Being an exclusive author on both marketplaces we can’t miss advantages and disadvantages of these famous market platforms.
Prestashop is founded in France, and is being European company their style of business is typical classic Europe style, while Envato is more Americanized despite the company located in Australia. Prestashop Addons only is for modules and themes for Prestashop Ecommerce CMS, but Envato consist of wide range of solutions such as music, themes, software, video, and other digital product types.
Equal submarket of Prestashop Addons in Envato is Themeforest.
Advantages of Prestashop Addons
- First of all products are sold for EUR, and you can choose cost of your product your own
- Less competition among products, than in Themeforest.
- With average product you can still make money
- Dispute between author and buyes is regulated by Moderators
- High cost of products
- You have a chance to earn more than you invested
Disadvantages of Prestashop Addons
- Poor capabilities to design sale page, no html is allow. You can present your product in the way you wish and like
- No on site comments
- Refund is up to you, Addons team doesn’t responsible for this, and in most cases they are in buyer side.
- More angry buyers who could ask refund or just put 1 star rating without explanation
Advantages of Themeforest
- Big traffic, and much more buyers than in Addons
- You can nicely present your product in sale page
- On site comments help you to demonstrate your support quality
- You can withdraw by Wire, Skrill, Payoneer, and even Paypal!
- Buyers are more friendly and highly evaluate your support services
- If you create worthwhile item, you have a big chance to earn even million within a year or two!
Disadvantages of Themeforest
- Big competition!
- Items are sold for USD.
- You can’t tag your products price, unlike Addons, here Envato define your item cost
- More investment of time and money required to produce competitive item
- Hard to pass Themeforest moderation. Thousand of authors get hard reject of their items. It is really hard to have your item accepted.