Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

Down the Foxhole - ActiveDen

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Your Say: What time are you taking off over Christmas?

Posted: 07 Dec 2011 04:27 PM PST

Copa by Laszlo Ilyes

We want to hear from you. Each week we give you a chance to share your thoughts, opinions and ideas. Have your say!

What time are you taking off over Christmas? How are you planning on enjoying it?

Community Spotlight – What’s Hot on the Forums?

Posted: 07 Dec 2011 08:42 AM PST

November is but a memory. That means it's time for another look at some of the hot threads and topics on the Envato Marketplace Forums!

How did you come to know about Envato’s sites or Envato? – Share your experiences on how you found out about Envato. Was it through a friend? An advertisement on a blog? A message tied to a brick and thrown through your living room window? We want to know!

Great changes on “My settings” page! – People are talking about the recent changes to author’s “My Settings” page. What’s your take?

Non-exclusive Rates increasing from 25% to 33% as of December 1st – Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’ve probably heard about our increase in rates for non-exclusive authors. Plenty of feedback coming from this thread.

Are You An Addict? – Do you find yourself jonesing for your favorite Marketplace? Do you break out in a cold sweat if you haven’t checked your sales in the last ten minutes? Then this thread is for you. Say after me…”My name is ______ and I’m an Envato addict” :)

Things I check before buying a WP Theme – Some great feedback from one of our buyers on what he looks for in a WordPress theme. ThemeForest authors will want to check this thread out.

Buyer’s Suggestions To Creators Wanting More Sales – What VideoHive author doesn’t want more sales? You’ll want to drop by this thread for some buyer suggestions on what will make your files sell better.

Official Football / Soccer Thread – If you’re a fan of one of the greatest sports of all time, then this thread is not for you. It’s all about football/soccer, not hockey. Sorry.

Free AudioJungle Guitar Picks! – Sorry but all the picks have been given away already :( But there are some cool pictures coming in from those that were able to snag one of AudioJungle’s branded plectrums.

Till next month. I’ll see you on the forums!

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Posted: 07 Dec 2011 01:29 AM PST

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