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The Building Blocks of a Successful Writing Practice

You have your book blueprint… It’s beautiful, it makes sense, it flows with ease, it shares your message and your heart. Now what? In this webinar, you’ll learn: How to set yourself up for success by designing your perfect writing practice. (It’s different for everyone.) How to fill in the next layer of your book…

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Are you overwhelmed by content marketing?

Content marketing is the best way to build trust with your audience, but wrangling your content across all the social media platforms can be a daunting task. In this Periscope video, I share some tips and tools you can use to save time as you share your content across platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and…

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An exercise in “Show Your Work”

I recently read Austin Kleon’s wonderful book “Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered” — which has inspired me to let this unpolished draft website go live. I’ve been planning to redesign my website for years, but I’ve let client projects and other work come first. There were some tangly…

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Show Your Work – first round of CSS updates

Last week, I created a child theme to prepare the WordPress backend for my style changes. It’s important to create a custom child theme so that if Genesis gets updated in the future, you don’t lose all of your custom code. Today, I created the first draft of a custom header, styled the navigation, adjusted…

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How to change your website’s “fav icon”

What’s a fav icon? In your browser bar, there’s a little image next to the URL:   This image will also appear in browser tabs and in the bookmarks folder. Customizing it is a nice touch and helps readers find your site easily. The Genesis theme by StudioPress uses a black box with a G…

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Help! I stink at picking colors that go together.

Developing color palettes can be a difficult skill to master, but there are plenty of free and paid resources to give you a leg up. COLOURLovers – Free “COLOURlovers is an international creative community that helps people discover their inner designer. We provide people with a wealth of user created & shared color inspiration as…

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