Posts by dedalx

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

If you don’t have at least 200 000$/month for advertising the is no any way to promote your items. Adwords/social ads will work for you only with this values of money. You will never get profit from promoting HTML templates, its too cheap. Even themes ads may not get any profit because average click cost in this area 2-5$ (with theme income $40). You will lost your money if every 10 clicked user does not buy your theme, but this is not possible. Maybe one from 1000 clicked will buy 1 your item or less.

The best way to promote your items is make some of FREE templates and add it to all free design websites and in your FREE template (readme, documentation, sample content) you can add links to your website/tf page with PAID templates. This is only a way.

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

We provide this service and completed it around 10-15 times. In 80% of cases users have theme and WP already installed but get hosting problems (PHP errors, hosting limitations, etc). If this problems is easy we fix it and users are happy, but sometimes problems are complex and we lost some time and money in this case because this does not cost $30 that we got at the end.

I think 95% of users does not understand what this service is exactly. They even does not provide all details at the first step (FTP or CPanel for example) or does not add theme documentation (only theme zip). Service is not good described for users, they does not know what they need to provide and what they will get. And I think $50 (with 30% comission) is too less price for this service, because in 90% of cases this is not just clicking 1st button to upload and install theme and 2nd button to import dummy data. In 90% of cases this is resolving hosting problems. Yes, you can send custom proposal and sometimes we do this, but most of all users will not understand why they need to paid more for service that cost $50 and will get you negative feedback.

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

Hello guys,

We are Elite author and looking for an experienced developer (preferably from Europe) to translate our new designs into Magento and OpenCart 2.0 themes. We provide the design & HTML , you’ll do the coding & support and we will split revenue 50/50.

We already working with different authors on Themeforest with the same rules.

As you can see we already have several OpenCart and Magento themes developed by us with excellent sales and designs. We have new themes that available for WordPress but don’t available for Magento and OpenCart 2.0 and we need your help for this.

First of all we are looking for existing Themeforest authors who already made some good OpenCart, Magento themes (by your or other partners designs).

You can send your message here or to support@magniumthemes.com

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

Remove ad campaigns as part of the Elite program, reduce the ad spend by 50% provide that as a cash bonus to Elites – they can then decide to either invest in their own campaigns / ads or pocket the money. Everyone is a winner. I’ve suggested this for about 2 yrs now as the ad campaigns do not work, it’s just a waste.

And Send us 1000$ Louis Vuitton bag instead of AD Campaign and cheap bag in 500k milestone :)

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

When i get the Level 9 Badge (250K $), Envato promoted one of my item (1000$ google promote). It was now – in January.

BUT:

1. I was waiting 3 months until it started. 2. It was working one week or 10 days.. not remember exactly. 3. It gives me 580 new visitors 4. It sells only 3 times 5. And i earn $121 form 1000$ promote.

So, i was waiting 3 months for 3 sales) I’m not so happy)

This is good results for Google Adsense with Themeforest themes advertisement. Only few % of users who goes by link with your theme will buy YOUR theme. Most of all will go to browsing Themeforest and will purchase ANOTHER themes from ANOTHER authors (but they goes by your link first). This is how work advertisement that points not to your website where you sell only your themes, but to marketplace that your file is only 1 from millions of other items.

1000$ is very small value for Google Adsense promotions for item that cost only $40-$50 (theme). You need to spend millions of dollars to get good results (get TOP SELLER positions that will cover your Google Adsense spent money).

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says



Even though it’s better than nothing, I would like to say, looks cheap :D
no, it’s definitely not cheap, it’s good quality (just not a backbag) :)
Still a cotton side-bag. How much can it cost at most? $200?

I think less than $100. Check here: http://www.crumpler.com/au/

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

Even though it’s better than nothing, I would like to say, looks cheap :D

I agree that with 500 000$ profit milestone Envato can send to us a Louis Vuitton backpack :)

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

I just got my “Custom Envato branded ‘Crumpler’ backpack.” which wasn’t a backpack rather a sidebag.

Also the included letter was the one from $ 75.000,- milestone were they explained me how to eat the Vegemite and how to do the TimTam Slammer.

Was signed by Dan M.

I really would love to have a backpack instead of a sidebag :(

I have no idea how the “profile promotion” will work though

Hi, can you share a photo how Custom Envato branded ‘Crumpler’ backpack. looks? Thanks!

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

We don’t have email that withdrawal processed too, and It have “Pending withdrawal” status on withdrawal page.

192 posts World Director
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
+6 more
dedalx
says

Hello, you need to use WPML plugin with WooCommerce Multilingual plugin.

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