March was my biggest month ever on Creative Market, and so it's also been our biggest month of giving! We also had World Water Day on March 22, where we gave 40% of that day's earnings to Charity:Water, and that helped increase our giving even more!
The last couple weeks have been spent lovingly creating this new font for you guys – Ontario! It is super cool because there are four separate font files that create this awesome layered look.
But here's the best part – you retain full color control of each layer! And the offset outline automatically offsets for you, which I think is pretty neat and helpful.
I'm so excited to share February's giving totals with you! For those of you who are new to the blog, we give 20% of our earnings to charity:water every month. It's our way of stepping out and using the gifts available to us to design a better world!
When I started my shop on Creative Market in July 2016, I expected it to be a small source of passive income to help pay a couple bills ($200-300/month max). Since then, it's become our primary source of income – seriously a dream come true.
For those wanting to start a shop on Creative Market or improve the one they have, here are a few concepts + everything I’ve done so far (I hope it works for you, too!):
Hello, my friends!
I realize we're a couple days late from #givingtuesday, but the results are officially in and you guys are officially awesome!
Together, we were able to raise (drum roll, please...)
YOU GUYS. This is AMAZING. I'm so unbelievably excited we were able to raise that much support for such a great organization. So thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for using this month as an opportunity to make your purchases count!
And now, an announcement!
Because of the amazing success we saw with raising money to give away this month, I've decided that this shouldn't be a once-a-year thing. So! I've decided to give 20% of my earnings from my store on Creative Market to charity:water every month! There may be a few months here and there where we switch up the charities, but charity:water is an organization that has truly moved me at a core level. Access to clean water starts a positive chain reaction larger than I ever realized. Please, if you have a few minutes, watch the short film below to learn more about the impact they're making around the world!
I'll write a blog on the 1st of each month disclosing the total amount you empowered us to give, and I'm so excited to see that number grow!
Thank you guys so much for all your support through this month. Now, let's keep it going!!
- jen wagner
This morning, I woke up to see that someone new to fonts on Creative Market had started using the same formatting and city-title concept that I've been using for months. I literally did a double-take when I saw it, thinking "I didn't make this, right?" Bummer. Here are 3 things I'm doing to handle the situation.