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Boundaries… such a buzzword, but an important one at that. Many of us have struggled at some point with setting and maintaining boundaries as creative service providers, myself included. It’s through those challenging moments that we learn the importance of boundaries in business and what that looks like for each of us. For our fifth […]

Guest Expert Series 05: Oh Sierra on Client Boundaries

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For many of us, using Instagram to market our creative small businesses is clearly a smart move. Where things get a bit hazy is how we want to best use the platform and develop our own Instagram strategy — how much do we want to be on it, how do we want to present ourselves […]

Guest Expert Series 04: Diana Davis on Instagram Strategy

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If you’re been with Quill & Co. for a while, you know we’re allllll about Brand Strategy and why it can work wonders for small businesses. And if you’re new to these parts of the interwebs, first off, welcome! And second off, you should know that on the blog we chat a lot about brand […]

The Ultimate Guide to Brand Strategy

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For our third episode in the Guest Expert Series, Morgan Moore gives us the scoop on working as a Virtual Assistant and how we should approach out-sourcing. In the designer space especially, outsourcing is oftentimes tossed around as a clear-cut solution to growing your business, but we often don’t talk about the details that go […]

Guest Expert Series 03: Morgan Moore on Hiring & Outsourcing

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Like any small business, running a design business comes with its own ebbs and flows in inquiries. Some months you may get a ton of people ready to invest in your services, and other months may be quieter. It’s highly likely that these slumps in outreach have little to do with you and your work […]

Creative Cash Infusion Ideas for Designers

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Meet Marisa

founder | Designer

It took me years to realize I wasn't clear on who my brand was, what my values were, or which ideal clients I wanted to notice me. I want to save you that time.

It's a struggle to stand out in a sea of sameness. But I believe, it doesn't have to be that way. I believe that you deserve a brand that speaks to your dream clients, that makes you stand out and has an original feel that captures your story & mission.

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