Posts by Carmen

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Carmen Staff says

As seen on Envato Notes\\This is an Envato competition for music lovers. We want to know what your Top 20 AudioJungle tracks are and need your help! Vote for your favorite track from the 100 best sellers list and go into the running to win sweet prizes! Vote for your favourite track it’s as simple as that!

How it Works

The rules are: You are only allowed to vote once and you are not permitted to vote for your own file. Votes close 12pm ( AEST ) 5th of July, so hop to it! The files involved in the competition are below:

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Vote Now!

Get voting and you could be walking away with the awesome first prize; regular licenses for the Top 20 AudioJungle tracks that are selected (worth $280). The runner up will receive $50 Marketplace credit and don’t forget the competition badges!

If your favorite track isn’t included, never fear, we have a ‘Top 20 Up and Coming Tracks’ competition coming soon! In the meantime, we can’t wait to see what the Top 20 Best Selling tracks are!

897 posts Community Officer
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Carmen Staff says

Hi Celavey, in order to discuss refunds you must contact Envato support. I hope this helps!

897 posts Community Officer
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Carmen Staff says

As seen on Envato Notes\\Envato Community Podcast Episode 17 is out now! Our hosts Drew, Carmen and Travis are joined by Scott Wills and Naysan. Travis hands out more than his share of laughs and a updates us with what’s hot on the forums. Scott Wills gives us an important update and RockablePress Manager Naysan gives us some insight into the Envato Kuala Lumpar trip. In addition to the witty banter we have plenty of Marketplace news and updates including some exclusive podcast competitions so be sure to listen carefully!

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Podcast Competitions Don’t forget to be in the running to win $100 of Marketplace credit, head to the Podcast Competition Thread for the question and post your answer under this Notes Post.

Head to the Notes Post for the show notes.

897 posts Community Officer
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  • Australia
  • Bought between 10 and 49 items
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  • Contributed a Blog Post
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  • Grew a moustache for the Envato Movember competition
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Carmen Staff says

Hi @codesignoffcial,

I’ve edited the url’s from your post as we don’t allow authors to post links to their items on the forums.(It breaks the ‘self promotion’ rule). For more clarification, check out the forum ruleshere. I hope this helps! :)

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Carmen Staff says

Hi everyone,

Have been reading your thoughts and there is some great feedback. In regards to letting buyers know pre-pricing change, I think this is a good idea and something we can look into doing in future.

Most of the feedback we get here is from authors, as they are often the most vocal. So if you are a frequent buyer and you have some good ideas about how we can make the Marketplaces better for you (or if you are an author with some good customer insight) please contact me with your ideas through my profile page.

As Jonathan01 knows, your ideas are what help us change and shape the Marketplaces and these price increases are a direct result of your opinions and ideas being shared. So hit me up with your ideas! :)

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Carmen Staff says

@xdkd,

If you have any issues regarding specific items, please contact support.

For anyone else, if you have an issue that should be discussed with us directly please contact support asap. It will streamline the process for you as we wont be able to answer specific item questions here.

897 posts Community Officer
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Carmen Staff says

Hi everyone,

I’m going to direct you all to this new thread about the Price Changes and lock this thread, so we can keep all the questions together.

Thank you for all your discussion and see you in the new thread!

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Carmen Staff says

As Seen on Envato Notes

\\It’s hard to believe there was a time when the Envato Marketplaces existed without a WordPress category, and yet that is the case when the site was launched over 3 years ago. The complexity and quality of themes available have continued to march forward at an ever faster pace over the years. Our community has lovingly created some absolute masterpieces, with capabilities that would put the Google AI self-driving car to shame!

Earlier this year we planned on a price increase and began work analysing the data we had available. However, after considerable analysis we noted that not only was a price increase needed, but also a general improvement to our classification of themes and price points. In essence we felt we required a new pricing structure starting from scratch. After much discussion we’ve developed a new pricing guideline that captures the varying theme complexity and functionality and will help our review team apply a more consistent set of pricing criteria to the category.

The new WordPress pricing structure is based on the following 4 bands:
  • $25-30 – Simple or single page themes.  For example mobile themes
  • $35-40 – Standard themes
  • $45-50 – Themes with advanced functionality.  Includes flexible themes or niche applications.
  • $55-60 – Highly complex themes.  Typically this would be eCommerce, BuddyPress, job board or payment gateway integration.
The bands provide some discretion for minor variations in complexity and feature set based on the reviewer’s judgement.

With the new pricing structure in place over 1700 items were reviewed for price by three different ThemeForest reviewers. That is a lot of reviewing and a lot of data generated by the team. In a limited subset of the more controversial cases the review team went back and reviewed the price a further 3 times!

No item fell in price and most items saw a price increase on the order of $5.00. There was an extremely limited number of items that we removed on the basis that these items no longer meet the requirements for the WordPress category. Similarly a small group of items see their prices jump a more significant amount in the new classification structure.

Overall, we’re rather pleased with the outcome. We think the new prices and pricing structure better represents the range of amazing themes that our authors have to offer. And while the prices have increased, we still feel very strongly that themes from ThemeForest represent outstanding value for money and judging by the huge volume of sales through ThemeForest, we know that our buyers feel the same way too!

You can find out more about the new pricing structure through the knowledgebase. If you have any questions about how the pricing changes effect you, please keep them in this thread and we will answer them. If you have an issue with how your item has been priced, please contact support.

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Carmen Staff says

Congrats! :)

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Carmen Staff says

Locked by request.

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