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Finally an upward trend
posted by mvogel - 28th of march, 2014
After many months of decreasing sales and revenue I am finally on an upward trend. This month marks a new BME for revenue for a month and a new sales and revenue BME for a quarter. What is the secret? Putting in the work. Create,... More...
Share your experience
posted by augustinasg - 12th of january, 2014
I am very curious could you tell me guys how many sales made 100$ in your case ?
May starts great
posted by matthiase - 9th of may, 2013
Just got some sales just a few days in to this month. And my portfolio increases almost everyday. Its the old stock photo trick = "Never-let-the-upload-queue-be-empty". Always have images in the review queue. Never stop uploading :... More...
Milestone - First month with over 10$ in revenue
posted by ntrifunovic - 9th of april, 2013
It's only 9th April and I've earned over 10$ this month. This is the first time ever I've earned over 10$ in a month and it makes me so happy :) Thank you DT :) I believe it has something to do with change in pricing model, because... More...
Tax (Czech rep. - Europe)
posted by vennys - 2nd of march, 2013
I´d like to ask,how to handle my earnings while taxation. I understand the system with forms (did already) and my earnings are beeing prooved under czech (Europe) tax system, but should I declare something in US, even I filled the... More...
Not even uploaded my complete portfolio, still I have already 3 sales!
posted by marceladmiraal - 20th of february, 2013
Hello everybody, I'm a Dutch photographer. For the past I've worked mostly on commission as a sports, travel, nature and studio photographer before I got sucked into the corporate life. Now I'm trying to get back to photography... More...
thinking about cancelling exclusivity...
posted by cristalloid - 3rd of january, 2013
the last monthes sales and especially revenue have fallen to one half to one third they used to be a year ago (and that due to uploading constantly and having more pictures online than ever before)... so I am thinking about cancelling... More...
3 years with DT (some stats)
posted by igordabari - 29th of november, 2012
Yesterday 3 years passed since my registration on DT. I have got some stats that could be of interest for others, so let me share some of my figures with you. So, after 1st year I had 216 images online, 92 sales and revenue of $$... More...
100 sales on Dreamstime today and a few more
posted by m4rio1979 - 30th of october, 2012
Here it is. My 100 sales on Dreamstime in one year and six months since I have joined this great community. I think this is pretty good, because I have pretty small portfolio with only 176 images online. This is image that I have... More...
My 100th sale!
posted by sindorei - 22nd of july, 2012
Hello everyone, Just weeks after I successfully reached one great milestone here on dreamstime, namely having 100 uploaded images, another great achievement was fulfilled, I sold my 100th picture: Even while enjoying this success,... More...
First TIFF sale on Dreamstime!!!!
posted by m4rio1979 - 14th of february, 2012
Yesterday I had my first TIFF sale, and biggest revenue so far. 15 credits or 10.06$. This is also my first image downloaded twice. On first download this image earnd me 1.25$ This is my TIFF sold image Also yesterday it was... More...
My first $1000
posted by jerryway - 21st of january, 2012
It has been exactly 7 months since I jumped into microstock business with DT. Today I am happy to announce that I just made the first $1000 with 582 sales. Alone with the $1000 revenue, there are a couple of other milestones achieved... More...
Santa's Visit
posted by hotmidhun - 5th of january, 2012
Santa visited me at the beginning of December itself, and stayed with me throughout. It's Jan, and Santa has gone... December had been my BME. While I got the same number of sales in October, the revenue was something quite ushering... More...
My first $500
posted by jerryway - 4th of november, 2011
It has been a little over 4 months since I jumped into microstock business with DT. Today I am happy to announce that I just made my first $500 with 343 sales. Alone with the $500 revenue, there are a couple of other milestones achieved... More...
Credit sales to the rescue
posted by mvogel - 31st of october, 2011
October was turning out to be a lack luster month in terms of revenue and sales until today. On the last day of the month I got two level 4 credit sales on this photograph which doubled my revenue for the month. Thank you to however... More...
100 sales
posted by kethan - 30th of september, 2011
My sales reached 100, and have $161.67 revenue. I'm so glad. Thank DT and all buyers. Thanks everybody
U.S. $ 200
posted by jianbinglee - 5th of september, 2011
Yesterday, the total revenue of $ 200. Although small, it can be considered a node. Recently uploaded small, may be busy, it could be a bad mood, not making a good photo. Anyway, I hope I enjoy the photography process to receive the... More...
What was your first commercial work?
posted by dorvard - 28th of august, 2011
What was your first commercial work which you have created? At what age you have created it. For how much you have sold it. And on what have then spent the revenue? On how much remembered my first drawing which by me have sold to... More...
$1,000 club member
posted by ilbcnu - 8th of july, 2011
1st goal reached! Slowly but surely you can do it! I am not near as active as I should be and my profile isn't as grand as it could be. But I am proof that slowly week by week your sales will increase and then Wow it happens...... More...
Another TIFF Download
posted by francesco83 - 1st of july, 2011
This is my last TIFF Download which I'd like to share with you Thanks to the customer
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