We all need to earn a living, so here’s how we make ours..

Giving all of our tutorials, providing quality content and design resources away for free isn’t the best business model, so we sometimes make money from commercial relationships with other companies to pay the bills and keep doing what we enjoy doing with Creative Handy… Providing you high quality resources for free!!

Legally I’ve got to ensure my readers know when they’re being advertised to, but it’s nice to be totally transparent so you don’t feel like you’re being tricked, deceived, hoodwinked or misled.

You will see a notice above our content whenever it contains affiliate links or sponsorship’s, but what exactly does it mean?

AFFILIATE LINKS

Affiliate Links basically let the supplier know you were referred to them by us. If you follow our link to a product or deal we promote and decide to buy it, we receive a cut of the sale. It doesn’t cost you anything extra, the price you pay is the same regardless.

SPONSORED CONTENT

Sponsored content is when a company gives us financial compensation to provide an endorsement, or promote their product. We only accept sponsorship’s from established brands in the design industry.

FAQ

Can I opt out of advertisements?

We’re afraid it’s all-or-nothing. In order to continue providing free content we have to earn some revenue by other means. You can of course unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time (an unsubscribe link is provided at the bottom of every newsletter). Our regular content is still available directly on Creative Handy.

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How often will I receive advertisements?

We reserve one broadcast per week for promotional content, but our availability isn’t always filled. However, sometimes we might be cheeky and send two promotions in one week on the odd occasion!

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How do I know if you really recommend a product or whether you’re just doing it for the money?

We’re very particular about the promotions we accept. It will always be a product or service we would (or do) use ourselves, or that we think our audience might find useful.

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What if I have a bad experience with a brand you promote?

We only take on promotions from legitimate companies from the design industry, but if on the rare occasion you haven’t received what you expected, reach out to us and we’ll try and help get the dispute resolved. We will reject any future sponsorship’s from brands that have broken our (or your) trust.

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How much do you make from advertising?

Enough to keep the site running and provide a comfortable life for me and my family. As an insight, it costs over $1000 per month just to send out my newsletters!

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Will you promote my product/company?

Please use the contact form to get in touch to discuss promotions or sponsorship’s.

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