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any experience with ThemeForest? is it worth pursuing?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by Rushdie, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. Rushdie

    Rushdie BANNED BANNED

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    my friend wants to start an authority site JV which will center about pushing theme forest themes (90% of the site) and wpengine affiliate program. Mainly theme reviews and seo targeting long tail keywords - the usual stuff.

    In the past i have only used themeforest on a small site and managed to rake in a few hundred bucks.

    as i see you only get the 30% from a new user's order.

    do you think it's worth investing money in a white hat site like that?
     
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    Interesting post. I'm messaging you on this matter
     
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    Could well be worth it if you also add in Wordpress tutorials and news to bring in a larger targeted audience.
     
  4. Rushdie

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    any ideas how to monetize people beyond raking in the 30% commission for the first theme they buy?
     
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    I have seen those theme/tutorial type sites monetized with Adsense and also web hosting affiliate banners.

    Perhaps you could put a detailed guide on how to install wordpress and certain themes onto a hosting account and put your affiliate link in. That's a couple of things that came to mind.
     
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    The "main" difficulty with themfrst templates is that a lot of users find them too hard to install and manage, If you could Add some tutorials about themes then you'll get many visitors and yes then it worth pursuing
     
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    I suppose this could be anything else that a theme user would need. Do you plan on building a list too? Are there any other graphics sites, memberships, etc that you can also promote/review? Is there an affiliate program for commercial font sites? What about wpmu dev....do they have an affiliate program?


    Q: Is the 30% commission Envato sitewide or just on ThemeForest?
     
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  8. Rushdie

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    30% across all their marketplaces.

    were planning on building a list, promoting a hosting offer, premium plugins and tools like keyword research(scribe), etc. wish me luck.