posted on 30th of august, 2012

Does anybody else has been really down on sales in two past months? Seems strange, because before these two months income was kinda steady, but now it seems like something is wrong.
Somebody knows whats up or murphy laws is trying to get me bad time again?

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Posted by Jazzid on September 02, 2012
My sales through the summer 2012 were steady on average with no new images added for a while.
I believe there are some correlation in figures and swings shall be pushed gently towards the sky ;)
Posted by Thanatonautii on August 31, 2012
Really bad summer here also! Maybe things will get back to normal again! Good luck everyone!
Posted by Baldas1950 on August 31, 2012
I had my vacations in August and I did not upload any picture. Anyway my income in August is similar to July income that was my best month.
In the last months I noted that the number of sales is not increasing but the revenue increased becouse the single picture income increased for me.
In addition the number of subscription sales do not increase for me.
Posted by Mgkuijpers on August 31, 2012
Sales are terrible the last months. Compared to August 2011 my sales dropped 60% (!!!!!)in 2012 while my portfolio grew bij 20%.
Posted by Vilaimages on August 30, 2012
I haven't been uploading for a while and had a steady amount of sales until these last two months with a sudden stop. It might have to do with how your images are exposed by the way trey are "shuffled" on DT's search...a mystery only known by very few and discussed many times on these blogs. While some photographers complain, others are doing good. It's always the same story. Good luck and best wishes with your sales.
Posted by Egomezta on August 30, 2012
July was terrible for me, I only got 40% of my usual sales... In the other hand, August has been great (BME) 40% more sales than usual.
Posted by Kodols on August 30, 2012
I know im not really good last months with uploads. Havent been much time for this, but it feels strange that i have so few sales last two months. And only subs. sales. My uploading has been the wack whole year, but sales stopped only now and im not the only one. Strange feeling.
Posted by Meryll on August 30, 2012
August is good here, sales are coming although usually sub sales.
Posted by Inyrdreams on August 30, 2012
august has been my second best month.... but thats not saying too much as I only have had 26 sale! 10 good sales 16 subscription.....but I am just starting out a year. I think olympic and summer has a lot to do with it.
Posted by Edonalds on August 30, 2012
I have found it the opposite. August has been my best month, both in sales and and earnings. I only uploaded one photo, but spent a lot of time on my two websites and referral links. I think this made a difference, as I also have more hits than usual.
Posted by BCritchley on August 30, 2012
Your uploads this month = 2, the database is growing much faster than your portfolio is increasing = less sales. Take also into account holiday season and other seasonal variations. Sept is normally a better month for most, fingers crossed :)
Posted by Peanutroaster on August 30, 2012
The Olympics no doubt had an effect. My July was my BME and August was close.
Posted by Fotosenmeer on August 30, 2012
+1, sales went down to zero after the second week of august.

The views (needed before a sale is made) are down to almost zero after the 15th

Cannot be the vacations season because it will overall be my BME overall despite the DT performance
Posted by Neilmachin on August 30, 2012
Yes. For me August was a complete washout until the 28th. I am hopeful that this is because it is summer and all the buyers are away on holiday, in which case things should pick up when they are back. We will see!

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