You Can Lead a Horse To Water But You Can't Beat Any Sense Into It

posted on 10th of september, 2011

How do I say this in a nice way?

It's my observation and opinion that virtually all the threads about lack of sales, poor sales, theories about views, post-a-blog-get-a-sale, etc., generally are started and bumped up by Contributors who have yet to understand the business of stock.

The real answer is to keep uploading QUALITY images and CONCEPTS. If you follow and observe particular Contributors, you will be amazed at how many small portfolios are pulling in huge sales on a consistent basis. That should be proof enough right there yet the "conspiracy theories" will never go away.

Stock is also a numbers game. The more you sell, the more credit sales fall your way. The trick is to get sales in the first place. And that's where it doesn't get nice: It's a hard reality not all portfolios are created...

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Posted by Tarigasa on October 18, 2011
Posted by Seawatch1 on October 09, 2011
This blog should be required reading before people are allowed to post to Dreamstime.
Posted by Davidwatmough on October 08, 2011
Mainly agree....... helpful to think about your points. David.

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