This is a little late because we’ve been super busy with our Kickstarter. Here’s a look at last month’s numbers!
The Money Aspect
Amounts in parentheses are losses/expenses.
Processing Fees: ($15.09)
Ad Revenue: $0.73
Book Sales: $64.55
All Time: ($14,144.04)
Last month I had an error in my spreadsheet that skewed my numbers a lot more than they should have been. Here’s to hoping I worked out all the bugs.
As per usual, I try to list costs for art and stories under the month that the stories run on the site rather than when I pay them. (This does not apply to special content which does not have a specific month associated with it.) Sales are for sales when they take place, not when it’s actually paid out to me. I also cover Paypal expenses when paying authors and artists as best I can. Paypal has made it more difficult, so I’m not as capable of covering international fees.
We were closed to submissions in December. All time acceptance rate remains 48.84%.
Number of followers in social media as of the end of last month. Again, in order to better promote backing us through Patreon, we created a new Mad-Scientist-Journal-only Patreon.
Our traffic was down further in December. We had a total of 620 visits. Our traffic consisted of 447 users and 1,053 page views. Our highest day of traffic was 36.
This month’s search engine term “mad scientist fanfic”.Follow us online: