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Parallelus Notes

Congratulations to Andy Wilkerson (Parallelus), who has reached Power Elite status by making one million dollars worth of sales. He works in a home office and makes snowmen with his daughter when he gets the chance, and through hard work and a strategic use of time, he’s made a mark on the Envato Marketplaces that’s an inspiration for other authors to follow.

Happy Parallelus Day!

In our first-ever Power Elite video interview, we asked Andy a few questions about the journey to the $1,000,000 milestone. Read on to discover how he minimizes the interruption of sleep on his work time, makes naming his items a priority, values the Envato community, and how it feels to reach one million dollars worth of sales!

Interviewer: Josh Janssen, Envato
Interviewed: Andy Wilkerson, Parallelus

JJ: It’s Josh Janssen from Envato here. Happy Parallelus day, and we’re are really excited to have Andy Wilkerson, who has just hit the $1m milestone on the Marketplaces. How you doing, Andy?

AW: I’m really good. How are you?

JJ: How does it feel to be a Power Elite author? Did you expect to be so successful when you first started, and when did you start?

AW: Let’s see. I started, I guess it was four years ago. What year is it now? (smiling) It was December 2009, almost 2010, and I actually did not expect to make it to this point. I really did not know what the future would hold when I got started with Envato, so I was very surprised with the success and the luck and a lot of the things that happened. It’s been an amazing experience though, especially a lot of the people I’ve gotten to meet, and the Envato’ees.

JJ: What does a typical day look like for you?

Parallelus_Days-of-WeekAW: I guess it depends! If I’m starting a project or trying to finish a project, the day can look very different. Trying to finish a project usually means I have about a month of work left, and I have got to work about every day and every night of that month – so those days are long. So I actually sleep in my office a lot, ’cause I’ve got a sofa, so I just throw a pillow on and cover up with a blanket, ’cause it’s a lot easier to get three-hour naps and get back up and get back into it, rather than getting up and going up stairs getting into bed and all that stuff—before you know it, you’ve lost like six or seven hours of time to work!

JJ: When it comes to all of your products, which one are you most proud of?

AW: Ummm. Most proud of… Let me see. Salutation is one that I, that I was very proud of It was a different experience for me in a lot of ways: I had never completed a project that efficiently that I still love, in fact.

But I have a new one coming out that I am still very proud of. It’s a much bigger undertaking, and it’s a theme that will hopefully be coming out the same day this video goes live, so everyone will be seeing it by now. But Salutation would be the one from the ones I have out there, is the one that is you know, I say represents me really well.

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JJ: How do you come up with the names for your items?

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AW: I actually put a lot of time into that. I get annoyed when I see people not trying on their names, or using names that already exist—I’ve posted on forums about it. It actually gets under my skin a little bit, because I think branding your product is so important, because you want, when people search for your theme, you want them to find only one result, hopefully, on the Envato Marketplaces. And beyond that, doing a Google Search or whatever, you really do want yours to come up if they look for it, and not be confused by 50 others.

So I try to look for words that I think represent the overall look, the feel, or some sort of functionality that ties in. And if I can get a name that matches that, I go to the thesaurus a lot, and I look for synonyms to things like that, or maybe break the work apart.

I do like to try and use real words, but you know it’s not necessary, you know. I don’t have any kind of rule that I have to, but names is important to me. I think it should try to represent the product, and I always try to look for names that are not in use already.

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JJ: We are only a few days out from this video being published now. Do you have your new theme name already?

AW: Oh, yeah! I had the name six months ago, and it still hasn’t been used. I’ve had a number of times when I had a name that ended up getting used because I take so long. I can be just ridiculously slow at getting these things out there, but I’ve had it happen before, where the name got used and I changed it.

JJ: Wow, so was it used after you put it up online already?

AW: No, I came up with the name too early in the process, and I guess because I probably had three months of work to do, and somebody else used it in the meantime, so I changed it. I don’t remember what theme that was, but I definitely did it at least once. I’ve scrapped a theme or two also where, not because the name was used, or I just ended up not using theme, but the name, I realised along the way early in the concept phase, was already in use. So I had it kinda flagged as a note to be sure and change the name before you finalise it.

