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August 22, 2018

As an advertising/journalism student turned ‘accidental’ charity founder, I know a thing or two about mixing brand with passion.  Outside of the “above-average” lives most people portray on Social Media,  “the rest of us” can tend to coast through life wondering if there’s more. It’s been said that most people’s greatest challenge can stem from […]

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August 9, 2018

GUEST BLOG POST BY ELIZABETH JOHNSTON & CAMERON MACBETH FROM DUBSADO   Know your process. Build your foundation.  It sounds like such a broad yet overwhelming statement. We hear from our customers all the time that they don’t know their process and ask if we have any templates. Or they will say that they want […]

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July 17, 2018

Get ready to learn 3 outside-the-box tips for upping your branding game from guest writer Kyrsten Sherwood of Copper Kettle Co Raise your hand if you’ve read that you shouldn’t have more than 3 fonts in your brand. Or that your logo needs to be unique and should communicate a million things to your audience. […]

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May 16, 2018

In this podcast interview we chat with Kellie Daab, the owner behind I Do Collective. Where she educates Wedding Professionals on running a more successful business. Join Devan and her co-host Brianne as they get to know more about Kellie and her background and don’t miss the hilarious facts at the end. Be sure to […]

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May 15, 2018

As a graphic and user experience designer I personally (it’s Devan, btw) am so incredibly excited to have Mr. Ben Burns joining us in Portland! He works at Blind in Los Angeles where Ben is the Digital Director for the agency. He also helps with their YouTube channel The Futur hosted by Chris Do, where Ben will […]

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February 19, 2018

Name: Cheryl Sutherland Business Name: PleaseNotes Industry: Personal Development Website: Social Handles: Instagram: @Please_Notes Facebook: Twitter: @please_notes   Cheryl Sutherland is the Founder of PleaseNotes, a for-purpose company of affirmation-filled products. Creator Cheryl felt restless and underwhelmed at her 9 to 5. After spending over 1400 hours in learning and facilitating personal development, […]

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November 13, 2017

November is a time of year that we as individuals (and creative entrepreneurs) start to reflect and realize all that we are thankful for. Although, in our line of work, we don’t think thanks have to be saved until a certain time of year. Thankfulness and appreciation can be reciprocated and shared all year long. […]

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October 31, 2017

We’ve all been there. You meet someone new at a networking event, they hand you their business card, and it’s beautiful. You’re envious of the textured paper and embossed text (so much so that you feel embarrassed handing out your own self-designed card). This is just the initial impact good branding can have on a […]

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October 19, 2017

Nazanin is a lover of all things tea! She has a blog where she makes amazing recipes and takes beauitful photos of her creating these tea related treats and more. She also is a handletterer and illustrator and has a online shop where you can buy adorable tea related merchandise. Tea Thoughts was born out of […]

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October 18, 2017

Let’s make Google Analytics less scary: 5 things you should be paying attention to! Even though most of us creatives hear the word “analytics” and our eyes start to roll back into our head and we begin to have visions of nerdy teachers with pocket protectors droning on and on about statistical relevance and bell […]

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