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Old 11-09-2018, 10:18 PM
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Default Sweetwater PT|Renewal 2018 Discount .. ?

Hey all,

Around this time last year I renewed my Ultimate licence with Sweetwater - they were having some discount promotion. I have a feeling it was ~20% off.

What are the chances they’ll run that same promotion over BlackFriday?
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Old 11-10-2018, 07:17 AM
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Default Re: Sweetwater PT|Renewal 2018 Discount .. ?

I’m pretty sure that was an Avid promotion or Black Friday sale.
I renewed also at that time.
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Old 11-10-2018, 11:36 AM
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Default Re: Sweetwater PT|Renewal 2018 Discount .. ?

Yeah it was like 20% and year's worth of Avid's all plugins bundle ($50 value). I think I paid $79 for a year of PT Vanilla.
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:18 PM
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Default Re: Sweetwater PT|Renewal 2018 Discount .. ?

I guess none of us can do more than speculate but my guess is that it would be a bit strange for Avid to repeat this discount each year around Black Friday for a product (yearly update plan) that only some customers purchase around this period.

I actually just bought my renewal a couple of weeks ago (now about to expire) and, whilst I could maybe buy next year’s with a new discount offer, it would mostly be those customers whose plans expire late-November that would benefit.

FYI, Avid do currently have a renewal offer with Pro Limiter and Pro Compressor plugins (perpetual) included free - I found them in my account even though I don’t think the offer had been announced yet, so that was nice of Avid :)
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Old 11-10-2018, 01:27 PM
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I could maybe buy next year’s with a new discount offer, it would mostly be those customers whose plans expire late-November that would benefit.
It benefits everyone equally. You can "move" your renewal date just by depositing a new renewal earlier on the same date every year. Only the first year would you be giving Avid funds early if you look at it as a yearly renewal.
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Old 11-10-2018, 01:56 PM
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Most probably they will

However, just an FYI, if you get on Guitar Centers mailing list, both US mail and Email. They have %15 & %20 promotions several times a year.
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It benefits everyone equally. You can "move" your renewal date just by depositing a new renewal earlier on the same date every year. Only the first year would you be giving Avid funds early if you look at it as a yearly renewal.


Wait. What? I would have thought a year is a year. Purchase a renewal now and it just adds 12 months to whenever your current plan ends. Is that not the case?
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