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JJ: What is you favourite part of being a part of the Envato Community?

AW: I love having access to such a large pool of peers and customers. It’s not the kind of thing I have access to on my own. I don’t have like a blogging community or my own sites, really, where I build an audience and have that sort of connection.

So the Marketplaces give me access to that. They give me access to both authors and customers, and whatever lies in between. That’s something that is important to me, to have that. I can’t do my job without it, but I don’t like doing those other things like blogging and that kind of stuff, very much so its a huge resource. I enjoy that, it gives me something.

And also getting to work with the Envato people, you guys. I’ve been so surprised how much that made a difference to me. They—you guys—have given me tons of opportunity, and just being involved with you, and the times that I’ve met with you in person, and gone to events, and things like that, those have been massively useful resources for me. I would never have gotten done some of the things I did without having you guys, to pick your brains, get your thoughts and your feedback, etc. So it’s a big deal!

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JJ: And what advice would you give to someone who is just entering the community? It might have been their first few weeks. What sort of advice do you give now, as a Power Elite author?

AW: Yeah, Power Elite! I would say that being Power Elite sounds a lot bigger than it is, but um… I would say, find your voice, find your niche, how you’re going to represent yourself, brand yourself, and really try to carve out your own little footing early on. Don’t try to compete with everybody with the multi-purpose-everything theme right away.

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I think there have been people that have been successful in doing that in the last couple of years, but they are definitely the minority, and there is a lot of room for these micro-niches to, you know, find some unique little specific thing that you want to build up and then branch off of it. I think that’s a place where there is a lot of room to grow.

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JJ: I guess we haven’t spoken yet about where you live, and that kind of thing. So where are you right now?

AW: It’s about 11am, and I live in Huntsville in Alabama, and I’m currently looking out at snow! We don’t have a lot of snow, yet it’s been snowing all week here, so I made a snowman with my daughter this morning.

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JJ: That’s awesome. So you spoke about events and that sort of thing. So are there many WordPress or Envato events in your town?

AW: I don’t know of so many here in Huntsville. I’ve never been to one, but I’m probably going to be going to one in Nashville, because of some guys I met from there, and they run a WordCamp or something like.

I’ve been to Pressnomics this past year, and you guys, well you invited me to that, so that was how I ended up going. And that was a pretty awesome experience, and I’ve been to, I guess, two meetups, one in Nashville and one was Chicago. Yeah, that was the first one.

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JJ: Awesome! So other than this next new thing that comes out the same time as this video, what else do you see coming out in the next few months or in the next year?

AW: Ooh… I have a big project I’ve been working on called Runway. It’s an open source WordPress framework. It’s the one we use to build our themes, and I’ve put a lot of time and lot of effort into that. It’s pretty massive in its overall capability, and its something that I’ve been trying to find the time to really put it out there… Right now, its kinda out there for people to find it, but I’ve made no real push to get it known or to build a little community around it, and that’s probably the next big thing for me.

The Feedback we have gotten on Runway has been phenomenal. I kind of didn’t expect it. I thought that it was something for people like me, that they would like it, but it turns out other people really do like it, and they have had a lot of success with it already.

I’ve talked to some web firms that use WordPress as their methodology of doing their products for their customers, and a couple of them have adopted it as their framework of choice, now that they’re building all of their products on, because of the way that it’s structured, and the tools it gives them, and that’s what I thought I would do with it. But I didn’t really picture other people doing that. I thought it was specific to the way that I want to do things. But I guess along the way, I was able to, in really trying to, I was able to make it kind of more universal. You can do what you want with it.

JJ: Fantastic! Well congratulations on the amazing achievement, Andy!

AW: Thank you!

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  • Dan Michael

    Congratulations mate! It’s been a pleasure working with you the last six months. Looking sharp :)

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Same to you Dan. Envato truly is a first class organization. I can’t say enough about how awesome you and everyone else has been during this journey!

  • http://themeforest.net/user/saputrad Deni

    Congrats Andy!
    It’s a great achievement.
    Haha, so you’re sleeping with machine eh?

