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Design It Please Turns 5!

Design It Please Turns 5!

Hello 2020! Hello clients, contractors, and friends! Today is a big day, and for this big day, I've recorded a little video. Enjoy and thank you!

International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRUkUs-ggR7/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheetToday is International Women’s Day, and Berlin has declared it a holiday. I find that pretty incredible. Now, every man who has the day off work gets to thank women. And every...

WPEngine is the Most Wonderful Web Host Ever

WPEngine is the Most Wonderful Web Host Ever

Yes, I am a huge fan of WPEngine - and this is not something I say lightly. It’s the one provider I can unequivocally, 100% gush over because not only do I rate them as the top managed Wordpress website hosting company out of all the ones I’ve tried over 12 years as a...

What US small businesses need to know about GDPR

What US small businesses need to know about GDPR

Many US small businesses may not have heard of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), let alone realize that it is something that can affect them even though they’re based outside of Europe. But later this month, major changes in data...

My First Month as a Digital Nomad

My First Month as a Digital Nomad

Today marks four weeks in Buenos Aires as a digital nomad, but because January is one of those rogue months with five weeks in it, I shouldn’t really call it my one month anniversary, but I’m going to anyway. You might be wondering how has my first month as a digital...

My Remote Year: Why I’m Becoming a Digital Nomad

My Remote Year: Why I’m Becoming a Digital Nomad

2017 is the year I fulfill a lifelong dream: living abroad. I didn't know how or when it would happen, but I knew I wanted it to. Owning a web design business allows me the opportunity to work from anywhere, to be a digital nomad. Beginning in January, I have decided...

9 Things I Learned in My First Year of Business

9 Things I Learned in My First Year of Business

The first year of business is like the first year of marriage: lots of excitement; lots of learning. Starting an Austin web design company is competitive, but that also means I’m also surrounded by mentors. There’s no one way to start your own company; it’s going to...

Design It Please Turns One!

Design It Please Turns One!

Design It Please turned one in February. To celebrate, I teamed up with C3Nami, a fellow Orange Coworking business who also turned one, and we toasted our first years. Thank you to everyone who made this possible! And a big thank you to Aviary Lounge for hosting us...

Officially Presenting Design It Please!

Officially Presenting Design It Please!

I feel a bit like Rory Gilmore today as I officially unveil the new Design It Please website. Design It Please has been a dream in my head for the past few years. I've worked for people who have inspired me to be a leader and solopreneur by showing me what it means to...

Seeking GD or WD

No, I'm not talking about a guard dog or wonder drug. I'm talking about a graphic design or web design job! As one of the thousands of designers laid off due to the recession, I'm taking to the streets (and the web) and looking for work. A to-do list is always handy...

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