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Okay listen up, here’s why you need to have professional brand photos taken asap! Firstly brand photos are a suite of professional photos that represent you, your brand, and what you do. Having this suite of photos will position you as being professional, organized, and effortlessly on brand in everything your brand puts out. Stock […]

Brand Photoshoots




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okay, okay – hear me out. It’s not that I don’t value authenticity because I do! In fact, I believe that for a modern brand to succeed they NEED to be authentic. People are craving more transparent brands now more than ever. And we can see through the bullshit. But here’s the thing- authenticity isn’t […]

Authentic Isn’t a Value




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Seriously though! Purchasing a Showit template could be the best brand decision you ever make for your business. The price you pay for a fully customizable, pre-designed website, with live chat support, AND with no coding necessary is worth every penny. And I’m not just saying that! A professional site that is easy to use […]

How to Edit a Showit Template

Branding, Web Design



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If you’ve been around for a while you know that I’m totally obsessed with brand strategy and talk about it all of the time, and if you are new you can read more about my love for brand strategy here, here, and here. But let’s be real, developing a brand strategy can be a lot […]

Park 21 Design: How I Created a Brand in One Day

Brand Strategy, Branding



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The other night, like most nights, I hopped into bed with my favorite mug of pipin’ hot mint tea and started reading one of the current books on my nightstand: High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard. One of his talking points is that high performers have more clarity on who they are and what they […]

Three Questions Every High Performing Brand Should Be Able to Answer




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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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