  • http://www.unitedthemes.com UNITED THEMES

    Congratulations mate! We have the same chair :-)

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Sweet! I highly recommend branding it “Envato” for effect. :)

  • Riv

    Nice and clean spacework (not talking about Sunday). Interesting article for a newbie.
    Again, clean and modern spacework, like your themes.
    Keep up the good work !

  • http://themeforest.net/user/imangm ImanGM

    Hmmm… Is this the nice looking man of Envato or something? Well dressed? Handsome? What was it? :D

    Anyway… Congratulations! One of the best part of this community is reading these great interviews.

    You have a very cute daughter. You have a great chair and thank you for great images. I feel I’m watching The Truman Show :D

    Congratulations again! :)

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      I believe you’re thinking of “Best Dressed Man at PressNomics 2013″, it’s my forum tag line.

  • http://www.CanvasMall.com Roy

    Congratulations Andy, what a great milestone.

  • http://www.jeromecollinge.co.uk Jerome Collinge

    Congrats on the success, inspiration, keep up the hard work !

  • http://www.kriesi.at Kriesi

    Very nice interview! Congratulations, its well deserved :)

  • http://themeforest.net/user/ZERGE/portfolio ZERGE

    The best ever interview and photo-presentation!
    Congrats Andy! ;)

  • Luke

    Congrats Andy, well deserved!

  • Saijo George

    congrats !!!

    inspiring stuff Andy and that new item ‘ Vellum ‘ looks spectacular ..

  • http://themeforest.net/user/EffectiveLab Effective Lab

    Congratulations Andy ;)

  • http://www.vicksthemes.com VicksThemes

    Congrats! Great Interview and i love you Chair :D

  • http://themeforest.net/user/Jozoor/portfolio jozoor

    Congrats, really nice interview :)

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/tamiq tamiq

    Congrats Andy! :)

  • http://jogjafile.com JOGJAfile

    Congrats mate !
    It’s great work..

  • http://codecanyon.net/user/leafcolor LeafColor

    Congratulations Andy :D I love your working week photos ;)

  • http://videohive.net/user/sharegokul sharegokul

    Congrats!!!

  • http://audiojungle.net/user/Amaksi Amaksi

    Amazing and good job man! keep going!

  • http://simonswiss.com Simon

    Huge congrats to Andy, one of the coolest personality on the Envato Community.

    Love the Monday to Sunday photo story, I can see you hit the refresh button and listening to tcha-tchiiinng on saturday while sipping beers :-)

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thanks Simon! In all honesty, very few Saturday’s would actually be spent that way but it’s the way I picture them in my mind.

  • Jordan McNamara

    Was great to meet you in Chicago back in 2010, Andy! So happy for you, big congrats on hitting Power Elite! Woop! :) Jords

  • http://themeforest.net/user/shinetheme shinetheme

    Congrats! Andy! Best wish to you in next time!

  • http://designingmedia.com Filiz

    Haha sweet photos and creative interview. Congrtz

  • http://gempixel.com/ Josh

    Congrats man! You deserve it. I love you creations :D

  • http://www.speaklog.com Imran Hossain

    I am inspired, congratulation & thanks a lot bro…. Andy Wilkerson, Parallelus.

  • http://www.plazathemes.com Plaza-Themes

    Congrats mate !
    It’s great work..

  • http://themeforest.net/user/dunhakdis dunhakdis

    Congrats man! Your Salutation and Mingle theme has been my inspiration when I first enter this marketplace :)

    Good Job!

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thank you, that is exciting feedback to get for any author.

  • http://themeforest.net/user/tranmautritam tranmautritam

    Really great work!!
    Congrats mate ;)

  • James Bickle

    Do you work with your screens off from Monday to Sunday?

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      They’re on, in fact the one on the far right that you can see was playing Star Trek: The Next Generation on Netflix while the photos are being taken. I just don’t set my brightness very high.

  • http://videohive.net/user/zhisheng Zhisheng

    Congratulations !Great work!

