Why a Mood Board is an Important First Step in Your Branding Process

As your designer, the more information I have about you and your business up front, the better I will be able to help you create the beginnings of a successful brand. ūüôā My¬†branding process usually starts off with some questionnaires that help me get a better understanding of what you do, who your target audience… Read more about Why a Mood Board is an Important First Step in Your Branding Process

11 Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Site for FREE

The more traffic you drive to your website or blog, the more leads you’ll get. And what do more leads bring? More potential business!¬† To help you drive more traffic to your website, it really helps to create a strong online presence. Why? Well, according to BrightLocal, 97% of consumers in 2017 searched online to… Read more about 11 Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Site for FREE

Featured Unicorn: Shannon Gaines

Shannon Gaines is the beauty and brains behind¬†Epic Tan,¬†a spray tanning studio in Scottsdale, AZ. EPIC TAN HOW WE MET I met Shannon, at the beginning of 2018, as a referral from spray tan educator and mentor¬†Kelly Callaghan (now Kelly Meadows.) Shannon had just started her own¬†spray tanning business and was looking for some help… Read more about Featured Unicorn: Shannon Gaines

Blog + Biz Resources to Help You Create and Grow Your Business

When I first started this business in 2013, I had no idea where to begin. I remember longing for some sort of list of resources I could use to not only help me get everything set up but also help me manage and grow my business easier. So, after many years of trial and error,… Read more about Blog + Biz Resources to Help You Create and Grow Your Business

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Group Cover Photo

If you host a group on Facebook, you may have noticed that your cover photo is looking a little “off.”¬†This is because Facebook changed the size of the Facebook group cover photo on November 27, 2017. Along with this size change, there are parts from the top and bottom of the image that are mysteriously… Read more about How to Create the Perfect Facebook Group Cover Photo

Featured Unicorn: MaryKate McInerney

MaryKate McInerney is the beauty and brains behind¬†Kissed,¬†an organic airbrush tanning studio in the Boston area. KISSED HOW WE MET I met MaryKate, back in 2016, as a referral from spray tan educator and mentor¬†Kelly Callaghan (now Kelly Meadows.) MaryKate had just started her own organic airbrush tanning business and was looking for some help… Read more about Featured Unicorn: MaryKate McInerney

How to Manually Backup Your Website’s WordPress Files and Database

Do you backup your website? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t make it a priority to make sure your website is backed up. Maybe you don’t think anything bad will happen. Maybe you don’t know how to backup your website. Or maybe you never even knew you had to. Whatever your reason is,… Read more about How to Manually Backup Your Website’s WordPress Files and Database

How to Create Pinterest Graphics that Drive Traffic to Your Site

This post will provide some tips and¬†guidelines for creating¬†Pinterest graphics that not only look good but also drive traffic to your site! I’ll be going over: What Pinterest is and why you should create Pinterest¬†graphics¬†for your blog posts Some Pinterest graphic design and optimization¬†guidelines Some social share tools to help you boost your traffic A… Read more about How to Create Pinterest Graphics that Drive Traffic to Your Site

Why Small Business Blogging is so Important

This¬†post is going to talk about why small business blogging is so important, especially if you want to boost your business without spending a lot of money on advertising and marketing. ¬† ¬† FIRST OF ALL, WHAT IS A BLOG? A blog is a page of a website that displays articles (also known as blog… Read more about Why Small Business Blogging is so Important

Affiliate Marketing: The Easiest Way to Make Passive Income

WHAT IS AFFILIATE MARKETING Affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting other people‚Äôs (or company‚Äôs) products or services. If there is a product or service you use and love, you can promote it on your website or blog and earn a piece of the profit for each sale that you make.… Read more about Affiliate Marketing: The Easiest Way to Make Passive Income

Why Your Business Needs a Website

This post is going to explain the reasons why your business needs a website,¬†whether you’re¬†a small business, large business or entrepreneur. So you’re contemplating getting a website,¬†but¬†you’re feeling on the fence about it, wondering if you really need one. Maybe you believe¬†a website isn’t in your budget, or maybe you just don’t really¬†understand¬†the benefits of… Read more about Why Your Business Needs a Website

How to Get a Free Domain Name with GoDaddy

This post is going to show you how to get a free domain name with GoDaddy.com! And as an added bonus, I’ll¬†also show you how to get web hosting for just $1 a month! ¬† * This post contains affiliate links ¬†Since 2003, I’ve¬†been using GoDaddy, the world’s leading domain registrar,¬†for all of my¬†domain names¬†and… Read more about How to Get a Free Domain Name with GoDaddy