@ChapterThemes niche themes are not doing so well, because of the bloated themes. So raising their price would have no effect. Why would someone buy a high price niche theme when they can have bloated one with 100 layouts for smaller price?
You can’t . You can make a profile and add your information and what services you would like to provide. After that if Envato contacts you, you can start working..
@Anps sure, but we can only hope that clients will eventually see things differently..
It’s the same old story and yes this will ruin the marketplace. Trend of multi bloated themes will continue to rise. After some time it will become a standard, it’s actually happening already. After some time there will be no difference between a normal theme and bloated because they all will be bloated, and then you’ll figure out, wait I have to spend 6+ months of development to make a bloated theme and then I have the sales which I had before with a simple but unique normal theme. This is already happening and many authors are already going for alternatives…
it’s been discussed for long time now and nothing is going to change about it. The only question is who will be still here when the boat starts to sink.
We got that email too. Would be nice to hear official answer is this email real, although I don’t think it’s spam..
You can put your files on dropbox or some similar service for free and then post the link
No, if you want to convert some theme into other platform you need to ask permission of the original author. So I believe they already have a permission.
I think it’s from photodune or similar stock site, so it’s not free – you have to buy a proper licence to use it. You can find that type of images on both of those sites..
@Kops I think both derived inspiration from the same source. And I think it’s okay to feel inspired when you bring your own interpretation to the table. We’re designers, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be inspired by others designs and products. I for one love the simplicity in Apple’s products. Rosa is not an original design, if you know what I mean. Take a look at Dribbble profile of Mike | Creative Mints and if you will search for a project on 21 March 2014, you’ll see what I mean