Never too late to start something new … and I agree that the “bar”should be high … I think that it should have been done a year earlier
I agree with you mate.
I have uploaded 20 items, none of which have ever been rejected. The simple reason is I follow the rules, I look to see what IS needed and I dont rush my work. I have no musical training, yet there are people here who have apparently 15+ years of composition experiance and they get most of their items hard rejected.
And then suddenly there is a thread and they are complaining. I have to hold back so much at times not to throw huge amounts of abuse at them for wasting the reviewers time.
Other authors like JB, Graham, Sam, Matt etc who upload items reguarly are not having rejection issues because they actually look at the marketplace and what is needed, and on top of that their attention to detail/mixing etc is spot on.
The next thread I see saying ‘my item was hard rejected, I disagree with this, I know the music industry and what sells, AudioJungle have made a mistake’ will get slammed with a hard dose of reality rather than the normal kindness we all show them.
And sorry to answer JBs question, I am happy! This is a great thing that they are rejecting more, why should AJ continue to support sub-par compositions and authors, this is a place to make money, its a marketplace, not a jumble sale.
(PS I am currently on day 7 of quiting smoking, so I will be more snappy than usual, you’ve been warned!!!! :D)
lucafrancini saidThanks Luca, It bloody hard not being able to sit back and hit play and light up a smoke while listening back to a mix haha. I’ll get there though!
I’m happy too, and it’s great that you quit smoking, Kristopher!
Aaah – there’s nothing like the cool taste of a smoke after a mix!
I am happy with this because the policy has the potential to make me a better composer of production music. This policy is a standard retail business decision. If you take an apple into a furniture store and ask them if they are willing to sell it for you on consignment, they are going to say no. It might be a perfectly good apple, but it has no place in a furniture store because customers will not be looking to bu an apple there.
As far as Gareth’s suggestion about a library purge, I would agree with this only if they tracks have zero sales. Anything that has sold would appear in a users account for download. While know that an author may remove a track at any time, I am not sure it would be a good policy for Audiojungle to do the same. It is fine if a customer wants to be upset for a single author for making a purchased track unavailable, but doing so across the board might draw the ire of customers against all authors. So, sure, if a track has never sold, then why not apply the new standard, whatever it is.
And yeah, one day approval queues rock!