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  • Slowly but surely

    by Phildaint | 31st of December, 2011

    I'm relatively new here and probably have the worst online files to sales going but i plan to keep running with it... Since i started taking photography seriously at the beginning of '09 i have just dumped all my pictures onto various external hard drives with the odd... More
  • Fast sales from new photos!

    by Gbfoto | 29th of December, 2011

    It is the festive season! I got two sales on two new photos within a couple of days being accepted... if only this happened with all photos! ;O) Here are the photos and they were purchased on the 2nd and 5th views! A big thanks to all the buyers out there! More
  • Finally 900 uploads!

    by Popocorn | 25th of December, 2011

    Hi everyone out there! Finally I reached 900 uploads and 1400 sales! It took me 18 months to get there. Thank you all and Happy Holidays! See Article
  • Six Years Microstocking

    by Bright | 23rd of December, 2011

    Three years ago, I was posting "3 Years Microstocking" by discussing about the changing market of (micro)stock photography. Have there been significant changes ever since? The end of year is often an excellent time to look back and think about what... More
  • Early Christmas present - a nice Tiff sale

    by Peanutroaster | 20th of December, 2011

    I've had a good day today sales wise. The most exciting one was this Tiff sale: That image was one of the first ones I uploaded. I'll be looking for it on a billboard or the side of a bus I guess. I also had a nice quick sale of this image that I just recently... More
  • First Sale - First Month results

    by Ntrifunovic | 20th of December, 2011

    I had my first sale exactly a moth ago. With this image Since then I had three more sales (two of them where subscription sales) :), and I have more then doubled size of my portfolio to 30 pictures. These are the images that had sales:... More
  • 200 Sales! Now what?

    by Mvogel | 19th of December, 2011

    A couple of days ago I finally reached 200 sales with the purchase of this image. While this a great milestone, it leaves me wondering what to do next. I do not think that I have reached my creative limit but I am definitely in slump. When I get home from work I... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    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 you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • My first 50 - SOLD

    by Streager | 19th of December, 2011

    So, as already the title says, I reached 50 units sold, which was my first goal. Approaching the magic limit of 100 dollars, which is my second goal. I will not request money, because my next goal is, to earn 200, 300 and so on, up to 1000 dollars....... and then continue.... More
  • a little frustrated

    by Jlhope | 18th of December, 2011

    December is my worst sales moth. Over more than half moth past, I've got only two sales , little views of portfolio . Before the two slaes appeared, I even doubted my account was blocked for buyers. I wonder is there anyone here has the same situation like me this month?... More
  • 1000 Sales!

    by Rosedarc | 16th of December, 2011

    I'm very happy that finally reached 1000 sales, after a bit more than 2 years exclusive on Dreamstime, thanks to a nice extra large kangaroo fight credit sale! Nice milestone to remember :-) I wish I had more time to take photos and upload, but ultimately I think it's... More
  • What Sells: A look at my best and worst selling images

    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 just because a photo is impressive to... More
  • 500 it is...

    by Archangel72 | 13th of December, 2011

    Yippie... ;)) I reached 500 sold pictures on Dreamstime. For now, with my present portfolio, every 3 months = 100 pictures sold. I should increase number of pictures in my gallery, and than observe how the selling ratio increases. I noticed "great jump-increase in sales"... More
  • Christmas sales

    by Djpicasso | 9th of December, 2011

    Christmas is very close, but not subjects of illustrations on demand. I'll wait for the summer) See Article
  • 200 sales!

    by Wordplanet | 8th of December, 2011

    I was reviewing my stats for November and realized my first sale last month was my 200th sale on Dreamstime. A few nautical images among last month's sales (lately my best-selling category) including these: but seasonal photos were the biggest sellers - such as... More
  • Gone Exclusive

    by Mlhead | 7th of December, 2011

    I did it, signed up to go Exclusive with Dreamstime and got accepted! I had tried another agency and despite having lots of photos accepted I wasn't making any sales. So I did it and immediatley got few bucks for my uploads, and made my first Exclusive sale. Plus I have a... More
  • Winter sales

    by Dark3y3s | 5th of December, 2011

    Yey! In two days I sold this image twice, for 7 and 10 credits! This is quite a great achievement for me and boosts up my hope for the first payout. I also sold this one recently: Aaand, for all the buyers out there: And there's more on my profile and in my... More
  • 5000 sales!!!

    by Francy874 | 5th of December, 2011

    Hello dear friends, yesterday I reached a new milestone: 5000 sales on DT!!! It took me just over 2 years with 877 images in my portfolio. Three months have passed since I reached 4000 sales and I had a big jump in November that was my BME. In november I had 353 sales:... More
  • First sale on DT

    by Peanutroaster | 4th of December, 2011

    I'm up to 121 sales but back when I started this photograph taken at a balloon festival was my first sale. This snowman is my most recent sale. My most downloaded image is this background: See Article
  • The importance of collections and lightboxes

    by Yuritz | 2nd of December, 2011

    Don't know how many of you out of there have a collection,a lightbox or both;what I wanted to share with you is my experience about mine and the sales. What I noticed making my own collections and the lightbox is that my pictures have obviously increased their visibility,... More

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