Ugh, we all know the struggle.
An inquiry from a potential web design client lands in your inbox, you get back to them and then . . .
I received a rather flattering message the other day and now I’m going to spill the beans with an answer!
I was asked exactly how I managed to grow my Squarespace web design business so fast. How did I grow so quickly? What was my secret?Read More
This question is one I know so many new designers struggle with; when do you know the time is right to raise your prices?
I’m going to give you both some insight from my own business and others designers I’ve chatted with to help answer this question today.Read More
I answered a question for one of my course students today and I thought I'd be doing y'all a disservice if I didn't share the answer with you too.
She knew I had paid for and taken Copywriting for Creatives, the course from Ashlyn Carter that helps creative entrepreneurs write conversion copy for their website!Read More
Y’all, today I’m going to preach something every business owner needs to hear.
Once you master this skill, it’s going to be the secret weapon that helps you advance well past the competition. It touches every area of your business, so it’s hard to get very far without it.Read More
Let me guess, there’s a twinkle in your eye and right now you’re dreaming of working for yourself?
Or maybe you’ve already taken the leap to full-time girlboss and you’re here to confirm ‘yep that’s true’.Read More
We’re continuing on with my ConvertKit info today as I walk you through the process of sending your fab new subscribers an opt-in gift!
(Missed the last ConvertKit posts? I show you why I chose ConvertKit for my email marketing in this post, and a complete ConvertKit for beginners guide in this post.)Read More
Pre-S: The ConvertKit links in this post are all affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I’ll earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Myself and my margarita fund thank you kindly!
You’re new to ConvertKit - YAY! Fab choice, friend.Read More
If you know me, you know I could give a proper sermon-length speech on the importance of your email list.
In some way, shape or form my email list is responsible for the vast majority of the income my business brings in and I’ve been shown the importance of an email list again and again and again over the course of running my business.Read More
Today I’m going to give you a little challenge friend. A challenge that if you take it up, I think you’re going to be very grateful you did!
I’m talking about your business model!Read More
Today is my day to be like Oprah y’all - YAY!
Why? Because it’s freebie giveaway time!
“You get a freebie, you get a freebie, you get a freebie!”Read More
Want to know my old strategy for paying myself?
Pay business expenses, save 30% for taxes and then pay myself whatever was left.
What resulted was very inconsistent income in my personal life.Read More
When I started this Squarespace website design business I was a full-time student, so I wasn’t swimming in the dolla dolla bills by any means.
Looking back there were some very wise investment decisions I made and a few silly ones.Read More
When I tell people I’m a web designer a common question is, ‘oh, did you study computer science?’ 😂
No ma’am. I have a undergrad and Masters degree in - wait for it - Recreation and Leisure. I never took a computer science course in my life.Read More
So, you're toying with the idea of designing sites for clients but you don't have any clients yet, maybe don't have a portfolio either and honestly are struggling a little internally with even having the confidence to claim you're a 'web designer'?
So you're considering creating content to help grow your business? You my friend are one smart cookie! Sharing valuable content on your topic of expertise is one of the absolute best marketing tools available.
This blog is the reason I'm known for my Squarespace website design expertise.Read More