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Passive Income for Designers

18 EpisodesProduced by Dustin LeeWebsite

Learn how to create a passive income for your design business so you can reclaim your creative and financial freedom. Passive Income for Designers will teach you how to uncover profitable passive income business ideas, create irresistible products and reach your ideal audience that can't wait to buy… read more

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February 22nd, 2024


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What I Would Do If I Was Starting from Scratch

July 14th, 2020


A while back, I asked the Passive Income for Designers Facebook group “what is your biggest passive income question?” — and the winner by far was the …

How Jason Carne Made Over 100K from His Love of Vintage Lettering

July 1st, 2018


Jason Carne was about to give up his design career to do construction. A string of bad freelance work and the monthly struggle to get by had sucked all the fun out of design. That was when Jason, on a whim, made a …

Episode 15 | Your Questions Answered About Creative Market Pro (Featuring Aaron Epstein of Creative Market)

March 8th, 2018


Creative Market Pro was released last week. The release generated a lot of excitement and for many shop owners a lot of questions. In this exclusive interview, Creative Market CEO Aaron Epstein answers all your …

Episode 014 | Interview with Dina Rodriguez

January 22nd, 2018


In this in-depth interview, Dina Rodriguez of LetterShoppe shares her best secrets for creating a full-time passive income, building a loyal …

What Creative Market Products Sell Best?

March 17th, 2017


A lot of people follow trends on sites like Creative Market to make sales. But did you know that almost any well-made product can sell well if you …

Episode # 012 | How Jeremy Vessey of Hustle Supply Co. Would Build a New Business from Scratch

February 23rd, 2017


This week we’re continuing our two-part interview with Jeremy Vessey of Hustle Supply Co.

If you missed last weeks episode I highly recommend going back and listening to that episode first. It will add some context to …

How Hustle Supply Co. founder Jeremy Vessey built a six-figure type foundry

February 14th, 2017


A lot of designers and creatives assume you need to be a business genius to make a passive income.

But the truth is that you just need to practice making a simple shift in your mindset.

If you want to make an income …

What I Learned About Passive Income in 2016

January 5th, 2017


I love running my own business and creating digital products. There's always something new to learn. 

In this episode, I'll share with you the top 11 lessons I learned about creating a passive income in 2016 including …

How Lisa Glanz Built a Full-Time Income Selling Products on Creative Market

December 16th, 2016


I’m really excited about today's show.

Why? Because I love success stories, especially ones that happen on Creative Market.

Creative Market quite literally changed my life and I love hearing about other people that have …

Aaron Epstein shares the secrets of successful Creative Market shops

September 22nd, 2016


I’m really excited about today's guest. He’s the CEO of one of the top design goods sites in the world (and in my opinion easily the best.

His name is Aaron Epstein and he’s the CEO of CreativeMarket.

I’m excited to …

How David O'Hara Built a Best-Selling T-Shirt Company Using Extreme Collaboration

May 25th, 2016


I met David O'Hara in 2015 while attending Creative South. waiting for a table at Mario's Restaurant and Pub in Columbus, Georgia.

I was waiting with …

13 Ways to Make Your First Sale

May 2nd, 2016


When you're first starting your passive income business it can be a challenge to make your first sale. In this episode, I'll share 13 proven (and specific) ways you can get those first sales. Choose 2-3 of these methods …

How Rocky Roark launched a passive income business over the weekend

April 4th, 2016


Learn how designer/marketer Rocky Roark launched a passive income business over the weekend. Plus, discover his secrets to raising over $7000 on Kickstarter to create Slap! Stickers, a subscription sticker site.

This …

How Jeff Finley Helped Pioneer Selling Digital Design Products Online

March 21st, 2016


Jeff Finley is the co-founders of Go Media Arsenal, one of the first online marketplaces for designers. He's also the co-founder of Weapons of Mass Creation, a beloved design conference in Cleveland, Ohio.

In …

Episode 003 | Making Your First Dollar Online

March 13th, 2016


I've literally seen hundreds (probably thousands) of designers and would-be entrepreneurs try to start businesses. 

Want to know what the #1 thing …

How Brad Woodard Used Dribbble to Build His First Passive Income Business

March 1st, 2016


Today's guest is Brad Woodard, who built a full-time passive income businesses by leveraging his Dribbble following. Learn how he did it and used his …

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