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First 100 sales!!
posted by sebastiangh - 31st of july, 2013
Finally!!! After breaking so many "press F5 key" and angry "COME ON, sales!!!!!!!!" personal records, here comes the 100 sale winner: Thank you Dreamstime! Thank you buyers! More...
150 sales! Good beginning!
posted by vpvhunter - 31st of july, 2013
My portfolio reached 150 sales!!! I'm very glad! It is good incentive to advance! With each shot, quality increases. Be not given and don't lower hands! I wish All successful sales and fruitful creativity!!!:) More...
200+ images online
posted by pettys - 26th of july, 2013
So I reached the 200 photos online. But it could be more sales.
first 1000 sales :)
posted by janmayra - 24th of july, 2013
selling in early 1000 I wanted to share with you ... 2010-2013
Lot of views?
posted by augustinasg - 22nd of july, 2013
Hello. I need an advice of how to improve views of my illustrations. what should I do ?
Yes I can DT
posted by astormfr - 18th of july, 2013
Yes I can! I did reached $100 revenus. And yes I can still improve my portfolio. Here is my own personnal little story: I joined Dreamstime on May 4, 2010. I was not really active at the beginning because I was learning photo... 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 $2.52, comparing with today... More...
posted by akvileja - 12th of july, 2013
I have uploaded a several frames during last week. But still I have 0 sales and 0 views, could you help me out and tell whats wrong with my frames ?
Waiting for my first sale
posted by augustinasg - 9th of july, 2013
I wonder how much time it takes to get the first sale. Right know I have 10 uploads and 0 sales
6 Sales on Jul 4 morning
posted by jackbluee - 4th of july, 2013
June was a little bit slow, but it seems July is making a comeback. I had 6 sales this morning!! Just don't give up folks! Here are the pictures sold today! More...
Satisfaction of the long awaited sale
posted by peanutroaster - 25th of june, 2013
After you've been in the micro stock game for a while, perhaps a few years, you'll come to appreciated the satisfaction that comes along with a long awaited sale. Perhaps it was one of the first images you uploaded... More...
Stop at my sales!
posted by angelaravaioli - 21st of june, 2013
My sales have almost stopped, but I have just over 1000 images online ... It is the fault of the crisis? or maybe my portfolio is very poor? Should I start a little to reflect. I think DT is a good place to put your pictures online,... More...
100 sales milestone
posted by danielc1998 - 16th of june, 2013
Just to share with you that yesterday I passed my first 100 sales since I began in DT less than a year ago! For some reason the counter in the public profile indicate a lower number of sales, guess this is something for the webmaster... More...
My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime! :-)
posted by dimitrovavalentina - 10th of june, 2013
Hello, dreamstime lovers :-) With only 76 files online, I have my first 100$ payout :-) It's a very very nice feeling! Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime team! This image helps me a lot to reach this first payment from... More...
50 credits sales
posted by henrymm - 6th of june, 2013
Just a hobbyist, without tons of uploaded images, several images still being rejected by DT, earning a little more than usual make me jump, jump and jump. I don't have good sales in 2013. One of the reasons I believe is I quit... More...
My view on shooting for STOCK
posted by mrallen - 4th of june, 2013
As a full time professional who has been involved in shooting stock photography since 1972, I upload to DT for one reason only.......to give a home to (and make at least something) from the many hundreds of images I have... More...
21,000+ sales after 4 years at DT
posted by cteconsulting - 1st of june, 2013
Wow, where does the time go? It was May 5, 2009 when I joined Dreamstime. It was October of 2010 when I last updated my sales. At that time, I had 4653 images with 8500 sales, which I think was pretty good for the first 18 months here... 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...
How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!
posted by wisconsinart - 25th of may, 2013
I've learned a few things about "Exposure" over the years. When you first start, the thinking is you need to get your name out there. You want to maximize the options for people being able to find your work and generate sales. All you... More...
So many number views for a photo and no sales
posted by editor77 - 22nd of may, 2013
Hello Probably the number views will grow in time, but it's strange how many views this photo has acquire in time. But with 0 sales at this moment. Probably is one of the most viewed photo from 2011 (October) when he was taken... More...
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