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Designing an email newsletter in 2023

Email is still the best marketing platform, but are you catering to a 2023 audience? Here are tips for designing an email newsletter your readers will look forward to opening. As a long-time internet creator, I feel I’m constantly defending the original platforms. Blogging isn’t dead! Bring back the old Instagram! Email marketing still rules! […]

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Many people decorate their homes for fall, but do you style your content to fit the season? In this post, you’ll find three fall aesthetics to strengthen your brand and help you reach the right audience. The people of the internet do not like to agree on anything. But during one magical season every year, […]

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In this post, you’ll find eight creative content ideas for Fall to use in blog posts, emails, opt-ins, social media, and more. Nobody loves Fall more than the internet. Except maybe Starbucks.  As I write this in the month of August and think about the current vibe on Instagram and TikTok, it feels a lot […]

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A modern maker with a classic approach to design.

An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

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