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« Reply #150 on: January 20, 2016, 22:45 »
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 :)


« Reply #151 on: January 20, 2016, 23:08 »
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But, hey feel free to bitch and moan if that makes your day ;)

Actually, as I suspect most people here realized, my "bitchin' and moanin'" line was made with tongue firmly planted in cheek.

If you check back over these posts, you don't actually find me doing much of that. I'm certainly not the worst offender.

But feel free to be smug with your "skill" and "method." Whatever makes you feel happy and superior.

Ha, ha :-* ! I'm not smug with my skill. Only with my "method": NOT "bitchin' and moanin'", that is. Or whinin' for that matter  :P

Methinks the gentleman (lady?) doth protest too much.

Methinks the lady (Martha or Gertrude?) doth not fell comfortable watching the truth played in front of her.

Gertrude???

« Reply #152 on: January 21, 2016, 07:47 »
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Gertrude???
Yes, Gertrude. Queen Gertrude.
Why three question marks? I thought you knew who you paraphrased.

Anyway, I'm afraid that Martha too, is feeling uncomfortable.

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« Last Edit: January 21, 2016, 07:54 by Zero Talent »

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« Reply #153 on: January 21, 2016, 10:29 »
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Gertrude???
Yes, Gertrude. Queen Gertrude.
Why three question marks? I thought you knew who you paraphrased.

Anyway, I'm afraid that Martha too, is feeling uncomfortable.

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Zero Talent please do not hijack another thread.
We know you are always right, you don't have to tell us again.

« Reply #154 on: January 21, 2016, 10:43 »
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Gertrude???
Yes, Gertrude. Queen Gertrude.
Why three question marks? I thought you knew who you paraphrased.

Anyway, I'm afraid that Martha too, is feeling uncomfortable.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

Zero Talent please do not hijack another thread.
We know you are always right, you don't have to tell us again.
Sorry, I'm not the one hijacking, here.
I post a positive comment about good sales, then I'm been given quotes from Shakespeare.

Look for the root cause, not the effect, please.

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« Reply #155 on: January 21, 2016, 10:45 »
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Gertrude???
Yes, Gertrude. Queen Gertrude.
Why three question marks? I thought you knew who you paraphrased.

Anyway, I'm afraid that Martha too, is feeling uncomfortable.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

Zero Talent please do not hijack another thread.
We know you are always right, you don't have to tell us again.
Sorry, I'm not the one hijacking, here.
I post a positive comment about good sales, then I'm been given quotes from Shakespeare.

Look for the root cause, not the effect, please.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

You are continually jumping from thread to thread picking fights with people. I dare say that you will now try to have one with me.

« Reply #156 on: January 21, 2016, 10:52 »
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Gertrude???
Yes, Gertrude. Queen Gertrude.
Why three question marks? I thought you knew who you paraphrased.

Anyway, I'm afraid that Martha too, is feeling uncomfortable.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

Zero Talent please do not hijack another thread.
We know you are always right, you don't have to tell us again.
Sorry, I'm not the one hijacking, here.
I post a positive comment about good sales, then I'm been given quotes from Shakespeare.

Look for the root cause, not the effect, please.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

You are continually jumping from thread to thread picking fights with people. I dare say that you will now try to have one with me.
See? You are drifting. Instead of talking about sales or argue statements you belive false, now you speculate about individuals. Please don't.

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« Reply #157 on: January 21, 2016, 11:11 »
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Gertrude???
Yes, Gertrude. Queen Gertrude.
Why three question marks? I thought you knew who you paraphrased.

Anyway, I'm afraid that Martha too, is feeling uncomfortable.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

Zero Talent please do not hijack another thread.
We know you are always right, you don't have to tell us again.
Sorry, I'm not the one hijacking, here.
I post a positive comment about good sales, then I'm been given quotes from Shakespeare.

Look for the root cause, not the effect, please.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

You are continually jumping from thread to thread picking fights with people. I dare say that you will now try to have one with me.
See? You are drifting. Instead of talking about sales or argue statements you belive false, now you speculate about individuals. Please don't.

Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk

I'm new to these forums and I have found most comments to be useful, informative or entertaining. You however appear to be the forum bully.

