Social Media Hack: How To Create Your Own Gif

This how-to comes from business strategist Jasmine Star who teaches us how to create an original giph using our phone. This is part one of our series on social media…

Why Content Marketing is Important for Photographers

It is said that Content is King, and photographers know this better than anyone else. The imagery a photographer produces is perhaps their most valuable asset, but many aren’t using…

Everyone Struggles with the F Words

So you started off 2020 right...You set your intentions. You did your goal-setting AND your personal KPIs. High fives 👋 But then March hit and let's be honest here, the…

Uncertainty Drives Creative Innovation

Finding positivity amid a pandemic isn't easy, but creative innovation may just be the silver lining we all need. It is well documented that creative innovation comes from chaos and…

5 Steps to Setting and Achieving Meaningful Goals in Life

As enthusiastic and consistent as we are in setting goals, we are often just as consistent in not following through on actually achieving those goals. I've always heard the advice that you'd…

4 Ways to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others Right Now

Teddy Roosevelt was right— comparison truly is the thief of joy. No matter which way you spin it, comparing yourself to other people is a slippery slope to misery and…

How An Accountability Buddy Can Help You Meet Goals

Just because you work for yourself doesn't mean you're alone. Having an accountability buddy (AB) is like having a partner in crime, and it's a surprisingly powerful method that can…

Searching for Soul in Portrait Photography

The most successful portraits take us well beyond the surface of how someone looks and show us the inner essence of who someone is. They reveal character, soul, and depth.…

What Type of Creator are You?

Do you consider yourself a creator? Most people think you are “a creative” or you’re not. As kids we are taught that creativity is “fun” and “nice to have”, not…

6 Prompts to Encourage Authentic Lifestyle Portraits

Image by Elena S. Blair Elena S. Blair has built a mini-empire in under a decade by capturing authentic family moments. But the Seattle-based photographer didn't build a business delivering…

5 Ways Your Social Media Efforts Are Failing

Watching that social media follower count is like fast-forwarding your favorite Netflix series just to watch the credits -- ineffective, and a complete waste of time. Most businesses get the…

How to Start Vlogging – 8 Steps to Get You Started

Google's latest YouTube user stats survey shows that, compared to 2016, there are now 75 percent more YouTube channels with over one million subscribers. Whether or not you want to…

INFOGRAPHIC: Tips for Picking & Preparing the Perfect Turkey

Across America the centerpiece of many Thanksgiving tables is a whole roasted turkey. But given that the oversized bird doesn’t make many appearances throughout the year, its presence on Turkey…

Our Favorite Creators Share: Why I Vote

On November 3, 2020 we plan to use our united power as a company of creators to exercise our right to influence the future of our country. At CreativeLive, we…