If you use social networks to promote your images, I suggest you an interesting site.This site is a list of hashtags usable in various areas.I found this site searching for something similar in the web, and I find it very interesting, so I want to suggest it to you.The operation is simple: go to the site, where NOT to pay anything, choose the list of tags best suited to your image, selecting and copy them in the comments of your image and the game is done.The site is this one!G.E.... continue reading
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October is gone and it was a good month, a little bit better than September.121 new images15 images soldIt's nice, but I'm not totally happy because I'm so far from my target, so I know I have to work harder this month.This month has had a good start, I hope it will be real good!A hug, G.E. continue reading
Last month in dreamstime was quite good for me.110 image uploaded (and only 44 refused) and 8 images sold.After september my portfolio reached the number of 1535 image, and it is a good number, although I know I have other images to create and upload in dreamstime.There are two kind of microstock artists, I think: the lucky ones (few images but many sales) and the less lucky ones (many images and few sales)...I am in the second category, so I know I have to work everyday to be seen in... continue reading
I bet a coffee You thought this post is a criticism about microstock and/or dreamstime!Absolutely not! This is a suggestion to promote Your portfolio.I discovered some weeks ago the hashtags and I started to use them immediately with some interesting result but I discovered that not all hashtags are useful. for example, MICROSTOCK, DREAMSTIME and PORTFOLIO are useless tags. They are too specific words so they attract few people. I suggest to use them few times.Interesting thing I noticed... continue reading
I'm waiting to know if my eps file will be approved or not by dreamstime.Unfortunately, I know it takes a long time, because those files are to be tested to see that they are editable.The importance of eps is fundamental, I think, in dreamstime. Seeing the general demands of the market, in fact, these files can I open a new world in sales .... not to mention the fact that I noticed that all the illustrators who sell several images regularly charge the eps.I took this decision (to load the... continue reading
As illustrator I ask myself on how to maintain the freshness of the images that I create manually.Often it is not easy because when I vectorize a bitmap I always find a myriad of nodes that .... I do not want!The software I use, inkscape, has this problem: for each bitmap vectorized it finds, because of its excessive sensitivity, too many nodes.This was a big problem because, honestly said, it made me lose the will to make images manually ("If I have to lose hours to eliminate unnecessary... continue reading
Did you see the new dreamstime site? What do You think about this new site?Personally i like it but at the first time I was a little confused (I had some difficulties in finding the management Area for example) but now I can say that al is like before, but with a new face!Anyway....february has come: I closed the last month with few sales, and this month I sold only a pic, for now!I hope this changing in the site can help sales and not hinder them.G.E. continue reading
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