I was voted Most Quiet

I was voted Most Quiet

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about introversion lately.  I’m an introvert. When I was little I was called shy, quiet, sensitive, withdrawn, timid, insecure… In my senior year of high school I was voted ‘Most Quiet.’ My worst nightmare...
Where to Search for DIY Brand Elements

Where to Search for DIY Brand Elements

When you’re just starting your business, before you start thinking about a website, it’s good to think about how you want your business to be perceived. And when DIYing your own website, its sometimes hard to know what direction to go in when you start out...
First Steps Before A Website

First Steps Before A Website

You’ve just gotten your gumption up to start that business! Congratulations! So, now you’re probably wondering how to start getting in front of people. Naturally you’re thinking your first step is to get online with a website, right? Well,...
How NOT to Stand Out

How NOT to Stand Out

Hubby and I went on a double date a few months ago. OK, it was actually back in the summer, but we don’t get out very often…We went to this great BBQ place in the village. The pulled pork sandwich was amazing! We’ve been wanting to go back ever...
Necessary Ingredients

Necessary Ingredients

We’ve been home social distancing since March 13th and we’re starting to get tired of practicing our math. It’s also causing us all to gain a few pounds. Um, yes, we’re doing some baking around here!  I love to bake. It’s a major stress...
5 Tips and Tweaks to Make Your DIY Website Look Pro

5 Tips and Tweaks to Make Your DIY Website Look Pro

Want to level up your DIY website? Over the past two weeks I’ve gone live in my Facebook Group, Simply Launched several times. I’ve been sharing tips and tweaks to make your blogs and websites look like they were created by a pro! Make your site look like...
New Service: Quick Start Blog Package

New Service: Quick Start Blog Package

I’ve been blogging about blogging for several months now, and am excited to announce I’m now offering a Quick Start blogging package! I have to confess, I’ve delayed launching this due to everything that has been going on in the world, but have also...
Breaking Up

Breaking Up

Let’s talk about when breaking up is a good thing. No worries…I don’t mean breaking up a relationship, I’m talking about breaking up your wall of text in a blog post. Keep reading for 4 tips to make your blog post easier to read!Formatting your...
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...
Recent Project Showcase – Business Coach Website

Recent Project Showcase – Business Coach Website

I love sharing completed projects, to show off what my clients are doing and to celebrate with them as projects finish. I’m always excited to see how they are able to make a greater impact in their world with a website that was created specifically for them to...
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...