What I Wish Everyone Knew About Branding

Branding is so much fun. It’s all colors and fonts and all things pretty. Right? Well… almost. Branding is a bit more like baking a cake. Do you have a favorite cake recipe? Like a REALLY good recipe, all from scratch, like your gramama used to make? Close your eyes for a second, and imagine […]

What is Google Analytics? (And why should I care?)

Google Analytics… Yeah, we’re going there today. If you’re a business with a website, you should care about Google Analytics. I’ll tell you why in a minute. What is Google Analytics? I’m glad you asked! It’s analytics with the power of google behind it. Let me take it one step further – it’s a free, powerful […]

Where to begin when digital marketing is overwhelming

Digital marketing can get really overwhelming really fast. I was at an arcade a few weeks ago. It was a fundraiser for my daughter’s school and it was total chaos. The place smelled like a dirty hotel, there were kids running around like wild banshees, and about a third of the machines were broken. Seriously. […]

Project Highlight: Art Gallery Website

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7 ways a mobile site can make your business better

There’s a lot of talk around mobile sites. “Everyone is on mobile now!” “Design for mobile first!” “You’re missing out on customers!” A lot of these are true, but what does that actually mean to you – a business owner? Who cares if your site doesn’t load great on mobile, right? At least you have […]

The top 4 things to look for in a website audit

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Have you ever done a website audit? They can be a little bit intimidating. A website audit is kind of like cleaning a messy room. I’m not talking a quick 5 minutes and you’re done sort of clean… No, the kind of room that you avoid because you know it needs to be cleaned and you […]