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chrisworks
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Since I’ve seen that many of the authors present here are also present on other graphic markets legally selling their items (imagine they use non-exclusive profiles to do that), I was wondering if some of them could give me/us some suggestions on the pros and cons of acting as non-exclusive author (I have only an exclusive account on GR at the mo).

- Is it more profitable regardless ? - Does it depends on the type of item you want to sell ? (e.g.: a font or a vector is more suitable and profitable than, for example, a flyer).

Can you tell me something about your experience ?

Thanks in advance.

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ToivoMedia
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It’s against the rules I think to talk about rival sites and mention them by name, so probably can’t discuss any specifics here. Might be good to get some general experiences from authors though.

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chrisworks
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Agreed, ToivoMedia. I’d like to get general experiences, don’t wanna talk about rival sites here.

I just want to know whether to be non-exclusive it’s a winning/profitable strategy or not. And in what cases and (for example) for which types of files, under which conditions, etc.. etc…

Hope it isn’t against the rules. :-)

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pzUH
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Simply check the Photodune’s top authors page, and you’ll get the answer… :D

And it’s also very likely that vector authors tend to be a non-exclusive too…

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Teo_nikif
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Don’t have great experience selling graphic files my friend but on the 3d modeling industry it is definitely more profitable to be non exclusive in as many sites as possible. Hope i helped!!!

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survivor
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I think it really depends on the type of file. For example Flyers and IMO all files in Print Category + Add Ons are better to sell here as exclusive Author. The reason is, that there isn’t any other big marketplace for these.

On the other side – Vectors and Photos are selling on many well known marketplaces, so I would choose to be non-exclusive to sell these.

You can also have 2 accounts here 1 exclusive and 1 non-exclusive and try what generates best proffits for You :)

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chrisworks
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Thank you, guys. Now I have further useful infos to make my choices. :-)

I was wondering why I cannot select “exclusiveness/non” on a per-item basis…

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survivor
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^ there was a thread somewhere here about per-item exclusivity, but as far as I know, it is not that easy to implement this feature as it may look ;)

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