Creative business

It’s ok if you’re struggling to share your work at the moment.

It’s ok if you’re struggling to share your work at the moment.

So am I. Lately I’ve found it really tough to put myself and my work out there in the world. Being seen takes courage even at the best of times, and right now fear and stress is so heightened that taking that leap of courage feels like one of the hardest things to do....

How to spot scam emails

How to spot scam emails

Scam emails are an annoyance, and they’re a dangerous one. In our inbox overloaded world, it’s easy to click a link without thinking twice, especially if the email is preying on a fear or insecurity, telling you there’s a problem with your account that needs fixing....

Fixing website problems: my process

Fixing website problems: my process

If you have a website, you’ve probably already had at least one experience where it has thrown a tantrum and refused to cooperate properly. Something suddenly looks completely out of place, filter buttons stop working or the edits you just made to your website don’t...

5 tips for working with a web designer

5 tips for working with a web designer

My first experience with a web designer was from the other side of the computer, when I was asked to one for the organisation I was working for and manage the build of a website. While I didn't do too badly with it, it was the first time I'd had to work with a web...

Aligned seo: 6 starter tips

Aligned seo: 6 starter tips

Want to work on your website search engine rankings? Most likely you will have heard of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO is the practice of optimising your website so it is listed by search engines, which in itself is a fairly straightforward practice. However,...

Paid photography resources

Paid photography resources

While you can get some rather beautiful photographs for free nowadays (see my post here to find out more about that), sometimes you need to pay to get the perfect pic for what you need. In my experience, you can find some fabulous, not too 'stocky' stock photos to...

Getting to know Mailchimp

Getting to know Mailchimp

Mailchimp is one of the most used email marketing programmes out there, particularly by small and startup business thanks to it’s free basic plan. It can be confusing to get your head around though, so in this post I'm going to give an overview of Mailchimp to help...

Working in seasons

Working in seasons

Recently I've come across several different notions of how we can live and work in harmony with our 'seasons', and I find the concept fascinating. When I worked as an employee we used to set yearly, quarterly and monthly goals, and through my journey setting up as a...

Grow your Instagram, authentically

Grow your Instagram, authentically

Struggling to get the most out of Instagram? Can't increase your following? Wondering how to engage without losing your integrity? Have a #headache? Fear not! In today's post, I'm sharing 5 resources I've found and tried (and like) to help you get the most out of your...

Website editing tips – text

Website editing tips – text

Having the freedom to edit your own website is a wonderful thing, but it can also be a lot to take in at once. Let's break it down, this time looking at editing text. Like everything in life, a little learning and perseverance is needed if you want to keep your...