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BrownHouseMedia says

Did anyone happen to bookmark the old link. Maybe it is still there just not active on the page.

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BrownHouseMedia says

Same with me, in months without referral earnings I don’t see any of the click through numbers.

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BrownHouseMedia says

+1. The new chart looks “Fancier” but from a numbers perspective the old page had MUCH more useable data.

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BrownHouseMedia says

I am no longer seeing click throughs as well. It was a really nice metric to see how your referral efforts were doing.

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BrownHouseMedia says

I have no problem with 1099s. They will make filing easier in some ways. My biggest concern is the amount shown on the 1099 is not the same as the amount deposited into my account. If we have to jump through silly hoops with a crazy fee story and deductions it could get ugly come tax time. Especially since we never see the money supposedly paid in fees.

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BrownHouseMedia says

Just to reiterate and to make sure I understand. Envato’s stance is that they are only a facilitator and the author is licensing directly to the buyer and paying a fee to Envato for facilitating.

So Envato is bringing authors and licensors together via their marketplace – Essentially doing the same thing Ebay does. But with Ebay I know who each buyer is, I am paid directly from the buyer and I deal with each buyer directly. Once the transaction is complete I pay the listing fees to Ebay.

I am really confused how Envato can take the stance that they are only a facilitator when the financial flow of the transaction and the communication with the licensor does not in anyway reflect this.

I would love for someone from Envato to explain where my understanding is wrong.

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BrownHouseMedia says

Today I had the distinct opportunity to meet Gareth Coker in person and hear his amazing music being performed by a 50+ piece orchestra. He has composed the music for a video game that will be released soon and was in Nashville recording the score. (I am not sure how much he can make public so I will let him chime in if he can give more information).

His music was absolutely wonderful – what an incredibly talented composer!

Congratulations Gareth!

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BrownHouseMedia says

Thanks for listening and making some changes to the licensing! Excited to see how it rolls out.

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BrownHouseMedia says

For acoustic I use a guitar I recently built (I have taken up guitar building).

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BrownHouseMedia says

Eric,

Thanks for the response. One problem you are going to have with your licensing is that when people license music based on audience size they ALWAYS think in terms of DMA or audience reach. I sold television advertising for years and it is ALWAYS sold on audience reach not audience cum. 99.9% of advertising producers will look at the total number and assume it is the market DMA or audience reach not the cumulative audience views because buying based on estimated cum is not a common concept. I think you will have many advertisers buying the $18 license because they honestly believe they are purchasing the correct license based on how the industry works. (By the way one of my best friends produces one of the #1 radio shows in the us and ALL of their add sales are based on audience reach/DMA).

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