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How to use Corporative Storytelling For Your Website

Today we have a guest blogger, Matt Press. While at WordCamp Boston, I heard people speaking about using storytelling to design websites. I hadn't heard of this before and loved the idea. I had been planning a post on the topic when Matt reached out and said that he would write it for me. If a potential customer needs to choose between you and another brand often emotion sways the decision. We share how stories help make a sale.

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Fashion for the Web Designer

Today we explore fashion options for the web designer. If you are at all like me you spend waaaay too much time in yoga pants and stress when it comes time to meet with a client. I give you a bunch of options for a few scenarios, meeting in an office, in a coffee shop and what to wear to dress up your jeans.

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How to Make the Divi Featured Images Smaller on Your Blog Page

One of my most popular blog posts provides the code for making featured images smaller on the Divi Blog. I wanted to update you and let you know that there is a premium plugin which solves this in just a click. KK Divi Blogger which offers you four layouts with eight different image sizes that you can use. It includes options for the grid module if that is your desired look. Thank you for reading!

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WordCamp Boston 2016 Content & Writing Panel

The Content & Writing panel was loaded with great tips. A few things we reviewed: which comes first the post or SEO, how much to you study the Analytics, growing your audience, editorial calendars and what is your secret for getting a post out in a hurry?

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Summer Reading

My apologies, a few of you reached out to tell me that you weren't able to open my email. Here's to round 2, a redo. My round of up business + fiction that I am reading, have read or is in the Eileen queue for summer reading. I love a good book so please share your picks in the comments.

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Weekly Roundup of Web Design Resources

This is a real blog roundup post prepared for me by a service. It is impossible to keep up with all of the great content that exists, so I thought this round up may be a good idea, you pick and choose what is interesting to you. These posts will appear every few weeks. Your feedback is important to me, please let me know if you like this type of post.

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Your Small Business Hashtag Guide Broken Down By Days of the Week

I sometimes see people offer the advice, "don't worry about followers, they will find you". This takes me back to a philosophy I have shared with you before, "you can't date sitting on the couch". If you want followers you need to put yourself out there. There is nothing wrong with wanting to increase your followers. You are creating great content and it is awesome that your mom is your biggest fan (thanks mom!), but if you are a business or blogger in order to stay in business or keep your motivation to provide interesting content on a regular basis you want to build an audience.

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How to use Corporative Storytelling For Your Website

Today we have a guest blogger, Matt Press. While at WordCamp Boston, I heard people speaking about using storytelling to design websites. I hadn’t heard of this before and loved the idea. I had been planning a post on the topic when Matt reached out and said that he would write it for me. If a potential customer needs to choose between you and another brand often emotion sways the decision. We share how stories help make a sale.

read more

Fashion for the Web Designer

Today we explore fashion options for the web designer. If you are at all like me you spend waaaay too much time in yoga pants and stress when it comes time to meet with a client. I give you a bunch of options for a few scenarios, meeting in an office, in a coffee shop and what to wear to dress up your jeans.

read more

How to Make the Divi Featured Images Smaller on Your Blog Page

One of my most popular blog posts provides the code for making featured images smaller on the Divi Blog. I wanted to update you and let you know that there is a premium plugin which solves this in just a click. KK Divi Blogger which offers you four layouts with eight different image sizes that you can use. It includes options for the grid module if that is your desired look.

Thank you for reading!

read more

Summer Reading

My apologies, a few of you reached out to tell me that you weren’t able to open my email. Here’s to round 2, a redo. My round of up business + fiction that I am reading, have read or is in the Eileen queue for summer reading. I love a good book so please share your picks in the comments.

read more

Weekly Roundup of Web Design Resources

This is a real blog roundup post prepared for me by a service. It is impossible to keep up with all of the great content that exists, so I thought this round up may be a good idea, you pick and choose what is interesting to you. These posts will appear every few weeks. Your feedback is important to me, please let me know if you like this type of post.

read more

Your Small Business Hashtag Guide Broken Down By Days of the Week

I sometimes see people offer the advice, “don’t worry about followers, they will find you”. This takes me back to a philosophy I have shared with you before, “you can’t date sitting on the couch”. If you want followers you need to put yourself out there.

There is nothing wrong with wanting to increase your followers. You are creating great content and it is awesome that your mom is your biggest fan (thanks mom!), but if you are a business or blogger in order to stay in business or keep your motivation to provide interesting content on a regular basis you want to build an audience.

read more

Monetize Your Website / Blog

I recently published this on ElegantMarketplace, but I thought that the content was perfect for my readers, so I thank you if you read EMP, and hope you enjoy if you are a follower here.

One of my favorite things is working with clients to develop and launch their blogs. For many people a blog is a hobby in other cases people pay their mortgages with income from their blog. Or maybe you would be happy to earn enough to buy a dinner out now and again. Listen, we all need to eat and pay our phone bill, so their is no shame in wanting to monetize, so let’s explore some ways to make that happen.

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