I think you don’t understand bussiness. “Don’t make what people want, make people want what you make.”
Haha thanks for that, made me laugh.
I was simply asking what kinds of things people want. As far as I’m aware, business is about making things people want but good luck with your approach
We’ve got loads of slider plugins, page builders and form builders available on CodeCanyon, plus plenty of WooCommerce add-ons but what are we missing? Even with millions of products we must have an under-served area that people can’t find what they need. What do people think?
Hard luck on the job, but try to make it a positive experience if you can, like now you have lots of time to work on products you find interesting? I think your chat software might do OK but I wouldn’t expect it to cover your living costs unless they are very cheap.
Like aelia_co said earlier, CodeCanyon simply take far too much by way of commission and price things too low. This leads to authors either filling the market with sub-par products (why spend loads of time developing cheap products?) or giving low levels of customer support (why provide loads of support when I only earned $5 from this item?). Now… you have an advantage here being that you can work full time on this (like I do) in that you might as well spend that time making awesome products and providing awesome customer service. If you do this, rather than most of the people on here, you’ll end up making a decent amount of money. Unfortunately for your situation this does take a few months to build up the reputation.
I would say “good luck” but you don’t need luck, you just need hard work.
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I agree completely that the price of plugins are set waaaay too low on here. I don’t think authors should be allowed to set their own prices though – as @WebSmacker said it will simply lead to price wars of people selling things for $1.
I would love to see a system like other professional plugin sites have. You pay a reasonable amount ($50 – $200) for the plugin and this includes 1 year of support and updates. After that, if you want to continue to receive support and updates you pay again. The plugin will work forever with one purchase, it’s just the support and updates stop after 1 year.
This is a very successful model and one I’d love to see Envato copy here at CodeCanyon.
Agreed! More bonuses for authors who take the time to regularly update items is definitely a good thing. Limiting the abuse of those who just do minor changes shouldn’t be too hard because Envato review every update anyway so trivial updates can be denied.
Yeah, I might have to do that if no-one here is interested in making a little money creating it for me
Hmm I probably didn’t explain it very well, it shouldn’t be a massive job I don’t think. It’s a basic theme I need, I want it to look exactly the same as my current one. The current one is just made badly.. Now, you could fix that one or do another one to look identical, whatever way is quicker/easier. You can see the design here: https://abpressoptimizer.com As you can see, it’s a fairly basic design and I don’t need all sorts of extra features just a standard WordPress theme in the same style.
Envato Studio seems like they are very specific, rather than working on something custom like this. I could always message some people I guess but when I took a look no-one really stood out as doing custom development work.
Anyone here offer theme customization services? It’s not a straightforward kind of customization though, I have a theme that was created specifically for one of my sites but done in a really bad way. You can’t actually add new posts or pages, you must use the theme editor to add the HTML to make changes… No menus, widgets or anything like that either and it uses a custom fields plugin for all the text in those pages. Pretty non-standard.
I need someone to take this theme and make it into a proper WordPress theme using the correct conventions etc. I like the design so that doesn’t need to change, just the functionality.
If you’re interested in doing this, please message me through my profile with an idea of rates,