One Year on Dreamstime

posted on 24th of february, 2011

Tomorrow will be my one year anniversary on Dreamstime so I decided my first blog would be a review of the last year along with some of my lessons learned and observations.

First off the Numbers:

342 images online
126 images sold
59% AR

I certainly wanted to have more images online and made a BIG push this month to reach 365. Unfortunately I let my internal quality check slip and 26 in a row were declined - costing me almost 2% in AR! More on some of those refusals later.

As for sales, I of course wanted more! I figured every image would sell at least 10 times and I would be having a hard time dealing with my riches :) But I did hit two goals - 100 sales and $100 in sales.

A bit of analysis on the numbers:

My first images sold was this one of a bottle of Guinness


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Comments (28)

Posted by Schulima on March 24, 2011
hi, i just started to upload photos on dreamstime. i too have (like you had) a high refusal rate - your article helped me get over the first disappointment and left me encouraged too keep on trying! thanks you for that!!
Posted by Thoth3 on March 23, 2011
nice, friendly up !!
Posted by Cammeraydave on March 21, 2011
I enjoyed your enthusiasm and all your observations..... Thanks !

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