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  • 3 accomplishments in one week

    by Amilevin | 30th of March, 2009

    Hi all, I just had my best week here in DT in which I accomplished 3 major milestones: 1. I have 350 files online!! :) This is the 350th which got approved: (the holy bible) 2. I had my 100th sale!! :) This was the image which got sold:... More
  • My March In a nutshell

    by Fultonsphoto | 30th of March, 2009

    My first level 2 image was all from sales on this image in March (i.e. all 5 sales in this month) Total sales for March 20, doubling my sales for February and almost half of my total sales (44) in one month alone. My total revenue, close to 3 times more than any other... More
  • Last Chance

    by Fultonsphoto | 26th of March, 2009

    Calling all buyers, this is your last chance to get these images at the low level 1 pricing, just one more download each and they go up to level 2, and therefore in price. So if you want to take advantage of this great offer at the lower price and are in need of a sunset... More
  • 300 & Three Hundred - Two Milestones

    by Thayyilani | 21st of March, 2009

    Hurraaaai!!! This month March I achieved two millstones. 300 images online and 300 sales. Both came together. I joined November 8, 2006 but I got my first sale after 6 months from date of joining, ( that time I had only 4 images online). I took it seriously when I got... More
  • the 100th Download!

    by Toneimage | 13th of March, 2009

    Today,my 100th download appears on DT,It came after 1 year & 2 months,hope the 2nd 100th come faster^^ See Article
  • first P-EL (Print Usage) sale !

    by Dphotos | 12th of March, 2009

    got my first P-EL sale today. It is really exciting! Thanks to the buyer! :) See Article
  • Photos That Dont Sell

    by Travismanley | 11th of March, 2009

    I recently added a new post to my blog ( talking about what kind of images you might want to avoid uploading/selling. is a blog I started to share tips, tricks and tutorials about photography, Photoshop and getting into stock photography.... More
  • First Sales EVER!!!!!!

    by Eclecticelegance | 11th of March, 2009

    I am very excited about having my first sales ever!!!! Yesterday, my scarecrow picture was downloaded (Thank you, Creativei!!!). Then today, this picture was downloaded: I'm so excited!! I have had pictures... More
  • Power of compounding

    by Bradcalkins | 10th of March, 2009

    Anyone looking into a retirement savings plan, or trying to pay down a mortgage knows the 'power' of compound interest. Compounding in general applies to stock photography to some degree. If you maintain some growth in your uploading, no matter how small, you will benefit... More
  • Summer is coming :)

    by Martinedegraaf | 6th of March, 2009

    Yeah!! About 7 months ago, I decided to give this microstockthing a try. Right after my first sale, I was hooked! Or maybe addicted is a better word for it ;o) I started to upload and upload, getting lots of rejections but learning along the way. Now, my uploads have... More
  • My first... 100 uploads!

    by Bibidesign | 2nd of March, 2009

    I have reached to 100 uploads!!!! It's great but... I don't have many sales and I don't have visitors in many of my files. Why? :( How long does it take for the images to show up on a dreamstime search? Maybe my files doesn't appear yet... Any suggestions... More
  • My 15/100 in 4 months!

    by Murle | 16th of February, 2009

    Hi! I am a DT contributor since November 08, and today I reached my first 100 on-line…I’m proud of it, but with 15 sales. Is this a normal on-line/sales ratio? What’s your experience about that? See Article
  • My first 2,000 sales

    by Litifeta | 15th of February, 2009

    Just a quick message to thank all you wonderful people who have helped me reach an important milestone: 2000 sales. I was hoping that 400 uploads would correspond with the milestone but missed it by "that much". I sincerely hope that the next 2,000 rushes along, as... More
  • One Hundred Sales!

    by Marilyngould | 12th of February, 2009

    Hello Everyone, Just yesterday, I reached my 100th sale here at Dreamstime. For me this is a huge milestone as less than a year ago, April 2008, I submitted two photos that started my journey into micro stock photography. The photos were accepted and within a few weeks,... More
  • Don't Stop

    by Fultonsphoto | 12th of February, 2009

    I have not had many sales since joining DT, but I am hoping that my latest upload has the reverse effect, and instead of stopping the sales, starts them. Buyers can see this as a stop, stay a while and look around my PF, there may be something you like. I will never stop... More
  • I became exclusive

    by Mildegard | 5th of February, 2009

    Well, that's the news. I became exclusive to DT today :) I think it to be a good choice for an amateur like me that doesn't have tons of time to work with lots of agencies. And the reward 0,20$ per uploaded image may look humble, but considering that in my country postgraduate... More
  • If at first you don't succeed

    by Fultonsphoto | 2nd of February, 2009

    A question was raised recently in one of the blog articles I read, whether or not a rejected file should be re-submitted once it had been rejected. The image shown below was one of those images that at first, was rejected, and then resubmitted once the corrections had been... More
  • Small Victory for Me!!!

    by Kenneystudios | 30th of January, 2009

    Half a day online. One view. One download. One Web-Usage license purchase. The piggy bank I shattered in the process of creating this image was well worth it! See Article
  • Amazing Stock Tracking Tool

    by Jsternig | 29th of January, 2009

    Hey fellow Dreamstimers! I found a new tool that allows you to easily track your sales from multiple sites, by image, automatically. I've been using this tool for some time and it really is great as it provides charts comparing your sales from across the web all in one... More
  • Birthday sales

    by Amilevin | 22nd of January, 2009

    Hi all, Before I'll publish my third part of the Africa trip I had I want to share something a bit different. Yesterday I had two celebrations: The first one was my birthday (I'm 29 years old since yesterday.. :) ). The second... More

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