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New article posted: Frustrated?!
Posted: 04/23/2013, 03:38:31 AM
Hi there!
At the moment, I am past the 100$ limit, so I can't say I share your frustation completely. But I presume we share the reason of your frustation. My sells went down lately, so I am stuck at the same amount of revenue for over a week now. Still, I keep my hopes up, that it will get better! Good luck to you!
Pancake 40 STM, Cokin P Filters, Canon 300X....
Posted: 04/23/2013, 05:11:29 AM
I so hate when that happens!!! surprisingly.. I had the most sales on DT in one month this month in april. 23 days in I have had 18 sales... what I cant understand is how almost 700 images here has gotten me only 111 sales ever. I read an article about finding photos on here and the frustration of it..I even have tried to find my work by using keywords and it is like a needle in a haystack. are we getting too large here?
good luck on that last sale.. It will happen!
Nikon D70 and nikon 5100
Posted: 04/23/2013, 06:42:02 AM
I am at around $190. Do your research. It is a must. Stock is a huge subject where you need to get into the psychology of the buyers and understand the search placement algorithm. I spent a serious amount of time in that and I am getting satisfactory results now. I still don't upload or shoot on weekends and devote the entire time to studying bestsellers and taking notes in a notepad. Might seem like I'm studying guinea pigs... but... ;)

Serious efforts would pay back. There are too many big cameras around these days. Photographer skills and equipment - neither make a huge difference now. So take awareness and research on your side. Why lose time being frustrated? Study some bestsellers for a break.
55-250mm standard lenses. Dual tube macro flash and external speedlit...
Posted: 04/23/2013, 08:34:41 AM
I have to be patience selling images, now you're very close. April started very well for me, but since last week sales have been very slow.
and equipment: - Nikkor 70-300 mm - Nikkor 18-105 mm...
Posted: 04/23/2013, 17:43:45 PM
The last $10 always seems to take so long.
Posted: 04/24/2013, 12:26:35 PM
Sometimes things are getting slow, but be patience, very soon you will have your $100!
equipment- Visatec Solo Three Monolight Kit, Speedlight-Nikon SB-800,...
Posted: 04/24/2013, 12:59:03 PM
Let us know when you managed to hit the 100!
Pancake 40 STM, Cokin P Filters, Canon 300X....
Posted: 04/25/2013, 02:06:43 AM
No monthly cut off here so you can request payment as soon as you hit the 100 and DT is one of the quickest to process payment.
Vue 7, Daz 3, Wings 3D and the odd photo.
Posted: 04/25/2013, 04:05:09 AM
I have to admit it must be frustrating. I lived something similar lately because the only sales I was getting were subscription ones, which only gave me about 0.35$ each. My last sale though gave me 1.61$, which gave me some hope (it feels weird to say that I have hope with less than 2$, but anyways...). So in the end, I would say don't think about it and one day you'll enter your personal account and find that you've hit the 100$ mark. Good luck!
4 speedlights, tripod and 1 large reflector....
Posted: 04/25/2013, 22:28:35 PM
$98.75 ;)
Posted: 04/29/2013, 04:13:07 AM
so far i've earned 1.05 $ this year, lol :D
BUT ... i have just uploaded 40+ images so hopefully things will improve! ;)
Posted: 04/29/2013, 08:01:16 AM
Done! 102$ yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!! o/
Posted: 05/11/2013, 18:28:13 PM