We’re not really sure yet – but it seems one of our buyers got an old version of the theme aswell!
Very strange, indeed.
Posted only to raise some awarness for an alledgedly existent bug.
All the best, themeflame
Did you guys read this?Then you can scratch the front page part. Contributing some percentage of items of author who opt-in, without any gain.Who said anything about bragging?
What do you think?
Wasn’t accusing, was just repeating Ruben’s point of view to solidate it even more – thoroughly read your posts.
In that case – I think it would be a good decision aswell, definitely up for it.
fuelthemes saidYou’re really misinterpreting my words man. Do your charity, but don’t brag or use it to gain anything.
I don’t think children without water in Africa really cares about if you make more sales. If they get more charity, the better. I guess if that floats your boat, you don’t opt-in, its simple.
Exactly what Ruben said.
I can assure you that it feels a lot better to keep it to yourself. But once again – a business is a business and money is everything for it, I wouldn’t blame somebody for using such a technique – I disagree with it personally, but objectively, if it works then it was a good move and I shall acknowledge that decision as a good one.
If you think like that, items accepted on bundles, featured items, etc… have unfair advantage.
Coca cola, google also makes donations, I guess they are unfair against pepsi and yahoo?Donation is a donation, its for good.
The only issue is that a Corporation is a Corporation. And a Corporation’s only goal, as cold as it may sound is to make money. If it doesn’t make money, it doesn’t exist. Money gives it rank (Along with number of users.)You can’t just say “Oh, me and my family love my product it’s the best ever!” and it’s not making a dime, it’s just nothing then.
Do you think that the top-guns in Coca Cola, for example – care about a PARTICULAR Charity? Do you think it’s not a PR move? If it was true good, they wouldn’t say a thing about it. Ofcourse there are good people, who denies it? I have known some myself, but I believe that GOOD is only Legitimate when it’s kept to yourself, away from selfishness & proudness.
A point of view we all can agree on (I hope) is that Donations are really good for marketing and one shall use them if one thinks it’s best for his business, wrong or not – it’s the way business works.
A smart, kind business man would probably give 1-2% but not more. You don’t see Facebook & Big Corps. doing such a thing for a reason, after all. . If it was 5% out of $75k in hands, then probably some more would do, but you’re talking about passive income which gets cut by that percentage every month. No matter how good you are, it will bump into your brain that “Er, I think I gave enough.”.
But if Envato offers this kind of thing – then it’ll become a “mass product”, everyone would rush to do it without hesitation and then we’d just get back to point 0: Too many people doing charities, there’s no “marketing potential” anymore. Nobody donates.
It’s all a business, like it or not. I don’t particularly believe there’s such a concept as “good or bad” in business. Money talks, even if I personally don’t like it. Ofcourse, I am stricly talking about marketing. If the marketing works and the returns are high, that’s all that matter for a business – it won’t really affect its reputation, it will only grow it.
Hope it helped you see another point of view on the matter and why it probably won’t happen anytime soon.
It’s just an opinion.
All the best.
//Just to be clear: I also disagree with this, it’s basically taking advantage of the ones in need to grow yourself – but I believe one shall leave subjectivity when judging. It’s marketing, if it works – that’s great, but it’s all just business.
Check your mail – sent you a more “hands-on” input which may help!
Thanks for the hard work so far, guys.
All the best, themeflame
Great post mate, GLWR.
Edited – I just saw “Anyway… Alexander, may I ask how much money have you made here at Envato?” and realized why we never post in here.
Hey guys – sorry for the delayed responses.
Thanks a lot for the suggestions – deeply appreciate them, we’ve found our chosen one, tho we’ll not post the same so we don’t create any discussion.
Thanks a lot, been browsing though a lot of your stuff & others to find the right one!
All the best, themeflame
I’ll give it a shot http://audiojungle.net/item/dreamland/6712425
Too misterious – If you check Frank Ocean’s Versace Gold, I’m sure you’d agree with me that, the way you’d express that song through words is:
A blissful 5-6 AM, you drinking tea while the sun just rises. Freshness & calm.
The purpose of the song is to be used within explanatory videos, to be calm & not too affecting. When you hear those prolonged notes, it sets you in a trance – You know it’s playing and you love it, but all unconciously.
Trying to find an “emotional” piece here.
I’ve checked your folio guys, all 3 with most pieces but it just doesn’t fit.
Been searching for one for a long time, with no luck.
I hope you guys understand this is a mere opinion & nothing personal against your work! Thanks so much for taking the time to reply!
Perhaps these videos will even better explain what I am looking for:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRvM31VInmw
How’s it going around here?We’re looking for a song that would sound something like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-p1PtPXVR4
If you could go to 1:25 and listen through until 1:27, there’s that bit where it sounds like somebody’s hitting chords very, very fast – It definitely is nice, but it takes away the “chill effect”.
orhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD8nAt2xJZM – Take away the voice and it sounds just perfect! If we could be reffered to something like this, we’d love to get it instantly!
orhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn9B1WQzGfo ^ This one’s start.
More examples:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmJCDBuTuhw – This one’s a bit too fast, but it still has that minimalistic feel to it – It feels very organic.
Very chill-like, repetitive & minimalistic. But with few things out of it. It feels very uplifting & happy.
I believe Frank’s song sounds very classy, it puts you in a trance. We’d love to buy a file like that from you, please consider posting links here not advertising, but merely answering.
Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!