Why blog when there are so many out there?

Why blog when there are so many out there?

Today I want to address the question “Why blog” for you and/or your business. Some people feel blogging is dead. Others continue to see it as a way to attract new customers. Some feel there are too many bloggers already out there and claim you’ll just blend in with...
Branding Lessons Learned at the Beach

Branding Lessons Learned at the Beach

Last week I shared about my getaway with friends and I can’t help but think of how it relates to branding websites. It so clearly directly relates to how our businesses show up to our clients and customers. I’m not talking just about how we show up online,...
You can take a vacation when you work for yourself

You can take a vacation when you work for yourself

Did you know that you can take a vacation when you work for yourself? I took a vacation last weekend and I feel so refreshed! It’s what I call self-care AND I think this directly benefits my clients. Well, let’s call it what it really was…a...
I Ran A Facebook Group Challenge

I Ran A Facebook Group Challenge

I had an interesting past two weeks. I ran a DIY (WordPress) Website Challenge in my Facebook group this past week. The week before I ran a pre-challenge; I guided those taking part in the challenge through the process of gathering their website content via daily...
Website Hosting How To

Website Hosting How To

Today we’re talking all about purchasing website hosting. But first let me tell you why! In the last post you learned about the Free DIY Website Challenge going on in the Simply Launched Facebook group. The challenge starts on Monday and I’m super excited...
Free DIY Website Challenge

Free DIY Website Challenge

I’m all about tying up my trusty chucks and helping people. Most days you’ll find me creating websites to help entrepreneurs and small businesses get online in front of their ideal audience so they can in turn help others with their expertise. While...
Planning Time Away Does a Mind Good

Planning Time Away Does a Mind Good

The family and I took a vacation. Yep! You read that right! I’m a freelancer, but still manage to take a vacation! How does that work? Well, let me tell you! With a little planning and a little help from my friends. (You all know how I believe planning helps set...
Current Project Sneak Peak

Current Project Sneak Peak

I’ve been working on a business coach website design this summer and I cannot tell you how much I’ve been enjoying the project so far! “I’m really enjoying working with you. It is such a delight to work with someone who is creative, insightful and...
Why Outsourcing Your Website Makes Sense

Why Outsourcing Your Website Makes Sense

My friend and mentor, Michelle Ames, and I have recently been talking a lot about staying within our areas of expertise. This, of course, brought up the topic of outsourcing. Michelle is an accomplished author, coach, speaker, photographer and podcaster (you can...
Why WordPress ~ My 3 C’s

Why WordPress ~ My 3 C’s

Last week I shared why I think my web design business is like my chucks. (If you missed that and are interested in how sneakers can possibly be like a business, read this article.) So this week I thought I would expand on that a little bit. WordPress is Consistent We...
Spill the Beans

Spill the Beans

Within the past few weeks I finished a quick-turn mini brand and website project for a friend. She is starting a podcast and came to me for help getting her website up quickly. Michelle had all of her content and images ready to go and the know-how to place them on...
Take Action

Take Action

So you’ve already planned out what you need for your website. You already have an overarching goal for your site and understand how each of your pages support this overarching goal. So let’s start really talking about the components you need to include on each...
What did you do?

What did you do?

Earlier this week Facebook and Instagram were down and I saw a lot of people panicking. Or maybe some were just frustrated, but it sure caused a lot of activity! I was actually at a co-working day and just before I learned about what was happening heard “What...
Make it Simple

Make it Simple

I had to go searching for my little guy this morning. He wasn’t hiding on purpose, he just slept with his entire body under the covers and his head under the pillow last night. At least I knew where to find him! (He only ever sleeps in his bed…or in the...
Own Your Home

Own Your Home

Start Establishing an Online Home (a.k.a Website) that YOU own In the last post, I started to answer the question I’ve been seeing a lot of lately, I’m about to launch my business. Should I start with a website or Facebook page? At the end of that post, I...