How Saying No to the Wrong Clients Can Keep You in Alignment

Recently, I said no to a prospective client who has inquired about a full branding project. 

Now, this isn’t a revolutionary idea. But it was a particularly tough decision for me at the time. I’d had a full schedule for a few months, but suddenly I hit this lull. I had no projects coming up, no money coming into my business and with maternity leave right around the corner, I had a bit of a freak out. 

I knew we weren’t a good match, but I felt like I had to say yes.

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5 Purposeful Logo Variations that Your Brand Needs

The most important thing about a well-rounded brand is that you have a set of options that complement each other but solve different problems. 

Live I’ve said before (in my blog post about Holistic Brand Design), your logo should be more than beautiful. At the end of the day, it’s a solution to a problem. The problem? You have a business that you want to share, and you need to attract the right audience. The solution? A logo / brand that catches the attention of your dream audience — something that they can fall in love with and that fits their values & style.

And within that branding, you need the solution to be a bit variable. A one-size-fits-all logo isn’t going to be as effective as having a few different options. 

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Infusing Your Social Media with Your Brand

There are so many opportunities in your business to intentionally connect with your audience. Social media is one of the best ways to get fresh eyes on your business and share your mission. This week, I encourage you to view social media as an extension of your brand. A place to keep building brand recognition and that visual identity, which will help you attract your dreamy ideal audience.

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Introducing the Social Media Membership

Besides a holistic brand identity, the #1 game changer for my clients this year has been templates to use within their business. Specifically for social media graphics. Growing and sustaining a business is a lot of work. And templates allow you to use that time wisely, getting the most impact without wasting hours each week planning, designing, editing and saving graphics.

So today I’m introducing the…

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Creating Content That Engages: with Marisa of RISE Creative

We live in a world of constant information. Every day new content is being thrown at us from all different social media platforms and creative outlets. The idea of content creation for a new or blossoming brand can seem overwhelming in comparison to all of the content already out there. Luckily, if you’re a cause-driven brand, there is something about your company that sets you apart from everyone else. Your heart and mission are what makes you unique, and because of that mission, there are many things you can do to create content that engages.

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