ThemeForest In the Wild: 10 Sample eCommerce Sites that Inspire  

by posted in Inspirations
Aug 1
2014

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If you’re about to set up an online store, you’ll get a huge head start by choosing one of over 900 eCommerce Themes & Templates on ThemeForest. But which theme and platfom? What makes a good online store? What features do I need to include? How can I present my products in the very best way? Here are 10 sample eCommerce sites that will inspire you.
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The World Photo Pack : 20 Photos for $20  

by posted in General
Jul 29
2014

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We scoured PhotoDune for 20 of the most amazing photos from around the world. The resulting photographs captured moments from Moscow to Bhutan, with one photo even featuring the field used to film the movie Gladiator! Each photo is high-resolution enough to work for print graphics, website backgrounds, or even canvas prints.

Only available until noon on the 5th of August AEST!

Explore the collection and read the authors’ stories who captured them.

How to Future Proof Your WordPress Site With Child Themes  

by posted in How To
Jul 25
2014

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Once when I was having a chat with a developer about WordPress Themes, he mentioned something about child themes. I am guessing by the confused look on my face, he figured out that I have no bloody clue as to what he was going on about. That was my “Have you met Ted?” moment.

After our chat, I went on to Google to find more about this new thing called child themes, that would go on to save me hours of hard work and frustration in the future. Today we are going to look at what child themes are and why you should be using them.

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Happy THEMECO Day  

by posted in Authors, Milestones
Jul 17
2014

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Let’s give a huge congratulations to team THEMECO, who have made an amazing one million dollars in sales and reached Power Elite status. With just a single item they’ve made almost 20,000 sales and gathered 321 followers in just six months. They’ve chosen to share the limelight on their special day, and use a chunk of that million to make a difference. They’d like you to play a part. Read on for the details!
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Free Marketplace Files for July  

by posted in Free Files
Jul 2
2014

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QR codes, uplifting music, 3D wheel rims and more! Here are eight new free files from the Envato Marketplaces. They’re available until midnight on the 31st July (AEST). Grab them while you can for your next creative project. Don’t forget to sign into your account!
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Happy QODE Day  

by posted in Authors, Milestones
Jul 1
2014

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Congratulations to the QODE team, who have reached Power Elite status by making one million dollars worth of sales. Thoughtful market research, an attention to detail, the introduction of new features and the gradual expansion of the team are some of the secrets to their success.

Don’t run a race where you have a late start from the beginning. Instead, try to introduce something new, which will make others want to run your race.

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The Top 10 WooCommerce Plugins on CodeCanyon  

by posted in Hot Picks
Jun 27
2014

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There’s a lot of love for WordPress around here, and that makes WooCommerce a great way to get into eCommerce. It’s a free plugin that can integrate online sales features right into your existing WordPress site. And you can extend its functionality further with CodeCanyon’s 350+ WooCommerce Plugins. In this article we round up the 10 best-selling plugins right now.
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Exciting News From Marketplaces Support  

by posted in News
Jun 19
2014

Exciting News From Marketplaces Support

Hi Everyone!

Envato Marketplace Support has some exciting news. We’re implementing a new Support Centre. Yay! This means we’re changing the system we use to handle all your Marketplace support requests.

The current system that we use is outdated, and in order for us to continue towards our goal of providing an awesome customer experience, we need to upgrade.

We want this transition to be as seamless for you as possible so we’ve been working hard to ensure this happens. There won’t be any change to the actual process that you go through in order to log a Marketplace support request with us, however, you will start to see some aesthetic changes to the way some of our communication looks. Continue Reading

SEO Best Practices for Authors on the Envato Marketplaces  

by posted in Authors, Submission Tips
Jun 16
2014

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In recent years, SEO has become one of the top priorities of many online businesses. But many people still don’t really understand what it is, and how they can utilize it for their online businesses.

The subtle art of becoming more easily found in a search engine’s results—commonly known as Search Engine Optimization (SEO)—can help you drive a lot of targeted traffic to your item pages. Today I’ll share some tips with you that you can easily implement to drive more visitors to you pages via the various search engines.
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Envato Live Chicago Wrapup  

by posted in Community
Jun 13
2014

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I’ve been decompressing this week after a whirlwind tour of the windy city. We kicked off our first ever Envato Live event in Chicago and we all had such an amazing time! Here are some of the highlights
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