The two easiest ways to generate blog post ideas

The two easiest ways to generate blog post ideas

So last week we talked about categories and tags. If you took action, you made a list of categories and tags for your blog. That’s what I consider the first step to come up with blog post ideas. Use these categories and tags to brainstorm some more specific post...
How to Organize Your Blog

How to Organize Your Blog

I talk a lot about having a purpose for you website and the same goes for your blog. (You can read more about that where I talk about knowing why you want a website.) Having a purpose will make it so much easier to keep adding fresh content to your site by blogging....
The Easiest Way to Reach Your Ideal Clients

The Easiest Way to Reach Your Ideal Clients

I know we’ve been on a sprint talking all about blogging, but I want to take a step back, pause, and talk about websites in general for a quick second. I’m speaking about both websites and blogs. Let’s talk about the easiest way to reach your ideal...
How to Start Blogging

How to Start Blogging

Over the past several weeks we’ve been exploring why we should blog. Let’s start talking about how to blog. Before we can get into the nitty gritty of how to write posts, there are a few things to take into consideration. I won’t go into nitty-gritty...
Is Blogging the Only Way?

Is Blogging the Only Way?

We’ve been spending a lot of time talking about blogging lately. If you’ve missed any of the past posts in this ‘Why Blog’ series, you can find them all here:~ Why Blog When There are So Many Out There~ Blogging Helps You Be...
Can Your Words Make Money

Can Your Words Make Money

This is the sixth post in the ‘Why Blog’ series. Go back and read these articles if you’ve missed them! ~ Why Blog When There are So Many Out There~ Blogging Helps You Be Found~ Be Trustworthy (because, shouldn’t we all be trustworthy?)~ What’s Your...
They Want to Know

They Want to Know

In previous posts I’ve talked about why you should be blogging for your business and how you can use your blog to connect with your audience and have otherwise been trying to show you that blogging can get fresh eyes on your website and therefore the services...
Blogging Helps You Be Found

Blogging Helps You Be Found

This is the second post in the ‘Why Blog’ series (in addition to the intro post last week.) Here’s a list of the posts in this series:~ Why Blog When There are So Many Out There~ Blogging Helps You Be Found~ Be Trustworthy (because, shouldn’t we all be...
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 Frechette, 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...