It’s no secret that I have got big ol’ juicy goals for 2019. In order to narrow in on what I wanted, I used the S.M.A.R.T. Goals method to map out my actionable daily tasks that would make the year long goal more possible. Happy to report that not only did I exceed my goals for January 2019, but that the new habits I’ve put in place (explained in detail in this blog) have changed the way I feel about my work, my productivity, and my creative flow.
Travel packing can be stress-inducing or a total breeze, and it all depends on how much you prep! After a year and a half of nomad-ing, here’s a recap of my top 10 travel must-pack’s for longer term trips specifically: organization, tech and accessories I can’t leave home without!
You may have forgotten about the biggest fraud in music festival history, but the internet sure hasn’t. This week, there were not one, but two documentaries out about Fyre Festival, the ultimate FOMO-inducing, all inclusive, pie-in-the-sky immersive musical festival on both Hulu and Netflix. I am breaking down the biggest marketing lessons we can learn from arguably the biggest mistake in music event history.
Being a small biz owner is no joke, and statistically, the majority of Small Businesses will fail within the first 5 years. As I approach my own five year mark (full of failures, lessons, big oopses, by the way) I wanted to take the time to share the business books I have read that really changed not only the way I thought about my small business, but changed the way I thought about myself as a business owner. Here’s a breakdown of my top faves!
Yesterday on my #desIGnLIVE, (my weekly-ish instagram live series where I talk all things branding and entrepreneurship) I did a little #askmeanything and took your questions about starting my biz, adobe creative cloud, Pinterest boards, etc. Since I did not pull together a ‘2018 Year in Review’ Blog this year, I am opting for this as a blog instead!
Approaching my 5th year in the brand design biz, it’s safe to say that I’ve trial-ed and error-ed my way around and through my new client on-boarding process. Based on the polls for what you all wanted covered on #desIGnLIVE (my weekly-ish instagram live series) this week, I’m sharing how a new client goes from total stranger to new client of MKW’s. Here’s the lowdown on how it goes down, step-by-step:
NEW PRINTS ADDED to the MKW Graphics Art Shop! Original prints available as a digital download to add a personal touch to your home or office. These make great gifts for the holidays! So what are you waiting for...get shoppin'!
We all know how much video ruled the digital landscape in 2018, and I think video and motion graphics will be even more of a big deal in to 2019! On my desIGnLIVE this week, I got to interview motion graphics designer @FredinMotion.tv about motion graphics, and in this blog post, I am outlining how small businesses can leverage motion graphics for their small biz growth!
Let’s be honest… of all the social platforms, Twitter is my weakest link. But that doesn’t mean it should be ignored! Instead, I decided to employ the help of a Twitter scheduler so I could batch write my tweets, share my content, and reach a new audience. Here’s a rundown of the Twitter schedulers I found and how they can help with Tweet Scheduling for small biz’s.
Interior Design websites can be a hefty undertaking (I know, I’ve done 4 of them already, with 2 in the wings!). Here are my 5 Tips for Interior Design websites + announcing the Ponton Interiors website design launch recap!