8 ways to make money online as a creative (that you might not have thought of)

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The current cost of living squeeze means it's the perfect time to make money online using your creative skills. The internet values creative work, with almost all websites relying heavily on creative professionals. Blogs, memes and video content as just three examples, but all internet content is actually built from creative effort.

Professional artists and designers have the skills to make money in a range of ways, but you'll need to get prepared. Launching your own website is a great way to attract potential clients (see our best website builders for help, while the best cloud storage can help you efficiently manage all your digital assets from one place).

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Ritoban Mukherjee

Ritoban is a freelance journalist from West Bengal, India. His work has been published on Tom's Guide, TechRadar, Creative Bloq, IT Pro Portal, Gizmodo, Medium, and Mental Floss. Ritoban is also a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and for Creative Bloq Ritoban has covered his areas of expertise including cloud storage, video editing software and marketing.

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