Level Up Kit

Grow your graphic design business, get Better clients, and increase your income!

You already have a
solid foundation
for your business,
and now you’re
how to:

  • Grow your freelance career and make your design business profitable and scalable
  • Create content that your clients will be attracted to (blog, ebooks, videos…)
  • Set up the right social media strategy that will result in sales
  • Create an amazing website that impresses high-end clients
  • Stand out from competitors and become the go-to graphic designer in your field
  • Sign more clients and make the consistent money you’ve always wanted!

And now imagine if you could:

And now imagine if
you could:


clients to you

Attract clients who find your business on their own and reach out to you. No more constantly chasing them and pitching your services!


Crack the social media code.

Know exactly what platforms work for graphic designers, what you should post, and when you should post it.


Create content that sells!

Effortlessly develop content that hooks your clients -- without taking a ton of your time.


Bring in clients consistently.

Get off the month-to-month roller coaster and bring in clients consistently and without stress.

Our students

Claudia Ale Matus 2

Claudia Matus


“In the past, it was really hard for me to identify my ideal client, but the Freelance Level Up Kit gave me the tools to finally do it! I like how everything in the course was simple, effective, and direct, and it kept me motivated and excited.”

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We created the Freelance Level Up Kit to give you the complete step-by-step system to generate profits and clients in your graphic design business!

Hey there!

Hi! My name is Kady, and I’ll be your teacher in this course.

I haven’t always had a successful business. When I started my freelance graphic design career, I still had a 9-5 job and didn’t know anything about online business.

I was working all the time, and I tried everything you can possibly imagine. I was constantly improving my design skills, posting on Instagram, trying Facebook ads, going to networking events… but nothing was working.

Today, my once-struggling freelance business is a successful design studio. Based on the knowledge I gained along the way, I developed a system to show you how to be successful as well. Everything I learned in those years is now a proven strategy that I’m sharing with you in just a few hours!

We want you to succeed!

We want you to

Time is the most precious resource you have, and once you waste it, you can’t get it back. We will show you which strategies actually work and how to do them right the first time.

The Freelance Level Up Kit is a step-by-step program that will teach you the exact methods to go from chasing clients to becoming the CEO of your own graphic design company!

Once my freelance business got off the ground, I wanted more.

I wanted my business to grow. I wanted to have amazing clients, consistent income, and the flexibility of being my own boss. I wanted to set my own hours and work from anywhere. I wanted to sleep soundly at night without panicking about money or client issues.

Does this sound like you too?

Our students

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Anuhea Ramsey


"Going through this course has me feeling excited and motivated! The workbook pages helped me journal about what I’m trying to achieve. I had been stagnant in my business, and the course had the right amount of push to get me going again.”


Mary Mangus



“The real-life experience included in Aventive Academy actualizes what it takes to be a business owner, but not in a scary way. It’s more of a ‘If she can make mistakes, learn from them, and be successful, I can too!’ way.”

Claudia Ale

Claudia Matus


“The Aventive Academy content is so amazing, well done, and easy to understand. It opened up my mind and helped me define a specific model for my business. My mindset about narrowing down my offering has completely changed.”

What's Inside?

The Freelance

Level Up Kit is full of the lessons and strategies I used to grow and scale my freelance business.

I started as a one-woman freelance graphic designer, and from there I built a lucrative branding business that allowed me to take on amazing projects, collaborate with clients around the world, and work from wherever I wanted.

In this online

course you will learn

How to use social media to attract graphic design clients

What content marketing formats are most effective for graphic designers

How to stand out from other designers and become a well-paid expert

What marketing campaigns bring in the most results (both organic and paid!)

The best advertising and SEO techniques to get high-quality clients

How to grow your list of followers, subscribers, and potential clients

If you already have a freelance graphic design business and want to take it to the next level, the Freelance Level Up Kit is for you.

The course will show you how to set yourself apart from other designers, build trust with potential clients, create attention-grabbing content, network like a pro, and close your sales calls with ease.

You can play and pause each of the

You can play and pause
each of the

video lessons at your own pace!

