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TurboSquid Updates: Highlights from the Grover Sprint

Feature Graph Assignment Tool The feature graph artist assignment tool is now live for all artists. Everyone should now have access to the tool from the Product Preview page for all published 3D model assets. See the official announcement , or learn more1 about how to use feature graph to improve the visibility of your published products in search results. …

New Release: Feature Graph Artist Tool

TurboSquid is proud to announce the full release of our Feature Graph artist tool, which is now available to all artists.  After many years of requests, you’ll now have the ability to set your own categories for 3D models. This small tool in the category area of your product pages interacts with our Feature Graph system of over 20,000 categories. …

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TurboSquid Updates: Highlights from the Fozzie Bear Sprint

Another sprint has come and gone. In the last sprint we spent some time fixing up some things that have been causing issues for some of our users. We fixed the problem where searches from links on the artist dashboard were failing for users whose member names contained a space. All searches from the dashboard should now be working as …

TurboSquid Updates: Highlights from the Ernie Sprint

One Page Publisher We did a massive amount of work on the One Page Publisher during the Ernie sprint. We’ve spent the majority of our time this sprint working to make it a cohesive, tangible product we can get into your hands for some initial beta testing. We hope to have something for you all to play with very soon, …

Following the Trail of Breadcrumbs: New Search Feature a Hit with Customers

A somewhat subtle change was released to the Search page design about a week ago. While searching the site, visitors now have the option to move up or down the Feature Graph “tree,” as it relates to their chosen term. For example, searching for the term “primates” allows for users to access broader results by moving up the tree to …

High Value Conversion Offering Gets a Bump in Visibility

So many of our customers take advantage of Free File Format Conversions (something we’ve offered for years), but this service hasn’t always been obvious to every customer. Format Conversion is often the difference between a sale and a return, and it’s time more people take advantage of it. During the most recent site update, we’ve made a slight change to …

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Nothing “Mutant” About our Latest Site Updates

You’ve probably noticed a new face on the forums providing Sprint Updates. Rebecca Snook, our Director of QA, is taking the reins after Jonathan’s departure. The adorable toon turtle by 3d artist Kama MT gracing this post (let’s call him Donatello), is named so in honor of our latest sprint. You’ll be seeing other “cutesy” names like that in the coming weeks …

Number of Compromised Accounts on the Rise: How to Keep Your Account Safe and Secure

Hundreds of millions of email addresses have recently been compromised in security breaches relating to Gmail, MySpace, and a variety of other sources. Many users reuse their passwords on multiple websites, and we believe your password was exposed from a different website’s security breach. As identified by the TurboSquid Security Team, a handful of accounts have been compromised. We have …

Performance Enhancing Site Updates

It takes a lot to keep an online marketplace running, especially one that showcases over half a million assets to over a million visitors each month. When dealing with such large quantities, even the slightest improvements to the experience feel like a bit of a win. Over the past few weeks, we have been making hardware and software improvements to …

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Featured Artist: Andrea Bertaccini

Andrea Bertaccini is a talented TurboSquid artist whose catalog ranges from perky (especially in our new homepage image) to practical. As an artist, Andrea employs a wide range of tools to communicate his vision in the design studio and in his personal projects. In this Featured Artist Interview, Andrea talked to us about which tools in his arsenal are his …