The process of preparing for your website, as in many other areas of life, is severely underrated. Preparation can make or break your experience of building a website. It can mean the difference between a smooth process and a headache-inducing one, between timeously met deadlines and (very) late nights, between an excellent, well-tested end product and a rush job. Many people don't prepare for their website build, either because they don't know that they can prepare (believe it or not!), or because they don't know how to prepare effectively. Here are six ways that you can prepare for your Squarespace website build.
Imagine your Instagram feed is an ongoing art exhibition, where you are responsible for choosing the best content to provide your visitors with an enjoyable experience. That is, in essence, what it means to 'curate' your feed.
In a recent post, I talked about 11 steps you can take to DIY your very own Pinterest graphics. Although I love great stock photography, I find it can either be overdone, or really expensive, which is why I thought it would be a good idea to chat about how straightforward it can be to come up with your own original visual content.
I enrolled for Melyssa Griffin's 7 day "Triple Your Traffic Challenge" email course, the aim of which is increase your Pinterest traffic through practical changes to your account. As a prolific Pinterester (is that a word?) that's where I find a lot of inspiration for crafty DIY projects. And although I've been aware it can be useful for business, I haven't been super clued up about how exactly to do that.
Her short email course has really helped set me on the right path, so I thought I'd share 10 things I learned about Pinterest in the hopes that it might help you too.