Are you working on designing your own logo or creating your own brand? Want to learn the exact logo design process that a real live graphic designer implements for their clients every single day? Click through to find out!
The new year means new habits, and I'm making it a habit to keep you guys in the loop on what I'm working on! Nialogique's branding was one of my favorites of 2016, so I thought it was a perfect place to start!
Are you Pinterest graphics working for your brand? You may not be gaining the traction you'd like all because your Pinterest graphics aren't up to par. Learn about these 5 Tips for Designing Pinterest Graphics that Stand Out and give your Pinterest graphics a makeover!
Creating an Illustrator template for my social media graphics has been a total life saver! Not having to recreate a brand new graphic every single time I publish a new blog post saves me 30 minutes every. single. time. You need a template too – so follow these three simple steps to create them!
I want each and every one of you to be killer designers. But, depending on your graphic design experience, you may still be making a few of these mistakes that DIY graphic designers make. Luckily, they're all super easy to fix, so click through to find out if you're making these mistakes too!
Let's face it, brush fonts are TOTALLY in right now. But with that being said, it can be super overwhelming to decide on which brush font to choose and what font to pair it with! I've put together a list of my top five favorite brush fonts – and font pairings for each – to help you pick your favorite too!
I encourage all of my Squarespace clients to install Google Analytics onto their site. In this post, I walk you through, step-by-step, how to set up Google Analytics in Squarespace, so you can start utilizing this powerful tool, too!
Should you be using Google Analytics on your Squarespace site, even though Squarespace has its own analytics dashboard? You should probably be using both, but for different reasons. Read on to learn how to utilize both to your advantage.
By creating consistent and cohesive graphics for your social media posts and profiles, you'll quickly increase your brand recognition on social media and turn your followers into raving fans. I’ve outlined a few easy steps you can take to do just that, plus, I've added a FREE checklist you can download and save for later!
Creating a successful font pairing to use consistently within your brand is a surefire way to create a cohesive and memorable brand identity. This post teaches you the basics of choosing font pairings, plus includes a list of my favorite websites to find fonts, as well as an infographic to pin later!
By using stock photos effectively for your blog or business, your audience engagement will increase, your visual branding will feel consistent across every platform and your brand will be memorable and impactful. Are you using stock photos as well as you should be?
Over the last 4 months since I've implemented my Pinterest strategy, my following and website traffic has grown DAILY. Without Pinterest, I would not have the email list I have, the ever increasing page views and the constantly growing following. By implementing these 5 steps, you too can see results with Pinterest!
Step two of my branding design process is always to create a mood board. Mood boards create consistency, direction and narrow your focus when you're developing a new brand identity. Gain direction in your own DIY branding process by learning how to create your own mood board here!
There is surprisingly a lot of detail that goes into setting up a design file for print. I want to make sure you do it correctly, so you don't waste money at the print shop. In this post, I've outlined how to set up and save your design files for print preparation in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
Finding design inspiration is an integral part of my design process. Getting ideas and knowing where to start can often be one of the hardest parts about graphic design. To help with your design process, I put together a guide to beat your creative block and a list of my favorite sites to find design inspiration.
Learn how and why my logo has single-handedly brought in business and how yours can do the same. Plus I have added a FREE downloadable Comprehensive Logo Brainstorming Guide to lead you through this process, so you too can come out with a kickin' logo.
If you are a blogger or entrepreneur looking for free and cheap stock photos, look no further. I have compiled the ultimate list of graphic designer approved, free and cheap stock photo sites. Take a look at the list and save it for later!
Understanding how to optimize your Squarespace site for SEO is important if you want to end up on the first page of Google. I put together my top ten search engine optimization tips for Squarespace users to improve your SEO implement these 10 tips today to become ranked on Google!
Coming up with a color palette for your brand can be crazy hard. To help you get over this branding hump, I have put together a step-by-step guide on my proven methods for coming up with the best color scheme for your brand or business.
We all know Pinterest group boards can be super helpful in growing your Pinterest audience and for increasing the likelihood of your pins going viral. I struggled for months trying to figure out how to find group boards, how to join group boards and how to use group boards. BUT, I have finally cracked the code and laid it all out for you in this post!
Understanding the difference between raster and vector images can have a huge impact on your image resolution and quality. I've made it simple for you to ensure you're using the proper file types for print and web and are able to understand the difference between the two!
Becoming an entrepreneur has led me on a crazy life rollercoaster for the last six months, and doesn't look like it will be leveling-out any time soon. Here is what I have learned so far along the way!