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It’s so impressive how AI has become such a big part of our lives lately, especially with the rise of so many AI tools over the past few years.

Take Shopify’s new Magic AI image editor, for instance.

This one can make any product photo look professional easily – all without the need to hire costly professional photographers and renting out big studios.

Now, I totally get if you’re a bit hesitant about using AI, especially since it’s not 100% infallible.

So, the big question is: …

Disclaimer: this blog post features quotes from an interview one of Creative Hive’s coaches, Alonda, did with Kat Wilmore, with certain parts edited for grammar. Head over to my YouTube video if you want to watch the entire interview.

If you’re an artist who sells your own art or paintings and you’re wondering how to make more sales online, then read this post below.

Let me introduce you to the incredible Kat Wilmore from PlantBasedPaintings.com. She has turned her passion for art into a handmade business …


Your small handmade business is now growing, with customers coming from all over the United States.

Now, what’s next on your business checklist?

Maybe it’s time to go international!

If you think, as an artist and creative person, you can’t make money with your art, I’m here to tell you that you absolutely can.

This has been one of the biggest struggles for artists wanting to pursue their passions full-time, but it is entirely possible.

In this blog post, I’m going to share with you the eight ways I make a full-time income with my art, allowing me to have money leftover I could use to invest in my other passions and build my savings.

Since …

You’re an artist. It’s all you’ve ever dreamed of being, and it’s how you feel so alive.

Now, you’re looking for ways to make money from making art.

Let me tell you a little secret about being an artist in 2024: you don’t have to be a starving artist.

Stop romanticizing the notion that artists like us need a day job because our creative pursuits won’t pay the bills.

As someone who has been selling my own art as jewelry online since 2006 and coaching others how …

Business owners gatekeep a lot of secrets. That’s a fact that a lot of us don’t realize.

And, sometimes, some of these secrets are quite unsavory.

In this blog post, I’m going to call out and reveal the truth behind five dirty secrets, the skeletons in the closet that business owners won’t tell you and want to keep hidden.


Because they need to maintain a certain narrative to keep people constantly buying from them… but once you find out, you might have second thoughts.

It’s time …

Free shipping. It sounds like a magic word that effortlessly attracts customers and boosts sales.

But, for makers and artists selling online, the reality can be a bit more complex.

The question looms: should you offer free shipping in your online store?

Is it truly the golden ticket to success, or does it come burdened with more frustrations and headaches?

While everyone does love the idea of free shipping, you still need to consider whether it is the right strategy for your handmade business or not.

Before …

Unlock a Profitable Handmade Business in Just 12 Weeks Without using Etsy or Social Media

Don’t chase success the hard way. Follow the same simple step-by-step system that I used to build multiple 6- and 7-figure online handmade businesses. Even if you hate selling, don’t have a large following, and aren’t techy.

How to get influencers, bloggers and celebrities to make your product go viral  

How to create demand for your brand and products and turn customers into raving fans

How to automate your store, reach more customers and make sales while you sleep




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