Are you a small business owner looking to hire a web designer? Finding the best fit for the job can be overwhelming, especially with so many options available. You want someone who not only has the technical skills but also understands your brand and can create a website that feels just right to your audience. […]

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10 Traits to Look for When Hiring Web Designers for Your Small Business

Custom branding is more than a logo – it’s a magnetic force that draws your dream clients in. In today’s competitive business landscape, standing out from the crowd is essential to success. Whether you’re just starting or have an established business, custom branding allows you to differentiate yourself from your competitors and connect with your […]

How to Attract Your Dream Clients with Custom Branding

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Are you looking to take your brand’s identity and impact to the next level? Look no further than the power of brand designers. These talented individuals have the ability to transform your brand’s image and ensure it resonates with your target audience. From creating visually stunning logos to designing captivating packaging, brand designers can help […]

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How Brand Designers Empower Service Providers to Elevate Their Impact

Are you struggling to find the perfect website designer for your business? Look no further! In this ultimate guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of finding the ideal website designer that matches your specific needs and requirements. Whether you’re a small startup or an established business, a visually appealing and well-functioning website […]

The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Website Designer

Launching a website is such an adrenaline rush. It’s the cumulation of your vision, purpose, creative expression, and hope for connection with your ideal clients. However, it’s easy to get lost in the branding colours, logos, images, and copywriting and completely forget about some of the most critical elements… those legal requirements for websites that […]

Legal Requirements for Websites: Policies, Terms, & Cookies!

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It all starts with a vision. One of the first things I establish with my design clients is a clear vision statement for their brand. This brief bio is foundational for everything we create moving forward – and today I’d love to share my brand vision formula with you! The Brand Vision Formula Above everything […]

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One Thing All Successful Branding Projects Need To Get Started

What is Ship 30 for 30? Ship 30 for 30 is a cohort-based course that has taught over 7,000 students the fundamentals of writing on the internet. But unlike other writing programs, the Ship 30 for 30 course gets you actively writing and publishing every day. You’ll ship 30 pieces of original content in 30 […]

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How Ship 30 For 30 Will Make You Love Writing in Public

It’s only natural to compare ourselves to others. When you are in the early stages of a new small business, it’s tempting to look at what others are doing and follow the crowd. You don’t want to do the wrong thing but you understand that blending in won’t get you far. As a brand designer, […]

Get Over Comparison & Find Clarity in Your Brand Positioning

Clarify your brand positioning

Working with a web designer should be a fun and uplifting experience. It often means you’ve been in your business for a few years and are starting to see great success. You have a clear understanding of your clientele and need a website that hones in on their pain points and desires. You’re ready for […]

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4 Web Designer Red Flags To Help You Avoid a Bad Situation

We see client reviews on practically every website that’s got something to sell. Have you ever wondered why? Good Client Reviews Matter Positive testimonials make a difference in securing work as a service provider. But, how do you get solid feedback you can actually use? Introducing The Client Success Story What if we aimed to […]

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How to Get Client Reviews That Tell a Memorable Story

Building credibility online is an essential part of marketing yourself as a service provider. Trust is hard to earn when there is a sea of others offering similar services. Proving yourself can take time but there are ways to build credibility on your website and show you’re a trusted advisor. Here’s how: #1 – Media […]

9 Simple Ways to Build Credibility on Your Website

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In my past life, I worked for 10+ years at a large telecommunications company. While the pay and benefits were okay, I often felt isolated and alone – like no one understood me and my contributions didn’t matter. So, I switched careers and started my own branding & web design studio. Since 2018, I have […]

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