Ummmm, you thank the person who gave you terrible advice and ignored the one who gave you good advice. Maybe it was not meant that way but rememder, without you there to guide with facial expressions etc, all you have are the words you used - and equally those you didn’t use.
Your Video is charming and resolved my initial thought of: Oh here’s another template warrior. That said it might be worth using images that don’t look quite so much like every other person in the universe selling logos. When I was in the branding game, showing 300 little logos on one page was known silly, a check sheet may have many but the ones you wanted to sell, you put in a heroic frame - or one per page so they can work properly. Either way, work to look unique if you really are doing unique work. Otherwise the only option will be to take that poor advice and be $5.
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Unlimited anything is death in these places. Quality is all about limits.