As a college student who frequents Bookstagram and Booktube, I’m often tempted to wreck my bank account in support of my fellow creators. Whether it’s book-themed candles or adorable wall art or even personalized bookmarks, I always feel a tiny bit of guilt at not being able to pay for or commission pieces from smaller creators. As much as I want to support people like me who are trying to get their name out there while making a buck, it’s difficult to feel like a true member of the community if you can’t financially contribute to other members of the community.
Today, I’m hoping to alleviate this problem by sharing a variety of ways you can support creators with or without spending money. I’ve broken up my tips by the amount of money you’re able to spend (free, low-cost, medium-cost).
1. Follow them on social media. It’s…
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