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  1. UK, single editorial article, $ Btw I carved the ones on the left and right. 🙂
  2. Thanks. I am feeling optimistic as things can only go up from here 😃.
  3. Zero, zilch, nada! The first month with no licenses in several years. December's CTR the lowest in 2020 as well.
  4. Thanks for the useful tips Wim. I finally went back and fixed a couple of my images. Cheers, Maria
  5. Mine is following a similar trajectory John. Sept-Dec my CTR has been .52, .53, .49 and .25 for this month. Lowest in over a year, and not a sale yet this month.
  6. I notice my images above are looking a little squished. Maybe changes to the forum website has altered how images show up and the way I usually post them (drag them over) isn't the best. What is the current recommended way to post them? Thanks. Maria
  7. I like this topic Bella! I find repeating patterns (especially colourful ones) to be so visually appealing.
  8. I came here to ask the same question. I had 2 refunds for UK travel guide images licensed in June. Both were of Victoria, BC.
  9. 5 licenses, so it was a pretty good month for me. Prices not the greatest, 2 PUs, 2 magazines (Ok $$), and one editorial (sad $).
  10. Small sale for this image showed up Friday. $ Making a couple bucks from my gardening. Country: Worldwide Usage: Editorial Media: Editorial website Industry sector: Media, design & publishing Image Size: Any size Start: 16 October 2020 End: 16 October 2025 One use in a single editorial article used within the digital versions of a single publication. Digital usage includes archive rights for the lifetime of the article
  11. Hi Kamira, Most of my alamy sales this year are of images I uploaded in previous years. It can take a while before someone is looking for what you have in your portfolio. As has been mentioned, keywording is very important. Always include plurals of objects, even if there is only one in your image. For example, if someone was looking for an image of "antique vehicles in Cuba", they wouldn't find your nice image 2D4MRM0 of an antique car in Havana, because you only have the singular "vehicle" in the keywords. Maria
  12. Here's one: A beautiful sunset on the water, as captured by this cell phone camera.
  13. Yes, I always keyword for plural objects, even if there is just one in the image.
  14. Thanks so much Dave! My mom's cross-stitch made it to television, wow. She passed away last year so knowing her work appeared on the telly makes me happy. Maria
  15. Three for me as well. Two were distributor sales, including a decent calendar sale.
  16. So many great ones to choose from, congrats to all the finalists!
  17. This was a sale to a German distributor today for a travel guide. Low-Mid $$
  18. Image 2AX5KN6 I don't think I've had a UK television sale before. Happy that my mom's needlepoint will be on TV! If someone happens to see this on the telly (likely around Christmas), would you let me know? Maria Country: United Kingdom Usage: Editorial Media: Television (editorial) Print run: Unlimited transmissions Placement: Use within body of show
  19. No sales for a month and then this plum calendar sale showed up, low $$$. Too bad it's not direct, it's to a Canadian distributor.
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