30 Incredibly Unique Book Covers

Book cover design is an art in and of itself. Creative professionals who work in this field face the challenge of communicating a book’s message, spirit and tone in a single piece of communication design. On top of that, this one composition will be replicated via print and a seemingly endless number of digital formats.

How to Launch an Online Shop

These days, it takes next-to-no knowledge to start an online store. Thanks to the advent of platforms like WordPress and WooCommerce, it’s never been easier to open an online shop. So selling your wares digitally is no longer solely the domain of big players like Amazon and Apple. To help you get started, we’ve prepared

How to Open a Design Shop

First of all, it won’t be easy. In addition to being a good enough designer to sustain a business, you’ll need to learn as much as possible about finances, accounting, management, and marketing. I put that first because it should clear out the readers who aren’t willing to put the work into those parts. It’s

How to Grow a Loyal Following

There are two ways to build a reliable income from your Creative Market shop: 1. Pure brute force (aka the bad way): Trying to constantly be everywhere at once promoting your own products. 2. Growing a loyal following (aka the awesome way): Grow a loyal following of customers who share your work and buy your

7 Ways to Build a Landing Page

You’re up in the club. You see a perfect 10 standing alone from across the bar. #targetacquired What’s your gameplan? You could walk over there and ask the 10 to get out of there. That could work… If you’re Chris Hemsworth. OR you could try to buy the 10 a drink. Then build trust and

5 Secrets to Create Digital Products

What’s trending? A bit of market research can go a long way in this case, and there are some quick & easy ways you can not only figure out what’s currently in high demand, but also pick up a little inspiration on the way. One very handy tool and a great starting point is theTop

7 Easy Ways to Make Your Business Better

Competition is great. It means more high-quality options for customers. But it’s also a challenge for shop owners. It makes it harder to stand out from the crowd. The good news is there’s a simple way to make your shop stand out. It’s not complicated, but it does take a shift in mindset. But it

Why I’m Using a 3 Column Layout

There are a few seemingly perpetual debates in web design. 800×600 vs 1024×768. Fixed vs fluid. Content on the right or left. The choice of using a 2 column layout or a 3 column one is another of these. Advantages of a Two Column Layout Forces minimalism. There tends to be less sidebar room in

4 Reasons Why Blogging is Important

There is some debate out there as to whether blogging is still relevant in today’s social media marketing environment. Regardless if you are a small business, or a company, it is integral to your online content marketing strategy.  Here are 4 reasons you need to blog: Drive traffic to your website Increase your SEO/ SERP Position

6 Tips for a Great Blog Layout

Having a blog on your site—whether it’s a page on a business site or your site is a blog—is a great way to interact with readers and drive traffic to your site. But because so many sites do have blogs, it’s important that yours stand out. Excellent content is, obviously, important. Readers won’t keep coming

10 Essential Blog Design Elements

Most popular blogs have a number of blog design elements in common. Read on to learn about ten of the most important blog design elements your blog must have in order to have a chance at success! 1.  Readable Text Your blog design must be easy to read. That means the fonts you choose should

Design Elements That Work

log design is an art, but it’s also psychological. The goal behind effective blog design is to make your visitors take action. What sort of action? – There are a few things they can do… They can subscribe to your blog’s RSS feed. Read your content. Contact you. Buy a product. Book a consultation. Join