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Robert Convery

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About Robert Convery

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    Midlands, UK


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    20 Aug 2007

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  1. You've got a good portfolio. I imagine it is just a matter of time until you get sales. One thing to watch is having irrelevant key words, which will reduce your rank. I'd put hot air balloons as one supertag, Alamy list the key words alphabetically so you may have already done it.
  2. Brilliant portfolio showing real people doing things. The only criticism is too many shots from the same day ie: nurses protest and rally cars.
  3. Third poor month in a row with 13 for $236 gross I used to regard 250 - 500 as average and over $500 as good, but it looks like I will have to revise the targets lower this year.
  4. A poor month with 11 sales for $227 gross. No $$$ sales which is becoming the norm for my portfolio.
  5. December was my worst month ever with 7 sales and 3 refunds earning $24 gross. The year saw my revenue continue the downward trend. 2016 224 sales $5,413 gross 2017 225 sales $4,859 gross 2018 217 sales $4,626 gross
  6. My rough figures are 2900 images & gross revenue 4800 USD per year Using an exchange rate of 1.3 USD/GBP then 50% commission gives 64p per image & 40% commission gives 51p. I went to a mistletoe auction at Tenbury Wells and uploaded six photos of the event which should bring £3 a year. I was there for two hours, plus an hour to sort the photos, so £1 per hour before the cost of running a car.
  7. I just had a TV use $$$ to lift me out of the November doldrums, so it is too early to write the month off.
  8. 21 sales for $440 gross. One $$$ if I round up a sale which was a few cents short.
  9. I decided my portfolio needs more flower photos and I like this one of a bee feeding on a flower.
  10. I had an average month with 17 sales for $347 gross. No $$$ sales My CTR has bounced back from its nadir last month.
  11. Another average month with 15 sales for $369 gross. No 3 figure sales and zooms / ctr have crashed.
  12. Congrats on hitting the 1000. It took me 8 years. 1st sale 31st July 2008 31st July 2012 was up to 209 sales after 4 years 9th August 2016 hit the 1000 sales mark.
  13. Echinacea flowers. Hopefully a buyer will search for most recent as there are already a lot on Alamy.
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