  • http://venner.co/ Ardi Nugroho

    Congragulations, Andy! Very inspired.

    and…… You have cool photos there :D

  • http://prodigystudio.net Imam Firmansyah

    Congratulation Andy,

    hahaha.. sunday photo :D

  • http://themeforest.net/user/w3themes W3Themes

    Many Many Congrats :)

  • Pexeto

    Congratulations Andy! Great interview, love your designs by the way :)

  • Softwebmedia

    Congratulations Andy :)

  • http://www.xavierbarbot.com Xavier

    Great Work & Well Done!
    Congratulations Andy

  • SimpleSmart

    Good Luck. Awesome :)

  • dluxenterprise

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • Croctheme

    Congrats man! I am inspired.

    Congratulations again! :)

  • http://cr3ativ.com Jonathan

    Hey Andy, what a great video interview and the pics above (mon-fri) are just awesome :)

    Keep up the great work, you’re an inspiration to many and the level you have reached has been due to hard work, solid products and support.

    All the very best.

    Jonathan

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thank you Jonathan.

      (I know it took me over a week to reply. I was busy working!)

  • http://davaa.co Davaa

    Congratulations Andy! :)

  • http://www.quickphoneunlock.com Riz

    Good job!
    Rock on buddy!

  • http://www.istockplus.com Ouss

    Congrats! man! :)

  • http://www.downloadnewthemes.com Alisa

    Nice interview, Congratulations Andy

  • http://wpinhands.com/ Tien Nguyen

    Happy with your happiness, Andy.

  • http://www.rupok.me Rupok

    Congrats Andy! You are inspiring a lot :)

  • http://lementstudios.com mafloral

    Wow, cool stuff Andy corngritz on the big achievement.
    Love the pictures hehe.

    Cheers

    Lester

  • http://billygrahamv.asia/ billy

    Wow, Nice interview, Congratulations Andy

    Cheers
    Billy

  • brijith vijayan

    Congrats man! I am inspired.

  • nukefx

    Awesome man ! Great effort ! Great achievement

    i like your work style and images

    Cheers
    Nuke

  • http://www.bhumkar.net Lucky Bhumkar

    Very Inspirational story..! It’s boost to my ambitions..

  • http://audiojungle.net/user/alivestone?ref=alivestone alivestone

    Wow!!! Great News, Congrats! :)

  • http://www.harnishdesign.net Harnish Design

    Congrats Andy! :)

  • artbees

    Cool interview. Way to go Andy! :)

  • http://enticingthemes.com Enticing Themes

    Congratulations Andy! Keep up the good work.

  • http://audiojungle.net/user/elnarschaker Elnar Schaker

    Good Job!!! Wish second million :)

  • http://astroinquiry.com Frederick

    I can’t believe it! I was just corresponding with Andy today — and he was so quick to return email requests and answer questions! Wow. No wonder he’s a million dollar company!
    Congrats sir!

  • http://audiojungle.net/user/SoundProdigy Royalty Free

    Hei Andy, great work! Congrats man!

  • http://themeforest.net/user/JoNa/portfolio?ref=JoNa JoNa

    Really amazing achievement! Congratulations!

  • Graal

    Congratulations! Really good day for celebration! Good luck!

  • GoodLayers

    Congratulations! and good luck with your new themes! :D

  • Mithu

    Congrats ! Nice to see you there :-)

  • http://www.inspirythemes.com Saqib

    Amazing interview and photos

    Keep up the good work Andy

  • Muvolab

    Congrats! Really inspiring

  • http://themeelite.com Themeelite

    Congrats Andy, well deserved!

  • http://laranz.in lawrence77

    Hi,

    Congrats for your achievement ;) All the best for your future themes ;)

    You wear same jeans all over the week :P :O

  • Minaz

    Congratulations!!! For your Great Achievement…….:)

  • http://axelhardy.com axool

    Congrats! Runwaywp looks really good, can’t wait to use it!

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thanks! We’re excited to have it out there and love getting feedback from users. Stop by our forums anytime and post your thoughts, ideas and anything else you can think of so we can keep making it better!

  • http://amigo-productions.com Amigo Productions

    Awesome interview with an awesome author :) Loved the video and the cool animated GIF ;)

  • http://dotstudio.co.uk Krasimir

    Thank you, Andy! Very inspiring! I will look into Runaway, right now.

