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Author Spotlight: two2twelve  

by posted in Authors, Community, Interviews
Jan 1
2014

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Two2twelve is a small theme team with a passion for building websites and WordPress themes. We asked the company founder, Eric Alli, all about the challenges of running a successful theme company and his journey on the Envato Marketplaces.
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Improving Search on the Envato Marketplaces: 2013 in Review  

by posted in Authors, General
Dec 23
2013

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Earlier this year, Michelle Robinson joined the Envato Marketplaces as Product Manager for Search. She reflects on a few of the things her team have been up to in 2013, and improvements the community can look forward to.

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4 Ways To Find Free and Unique Photos for Your Next Website Theme  

by posted in Authors, Inspirations
Dec 23
2013

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In a competitive market, a unique and compelling image or photographic background can help showcase a website theme to its full potential. Finding an original visual without breaking the budget can be a huge headache not just for authors, but web editors and bloggers everywhere.

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Author Spotlight: jonathan01  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Dec 10
2013

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Today we had a chance to interview one of our amazing ThemeForest authors. jonathan01 has been with us since early 2008, and ever since his first days with Envato he’s been a constant contributor to the forums and our Marketplaces. Without further ado, read on for some amazing insights into the life of an Elite author.
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Happy AitThemes Day  

by posted in Authors, Milestones
Dec 6
2013

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Congratulations to the AitThemes team, who have reached Power Elite status by making one million dollars worth of sales. The team currently includes 15 people crafting various web projects, while working in a large city office close to the pub.
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Community Pulse: WordCamp Europe 2013  

by posted in Authors, Community, Interviews
Nov 20
2013

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I recently joined Envato’s WordPress Evangelist,  Japheth Thomson, in Leiden, NL for WordCamp Europe 2013.  I don’t have Japh’s expertise in WordPress, but was lucky enough to spend some quality time with our community members at the event. Two of those extraordinary users are Tiago Martins and Joao Mesquita.
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Author Spotlight: Infortis on Why Magento Should Be Your Next eCommerce Platform  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Nov 13
2013

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Magento is an open source eCommerce platform that has an active community and an abundance of resources. One Elite author who is finding amazing success with this platform on ThemeForest is Łukasz (Infortis). We recently asked him about the secrets of Magento, and what makes it such an effective eCommerce solution.

Infortis joined the Marketplaces two years ago, in November 2011. Since then he has rapidly risen through the ranks, and now has almost 8,000 sales under his belt. Almost all of these sales are of his two Magento themes. Read on to discover why Magento is selling so well.
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Happy stmcan Day!  

by posted in Authors, Milestones
Nov 5
2013

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Congratulations to Tolga (stmcan) for reaching Power Elite status after selling an amazing one million dollars worth of items. He joined the Envato Marketplaces in April 2009, and since then has amassed over 30,000 sales and a thousand followers while avoiding peak hour traffic, and working where and when he likes. Incredible!
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Ghost Adventures: Inside The Philippines’ Most Haunted Building  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Oct 21
2013

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We recently hand picked thirteen of the creepiest files on VideoHive. One of our spookiest finds came from author GraphicoFX. We caught up with him about the making of this After Effects opener, Abandoned v2 – Ghost Adventures, including exclusive behind the scenes photos from the shoot. Check it out.

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How to Find a Niche on the Envato Marketplaces  

by posted in Authors
Oct 18
2013

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How can authors become successful by finding a niche on the Marketplaces? There are now almost 2,800 authors building themes on ThemeForest. By finding a niche, you can quickly move up on the sales chart, and get in front of the largest audience of active theme buyers on the planet. In this post, five Elite authors share their stories on how they found their niche.
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