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ShadySue

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« Reply #50 on: June 22, 2014, 18:34 »
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Thanks, Sue. I didn't actually mean credit subs I meant the new "image" ones. There are so many different terms floating about out there it's easy to use the wrong name.
Absolutely (I thought that was what you meant, but thought I'd better clarify, as far as I could). If we get mixed up, what must potential buyers think?
The whole system is far too complex.


ShadySue

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« Reply #51 on: June 24, 2014, 15:40 »
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That's image subs started being reported now. Got one on each of 2nd, 6th 7th May, all Main (34c  :'()

« Reply #52 on: June 24, 2014, 17:24 »
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It looks as if there will be about twice as many subs as last month. However, curiously, if you look for the little bar chart in the monthly view it is adding all the subs from May into the April earnings graph, while if you look at the daily view then April and May are recorded separately.

ShadySue

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« Reply #53 on: June 24, 2014, 18:42 »
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10 for May as opposed to 6 in April.
7 x 34c; 2 x 75c and a $2.50 jackpot.
Not exactly compensating for May's regular iS figures.  ::)
« Last Edit: June 24, 2014, 19:45 by ShadySue »

« Reply #54 on: June 24, 2014, 19:26 »
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I have so few files left at IS that I can't see trends, but I did notice that in my monthly stats for May it shows I have two sub (gray) downloads on May 21st. If I look at my_uploads (and click Image Subscriptions) I see one subs for May 21 and one for May 22.

It seems that something is fundamentally wrong when they can't agree in two parts of the interface on what day something occurred. I realize that it's 56 cents either way, but something's clearly amiss in their reporting software.

ShadySue

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« Reply #55 on: June 24, 2014, 19:44 »
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Happened last month too.
Image subscriptions shows the different dates for each file (but where one file was downloaded twice, I can't now see the individual dates), but they're all showing on the 2nd in my daily chart for May, and like BT said, all are showing in April in the monthly chart.

« Reply #56 on: June 24, 2014, 19:48 »
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no trends visible here either (other than generally down).

I also have 2 subs sales reported for May on the same day, but when I look at the subs DL page they are the 5th and 19th (both reported for the 5th).

At least they are reported for May in both the daily and monthly reports.

Something about IS does not encourage confidence in their ability to report anything correctly.

« Reply #57 on: June 25, 2014, 01:36 »
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It seems that something is fundamentally wrong when they can't agree in two parts of the interface on what day something occurred. I realize that it's 56 cents either way, but something's clearly amiss in their reporting software.

The way it works in the daily stats bar chart is that all the sales are listed as if they all arrived on the first day of the month that any sub sale happened. In the full list the actual day of the sale is recorded.  What's even more bizarre is that in the monthly bar chart, they are all being listed as happening in the first month that you received one, so it shows no sub sales for May, all of them are dumped into April, so the bar for April 2014 is destined to get bigger and bigger and bigger as the years go by.
I had 40 subs in May, compared with 15 in April, assuming it's now finished (my stats are up to May 29 so there may be a couple of days still to come in) and there's clearly a rising trend, even just comparing the first couple of weeks of the month with the second couple of weeks.

@ Pancaketom: Are you switching your bar chart from daily to monthly using the drop-down menu above the bar chart? That's when you see May's report shifted into April. (At least, it's when I do).
« Last Edit: June 25, 2014, 01:47 by BaldricksTrousers »

« Reply #58 on: June 25, 2014, 11:49 »
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It seems that something is fundamentally wrong when they can't agree in two parts of the interface on what day something occurred. I realize that it's 56 cents either way, but something's clearly amiss in their reporting software.

The way it works in the daily stats bar chart is that all the sales are listed as if they all arrived on the first day of the month that any sub sale happened. In the full list the actual day of the sale is recorded.  What's even more bizarre is that in the monthly bar chart, they are all being listed as happening in the first month that you received one, so it shows no sub sales for May, all of them are dumped into April, so the bar for April 2014 is destined to get bigger and bigger and bigger as the years go by.
I had 40 subs in May, compared with 15 in April, assuming it's now finished (my stats are up to May 29 so there may be a couple of days still to come in) and there's clearly a rising trend, even just comparing the first couple of weeks of the month with the second couple of weeks.

@ Pancaketom: Are you switching your bar chart from daily to monthly using the drop-down menu above the bar chart? That's when you see May's report shifted into April. (At least, it's when I do).

I had no sub sales in April - so they will probably slowly accumulate in May over time. What a mess.

Shelma1

« Reply #59 on: June 25, 2014, 12:25 »
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All my subscription sales show up on may 1st, though when I download the csv I see I had them throughout the month.

However, my earnings have dropped substantially in May. It looks like it's probably what I feared...subs sales have cannibalized my regular sales, rather than adding a new income stream. So sales that would have made 3 or 4 bucks now make $.28.

Very sad.

ShadySue

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« Reply #60 on: June 25, 2014, 12:27 »
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I guess it was inevitable.
Despite all the spin about 'new market', TS cannibalised iS regular sales, and now subs are cannibalising what regular sales we had left.

JKB

« Reply #61 on: June 25, 2014, 13:16 »
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Yep, sounds about right. And add to that an ongoing overall loss of customers and it probably explains why it ain't much fun at the moment.

« Reply #62 on: June 25, 2014, 13:19 »
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I have around +400% from the new subscription sales!

So, 4 bucks.

wds

« Reply #63 on: June 25, 2014, 14:05 »
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Interestingly, my subs sales were about the same insignificant amount in both April and May.

« Reply #64 on: June 27, 2014, 16:30 »
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I just got a 6 dollar sale with PP for May, isn't it supposed to be over already?

ShadySue

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« Reply #65 on: June 27, 2014, 16:38 »
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I just got a 6 dollar sale with PP for May, isn't it supposed to be over already?
GI360.

« Reply #66 on: June 27, 2014, 16:47 »
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I am also receiving today some new gray column of "subscription royalties"!

Is it this!?

http://www.michaeljayfoto.com/agency-news/istockphoto-announces-new-subscription-program/

ShadySue

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« Reply #67 on: June 27, 2014, 20:16 »
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Yes

ultimagina

« Reply #68 on: June 27, 2014, 20:47 »
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Just got surprised by a nice GI sale when I thought all PPs were over :)


 

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