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crozer says

I know this thread isn’t very productive, and I know most of you are already sickened by these sorts of threads.

However, I’d really use an answer; or at least know that I’m not alone on this. I’ve just released a product on TF and it seems as if it gone unnoticed (almost). What I mean is that, coming from GR, ThemeForest usually has a much higher, faster and wider range of visits and purchases.

And no, my product isn’t that awful :D In fact, I’m not merely referring to purchases, but rather visits. According to the Envato Analytics the visits have been around the 100-150 which for TF is nothing.

Could be this be related with the new dropdown design? (having landing pages way below).
Again, I’d really appreciate some support :)
Chris

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JamiGibbs says

I think because the landing page category is relatively new, it’s not as popular a category as site templates (which is what your first TF item was). You shouldn’t assume the traffic levels are the same between categories.

The positions of the landing page category on the drop down list might have something to do with it too.

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fillerspace says

I think because the landing page category is relatively new, it’s not as popular a category as site templates (which is what your first TF item was). You shouldn’t assume the traffic levels are the same between categories.

I think that’s it. The real money is in Wordpress themes I think, then HTML templates. I’ve bought about 10 items, and 5 of them are Wordpress, 3 HTML and 2 admin. Wordpress themes are more desirable for me because I can get a client up and running in a few hours. Just install Wordpress, pick a theme they like, and upload it. Tweak a few settings and fine-tune the CSS , and install the usual plugins, and they’re good.

For HTML templates, I have to install our custom framework, create databases, and convert the HTML to Smarty templates, etc. so it takes longer and costs the client more (encouraging them to go the Wordpress route).

I wouldn’t have any use for a landing page, so I don’t bother looking at them.

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campuscodi says

I wouldn’t have any use for a landing page, so I don’t bother looking at them.
+1 here

@crozer I think you would have much more success if you would code the landing page into a fully website template. Do some more features. As a website template it would have been one of my all time favorites on TF.

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ecoboss says


I wouldn’t have any use for a landing page, so I don’t bother looking at them.
+1 here @crozer I think you would have much more success if you would code the landing page into a fully website template. Do some more features. As a website template it would have been one of my all time favorites on TF.

I think landing pages are a growing niche and people do want them. However the ones I’ve seen on TF are not edgy enough, there are not enough in your face calls to action, impulse graphics, testimonials, free gifts, givaways, ebooks etc, to make the viewer optin.

They look more like very well put together ‘press releases’ and thats not a landing page’s function. I’m not a designer but I know what I like and what sells for me.

As others have said these being new on TF is also a factor.

I’m currenty looking for landing pages and Ive seen a few co’s that specialise in this that might help designers here and I would have put the link up but I dont want to fall foul of any forum rules?

Hope this helps. Jim.

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ThemeProvince says

Im not complaining sales have been high for me.

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crozer says

Definitely, I am aware that categories have completely different page-views. WordPress is by far the most visited. However, since my item is on the front page, I assumed it would have gotten more visits nevertheless.

That said, I’m leaning over the fact that LPs aren’t still very requested.

Thank you all!
Chris ;)

PS. thePhoenix, your item has been featured, so your vote doesn’t count :D

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ThemeProvince says

I suppose so :D

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Landonw says

Crozer, by GR do you mean GameRenders?

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crozer says

Crozer, by GR do you mean GameRenders?

Haha, not exactly: GraphicRiver.

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