Posts tagged Business Tips
How to Choose the Right Brand Designer

Choosing the right brand designer to create visuals that represent your brand is VITAL. Let me say that again (but it’s worth repeating about 50 times), choosing the right designer is VITAL. You need a designer that's going to jump on the same page as you—someone who understands your vision, your audience, and your vibe.

I'll admit, the process of finding the right designer can be difficult. I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to get in front of my niche, my ideal clients, and those that I know I’d love to work with and who would love to work with me. But I watch the Facebook group posts that go out “In need of a designer!” and 50+ designers respond. It can be CONFUSING! You don’t know how to make the right decision—or even know where to start when it comes to considering designers.

There's a lot of pressure choosing a designer to represent you and your business. But I think there can be a good place to start. I believe there's a way you can set yourself up for success by asking important questions and knowing what to look for to ensure you choose the right brand designer.

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Brand Yourself – Part 3

Your branding journey.

Let's get personal. I've covered in Parts 1 and 2 the importance of branding and what branding looks like—but what does branding look like specifically for YOU and your biz? Do you even need a brand update?

Honestly, only you can answer those questions. But I do have some questions for you that'll hopefully help you figure it out. First, let's take a quick look at the financial implications a new brand would have on your business (because at the end of the day, it boils down to how much money you're making):

1. What is the value of one customer to you? In other words, what does one new customer make you in additional income? What's it worth to you to pick up that one new client? For example: $300.

2. Do you believe that new and better branding for your business will result in drawing in at least one new customer a month? Of course! At LEAST one, hopefully more!

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Top 5 Tips for Hiring the Right Photographer

A post like this has been on my mind for a very long time. I’ve seen so many poor photos plague company webpages and Christmas cards. Your photos can make or break your brand (or your Christmas card), so choosing the right photographer is critical. Here are few thoughts before diving into my top 5 tips for hiring the right photographer.

First of all, this is based on my personal experience with hiring a photographer, both personally as well as professionally. This is what I, as an individual, have found to be true for me. With my design background and training, I have a good eye when it comes to composition, color, and well put together visuals—so I am a credible source when it comes to knowing a good photographer and what you want to look for in photography.

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