Switching from a traditional web design project model to only working with clients through Design Days changed the game for my business. When I made the switch to Design Days, I was able to up-level my income, boost profitability, and most importantly, build the type of business I’d always wanted (with the flexibility I’d always wanted, too).

March 7, 2023

You know the age-old phrase, “work smarter, not harder?” That’s totally me for my business. And in order for me to work smarter, I have to have a plan in place. It took a few years, but I finally have a system that allows me to create my YouTube videos. Thanks in large part to my so-called Lazy Person’s YouTube Setup, I am able to be consistent with my video creation.

February 21, 2023

Have you finally decided to give your website a much needed redesign?

Redesigning your website can be overwhelming and tricky. It’s so important when you make the transition from your old site to your new site, that the search engine rankings you worked so hard for are maintained, or even better, improved!

January 10, 2023

I have all the juicy details to a YouTube setup for beginners because I lived it. My journey with YouTube started way back in 2016. I bought fancy lights, a backdrop, and a microphone that I can’t even find anymore. All with the goal of starting my own YouTube channel and creating videos to help all my fellow business owners.

But here’s the truth: video creation is hard! It takes time to come up with topics. And energy to to produce each video. The last thing I needed was a difficult and time-consuming setup.

December 14, 2022

When I decided to incorporate a community into my online business, I had a long list of wants. I knew I needed a platform that was easy for me to use, totally customizable, and (most importantly) engaging for my students and clients. I researched a ton of online community/membership platforms and narrowed it down to two options: Circle or Podia.

August 4, 2022

With potential clients, first impressions are everything. So why not make those early interactions as streamlined and effortless as possible? In my business, I use my Honeybook proposal template to send contracts, present invoices, and even process payments all in one place. If you want to make your onboarding process as easy as possible (for you and your clients), this is the place to start!

August 2, 2022

As a longtime Squarespace user, I’ve been dreaming of an eventual upgrade to their already-great drag-and-drop editor. Well, Squarespace has answered my prayers! They recently announced Fluid Engine, their new drag-and-drop editor, and I’m already in love.

July 26, 2022

If you haven’t noticed, I create a lot of content for my business. But editing my weekly videos and podcasts takes time–time I don’t always have. That’s why I use Descript, a transcription-based audio and video editor that saves me hours of editing work. Here’s why I love it! If you want to try Descript […]

July 5, 2022

I do a lot of different things in my business–from client work to education to running an online community–so I’m always looking for tools to make my life easier and help me scale my business. Circle had one just that! It’s an all-in-one online community platform where I can host events, facilitate discussions, and get to know my students better. Here’s my in-depth Circle review and some of my favorite features.

June 29, 2022

Fonts can make or break a website. So how do you find unique, premium fonts for your web design business? Here are some of my favorite resources and a few font trends I’m loving right now.

June 14, 2022