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March, 2012

The Generation of Inspiration  

by posted in Community
Mar 26
2012

Rainy Day Inspiration by Jennifer

If you are reading this, you probably have an interest in art. You probably have a particular art you are especially interested in and are trying to perfect. As an artist, this is question that I ask myself all the time. “Phil, what inspires you?” Then I blink and realize I’m asking myself a question that I’m trying to answer. If I had the answer, I certainly would not have to ask the question. So obviously, if I ask myself this all the time, I’m still trying to find the answer.
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Weekly Inspiration  

by posted in General
Mar 26
2012


This week Vince Lombardi gives us an inspirational quote to think about.

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

- Vince Lombardi

Have a great week everyone!
Carmen

How to Give Great Feedback  

by posted in General
Mar 23
2012


Giving and receiving feedback is an important part of the learning process. Whether you are a beginner or an expert we are all learning from each other and refining our skills. I really appreciate when authors take the time to give item feedback or answer questions on the forums. It makes a difference, inspires others and represents the kind of community we have; dedicated professionals who like helping others.

Saying this, giving feedback for rejected items, issues and author queries can often feel like walking onto a minefield. Here are a few tips to help you give great feedback and avoid any unnecessary pitfalls. Continue Reading

The Most Common Issues with Rejected Files  

by posted in Authors
Mar 22
2012

Most common issues with rejected files

We had a chance this week to delve deep down into the mind one of our senior reviewers – Siddharth. While what we found was mostly disturbing, we did uncover some amazing insights on how the reviewers look at files and some of the most common reasons that files get rejected.

So take it away Siddharth Salsbury Jones III!
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The Best Tech News,
Served Fresh Every Day…  

by posted in Industry News
Mar 22
2012

Tech News Today. It’s a video and audio podcast/netcast that goes out every weekday at Twit.TV.

This is a group of professional journalists and broadcasters who give great news and analysis, and frequently have top industry talent skyping in to join the show. Nicely too, they’re open to happenings outside of the USA, and regularly cover tech news from a global perspective.
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The Great Google Adwords Experiment – Join the Next Campaign  

by posted in General
Mar 22
2012

A Great Day at the Google HQ! by Trey Ratcliff

Last week we talked about a bold experiment conducted by ActiveDen author Bitfade and other Envato Marketplace authors: to advertise marketplace items on Google Adwords.

Since then I’ve caught up with Bitfade over email. He shared with me his view on whether the experiment was a success, why he decided to end it, and how he is going to try again. Read on for all the details.
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Your Say: Do you use your computer, tablet or smart phone in bed?  

by posted in Your Say
Mar 22
2012

George on the iPad by Taylor Bennett

Do you use your computer or device regularly when you’re in bed (at least once a week)? We asked this question back in 2012, but this time we’ll get more specific with a poll.

Which devices do you use at least weekly? Laptop? Tablet? Smart phone? Tick all the boxes that apply in the poll.

Do you find using your device interferes with your sleep? How regularly do you use them? Which is your preferred bedtime device? Let us know in the comments.

How to Succeed with the Envato Marketplaces  

by posted in Community
Mar 21
2012

Green Light by brilho-de-conta

When we first start selling on the Envato Marketplaces, we all expect to make a great amount of sales and, of course, money. But then we realize that it is not as easy as it seems. A lot of authors are frustrated because they do not have the success they expected to have, but are they doing the things correctly?

Over the last few months I have had the opportunity to interview some of the top sellers from Envato and other successful designers. So here you have a list of what you should do if you want to succeed.
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This Week’s Featured Authors  

by posted in Authors
Mar 21
2012

Congratulations to this week’s featured marketplace authors!

mad_velikorodnovFeatured ActiveDen Author: mad_velikorodnov

This week’s featured author is mad_velikorodnov, who has 9 items, including the newest from the Holiday & e-Cards category.
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Max-FaxFeatured AudioJungle Author: Max-Fax

This week’s featured author is Max-Fax, who has 73 items, including the newest from the Pop category.
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freevisionFeatured ThemeForest Author: freevision

This week’s featured author is freevision, who has 3 items, including the newest from the Creative category.
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MaxaftersFeatured VideoHive Author: Maxafters

This week’s featured author is Maxafters, who has 6 items, including the newest from the Openers category.
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loswlFeatured GraphicRiver Author: loswl

This week’s featured author is loswl, who has 59 items, including the newest from the Church category.
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no-thumbnailFeatured 3DOcean Author: lftspc

This week’s featured author is lftspc, who has 4 items, including the newest from the Seating category.
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ProspektDesignFeatured CodeCanyon Author: ProspektDesign

This week’s featured author is ProspektDesign, who has 9 items, including the newest from the Forms category.
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RuthBlackFeatured PhotoDune Author: RuthBlack

This week’s featured author is RuthBlack, who has 777 items.
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Author Interview: Sweetwaveaudio  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Mar 20
2012

Playing in a band in Glasgow, building a home studio with money earned from AudioJungle sales, having a knack for catchy guitar melodies, and “My inspiration comes from buzz of being able to create a piece of music from thin air and someone likes it enough to spend money on it!” This week we meet James Grant (sweetwaveaudio) from AudioJungle.

If you’re an Envato marketplace author and would like to be interviewed for the blog, head over to this form. We’d love to hear from you.

The AudioJungle community have added some great questions to this interview. A big thanks to everyone who asked, and to James who gave some brilliant and detailed answers.
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