In between lessons, you will use the included workbooks and bonus materials to implement these strategies into your business fast. Here’s what you will learn in each module:



Business Growth Essentials for Graphic Designers

  • Improve your branding, marketing, and advertising so you can attract better clients
  • Turn your cold audience into warm (and hot!) leads
  • Learn when and how to hire help for sustainable growth
  • Set up lead generation systems that bring in potential clients while you sleep


Finding Your Niche & Becoming an Expert

  • Position yourself strategically so clients see you as high-end expert
  • Find and test a profitable niche for your graphic design business
  • Attract high-paying clients by using your niched visuals and content strategy


Content Marketing

  • Never run out of content ideas with our strategic brainstorming and journaling prompts
  • Develop an incredible content strategy that attracts clients and uses the right keywords
  • Advanced SEO: the 4 website tweaks that will help you rise above the competition
  • Build your email list using opt-ins, sequences, and engaging content that leaves clients wanting more


Outreach and Direct Promotion

  • Use our proven networking event script to get more word-of-mouth referrals
  • How, what, where – everything you need to know about finding graphic design clients on social media
  • Grow your business even faster with cold emailing and paid Facebook and Instagram ads


Building Your Credibility

  • Build trust with potential clients fast — even if they’re hearing about you for the first time
  • Leverage local and online media opportunities to expand your reach
  • Generate revenue (while building trust at the same time!) with passive income products like books, downloads, and courses


Selling Your Services

  • Conduct sales calls like a pro – from structuring the call to handling objections to closing the deal
  • Craft a pitch that makes clients genuinely excited to work with you
  • Anxiety no more: feel comfortable and excited about selling your freelance services
  • Best practices for speaking with, onboarding, and signing new clients

You get lifetime access to all the

lessons and materials so you can revisit
them any time.

You get lifetime access to all the lessons and materials so you can revisit them any time.

Because this is a self-paced program, the modules are easy to fit into your schedule.

Plus you can interact with likeminded women graphic designers in our Facebook community for even more support!

Bonuses here! - $1,859 value

Yep – we added in some value-packed bonuses to help you grow your business faster! These super-actionable resources give you everything you need to bring your business to life.

*Extra bonuses are included when you pay in full



Automated Email Sequence Template - $267 value

  • Learn what content you should send to email subscribers after they sign up for your list
  • Copywriting and headline tips to improve your open rates (and help you make money!)
  • Build a complete email funnel that attracts, entertains, and converts your audience



Content & Social Media Planner - $167 value

  • Create your own social media content schedule using Trello

  • Learn our favorite hack for creating content that resonates with clients

  • See exactly how we plan, schedule, and structure our content for income and success!



How to Outline a Passive Income Ebook- $397 value

  • Find the perfect ebook topic idea that will make your audience open their wallets!
  • Learn how to leverage your ebook into future high-ticket sales
  • Use our no-fuss approach to outline, write, publish, and sell your ebook



Grow Your Business with Melinda Livsey - $229 value

  • How to stay motivated in your business, even before you start seeing results

  • The #1 thing designers need to focus on to grow their businesses

  • Melinda’s top tips to overcome insecurity and avoid endless revisions with clients!


VIP Bonus*

Exclusive Designer Community - $799

  • Get access to a private platform of freelance designers who will help you get unstuck and move forward faster!
  • Network and get business support from likeminded graphic, brand, and web designers.
  • Receive personalized advice for your graphic design business. Pay in full to receive this VIP bonus

*Pay in full to receive this VIP bonus

Our students


Deandra Stokes


“The course breaks down literally everything you need to know, and it’s really easy to understand. I found the lesson on “The Differences Between Branding, Marketing & Advertising” the most valuable because I often get those mixed up.”

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Anuhea Ramsey


“I really liked that the Freelance Level Up Kit was specifically geared to graphic designers growing their business. I’ve already started thinking of content ideas targeted to ideal clients, and I’m planning on practicing more inbound marketing.”

Enroll Now

level up kit

Grow Your Creative Business


One time payment $2,356

  • Business Growth Essentials for Graphic Designers
  • Finding Your Niche & Becoming an Expert
  • Content Marketing
  • Outreach and Direct Promotion
  • Building Your Credibility
  • Selling Your Services



Automated Email Sequence Template


Content & Social Media Planner


How to Outline a Passive Income Ebook


Grow Your Business with Melinda Livsey

VIP Bonus*

Monthly Group Coaching Calls

*Pay in full to receive this
VIP BONUS ($799 value)



The Money-Making
Freelance Bundle

Everything You Need

Freelance Starter Kit + Freelance Level Up Kit


One time payment $3,750

  • Getting Started on Your Graphic Design Business
  • Your Business Plan & Brand Strategy
  • Proposals, Invoicing, Contracts & Legal Paperwork
  • Pricing Your Design Services
  • Your Portfolio, Branding and Website
  • Getting Your First Clients
  • Business Growth Essentials for Graphic Designers
  • Finding Your Niche & Becoming an Expert
  • Content Marketing
  • Outreach and Direct Promotion
  • Building Your Credibility
  • Selling Your Services



