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DDStudios says

Hi !

I wasn’t there last year so I don’t know if sales are lower this period of the year. Can somebody tell me about that ?

I noticed that awesome theme doesn’t sell well at all .. (kriesi’s them for exemple) .. Some really good wordpress theme would have sell like crazy 3-4 months ago and now they sell really low ..

Maybe my new theme is just not good but honnestly , I regret so much that I’ve uploaded it because I feel like I lost my time working on it.

+ The new design coming really soon so there will be a ton of exposure and traffic on the new site.

+ on the 7 last Site template approved .. 4 of them are error 404 pages .. !!

anyway .. give your toughts !

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darius9000 says

to be honest, i am not 404 pages fan. would be good to have section for all those “404 error” and “under construction” templates. this way real templates, on which we spend more time creating, will have better exposure.

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DDStudios says
to be honest, i am not 404 pages fan. would be good to have section for all those “404 error” and “under construction” templates. this way real templates, on which we spend more time creating, will have better exposure.

I don’t like them either but my post wasn’t for complaining about them ,

I finally accepted all those changes ( Script , 404 , construction )

I just ask myself if it’s just a slow period or if something is going wrong.

Everything look like it’s on pause .. forum , sales , etc etc … When I feel like going forward ! :)

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AdrianMG says

I think it will be better in future weeks. People is coming back for the new course.

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darius9000 says

this was my record month but it’s mainly because i uploaded new themes; 3 PSD files and 1 HTML . however, it’s not enough considering the time spent on them and not to mention 2-3 rejected ones (honestly i’ve seen worse approved for sale). in total, yes it’s slow. my personal record here? yes but with a lot of effort. too much imho.

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dwhitmore says

Yea, I had a bit of a moan about the number of 404 pages cropping up in another thread :).

It does feel a little like the action has slowed down – at least from a purchasers point of view. I check back frequently for new items, specifically in the php section recently. The php section was getting multiple new items every day for a while, but now it feels like a couple per week at best.

Would love to see more submissions, but like you said – maybe sales are not currently high enough to validate the effort on the authors part?

Like you, I think that the revamped design will lead to a large influx of new traffic for a while (I’m sure it’ll get a ton of promotion), so we might see a really good pickup over the next couple months.

Dan

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DDStudios says
Yea, I had a bit of a moan about the number of 404 pages cropping up in another thread :).

It does feel a little like the action has slowed down – at least from a purchasers point of view. I check back frequently for new items, specifically in the php section recently. The php section was getting multiple new items every day for a while, but now it feels like a couple per week at best.

Would love to see more submissions, but like you said – maybe sales are not currently high enough to validate the effort on the authors part?

Like you, I think that the revamped design will lead to a large influx of new traffic for a while (I’m sure it’ll get a ton of promotion), so we might see a really good pickup over the next couple months.

Dan

Thanks for your input Dan , it’s always nice to have a buyers perspective. I decided to delete my theme. I don’t know what I will do with it .. maybe I’ll make 1-2 other skin and new features and upload it later when things are back to normal but I worked too hard to let it there and earn 10$ for it ..

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+ on the 7 last Site template approved .. 4 of them are error 404 pages .. !! anyway .. give your toughts !

Dude, you’re so right, 404 and construction pages should have their own category, isn’t fair for the html section. A could do one 404 but is not my interest.

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DDStudios says
+ on the 7 last Site template approved .. 4 of them are error 404 pages .. !! anyway .. give your toughts !
Dude, you’re so right, 404 and construction pages should have their own category, isn’t fair for the html section. A could do one 404 but is not my interest.

Yeah a separate category would be nice. I finally accepted that the homepage exposure is less than it was because I think that now , buyers who want Html template will go directly to the category and look for the list instead of looking on the homepage where he will see a lot of script and 404/construction page .. wich is a good thing .. but if 404/construction push our theme from the 1st page of HTML Templates .. well .. it’s not cool .. but hey , we’ve talk enough about that problem and it will probably be solved with the new redesign … ! :)

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osigrandi says

my 2 cents: I think the Wordpress category will soon become the most popular here. I, for one, will only submit Wordpress themes from now on and only after that the html version for buyers to be able to do further customizations.

i think we’re possibly witnessing a trend change and the best move is to adapt.

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