I know what you will say "Oh, no, not another metablog". :P. I have thought for a very long time to write a basic guide about blog, what to write, when to write, how to write. But then, who am I to set the rules? And being member of the Admin., my words may be taken as rule/law by which to abide...That is not and should not be the case. I am a very keen and skillful literary critic - so my professors said - but this does not make me an expert in blogging. This would make me a harsh judge of your discourse... continue reading
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Hello Everyone,What a wonderful end to the day to find all your hard work is paying off! Yes someone out there in the big wide world has purchased a license to use one of my images!!How exciting, I do wonder what project it was for?! Thank you to that person for putting a big smile on my face today!Just a little note to announce my happiness and how much I am enjoying getting to know Dreamstime!Billie xx continue reading
What does your visual content strategy look like? A few random images on Facebook? A short video on Instagram Stories once a week? A SlideShare presentation that you created a long time ago that you republish every day?Visual content is getting a lot of attention these days because the big platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and others are betting on how to create content that help you engage more.But also, according to Brain Rules, 65% of people remember a piece information if... continue reading
Well hello to the world of Dreamstime! So this is my first blog post on here, not too sure what I am doing on dreamstime, there seems just so much compared to other sites!So I guess you want to know a little about me? Here it goes... I am a 22 year old (23 soon to be) who has been a Warrior of CFS/M.E for many years. My full time job is a carer for my mother who is a Fibro Warrior… I don’t do the whole tea and sympathy thing!Get up and get on with it as best I can! I have had a passion... continue reading
Hi Dreamstimers, here I am again. Although I have never experienced food photography, that's a thing a feel attracted from.All begun when a friend of mine started his business in growing plants and selling his own products as typical here nearby. He is a passionate photographer and told me: that's a good way to attract buyers and clients, to have a decent picture illustrating what you produce and sell. Here I am using some of your pictures, that I find very near to my concept.I started... continue reading
Hello all,Glad to be joining such an "illustrious" group - have had my first 20 uploads.Since I'm new, I'm wondering what the more experienced people have found is the best way to increase sales?-Blogging here-Own website-Keymaster program-Social Media-Other avenues not mentioned.Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks and best wishes! continue reading
Last February 4th and after making a bunch of sales all of them showing Woolly Monkeys from Peru I wrote a post about that issue. Today one of the pics I showed on the post was sold again, coincidence or a result of posting at Dreamstime?It will probably be impossible to know ever but lately I have started an initiative consisting in writing a longer or shorter post about any of my pics which is accepted or sold. I want to see if there is any consequence on a medium term. If there is any of course... continue reading
Dear Readers,I am newbie in Dreamstime. I joined around two weeks or so ago. Currently four photographs of mine had been accepted and another one is in review.I have been using a Nikon D3000 with the kit lens since December 2011. I am an amateur photographer at the moment. Sadly I have not upgraded my DSLR as well as my lens due to financial constraints. Nevertheless I am still able to click some good photos every now and then. Right now I am thinking of getting a Nikon 50mm f/1.8G along with... continue reading
Recently Dreamstime released their long awaited Wordpress plugin and I eagerly installed this to a couple of my main blogs to try it out. It did not dissapoint!If you are running a Wordpress blog or web site, here are the reasons why you need to install and use the Dreamstime Wordpress plugin.1. You can with minimum effort add your own Dreamstime photos to your blog posts and pages. This is of course for free and of course without water marks. This has been a hazzel before since it has not... continue reading
Like a few others here, I'm skeptical of the benefit of using social media to promote your stock photography.While there may be some benefit, one has to also consider the opportunity cost.How much time spent on social media could be spent on producing more images?In any case, there is one aspect of social media that I think is invaluable to the stock photographer - and that is blogging!But not necessarily for any exposure it might get you, but rather just the act of trying to illustrate... continue reading
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