How to Teach Yourself Graphic Design – My Top Tips For Beginners

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Hi guys! So many of you have emailed me asking how to get started in graphic design so that you can start your own online shop or freelance business. Here are my top tips! ↓LINKS BELOW↓

▸ Adobe Creative Cloud |
▸ Skillshare (get your first 2 months free with this link!) |
▸ Squarespace |
▸ Design Your Own Portfolio Class |
▸ Start a shop on Etsy (get 40 free listings with this link!) |
▸ Start a shop on Creative Market |

▸ twitter |
▸ instagram |
▸ pinterest |

▸ my camera |
▸ online store packaging materials |
▸ etsy – open a shop + get 40 free listings |
▸ shopify – try for free for 14 days |
▸ printful – for order fulfillment + shipping |
▸ quickbooks – for simple bookkeeping |
▸ squarespace – for starting a blog or website |
▸ canva – free graphic design website |

▸ This is NOT a sponsored video.
▸ Some affiliate links are used, which means that I earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase.


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Love all your videos, they are super helpful! Thanks:) Keep working hard!!

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Junaid Abbas says:

What’s more important: Qualifications or experience?

Junaid Abbas says:

What’s more important: Qualifications or experience?

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George Chamoun says:

Hello Holly, wonder if you could help with a question? I want to design graphics for T-shirts to sell on Spreadshirt. Not sure if this is possible to do. I am an Engineer but graduate long time ago and only took drafting. Thanks.

Sia Lavery says:

And what education qualifications do I need to be a graphic designer?

spotlight vibes says:

Want to learn graphic design ask the person who sells images like me want to learn from me come to my FB page like it and message we move forward from there in meanwhile can check my sold and non sold work……… or Getty images as i am contributor to Getty also

Mohammed ElAmine TELLAI says:

Hey I'm from Algeria do you have any idea how cam I create .edu E-mail ?

Sarita Gelner says:

This is a detailed and awesome video! Keep them coming!!

Kristin Henning says:

Great vid. The link to the portfolio how to is not working.

anas alkouz says:

I really love to see you in skill share but I don't know your name in skill share


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Kevin Leong says:

I love your videos I haven’t really been thrilled with skill share I have been using udemy which instead of doing it monthly like skill share you buy the courses you want and then buy them. If you don’t like it then you can get a refund within the first month

Stephen Post says:

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zoey 666 says:

is there any software that is free????

zoey 666 says:

is there any software for Editting that are free?

BreathingYourLife says:

Sorry but no, this is so wrong. Don't teach yourself graphic design, it ends with a "designer" that sucks or with a "designer" that does the same that everyone else is doing. Go to college and study it properly, no ones gonna give you the chance to try something absolutely new, absolutely your style and at the same time let you know what's wrong about it or how it could be better. You wouldn't trust a doctor who learned all by his own right? Then don't trust a graphic designer that did that

ines araujo says:

Wish there was a video like this to teach myself Corporate Law

Tenaya King says:

Udemy is a good website to fins classes. And sometimes you can talk directly with the teachers. Downside is that each class you have tp pay for. Upside there are always sales for the classes

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