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Community Superstar – Felt Tips  

by posted in Community
Apr 17
2014

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Congratulations to Felt Tips, who is the Community Superstar winner this month! Not only has Felt Tips been a forum contributor for four years, but he is also a volunteer moderator, spending his precious time helping others and sharing his creative skills with the community. Continue Reading

Come and Create with Us at Envato Live!  

by posted in Community
Apr 16
2014

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Have you ever wanted to work in a co-working space with other Envato community members? Your time has come! Join us in Chicago on June 7th for the very first Envato pop-up co-working event. We’ve called it Envato Live, and we think you’re going to like what it’s all about. Continue Reading

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Protecting Your Copyright!  

by posted in Authors, Community
Mar 24
2014

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We all know that piracy can feel like a major problem for those who create digital content. Content owners, like our Marketplaces authors, have different philosophical approaches to the piracy issue. Some seek to fight all piracy they come across, some want to find ways to motivate users of content to pay for it, and some choose to focus on what they do sell and not change the ways of users who want all their content for free. Ultimately, this is your personal choice (and there’s more below on the path Envato takes on the piracy issue). Continue Reading

Envato Hackers: Help Us Combat Vulnerabilities on the Envato Marketplaces  

by posted in Community
Mar 11
2014

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Computer network security vulnerabilities are serious, costly, and embarrassing. Reports of hackers gaining access to computer systems—including those of large and powerful companies—have become common to the point of concern. At Envato, we take your privacy seriously, and our new Helpful Hacker program allows you to get involved.
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Community Superstar – Charlie4282  

by posted in Community
Feb 24
2014

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Congratulations to our first Community Superstar of 2014, Charlie4282! A fantastic forum contributor and a top buyer, Charlie is always there to help others within the Marketplace community. Continue Reading

Author Spotlight: CleanScript  

by posted in Authors, Community, Interviews
Jan 29
2014

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Whenever I get together with Ciprian Turcu (CleanScript), the first thing we talk about is, “How are your sales?” We’ve known each other since we were kids, and he introduced me to the Envato Marketplaces, telling me about “a ThemeForest for music”—AudioJungle.

He’s always been an inspiration for me, a person who absolutely refuses to compromise or let himself become distracted from his passions. Most of our talks are about all things Envato, so I decided to turn one of them into an author interview. We met up in one of (our hometown) Alba Iulia’s many chic cafes, and then took a walk around the city’s newly restored citadel.
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Image Performance Tips For Authors  

by posted in Authors, Community, General
Jan 8
2014

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In this article we’ll give you some tips to help you improve the performance of your item and profile pages. It’s a well known fact that page load time is a vital part of maximising sales online. Google says it best:

Fast and optimised pages lead to higher visitor engagement, retention, and conversions.

The time it takes your Marketplace item, profile and live preview pages to load can have a direct and drastic impact on your sales. Here’s how to make the impact a positive one.
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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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Community Poll: Internet Speeds From Around the World in 2013  

by posted in Community
Dec 20
2013

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When people ask me where I work, I often reply, “On the Internet.” That’s true of most people reading this article, which means that our livelihoods dependent on our access the Net. How good is yours?

Being curious, we recently asked the community to post their Internet speeds on the forums. The response was overwhelming—not just in terms of the huge number of people who took part in the thread, but also in the huge inequality of our access. Read on to learn more.
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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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