I must admit before getting down to business, that I do NOT like advertisements! In fact, I am almost to the point of despising them. I know, you are probably thinking, 'Then why on earth are you writing about them??' Well, throughout my years of computer and phone work, I have clicked on my fair share of ads. Whether on purpose or by accident, these conveniently inconvenient distractions have caused me to fall victim to their appearances more often than not. So from the consumers... continue reading
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I joined Dreamstime in 2015 but my camera wasn't up to the required standard so I didn't start actively uploading until about 2 years ago. It was quite a learning experience when I started with virtually no knowledge of what was required and that showed in my acceptance percentage in the first 3 months of about 50% which was pretty abysmal!! I read a lot of blogs and listened to advice from other Dreamstime members which all helped to get me on the right path. I learned... continue reading
I remember my first image approved by Dreamstime. This was some tine ago. Until now I have experimented and learned many things about the photography techniques, framing, crop, exposure, blue hour, golden our, Photoshop, Lightroom, how to organise my photos, how to clean my lenses and a lot more. In the time i changed my camera and my shoots quality increased. This weekend I did an analysis of my stock portfolio and observed that my photos have views on Dreamstime but no sells. Strange because some... continue reading
Get yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and settle down in your reading chair because this is going to be a long but informative blog. We're going to go in depth of what Buyers are looking for, understanding the stock industry, and how you can compete in a dynamic and changing environment.WHAT ARE BUYERS LOOKING FOR?What kind of images are Buyers looking for? The short answer is this: EVERYTHING. Travel images, business, parenting, industry, technology, you name it, Buyers have a need. However,... continue reading
The online business industry, just like any other form of businesses, can be very competitive. As an entrepreneur, you need to step up your game if you want to compete with other eCommerce stores in terms of generating traffic and leads. A good way to do that is by making sure that you leverage good graphic design into the creation of your business website.A well-designed website can do wonders for your online business. Read on below for more information on how good design can specifically help you... continue reading
Hello everyone,I am here at DT for more than 3 years. At first I read blogs, watched other peoples photos/work, got inspiration and obviously ideas then I started shooting. I had completed art and drawing course from some university for 3 years once in my life. I changed my profession from art to other. Then one sunny Autumn day my Dad asked me - why don't you try photography as you have some basic knowledge of art? Why don't you enhance the knowledge. Photography is a... continue reading
Most of the writing and reading is done online these days so if you've got something to say, the Internet makes it incredibly easy to talk about nothing and everything, to learn, to teach, to connect, to be part of the global community. You may think writing is not for everyone, but it really is.Here's how to write a good web article:1. Meet the WHsWeb users have very little time and even less patience. Before anything else, get your WHs straighten out, show courtesy... continue reading
When it comes to marketing, there are important factors to consider to stand out to your existing and potential customers. Streamline designMake sure your design is streamlined - have the same font and design on all of your brand's products from website logo to business cards. All online marketing channels should be consistent. They should have the same colour scheme, theme and design. Consistent design helps your customer remember your brand which is an excellent way to strategically market... continue reading
When you make the decision to create a site for professional goals, you should commit entirely to that goal. It’s not enough to just go live, upload some stuff, and wait for clients to jump in. The way your site looks speaks a lot about yourself and about the services you provide. So how to build trust with your portfolio website? Unique domain nameWhen you’re browsing online and stumble upon these two domains - myname.wordpress.com and myname.com - which one would you choose for a service or... continue reading
The internet is full of ads, so it’s pretty hard to differentiate yourself from the crowd. Hard but not impossible. Because doing the right thing will get you there eventually, where you planned to be.So what does a good banner need to get clicks? If you follow the next tips, you should prevail.Keep it simpleYou might think that putting all kinds of details on an ad will convince people to click, but it’s exactly the opposite. The cleaner it looks, the better. People want clear,... continue reading
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