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  • Waiting for my first sale

    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 See Article
  • Satisfaction of the long awaited sale

    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 and got accepted. Maybe it was an... More
  • Stop at my sales!

    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, my photos are viewed, but despite purchases... More
  • 100 sales milestone

    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 to fix. My sale number 100 thanks... More
  • My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime! :-)

    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 Dreamstime! So stay motivated.... More
  • 50 credits sales

    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 as an exclusive contributor end of last... More
  • My view on shooting for STOCK

    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 that I do not submit to my regular mainstream... More
  • 21,000+ sales after 4 years at DT

    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 at DT. Fast-forward 2 1/2 more years... More
  • How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!

    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 have to do is be discovered for the genius... More
  • So many number views for a photo and no sales

    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 in Frankfurt and uploaded here and until... More
  • Five years, and 20,000 sales later...

    by Bradcalkins | 7th of May, 2013

    I always had a thing for nice round numbers, so it is with some satisfaction that I hit 20,000 sales right around my 5 year anniversary! When I started out I never would have guessed I would get to this point, but I also completely underestimated how much effort would be... More
  • 1000th sale!

    by Libux77 | 4th of May, 2013

    Just to share with you the achievement of my first 1000 sales (in two years). This is the 1000th sale: Quite satisfied taking into accont that roughly 700 sales are concerning the last 12 months. Unfortunately rate of uploading is still higher than rate... More
  • Finally Arrive at 500 illustrations published

    by Fantasyart | 25th of April, 2013

    After a year of hard work, finally achieved the goal of the 500 illustrations accepted. I am very happy with the sales results obtained in Dreamstime. And now he begins the road to my new goal ... 1,000 illustrations before the end of this year. See Article
  • My first sale

    by Jfanchin | 15th of April, 2013

    I sign in today to upload some more pictures and at my biggest surprise, i got 1 image sold, this is encouraging. There is the image Some of the same batch :) See Article
  • 100 sales of the same image

    by Thanatonautii | 5th of April, 2013

    Well, it`s the first picture - better said illustration - that does this, it reaches 100 sales...and it brought me 383,77 dollars. Not bad, I would say, for one drawing! This is the picture guilty for bringing me so much money, and of course Dreamstime, to whom I wanna say... More
  • How To Create Digital Art That Sells Using The 7 Elements Of Art

    by Anatomyofrockthe | 30th of March, 2013

    Explore The 7 Elements Of Art for Digital Artists and learn how to create digital art that sells with a free video tutorial by artist, Aaron Rutten. Watch Exploring The Elements Of Art on YouTube Website: Aaron Rutten's Digital Art Video Tutorials More
  • Finally reached my one year goal!

    by Inyrdreams | 29th of March, 2013

    well its been a long year, (ok.. it was a little over a year!) but I managed to get over 500 images accepted, and my first 100 sales! thanks so much for the support of everyone and all the tips and help along the way. sure is a learning curve to stock and I am still learning!... More
  • 100 sales !

    by Zarg404 | 24th of March, 2013

    After two years here, I reach the 100 sales milestone with this picture ! Now I am thinking more and more about stock photography. I also really think my image quality improve with Dreamstime selection ! See Article
  • 2 Downloads each

    by Amdizdarevic | 19th of March, 2013

    I think it’s interesting how 4 of my images have 2 downloads each and those are the only downloads that I have. Finally had some time to submit additional 44 photos that are currently in-review, so I am hoping that I will be over the 50 this week. Images that have... More
  • Add Your Dreamstime Photos to Your Own Videos to Increase Sales

    by GWHughes | 11th of March, 2013

    If you are wanting to drive people to your Dreamstime images try providing video content for viewers and point people to your Dreamstime portfolio. Here's how: 1. include some of your photos in videos that you make 2. make sure there is good value to the viewer- not just... More

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