Creative business

The best website tool ever?

The best website tool ever?

Simply the best website tool ever... did that title draw you in? Did it spark a moment of scarcity, or of fear that there's something you should be doing on your website - which you're not? Those kind of headlines generally do that to me. There is so much chatter on...

Free photography resources

Free photography resources

Stock photographs. The very words make many of us shiver. They can bring to mind terribly staged pictures filled with false smiles, but stock photography has come a long way. The web is full of beautiful photographs that are just begging to be used, and they don't...

10 inspiring female artist websites

10 inspiring female artist websites

Today I'm sharing 10 inspiring female artist websites for any other female artists out there! If you're an artist and are wanting to create your very first website or give your existing website a make-over, gathering inspiration is an excellent thing to do. Gathering...

You don’t *have* to have a website

You don’t *have* to have a website

(say whaaaaaaaaat!!??)Oh yes, I said it. A web designer just told you that having a website isn't necessarily essential to your business. Why? Well the short answer is that you don't have to do anything other people tell you to do in your business (except maybe taxes,...

Lessons I learned from deleting my Facebook page

Lessons I learned from deleting my Facebook page

At the start of the year I made the admittedly terrifying decision to delete my Facebook page for my business. And I did it. I'd been toying with the idea for a while, as it simply wasn't bringing me much joy. I've been using Facebook less and less over the past year,...

Find a creative service to grow your creative business

Find a creative service to grow your creative business

As a small creative business, I love to support other small creative businesses whenever I can. Together we are most definitely stronger, and we often understand each other's positions and needs better than larger agencies can. Below I've brought together a whole...

4 seo questions to ask yourself

4 seo questions to ask yourself

Thinking about spending some time getting into your SEO? Being clear on your priorities and the reason you're working on your SEO can really provide direction and focus, making things oh so much easier... so below I've suggested a few questions you could ask yourself...

Online shops I love (that aren’t Amazon)

Online shops I love (that aren’t Amazon)

Like so many people this year, I've been making a real effort to buy from small or independent businesses rather than lining Jeff Bezos' pockets even further. I do admit there is the odd thing I've struggled to source outside Amazon, but where I could I've tried hard...

Tools that helped my business thrive in challenging times

Tools that helped my business thrive in challenging times

I can barely believe the end of the year is starting to creep up on us, and yet it edges closer every day. As I look outside my window today, most of the leaves have dropped from their summer home on the trees, and autumn begins to slide into winter. The Christmas...

Build an Instagram landing page in Divi

Build an Instagram landing page in Divi

If you have an Instagram account for your business, you're probably all to familiar with the quandry of what link to use in your bio. It's certainly one of my enduring frustrations that links placed into Instagram captions don't actually work as clickable links (I...