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  • My first Level 3!

    by Mani33 | 27th of April, 2010

    I just want to share you my happiness with my first level 3 image! Only this month it sold 3 times! Good luck in sales everybody! Cheers ;) See Article
  • 150 sales!

    by Charlydamart | 27th of April, 2010

    I reached my last milestone: 150 sales with this image: Thanks to all buyers for their confidence! See Article
  • Maintaining a balance

    by Tan510jomast | 20th of April, 2010

    This month I celebrate my anniversary with Dreamstime as a contributor. It's been a very trying and testing year in micro stock especially for me, since I started out being more or less a "sunday micro stock photographer" shooting only weekends for Dreamstime and others.... More
  • 100th Sale. Some opinions about DT.

    by Angelsimon | 15th of April, 2010

    Well, I'd like to share with you my great joy: today I had my 100th sale. This is the photo: It is time for a little balance. I'm in DT for three months, I have a portfolio of 527 images, and a radius of acceptance of 62.4% due to rejection by similar photos. I have two... More
  • My first 10 sales!!!

    by Acedubai | 11th of April, 2010

    Today is a Sunday morning, the first working day of the week for us in the Middle East. Unlike in most countries worldwide, our weekend days off are on Friday and Saturday. I was very happy to log on to my Dreamstime profile and see that I have made my first 10 sales!!... More
  • 500 sales!

    by Justforever | 9th of April, 2010

    Today I have already had the 500th sale. I am very satisfied and I am very grateful to all buyers and DT team. Justforever This is my 500th photo sold See Article
  • Double celebration!

    by Miluxian | 9th of April, 2010

    Recently I had my 1,000th image online after less than 18 months since I’ve registered with Dreamstime. A very nice milestone to reach and to celebrate especially when comes together with the 1,000th sale (after less than 24h - nice coincidence, isn't it?!); 1,000 of great... More
  • yes

    by Alvoel78065 | 9th of April, 2010

    finally made the 100 dollar mark,,, with 70 onliner pix of mine and 8 mil of available pix to choose from, i finally have made it,,, See Article
  • I want to believe

    by Claudiofichera | 8th of April, 2010

    Every day I wake up at 7:00, start to heat water and turn on the computer. The lucky days, I see that Dreamstime photos sold for U$S 3,x 2,x, or 0,xx. The bad days, I do not sell any pictures, and the day is presented gray. This morning, an hour ago, my income grew strongly.... More
  • Back in action.

    by Creativei | 5th of April, 2010

    Wow its been a long time, here in DT, after reading Carmen's latest blog, I guess I have to be little active here. I always believed that blogs and forums did help in sales, never thought it is helpful in search results. Mani, I guess your images will be all over the search... More
  • Easter is over

    by Cristalloid | 5th of April, 2010

    Easter is over and I wish all of you contributers many, many sales!!! And for the buyers of you: I wish everybody that he/she finds what is needed and that it fits perfectly into your artwork :) More
  • 4000 sales!

    by Aprescindere | 1st of April, 2010

    Today I have already had the 4000th sale. I have spent two year reaching this goal. So I am very satisfied. I am very grateful to all buyers and DT team. Thanks Aprescindere This is my 3000th photo sold. It is part of a series of photos... More
  • Sales are back :)

    by Cristalloid | 26th of March, 2010

    Recently I found my sales going down to floor as you can see in my corresponding blog Now sales are coming back!! That's great! See Article
  • Does making blogs help on your sales?

    by Egomezta | 25th of March, 2010

    Hi, I´m new to making blogs in Dreamstime, and my experience has been really good, because I have noticed that my sales increase everytime I write one. Does this happens to you? In average I'm selling one image per day, but this is what has happened everytime I created... More
  • Breaking new ground in 2010

    by Ratmandude | 24th of March, 2010

    As the months go by, I keep asking myself … "Is this micro stock racket really worth all the effort?" Well that is a question that I am not entirely sure that I will ever be able to satisfactorily answer. But at this stage my reply to anyone else that is asking them... More
  • Frustrating days

    by Cristalloid | 20th of March, 2010

    March started pretty good for me with the following sales: 03/03/2010 03/05/2010 03/08/2010 03/09/2010 03/09/2010 03/13/2010 Since than NO sales at all.... I am truly down a bit... am I doing something wrong? More
  • Editorial images

    by Bobsphotography | 20th of March, 2010

    I do have a lot of editorial images, but they are not selling all that good. The pictures next to this text are sold once or twice, as a matter of fact, the one of Maxima, the dutch princess, is my only level 2 picture. The pictures under this text have a lot of viewes, but... More
  • your most popular color?

    by Tan510jomast | 17th of March, 2010

    they say that color can affect your emotions. that is why in fast food joints where they do not want you to hang around, bright bold uncomfortable color scheme are part of their interior decoration. other colors are said to calm us down. that is why hospitals, old... More
  • Taking Advantage Of Analytic Tools

    by Maigi | 17th of March, 2010

    Are you taking advantage of all analytic tools what Dreamstime offers? Today I rediscovered a tool which existence I had forgot. On uploads area there's a little link Download excel archive. You can find it on statistics page as well. That Excel archive contains all your... 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

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