Articles by Libux77

For each cent thank you

I joined Dreamstime more or less 5 years ago.This blog is to say thank to Dreamstime for each cent of dollar we earned together.Thanks admins for being so helpful and for forgive me when I was wrong.Thanks reviewers, you taught me much even if I didn't understand at the moment of the rejections.I will continue to work for Dreamstime producing new images for DT clients and they will reward me and DT too.Long life to Dreamstime.  continue reading

100 ups in a month

Since I joined DT three years ago this is the first time I succeed in creating and uploading 100 images from scratch. It is only a personal and little satisfaction. In the past the record was 97....but records you know are made to be broken....what about you? what is your record of uploads in a month? continue reading

136 dollars in one day

I can't believe it but it is true...20 sales (all credit ones) and I earned 136 dollars in only one day exactly at the end of my third year with DT.Once I read a blog of a DT contributor who celebrated a earning of more than 100 dollars in one day...those were the days I earned few dollars a month so to me it was a dream.....that today comes true :-)Thanks a lot buyer, thanks a lot DT.Next dream is to winning an assignment....please vote my picture: continue reading

2000 sales but not wholly a paradise

I hit the 2000th sale and I am happy to share with you this achievement. 2000 is a great number but is done of very little numbers added day by day. Nevertheless the 2000 sales, monthly revenues are still low. When at the begin I saw contributors with 2000 sales I thought revenue were high....instead not so high. Obviously it depends on how fast you collect 2000 sales....a question is in one week another matter is in two years. One thing is true I need to work hard and hard to hit important achievement.... continue reading

I'll tell you a story: esclusivity of character

Six months ago I sold the rights license of an illustration featuring a woman character. I have many illustrations in my portfolio featuring that character.After one month roughly DT staff contacted me and told me that the buyer who bought the illustration above mentioned was interested in purchase the esclusivity of that character and asked me "what would be the cost for selling the rights for the character and remove all the images from sale???"I had 11 illustrations featuring that woman... continue reading

1500th sale!

Just to share with you the achievement of the 1500th sale.Nevertheless I feel almost like a beginner....I still don't know precisely what is microstock and what is not....I still draw what I like and not draw what market is looking for. Fortunately this is a hobby for me....although it is getting always more protagonist in my life. My portfolio is a mix of illustrations and photos....I like both although 80-90% of my sales are illustrations. Lately I took part in assignment without success... continue reading

1000th sale!

Just to share with you the achievement of my first 1000 sales (in two years).This is the 1000th sale:Quite satisfied taking into accont that roughly 700 sales are concerning the last 12 months.Unfortunately rate of uploading is still higher than rate of sales.....but I am sure I'll do better in the future ;-)Thanks DT and buyers continue reading

SR-EL sold....woooow!!!

Today a dream has become true!!!I have had my first SR-EL sell....it is or better it was an illustration.It has been sold for $400 and my revenue was $228I thought it was impossible for me ....instead life is unpredictable!Thanks so much buyer and thanks so much dreamstimeI wish all contributors the best of luck!! continue reading

Finally 1000 uploads!

Finally close to 1000 uploads after hard work and almost 2 years here in DT. Unfortunately quantity doesn't count in this business where quality instead rules.In this two years I realized 740 sales that are few taking into account time I usually spend in this game. I am awareness I have lost lots of time in illustrations or photos with no sales.A few days ago finally I succeeded in assignment after lots of attempts. This is my first level 5 image approved in an assignment:A part this... continue reading

500th sale

Finally I made the 500th sale:It has not been a walk in the park. Nonetheless I feel like I still have to begin. My latest uploads seem to be close to this business....I have lots of expectatios on them.Looking back I realized I spent lots of time on images fruitless....that don't sell. This is really frustrating taking into account spare time is a resource so rare. It is like losing a bet. continue reading

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