More customizations for all you Squarespace lovers today! This one changes the standard newsletter block. I find that this can be a dead giveaway that your site is built on Squarespace, so why not jazz it up? These two handy code snippets will allow you to customize your submit buttons as well as the form fields. As always, it's super easy - just copy and paste!Read More
Instagram, and social media in general, are helpful tools for small business owners that can provide a free marketing opportunity. But what would happen if you STOPPED marketing your biz on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter?
That's the question I wondered when I decided to quit Instagram. And what I found out about my business was a total surprise.Read More
Are you staying consistent in the message your brand delivers? One way to be sure is by defining your core brand values. Once you clearly define your core brand values, it will be much easier to stay consistent and to promote your brand across various channels.Read More
SEO is something everyone wants but no one fully understands.
This is partly because Google is sneaky - always changing its algorithm. It can be hard to keep up with the new rules. But there are actually some really simple tips you can use to make sure your SEO ranking is as high as possible.Read More
This little logo process is from the branding process for BASH Event Planning & Design. This was a challenging but FUN project to bring to life.Read More
Feeling excited for a little road trip in the works, so I created a mood board and color palette for inspiration. Deep green trees, windows down, sunsets fading into starry nights... serious design inspiration!Read More
Growing your newsletter list is so important when you run an online business. It can help you keep in touch with your dream clients, build trust with your audience and promote new offerings. But the question my web clients always ask is: Where is the best place to add my newsletter opt-in or sign up form?Read More
New work! This lovely web launch for Snow Shimazu, a holistic health pro and yoga expert, is a great example of a light, airy website. Lots of white space (her name is Snow after all!), gorgy parallax photos and beautiful branding.Read More
So you've just been given a beautiful new branding package from your designer full of brand new fonts and everything else. But now you're stumped as to how to add these custom branded fonts to your Squarespace site. But I've gotcher back with a Squarespace hack for you that will bring those branded fonts to life online!Read More
Whether you’ve just launched your own yoga studio or are a seasoned veteran looking for a brand refresh, there are four main ideas to help you find your focus. I have 4 simple, actionable tips you can use for your own yoga brand.Read More
In my last post, I went over how to jazz up some common design trends and make them unique to your brand. I'm diving back into today with some common design trends that I see ALL OVER Pinterest. Especially for wedding pros and boss ladies, these trends are HOT. But I'll show you how to make them distinctive so that you and your brand stand out.Read More
What's that? You want more #squarespacehacks? Ya? Well you are in luck my frand. I've got a really cool one today that I'm pumped to share: Custom Block Quotes! This is so perfect for featured testimonials or important tidbits you want to call attention to on a sales page. So let's fancy up those boring old Squarespace quotes, shall we?Read More
I've had lots of new branding projects lately that I've been meaning to share! Two of these were for holistic health providers specializing in acupuncture + herbal medicine or yoga + massage. Here are the logo processes for both!Read More
Another day, another Squarespace hack! This hack helps you add a cool border to your text to create a boxed text. This is great for when you want to call attention to certain text. Perfect for sales pages or even for testimonials or quotes! Read on for the full tutorial.Read More
Because you deserve a killer website to match your badass brand and business.
1 - You can't even update it If you have to call your web developer for every little text change, you should rethink your website set up. There is LITERALLY no reason for you to have any trouble updating your own site on a basic level.Read More
When I talk to other creative biz owners, the most common complaint they have at any given time is about their out-of-control inbox. "Who has the time?" they say, or "It's just too overwhelming." And inbox zero? "Impossible!" There are a few major problems with having an inbox that is overflowing...Read More
I've got another little snippet of code for all you Squarespace lovers today! This one is for that boring old "Read More" link that appears on a Summary Block. Especially if you are using Squarespace's Summary Block to showcase your blog posts, the "Read More" link is often a good spot to get your audience to engaged (ie: so that they read more!) with your featured posts. So how do you take it from boring black text to something that matches your brand? I've gotcher back.Read More
Can we just have some real talk right now? Ya? Ok, the thing is, there's a lot of design trends that are just being recycled. Over and over and over. The problem with this (besides being boring), is that the logos aren't actually making their brands standout. You deserve to be on trend AND have a logo that won't be seen anywhere else.Read More