I like to use Asana to keep my projects and tasks organized. Honestly, I use Asana and Trello the same way. The only difference is that I create everything in Trello first and then keep it organized in Asana. Continue reading “Behind the Scenes: How I use Asana for My Business”
Creating your own business is hard. One of the hardest parts is creating a business name. Here are the steps I went through to create my business name. Continue reading “How to Create Your Business Name”
When I first tried to set up mailchimp to send out my blog posts, I had a difficult time and I didn’t really see any information on how to set up mailchimp to send out blog posts, so I wanted to share my process. Continue reading “How to Setup a MailChimp Blog Newsletter”
I saw a question about how to get a free logo. A lot of people (non-graphic designers) answered use Canva or go to Fiverr. Continue reading “Can’t afford a logo? Temporary ideas until you can get one.”
In this post, I will walk you through how to create a blog post in WordPress. This is for users that already have a WordPress account.
If you don’t have a wordpress account, feel free to sign up for one and then follow along. Continue reading “How to Create a Blog Post in WordPress”
I like to use Trello to organize my ideas and create different projects. It has been monumental when it came to starting my business.
It was the first project management system I used, and I will continue to use it into the future because I love the simple layout and how easy it is to use. There is an app that you can download in the app/google store so that you can have access on your mobile phone. The best part is, it’s free! Continue reading “How to use Trello: An Inside Look into My Process”
What is it?
An inspiration board or mood board is used to gather ‘inspiration’ for the design process. Designers use it to find the style for branding a client’s business. Continue reading “What’s an Inspiration Board? The pros and cons of letting the client create them.”
Start Your Own Business, why I wasn’t sure about taking the leap
If you’ve read my bio or previous blogs, you know that I have never thought of owning my own business. It’s something that I was against. I thought it was too much work.
Then I changed my mind. There was nothing stopping me, and as a designer, I don’t really need a lot of money to start. It took me about 3 months to decide and then actually launch my site. Continue reading “Start Your Own Business: There’s no such thing as being perfectly prepared”
When I’m designing, the first thing I do is research. Here are a few color resources I use to get inspiration, find colors, and save color schemes.
Color resources I use to get inspiration
When I want to look up colors or various options for one different color I like to use color-hex.com and flatuicolorpicker.com. When you click on the link for the color you like in color-hex.com, it also shows you color palette options. Sometimes I use these 2 sites just to look up the hex value (#000000) for a color. Continue reading “Inside Look: Color Resources”
Basic Color Meanings
Here are the meanings of a few basic colors. I’ve also created a resource section if you want to get more information on the meanings of these colors.
Red- Passion, Fire
Green – Nature, Money
Blue- Trustworthy, Loyal
Purple- Regal, Creative