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August, 2012

50% Marketplace Credit Back on PhotoDune Purchases in September  

by posted in General
Aug 31
2012

Do you need some photos for your next project? Need an excuse to browse PhotoDune?

Buy photos on PhotoDune during the month of September (From September 1st to 30th, 2012 AEDT inclusive) and at the end of the month we’ll credit you back 50% of the total purchase price into your account!

Choose from our enormous range of high quality photos, taken by some of the best microstock photographers in the world. Our prices are already extremely affordable, but now you’ll get half your spend back as credits, so you can buy even more! And best of all, authors will still earn their regular commissions. Continue Reading

Featured Profile Image: Lifwanian + 4  

by posted in Community
Aug 30
2012

There are almost as many approaches to creating a profile image as there are authors. Some focus on showcasing artistic skills, others prioritize with slogans and company information. Some show their personal photo, while others display abstract forms. This one belongs to Lifwanian.  Check below for four more! Which is your favorite, and why?
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Finance for Freelancers – Book Review  

by posted in News
Aug 30
2012

A couple of weeks ago we let you know about our brand new book from Rockable Press, Finance for Freelancers. Have you had a chance to check it out yet?

Travis “Kingdog” King has, and has written a helpful and detailed review over on FreelanceSwitch. His conclusion is very positive, and he thankfully confirms that “this book won’t turn you into a chartered accountant.”

So check out Travis’ review, and don’t forget you can download a free PDF sample of the book.

Your Say: How do you launch apps?  

by posted in Your Say
Aug 30
2012

by Discovod via PhotoDune

Apps unleash the power of your computer. We collect dozens of them for different tasks. Some we leave running most of the day, and others we start up as we need.

How do you normally launch apps? Do you prefer to use the keyboard or mouse?

Do you use a special launcher like Quicksilver, Alfred, Launchy or Gnome-Do? Do you use the dock or desktop? Do you use the command line or Spotlight? Or can your computer just read your mind?

Check off as many methods as you use in the poll, and let us know the details in the comments.

Productivity Roundup: Useful Apps Recently Covered on AppStorm  

by posted in General
Aug 29
2012

by kentoh via PhotoDune

Managing productivity is an issue that affects us all. For those of us who work on our own, finding a way to stay organized and motivated is absolutely essential.

Here are some apps from around the AppStorm network that will help you manage your tasks, stay motivated, and achieve your goals. Which do you use? Which are you about to check out?
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New Dedicated User Interfaces Category on GraphicRiver  

by posted in Authors, Community, News
Aug 28
2012

Touch-Store Ecommerce GUI for Tablet Apps & Web

It’s hard to believe we had so many User Interface items floating around GraphicRiver with no place for them to call home…

Well no more, we have officially rolled out a dedicated User Interfaces category specifically for full interface layout designs, and kits/packs of UI elements.  This category is filled to the top with incredible files from our talented authors. Let’s take a look at a few shall we? Continue Reading

Author Interview: OhmLab  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Aug 28
2012

Traveling around South-East Asia to meet clients, learning to love sound design, adopting a dog from a rescue shelter, and having more speakers, headphones and hard drives than you can throw a stick at. This week we meet Chris Gear (OhmLab) 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.

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Featured Profile Image: Gembell and 4 more  

by posted in Community
Aug 27
2012

There are almost as many approaches to creating a profile image as there are authors. Some focus on showcasing artistic skills, others prioritize with slogans and company information. Some show their personal photo, while others display abstract forms. This one belongs to Gembell.  Check below for four more! Which is your favorite, and why?
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The Tuts+ Premium Team
Wax Lyrical About Online Education  

by posted in General
Aug 27
2012

Education by Sean MacEntee

I’m following with interest the results of our recent poll about how you stay current with your education. Blogs are by far the most common way you keep up-to-date with our ever-changing world.

Our Tuts+ Premium team are an amazing bunch of people who are experts in educating via blogs. I don’t know if you’ve discovered their blog yet (tutsplus.com/blog), but it’s definitely worth checking out. It’s an outlet for the team to discuss all kinds of issues – most often education.

Here’s a collection of seven of their most interesting thoughts about getting the best blog education you can.
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70% Commission All Week!  

by posted in Authors, Community, General
Aug 26
2012

To celebrate our birthday Envato authors are earning 70% commission all week!

From everyone at Envato we want to say a BIG thank you to all our Marketplace authors! It is because of your talent and passion that Envato is still going strong. Without you, our sixth birthday would never have been possible.

The 70% commission rate for all authors has already started and will run until the 1st of September. If you are thinking about buying an item from any of our Marketplaces, now is a great time to support our authors. :)