DT changes on focus!

posted on 19th of december, 2010

Hello guys,

I know I am a DT addicted and in specific, a blog addicted, but I was waiting for somebody to talk about this... Since it's been a week or more maybe, I have decided to talk about it my self for who didn't notice...

You know that DT is one of the most user friendly microstock site and with the recent changes it became much easier & with more exposure to our images!!!

The first recent change is that you can browse minimum 80, 120 & maximum 200 images per page instead of 20, 40 and maximum 80!
I know DT is not the first agency to do this change, but it's one of the most successful agencies among who did it!
As internet connection is getting faster around the world, this change was needed! Lets say that in many cases buyers don't have time or patience to browse more than 10 pages to find an image! So now they see 4 times the number of images with the minimum number of images in a single page... In 10 pages that is 40 times the possibilities to have your image exposed there!
So on with the rest of browsing number of images...

The second change is a great help for a buyer to get back to the images he/she had viewed during his/her navigation!

Now when you open any image you can see down on the left corner a new section that is Recently viewed images, another great cache idea for a buyer to get back to an image that he/she had opened during his/her navigation on DT! Imagine a buyer opened an image and wanted to get back to it... simply it can be done by opening any image and checking the Recently viewed images, if there were many images, clicking more images will open a page for these cached images only! ie: no need for repeating the search or trying to remember the image title or any info!

These are small but great changes for the exposure of our images & making it easier on buyers to get back to the viewed images & seeing more results with a single click!

Thanks DT, & thanks all for your time reading this blog! Have a nice season everyone! :)

Comments (30)

Posted by Theblackrhino on January 16, 2011
Never noticed until reading this blog. Thanks.
Posted by Mani33 on January 15, 2011
Yeah I saw that Brad! It was an option that was made for the photo request section on the message board & now it's for all!
But have you noticed that DT had made me a liar & changed the browsing number of images to 20 80 & 200! LOL

Thanks Mat! Cheers my friend ;)
Posted by Tan510jomast on January 15, 2011
Hurray to Dreamstime for their constant changes to better this agency incentive to us. It's so obvious that Dreamstime is all about rewarding loyalty of their contributors. It's refreshing to see an agency looking for long term relationship and win win situation mutually and not pull the carpet from under the feet of their suppliers.
How can you not want to keep ensuring shooting for Dreamstime and to keep enlarging your portfolio here ?
Here's to a better year for both of us.
Posted by Bradcalkins on January 14, 2011
Did you get a newsletter? I got one the other day with another new feature - the subject alert. Check it out :)
Posted by Calandor on January 14, 2011
Thanks for nice stuff!
Posted by lzf on January 07, 2011
yes ,i like the maximum display amount increased to 200 also.
Posted by Physi28 on January 06, 2011
thanks Mani, I think this changes are good both for the buyers and for us as we depend on each other, this is we form a triangle: DT, buyers and contributors, everybody leaning and depending on the other one!
Posted by Mani33 on December 30, 2010
Happy New Year Matt :)
Posted by Tan510jomast on December 30, 2010
HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone at DT :)
Posted by Mani33 on December 29, 2010
Aha! you're getting the touch then :P :)))
Posted by Noonie on December 29, 2010
I did see that one!
Posted by Mani33 on December 29, 2010
**** One more update! ****
There is an EDIT link beside your user name on the top!
Posted by Noonie on December 29, 2010
Great to know about the changes. Thanks, Maen.
Posted by Margaretanne on December 29, 2010
Thanks :)
Posted by Mani33 on December 28, 2010
Thanks all for your nice comments!
Posted by Gennaro86 on December 28, 2010
Thanks for sharing :)
Posted by Mariaam on December 28, 2010
Thanks Maen for the info! Wonderful new changes, especially the new section "Recently viewed images" is very good and useful.
Posted by Titania1980 on December 28, 2010
Thanks 4 the info I hadn't notices this :)
Posted by Pzdesigns on December 28, 2010
As always Maen, I get to hear news from you!! Thank you!! ;D

DT has made a wise move and great changes!!

Happy New Year!! (I want to be ahead this time ;))
Posted by Bradcalkins on December 21, 2010
Nice improvements. THe 80, 120 and 200 were ones I hadn't noticed - although they are less useful with the dynamic search than they would have been a year ago. But hey - I'll take two options over none! It is nice to see DT constantly making minor improvements in the user interface.
Posted by Laurasinelle on December 20, 2010
God info, thanks for sharing
Posted by Egomezta on December 20, 2010
Thanks for sharing... Good to know...
Posted by Dmccale on December 20, 2010
very cool for everyone.Thanks for sharing Maen.Happy holidays
Peace and Love Deb
Posted by Kk8737 on December 20, 2010
Thank for sharing
Posted by Scottysally2 on December 20, 2010
Good info Maen, I hadn't noticed this, thanks for sharing. :)
Posted by Cristalloid on December 20, 2010
Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Elianehaykal on December 20, 2010
I noticed the first but not the second, thanks for telling me!
Posted by Rosedarc on December 19, 2010
I hadn't noticed the changes, so thanks Maen for pointing them out, they are good improvements to the site indeed!
Posted by Linqong on December 19, 2010
Thank you for sharing.
I have taken note of these changes,your analysis is correct.
Posted by Homydesign on December 19, 2010
Thank you for the tips Maen!

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