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Be sure to let us know what you think of Runway. Our forums are open and we value the responses we get to improve the product every day.

  • http://remicorson.com Remi

    Congrats! What an awesome milestone!

  • Atıl Kaan

    Congrats! What a coveted life you have man! Keep on.

  • StilobeatZ

    Congratulations! It is worthy of respect!

  • FahmiJoe_ind

    Congratulations Andy Wilkerson (Parallelus) for your hard work… good job!!..inspiration for me :)

  • http://iqbalbary.com Iqbal Bary

    Congrats Andy!

  • http://www.pourghannad.ir mohammad hasan pourghannad

    =)))))))))))))

  • http://themeforest.net/user/designthemes designthemes

    Well Deserved…Vellum is Awesome!

  • http://themeforest.net/user/rentedweb Patrick

    haha – love it. Great photos, great attitude, and right way to approach. Your business model is spot on. Continued success – P

  • http://themeblossom.info ThemeBlossom

    Congratulations! :)

  • http://iEiad.com Eiad

    Congratulations, Lookin into that my self someday :)

    Keep it up!

  • Thim

    Congrats! :D

  • http://mharis.net Muhammad Haris

    Congratulations Andy, it is indeed a great achievement. Happy to see the satisfying smile on your face the entire video interview, good luck in future!

    @Josh, Great interview, I think the interview could be started with one generic question and then the other questions could be follow-up questions. Listen to one of the interview on drt.fm :)

    • http://mharis.net Muhammad Haris

      Actually, scratch that, the interview gets really interesting towards the end. :)

  • http://www.eski.io David Knight

    Congratulations Andy! =)

  • http://themerox.com ThemeRox

    Congrats Man :) Really A great journey it was.

  • http://www.obobo.nl Pieter

    WOW! great job.. I was looking into the runway framework.. really nice! I am going to give it a shot!

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thanks Pieter. If you have feedback we definitely want to know about it. We intend for Runway to be a community driven project so we take all the comments we get and try to use them to evolve Runway into the best WordPress framework it can be.

  • http://wpquantum.net agep roem

    Wauuww… I think you are the first elite author which don’t use Mac… CMIIW… lol

  • http://themeforest.net/user/themeinjection Themeinjection

    Congratulations Andy! Really great work!! Great Interview!!!

  • http://bms-lab.com Muhamer

    Congratulations Andy,

    you have inspired us to work much harder.

    Good Luck.

  • http://www.wpthemesboard.com X-bull

    Congratz bro. Great work!

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/symufanx Symufanx

    Congratulation! You are really a photogenic millionare :)

  • http://themeforest.net Cazymad

    Congratulations …

  • http://videohive.net/user/Leupsi?ref=Leupsi Leupsi

    My congratulations! Great article! :)

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/Braxas Braxas

    Congratulations… You mobilized us to more work…

  • http://themeforest.net/user/LioIT Mr Lio

    Congratulations Andy

  • http://www.webdesignboom.com/ WebdesignBoom

    Congratulations! Great Interview and Great Work!!!

  • http://tabvn.com Toan

    Congratulations Parallelus :)

  • http://danielpaul.me Daniel

    Congrads!

  • http://vc.wpbakery.com Michael

    Andy awesome achievement! Congratulations!

  • http://www.flashmaniac.net flashmaniac

    Congratulations Parallelus ! Good work! :)

  • http://dotbuffer.com/ dotBuffer

    Congratulations Andy great work!

  • http://www.samberson.com Sam Berson

    Congrats! :)

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/ideaofart ideaofart

    Awesome…. Congratulations Andy! :)

  • ram

    Congratulations Andy

  • http://smartdevice.com.au Christos

    What type of chair is that Andy?

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      It’s a Herman Miller “Embody” chair.

  • Mika

    Yesterday night I had the theme Vellum – Responsive WordPress Theme bought and maybe that was your 1,000,000. I congratulate you you’ve earned it!

    Greetings from Germany.

    Mika

  • http://www.designcosmos.com/ Ionut Irimia

    Congratulations for this great achievement! Amazing work and great interview!

