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#1 John Mitchell

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 10:42 PM

I hesitate to start another of these "please help make me feel better" threads, but I'm wondering if it's just me. Usually I have around five sales by mid-month. However, I currently have only one distributor sale (a very good one, fortunately) showing for February even though views, zooms and CTR all appear to be average. 


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#2 Jansos

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 10:51 PM

I hesitate to start another of these "please help make me feel better" threads, but I'm wondering if it's just me. Usually I have around five sales by mid-month. However, I currently have only one distributor sale (a very good one, fortunately) showing for February even though views, zooms and CTR all appear to be average. 

If it is any consolation I too only have one (a rather poor one!). :-(


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#3 tarsierspectral

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 11:18 PM

I got 2, I would consider this a slow month for me so far.


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Posted 14 February 2017 - 11:27 PM

I have got 4 sales so far, but 0 zooms were last month at this period I had 14 :(


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#5 Michael Ventura

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 11:39 PM

I hesitate to start another of these "please help make me feel better" threads, but I'm wondering if it's just me. Usually I have around five sales by mid-month. However, I currently have only one distributor sale (a very good one, fortunately) showing for February even though views, zooms and CTR all appear to be average.


February has been a little slow but have had a couple of nice value sales that almost make up for it. Let's hope for a flurry of sales in the second half of the month!
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#6 gvallee

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 11:55 PM

My feeling too. Zooms have also dipped sharply.

 

Let's hope the second half of the month improves.


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#7 Chuck Nacke

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Posted 14 February 2017 - 11:57 PM

Licenses are normal in numbers or a bit better, but the fees are more than double

what they have been for the last couple of years, let's hope this is the

up way the business is going.


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#8 Phil Robinson

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 12:01 AM

A very encouraging first week, though it's slowed a little since then. Healthier numbers too - nothing embarrassingly small (yet)


Edited by Phil Robinson, 15 February 2017 - 12:47 AM.

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#9 Betty LaRue

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 12:07 AM

Four in the first 9 days, nothing since. Zooms are near my all-time high.
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Posted 15 February 2017 - 12:15 AM

You bet it's slow.  Both views and zooms are way down.  My CTR for the month is 0.19.  I've never seen anything that low.

One sale where I would normally have about 7 by now.


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#11 Sultanpepa

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 01:17 AM

Better month than last with 4 so far. 


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#12 Colin Woods

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 02:42 AM

About average for me, with 15 so far including a $250 which is most welcome. 


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#13 John Mitchell

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 04:48 AM

 

I hesitate to start another of these "please help make me feel better" threads, but I'm wondering if it's just me. Usually I have around five sales by mid-month. However, I currently have only one distributor sale (a very good one, fortunately) showing for February even though views, zooms and CTR all appear to be average.


February has been a little slow but have had a couple of nice value sales that almost make up for it. Let's hope for a flurry of sales in the second half of the month!

 

 

That sounds encouraging. Flurries in the forecast would be nice. I feel a bit better now. B)


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#14 ReeRay

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:57 AM

Views are through the ceiling, zooms in the basement and sales pushing up the daisies.

a.k.a. Things could be better.
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#15 GS-Images

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 07:51 AM

No sales here since 27th January. Views way down most days too, thanks to the new search engine nonsense which benefits absolutely nobody.

Very disheartening.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 07:59 AM

After a bumper December and a very good January, it's a case of tea  break over and back on your heads for February.

 

Average to below average, half way through and four sales, although one bright spark at $190.


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Posted 15 February 2017 - 08:09 AM

Already half way February. If sales continue this way, I'll end up with 3/4 of last month. 

 

Cheers,

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 08:27 AM

After a very good January sales and zooms have plummeted, particularly after moving to the new Image Manager system. I cannot remember when my CTR last dipped this low.

 

 

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#19 Niels Quist

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 08:41 AM

So far 3 sales (on the low side) - 21 zooms (on the low side) - CTR average, but would of course like to reach my best again - I don't count views but very high.

From what I see the US prices to most often US photographers) seem to be higher than in Europe.

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 08:49 AM

Just 4 sales earlier in the month but this is better than February last year. Views holding up but zooms still low driving down CTR.

 

Jim. ;)


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