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  • Fcarucci
    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
  • Anhong
    My first sales.

    by Anhong | 14th of March, 2010

    I am a new member of DT. Hope that within a month can apply for the success of an exclusive photographer. Shoot good photos, and more customers to download my photos. See Article
  • Davidwattsjr
    1000th sale!

    by Davidwattsjr | 11th of March, 2010

    Fellow DT'ers... I'm celebrating my 1000th sale. By many standards, my progress has been slow... a bit over 3 years. But - for all of you that are just getting start, I share this advice: keep taking great pictures. Persistence is a great method for refining your skills.... More
  • Photobee
    I am in January sales

    by Photobee | 9th of March, 2010

    Sales of good photos. A good photograph is a unique idea. If you want more downloads, then brains to creative. I have been such as to encourage their own. and strive to See Article
  • Danienel

    by Danienel | 9th of March, 2010

    It's very ironic, that I would shoot an image depicting my very situation a month or 2 later. I've been shooting lots of Easter images as well, so I hope that bodes well! However, I've never felt so close to images like I have to the above after the last financial year-... More
  • Charlydamart

    by Charlydamart | 2nd of March, 2010

    Hi to all! I have found a new page on stock photography: www.********.com I don't know if it is real, but there you can see some of your pictures... I guess it's real, because it say "powered by dreamstime". I think it's a good idea to increase the dreamstime... More
  • Miluxian
    My first...

    by Miluxian | 1st of March, 2010

    I had my first image approved on DT more than one year ago and after three months I started to sell pictures one by one. It was the moment when I realised I shouldn’t have given up the idea of stock photography so easily. And I started to upload massively (according to... More
  • Ratmandude
    2nd Year Anniversary - Giving Thanks to All

    by Ratmandude | 26th of February, 2010

    This months message has to to be related to my 2nd year anniversary here as a DT member. I have now been a contributing member [photographer] of this community for two years & am very happy to report that every month things are going from good to better. I say [photographer]... More
  • Sylvaindeutsch
    50 sales!

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 25th of February, 2010

    yesterday i got 50 sales, since one year i'm here, took long to start download, but then went without stop until now, i like it, hope i will get more. let's see! See Article
  • Mantoniuk

    by Mantoniuk | 24th of February, 2010

    Does anyone still buying pictures, or that problem with me and my photographs :-)? I need some advice from you guys. mantoniuk. See Article
  • Dcwcreations
    500 sales today.

    by Dcwcreations | 23rd of February, 2010

    I remember my first sale on Dreamstime and to be honest I still get the same feeling everytime I look and find out that one of my photos sold. But today is a little special because I have hit the 500 sales mark. I also am very happy it was my crop irrigation photo... More
  • Robertosch
    Best weekend on DT

    by Robertosch | 21st of February, 2010

    Hi there I have accounts in other places too, but I am happy to say that this weekend was the most effective here, on Dreamstime, than the rest of them, so far. With only two sales here, this is the first time that here I made "the record". This file witch is showed... More
  • Rangpl
    Sales in January 2010 report

    by Rangpl | 20th of February, 2010

    It's almost been a YEAR since i started DreamsTime adventure (in fact my whole microstock activity). I am not very happy especially with my slow portfolio growth.. somehow just can't make things go faster. I've learned a lot during this period... More
  • Titania1980
    My most viewed files with less DL, are they so bad?

    by Titania1980 | 14th of February, 2010

    Should I put them for free? or just leave and wait for sales? I woukd like to make a bit promotion of my more viewed files with less downloads and if someone is interested in them maybe wants to buy or if someone can give me advice to improve them and re upload ;) well,... More
  • Charlydamart
    100 sales!

    by Charlydamart | 12th of February, 2010

    Finally I got a new milestone. 100 sales!! These are the last 5. Thanks to all buyers... and please continue downloaded images. See Article
  • Goodcontent
    Two hundred Plus

    by Goodcontent | 9th of February, 2010

    Just crossed the 200 image upload boundary and heading for more, Increasing sales as the portfolio numbers increase. A couple of new Computer Animations on my new website at: http// Days are getting longer with more light heading into summer.... More
  • Melastmohican
    Assisted walking

    by Melastmohican | 4th of February, 2010

    This photo become quite popular across all agencies I am submitting. For me it is a proof it was done right. It was whole family collaboration, I am on a picture with my daughter Maya and my wife took a picture. See Article
  • Komar
    This shot was well worth bearing the heat for

    by Komar | 2nd of February, 2010

    Last month I had my first downloads for this image, 6 and 7 credit purchases. Today I got my first Dreamstime Extended license (P-EL). The beach itself is quite a popular one, but it was HOT and I probably wouldn't have gone out myself, however I was showing a friend... More
  • Rangpl
    Stats for November & December

    by Rangpl | 2nd of February, 2010

    Here are some stats I share monthly about Dreamstime performance of my portfolio. I know it's useful for beginners as it was for me. Portfolio size: 173 images since January 24, 2009 12 images at level 2 4 images at level 3 215 sales November: -63% DL, -63%... More
  • Creativei
    Image downloaded 57 times, here is the keyword stat for this image.

    by Creativei | 31st of January, 2010

    First of I’m promoting this image, which has been my best seller in terms of revenue generated. Now as the image is in level five stage, and if someone buy a vector format I have a chance to earn 34 credits. Well let’s leave apart the marketing strategy, and come to... More

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