How to sell digital products

As hosts of the Honest Designers Show, we’re often asked how we successfully make a living from selling digital products. The challenges and questions we hear from listeners vary slightly but ultimately it all boils down to one burning question, “How to sell digital products and make a living doing it!”.

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Knowledge bombs from Aaron Draplin

We’re extremely excited to have recently hosted a very special guest on the Honest Designers Show, Mr. Aaron Draplin!

Aaron is arguably one of the most respected designers in the industry, and a bit of a personal hero for all four of us who host the show. I haven’t had the privilige of seeing him live at one of his many talks, but he is undeniably a super engaging character and well liked in the industry.

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How to create your own baby portraits in seconds!

A step-by-step tutorial on how to create your own adorable little tot using my Baby Portrait Creator. With just a few clicks, you can build your own whimsical character to suit your next baby project. Designing birth announcements, birthday invites, birth stats, nursery art and more couldn’t be easier! A lovely gift for a mom […] View full article >

Licence questions for the Personalised Portrait Creator

Recently my Personalised Portrait Creator has received a lot of interest in the photographic community. I’m so thrilled and excited about the enthusiasm and hope this ever-expanding kit will be beneficial to a photographic business.

I do however realise that licensing may be new to many photographers who seldom use licenced graphic art in their business.

So I thought I’d put together a quick post to clarify the most common areas of confusion and hopefully answer some of the frequently asked questions.

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Nurturing a budding artist

What’s your earliest creative memory?

I remember sitting on the floor at our lounge coffee table drawing a giraffe. It couldn’t have been very good, I was only four at the time.

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Passive income: my advice on selling art as digital products

Selling artwork to earn passive income in the form of digital products or resources is a growing attraction for many designers and artists.

It’s not a new concept though. Royalty free image libraries for example, have been going for decades. But things have changed since then. Dramatically. Now artists have more control over their work and how they sell it.

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