Do You REALLY Need to Hire a Designer for Your Blog?

It's really beneficial to hire a designer for your blog. But is it necessary? Let's look at all of the options before deciding if you should hire a designer. (Plus, score your FREE ebook template!) Click through for all of the details!

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Working with a designer is awesome. You get all kinds of ideas for branding and content upgrades that you never could have thought of on your own.

But the downside is the cost. It can get expensive to work with a designer.

I know this because I am one. I work with clients to build a brand and create templates for images and content upgrades. It’s a ton of fun, but the cost can add up quickly.

So, it’s time to face the facts: do you really need to hire a designer to work on your blog?

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How to Organize Your Blog Files So You Never Lose a File Again

Organization is key to productivity. So, how can we organize your blog files so you never lose a file again? It's actually easy! Click through for the instructions.

Organization is a key part of productivity. After all, if you can’t find anything, it’s going to take a while to get things done.

That’s why I’m always super strict about my file organization. Whether it’s for work, my blog, or my personal life, my files always have to have some sort of organization.

So how can we ensure you’ll never lose a file again and always know where to look? Here’s how to organize your blog files.

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How (and why!) to Clean Out Your Email List

You've worked hard to grow your email list. Now it's time to.... remove people? That's right! It's super important to clean out your email list regularly. Here's why, complete with step-by-step instructions on how to do it in Mailchimp!

I, like many others (yourself included, I’m sure) love seeing my email list numbers grow. I’ll get random emails from Mailchimp saying one or two people subscribed to my email list and it doesn’t seem like a big deal… until I realize I’ve got about 100 more subscribers than I expected!

Talk about an awesome feeling, right?

And yet, every four months or so, I go through my email list and clean it out. I find subscribers who aren’t opening my emails and unsubscribe them from my email list.

Say what?!

Here’s why it’s a good habit to get into, and how you can clean out your email list as well!

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What is Femmephobia? (and How Does It Impact Your Business?)

Femmephobia can be a big problem for small business owners. But what is it, and how is it impacting your business?

One of my favorite things about blogging and online business is how many women are empowered to run their own small businesses.

In fact, most of the blogs I read are written by women. And at my monthly blogging meetup, almost all of the attendees are female.

It’s awesome! And so encouraging to see how many women are rocking their businesses.

However, as women, there’s one thing we need to keep in mind when running our businesses, especially online: femmephobia.

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