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How To Build a Graphic Design Portfolio When You’re Just Starting Out

Your portfolio will be one of the first things a potential clients sees. Make sure you WOW them! Just as companies won’t hire an employee without first reading their resume, not many high quality clients will be willing to hire a designer if they can’t see any of their previous work. But here’s a question: …

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How to Make an Inexpensive DIY Photo Backdrop

If you’re a blogger, own an online store, or just want a prettier instagram feed, you might be wondering how you can improve the quality of your photographs. The good news is, you don’t need an expensive kitchen countertop or a fancy camera to do so! One of the most important aspects of a good …

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8 Reasons Why You’re Not Making Sales on Etsy

You opened up your Etsy shop with the intention to sell your handmade items. So what happens when you’re not making the sales you had initially hoped for? You’ll have to take a close look at your shop, items and marketing techniques and figure out what’s working, and more importantly, what’s not. I’ve opened a …

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How To Improve Your Product Photography – 5 Tips

When selling items online, good photography is crucial. Since potential buyers can’t physically see or touch the product, your pictures and description are all they have to go by. Another thing I have found is that high quality photographs are without a doubt more often shared by others. If you notice on Etsy, the majority …

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How To Write Product Descriptions That Sell – 5 Tips

Having great product descriptions are a huge key to success when it comes to selling online. When a potential customer browses your shop, all they have to go by are your photos and descriptions. Below, I’ve come up with 5 tips to help you write amazing product descriptions that will hopefully make your items fly …

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Why It’s Important to Find Your Niche – With Free Printable to Help You Find It

Figure out what you love to do, and then go out and be the best at it. Would you hire a plumber to come to your house and paint your portrait? Probably not, a professional artist would most likely do a better job. Just the same, you wouldn’t hire someone known for web development to …

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