10 Done-For-You Email Templates!


Business Growth Tracker


Automated Email Sequence Template


Content & Social Media Planner


How to Outline a Passive Income Ebook


Grow Your Business with Melinda Livsey

VIP Bonus#1*

How to Create a Profitable Blog

VIP Bonus#2*

Exclusive Designer Community

*Pay in full to receive these
VIP BONUSES ($1,368 value)

Our students

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Anuhea Ramsey


“In school we learned how to design and work with other designers, and Aventive Academy is the next step I wish we would’ve learned! The lessons go in an order that flows, and it made me feel like I can get the clients I’ve been wanting.”

Why Choose the Freelance Level Up Kit?

The whole point of Freelance Level Up Kit is to show you exactly how to grow your freelance graphic design business!

Rather than Googling everything and slowly inching towards your dreams of freedom, this course will give you the motivation, knowledge, and tools you need to grow your design business and profit from your work.

We have included everything you need to go from “I just wish my business was making more money” to “Wow, I’m booked three months out and working way less hours than before!

After you complete

the course you will know…

What business-building approaches are best for your ideal clients, goals, and lifestyle

Whether you should start a blog, podcast, YouTube channel, or something else!

What content makes your ideal clients click the “Contact” button at lightspeed

How to position yourself online as the go-to graphic designer

How to create systems that bring in clients and income while you sleep – over and over again!


Get Certified

When you finish our courses, you will receive an exclusive Aventive Academy certification, diploma, and badge to put on your website!

Our certification indicates that you completed our business school and obtained expert knowledge in how to start and grow a freelance graphic design business. This certification will help you demonstrate your business skills to potential clients and gain a competitive advantage over other freelancers.

You can list the certification on your website, About page, portfolio, CV, or resume to build professional credibility and increase your earning potential. We’re proud of our Aventive Academy graduates and look forward to celebrating your future success!

This course is
for you if ...

  • You want to grow your graphic design business but don’t know how.
  • You have no idea what steps to take to scale your existing freelance business.
  • You are constantly spinning your wheels and stuck at the same income level.
  • You feel stuck and overwhelmed by all the information you’ve found on Google.
  • You are ready to invest in your future!

This course is not
for you if ...

  • You haven’t started a business yet (start with our Freelance Starter Kit!)
  • You’re not willing to put effort into growing your business.
  • You’re looking for an overnight success or get-rich-quick scheme.
  • Your business is established, successful, and doesn’t need to make any changes to grow

Hey there!

Hi! My name is Kady,

and I’ll be guiding you through the Level Up Kit.

I’m the founder of Aventive Academy, a platform that helps you start and grow your freelance graphic design business.

I built my branding agency on the side while still juggling a 9-5, and now I want to teach you how to do the same based on the proven strategies I used!

I’m happy you’re here and can’t wait to see you inside the course! By the time you’re done, I know you will be so happy and proud that you invested in yourself and created the business of your dreams.

Money Back Guarantee

Money Back

Still not sure if Freelance Level Up Kit is right for you? Aventive Academy offers a risk-free 14-day money back guarantee. If you’re not 100% satisfied with the course in the first 14 days, just let us know and you will get your money back per our policy!

Our students

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Anuhea Ramsey


“The Freelance Level Up Kit made me think about things that are so important for growing my business! For example, the “Specializing as a Freelancer” video made me rethink my niche and realize that I need to niche down even more.”

Dynia Grille

Dynia Grille


“Unfortunately the business of design is rarely addressed in school, and many books that talk about business don’t necessarily focus on designers. So finding all of these teachings in Aventive Academy was very helpful for me.”


Why wait another year to get

your business to the next level?

Why keep scrolling through the lives of successful designers… and scrolling… and scrolling… and wondering why you aren’t making the income they are? Why not show up, take a chance on yourself, follow our action steps, and create the future you want?

A part of you already knows that watching 70 more YouTube videos won’t help you grow your business. Googling for answers will only leave you feeling more lost.

Now is your chance to uplevel your graphic design business to new heights. It’s time for you to help more clients, work less hours, and make more money. The Freelance Level Up Kit will get you there.

Let’s go!