  • http://tutorialfor.me/ Aminul Islam

    Congratulations Andy!

  • http://haddad-charbel90.com Charbel

    Congratulations

  • http://alian.info alian

    wow, congrats!

  • http://www.wpfolks.com Hriday

    Love your themes. Congratulations and all the best. Inspired :)

  • http://www.cirodg.com Ciro

    xD hahaha nice photos! congrats!!!

  • http://www.reljatrajkovic.com Relja

    This calls for a celebration:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GwjfUFyY6M

    Great job!

  • Ramon

    Andy work alone? Without a team? =O

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      I have a couple guys that do the majority of the Runway framework development for me and some help with support. The themes are mostly all me. Vellum was a collaboration between me and Bebel. They did the design and we worked together on building the WordPress theme.

  • http://www.liekneksveikai.lt Dieta

    Congratulations!!!

  • http://www.geekomad.com Samer

    I like the pictures from Monday to Sunday.

    BTW congrats Andy!

  • MATI8888_M1

    Congratulations Andy! :)
    Best the pictures from Monday to Sunday. :)

  • http://www.amberegg.com Dinesh

    Osum! great job bro… btw you have a nice office out there, nice chair. I’ve the same monitors :) good luck.

  • Jami Gibbs

    Big time congrats, Andy! Your work is just awesome. I look forward to running into you at a meetup somewhere, sometime!

  • http://blurayauthority.com Matt

    I purchased Mingle from Parallelus a couple of years ago. I loved it and used it as my site’s design for over a year. Simple, clean and easy to use. Congrats on your $1million!

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thanks Matt. We couldn’t have gotten this far without awesome customers!

  • http://www.hogash.com Marius Hogas

    Congrats Andy, well deserved man!!

    Also got the same chair :D

  • http://wpkreativ.com Ghos

    !!! $1.000.000 Milestones Life Achievement Unlock. :D

    Congratulation! Just Awesome..

  • http://artzone13.wordpress.com/ artzone

    Hi,
    Great achievement,Congratulations
    Goodluck

  • http://PhilLarson.net Phil Larson

    Congrats Andy! It was great meeting you in Nashville. Great job on the Power Elite. That’s crazy huge. Way to go. :)

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Thanks Phil, great meeting you too. I’ve been following your success with Envato the last couple years as well! You are doing an awesome job, keep it up!

  • http://www.aureliendebord.com Aurélien Debord

    Congratulations Andy! Whant an achievement!

  • Alexander

    Сongratulations! stunning result.
    Keep the same course)

  • http://www.responsivemiracle.com Responsive Miracle

    Amazing that one man can earn such money and success! Congratulations

  • https://www.symufa.com Faraz Ahmad

    Congratulation Andy! You are a great example of Entrepreneur Business!

  • http://www.photodune.net/user/ashwave Ashton Wave

    Congradulations man! So cool! Keep it up! ;)

  • Jason Victor

    Congratulations Andy! You deserve it.

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/felicidads felicidads

    Hey Gr8 Congratulations

  • http://vacomputerguy.com David Corley

    Congratulations Andy! You are a great example that hard work truly pays off-

  • http://codecanyon.net/user/ArashFarivar Arash

    Nice :) Congratulations!
    I like these weekday pictures at the end :D

  • Kendall Walker

    Congrats! Nice to see a small shop like me be so successful. Home offices rock! :-)

  • Mohammed Sujan

    Congratulations for this great achievement!

  • http://audiojungle.net/user/Gumbatov Gumbatov

    Congrats, Andy! Happy for you! J

  • http://creativeON.com creativeON

    All in one man! congratulations!

  • Yuryromanzp

    Well done and just krasava!!!

  • http://themeforest.net/user/themetroguy chaitanya

    Congrats Andy Wilkerson, you proved how hard work pays.

    All the best! You are a great inspiration.

  • http://www.kim-prowse.artistwebsites.com kim prowse

    I really needed to read about a real-time-life success story this morning. I love the way your hours were photographed in your work area. Congratulations and well done with your milestones..

  • Md Rubel

    Congrats!!!

