At the end of October I look back at the current month and wonder "where did my sales go"? This has been the lowest sales month for me in nearly 2 years, certainly for 2012. Now I don't sell $100s of images every month, but I have had a steady increase month on month and quarter by quarter. I can see views increasing, but the sales aren't coming through. Anybody have the same experience? Is it possibly subject matter related?
Hey Neal, there does not seem to be any rime or reason for the ups and downs in sales, just supply and demand. October for me was above average with an RPD of $3.45, but June and July were my worst months for some time. Keep on riding the roller coaster and keep putting up your great images.
I guess we all have a reduction of sales from time to time, in my case July was terreible beacuse I only got 36 sales, and in the other hand October could be my best month ever with 115 sales so far (now it is tied with August). Don't worry this will change.
I think it comes and goes for everyone....mine has been consistently going for the last few months. However, I know it won't keep on like that. Your portfolio is very good but maybe a little limiting. Like mentioned before your portfolio might benefit from images that cover a wider spectrum. Good luck!!
october has not been a bad month for me but not as good as 2011 october which was among the best of the last two years. normally the reports of the different contributors are quite contradictory except during the time from april to june (the famous changes D.T. made) where eweryone complained.
I have consistent sales, but the biggest problem we face is that a greater proportion of sales are dominated by subscriptions. It's why everyone jumps for joy at the relative number of sales at a place like SS, but the real truth is that one decent credit sale here beats the numbers every time. It's ludicrous. Like many other here I may pull the plug.
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