1560 posts
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Has sold $5,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured in an Envato Bundle
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 2 years
+4 more
SoundFix says

Apparently tags are only used to find the ‘more tracks like this’ at the bottom of track pages and the title and description is what is used when you search for a track. Maybe this is something that should change?

397 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 2 years
  • Has referred 500+ members
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 50+ items on Envato Market
+3 more
Twisterium says

Thanks for thread. Realty interesting. Do you search “by style” or “by mood”?

182 posts
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
  • Has referred 10+ members
+2 more
MRMdesigns says

^ Both :)

1320 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
  • Has collected more than 1000 items on Envato Market
  • Helped several times protecting Envato Market against copyright violations
graphic4444 says

i agree w/felt; it’s important to look at what fits the theme of your project. if youre in a rush then yeah just copy and use the most popular ones is always safe i guess.. though it gets tiresome as a buyer to hear the same ones over and over again (you know the tracks I’m talking about).... no harm no foul i guess in using what’s most popular

682 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 3 years
  • Has referred 10+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
+3 more
ZtarrZound says

i agree w/felt; it’s important to look at what fits the theme of your project. if youre in a rush then yeah just copy and use the most popular ones is always safe i guess.. though it gets tiresome as a buyer to hear the same ones over and over again (you know the tracks I’m talking about).... no harm no foul i guess in using what’s most popular
I think it’s an interesting dynamic and I’ve been wondering how authors think when it comes to making the choice to use the same music that has been used a bunch of times already in a new project.

I think a lot of authors believe that since the music item is popular, their project will get more exposure and I don’t think this is the case. Thoughts?

292 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
  • Has referred 10+ members
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 10+ items on Envato Market
+3 more
rtofvnt says
I think a lot of authors believe that since the music item is popular, their project will get more exposure and I don’t think this is the case. Thoughts?

Good question.

Look at some other markets … Themeforest for example. There are templates selling quite well because author on preview used some really nice pictures. Visitors do like to see “nice” things. I bet my last healthy kidney id TF rules would stop them using ANY pictures – just placeholder – they would loose at least 3rd of buyers.

Same could apply to videos … video previews without sound / music ? Sales down. Unfortunately for 95% of AJ authors better for videos works if you use in preview popular tracks.

397 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 2 years
  • Has referred 500+ members
  • Has sold $40,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 50+ items on Envato Market
+3 more
Twisterium says

Can I ask some more? Please describe the process of seeking audio. You sit down and say “Well. I have beautiful and bright video/project. And you write the keywords: “positive” “uplifting” “sunny”.... ” Or you do another way? It’s important for us to know. Thanks.

182 posts
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
  • Has sold $10,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
  • Has referred 10+ members
+2 more
MRMdesigns says

Can I ask some more? Please describe the process of seeking audio. You sit down and say “Well. I have beautiful and bright video/project. And you write the keywords: “positive” “uplifting” “sunny”.... ” Or you do another way? It’s important for us to know. Thanks.

Actually for VideoHive I usually first get an idea for my project. Then I find the music. And yeah, I search for it just the way you have described. And only then I start making my project. At least that’s the way I do this. :)

Helpful Information

  • Please read our community guidelines. Self promotion and discussion of piracy is not allowed.
  • Open a support ticket if you would like specific help with your account, deposits or purchases.
  • Item Support by authors is optional and may vary. Please see the Support tab on each item page.

Most of all, enjoy your time here. Thank you for being a valued Envato community member.

Post Reply

Format your entry with some basic HTML. Read the Full Details, or here is a refresher:

<strong></strong> to make things bold
<em></em> to emphasize
<ul><li> or <ol><li> to make lists
<h3> or <h4> to make headings
<pre></pre> for code blocks
<code></code> for a few words of code
<a></a> for links
<img> to paste in an image (it'll need to be hosted somewhere else though)
<blockquote></blockquote> to quote somebody

:grin: :shocked: :cry: Complete List of Smiley Codes

by
by
by
by
by
by