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dfranz1 says

Wow AK really outdid himself with this one. The level of control you have over the objects is remarkable. I’ll be buying this for sure. If any other company made this it would be over $1000 but AK keeps things affordable and I really like that about him.

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dfranz1 says

I wouldn’t take on a job like that alone, try and find a partner.

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dfranz1 says

I’ve given up trying to analyze what sells and what doesn’t. It seems pretty random actually. All you can do is create quality projects and hope for the best. In the worst case scenario at least you have something nice for your portfolio.

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dfranz1 says

Looks like a pretty amazing piece of software. The motion graphic guys are going to love this especially.

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dfranz1 says

Got off to a fast start in June but the last week has been much slower. I’ll probably end up below average despite adding 3 new files this month. Judging by front page sales and this thread, it seems to be a slow time.

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dfranz1 says

I noticed it too. At first while I was watching it, I just thought it was yours and you were doing it in a different style. Then I looked and saw it was a different author. It’s one thing to expand on someone’s design but to also use their script, that isn’t cool. I know it’s a touchy subject but it is something we should pay attention to.

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dfranz1 says

Guys, I am thinking of switching to CS5 for good. Anyone on board already? Would be nice if there is some sort of statistics on the matter. I guess a pool after/before purchasing an item would be nice and quick. It could give a good overview of what’s going on, version wise.

Here, here, my first CS5 + project is in the queue now. I grew tired of going through the process to down-convert to CS4 not to mention CS5 is much faster to work in. I think enough time has passed so if I lose a few sales over no CS4 I can live with that.

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dfranz1 says

I think a +$10 across the board could be justified. The quality of work is the highest I’ve ever seen it so I don’t think buyers would have much objection. For files that don’t sell as well, you could give the author an option to choose a set lower price.

So a logo reveal which would normally be $18 in the new system could be priced down to $8 if the author chose to do so. I would probably have to think it through a bit more to uncover potential problems.

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dfranz1 says

Concerning a 30 second, fairly complex 3D animation:

“So I was thinking our budget would be about $250, does that work for you?”

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