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Happy Parallelus Day  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Feb 21
2014

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Congratulations to Andy Wilkerson (Parallelus), who has reached Power Elite status by making one million dollars worth of sales. He works in a home office and makes snowmen with his daughter when he gets the chance, and through hard work and a strategic use of time, he’s made a mark on the Envato Marketplaces that’s an inspiration for other authors to follow.
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The Story Behind AudioJungle’s Most Romantic Track Ever  

by posted in Authors, Interviews
Feb 13
2014

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What do you get when you combine an Italian composer, a wedding, and a romantic music track? The beginnings of an inspiring Valentine’s Day post. Add in a honeymoon in Australia, some didgeridoo playing, and a connection with AudioJungle, and we have a story with a real Envato flavour. It’s worth reading.
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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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Happy Dream-Theme Day  

by posted in Authors, Interviews, Milestones
Jan 24
2014

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Congratulations to the Dream-Theme team, who have reached Power Elite status by making one million dollars worth of sales. Based in the Ukraine, they’ve evolved from creating inexpensive websites to developing killer themes that reflect current trends in web design.
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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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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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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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Buyer Showcase: Chickscanfly  

by posted in Interviews
Nov 6
2013

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What does every author need? Advice from a buyer who knows what she’s talking about, and isn’t afraid to speak her mind. That’s Annie (chickscanfly), an avid fan of the Envato Marketplaces since 2008 who has an uncanny ability to customise items for her clients. Would you like to know what one of our top buyers looks for in the items she purchases? Read on to find out!

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Grave Encounters: Visiting the Tombs of the Living Dead  

by posted in Interviews
Oct 30
2013

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When we recently featured thirteen of the creepiest files on VideoHive, two of my favourites were by Eric Latek (PHANTAZMA), including one shot in the graveyard used in the horror movie Night of the Living Dead. Read on to learn of his experiences, and view exclusive behind the scenes photos.

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