Using Your Creativity
Making money using your own creativity ~
Today's economy isn't recovering nearly as quickly as most people would like, so to earn some extra cash, many people (myself included) are turning to their own creativity. In this lens, I'll introduce you to some very creative people, some resources for expanding your own creativity, and some places to put your creativity to work earning you some extra cash.
Self promotion is a key ingredient to successfully making extra cash with your creativity. Of course, the internet is a great tool for self promotion. Create a "fan page" for your creative self, featuring all that you can do. Create a Squidoo lens about yourself and your creative endeavour. Network with other. Set your imagination free.
Featured Creativity! - Ian Pumpkin Carver
"I carve foam pumpkins, normally the size's are 13" height and 10" width. The colors are Orange, white and black. They can be sprayed painted a different color if needed. The Eggs are foam as well, They are 10" height and 8" width. Same goes for the colors. As of now though the eggs are done for the season. Pumpkins are mostly all yr round for me." ~ Ian
Visit Ian's Facebook page - and tell him Lee sent you!
Ian ~ Pumpkin CarverClick thumbnail to view full-size
My Personal Creative Streak ~
I have a passion for manipulating photographs into art. I love to take pictures, and have discovered that even a bad shot can be turned into something beautiful. I use several different photo editing programs to get the desired effect. Most of my pieces re indistinguishable from the original photo.
I also enjoy creating video memories using photographs & video clips. Burned to dvd or just used digitally (such as on YouTube) - these memories are replayed over and over.
I also put my creative streak to work by using websites like Zazzle & CafePress to put my graphic creations on t-shirts and other useful gifts.
Great Resources on Amazon
YouTube is full of the creative works of thousands of people. If your video gets enough hits, YouTube will give you the chance to get paid!
People Using Their Creativity
This is an ongoing list of online shops offering all kinds of creativity.