Details of Alamy's Q3 Operations

Posted on 10/15/2007 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Alamy had gross sales in Q3 2007 of $7,506,000 and is on track to exceed $28 million in 2007. Since 2004, Alamy has been providing detailed information relative to the company's operations, though as a private company, it's not required to do so. The following 2006-2007 financial breakdown can be useful to image suppliers.

Alamy Numbers - 2006-2007       
        
 

2006

2006

2006

2006

2007

2007

2007

Contributor Information

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q1

Q2

Q3

New RF images from photogs.

95,940

97,552

95,009

93,510

113,728

88,183

110,362

New RF images from agencies

152,752

109,935

243,386

246,244

154,259

264,508

248,228

New RM images from photogs.

450,653

312,170

371,741

349,704

423,987

377,620

443,288

New RM images from agencies

125,707

192,282

234,914

261,309

228,978

166,966

147,751

% Revenue photographers

43%

44%

45%

49%

51%

53%

54%

% Revenue agencies

57%

56%

55%

51%

49%

47%

46%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

2006

2006

2006

2006

2007

2007

2007

Contributor Information

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q1

Q1

Q3

Photogs. submitting images

2,870

2,667

2,667

2,800

3,107

2,908

4,413

Photogs. submitting RM images

2,569

2,349

2,376

2,470

2,762

2,592

3,759

Photogs. submitting RF images

1,435

1,351

1,264

1,342

1,491

1,405

2,211

Agencies submitting images

178

165

180

183

183

178

217

Agencies submitting RM images

130

126

136

131

133

123

146

Agencies submitting RF images

79

74

76

87

86

87

109

RM images submitted in quarter

576,360

504,452

606,655

611,013

652,965

544,586

591,039

RF images submitted in quarter

248,692

207,487

338,395

339,754

267,987

352,691

358,590

All images submitted in quarter

825,052

711,939

945,050

950,767

920,952

897,277

949,629

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

2006

2006

2006

2006

2007

2007

2007

Revenue Information

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q1

Q2

Q3

Revenue in USD (millions)

$5,537

$6,118

$6,255

$6,327

$6,866

$7,132

$7,506

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images per transaction - CC

1.8

1.7

1.7

1.8

1.7

1.7

1.7

Images per trans - account

3.4

3.6

3.6

3.4

3.6

3.7

3.8

% Revenue RF

40%

38%

36%

35%

34%

31%

33%

% Revenue RM

60%

62%

64%

65%

66%

69%

67%

% Images sold RF

33%

29%

29%

29%

27%

24%

26%

% Images sold RM

67%

71%

71%

71%

73%

76%

74%

% Images sold - credit card

18%

16%

15%

16%

13%

11%

11%

% Images sold - account

82%

84%

85%

84%

87%

89%

89%

% Revenue - credit card

23%

21%

22%

21%

18%

17%

16%

% Revenue - account customer

77%

79%

79%

79%

82%

84%

84%

% Revenue editorial licenses

69%

71%

72%

72%

73%

77%

74%

% Revenue commercial licenses

31%

29%

28%

28%

27%

23%

26%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

2006

2006

2006

2006

2007

2007

2007

Average Price in USD

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

Q1

Q2

Q3

Avg RF price - credit card

$211

$235

$229

$234

$246

$250

$257

Avg RM price - credit card

$225

$230

$254

$224

$240

$254

$272

Avg RF price - account

$203

$221

$205

$206

$211

$209

$214

Avg RM price - account

$151

$145

$151

$156

$149

$149

$152

Avg RM price - editorial use

$126

$122

$133

$132

$130

$133

$133

Avg RM price - commercial

$389

$364

$357

$332

$378

$360

$393

Avg price all RM images

$158

$151

$159

$161

$155

 


Copyright © 2007 Jim Pickerell. The above article may not be copied, reproduced, excerpted or distributed in any manner without written permission from the author. All requests should be submitted to Selling Stock at 10319 Westlake Drive, Suite 162, Bethesda, MD 20817, phone 301-251-0720, e-mail: wvz@fpcubgbf.pbz

Jim Pickerell is founder of www.selling-stock.com, an online newsletter that publishes daily. He is also available for personal telephone consultations on pricing and other matters related to stock photography. He occasionally acts as an expert witness on matters related to stock photography. For his current curriculum vitae go to: http://www.jimpickerell.com/Curriculum-Vitae.aspx.  

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