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Reduce Stress and Increase Your Productivity

Reduce Stress and Increase Your Productivity

You might be stressed that things aren’t being done on time. You always have a long list to to-dos every day and don’t know where to start. There are only 24 hours in the day, so making the most of each day is crucial. You’ll have to either work more hours or smarter. Working smarter will help reduce stress and increase your productivity.

Project Showcase – Jerrilyn B.

Project Showcase – Jerrilyn B.

A simple and minimal webpage was designed to get her started. I share with you below some of the highlights of the project. The website which was designed on Squarespace using a template was transformed to fit her branding aesthetics. Social media graphics and launch video were also created.

Why you should consider using Squarespace.

Why you should consider using Squarespace.

Why you should consider using Squarespace You constantly hear and read about Squarespace vs WordPress and which one is better. Both have their own unique capabilities and target different groups of people. On the outside, Squarespace appears to be more pricing than using a WordPress

How I Benefited from my own Dedicated Workspace.

How I Benefited from my own Dedicated Workspace.

I honestly never really paid much mind to my workspace over the years. I’ve always just worked however from the couch from the bed wherever I was comfortable. Don’t get me wrong there is nothing wrong with that but working like this can get you easily distracted. I’ve had my home office for a few weeks now and it was one of the best decisions I could have made and I’ve gotten so much done in a short period of time.

Project Showcase – Amelane

Project Showcase – Amelane

Recently I got to work along with Monet to design a new website for Avis – Amelane. It was a wonderful experience working with her on this project and I share with you below some of the highlights of the project. The website which was designed on Squarespace using a template was transformed to fit her branding aesthetics. Social media graphics and launch video were also created.

Resources used to run my online business.

Resources used to run my online business.

I recently set up a new resources page on my website. This page links to my personal suggestions on hosting companies, design programs and more. Today, I’ll be sharing with you the ones that I’m currently using to run my online business.

Taking a break – Why I took one and how it helped

Taking a break – Why I took one and how it helped

If you’ve noticed I haven’t posted a new blog post in over a year. I’ve also haven’t sent many newsletters or updated the brand library since then as well. Let’s just say I decided to take a break but one I didn’t plan on taking.

If you’ve been following me on social media I was still very much active, especially on Instagram. Not as active as I would of hope to be but much more than I was here on this site. Scheduling played a big factor in me being able to keep up with Instagram and Twitter posts throughout the year. There were times where I took a few weeks off from posting on social media.

6 Myths about Starting your own Brand

6 Myths about Starting your own Brand

When you’re looking to starting an online brand, your research might scare you away from getting started. You might also find things that get you excited and there are some that will make you assume that start a brand is easy and doesn’t take a lot of work. Will be sharing with you six myths about starting your own brand from personal experience with my own online brand.

Tutorial: How to Create a quick Animated Graphic in Photoshop

Tutorial: How to Create a quick Animated Graphic in Photoshop

Creating GIF is super simple for some and complicated for others. With tons of apps out there that will easily create one for you, it’s nice to know how to create one for yourself from scratch.

There is a variety of different animated GIFs that are created from simple to more complex where you’ll need to go into either Adobe Premiere or Animate. Today, I’ll be sharing with you how to create a simple one using Photoshop that you can share on your social media accounts.

Why I Opted to no Longer use a Custom WordPress Theme

Why I Opted to no Longer use a Custom WordPress Theme

When I first started out with this website, I opted to create my own unique theme building right off the original WordPress theme it took me lots and lots of time but it was a great learning experience. Don’t get me wrong I loved the site I designed because it was a basic website/blog template and it was very practical for the needs I had at the time. I’ve also designed the same using the Genesis Framework for some clients as well. The unique look and feel of having a site custom made and designed for you is great but it’s not necessary to get started.