Gift Guide 2019 – Online Courses and Business Resources

Online Courses and Business Resources

Shop the Rising Tide annual holiday gift guide in our brand news category! This year, we are featuring the online courses and business resources to help you thrive in your business. Shop resources to assist with email marketing, client experience, and even website design. Or buy one of the online courses to help you with accounting, learn calligraphy, or hone your public speaking skills.

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Click to visit Creativelive


We believe there’s a creator in all of us. From the moment we struck fire, we met our challenges with creative tools. We make dreams come true, problem-solve, and express ourselves through creativity. It shapes our identity and ties us together. Creativity gives us hope – helps us innovate and imagine. It’s how we change the world.

Click to view Eye for Ebony

Eye for Ebony

Do you need diverse stock photos? Eye for Ebony makes it easier to put melanin in your marketing with vibrant lifestyle stock photos featuring African American models. Shop our bundles, become a member, try our photos for free. Black is beautiful and deserves to be photographed.

Click to view Flodesk


Flodesk is email marketing software that makes it ridiculously easy for entrepreneurs to design emails people love to get.”

Click to view Greetabl


Greetabl is a gifting company built around bringing people closer together. We believe that life’s best moments don’t happen online, and celebrating relationships shouldn’t either. Greetabl combines a perfect, small gift with a photo personalized card that folds up to become a gift box.

Click to view HoneyBook


HoneyBook is an all-in-one business management tool for creative business owners who want to grow their business. HoneyBook streamlines their process from first inquiry to final payment with easy to use invoices, contracts and online payments. With free account set up, you can enjoy your holiday knowing your business is set up for success.

click to view pixpa


“Pixpa is the ultimate all-in-one website platform for photographers to showcase, share and sell their work online. Trusted by Pro Photographers around the world, Pixpa enables you to create a beautiful portfolio website in minutes, complete with built-in client galleries, online store, and blog.”

Click to view Showit


Showit, Inc., co-founded in 2006 by CEO Todd Watson and located in Gilbert, Arizona, is a technology company focused on providing professional photographers and creatives true freedom and control over their online presence. Showit’s easy drag-and-drop website builder allows users to create interactive, responsive websites without a single line of code.

Click to view Stomp


“StompSoftware makes rad tools for photographers, with the intent to make tedious, complicated tasks simple and fun! Our suite of tools are designed to save you time and help you present your photography business in the best way possible, whether shared online or in printed albums.”

Click to view Unraveled Academy

Unraveled Academy

Unraveled Academy is a photography school and community where every photographer is welcome—no matter their story of skill level. With jam-packed courses from industry experts, networking opportunities, access to mentors and an inclusive, nurturing community, we offer artists a place to grow and create without fear of judgement and become masters of their own unique, creative journeys.



Click to view Alexis Haselberger Coaching and Consulting

Alexis Haselberger Coaching and Consulting

Take control of your time, your to-do list, and your overwhelm.In this online course, you’ll learn how to get it all done, without the stress.Straight-forward, easy-to-implement techniques have you doing more, and stressing less in no time!

Click to view Amy and Jordan

Amy & Jordan

Amy and Jordan are professional photographers who teach online courses that help people take better photos and build successful businesses. They’re also the hosts of Life with Amy & Jordan, an educational podcast for people who want to enrich their lives by making small decisions that lead to great outcomes.

Click to view Artsy Shark

Artsy Shark

Artsy Shark founder, writer and speaker Carolyn Edlund has released her 8th course on the business of art, focused on building and presenting your best portfolio. Co-author Kelly Heck is a savvy professional photographer. Get ready to make more art sales, get juried in, and grow your creative business!

Click to view Bastian Accounting for Creative Entrepreneurs

Bastian Accounting for Creative Entrepreneurs

Complete step by step bookkeeping solution using QuickBooks Online for Creative Entrepreneurs so you can create more, stress less and be ready for tax day!

click to view HOPE johnson

by HOPE johnson

Hope Johnson began her artistic career as a letterpress printer and fine art wedding stationery designer. She is also a pattern designer, artist, and creative entrepreneur sharing what she’s learned in the high-end wedding world through Skillshare. If you’re not a Skillshare member, get two complimentary months through Hope today!

Click to view Chancey Charm LLC

Chancey Charm LLC

Sarah Chancey is the Founder and Creative Director behind Chancey Charm, a national wedding planning company with over 500+ happy couples served.Through her training resources, she hopes to help women have a career they love which gives them the freedom and flexibility to focus on their faith and family.

Click to view Cider Spoon Stories

Cider Spoon Stories


Jess Hagemann owns Cider Spoon Stories, Austin’s premier ghostwriting and editing company, through which she helps seniors, veterans, and small business owners write their life stories as books.

