I made Live pay for its own upgrade (a disgusting humble brag!)

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I made Live pay for its own upgrade (a disgusting humble brag!)

Post by Angstrom » Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:42 pm

I was 50/50 about upgrading to L11 for various reasons.
I had a thought ... what if I could make Live pay for itself. I have a bunch of presets and I decided if I could raise the money during the Black Friday window I'd buy the upgrade, if not ... then not.

So a couple of days ago I put my operator preset pack on sale at £4.49 and thought ... if I can get enough cash from that sale to pay for the upgrade (£143) then I'll let Live pay for my Live.

Amazingly somehow the sales smashed that target, so I just bought the L11 upgrade solely with proceeds from content for the app itself.

I know nobody else cares, but I think it's kinda weirdly cool that creating content for the app paid for the app itself. A circle of GAS.

I will now stop patting myself on my back and pull my trousers up. This concludes my ted talk.

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Post by Tarekith » Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:44 pm

We care, good job!
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Post by Angstrom » Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:55 pm

Thanks dude!

Of course - having saved that money I felt completely justified in using the other money which I hadn't spent to buy a Sensel morph and a few overlays. I mean, what's the point in having an MPE capable DAW without an MPE controller eh?

financial prudence in action.

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Post by jestermgee » Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:28 pm

Great work. It is amazing sometimes how you can generate a bit of income these days and gets you thinking...

One of the great things about the internet is it's a worldwide market and open 24/7 and in this day and age, presets are like mining for gold for some people. Through various ventures i've managed to not have to "go to work" for 5 years now and instead seeking contract work I can do online remotely (like forum support, website management etc) along with selling my own NKS libraries etc. Never going to be a millionaire, but i'm no longer stressed and exhausted all the time, I don't lose 12 hours a week of my life in traffic and I am more than happy to work at 10pm if I feel like it. As long as it helps to cover our mortgage and keep my kids fed and healthy, i'm content.

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Re: I made Live pay for its own upgrade (a disgusting humble brag!)

Post by Tuur » Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:07 am

Nice job! 🥳

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Post by Angstrom » Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:15 pm

jestermgee wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:28 pm
Great work. It is amazing sometimes how you can generate a bit of income these days and gets you thinking...

Yes, your work life sounds like mine. I guess this is modern life.
Now, if only I could ramp it up a bit so that it covers more than my essentials !

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Post by vishesh.l » Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:25 am

this is awesome man. 👍👍👍

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Re: I made Live pay for its own upgrade (a disgusting humble brag!)

Post by miyaru » Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:33 am

Well done, hard work deserves reward!!!! :D
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