Are You Reaching Your Digital Members?

You and your staff may know most of your members personally, but what about those you haven’t met who are lying just on the periphery, perusing the website and following on social media? Are you reaching your digital members? Here are some (free) tools you already have in your pocket to do just that. YOUR […]

6 important things to know when someone builds a site for you!

So you’ve decided to make a website! Great! You need it in today’s digital world to talk to the people that are looking for all the awesome things you do. But, just a couple of things that may be helpful to know after you’ve had someone build your site for you. Before reading this list […]

Invoicing Made Beautiful.

As creatives ourselves, we’re pumped to share a new, custom-design invoice system that not only syncs with QuickBooks but also has a gorgeous and seamless interface, the ability to sign e-contracts and even leave a tip! Enter, inly. With over 2,500 entrepreneurs currently using the platform, they’re spearheading the art (quite literally) of invoicing in […]

Take Great Photos With Your Phone Pt. Two

PART TWO: TRICKS (Apps + Gear) Piggybacking off Part One (“Tips”) in this 2-part blog series, here’s our head-nod to the tricks of the trade: the best apps and gear to make your photos look and feel next-level! We split them into beginner, intermediate, and pro subcategories so you can pick which is right for you, and […]

Best Christmas Designs PART 1: Trends of 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the…year? Seems early perhaps, but ’tis the season for all things Christmas prep, and to kick things off, we’ve curated a selection of our favorite Christmas sermon designs from 2017 – both from our own team as well as others! Graphic design, and in particular sermon design, is limited […]

YOU’VE BEEN FRAMED! By Facebook, that is.

And no, we don’t mean the whole data exploitation scandal. We’re talking about Facebook frames! This is a little post on how to use Facebook frames to market your brand on social media. SO, WHAT ARE THEY? Here’s the dealio. Facebook created these nifty little customizable frames so you can give your profile pic a little […]

Take Great Photos With Your Phone

Too quick to snap, too hasty to learn. This describes the majority of us in the culture of the moment. With arms outstretched and fingers on the screen, we point and shoot our camera phones at all the intimate details of our daily life. While taking mobile pictures is super practical, doing it well is […]

So glad We used Google! We almost got caught in a scam loop!

The other day I started a correspondence from an inquiry and got 4 emails into the request before googling the email address. So glad I googled, I almost got caught in a scam loop! I found a slew of people reporting this scam that almost tripped me up! As a freelance designer or small business […]

Low-Budget Tuneage for Your Videos

As we march on in this digital age, videos are everywhere – on websites and social media platforms like Netflix, Youtube, Snapchat, etc. Pretty soon, video will be more prevalent than text or photos! Why though? What makes them so captivating? For one: they’re VISUAL. But also: they’re audible! And audio can make or break the […]

Color Trends: 2018, The Future Is BRIGHT!

“Colors, like features, follow the chain of emotions.” – Pablo Picasso We may not be able to discern how color affects us, but it’s something that has a profound impact on us every day. Oscar Wilde famously said color can “speak to your soul in a thousand different ways.” Think about it. Loud neons evoke […]