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The variety of SUB and ODD sales

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Welcome back Wilm and thanks for sharing your June insight with us.

Your conclusion is spot on that SS has this figured out.  For me, June sales has gone down and the first few days of July didn't start well either. A downward trend it seems, since I have had some strange ELs in June, hope it will bring on to this month as well to ease the slow sales in general.

 

 

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Can only confirm what David said, almost every sub since July 1 is 10 cents. This is a no-brainer...... I notice the amount of submissions is dropping......It's a pity because there were some things about the website I liked.

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I have many numbers that are not listed in that list. I feel like there might not be much point in this list and that, at least up to a certain limit, you can get every random number at every level simply by the fact that in every country customers pay in their own currency, with their own prices and that the convertion rate from that currency to $ might change on a daily base. A sale where a customer paid 5€ for an image might earn me 1.69$ one one day and 1.64$ on the next day, just because the conversion rate has changed.

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4 hours ago, Firn said:


I have many numbers that are not listed in that list. I feel like there might not be much point in this list and that, at least up to a certain limit, you can get every random number at every level simply by the fact that in every country customers pay in their own currency, with their own prices and that the convertion rate from that currency to $ might change on a daily base. A sale where a customer paid 5€ for an image might earn me 1.69$ one one day and 1.64$ on the next day, just because the conversion rate has changed.

Yes, really not sure this will be meaningful attempt in populating the list. Was initially thinking of how far the variety goes in term of the sub and ODD and still like to see how far it can still be carried on.

No offence, when you said you have many numbers that not yet listed here, i will be quite surprised if those numbers are from level 5? Level 3 is far less numbers appeared than say level 4 or 5... anyway, i do see your point as fellow contributors had posted their similar views earlier.

I am aware that teeny sales still exist by large in every tier. Maybe if there’s an official list from SS this thread wouldn’t be here in the first place. Personally I am just curious to see also if there’s any advantage being in higher tier as the announcement claimed that it will be a fair way to reward contributors with the new earning system.

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You're right, it must be a variation because of the currency so I imagine that some numbers listed are just fluctuation of currency.

For example: 

level 5 - 1.43     1.39     1.35     1.34     1.33     1.28     1.26

level 4 - 0.35     0.33     0.32     0.31     0.29     0.28     0.27

level 3 - 0.73     0.72

Those could be currency fluctuation and small difference in pack price from country to country... 

Also, the volume of sale is higher for level 5 than level 4 than level 3 that's probably why there is less numbers in the number 3 list. I usually get 2 to 3 downloads a day while a number 5 would have 20 downloads a day. So in a month or two the level 3 list will probably grow to be equivalent of the level 4 list today (but that list will also grow). 

The most interesting part would then be to make categories of sales and percentage of download from each categories. 


Let say what's the percentage of downloads you get that are under .20, between .20 and .40, .40 and .80, .80 and 1.20, etc.

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2 hours ago, chyworks said:

Yes, really not sure this will be meaningful attempt in populating the list. Was initially thinking of how far the variety goes in term of the sub and ODD and still like to see how far it can still be carried on.

No offence, when you said you have many numbers that not yet listed here, i will be quite surprised if those numbers are from level 5? Level 3 is far less numbers appeared than say level 4 or 5... anyway, i do see your point as fellow contributors had posted their similar views earlier.

I am aware that teeny sales still exist by large in every tier. Maybe if there’s an official list from SS this thread wouldn’t be here in the first place. Personally I am just curious to see also if there’s any advantage being in higher tier as the announcement claimed that it will be a fair way to reward contributors with the new earning system.

I'm Level 3 and the numbers are all the same 10, 11 or 12 cents. This is a farce in that not only is it a huge drop in income but it's also dreadfully boring. I will be very surprised if there isn't a considerable fall off in quality submissions. Why would you put good work up if it's likely to be swallowed up for a few cents? Or am I stupid?

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