  • aminn

    Great Job! Congratulations

  • http://www.edsonjm.com Edson Montanhini

    Congratulation Andy Wilkerson, you deserve much more.

  • http://www.missconversion.es/ Kubety

    Congratulations Andy!

  • http://www.luismunoz.mx luis muñoz

    congratulations!!!

  • Vince

    Congratulations ! Good job ! :)

  • http://themeforest.net/user/pezflash pez

    Great author, great works. Absolutely well deserved. Inspiring!

  • dehayst

    Congrats! Awesome photos too.

  • maksim_baranik

    Congratulations Andy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great works!!!!!

  • http://www.graphixpixel.net PeepersJam

    Congrats for the the wonderfull themes and I love that week photos, especially Saturday :D !

  • Twaa9l

    Congratulations Andy

  • http://kapova.com Kapova

    Hurrrrrrayyyy!!!!!! super.

  • Hadis

    Congratulations Andy! That’s great!

  • http://www.gfxana.com Ehab

    Congratulation & Great Work for you, I hope to become special same like you :P .

    * Great Author.
    * Great Work.
    * Great Day For you. :)
    * Best Luck for you always.

    Best Wishes & Regards To you :)

  • http://Borhanich.com AKM Borhanich

    Wow!!! Great News, Congratulation man.

  • http://www.focoblogger.com/ Pedro Fumero

    Congratulations for 1 million of dollars dude :) good work!

  • http://www.headfunder.com HeadFunder

    Congrats!

  • http://www.tca-media.com TCA Media

    Congratulations!!!

  • http://www.sharanyan.com Sharanyan Sharma

    Congrats Andy! Very inspiring story and great example for for Envato Market place sellers :) Way to go !

  • http://themeforest.net/user/Decneo Decneo

    Congratulation !!!!!

  • Jim Pritchett

    Can’t say that I understand just what it is that you are doing, but I do know that a million bucks is nothing to be sneezed at, so congratulations and hopes that you do a repeat real soon.

    • http://para.llel.us Andy

      Excellent comment from one of the most technical people I know. Thanks Jimmy.

  • http://tipupdate.com Usman

    Very Inspiring. Congratulations Andy. I love the last picture. And the big supply of energy drinks at your workplace symbolize the power behind Parallelus wordpress themes.

  • http://www.artbees.net artbees

    Very cool interview :) way to go Andy!

  • http://urbanmaker.us Ryan

    Well done, Andy!
    :o)

  • http://www.aquablue-sharm.com/en/ Shaghelhom

    Congrats !! Great to know that, it’s very interesting story
    You give me hope to work hard :)

  • Mr-Graphics

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • http://wordpressdeveloper.me Adnan

    Cute daughter, Congrats.

  • David Pritchett

    Great excitement in the Wilkerson household. Proud, proud, proud. Glad you are getting this recognition for all the hard work!

    Way to go. Good deal for you, Jess and the girls!

  • http://www.sujonmaji.com sujonmaji

    Congrats! What an awesome milestone!

  • http://www.bdthemes.com Selim Rana

    Many many congrats ;)

  • http://phpbb3responsive.com KomiDesign

    Congrats.Man i want a chair like yours :) .Is it from envato ? :)

    • Andy

      Thanks, it’s a Herman Miller “Embody” chair with an Envato sticker I put on there. :)

  • http://ohmlabmusic.com OhmLab

    Congrats, Andy! Well deserved, for sure!

    And a great interview. :)

  • http://www.graphicmoz.com GraphicMOZ

    Wow … congrats to Andy. You deserve it !

  • Lucas Blankenship

    Great interview and congrats on the success !

  • http://para.llel.us Andy

    Well it took me a week to recover but I wanted to thank everyone for all of their kind words and congratulations. I really am amazed by this all and so very happy to be a part of this great community.

    Thank you all,
    Andy

  • http://themeyourweb.com ThemeYourWeb

    Congrats! It is a fun interview.

  • http://pixelhint.com pixel hint

    Congratulations andy, great success.

  • http://www.cimarroncreativo.com moises cabrera

    Wow, keep motivated bro. Congrats..

  • Yaros Mjelsky

    Congratulations Andy!!!