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posted on 2nd of september, 2014


I guess all of you encountered this subject on the "day dreaming" section in the message board. Usually what you'll see over there are some happy contributors and some disappointed. A short story of my previous month's performance and this current can give you some perspective and hope.

Last month I had 18 sales, it's a bit higher than my monthly average (indeed a number I hope to increase). The real problem was the average revenue. As all but 2 sales were subs my RPD was 0.58$. You must agree with me that it's a bit disappointing :) Well September came on and during the 1st of the month I already had a credit sale bringing me to almost 80% of the revenue I had in August... :)

My lesson is that - don't analyze the numbers too much and come into conclusions which will only bring you down....

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Comments (5)

Posted by Celiaak on September 30, 2014
Amilevin, that is a good advice to retain: never stop uploading high quality images.
Posted by Amilevin on September 05, 2014
Alvera - thanks for your comments.
I never thought of DT as a source of income. It will never pay me like my day job. Nevertheless photography is an expensive hobby it would be nice if it can return some of its costs... :)
Posted by Alvera on September 04, 2014
Martin, 250 averages will bring more money than 30 good. Because our images are placed in search by a special algorithm. Let say that you have a photo of a girl and I have one similar with the same keywords, title and description. If a buyer will search today, your photo will be in the first pages, mine will be far away. Next day, my girl will be placed better than yours. This is made for fair chances to all contributors. So, I guess, more images means more chances to get some money. Just my thought.

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