The Power of Personal Projects

Everyone has moments when they feel like they need a change in their life. Maybe you've been at your job for too long and feel stuck, or perhaps you're just…

How To Build Healthy Work From Home Habits

New year, same pandemic amirite? We are officially venturing into year three of this not-so "new normal" – which got me wondering how many of us actually set ourselves up…

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…

9 Tips to Start Your Own Business

You’ve come up with a brilliant new business idea — now what? Starting a company is an exciting adventure with many moving parts, but if it’s your first time launching…

5 Things Business Owners Need to Start an Online Business

Today’s technology makes maintaining and expanding your brand’s digital presence easy, and many business owners are discovering just how accessible it is to run a business online. If you’re considering…

A Bright New Future for CreativeLive

Fiverr Expands Online Education Offering With Acquisition of CreativeLive When I was 22 years old, I found myself at a crossroads. I had two choices, follow the “safe” path laid…

How To Build Multiple Revenue Streams For Your Business

Most businesses nowadays have a website, but many business owners fail to utilize their website to generate *additional* revenue. Regardless of your industry, there are many ways to build multiple…

Introducing Back to Biz

CreativeLive is a community full of makers, shakers, and risk-takers forging their own path. They are the creators, innovators and entrepreneurs, who build local economies, develop businesses and bring new…

The Cheaters Guide to Photographing Fireworks

Image by Derek Key on Flickr Regardless of where in the United States you might be, when the fireworks explode over the skies, you can bet that around you, there…

7 Ways To Improve Creative Collaboration

We used to dream about what it would be like to work from home all the time. However, we learned it wasn’t what we all thought. A year after working…

Remote Working: Setting Yourself Up For Success At Home

Today, more people than ever are remote working for the first time in their lives. And with the work-from-home lifestyle comes new routines, new challenges, and new opportunities to go…

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…

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…

8 Sports Team Photography Tips For Getting A Winning Shot

The more people in a photograph, the more complicated the shot — which means that sports team photography is, well, a challenge for the rookies. Managing multiple players, getting multiple…

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…

25 Creative Jobs & Career Paths for Creative People

Creativity is far from just a skill; it’s an essential part of an identity. Why settle for a career that doesn’t allow creative individuals to shine? Creative people deserve equally…

Acquisition of Wildist.co Expands CreativeLive’s Portfolio

Today, we are excited to announce our new partnership with Wildist.co. CreativeLive exists to be the ultimate learning resource for creators, entrepreneurs, and freelancers. Wildist is a leading provider of…

3 Ways to Capture Creative Inspiration on the Go

When do your best ideas come through? When is your creative inspiration strongest? If you’re like most, it’s not when you're sitting behind a desk in a cubicle. It’s when…

5 Ways to Build Habits and Crush your Summertime Goals

Summertime is upon us. Long days, warm weather, and relaxation are the expectation. But what if we took a different approach to the way we conceptualize summer? Summer represents an…

7 Ways to Improve Your Outdoor Photography

World renowned adventure photographers Ian Shive, Chris Burkard and John Greengo share advice and ideas to improve your outdoor photography.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB1-qLm22Bs 1: Be Prepared: Practice Close to Home As an…

DAY ONE: Overcoming a Fear of Speedlights

Alex Smith has been using a camera since she was 7 years old to document her life and the lives of her loved ones. She says, "as a photographer, there's…

6 Creative Ways to De-Stress

Most of us know that walking, meditating and deep breathing are great ways to de-stress, but sometimes we need other options. When the traditional options aren't available what do you…

Simple Health Foods For Your Outdoor Adventure

The weather is warming up and it's time to start planning your next outdoor adventure. After two years of spending too much time indoors, getting outside is not only nice…