Click to view Creative Feel Designs

Creative Feel Designs

I believe in simple and clean looking designs that brighten up somebody’s day and makes them feel strong and motivated. Every word and phrase lettered stems from my personal experience and has a meaningful value, resulting in a soulful and heartfelt work.

Click to view Creative Pursuit School

Creative Pursuit School

No more of the soul-sucking 9:5 for you.You’ve made the decision to pursue your passion… to pursue what you love.The transition is near but can you afford to make the leap? Grab access to the ​Creative Entrepreneur Bundle to save for your ‘when the day comes’ nest egg.

click to view Emily Mahr

Emily Mahr

I help digital entrepreneurs create processes that save them time and make them more money. Build a Better Business using templates.

Click to view Fleursociety


“Our mission is to provide education and empowerment to floral designers and creatives around the world who are in different stages of growth in their business. We provide equal access to education in the form of online workshops, webinars, and free resources.”

Click to visit Haley Grand

Haley Grand

The Do-it-Yourself branding course for new entrepreneurs! Brand designer Haley Grand teaches how to achieve brand clarity and design your visual identity – even if you have zero design skills. Perfect for someone with a new business/side-hustle! You’ll be launch-ready with a logo, fonts, colors, mood board and style guide.

Click to view Holly Anna Calligraphy

Holly Anna Calligraphy

“I create easy and simple online mini art courses that help you actually learn to make beautiful projects.My classes include: Beginner Watercolor Florals, Beginner Calligraphy, Wood Signs, Chalk Lettering, Digitizing Art for Print, and Calligraphy Envelope Addressing.”

Click to view Jeff and Rebecca Photography

Jeff + Rebecca Photography

There has been a huge need in the Photography and creative entrepreneur communities for a course on business finances. So I’m so pumped to be able to offer this to you! From Business Basics, to finding your Cost of Doing Business, to future planning, I walk you through it all!

Click to view Joy Michelle Photography

Joy Michelle Photography

Hook and Book Brides is a video course that helps you attract and book your dream bride. This program teaches how to master your branding and marketing so that you can say “hello” to clarity and “goodbye” to questioning what to do each day to market yourself and your photography.

Click to view Juliet Meeks Design

Juliet Meeks Design

Juliet Meeks is an artist and surface designer based in New Orleans. She creates expressive floral paintings with acrylic and watercolor.

click to visit Kelly Covert, Inner Voice Coach

Kelly Covert, Inner Voice Coach

Kelly Covert is an inner voice coach who helps women believe and achieve their vision by connecting deeply with the wisdom that is inside of them all while owning their worthiness every day. Through her intuitive, heart-centered coaching she helps women awaken to their true power as creators and world-changers.

Click to view Kimi Kinsey

Kimi Kinsey

You’re the kind of person who knows how important it is to invest in your business and in yourself. Get the education you need to see your business and blog succeed from Kimi Kinsey – an entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in business.

click to view Kyle Goldie

Kyle Goldie

The ultimate, A-Z, step-by-step blueprint to help wedding pros (of all types) book more weddings with their dream clients – all while working fewer hours. Yep, for real.

Click to view Lovegevity's Wedding Planning Institute

Lovegevity’s Wedding Planning Institute

Be Your Own Boss and Become a Certified Wedding and Event Planner through an Accredited College near you. Build your professional event portfolio through world class events including interning with Kevin Lee Weddings and New York Fashion Week.”

click to view Loveleigh Loops

Loveleigh Loops

Learn calligraphy in our beginner-friendly online courses. Great for making personalized gifts, creating wedding calligraphy, or simply enjoying a new hobby. Class topics range from traditional scripts & tools to modern styles and beyond.

Click to view Marketing Personalities

Marketing Personalities

Download your Marketing Personality Type Full Report and learn what your best marketing strategy is based on your Myers-Briggs personality type! Your Report includes guidance on your best content, social media, and lead magnet strategies too. Consider this your ticket to feel-good marketing that WORKS!

Click to view Mic Drop Workshop

Mic Drop Workshop

Mic Drop Workshop is an online course and community to give women the tools they need to become professional speakers. Built by Jess Ekstrom, the founder and CEO of Headbands of Hope, to empower more women to share their story on stage and get paid to do it.

Click to visit Mix and Match Design Company

Mix & Match Design Company

Since starting her e-design business in 2015, Chaney has learned a ton about what it takes to start and grow a business. She’s passionate about helping others begin their journeys and sharpen their skills through her online courses on launching an e-design business and interior photography!

click to view Network Marketing Nobility

Network Marketing Nobility

NMN helps you create simple + sustainable business methods to replace the ‘quick and easy’ mindset, sales strategies that center around the customer – not the sale, best practices to recruit a team of like-minded doers, as well as systems to motivate + develop a growing group of diverse individuals..”

