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  • Portfolio

    by Pamjreynolds | 3rd of August, 2015

    Hi folks, This is just a quick post to thank the Dreamtimers who have started to follow my portfolio, it really is very much appreciated. When I look around other artist’s portfolios I very quickly realise how much I have to learn, but I’m loving every minute of... More
  • Tweet and Re-Tweet

    by Clewisleake | 27th of April, 2015

        Ever capture a great image that you just knew was useful only to have it not sell?, Well I captured this great image while on vacation down in Virginia, USA and I knew it was a sure fire seller but noticed after a year it didn't have any sales!, so I tried re-tweeting... More
  • Promotions

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hi folks, I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there. Now onto my next target; to have my first sale. Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook... More
  • Use social networks to increase the views/sales?

    by Angelaciudad | 8th of April, 2015

    I wanted to discover by myself if the use of social networks helps to increase the views of my photos and as a consequence, the possibility of more sells too. I used always facebook only for private proposals and I had not any twitter account, so I decided to create a new... More
  • How my first sale happened

    by Juanpfotografia | 27th of February, 2015

    It was January 2015. I had joined Dreamstime just a few months before that: October 2014. By then, I had just uploaded the pictures I had taken since I bought my DSLR and found that had just about 66% survived the review process. I found myself wondering: where can I get... More
  • Increasing exposure to your images

    by Tempestz | 14th of November, 2014

    I will give my perspective on social media sites and increasing visibility to your images. While we all know that more views does not actually lead to more sales, using social media will get your images out on the web. Take for example, Twitter, if you tweet your image... More
  • Promote your pictures on tsu

    by Bounder32h | 9th of November, 2014

    Promote your pictures on tsu. Tsu is a new social network which pays you for your posts. Not too different in looks and functionality than many other social networks. However the network will share 90% of its revenue with its users. Sign up More
  • A useful suggestion for your business

    by Gheburaseye | 14th of November, 2013

    If you use social networks to promote your images, I suggest you an interesting site. This site is a list of hashtags usable in various areas. I found this site searching for something similar in the web, and I find it very interesting, so I want to suggest it to you.... More
  • The power of social media - referred members

    by Alvera | 30th of October, 2013

    I want to share something from my statistics: "41 users were referred by you. 6 photographers were referred by you. 1 buyers were referred by you. 1 payment plans were purchased." This was done in the last year by using Google+, Google blog, Twitter and Facebook.... More
  • The Kung Fu Master of Stock Teaches Grasshopper About Social Media

    by Wisconsinart | 29th of July, 2013

    "Here, Grasshopper," said the old Master of Stock Photography, "Take this hammer." At his command, Grasshopper obediently took the hammer and began to follow the instructions of his Master. "Clasp both your hands around the handle. Good!... More
  • Collection goes public: Social and Environment issues

    by Mangalika | 7th of July, 2013

    Well, I am an engineer by profession and photographer by passion..but honestly none of these were my childhood dreams :) My mom, being a botanist, always encouraged me about a clean and green environment, whereas my grand-pa, being a social worker, always encouraged me to... More
  • How to promote your portfolio

    by Dudau | 18th of June, 2013

    While Dreamstime does a lot for promoting your images out there, there are still a few things you can do for yourself in order to get more exposure and, hopefully, more sales. How to promote your portfolio There are two ways of promoting your photos: with direct links... More
  • Fancy new models for your subject?!

    by Mani33 | 27th of March, 2013

    Hello! My last vacations were really enjoyable, specially in terms of having a new experience in a studio with models after long years of being an illustrator! With my head rushing so many ideas that I wanted to shoot, I can say I managed to get really... More
  • Unusual photography!

    by Hanbaoluan | 10th of March, 2013

    Every year the lunar New Year, during this holiday, for "civilian social fire" photos, I am going to the countryside to live seven to eight days, where conditions are very hard, but, in order to shoot more good photos, must overcome the difficulties. China shaanxi baoji LONGZHOU... More
  • Promoting Your Stock Photography - Social Networking Pitfalls

    by Transformx | 16th of December, 2012

    I am new to DT and am pleasantly surprised to see that DT has in place a system for unauthorized usage. This begs the question of how and when to promote your own stock photography on other venues - particularly FaceBook, Twitter and other social networking. If you own... More
  • Fight copyright infringement

    by Dudau | 23rd of November, 2012

    How to report copyright infringement on social media websites By now, you must know about our reporting copyright infringement tool and perhaps you're already familiar with how to spot your images used without license. You should also know that our DMCA tool can be... More
  • Advertise your images with Hootsuite.

    by Gheburaseye | 8th of July, 2012

    Sponsor the web their images is essential to allow the world to know and to increase, consequently, sales. There are several ways to sponsor our images, but the quickest is to sponsor them through social networks. However it stands, an organizational problem, in sponsorship... More
  • Promoting your portfolio on G+

    by Celiaak | 25th of May, 2012

    One of the social media I use to promote my portfolio is Google Plus. Before starting to promote Dreamstime images there, I followed and built followers. Commented on other's posts, posted here and there, basically had fun while making connections and learning. - Connect... More
  • Social Media: Are we on the Edge of a New Market for Images?

    by Afagundes | 23rd of May, 2012

    All this debate about Pinterest made me wonder about what this new social networks mean to our image marketing. Meanwhile we are terrified with the escalation of piracy and finding tons of cooyrights inflingements around the web, we wonder if this industry has a future or... More
  • Pinterest and Stock Photography

    by Enigmacypher | 26th of April, 2012

    Pinterest is a social networking site that has been gaining a lot of following in recent months. For those of you not familiar with the site, it is basically a place where people share things they have found online with others. It's kind of like bookmarking a page... More

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