Quoted from Spencer:
This type of attitude is why the pre-pay crap still takes place. Twice on this page alone, its been said... you don't come out and ask for money, take said money, fail to produce and then disappear.
How about a good business model...... create the product, produce valid pictures AND VIDEO and then collect the $$.
No kidding. I don't understand how people sleep at night with people's money and nothing to show for it. Announce the product when it's done and take orders. It's not exactly rocket science. These things are marked up way beyond their production costs. And I'm fine with that. It's the reward for the work. You don't get to collect it until you've put that work in though.