How Much Can I Make Selling SVG Files?
SVG files are high in demand. Simply put. There's lots of proof out there to keep me pursuing this area, and why it's an area that isn't going away anytime soon. In this video, I share with you a few SVG success stories I have heard, a few stories from my students, as well as figures from my own SVG shop on Etsy! I also show you some tools to help you find out how much others are making in this highly profitable area! This one is a good one!Read more
Four Common SVG Designs to Make Completely From Scratch
Make an SVG from scratch? What exactly does that mean? Unlike Cricut and Silhouette built in softwares, we literally can make ANYTHING in Illustrator. Everyone of those designs you purchase on Silhouette store, more than likely was created in Illustrator. In this video, I show just 'made from scratch means' in the world of SVG design. Watch this one to see how four common SVG's are made in this leading vector design software.Read more
Why Aren't My SVG's Working?! How to Make SVG Files to Sell on Etsy...The Right Way
The most common complaint I hear from followers and from SVG buyers on Etsy is, "Why aren't my SVG files working in Cricut DS or Silhouette Studio??" Today I go over why this is and how important it is to know how cut files work so that your customers walk away happy! I also go over the Designer's Course to SVG Files and why many are finding this great SVG design community to be essential to their success.
Inkscape vs Illustrator When Creating SVG Cut Files
This video is long past due! Last time we went over all the different programs used to create SVG files where I used your how to trace an image and convert it into an SVG files. Well, today we dive in deeper and go over the differences between these two popular SVG design programs. The premium Adobe Illustrator, and a free program called Inkscape. I know this one will help if you are on the fence about which program to use!Read more
What Programs Can Create SVG Files?
If you've had some experience using SVG files in Cricut or Silhouette, you may be wondering how on earth do people make SVG files?! I mean, why not create your own right?? Today I go over all the top, programs used to make SVG cut files so you can start creating your own in no time! Go give this one a watch!Read more
SVG Cut Files vs SVG Web Files. What's the difference??
If you have used or are somewhat familiar with SVG's, you have probably noticed there's also web based SVG's. Well what's the difference between the two?? I have wondered this for quite some time and and today we dive into just this. Come and listen in!Read more
What are SVG Files And Where to Find Them?
Today let's cover the basics. What are SVG files? Where does one find SVG files? And, where are some top places to find free SVG files? I cover all this and more in this video. Check it out!Read more
The Quick Way to Passive Income: Selling Cut Files for Cricut or Silhouette
Passive Income. When I first heard these words, I didn't exactly know what they meant. At the time, I was hearing several scammy people trying to sell their online product...Read more
10 Things to Create in Adobe Illustrator That Can Be Sold
I find during my live classes that many crafters and artists do not know what all can be created in Adobe Illustrator that can be sold digitally, especially if they’re...Read more
Where to Find Design Inspiration When You're Creative Juices Are Running on 'E'
Earlier this week I posted on my Instagram how a couple years ago I went through a serious "design burnout" phase. I couldn't look at another SVG design, I didn't want to look...Read more
How to list a digital item on Etsy
Many times for my students, Etsy is a scary monster. It’s intimidating. Its a venture into the unknown. It’s scary to hit that last “Open a shop button” and even...Read more
How to Tell if it’s Time to Hire a Virtual Assistant?
The Secrets to Hiring, Managing, and Streamlining Workflow Hiring a virtual assistant can be a daunting task. Especially if this is your first time hiring someone else to take care...Read more
A "Month" in the Life of an SVG Designer
The goals, the hours, the workload. I didn’t want to write this blog post. Probably not the best way to start 😆 but it’s true. I’ve never been one to...Read more
Designing With Intention vs Designing What You Want
Sometimes coming up with design after design is hard. Designing day in and day out, especially if you do this full-time, gets monotonous. So it's no wonder we often gravitate...Read more
The Top Tools Used by SVG Designers
It’s hard to know when first starting out designing cut files which tools, softwares and equipment is really needed. I have found this list below to be the top tools,...Read more
Why I use AI Instead of Cricut DS or Silhouette Studio
A question I am often asked is, “Do I really need Adobe Illustrator to design cut files?”. The answer varies for everyone but in short, if you want to sell...Read more
5 Reasons Why Designing Cut Files is Perfect for Artists and Crafters - Even if you're new to design.
Chances are, if you consider yourself a crafter, an artist or an overall creative person, then you have used an SVG file for a project. Here's why many have artists have decided to design and sell cut files.