Plot twist, I’ve never taken a design course in my life. I’ve spoken a few times on here about how I went to school for photography, not design. After I graduated from Buffalo State College in 2011 I spent a few months trying to make it as an artist….entering art festivals, shows, and trying to […]
We’ve been with Showit for nearly 10 years, and we’re lucky to be one of their small team of Design Partners. Want to learn more? We design our websites exclusively with Showit 5, a drag-and-drop website builder made by and for photographers, designers, and creative entrepreneurs. Here’s why we love it so much: No Code. […]
One of the greatest features about Showit is it’s WordPress integration. But what exactly does that mean? Well, with Showit you can design your blog pages directly within the Showit app, giving you full control over the design and allowing you to have a seamless transition from website to blog. How does it work? […]
Yep, I’ve been made fun of for being the quiet business owner. The one that doesn’t like a lot of attention and doesn’t like to speak in front of large groups of people. And do you know what? That’s FINE. It’s taken me a few years to fully embrace who I am as a entrepreneur, […]
This post is going to be short and sweet. It’s no surprise that I have trouble focusing and staying on track. I talked about it in this former post, Tackling Depression and Burnout As A Creative Entrepreneur. I especially struggle with tasks that require the creative part of my brain to be firing at all […]
I’ve seen a lot of template customizations out there. A LOT. I wish I could reach through the screen and help each and every person work it *just right* but Christina…that’s not realistic. Here’s a list of my top 5 tips and tricks for working with our website templates. If you’re just getting started or […]
I will always be an advocate for working with a designer for a custom website build. Our job is to help organize your thoughts and get you from point a to point b (making money). We know the best way to organize your content for maximum impact and functionality – we’re up to date on […]
I’ve been working as a designer for over ten years, and trust me when I say I’ve had my share of BAD clients. Don’t underestimate the power of a bad client experience….not just on them, but on the toll it can take on you as a designer. Over the past year I have had a […]
Let’s take a minute to talk about depression and overwhelm as a business owner. It’s something always looming in the distance, especially when the projects pile up and the cash flow stops. Sometimes I don’t get paid until a project is finished (yes I collect a deposit), and when all the projects on your plate […]
A good copy writer will be able to listen to your story, observe how you do business, listen to your goals and motivations, and write absolutely magical copy for your website. In my 10+ years in business, I never thought hiring a copy writer was *necessary* for my business. This past year I’ve experienced a […]
It was only when I discovered Showit, the drag-and-drop website platform that I realized I enjoyed building my website more than I liked doing anything else.
Today, we are a Showit Design Partner and 2021’s Showit Designer of the Year, with 100+ custom clients served, and thousands of templates sold to passionate creatives.
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