Is it possible to make a living as a pattern designer? I think yes, but until you’ve build up your business and list of clients it can be a struggle to make ends meet. And actually, as a freelancer having a strategy of multiple sources of income is a smart way to go about it. Here’s my list of 12 alternative ways to add revenue to your creative business.
Seeing your patterns and prints on real products and then be able to sell them without putting any extra effort into it is great. That’s what print on demand services as Spoonflower and Society6 can do for you. But where to start? What’s good? Here’s a list I’ve put together with 10 popular PODs often used by pattern designers.
It’s not something new, but everybody is talking about it as the road to paradise and earning big money while you sleep. So what is affiliate marketing? Here’s a really quick explanation on what it is and how it works.
There are many alternative ways to create extra revenue when working on becoming a pattern designer. One that I can highly recommend is teaching what you know and besides the extra income you also get to help other creatives starting out.
Planning is dreaming with a purpose
Here's a series of articles on how to make a strategy for your one-woman business using big corporate strategy so you can make that big goal of yours happen!