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Redeemed Credits and Standard Pricing

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OrlowskiDesigns
Member is a Bronze contributor and has 250 - 2,499 Photo downloadsMember is a Gold contributor and has 5,000 - 12,499 Video downloads
Posted Tue Oct 16, 2012 12:45PM
As I look at my stats and trending credits for 2012 and contemplate dealing with a pay cut in 2013 as a result of possibly not hitting the magical 40,000 mark (I hit over 60,000 last year), I wondered about the "phantom" sales, which I suspect are sales by customers who didn't buy credits, but rather just bought the clip under the new "standard pricing" policy.

Regardless if my phantom sales theory is correct or not, my concern is still valid: how do files purchased under this new "standard pricing" policy affect the redeemed credits?  Do they not apply since the buyer didn't buy a credit package to purchase clips?

I hope I still get some sort of "credit" for these "creditless" purchases, since, as you know, our commission levels are based on how many "credits" were used purchasing you clips in the previous year.

Has this been addressed before?

(Edited on 2012-10-16 13:04:19 by OrlowskiDesigns)
Purplevideos
Member is a Gold contributor and has 5,000 - 12,499 Video downloadsExclusive iStockphoto Videographer
Posted Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:41PM
I've been keeping a record of all my sales, including the Mystery sales, for the month of October - From my calculations, the mystery sales have been included in the RC totals.
synthetick
Member is a contributor and has less than 250 Photo downloadsMember is a Gold contributor and has 5,000 - 12,499 Video downloads
Posted Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:00PM
Posted By OrlowskiDesigns:
how do files purchased under this new "standard pricing" policy affect the redeemed credits?



They work in exactly the same way as files bought under the older system. For example, if someone buys one of your non-exclusive HD1080 videos, it is worth 95 redeemed credits to you regardless of whether they used credits or cash.


Mystery credit cards sales are not being reported in the stats page and My uploads page, however AFAIK the RC totals are being updated correctly.

(Edited on 2012-10-16 15:00:46 by synthetick)
OrlowskiDesigns
Member is a Bronze contributor and has 250 - 2,499 Photo downloadsMember is a Gold contributor and has 5,000 - 12,499 Video downloads
Posted Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:07AM

Thanks for the update.


 


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