. How much have you earn so far from Dreamstime?
Finally uploading photos of people besides my daughters
posted by jannelle - 19th of may, 2010
It took me a while to start thinking about uploading stock beyond just nature,objects,and my daughters. I'm excited to start uploading more photos of people! I'm still not sure what to do though... any suggestions on what is needing?... More...
Do you pay your models for submitting photos here?
posted by amnemcova - 31st of march, 2010
Do you pay your models for submitting photos here? Or some kind of profit?
My first 100 usd !
posted by davulcu - 16th of march, 2010
After a few months I did my first 100 usd. I wanted to share my pleasure and thank to everyone who conributed to my work Thanks and regards Serdar Tibet
Exclusive Sale
posted by peter.kirillov - 23rd of november, 2009
You never know what image would make the most revenue for you. Last month I had my first sell with SR-EL (Sell the Rights) license. It was an image of winter forest. Similar to this (but not exactly like this). Image was staying... More...
Am I really making money from microstock?
posted by marekuliasz - 15th of november, 2009
I started microstock photography 2 years ago. Today, I have almost 1800 pictures in my portfolio submitted to multiple agencies and working part time for microstock. Every month, I am posting earnings reports in my blog, Pixels... More...
Not many Sales or Sales are Decreasing?
posted by wisconsinart - 29th of august, 2009
Are you wondering why you're not getting very many sales? Or are you an old pro with stock but wondering why sales are decreasing? I have some tips that will hopefully be of help. I am new to stock but I have 30 years experience... More...
Photography from hobby to work...
posted by fabioconcetta - 26th of august, 2009
Hello everyone, my name is Fabio and photographer for about 8 years. I started with the old Contax and the darkroom for many years, I still remember the excitement of when I dipped the paper in acid and it has become my first picture.... More...
The Niche In Your Back Yard
posted by wisconsinart - 17th of august, 2009
You can give the same camera to 100 different people yet you will see 100 unique collections of work after the people have created a collection of images. This is because as individuals we all see the world differently and our creativity... More...
Who bought my Pictures?
posted by mherman - 3rd of august, 2008
I started posting a pictures about 2 weeks ago and have a few sales. I'm looking to expand, seeing this as a great way to gain exposure and make a few dollars. With this being a new endeavor, I'm working through some questions about... More...
Keyword inspiration
posted by lorna - 5th of june, 2008
Stuck for keywords!? No one sees my great image You may know the feelling, great picture but no one seems to view it thus no sales. The image is great but maybe the keywords are not, or maybe the image and the keywords are... More...
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