Controversial Designs....Yay or Nay?

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I know you’ve seen them, because I sure have.

A t-shirt with a political slogan, a COVID-related cut file, or maybe even a borderline vulgar saying...

Be it politics, religion, or a hot take on pop culture, including a controversial topic in your design can result in a difference of opinion with a LOT of passion behind it.

You may be wondering if it’s time for you to include some controversy in your designs because, let’s face it, some designers are making bank off of them!

There are things to consider to determine if this is the right choice for your business, because while it may lead to sales in the short term, you run the risk of being offensive or even worse, getting booted off your selling platform all together! (Remember: their house, their rules!)

Are you prepared for those consequences?

In today’s episode, we will ask these important questions to shed some light on the right course of action for you. What are your core values and are you ready to pivot your business, if necessary?

Get ready to take some notes so you can visit these questions later! This decision is an important one!

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • What qualifies as a controversial design 
  • The right questions to be asking as the business owner
  • Whether or not these styles of designs are right for you
  • How to stay in the clear and make the best decision possible for your business

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