Posts by: Sandra @thatistheday


5 podcasts for creative entrepreneurs

5 podcasts for creative entrepreneurs

Do you also love to listen to podcasts? Podcasts aren’t only a great pastime, they can also inspire and motivate you. You can learn something new and improve your skills. Even if you only have a couple of minutes during your lunch break to listen. I’ve created this list for you of some of my favorites. They cover topics around business, marketing, and creativity. If you’re a creative entrepreneur make sure to check them out.     1. Creative Pep Talk   My favorite podcast. […]


5 ways to customize stock photos

5 ways to customize stock photos

Stock photos can save time and are budget-friendly. But at times you can get a bit tired of seeing the same photos pop up everywhere. You want to stand out in the market and you want your photos to represent your brand. You can do this simply by getting a bit creative and customizing your stock photos. Here are 5 ways to customize stock photos and make them unique.   Crop   The easiest way to customize a photo and make it yours is by […]


How to refresh your brand design

How to refresh your brand design

Sometimes we get a bit tired of our own brand design and we feel the urge to change things up. As a creative, I often get this restless feeling but a brand design is nothing you change out like a pair of socks. Your design shouldn’t be running after every new trend out there. But businesses grow and evolve and you want to adapt to those changes with your design. It’s not always a drastic change like a rebrand that’s necessary. Small tweaks to your […]


4 reasons to invest in professional brand design

4 reasons to invest in professional brand design

Not sure if you should invest in a professional brand design? Once you decide to take your business to the next level it’s time to think about investing in your brand design. The main reasons why people hire a professional are that they either don’t have the time or the skills to create their own brand identity. But there are several more reasons why it might be a good idea to hire this out.   Unique   In contrast to premade designs, online logo creators, […]


3 tips to create better graphics for your business

3 tips to create better graphics for your business

Do you want to create better graphics for your brand? You’re not a designer but you still want your graphics to look professional? Follow some basic rules and you will instantly improve your graphics.   Create better graphics through a consistent brand style   The first thing to consider when creating graphics is your brand style. If you want to build recognition you have to develop a cohesive style. Using the same colors, fonts, and design elements consistently in all your graphics. If you haven’t […]


How to find your creative flow

How to find your creative flow

Creative flow. It’s the one thing we’re all searching for. We’re always trying to get to the point when everything seems to fall into place. The point when creating feels natural and easy. No matter what’s your creative pursuit, it’s often hard to get into a flow. The following tips will help you to change that. Get from struggling to focus to spilling over with inspiration.   What actually is creative flow   Have you ever worked on something in which you were completely immersed? […]


How to find brand inspiration on Pinterest

How to find brand inspiration on Pinterest

Collecting brand inspiration can feel overwhelming. Where to look and especially what to look for? If you’re in the process of designing your brand identity a mood board or inspiration board is the first thing to create. It helps to make your brand come alive.   You’ve probably spent some time on defining the foundation of your brand and doing your research. Now it’s time to transform this idea of yours into something visual. You can find inspiration almost everywhere online. The challenge isn’t to […]


How to break through creative block

How to break through creative block

These moments. We all have them from time to time. When you’re creative juices don’t want to flow. You’re staring at an empty canvas. You can’t seem to get past the first two words. You’re frozen in your chair. Thoughts swirling through your mind but they have nothing to do with your task. All creatives know it like an old friend. The adversary of inspiration. The one who always appears in the most inconvenient moments. We all dread it but we can’t avoid it. Creative […]