Over the weekend I decided to search to see if I could find where any of my images went after they were downloaded. I didn't hold much hope cos' I've only sold 12 but I forgot about my free image. It has been downloaded 321 times. I found my free image on a book cover here. http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/3431
My main goal has always been to get one of my images into a book. I love reading and like the idea that my pictures will live on after I've gone.
Now I need to rethink my goals and work toward something else. Cd album art? Who knows.
Keep looking for your work, you never know where it might turn up. (I found mine using my real name not 'wildmac' so it probably pays to try both) Have a great day everyone :0)
PS. Thank you to the person that picked my image for the cover, you've really made my day :0)
this must be so wonderful for you. since i started in micro stock, i 've read of how many have done the same to locate their bought images. i've never succeeded to find any of mine from DT or any other stock sites i belong . must be that most of my buyers are from Venus, or Mercury, lol
Thanks Sergey! I was very lucky to find this image because I don't have very many sales either. I googled my real name and then looked through everything that came up. Because I talk a lot on the message boards there was a lot to look through. Hope this helps you to find some of yours :0)
Thanks Everyone :0) Mani - I think Maigi was right about needing to sell hundreds to find just one. I wouldn't have found any if it weren't for the free one.
Thanks Halient, I read that too in the info about free images. If they want to print more they need to get the extended license whereas if they had just bought the image they could print 500k before they needed the extra license.
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