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5 Lessons I Learnt After Going On Maternity Leave (Part 1)

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It’s fair to say I’ve been busy planning and learning so much stuff in the ungodly hour when I’m meant to be asleep, but that is where this post comes in.  I wanted to share some insight on the lessons I learnt after going on maternity leave. Spoiler alert - I also have another post which shares the 3 things did to prepare my business for maternity leave - That will be in the next post so watch this space!

So, here goes, the 5 lessons I learnt after going on maternity leave…

Squarespace Cover Pages - What they are, 2 awesome uses, plus a checklist of items to include

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As a member of Squarespace Circle and a Squarespace user myself - I use it for my site and recommend it to all my clients, the Cover Page feature is so handy.
Cover pages are super easy to set up (literally takes minutes), informative, effective and really beautiful, plus, you can keep them on brand too.

Squarespace has quite a few different layouts so it is definitely worth determining how and what you will use your cover page for before you start creating one.

That is why I wanted to show you 3 different ways that you can use Squarespace cover pages for your small business.

6 Ways To Brand Your Business With A Small Budget

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If you have a business, you more than likely understand the need for branding and how important it is.   When done correctly branding can play a significant role in your business's success (more about that here - How To Build A Successful Brand In 8 Steps For Your Small Business.)

But what do you do if you simply don't have the finance to brand your business, or have a small budget?

Worry not my friend, I’m here to help you, guide you and share some of my insights as a brand identity designer so keep reading about the different ways you can brand your business with a small budget.

FREE : Daily Planner

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I like to know what I’m working on, on a daily basis when it comes to my small business. As much as creating lists on Asana (the project management tool I use) is great, I always write down what I want to get done for that day and the top 3 priorities I need to accomplish.

Then there’s the daily “keeping track of how much water I drink” task…
And the fruit intake too...

In a nutshell, I end up writing all this down using traditional pen and paper, so naturally, instead of just scribbling it down I figured I would create a Daily Planner, and I wanted to share it with you for FREE…..

Top Tips For Designing Your Social Media Graphics

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If you’re a small business owner then its more than likely you are on some form of social media to help you reach, find and connect with potential clients... Am I right?
What social media platform do you AND your clients spend the most time on… LinkedIn? Twitter? Maybe you have a Facebook page? Or have you recently started a YouTube channel? Or is Instagram your “thing”?...

Whatever platform or platforms you use, are you making use of the cover photo, profile image and inner post images to the highest potential?....

Keep reading to ensure you benefit from my top tips for designing your social media graphics.