How to Build Passive Income as an Artist

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I’m an artist, self-taught designer, and multi-faceted creative entrepreneur who is hell-bent on teaching everyone how to find their inner creative voice.

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Passive income is the dream of many artists.

So let’s talk about how to make that dream into reality. In this quick episode, I’m sharing with you 5 things I do to build passive income.

Related Post: Pinterest Hacks that Will Make You and Your Work More Discoverable


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  • [01:15] Tip #1: Pinterest is amazing for organic search traffic and you don’t need to have a large following to leverage it.
  • [02:35] Tip #2: Email list segmentation and campaigns make for a personalized and customized experience for your audience.
  • [08:29] Tip #3:  Explore the licensing industry—passive income come in the form of advances and royalties.
  • [10:28] Tip #4:  Teaching online classes can be low-budget, enhance your expertise, and generate passive income.
  • [11:45] Tip #5: Blogs are not dead! Write blog posts and learn SEO.


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Episode 58: Pinterest Hacks that Will Make You and Your Work More Discoverable
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Episode 13: A Chat with My Licensing Agent Julie Turkel
Episode 27: The Designer/Agent Relationship and How It Works with Julie Turkel
Episode 41: Should I Have a Blog?

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