Is Your Opt-In Doing Good Stuff For Your Brand?

How to know when it's time to update your opt-in

What is your newsletter opt-in doing for your brand? For today, I’m not going to talk about all of the ins and outs and why’s and how come’s for having a great opt-in for your website. Bottom line – it’s smart business to build up your mailing list and having an irresistible opt-in is one…

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Give Your Pinterest Account A Brand Makeover

Let’s finish up getting your Pinterest account all spruced up. The past two days, we’ve looked at the bigger picture – coming up with a game plan for your Pinterest page, and I showed you how to create custom board covers so that your page will look VERY on brand and gorgeous. Today, we’ll address…

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How To Create A Custom Pinterest Board Cover For Your Brand

How to create custom pinterest board covers

Note:  this post was created in 2016 – so some of the dimensions below might not be current.  I quick google of “pinterest board cover dimensions – year” should do the trick for ya!  😉  How to have your brand stand out on Pinterest On Pinterest, you can’t create a big cover image/graphic to show…

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How To Really Show Off Your Brand On Pinterest

Pinterest is a great way to reinforce and build up your brand. You may or you may not be on Pinterest and if this social media platform holds no interest for you – then just skip over this challenge (and the next few coming the rest of this week). But, if you ARE on pinterest…

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Create A Blog Post Image Template For Your Brand

Note – this was written for my old blog, so the graphics you see here don’t match this new website  (in case you’re confused) – don’t worry, the tutorial still applies to YOUR business 🙂 Create a template for your blog post images. This is a super smart thing for you to do – it…

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Give Your Blog Sidebar An Update

Give your blog sidebar and update

When was the last time your checked out your own blog sidebar? This is for sure one of those things that we tend to “set it and forget it.” It’s a place I often see with out of date offers, too much clutter, or an outdated message or vibe happening. For today’s challenge: go check out…

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How To Add A Custom Email Signature In Gmail

Do you have your brand in your email signature? It may seem like a small, silly thing – but think about how many emails you send every day? Why not use that as an opportunity to get your message out there and keep building up your brand? I don’t think your email signature has to be…

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How To Make Sure Instagram Is Really Showcasing Your Brand

How to make sure your instagram in on brand

Time to give your Instagram a refresh! I’ve spent the past 2 days talking about Instagram – coming up with a clear game plan and taking better photos to use on Instagram or elsewhere. Today, the brand challenge prompt is to actually go in and update/spruce up your Insta account so that it feels more consistent with your brand story.…

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Tips For Taking Better Brand Photos To Share On Instagram

You’re going to need images for your brand! It’s a visual world out there and people want to SEE your brand, just as much (if not more) than they want to read about it. And, I know that many of you don’t have the luxury of hiring out a photographer to create your own custom…

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Instagram is a great way to tell your brand story

Branding Your Instagram Guess what? I’m not going to talk about how to use instagram to market and promote your business, or how to gain followers or how to turn those people into paying customers. Bummer, right? I know..  But, there are awesome people out there who are true insta expers (like Hilary Rushford, who has a…

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