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Super Friday credit sales
posted by bcritchley - 11th of may, 2012
I'll make this my shortest blog ever. I really just wanted to commemorate that in just over 24 hours I hit a new PB of 140 credits worth of sales plus 7 sub sales bumping those images up the level system. If only every day was like... More...
Those Elusive Sales...
posted by racheld32 - 9th of may, 2012
So I have been uploading pictures to my portfolio, and in the last month and a half of uploading, I am up to 17 pictures, which is decent for a VERY part time photographer. I have still not had any sales which is disappointing, but... More...
posted by ewamewa2 - 8th of may, 2012
After almost 2 years my total revenue crossed 300$. I totally agree with sellers saying that the more pictures, the more earnings. Collecting the first 100 $ took me a year, the next 200$ less than half a year each. It is not much,... More...
Portfolio Milestone - 1,000 Images
posted by peanutroaster - 1st of may, 2012
I just reached 1,000 images in my portfolio after ten months after discovering and deciding I should try this micro-stock thing. I must admit two things. 1. I didn't think I'd reach this point this soon. Who could imagine there... More...
So only views!
posted by gong777 - 1st of may, 2012
I have now 12 photos online! one of them has more than two hundread views! im here for 4 months but i have not got any sales! wHAT SHOULD I do to have sales?
Milestone 100 sales!
posted by vcarmstrong - 19th of april, 2012
Many people in the Dreamstime community repeat the wisdom "Keep uploading, the sale will come!". It really is true, slowly but steadily I see my sales increasing and as I continue to learn and try to produce more concept photos... More...
New image sales
posted by montylola - 16th of april, 2012
I have to share this with you all, I have been uploading images on a more regular basis lately and to my surprise some have been downloaded virtually instantly and best of all these are not subscription downloads but credit purchases.... More...
Sale of cigarettes cartoons
posted by fengai - 10th of april, 2012
No smoking I drew an illustration cigarette smoking bans. Pictures do not buy. So many people smoke? or image is not an index dreamstime image More...
23 sales in March
posted by yellowind - 31st of march, 2012
Hi, How was your month? Mine had 23 sales, though most of them were subscriptions, so had not got plenty of gold :) This month was lucky for uploading more to me, because of a few photo sessions with models. And the acceptance... More...
How to improve the pictures in the "DT" sales?
posted by hanbaoluan - 29th of march, 2012
Registered to a few years in DT, but sales of very bad, now the sales are less than $100, would be ashamed! Please DT senior member of, to my photo see, and give advice. Thank you!
Welcome more sales! - my best day ever here up to now :)
posted by androniques - 27th of march, 2012
Hi Dreamers! I do not tend to shout about my so-called "milestones", because I do feel and know too well that I am not particularly fast in getting sales. But today (already safe to say yesterday)... err... "words don't come easy... More...
Almost $100
posted by peppenero - 20th of march, 2012
Hi! First of all, sorry for my bad english :) I am on DT since 2009, but I had only 30 images online for 2 years. I earned very small money and 2 month ago I decided to be more active on the site so I became excluse . I've uploaded... More...
strange things going on!!
posted by dan1 - 13th of march, 2012
Being sick equals sales (at least for me) I have just 2 photos on DT but one has sold 7 times. Twice in June 20111 when i was in the hospital. Once here in March 2012 since i had cataract surgery.... More...
Earnings Analysis - Which photos have the most potential
posted by peanutroaster - 13th of march, 2012
Remember back in high school when the seniors voted for most popular and most likely to succeed? Where are they now right? The most popular has been married four times and the most likely to succeed works at the supermarket bagging... More...
First image with 1,000 views!
posted by iwhitwo - 12th of march, 2012
I just wanted to share another new milestone for me on Dreamstime. This image, (a collage of New York City) has hit just over 1,000 views. This same image is also my best seller with 29 sales to date totalling just over $62.... More...
How to increase sales help!
posted by gong777 - 11th of march, 2012
I am a novice in dreamstime family an i wanted to ask some advises from profis please! If you are a beginner share me your expirience Id also want to now how to get more images online! Pleas! Watch my portfolio and give... More...
A small step for DT - but a big one for me
posted by roboriginal - 8th of march, 2012
After one year and two weeks with Dreamstime I finally reached a personal milestone with now 1000 images in my portfolio. Having had a lazy start in the first months with no experience in stock photo business at all, I started working... More...
100 sales!
posted by dark3y3s - 7th of march, 2012
Yay! I just reached a new threshold: my 100th sale! The feeling is great, sales keep getting more and more often, I feel so proud seeing my work is wanted and bought. I also found some of my most popular photos sold and used in interesting... More...
Adobe Lightroom
posted by peanutroaster - 6th of march, 2012
For those trying to decide whether or not Lightroom 3 should be part of your stock photography workflow, do not bother. Not that Lightroom 3 is not a great product created for photographesr, rather than designers workflow for cataloging,... More...
The quote of the day
posted by laurasinelle - 5th of march, 2012
The quote of the day "Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst"- Henri Cartier- Bresson So, did you already take your first 10,000 photographs?
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