Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 12:01AM
For me, November was probably around 40% below where I thought I would be based on pre-September expectations. It was also a little worse than October too. Very sobering... How was your November folks?
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 12:14AM
I have to go back to 2009 to find a more woeful number of downloads. 2009. On a plus side it was up a tiny bit from last month, though that's not saying much. Long and short of it, November was a stinker.
Somebody somewhere should stand up and take a bow.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 12:49AM
fact:I had more downloads in June,July and August thanSept,Oct and November.I dont have much confidence things will change much heading into the new year......
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 12:59AM
November 2012, royalties still 25% above november 2011, but less than august this year, less than october. I am disapppointed.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:03AM
Horrible month! November is normally ok, but this was the worst of the year. Income 25% down on Nov 2011 despite 20% portfolio increase and royalty rate going up. Only slither of hope is that E+ files on Getty come good this month.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:07AM
Can´t say much more.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:11AM
Down again this month:
DL % Change: -23%
Royalty % Change: -38%
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:15AM
easily the worst month in a couple of years
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:27AM
wmoty - where nov is normally bmoty, or close.
here's a comparison to previous years:
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:28AM
I have to go back 4-5 years to see the same sales and downloads.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:30AM
better than September & October, but always under november's average
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:33AM
I have done better. It was hard to beat Oct-12 because the was my second BME. The last week saved the month.
DL's -6% -1%
$$ -14% +18%
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:37AM
I had flat months this autumn, not so bad in royalties (3rd BME), but compared to last year I had -25% in DLs. And with this trend, my Jan and Feb months will be disastrous.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 1:58AM
Absolutely horrible. I have to go back to 2007 (that's right - 2007) to see downloads at such a low, and to late 2009 for a comparable low on royalties.
IStock - you certainly know how to make us suffer.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:02AM
Consecutive three month low download!
This is perverse !
Theoretically should rise in November.....
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:03AM
Good. I complete my first year as exclusive.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:12AM
Well, Best Month of the Year and up in comparison to November 2011.
That would be great news... IF it wasn't Oct/Nov 2011 when I had my sales crash. My old files are now making about 25% of what they did 15 months ago, I am only saved by loads of new images which picked up a good number of downloads.
In the end, I am having doubled my portfolio within the last two years but my earnings are about half of what they were in 2010. Still disappointing.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:18AM
WMOTY which historically has been the BMOTY.
By setting my best month this year as the 100% benchmark, this graph shows the other months in relation to that. The decline is clearly illustrated.
Edit to add: When comparing downloads, Nov was at 35.6% of the best month (Feb).
(Edited on 2012-12-01 02:24:53 by tirc83)
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:19AM
$$$ better than last month and last year; DLs better than last month, worse than last year. Third-BME.
The first three weeks were good, the last week poor. On the whole, my portfolio's recovery continues after the mid-year disaster.
Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 2:37AM
Actually, November turned out to be not too horrible. August to November earning for me have been within a few dollars.