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  • 100 uploads!

    by Kikkerdirk | 21st of September, 2009

    I reached 100 uploads! But more exiting, sales are rising quickly. I only have 16 until now but 9 of them were sold during the last week. Did my previous blog help? Did my collections help? I just don't know, I only see nice results, not the causes. Within two weeks I will... More
  • Intresting Customers and Pictures

    by Alberm | 21st of September, 2009

    It's very interesting that some pictures like this not even have a view in the statistic I wonder how this happens. Is it just keywords tagging or are the DT Customer more interested in other pictures? More
  • Chocolate brought me to a higher level!

    by Studioportosabbia | 17th of September, 2009

    Most women already know what chocolate does to you...I got my first level 2 from chocolate! This gives me a good excuse to get some more chocolate bars for studio purposes:):) See Article
  • Diversity vs Speaciality

    by Fultonsphoto | 16th of September, 2009

    I read once somewhere here in the DT blogs that a good photographer should be able to take a photograph of anything and make it look great. That said this brings me to the point of this blog - its more of a quiz to which I hope to find some answers through responses though... More
  • Over 50 sales!

    by Defun | 16th of September, 2009

    Today I sold 3 photos, and over 50 total sales NOW!! THX the buyers!!! See Article
  • Almost 500!!

    by Martinedegraaf | 14th of September, 2009

    Today I am at 496 sales, number 500 is really getting close! A little over a year ago, I sold my first pic wich was this one It could not have happened with my unexpected best seller, my dear lady-cows :) not without those cuties which turned out to be very photogenic... More
  • My August report - sales without uploads

    by Rangpl | 12th of September, 2009

    Hello again. August numbers: +30% in downloads and +13.8% in $ It means this was my BME (2 best month ever in a row). Average all time download value is now about $0.81. This month was interesting for me cause i've submitted just one image. Too much... More
  • First 50 sales ... soon

    by Photoplanet | 11th of September, 2009

    Hello to all. I have 46 sales for today, and going to 50!!! It's about a year i'm uploading here but many times my files are not interesting for dreamstime. I'm editorial (sport/soccer) photographer, and i also upload my travel pictures. If you... More
  • Does it help to increase sales?

    by Kikkerdirk | 9th of September, 2009

    I'm still quite new in micro stock. Had some sales but not to many yet. I was wondering, do blogs help raising sales? So lets try it! Maybe the quality of the blog is important to. So I just start with a simple one. Another thing I was wondering about! Are sales effected... More
  • Monthly sales

    by Arcobaleno | 9th of September, 2009

    Hi guys, I am just a bit curious... I would know how many sales do you have on average each month and when they became to increase after you entered in DT. Many thanks. See Article
  • My first sale!

    by Ks2008q | 7th of September, 2009

    Many peoples written blogs with this title there. Now is my time for writting this. It happened. This image (see a picture) was buyed, but I don't thought that just it was buyed in first. At autumn 2008 I droved in my own car via one the Moscower region roads. When I saw... More
  • A year in reflection

    by Fultonsphoto | 7th of September, 2009

    Well it was a year ago today that I decided to join DT and start submitting - for the first time - images to stock image sites, below is a brief reflection of my activities over the past year here at DT... To start with a few days ago I posted a blog -$7 in four days,... More
  • Free images - donate or not?

    by Julia161 | 6th of September, 2009

    After some of my portfolio images became one year old I decided to try this option. Some people wrote on message board this can be useful for sales, others objected, but you never know untill you see it with your own eyes. So, my first donation was this image , which... More
  • My first EL sales!

    by Lilihu | 6th of September, 2009

    It's really exciting! My first image with W-EL ($23.46). Thanks to all of the Buyersand the Dreamstime team ! See Article
  • $7 in four days, I can do it!

    by Fultonsphoto | 3rd of September, 2009

    Some of the more successful sellers here might get a good laugh out of this one but its all part of the fun. The idea behind my heading is that on the 7th September I will have been online at DT for 1 year, therefore in just over 4 days time actually, I will be 1 years old... More
  • Not many Sales or Sales are Decreasing?

    by Wisconsinart | 29th of August, 2009

    Are you wondering why you're not getting very many sales? Or are you an old pro with stock but wondering why sales are decreasing? I have some tips that will hopefully be of help. I am new to stock but I have 30 years experience doing freelance art. It is always a struggle... More
  • First Level 2

    by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio | 26th of August, 2009

    I am happy to say that I have my first level 2 image, Most of the downloads have been in the last 4 days so i say bring on fall. To be honest I wasnt really happy with it so I reshot it on a black background to make it pop but either way im happy to have the sales.... More
  • Photography from hobby to work...

    by FabioConcetta | 26th of August, 2009

    Hello everyone, my name is Fabio and photographer for about 8 years. I started with the old Contax and the darkroom for many years, I still remember the excitement of when I dipped the paper in acid and it has become my first picture. Since my wife gave me (I want very well!... More
  • The Niche In Your Back Yard

    by Wisconsinart | 17th of August, 2009

    You can give the same camera to 100 different people yet you will see 100 unique collections of work after the people have created a collection of images. This is because as individuals we all see the world differently and our creativity will gravitate toward what interests... More
  • Starting Model Stock

    by Davidsl222 | 14th of August, 2009

    I recently purchased some lighting to go along with my photo equipment. My intent was to do some product shooting and family art portraits. I love taking photos of my wife in different costumes and poses. We laugh and have fun. (Clean stuff -- mind out of the gutter you.)... More

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