How to Get The Most Out of Creative Market

Creative Market is one of my favorite business resources. Creative Market is a community-driven website, similar to Etsy, where shop owners sell digital goods. Creative Market is primarily targeted at creative entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

On Creative Market, you can find resources from stock photography, logo templates, fonts to social media templates.

Although, Creative Market, is often targeted at designers and creatives it can be an invaluable resource to small business owners who aren’t ready to make the leap to hiring a professional designer.

In this blog post, I’m going to discuss how you can get the most out Creative Market resources.

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1 | Download Free Goods

First and foremost, if you are not taking advantage of Creative Market’s free good’s, you have to start.

Each week Creative Market offer six free goods. These are products that they hand select, with the shop owners approval, and release them for free. These goods are only free for that week, so even if you don’t have an immediate need for them you may want to download them.

These free goods are anything from fonts, to social media templates to blog themes.

Check out this week’s free goods, below!

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2 | Utilize Templates and Design Elements

One of the best things about Creative Market, is no matter your skill level, you can find a shop owner that is meeting your needs.

Whether you are an Adobe addict or Canva connoisseur, you can find design elements specifically designed for those platforms. With that in mind, it’s a great idea to take advantage of the templates and elements that can enhance the collateral of your brand. Things like, social media templates or icons can really improve the overall brand experience without costing you an arm and a leg.

Check out one of my own design templates on Creative Market.

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3 | Read Their Blog

As a blogger, I love to check out other blogs and Creative Market’s is a great resource.

Their blog covers everything from how-to’s, to inspiration, to design trends. With these helpful tips and resources you are able to learn best how to use your products, get inspired on new projects and learn what trends are on the rise and get creative with how you can implement them for your business.

Head over to the Creative Market blog!

Do you use Creative Market for your business? If so, share how you’ve used it in the past!