« Reply #158 on: January 21, 2016, 11:30 »
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Sometimes attempts at irony with user names can be revealing

« Reply #159 on: January 21, 2016, 11:33 »
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... You however appear to be the forum bully.

bully:
use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants.


I don't have any superior strength, nor influence. I don't want to intimidate nor force anyone to do anything.

Fact checking and debating doubtful arguments is a different thing. Maybe some can find hard to listen to different or even unpopular, outside main-stream opinions. But believe me, this is not bullying.

Anyway, please allow me to stay on topic: today's SS sales look normal. On the other hand, FT had a great start (the equivalent of the monthly minimum payment in less than half a day). So I concur with those seeing nice growth coming from Adobe/FT.


« Reply #160 on: January 21, 2016, 13:39 »
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Martha, thanks for the hint about exclusivity for some images on FT. I have a bunch of exclusives on DT which I think is why my sales there often beat the average. I may give it a try on FT too and see how that works. I just joined recently have a very small port there, but it's picking up. SS is very busy for me this month too with many more ODDs and SODs than I've seen in quite a while, but no Els there since November.

It's worth a try to test some images as exclusives on different sites. I don't have any exclusives anywhere else but on FT. Never did that on DT and of course can't do it on SS.

But several of my good 2015 images that cranky-and-unpredictable SS reviewers didn't accept have done well on FT, so after a few of those sales I realized I should make them exclusives there. Hard to say what the best long-term strategy is. Experimentation seems a good idea.

Congrats for being successful at SS this month. Your port is unusual, so something there must be striking a chord.

Thanks Martha! Just plugging away. SS seems to license all different kinds of images for me so I guess having a varied port works for me there, even though I don't have much in the way of traditional lifestyle stock. FT is picking up too.

« Reply #161 on: January 22, 2016, 13:48 »
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Anyway, my method is definitely healthier and more peaceful.


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It is very clear from the exchanges on this and every other thread you participate in that nothing abou you or your methods are peaceful.  You are the most argumentative and aggressive person who currently posts here.  But please don't feel special.  You are just the latest in a long line of unpleasant types who are the reason this site has lost so many members,  and others no longer post.

« Reply #162 on: January 22, 2016, 14:18 »
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Anyway, my method is definitely healthier and more peaceful.


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It is very clear from the exchanges on this and every other thread you participate in that nothing abou you or your methods are peaceful.  You are the most argumentative and aggressive person who currently posts here.  But please don't feel special.  You are just the latest in a long line of unpleasant types who are the reason this site has lost so many members,  and others no longer post.

Obviously you're going off topic with this personal attack. Don't blame me for responding to it, OK?

May I remind you that what appears unpleasant to you is the fact that I didn't sing the same sad song, so popular on this forum.
I disagreed with your "poor sales caused by shenanigans" theory. It just happens that I have a different opinion and I tried to provide the necessary arguments to support it.
Instead of addressing the arguments, you use, again, the easy solution of blaming the person making the arguments. This is no different than blanket blaming agencies and their "shenanigans" for "poor sales".
Every thread, your say? Really?

Maybe some people are leaving because they are tired of listening, over and over again, to all these "low sales" depressing comments.
Positive news and experiences appear to be rather unpopular among a small but vocal, know-it-all, circle of seasoned contributors.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2016, 14:46 by Zero Talent »

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« Reply #163 on: January 22, 2016, 14:29 »
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Hi PixelBytes,

Don't waste your time with 'Zero Talent' as he's always right.

I do have one solution for you. At the bottom of one of his posts there's a text link to 'Ignore'. Just click it and ignore him. It works for me  :)


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« Reply #164 on: January 22, 2016, 14:45 »
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Sales at FT were good this month because someone wanted to download 6-7 EL's of my images ...
I assume it was the same buyer as it was right in a row but next month will be back to the same downward trend for me.

I worry it will be a very bad year and to top it off my health insurance increased $600 a year ... Seems like everything is getting more expensive while we are profiting less. (sorry for the complaining though)

« Reply #165 on: January 22, 2016, 14:48 »
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How much credits do you get for EL?

« Reply #166 on: January 22, 2016, 14:52 »
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How much credits do you get for EL?

$25, in my case
« Last Edit: January 22, 2016, 15:04 by Zero Talent »


« Reply #167 on: January 22, 2016, 15:04 »
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« Last Edit: January 22, 2016, 23:25 by Dumc »


 

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