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  • 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 i'... More
  • How to improve sales?

    by Picstudio | 4th of April, 2009

    Everybody here on Dreamstime wants to know how to improve sales. In my opinion nobody can give 100% solution to this problem. In my opinion to improve sales the following steps are necessary:- 1. Quality:- This is one of the most important point to improve sales. Quality... More
  • My first dollar earned

    by Asyan | 2nd of April, 2009

    Hello everyone, Although I'm a amateur photographer, I'm very happy, because yesterday I earned my first dollar on DT (1.09 $ to be more exactly), after only one month and a half of exposing my small portfolio (now 16 photos accepted). I have also participated in... More
  • 100 sales!

    by Annieyek | 2nd of April, 2009

    Finally, I achieved 100 sales. Compare from some others, I am a bit slow. However, I was quite happy with this. Thanks Dreamstime! and those like my images. Let's go and look higher! See Article
  • I love DT...feeling great

    by Mitch1921 | 1st of April, 2009

    March was really great... Firstly,I had my 200th images online.. It was for photo request forum. Thank you buyer for requesting and downloading. I'm glad you like it. Secondly, I'm happy that I had my first file approval for the current assignment (after... More
  • 100 sales!!

    by Cienpies | 30th of March, 2009

    Hello everyone, we finally achieve this milestone with the following images: The 100 sold image is a mother playing with his baby girl and the number 101 is a group of fresh colorful fruits. We would like to know what do you think about our online portfolio,... More
  • 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

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