I dunno what to say really, Its good, but theres something i dont like about it, and i really dont know what!
Yeah, a shadow would be cool. I just think it looks lonely now. D:
Start looking! Find small commerece and buissnesses around your living area, With a decent search you could find local places that needs designs for their products, even you can sell these...! For sure! this can also give you sum of money to buy the desired software too!
Places starting from: Small offices, clothing factories, and resturants, sometimes need these graphics... So you can be sure to try!