I’ve been trying out this new app called Whale. Basically, people can ask you questions and you answer in 60 seconds or less via video.
I answered a few questions and discovered a lot of people really wanted to know what products sell best on Creative Market. So I thought I’d make a short episode sharing my thoughts on the subject. If you’re looking for a long list of specific types of products that will sell, this episode isn’t for you. But if you’re looking for evergreen strategies for making almost any good product make consistent sales I think you’ll find value in this short episode.
Jeremy Vessey is the founder of the mega-popular Creative Market font foundry Hustle Supply Co. In this interview, Jeremy and I talk about how he would build a new creative business from scratch, Jeremy’s daily creative/work rituals, the pros and cons of discounting your products and more.
Episode # 011 | How Hustle Supply Co. Built a Six-Figure Type Foundry (By Inventing His Dream Products)
Jeremy Vessey is the founder of Hustle Supply Co., one of the top type foundries on Creative Market. In this episode, Jeremy and I talk about building a business from scratch, how solving your own problems can make you money, and why design school isn’t for everyone.
Nearly every day I discover some sort of lesson about business. Typically I write these lessons in a super long Note file on my iPhone, in Evernote, or if I want to take action immediately I’ll write it in big letters on a piece of paper and leave it on my keyboard.
For this episode, I decided to condense all the little lessons I learned about building a passive income into 11 big lessons I learned in 2016. Click to the episode page to see the lessons.
I’m really excited about today’s show. Why? Because I love success stories, especially ones that happen on Creative Market. Creative Market quite literally changed my life and I love hearing about other people that have had a similar experience.
Lisa Glanz had a successful career as a graphic designer. But she knew she wanted to do something different. Then one day when browsing through a stock images site it occurred to her:
“If these people can do it why can’t I?”
This eventually resulted in Lisa building one of the most popular stores on Creative Market. And although we didn’t get into the exact numbers I think it’s safe to say that the amount she makes from her shop is more than she’s ever made in her life and transformed both her financial situation and her creative situation.
Episode # 008 | Aaron Epstein Shares the Story of Creative Market and How to Build a Successful Shop
Today’s interview is with Aaron Epstein, CEO and co-founder of Creative Market.
This interview is special to me because Creative Market quite literally changed my life. I started selling digital products on Creative Market almost 4 years ago. Today I make a full-time income creating products I love and having a blast. And this is in no small part thanks to Creative Market and the incredible team behind the company.
Learn how David O’Hara of 50 States Apparel created a t-shirt business that stands out from the competition through strategic partnerships.
Getting your first sales is crucial to building a passive income. Why? Because making even a handful of sales is proof that you can make money. In fact, research has shown that making $50 in sales on a site like Creative Market is one of the biggest indicators that you’ll continue to create and make money. In this episode, I’ll share 13 proven ways to make your first crucial sales.
Rocky Roark is my favorite kind of designer. He does fantastic design work. But the dude also has some serious marketing chops. Even more importantly he’s a master of making an idea a reality FAST! Creating ideas fast and marketing them is a proven recipe for making money. In this interview, Rocky spills his best secrets for marketing and creating great products.
Jeff Finley is truly a pioneer of selling design products online. In 2006, Jeff co-founded the Go Media Arsenal, one of the first online design marketplaces ever. Learn how Jeff helped make the Arsenal a massive success from day one. Plus, Jeff will share what made him eventually walk away from the business and take a cross-country road trip that changed his life.