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Panda-Bear says

Hi there.

Short and sweet question.

To give back to the AJ/Envato community, how can i offer one or two of the new festive tracks i’ve done, for FREE to all registered Envato users.

And can this be for a limited time only?

Regards

Panda

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steve314 says
Hey Panda-Bear! Your offer is a nice move, but as far as I know, it is not allowed to give away free files to the community, because it undercuts the hard work of the rest of the authors. Please be sure, & check out the forum rules.
http://videohive.net/community/forum_rules
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Panda-Bear says

Hey Panda-Bear! Your offer is a nice move, but as far as I know, it is not allowed to give away free files to the community, because it undercuts the hard work of the rest of the authors. Please be sure, & check out the forum rules.
http://videohive.net/community/forum_rules
oh that’s a shame.

I can;t take your point though about undercutting the hard work of the rest of the authors.

We ALL work hard. But sometimes as a one-off it’s nice to give away a free flash template or audiojungle file to ‘give back’ to the community.

This also helps promote that particular file and that particular creator as well.

Perhaps a Free File of the Month feature would be a good marketing way of locking buyers into regularly visiting envato, and increase loyalty.

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steve314 says

Yeah, why not submit for the free file of the month? ;)

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scottwills Envato team says

Sorry, Panda, this is not allowed. Please see “A Note on Self Promotion” in the following article:

http://support.envato.com/index.php?/Live/Knowledgebase/Article/View/261/41/forum-and-community-rules

Thank you for understanding and for your co-operation. :)

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