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November Sales Thread

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Westbury
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:15AM

Downloads for me have slowly declined since Feb 12 and are now half of what they were in the last half of 2011 and Jan 12 and Feb 12. Having said that I took my foot off the uploading pedal but that is being rectified now. I dont have any hope for December. I dont blame BM or zoom, I reckon we are loosing grass roots clients, probably due to the fact that we made our own content more expensive.
magnez2
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:17AM
It was one of the best months for me and I am planning on keep uploading more images.
Difydave
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:32AM

Yes folks welcome to the "Dave Bound For Oblivion" show!


WMY. $$ 30% down on August. 


Let's hope the new BM sorts this out.
sbossert
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:33AM

Compared to November 2011, this November's $$ money was down 28% over last year and downloads were down a whopping 46%. 


 
Daxus
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:41AM

Lower than I was expecting, most of the year has been consistant, November dropped off a bit for me. Start of the month was ok and the end of the month was ok, middle of the month was flat.


 
no_limit_pictures
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:42AM
November = WMOTY 
amriphoto
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:44AM
Posted By Difydave:

Yes folks welcome to the "Dave Bound For Oblivion" show!


WMY. $$ 30% down on August. 


Let's hope the new BM sorts this out.


How could it, it seems almost everybody is heavily affected. What could a different BM change?


Compared to November 2011:
$$$ down -42%
DLs down -56%


How could something like that ever happen? Why didn´t iStock listen to us when they decided to "upgrade" the site.
zulufriend
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 5:59AM
My downloads have taken a deep fall in relation to last year and in relation to the months previous to September's. Nevertheless, the income with the downloads this month increased significantly. It seems that I am selling less images but making more money. In terms of downloads, November was the worst month of the year so far for me. In terms of income it was average when compared to the other months. I can forget the goals in terms of reedimed credits for this year...but it seems unfair because the rules have changed in the middle of the game...

(Edited on 2012-12-01 06:05:24 by zulufriend)
Difydave
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 6:04AM
Posted By amriphoto:

Posted By Difydave:

Yes folks welcome to the "Dave Bound For Oblivion" show!


WMY. $$ 30% down on August. 


Let's hope the new BM sorts this out.



How could it, it seems almost everybody is heavily affected. What could a different BM change?


Compared to November 2011:
$$$ down -42%
DLs down -56%


How could something like that ever happen? Why didn´t iStock listen to us when they decided to "upgrade" the site.

You're right. BM may not be the right "culprit" to blame as already said in the thread about it. Whatever the case let's just hope something changes for the better! The buyers didn't just suddenly disappear in September when most of us saw the sudden drop.
Westhoff
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 6:13AM
My sales have been on a steady downward trend since August.
RyersonClark
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 6:33AM
Flat would be the best way to describe my month. Not at all what I would expect from this time of the year, but more average with summer.
NicolasMcComber
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 6:39AM
Disappointing for me, below last Summer in revenues and essentially the same as 2011 with a portfolio twice the size.  I don't really look at download numbers since I haven't seen the bars in my stats window for a month now. Good sales at Getty in October kind of made up for the appaling first 4 days and lackluster last week I experienced here this month, but there was no growth for what is usually my 2nd best month of the year. This year, it ranks 5th.
benedek
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 6:47AM
Worst month of the year. Around 30% less $$ compared to what statistically should have been. Downhill started since the updates in September. October was worse and now November terrible.

(Edited on 2012-12-01 06:48:17 by benedek)
KaleviTamm
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 6:49AM
I can see Novembers drop with my small port too:

- November 2010 (Non Exclusive) 70 Dls;
- November 2011 (Exclusive) 67 Dls;
- November 2012 (Exclusive) 15 Dls.
raclro
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 7:08AM

2nd best month of the year for me in dollars, continues flat in sale numbers.


Almost exactly the same as Nov 2011.  This is the first time in over 2 years that I have managed to earn as much as the same month in the previous year.


Seven very nice ELs made the difference and those are hard to count on.
wwing
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 7:16AM
More $ then this month last year, but only 67% of the downloads. Having Exclusive status helps when it's tough going.
guenterguni
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 7:20AM
Dissapointing - every November in the past has been a top month while November 2012 was down, down and again down. But who wonders with all the problems of the site. Out distributor is not doing a good work for us.
2ndLookGraphics
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 7:40AM
WMOTY! Matched Sept. for lowest downloads (and must go back to first year on iStock, 2007, to find lower) and my income was at its lowest point since well before I became exclusive in 2009. Very few E+ sales and those mostly small. I have not had a EL since June. This just gets worse and worse. November is usually a high point for me and December a low point. I may not even look this month, it may ruin my Christmas spirit.
amygdala_imagery
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 7:45AM
20% increase in revenue from november 2011.  and like november 2011, the november is my slowest month of the 2012.  overall, steady growth.  i consider this good news!
DavidCallan
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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 7:52AM
££ - BME. By quite a healthy margin.

Downloads - Up on Sept & Oct but below the rest of 2012.
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