Click to view Photog Life

Photog Life

Photog Life is not only a clothing brand for photographers, but has an educational side as well to help with pricing, finding your ideal client and marketing.

Click to view Published and Pretty

Published + Pretty

Published + Pretty works with wedding vendors via styled shoot and real wedding submission assistance. Now offering downloadable resources, Published + Pretty’s latest creation is a “Getting Published Guide”. Created because, let’s be real, the submission process is time consuming and overwhelming, but no longer does it have to be!

Click to view Racheili Creative

Rachili Creative Studio

Rachel, the founder of Rachilli Creative Studio, is on a mission to help visionary creatives and business owners brand their business more authentically through the power of their values. Her online courses and guides will help you learn how to grow your business in a more authentic, aligned way.

Click to view Refine for Wedding Planners

Refine for Wedding Planners

The REFINE Curriculum is an educational resource for anyone training to become a Wedding Planner or seeking to refine their current skills and business strategy. REFINE is designed to empower the best version of yourself within your own brand.

Click to view Renee Dalo

Renee Dalo

Wedding Management 101 is an online course for Wedding Planners to want to be the expert, serve their clients well and make more money, honey! We can’t wait to help you work smarter, not harder, and become more profitable!

Click to view she works HIS way

she works HIS way

she works HIS way exists to encourage, equip and connect working women aiming to keep God at the center of their life, home and career. Our resources meet you right where you are, but you’ll love the community even more.”

Click to view Shortcake Albums

Shortcake Albums

I’m Coralee – a mom from NJ who thinks creating family photo albums should be easy (and not a source of guilt). I created Shortcake Albums as a custom photo album design service. We do all the work, and make your photo albums for you!

Click to view Smile Peace Love Creative

Smile Peace Love Creative

With 3 college degrees, including a Bachelors in Cinematography and Photography, as well as a Masters in Education, I have immersed myself in art, business and education. I love helping other creatives find their purpose and bring it to life. I am a photographer, designer, teacher, mother and veteran.

Click to view Sourced Co.

Sourced Co.

Sourced Co. was founded by 4 flat lay loving wedding professionals who wanted to make it easy for creatives to style gorgeous, portfolio building photos. There’s a ‘lil something for everyone – 5 flexible sets of styling blocks to make sure you’ve got what you need on wedding or photoshoot days.

Click to view Storytelling for Digital Nomads

Storytelling for Digital Nomads

Storytelling for Digital Nomads is your creative space to learn how to tell stories in an impactful, meaningful way in both a self-paced online course or through our monthly live sessions.

Click to visit Systems Saved me

Systems Saved Me

Systems Saved Me is a workflow template shop built for the service-based solopreneur or course creator and created by the top operations professionals in the industry. No more excuses for not taking a vacation! Our mission is to help more business owners sip pina coladas while their business runs itself.

click to visit Terrica Inc

Terrica Inc.

Online boutique of wedding industry educator and wave maker, Terrica, featuring apparel, courses and workbooks to enhance your brand and image.

Click to visit The Business Box

The Business Box

Kendra is a photographer and educator dedicated to helping women find their passion and pursue their dreams.

Click to visit the Paper Deer Photography

The Paper Deer Photography

Jayme Ford is a professional award winning and published family photographer based out of Salmon Arm, BC, Canada. She specializes in emotive family photography and strives to educate many other photographers hoping to create images that evoke love and connection.”

Click to visit the Public Speaking Strategist

The Public Speaking Strategist

Jessica Rasdall is a Motivational Speaker, Best Selling Author, Public Speaking Strategist and the host of The Creative Speaker Podcast. She partners with small business owners to craft stories and presentations that connect with their audience and convert from the stage.

Click to visit The Sketchbook Series by Very Mary Inspired

The Sketchbook Series by Very Mary Inspired

“I help creative entrepreneurs elevate their creative designs businesses through online sketching courses, coaching, and live workshops.

Vanessa Ryan Templates

Spend less time on design and more time on the stuff that brings actual money into your business with simple, pretty and professional templates for Canva and Indesign.

Wilde Sparrow Photography

I am a web designer turned photographer, living the life of my dreams on the Big Island of Hawaii. This hands-on guide + workbook to mastering SEO is for creative entrepreneurs looking to boost their site traffic and start getting their content in front of potential clients.

Click to visit Wright Outcomes

Wright Outcomes

Rachele Wright is a Digital Marketing Strategist for small businesses and creative entrepreneurs. Her goal is to help you create an uncomplicated digital marketing process that gets rid of all the intimidation/stress around promoting your products or services with a custom approach for social media, email marketing, and websites.



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