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Running a business as a part-time entrepreneur is hard work, especially if you’re wearing many hats. And you’ve probably got other obligations, like working a full-time job, part-time job, or going to school. Getting organized will make juggling your responsibilities as a business owner easier. When you’re organized, you can make the most of your […]

3 Easy Ways to Organize Your Business as a Part-time Entrepreneur


If you’ve owned a business for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard a marketing guru say: “You NEED an email list!” The reasoning is that social media is rented land, but your email list and website are things that you actually own. So, you go to Google and try to choose an email marketing […]

Have You Been Wondering Which Email Marketing Platform to Use?

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Email Marketing

Isn’t it so frustrating to have to dig through your inbox to find that *one* email from your client? Multiply by all the clients you’re working with, and you’ll be spending more time in your inbox than you’d probably like to be. I recently cut down on the amount of emails that I have to […]

How to Set Up a Client Trello Board to Make Working Together Easier


One of my favorite parts of the brand design process is putting together a polished brand style guide for clients! This guide is simply a document with all of your brand color, font, and aesthetic information. I also like to include key brand messaging – like a mission statement, brand voice/tone, core values, etc. In […]

How to Create a Brand Style Guide in 5 Easy Steps


In this podcast episode, I’m want sharing 5 tools that will help you save time, get organized, and serve well in your creative business. You might have heard of some (or all of these) already, but I hope you’ll learn something new by me sharing about how I use them!  In case you’re new to […]

5 Tools to Help You Save Time, Get Organized & Serve Well

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These tips will help you make the most of using Trello to manage projects within your creative business. When you first start using Trello, there are some hidden features you might not know about! In this video, I’m sharing 6 Trello tricks like what to do with cards when you’re done with them, using the […]

6 Trello Tips & Tricks (for Beginners)

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Opt-in freebies are free incentives that you offer your audience in exchange for their email address, and they’re a great way to grow your email list! That might sound like a lot of work, but don’t worry, you don’t have to deliver each freebie manually thanks to automated workflows in Flodesk. Once you do the […]

How to Automatically Send Opt-in Freebies Using Flodesk

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So, you’ve got an awesome freebie and you’re ready to share it with your audience! In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a freebie opt-in form using Flodesk. You can link to this form on your website, and when people fill it out, they’ll be subscribed to your email list and […]

How to Create a Freebie Opt-in Form Using Flodesk

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If you aren’t a designer, but still want to create beautiful opt-ins for your email list, use Canva! In this tutorial, I’ll show you just how to create a checklist freebie in Canva. Wait, what’s a freebie?! Since you clicked on this article, you probably already know what a freebie is. But just in case […]

How to Create a Checklist Freebie in Canva

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Canva makes it easy to create Pinterest graphic layouts for your business. In this tutorial, I’ll show you just how quickly you can create & customize your own pin graphics – all from scratch! We’ll be making 3 different pin layouts: A background image with text on top An image with a color block & […]

3 Pinterest Graphic Layouts You Can Create & Customize in Canva

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