Don't be a Guru. Be a helper. If you spend any time in the online world, you will see many self-confessed gurus out there. In all type of areas. The six-figure launch, client attraction, FB ad's and so many more. I think most of us can write the intro to their...read more
Just starting out and unsure which web platform to choose? If you are new to the idea of having your own website, you may be wrestling with the idea of which one. There is a big choice out there. Hopefully, you will know why you need one, even when you have...read more
Business Lesson from the most unlikely places Over the last few months, there has been so much media coverage of The World Cup, Love Island, and Le Tour De France. So as I sip my coffee I was wondering if there are any business lessons to learn from these...read more
Brand Personality The other week I gave a talk at a local networking event called "Why Brand Consistency is Queen". So today I wanted to talk more about, what is Brand Personality. The personality of your brand is all about how you express your brand through your...read more
Banish Mind Monkeys with this When you are running a business, from the outside it looks like so much fun. However, something which affects pretty much every entrepreneur ... is the Mind Monkeys. In other words, those stories, beliefs, mental blocks (aka mindset)...read more
Three Simple Steps to creating an authentic business “Being Authentic” seems like a buzz word at the moment. A marketing term used by many as a catch-all . However when read in context with the marketing message, it is anything but authentic. Anything but real...read more
So I've installed Divi, now what? So you have installed the Divi Theme for WordPress. Congrats! I love it, and I know many other people do. But I also remember that feeling of being lost and being overwhelmed when I created my first site (far too many years ago to...read more
Five website problems and how to fix them I often talk about website shame. There can be various reasons why people don’t want to, or feel unconfident in sharing their website address with others. I’m all about turning your digital home aka your website, into a...read more
A Branding Exercise : Putting on your ideal client shoes We know that putting ourselves in other people's shoes, seeing the world from their viewpoint, helps us to a good friend. Well, the same can be said for how you treat your customers. This powerful branding...read more
How to Prepare for Your Web Design Project Preparing to have a new website designed and built is exciting. It can also be mind-boggling, intimidating, overwhelming, and stressful. If you haven’t had a website designed before, then it can be hard to know what you...read more
Website Builders So you have decided to create a website. Now what? You have some ideas about what you want it to look like. Maybe you even have some ideas about branding and imagery. But now it’s time to think and decide what platform or website builder you are going...read more
The ONLY 3 types of Web Fonts you will need The wonderful world of fonts. There are days when it feels like I’m a kid in a sweetie shop when I look at font choices. Sooooo many decisions to make. It can be tough deciding on just three to work with for a website. But...read more
Five Tips for How to Work with a Website Designer or Developer This week I wanted to share with you, my top five tips for how to work with a designer or developer. Over the past 3 years of website designing and 10 plus years of corporate project management, I’ve...read more
Creating a Colour Palette for your Brand One element of creating a brand is selecting the colour palette you want to use for your website and social media graphics. In this previous blog post, I shared one approach to choosing your brand colours. Today I wanted to...read more
The 4 Personality Types Your Website Needs To Appeal To This week I want to cover a topic that I’ve seen so many DIYers gloss over. Website Personality Types. Hands up if at some point you have taken a personality test. They are very common in the corporate world....read more
The LBD of Text Colour – Terracotta is the new black. Black and White Days – Old school Body Font colour days. Having a LBD (Little Black Dress) of body font colour is ok. Using the ‘go to’ of black and grey is fine. I even use grey. There is a long history of why...read more
The Guru Approach to Decision Making Childs play As kids, the biggest decision making came down to how to choose who will be “it” at the start of a game. Maybe you were part of the rock, paper, or scissor gang. Or maybe you saw who drew the shortest straw. Or maybe...read more
My Top Resources To Design a Website from Scratch In my previous blog post, I shared my web design secrets. I know as a previous DIY myself, it can be hard trying to figure out how to design a website from scratch. In today’s post, I’d like to share my top four...read more
The Basic Anatomy of Logo Design Creating a logo can mean many things to many people. For some, it’s a must have, others it’s a sign they are ready to get serious about their biz, others it’s about visibility. Just as having your first website is a big step for many...read more
How to choose brand colours – My simple tip how to selecting your Brand Colours One of the key elements in branding, is the use of colour. I view it as adding the tonic to the gin. It’s the perfect complement to using your branding fonts and graphics. Some people...read more
How to Design a Website from Scratch This week I wanted to share some ideas about how to design a website from scratch. Most DIYers are all starting from the same place. Having minimal knowledge about graphic or web design. This is why so many people feel in a total...read more
A story about pricing Today I’m sharing with you a story about pricing. Deciding what to charge for a product or service can be such a complex topic. There are many schools of thought, heated debates and “success” formulas on this matter. Deciding on a price can be...read more
How to Create a Great Business Team Around You and Your Website It’s so important to have a great group of people around, as you launch your website and business. I know it can seem daunting juggling all the different elements. It’s something a lot of people...read more
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