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  • Is Your Business Card as Effective as it Could Be?

    by Jsternig | 29th of July, 2010

    With the rise of online social networking sites and virtual information exchange applications like bump, physical business cards have seen somewhat of a decline in recent years. While these new networking alternatives are certainly important tools and can vastly expand your... More
  • Microstock can also include art ?

    by Davidwatmough | 17th of July, 2010

    Sometimes we are advised that our submissions must be market orientated but occasionally we can combine the two strands commercial and artistic. Here are two examples accepted this week. Do you agree ? See Article
  • Get Your Photography Business Noticed

    by Jsternig | 15th of July, 2010

    One of the most important assets that your photography business has is its own identity. Unfortunately, many businesses struggle to use that identity to their advantage, whether because they are unaware of the potential that it holds, or because they are simply intimidated... More
  • My e-book

    by Starblue | 21st of June, 2010

    Hi all! It has been extremly busy spring time for me. Not only I have taken many new photos outside in nature, not only I have studied my new Adobe Photoshop CS5, I have also made the last revisions of the manuscrips "Zodiac Kids". I and together with my friend from California... More
  • Using Twitter to Promote Your Dreamstime.com Account

    by Davewebbphoto | 14th of June, 2010

    Twitter could be the greatest advancement in Internet marketing since the e-mail autoresponder. There are millions out there in the Twitterverse, all hanging on your every word - sort of. Here are a few tips to drive people to your Dreamstime profile via Twitter: 1. New... More
  • Photography is a job

    by Davulcu | 26th of April, 2010

    I want to share my thoughts with you since I read frustrating lines in message boards about Stock Photography. I think photography is a nice job and "Stock Photography" is a part of it. Besides if you have nice stock portfolio which you can show to your clients it will... More
  • Marketing your images on Social Networks

    by Fcarucci | 14th of March, 2010

    Dreamstime does a great job at representing and marketing our images. Can we help too? I'd say yes, and I'm looking at ways to drive more traffic to my profile, hoping to improve sales, while I also try to improve my technical and compositional skills. Some marketing... More
  • Market is OK! Want To See?!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2009

    Hi everybody, I just want you all to feel OK about the micro-stock market cause as a buyer my self, I'm happy to tell you that I have reached over 200 downloads! More than 100 downloads within a month! And I am one among many that are active day and night! I have posted... More
  • Photo for free?

    by Saniphoto | 11th of August, 2009

    In my blog I recently posted about the photo for free strategy. Here in Dreamstime, as in other agencies, is quite popular the marketing technique to give a photo (or more photos) for free in exchange for portfolio visibility and possibly future sales. My point was to... More
  • Blogging may be a necessary marketing strategy

    by Saniphoto | 20th of July, 2009

    Today I have posted in my blog saniphoto.blogspot.com about the necessity to write a blog as a marketing strategy. In fact, is something that more and more microstock photographers start to consider and many already do. The problem is that most of times is hard to find... More
  • How to Use Dreamstime Image Collections to Market Your Stock Images

    by Laroach | 27th of June, 2009

    If you sell your stock images on Dreamstime as I do, you can take advantage of a great marketing tool: Image Collections. This is a technique of grouping together images with a specific theme or criteria, which are then accessible on the Dreamstime site. It's the perfect... More
  • Twittering Around!

    by Laroach | 27th of June, 2009

    I'm in love with Twitter! It's a fantastic marketing tool for microstock photographers that appears deceptively simple - but has many nuances to discover. What a great way to connect with web designers, publishers, and just about anyone else who might buy your photography.... More
  • My microstock blog

    by Saniphoto | 7th of June, 2009

    Today I want to make the official announce of the start of my own blog at: I will try to make of it not only a brand marketing tool (that's the primary goal, I confess!), but also something useful about the microstock photography, with tips, tricks, advices, interviews,... More
  • Need tips on picking subjects

    by Karensuki | 13th of April, 2009

    Well this time I had a illustration refused because the subject was too specific. It was an illustration of three cranes on a white background. I thought the subject would be snapped up because there is not that many in the database. But that theory was just shot down...... More
  • Real Stock photography?

    by Charlydamart | 2nd of April, 2009

    I am newbie on stock photography (just since October 2008) and I am a little bit lost on what people actually search on it. Nowadays I have only (not bad, but…) 75 images on line and some of them have been taken before I was a “stocker” (I don’t know if this word... More
  • Stock market

    by Linqong | 29th of March, 2009

    Have you ever entered the stock market?It was a full of risks and exciting place ... I never dare to trade stocks,even if is a very good period in the quotations, I have not entered the stock market either. More
  • Developing a Style

    by Destinyvispro | 12th of March, 2009

    I admire the submitters at Dreamstime who have committed to developing their art and skill. I often look at other people's work and try to learn from it. Unfortunately, this cuts into my productivity but fortunately, when I do learn a new technique I can hardly wait to try... More
  • Things that make you go hmm

    by Litifeta | 30th of September, 2008

    I guess so many of us are looking and wondering and waiting to see what all this scandal in Wall Street means for us. Can we, the ordinary folk even contemplate the measures by which these people must analyse the risk involved in essentially betting in billions of dollars,... More
  • Three Years Microstocking

    by Bright | 27th of September, 2008

    Hello :-) This short blog will cover some thoughts about microstock market. It is also my first (test) post. By the way I'm writing this 2nd time from scratch, I just lost all the content previously written here, as I did not enter any tags. So learn from it, and... More
  • Buyers and Sellers

    by Bchecjon | 31st of August, 2008

    I love to read the blogs from people around the world, who share a common love for photography. Photographers share their knowledge and their musings on just about everything. One thing I have noticed however, is that there are very few blogs and articles from the buyers.... More

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