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How well does Go!Animate do?

SuperMario1234 GoPlus 2013-07-11 16:43:35

I mean, is Go!Animate well in business? Do they make a lot of money? I wanna make sure they are doing good because I don't want them to end up like Xtranormal and decide to shut down or anything. I would be ASHAMED if something bad were to happen to this wonderful site! So please, tell me, how well does Go!Animate do in the business?

Swiss roll lol pie GoPlus 2013-07-11 17:27:42

urg..... i think there doing good..

мαnnу яєℓσα∂є∂ 2013-07-11 17:47:34

That isn't any of our business.

footsocktoe GoPlus 2013-07-11 22:58:45

Did Xtranormal shut down? In that case, GoAnimate is doing even better than before since that was a competitor!

вєαυтιƒυℓ ѕιηηєя 2013-07-12 00:40:05

footsocktoe is right.

WhataWreck GoPlus 2013-07-12 04:07:19

It is a fair question. There is nothing wrong with knowing how a company is doing when you are investing your time and money into it. I don't know if GoAnimate is Incorporated, but company income is public information if you can find it.

SuperMario1234 GoPlus 2013-07-12 14:25:50

@footsocktoe- Xtranomral didn't shut down. Yet. It says on their site that they're shutting down on July 31st, 2013. It stinks. :(

Swiss roll lol pie GoPlus 2013-07-13 03:30:03

Urg... I hope thst doesn't happen to GOA....

footsocktoe GoPlus 2013-07-13 09:18:26

@SuperMario1234... There are only two reasons that anyone starts up a web site. Either they want to provide a free service or they hope to eventually make money from it. I doubt if the goal of the Xtranormal people was to provide a free service. So they have decided that they will never be able to make any money from it and they are moving on to other projects that have a better chance of success.

Could that happen to GoAnimate? Sure, but not if we all encourage people to join and, even more important, encourage them to become Go Plus. The more paying GoAnimators there are then the more likely it is the site can last.

etourist Business 2013-07-13 09:53:34

Xtranormal isn't shutting down permanently. Reading their blog they've finally realized their current business model isn't sustainable and are shutting things down so they can re-evaluate how to move forward.

That aside, GoAnimate making all their action packs free is possibly a good sign that the company is doing well. GoAnimate's inroads into schools and business has also given it an edge over competitors too.

Bottom line though is, it's just the best studio for drag'n'drop animation out there. Nothing else can adapt to so many different creative minds quite as well as GoAnimate.

Hot Chocolate Time 2013-07-13 10:10:32

If their business was running low, then this site wouldn't exist in like 2 months from now. Wait 2 months or one later, and see if it's still here.

flatulatingmarmoset 2013-07-13 10:25:18

All of the grounded users will keep this place in business, until the kids outgrow their grounded cartoons.

Rockhopper™ 2013-07-13 14:33:53

The reason why Xtranormal has temporarily shut down is because they're....extra normal. They don't bring the cutting edge stuff like Go!Animate has.

Newberry Productions GoPlus 2013-07-13 14:52:03

I think the Site Admins could help explain there financial state a little.

Swiss roll lol pie GoPlus 2013-07-13 15:38:37

i'm sure there doing fine :)

Baby Chup Chup 2013-07-13 19:42:05

I don't know, ask the actual site managers.

juniorfreddy™ 2013-07-13 23:56:21

Maybe ask Dan the handsome

slinky E123 2013-07-14 00:31:53

well its a great site but I am not sure

Entertainment Central 2013-07-14 02:00:18

It would do heaps better if it were like YT with third-party ads!!!

African Vulture 2013-07-14 23:21:03

@Manny - Making videos, fun and entertainment is our business. :)

Blue Mario 2013-07-24 15:53:37

Xtranormal and GoAnimate were launched the same year...

SuperMario1234 GoPlus 2013-07-27 12:22:34

No, Go!Animate was launched in 2007, just about a year before Xtranormal...I think. I know Xtranormal came before Go!Animate, though, at least that's what I hear. :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

MortonProductions GoPlus 2013-07-29 00:26:21

I don't know about SuperMario1234, but, according to productivity and functionality, Go!Animate is by far better than the Xtranormal services. The only con is that Go!Animate is in 2d and Xtranormal is in 3D, if that is in fact a con. But, I suspect that soon, Go!Animate will add a 3D feature.

unsunghero 2013-08-02 05:46:03

From what I heard, GOA have over 6 million users, if you take away 50% basic users, they still have over 3 million users paying them from the minium 6 bucks to the maxium around 50 bucks a month, you do the math.