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Affiliate Marketing for beginners – A quick crash course

To be completely honest with you I was new to affiliate marketing a little over a year ago. However, as a designer and instructor for Learn to Blog, I had almost everyone asking me about the ins and outs of how it all worked. Well folks, here is the “affiliate marketing for beginners” crash course developed from […]

How to Brand Your New Website

There is so much work that goes into creating a brand. Choices like colors, logos, graphics, fonts, social media, tone of content, web design, ect. are all ingredients in your brand. You have to have a firm grasp on the look and feel you are putting out and understand how even the smallest choice can […]

SEO for Blogging Beginners

  Let’s say you just started a website and you want to get all the settings right so that future visitors will be able to find you with ease. Applying these SEO for beginners concepts fill go a long way to help you achieve your goals online. What is SEO? SEO is an acronym standing […]

Your Options when Starting a Hosting Account

What is a Host? To use an analogy, a host is like the property where you build a house and your domain is like the address of your new house. In short, it is literally where the files that make up your website are stored. A Great Online Foundation As with any establishment, a strong foundation […]

A Beginners Journey From Idea to Working Product…

I spend a big chunk of my day chatting with business owners on how to make their website dreams a reality. We speak about setting up shopping carts, email marketing systems, content marketing strategies and ultimately how to monetize their passion or expertise. When tutoring, I start all of my clients with a simple task: Make […]

Sucessful business website design

Design and Business are two broad topics of discussion. However, they are linked in many specific ways. In todays culture where everyone is told that they are an artist and designer we find websites, logo, advertisements and general branding that almost causes pain to look at or have to interact with. This is why your […]

Designing Websites For Learn to Blog

  Working with a diverse group of passionate entrepreneurs can be fun and demanding. These people come to me with a vision of what they want to achieve and I work with them to make it happen. At Learn to Blog, I was brought in to create a design side of the business. I was […]

First Job as a Professional Designer

  After I graduated College I moved to Phoenix, AZ to start my career as a designer. For several months I was working as a Server/ Bartender At Olive Garden in Mesa, AZ before I interviewed at Apartment Guide for an Asst. Art Director position. I am pretty sure I couldn’t articulate then how amazing […]

Designing Logos for Learn to Blog Clients

  Part of what I do for Learn to Blog these days is create simple text logos for the design clients. We have a design questionnaire that establishes if the client has a favorite font, color scheme and if they admire another logo as reference. Once I have all this information I begin to compose […]

Working for your portfolio

It’s difficult to get started as a designer. Sometimes you have to work for very little or nothing. Regardless of the amount you are charging for your work, all designers usually get at least 2 things out of each completed project.