Holiday Landing Page Idea

It’s that time of year again!Â đŸŽ…đŸ»đŸŽ„Â If you have an online or brick and mortar shop and are struggling for ideas for a holiday promotion, I have a great one for you. A holiday landing page with 12 days of surprises! This is a page I made for a client that ran a “12 Days of Surprises” promotion before Christmas. This was a great way to give a gift, coupon or special discount each day during…

Custom Business Web Design

A Custom Business Web Design is so important for so many reasons. I don’t need to tell you that. We all know a business website helps you get found on Google when your places page is set up and you link to your website. But there are many ways you can make your website better. A website can be optimized for faster loading times and made responsive with a mobile friendly theme. One BIG tip…

DIY Lilo & Stitch Costume

With April 30th passing recently, it reminded me it’s the half-way point to Halloween! One of my favorite times of year! I have a special tutorial to share with you.  I’ll show you how to make a DIY Lilo & Stitch Costume. I made my daughter K a SUPER cute Lilo and Stitch costume last Halloween and it was a super success! We always wait until the last weekend or minute to make or buy a costume.…

Custom Boutique Illustrations and Graphics

Custom Boutique Illustrations and Graphics can add a touch of cuteness and fun to any website or social media post. I offer custom packaging illustrations, character illustrations, animals, essential oil bottles and more. I have been drawing cute characters since 2008 and have loved every moment of it. I was one of the original cute boutique illustrators. When my business first started back in 2007, it was called Sweet Boutique Design. I have since changed my business…

12 Days of Christmas Landing Page Ideas

There are 15 days until Christmas and that means there’s still time to make a holiday marketing plan. My previous client campaigns to promote your items to your customers are a great resource! The Twelve Days of Christmas campaign 2012 for Paula & Chlo was so fun and colorful! I helped her come up with the best products to promote and how to present them for each one of the daily deals. There were also coordinating email…

New Boutique Website for Beau & Stella

Marcie from Beau & Stella came to me with a shop that she had on Big Cartel. She needed a more robust platform with more control over her site. I developed a responsive theme for Magento that was lightweight and had all the features she needed.

Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?

Starting April 21st, 2015 Google will be rolling out their next algorithm update and it’s a very important one. They will be using mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This will have a HUGE impact on search results for your website.

Facebook Call to Action Button

Did you notice something new on your Facebook business page?? There’s a new option to add a call to action button. It’s a great way to drive people from Facebook to take actions that are important to your business like booking appointments at your salon or shopping now at your eCommerce website. The seven calls to action available are: Book Now Contact Us Use App Play Game Shop Now Sign Up Watch Video To add…

How to Calculate Retail Sales Goals

Whether you’re an online retailer or you have a brick and mortar shop, figuring your daily sales goals is a must. This is an easy way to track what your daily sales are and compare it with your sales from last year. If you don’t have sales from the previous year, then you only need to figure how close (above or below) you are to your weekly goals. I’m assuming that you’ve already figured out…