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
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
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!!
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