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7 Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs

Having my own small business and working from home is (literally) a dream come true for my family and me. In fact, it was so life-changing that my husband started ...
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How to Write Website Copy: 5 Easy Steps (with writing prompts!)

Want to hear a surprising take from a website designer? The words on your website might be even more important than the overall design!  The visuals and flow of your ...
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How to Do Keyword Research

Whether you realize it or not, keywords are all around us - all the time - whenever we're using the internet. By now, whipping out our phones or laptops and ...
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How to Set Up a WordPress Website

When it comes to building websites, WordPress is the best of the best, y'all. It's the framework that powers 43% of all websites…on the entire internet! If we're talking raw ...
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How I Create Your Website In One Week

You know that feeling when you need a new website for your business, like, yesterday? Well, what if you could create your website in one week? I LOVE working on ...
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7 Signs It’s Time for a Website Redesign

Have you found yourself looking around your website and wondering if now's the time for a good old-fashioned makeover? If you've been busy building your brand, going above and beyond ...
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Four Pages You Need to Elevate Your Client Experience

Let's talk about secret website pages! When you're making a website page wishlist, the first ones that come to mind are probably the obvious must-haves that neatly fit into your ...
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Ten Must-have Plugins for your WordPress Website

One of the best things about building websites in WordPress is that you can customize almost anything and everything to get a website *just* the way you want it. While ...
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Ways You Can Automate Your Website To Save Time

If you're a business owner, there's no doubt that you’re well aware that running a business takes a lot of time, work, and energy! As your company grows and you ...
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Benefits of Building Custom Links Page vs. using Linktree

Building an Instagram following is a fantastic way to build your brand and network with potential clients and other small business owners. It's also a great place to promote your ...
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Three Lessons I Learned my First Few Years as a Web Designer

In June, I was honored to be featured as a guest on Micala Quinn's The Live Free Podcast. Micala is a mom and former teacher who's built her entire business ...
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Nine Ways to Update Your Website for the New Year

New Year's is a fantastic time to refresh website content, make some changes to boost overall performance and do a little prep work for the year ahead. Even if you ...
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The 5 Main Pages You Need on Your Service-Based Business Website

When it's time to build your site, you might sit down and think, "wait…what do even I need to put here?!" Well, pull up a comfy chair because today, we're ...
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The Best Free Cookie Consent Plugins for WordPress Sites

Let's talk about cookies! 🍪 Although I'm all ears for your favorite cookie recipes (feel free to DM those my way on the 'gram!), I'm actually referring to those little ...
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Finding the Best WordPress Hosting for your Website

Building a website for your business is a HUGE part of building a brand. It's your virtual storefront to the world - but it's also so much more than that! ...
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Designing a Website that Converts

As a website designer, I love to dig deep into the ins and outs of making scroll-stopping websites that convert visitors into paying clients. If you're a numbers nerd like ...
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How to Switch from Wix to WordPress

How to Transfer from Wix to WordPress Before partnering with me on a custom WordPress site, SO many of my clients built their "starter" sites in Wix. And I get ...
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The Best Tools for Small Business Owners

A quick disclaimer: All the resources listed below are things I use and love in my business! Some of the links below are affiliate links, and I'll receive a small ...
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How to Drive Traffic to Your Website After Launch – Part Three

Curious about more strategic ways to drive traffic to your website long after launch? Check out Part One and Part Two of this series! Fresh content, strategic SEO, and enticing ...
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Mobile-Optimization-for WordPress-websites

Mobile Optimization for WordPress Websites

Are you ready to hear a mind-blowing fact about your website? More than half of your site traffic will come from visitors on their phones! Did you know that over ...
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The Difference Between and

So you’re ready to launch your website and have narrowed it down to WordPress as your platform of choice - but did you know that there are actually two versions ...
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Boost Your Site Traffic with Blogs

Why It’s Important to Build a Blog-Focused Content Strategy When I'm off-boarding clients after a website launch, I always advise them to keep their site content fresh by writing blogs. ...
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Showit vs. WordPress

Back when I was starting out in web design, I decided to build at least one site on each of the leading platforms - WordPress, Showit, and Squarespace - so ...
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WordPress Website Launch Checklist: 12 Steps for a Successful Launch

So you’ve been hard at work designing your website, and it’s almost launch day! The pages have been built, the images have been placed, and it’s nearly time to go ...
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How to Design CTA Buttons that Convert

Calls to action are a crucial part of your business and a vital part of a great brand website! And yet, over 70% of small business websites lack a call ...
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The Best Way to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

Understanding what's working for your website - and what isn't - is crucial in setting up your business and content marketing for success! With 5.6 billion searches on Google daily, ...
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How to Drive Traffic to Your Website After Launch –
Part two

After your website has launched, with just a bit of intention, strategy, and valuable content - you will see increased traffic to your site and connect with aligned clients & ...
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Why Your Business Needs Brand Photography

Once you have your brand design and visual direction in place, what’s the next step to level up your marketing? Partnering with a professional photographer for personal branding photography! Custom ...
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How to Drive Traffic to Your Website After Launch
Part One

Okay, so you've launched your new, beautiful site and announced it to the world on Instagram (because nothing is truly "official" until it's on one of your squares, right?!) But ...
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WordPress Vs. Squarespace: Which platform is right for my business?

If you’ve made your way to my blog, then I’m betting you might be one of the savvy business owners who already know that having a website for your business ...
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How to Name Photos for your Website on WordPress

Last month, I shared all about how you can avoid some of the most common mistakes I see on website homepages. But there’s another super common mistake I see when ...
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Top Mistakes to Avoid on your WordPress Homepage

Building a stunning website and digital presence for your business is a no-brainer for truly standing out in an endless sea of online businesses. And putting the power of strategic ...
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Why you Need Brand Guidelines Before Investing in your Website

Today, I’m sharing all about the essential first step in my signature website building process: Brand Guidelines! When your business is growing, it’s inevitable that you’ll get to the point ...
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