A Heart & Gut-Based Business Plan

Last week, I attended a four-day event for women business owners. It was a small mastermind group led by an amazing coach who confirmed for me something that I know but that can ...
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How to Create Hidden Pages in WordPress (and why you should)

As kids, we all played the game of hide and seek. Remember? Somebody is "IT." They count to 100 while everybody else scrambles to get the BEST hiding place and avoid being the ...
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2018, ooooh what a year…and what’s next?

Like many, I've been thinking quite a bit about the coming year, but before I could even begin to look forward, I had to spend the past few weeks looking back. 2018 was ...
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How to update your Copyright Notice on your WordPress Website’s Footer

Since the new year, I've had clients ask me about the copyright date on their sites, and I've seen several Facebook posts and blog posts all about "updating the copyright date" on your ...
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Janet Conner Prayer Artist | Custom Branding & Web Design

For my final custom design and build project of 2018, I had the honor of working with a teacher and mentor of mine, a woman I've admired and learned from for a decade. ...
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Can YOU do tech too?

When I was teaching full-time, I often heard my students say things like, "I can't do _______." Fill in the blank with math, writing, taking a test, sports...whatever they felt challenged by. Often, ...
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Decorate your Website for Christmas in Five Minutes!

[Updated Dec. 2018] 'Tis the season for decorating. Houses are filled with Christmas trees, small baby Jesus figurines, candles burning on menorahs, Santas, and angels. But what about your website? Does it reflect ...
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Guten…what? WordPress’s new editor

Change is in the air in the WordPress world, which is why I chose the new WordPress editor for November's Take Action Tutorial. But...it looks like the release date of WordPress 5.0 and ...
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9 Strategies that Work to Convert Site Visitors to Clients

You've built your site, launched it into the world, and....crickets. Why isn't anyone calling? This can be scary especially when you've made an investment of time and money into your website. Thankfully, it ...
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7 Tips to Get Visitors to your Website

In order to get your website to work to build your business, you've got to get potential clients TO your website. This is all about the math. If you have more visitors to ...
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How to Install Google Analytics on WordPress

Google Analytics is one of those things that can feel a little overwhelming, like one more thing, but it's great to have on your website. You'll get TONS of super helpful data that ...
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Jamie Metz | Custom Branding, Design, & Development

With every new custom brand and web design project comes one of my favorite challenges - creating all of the visual elements that will be both distinctive from every other brand out there ...
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How to Choose Website Colors in 6 Steps

On a website, color, fonts, imagery, textures, graphics, and copy all work together to create a cohesive whole that is designed to draw visitors in and connect with them. The element that tends ...
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What’s the difference between a blog and a website?

Last week, one of my students who is just beginning her journey into the online world as a business owner, asked about a blog - "What is it? What's it for? Is there ...
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To Increase Website Conversions, Avoid These DIY Mistakes

Let me start this post by with a fact: every service-based business needs a website. When you're ready to grow your business, a website is a non-negotiable asset, and happily, there are quite a few platforms ...
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How to find blog post topics (that people will actually read)

Has this ever happened to you...you sat down at your keyboard to crank out a blog post. And you stared at that damn blinking cursor...with no idea of what to write about. When you ...
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My process & tools for blogging consistently

I've been blogging for years. I started on a personal blog in 2012, launched a blog for teen writers that I ran from 2013-2016, and now I write on Entwine Web Design and ...
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How to write, structure, & format a blog post in 5 steps

Can I ask you a question? When you launched your website did you have the best of intentions to blog but then...life and business happened? Did posting on your blog turn into #onemoredamnthing to ...
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6 Benefits of Blogging for Business

Blogging, vlogging, social media, video, podcasting and on and on and on. The options for creating content for your clients and visitors can feel huge and overwhelming. It can also feel like a ...
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How to Write a Client Case Study to Build Your Business

One of my all-time favorite weekend or evening activities is to grab a good book, curl up on the couch, and completely lose myself in a story. If the story is written well, ...
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Brittney Stefanic Sleep Consultant | Custom Branding, Design & Development

Brittney Stefanic and I have worked together for years...as teachers. We both taught at the local high school and even participated for an entire year in a "Master Teacher" program that our school ...
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