A month ago DT changed the levels of the prices per image, here it is the link where you can see these changes: Levels UpdateNow it is easier for our images to reach levels, for example before for a level 4 an image needed 25 sales, now an image only needs 10 sales. That means that we can earn more money per sale, but at the same time makes buyers look for images with less sales. So that's why I'm asking you how did you this first month with the changes?.In my case I had a drop in the number... continue reading
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As time marches forward I find it interesting to see which of my images will become my top sellers.Some you kind of know right away, while others come out of nowhere...I did a little bit of number crunching to see if it is clear cut right from the start, and if they all seem to grow at the same speed.Naturally, it is not clear cut at all and hard to find trends.The only one that holds across all my best sellers is that I get the first sale in the first month of being online.Aside from... continue reading
I thought of giving a heads up to the buyers about the files I have with very few sales left before getting bumped up to the next level. Here's the last chance to buy each of these at a lower price!1 more sale to be level 2:2 more sales to level 3:1 more sale to level 4:3 more to level 4:(I'll update this blog in case the levels change meanwhile). continue reading
Funny how things are not always what they appear to be...A chain is associated with repression and security but we forget the value of the links...links in a chain of events that move images up the chain from Level 1 etc...So my first Level 2 image is a link to the future. I, too, am grateful to the extended DT community for the sense of belonging and support...and many thanks to the buyers...without you, who are we...In fact, we are all links in the same chain...from strength to strength continue reading
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 photographs of level 2, and sales are more or less constant since the beginning.Comparing with other agencies, I have a very good impression of this site.I have noticed that in DT, the pictures are not lost in a bottomless... continue reading
Woo hoo! I just checked my stats, and this shot has just received its 100th download and is now level 5.I had wondered if sales would slow when it made it to level 4 and thus cost more, but buyers are obviously not deterred by higher levels if the image suits their needs. Likewise the percentage of subscription sales to credit sales has not really changed much either. I really appreciate having those subscription sales, as they help you to reach the next level where the credit sales earn you... continue reading
Today I am wondering what others are thinking …I don't usually approach my photography from a point of view of "will it sell" … I usually am more concerned out getting the composition that I am trying to get … for ME.But I wonder if i should not be so precious about what it is that I want, and be more cognizant of what "buyers" may be looking for/at.I 'd like to give a quick example:ref the image below:at the time of this posting [only 12 hits with 2 downloads] — Online since,... continue reading
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