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placdarms Envato team says

I usually open the general category that I need – which is Music or Logos. Then sort by date, scroll through the items and listen to those who managed to get at least 3-4 sales in the first days. That way I make sure I find a fresh music that has potential to be good. Then after listening some 30-40 tracks, I set aside 3-4 tracks and try to import their previews in my project to see how they go with the animation.

i always ignore packs. Sometimes i browse through authors that i fetured before to see if they have released something new that will suit my project.

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placdarms Envato team says

3Docean has exceptions that doesn’t apply to VideoHive or other marketplaces. For example you could sell a real car 3D model on 3Docean, but you could not use real life car model on video hive.

There was a recent policy update please see the article in Knowledgebase: http://support.envato.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/513/0/trademark-use-and-real-world-products
Also see announcing posts: http://notes.envato.com/news/dos-and-donts-about-using-products-and-trademarks-in-your-items/
http://themeforest.net/forums/thread/using-products-and-trademarks-in-your-items/116328
http://notes.envato.com/news/its-for-real-here-we-go-guidelines-on-products-and-trademarks-in-items/
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placdarms Envato team says

I had a friend who is playing drums and he joined in a well known local band. He asked me to create website for their band. Later when they released their album, they asked me to design their album cover and I got in touch with their record label and designed pretty much everything that an album release involves – CD design, posters, magazine ads, web banners, outdoor ads. They also asked me to make a Tv commercial. I thought I had never done it, but to be honest, this was also my first time to make CD cover, magazine ads, outdoor ads etc. At that time I was working in a radio station and my work was totally unrelated to a design. 7 years later I’m a full time VideoHiver earning a living from video animations.

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placdarms Envato team says

Also keep in mind that no matter how many of your projects got accepted only the last one appears on the front page. Read more here: http://themeforest.net/forums/thread/new-homepage-new-items-system/49104

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placdarms Envato team says

Here is my version of color splatter logo in case you find it useful: http://videohive.net/item/premium-logo-pack-6in1/5372206

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placdarms Envato team says

Where this is going ? ;)

For a moment I was thinking that this will be another Emvato because wallet thread. But, hey. Now we have a dude.

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placdarms Envato team says

I’m not here with the official staff reply. Just some personal thoughts after reading this discussion.

@Inlife – Keep in mind that “commercial use” and “commercial distribution” is not the same. However it was mentioned somewhere that CC BY is the only license from CreativeCommons that is suitable for assets.

Also we work by the rule that everything that is not allowed is forbidden. For example – if there is no license – we take it as any use/distribution is forbidden.

As far as i know – textures from lostandtaken.com can’t be resold as it clearly states: Please do not host textures elsewhere or redistribute them in their original format. There is no exception for including as assets within bigger project or something like that. You can always try to get permission from author, but normally we don’t accept them.

@Creattive – if you are using those textures. you should get permission from author or replace them as the liability for incorrectly licensed textures lies on author not Envato, VideoHive or reviewers.

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placdarms Envato team says

Please make sure you have subscribed to receive e-mails from VideoHive. Also make sure you check your spam folder in case it goes in there. If you have done everything and are still not getting these notification mails – please contact support.

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placdarms Envato team says

I just had a jackpot. Someone purchased extended license of my project using my referral link and I got all 100%

As always this is too good to be true. Well, I have to add that this happened right after a sale reversal of another project. :D

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placdarms Envato team says

I’m a full time fiverr seller myself and I don’t sell any illegal content. Saying that fiverr is meant for selling illegal shit is just really dumb. There are very honest and creative people there and yes, also some rats that sell go and take the shortcut by selling others work.

I have a good connection with fiverr’s customer support and I can get any gig removed within 24 hours if you just give me the link to the gig, and the link of the original videohive template.

Kind regards, Jerome

Unfortunately there are so many illegal gigs and Fiverr policy is pretty encouraging for illegal stuff that they outperform any good gigs that Fiverr might have and most people on VH hates that place. Anyway. i just e-mailed you links to 18 gigs that are based on my projects. Good luck with taking them down. I wasn’t lucky enough.

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