Stop worrying about branding & design!
As a startup, small business, founder, entrepreneur, or side hustler you have your fair share of things to remember and keep on top of.
Having a good looking brand and website will get all the heads turning - that could be your competitors, clients, investors, customers....all of them! After all first impressions count especially in a heavily populated industry.
Your brand should be the thing that gets all their heads turning.
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So I’ve kept this to myself in the past, and I don’t know why! It’s definitely something to be proud of and shout from the rooftops….
Hooray! I’m a member of Squarespace Circle.
I’m pretty sure you are thinking...What’s Squarespace Circle? And, so what?... How’s that going to help me?!
Well my friend, hang tight as I’m going to share the details of what that means to me and TO YOU!
In such a digital age I think it’s important that I have a well designed, well structured professional website in place so that any potential clients can not only find out more about my design services but also find out more about me.
I use Squarespace for my own business and totally recommend it to all my clients as well. So much so that I wanted to share 8 benefits of using Squarespace instead of Wordpress.
With the rise of freelancers and side hustlers taking their dream job into their own hands, there has been an unnoticeable rise in new businesses, and startups. YAY if that’s you!! Definitely excited times ahead!
From creating a logo and brand, through to setting up a website, and creating a marketing plan for your new venture. You will have lots to think about and lots to do. That being said, I want to help you name your business. So today, I will be sharing my top tips on how to name your business.
Now, being a self-taught designer, side hustler, freelancer, and more, this question struck a note with me. When it comes to my business I’ve always wanted to make sure I give the best impression, and so today I want to share a blog post to help all those that have also asked: “how do I make my business look more professional?”.....
So you have your logo, your brand and even your website in place. What’s next? Maybe some social media banners, maybe some blog post templates, but did you think about any print collateral you may need, in particular, a brochure…
Recently I wrote about 5 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs A Website, to follow on from that I thought I would share 8 simple and easy tips to ensure your website is working to its full potential, reaching your ideal clientele.
There’s no point in having a website if your visitors can’t navigate to find what they are looking for or if your website doesn’t work for your business.
So, let’s get started to making sure your website is working for your business!
John contacted me a few weeks after our consult call and told me he and his client, Mark, were very impressed and that they wished to move forward with starting the project. Naturally, I jumped at the opportunity as I have never created a brand or website for a scientist who works with pharmaceutical and biotech companies. This was going to be interesting, and exciting at the same time! I couldn't wait to start!
Not so long ago I shared some great tips on Why You Need A Professionally Branded Email Address. Today I want to show you how to create a professional email signature in Gmail as it’s so easy and can make your emails look a lot more professional and on brand.
I use Gmail as my email application for my business, it's such a great tool it has definitely made my life easier to manage.
Right, let’s get to the step by step instructions...
With the rise of self-employment, freelancers and side hustlers wanting to take their business to the next level, there are a few common questions they all ask:
How do I find a web/graphic designer?
What do I look for in hiring a web/graphic designer?
Where do I find a web or graphic designer?
Let me share a little secret with you.
Well actually it’s less of a secret, but more of a simple list of things you should ask yourself and what you should look for if you ever find yourself asking the questions above. So, today I wanted to give you a heads up into how to find the right designer for your project.
Hopefully, after reading this post, you will walk away feeling calculated and confident about your next steps.
Not so long ago I was merrily browsing in a Facebook group and the topic of websites caught my eye. Now, being a Digital Designer, I just had to stop and read the comments.
A small business owner was asking why she would need a website. My initial reaction was “what a crazy question!” - especially in this day and age where technology is literally at our fingertips. Then it slowly dawned on me that not every business owner sees or understands the relevance of a website.
So in today's post, I thought I would keep it short and simple and give you 5 excellent reasons why your small business definitely needs a website.