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  • The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2007

    Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of... More
  • What's in your title and description of your images?

    by Malinash | 28th of February, 2014

    Here's a little guide to read buyers' minds. You've already read the Bible of Keywording. Now you need to know the importance of the title and the description of your images. We all know that stock photography is related to generic topics. And if... More
  • The perfect description

    by Reberman | 4th of February, 2014

    I have pointed out what I consider to be problems with descriptions and keywords. I would like to highlight what I consider to be the perfect description (for me). The photographer is Travelling-light and he makes my job so much easier. The soup description is: "Traditional... More
  • First sale!

    by Dundaj | 22nd of January, 2014

    Haha :-D Eight minutes ago came my first sale. It was only for subscription... but I am so happy! It was the image of me. It is strange feeling... but it is good feeling. See Article
  • My image has already begun selling

    by Qin0377 | 9th of October, 2013

    http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-spring-tibetan-plateau-every-most-suitable-season-to-go-to-tibet-tibet-not-very-cold-crops-began-to-turn-green-peach-image33379791 More
  • Subscription sales

    by Fredbro | 1st of October, 2013

    Hello everyone, Today I sold my 21st picture and it was a subscription sale. That made me wonder if you guys ''attract'' as many subscription sales as I do. Indeed, 71% of all my sales are subscription ones. What about you all? And don't get me wrong, I'm happy to see... More
  • My latest sales only sub.

    by Marianvejcik | 26th of June, 2013

  • Image descriptions: A place for unrelated keywords?

    by Robinstockphotos | 29th of May, 2013

    I was looking up random images trying to figure out and list a number of potential subjects in demand. Right now I have no proper gear and not enough time for much. Next month, I think I will have both. Plenty of it. Hence the casual research in free time. And see what... More
  • Earned $100!

    by Kphotos6411 | 16th of February, 2013

    Finally sold $100! with this picture. It was the image's 7th sale. Most of my sales have been by subscription. The $100 would have come sooner if buyers used credits. See Article
  • subscription rates on photos.. what gives?

    by Inyrdreams | 22nd of August, 2012

    hello everyone, and especially DT staff. Can anyone tell me what is going on with the new subscription rate fees for photos? this is a great deal for buyers but almost a slap in the face for photographers. someone can download an image for a set price no matter the size?... More
  • This is how I keyword...

    by Miraclemoments | 27th of April, 2012

    Key wording can be very intimidating...you sit, you think and wonder what to type and when you have typed all the words you can possible think about you still have only scratched the surface of what the image is all about. You try and think what a possible buyer might... More
  • subscription sales only...

    by Ewamewa2 | 20th of March, 2012

    For 2 months I have been having almost exclusively subsription sales:( It is so frustrating, really....Does it mean that it is not worth to pay more for my photos? What do you think about it? these are the last ones (only subscriptions) More
  • Important Image description

    by Jianbinglee | 13th of March, 2012

    The title and description of the picture can being DT approved and selling is very important.The following two pictures are taken at a wedding, but when I upload the "wedding car" no approved later, I direct the name of "daisy" approved.Thus, a clear, concise text descriptions... More
  • 24 subscription sales in a row

    by Cednik | 11th of November, 2011

    I guess this is my new record hha. Althought its rising the sales graph , personally for me the rising curve of the revenue is much more better when selling credit sales. See Article
  • The "sub season" is finally over

    by Jerryway | 8th of November, 2011

    "Sub season" is a new term I invented just for microstock. Think about the rainy season - it sucks, and you get a lot of rain day after day when it comes. The "sub season" is just like that - it comes when you get a lot of sub. sales (but few, or no credit sale), day after... More
  • Where Do We Find Those Keywords?

    by Livingstonatlarge | 5th of October, 2011

    Yesterday I was trying to keyword this image and I got stuck. I had…… “Totem, pole, Alaska, face, carved, carving, wood, eyes, mouth, teeth”, and my standard… “vertical, photograph, image”. I, of course, got all this from staring intently at the photo... More
  • Only 2 weeks on here.

    by Lukesergent | 20th of September, 2011

    well after only 2 weeks of trying DT iv sold 3 photos and have 47 on line. im very happy, all i wanted to do was sell just one, but think that now im hooked. i must say that iv read a lot on here about people being upset but the subscription sales only making .42c but... More
  • Deep sales

    by Mvogel | 27th of June, 2011

    Every now and then I get surprised by what I call a deep sale. This is an image that is so deep down in your portfolio that you forget about it and it gets a sale out of the blue. I have had a few that sat for over a year before they saw any action This photo has been... More
  • Very useful subscription sales

    by Nicku | 23rd of June, 2011

    In this article i want to talk about how useful are the subscription sale on DT unique level based system.... Two months ago around 70% of my sales were sub sales; at that time i was very frustrated about that ( at one time almost 20 sub. sales in a row). In a forum... More
  • Exclusivity - My Ten Reasons

    by Nigelspiers | 18th of May, 2011

    I became a Dreamstime exclusive contributor in August 2010. The results have been very good – way beyond my expectations. There was no one single reason why I became an exclusive Dreamstime contributor - it was a combination of factors and I have listed below the ten most... More

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