Shooting Your Products: Tips and Tricks for Great Product Photos + Giveaway!


When you’re promoting your craft products, it’s absolutely essential to have great, well-lit photos. Crafters use product photos on websites, Etsy stores, printed materials, signage and more. Eye-catching photos can be the difference between a customer clicking through to your site, or moving on something else. You can take great DIY product shots with just […]

5 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

CI - 5 Graphic Design Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re doing your own graphic designing for your small business, whether it’s designing your business logo or promotional graphics, then it can be hard for the small business owner to avoid common graphic design mistakes. This list of mistakes are aimed to help the small business owner pick up tips and to understand the […]

Canva Series: Social Media Template Tutorial

Creative Income Social Media

Lately I’ve been obsessing over graphic design and creating new images to promote CreativeIncome and FaveCrafts. I love art and graphic design and I love seeing the impact my designs have on blog traffic, site design, and social media engagement. I may have minored in Art in college, but here are three fun facts: I […]

Instagram for Business: Building a Community

This is Part Three of a three-part series about Instagram. Find Check out Part One and Part Two. Now that you’re posting to Instagram, you might be wondering how to interact with followers. Instagram is a social network,which is a community of people who want visual stimulation as well as conversation. Look at Instagram as […]

Instagram For Business: Basics and Beyond

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series about getting started on Instagram. Find the first part here. Now that you’ve gotten started with Instagram, you have to figure out what to post, how to attract followers, and how to drive sales/web traffic. What should you post to Instagram? You should create visually appealing […]

Instgram for Business: Getting Started

Instagram is a social network that allows users to share photos and videos and apply filters to make content more visually appealing before sharing them. Videos and photos can be shared to Instagram and a handful of other social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, simultaneously. To get started on Instagram, you need a smartphone, […]