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November, 2012

Getting Support, Modifications and Upgrades  

by posted in General
Nov 26
2012

Authors on the Envato Marketplaces will sometimes provide after-purchase technical support, at their discretion. Learn more about what’s possible in this Knowledgebase post.
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Help Envato Get a Crunchie!  

by posted in Community, General
Nov 26
2012

Hey everyone, we’d like to be a part of the TechCrunch Awards this year and hopefully (with your help) we will have a chance to win! :)

If you are a part of the Envato community and want to help us out, we’d love you to vote for us. Head to TechCrunch and submit one nomination per category (per day) until the December 6th, 2012 at 11:59PM PST.

Freebie Black Friday: Freebies on AppStorm  

by posted in Free Files
Nov 23
2012

The AppStorm team have been hard at work again. Here is a huge bunch of great free apps and web services they covered.

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Evernote 5: Beauty Meets the Old Evernote ClientEvernote 5: Beauty Meets the Old Evernote Client

If you’ve read a few of my articles in Mac.Appstorm then you’ve probably seen how big of a fan I am of Evernote. It’s a wonderful service: not only does it let you create, organize, and share notes easily, but it also lets you keep everything synced up and accessible through many places, like their website, and the iOS, Android and Mac apps.

The Mac app has been around for some time now, and even though it gets continuous support and works just fine, it has been in need of a UI overhaul for a long time. Well, just a few days ago the Evernote team revealed a new update that will bring a complete re-do to the app, and just now we’ve had the opportunity to test out the beta version of the new Evernote 5. Let’s see what’s new!
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Featured Profile Image: nishagandhi +4  

by posted in Community
Nov 22
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 nishagandhi. Check below for four more! Which is your favorite, and why?

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14 Criteria Buyers Consider When Purchasing Items  

by posted in Authors
Nov 22
2012

Image from PhotoDune

What do buyers consider when purchasing their items? It would be really helpful if authors knew the answer to that question. So ActiveDen and ThemeForest author Bedros asked.

What criteria do they consider? Do they search for items? What would make them return to the same author? What features are they after?

If you’d like to know how real live buyers answer those questions, then read on!
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Quick Question: What Is the Hardest Part of Developing a Game?  

by posted in General
Nov 21
2012

I have a quick question I’d like to get your answer to: what’s the hardest part of developing a game? Is it finding the assets, writing the code, making it fun, or just getting someone to play it? Continue Reading

FreelanceSwitch Marketing Roundup: Branding, Facebook and More  

by posted in General
Nov 21
2012

Image from PhotoDune

Whether you’re a freelancer or marketplace author – or both – to see significant growth you must embrace marketing. That’s often no small feat – it requires a change in the way you see yourself.

Besides identifying as a creative or marketplace author, you also need to see yourself as a marketer. In fact, your own marketing manager! And that requires constant action, a proactive attitude, and lots of experimenting.

Fortunately, over the last few months FreelanceSwitch has published a bunch of helpful articles that show you how to do just that. They cover branding, Facebook, and other marketing strategies.

So dig in, and try a few out. And please let us know in the comments which articles you found most helpful!
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The Halloween Competition Winner!  

by posted in Community, General
Nov 20
2012

The Envato Halloween Costume Competition has ended and what a creative bunch our community are! The competition was fierce this year and sadly there could only be one winner. Continue Reading

Author Interview: Pletikos  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Nov 20
2012

Living in Slovenia and studying Financial Mathematics, having a mobile workspace so he can design anywhere, and competing in the London Olympic Games… almost. This week we meet Nik Pletikos (Pletikos) from GraphicRiver and PhotoDune.

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 Workspace: WebDesignFudge  

by posted in Community
Nov 20
2012

There’s a great thread for showing off your workspace over on the forums. Here’s one of my favorites – it belongs to WebDesignFudge. What do you think?

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