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  • How do you encourage your referals to upload more?

    by Robisklp | 15th of June, 2009

    I have my own blog about microstock business with some referal links. People that are new at microstock will soon forget to upload photos, if they dont get any downloads. You know all that with first sales comes great encouragement to upload more. What i do personaly- i download... More
  • Oh happy day, finally made 50 images online!

    by Alaskaparks | 14th of June, 2009

    Please check out my portfolio, I think i'm finally getting the hang of it! See Article
  • Reached 1000 sales in two years

    by Robisklp | 1st of June, 2009

    It took me 2 years to reach 1000 sales in DT. Now i think that i'm really getting better at doing illustrations on the last months, but it's still much to learn. Now i'm going to slow down on doing illustrations and will try to learn something new. Would like to get more... More
  • My Dreamstime sales back up over $100 per month

    by Litifeta | 28th of May, 2009

    This month saw a boost to my sales even though I have not submitted for a while. The benefit of Dreamstime as a micro is that your sales continue to grow even if your portfolio stays static. My average sale price has rocketed up to $1.75 each which to me is very very good.... More
  • The Fun of Making Collections

    by Julia161 | 14th of May, 2009

    Hi, Friends. I noticed that after making a photosession on a certain subject my interest to this subject get's much higher than before. I immediately become curious what others did on the same matter and how other photographers see the same object or a concept. After some... More
  • 5th Sale

    by Breenicole | 10th of May, 2009

    This image is of the White Desert in Egypt. It is my first sale in over a month. See Article
  • My first ten downloads

    by Ioanasandulescu | 8th of May, 2009

    I never believed in this way of making money, but it seems that the wheels are in motion. My first 10 downloads ever...I didn't take the pictures especially for sale, but I'm happy that I had fun while making them and other people liked them too. I hope in the future my... More
  • disapointment

    by Markantonydavid | 3rd of May, 2009

    having uploaded a number of pictures recently i was at first over the moon to have two of them downloaded within the first month, but that feeling was short lived when i realised that all i made from these two sales at maximum resolution was $0.70. can anyone please tell... More

    by Michaeljung | 3rd of May, 2009

    After 15 months doing stock photograhpy, finally reached 5000 downloads, it's not great but it's a mark. my first sale on stock photos: my 5000th sale: See Article
  • 3 Photos 3 Sales in 3 Months GREAT!

    by Alberm | 29th of April, 2009

    Dreamstime is abolutly great I just uploaded some Photos and they turn to sale. The Userinterface is a great experience! Check my Portfolio. Maybe I can pay my next trip with this:) See Article
  • Exclusive sales

    by Aginger | 24th of April, 2009

    Today's suprise is two new sales from my exclusive images - thank you!: In my opinion, exclusivity is not the best way on any stock sites. Maybe some of you will disagree, but I think I'm not good enough for exclusivity. :) However, the option in Dreamstime that... More
  • So Busy, So Much Good News - Including my First W-EL!

    by Walleyelj | 22nd of April, 2009

    Between my day job, the holidays, my first two photo assignments and getting ready for our trip to Alaska next month, I haven't found time to post. The last time I posted I said my next goal was to hopefully sell $100 in a month. The end of Janaury I finally broke the... More
  • Just hit 2,000 Sales!

    by Travismanley | 22nd of April, 2009

    Just hit 2,000 sales recently. Im pretty excited, hopefully many more to follow! Here is the 2,000th image I sold. See Article
  • My first 100 sales!!!!!

    by Sekdo | 18th of April, 2009

    Oooohhhhh my first 100 sales. Compare from some others, I am a bit slow, but happy. Thanks Dreamstime! Thanks a lot those like my images. And.... sorry for my bad english! :P The 100 sold image is a moto in sunset!! See Article
  • 50th Sale

    by Fultonsphoto | 17th of April, 2009

    Well March was my best month here since joining but April has seen me get my 50th sale. Although my PF says 48 sales this image was my 50th sale. Thanks to all the buyers that have supported me this far, hopefully my next 50 will come quickly :0) More
  • Professionals in Microstock

    by Indy2320 | 14th of April, 2009

    Professional photographers earn big dollars for what they do.They travel the world capturing images for the likes of National Geographic,The Smithsonian Institute and many other publications.They may own portrait studios or just be freelancers that travel into very harsh... More
  • What Images will sell in UAE this summer, Unofficial Assignment

    by Creativei | 14th of April, 2009

    Calling all International photographers, here is a small tip what images people in UAE will be looking for this summer as there are some big events going on. One such event is Arabian Travel Market. Grab you gears and go out to and try to capture, Arabic people in Airport,... More
  • What are well covered subjects.

    by Diegoc | 7th of April, 2009

    Recently I got a refused image message, the reason: a well covered subjet in DT. I am not complaining, at all, Is not the first, and for sure will not be the last. But I'vee been wondering about the refusal reasons, specially the well covered subject one. I agree when... More
  • 4th Sale

    by Breenicole | 6th of April, 2009

    This photo of Egyptian currency is my 4th sale! Now I am just trying to get more uploaded photos to be accepted... See Article
  • Waiting for sale #5...

    by Angelaostafichuk | 5th of April, 2009

    I'm beginning to think i'll stick with my day job :P However I love my new Tokina 11-16 wide angle and can't wait to test it out! I'll keep waiting for that #5...and maybe one day even #1000 right along with my dream of being "discovered" on the streets. But for now... More

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