Category: business


Top 10 blog + biz tools

Top 10 blog + biz tools

  Since starting my blog and biz I’ve used and tested a whole bucket full of tools. I like to keep things as simple as possible. When I look for tools to automate business tasks, work on creative projects or just manage my day-to-day, I want something that’s user-friendly and cost-effective. Here are the top 10 I find most helpful and that I use on a daily basis.   Some of the links you find in this post are affiliate links to tools and products I use myself and can honestly recommend. I appreciate if you purchase through these links because it makes running this blog and creating awesome stuff for you possible.   10 blog + biz tools I use every day Click To […]


Why you need a blog for your biz

Why you need a blog for your biz

  Blogging is no longer just a hobby for people who want to share their opinion with the world. Most businesses can be found online. Their website is their home base. A place where people come to find out more about a business. A place where followers can be converted into customers. A blog is, therefore, a tool for brands to market their business online.   Blogging = content marketing: How blogging will help your biz to grow Click To Tweet   What blogging can do for your business?   Blogging is time-consuming. We don’t need to lie about this. But on the other hand, it’s the cheapest form of marketing. The cost to run a blog is low, the return, however, is high. If […]


These 5 books will improve your copywriting

These 5 books will improve your copywriting

  We write all day. A quick tweet here, an email response there, blog posts and sales pages. If we want to or not, we are all writers. Content is actually one of the most important aspects of our businesses (if not the most important). As a designer, I must tell you, if your copy sucks, there’s no way you can hide that by making it look nice. In every design process, copy comes first. It the starting point. If you want to find out how you can improve your copywriting instantly, here are 5 books that will help you + reading is also a good way to write better.   ***Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. I only link to […]


How to backup your files

How to backup your files

    Everybody knows, all hell breaks loose when your computer doesn’t work. Suddenly, your carefully planned out day is turned upside down and becomes an emotional rollercoaster. Let’s be honest, this happens to every one of us and while it will always be a difficult thing to handle, you can keep calm if you have a system in place to backup your files. To save and backup my files I use a 3-part system. Why you need a system to backup your files Click To Tweet   The advantages of a backup system   Be organized: know where everything is Be save: file storage in three places = triples safety Be independent: access files from everywhere Be quick: access files easily from several devices […]


What does a logo cost?

What does a logo cost?

The ugly but necessary truth Taylor is launching her one-woman business. A lot of work is involved in opening a business and a lot of money flows into the process. But it’s also very exciting. Every day brings her one step closer to her dream. Now is the time to make decisions. Decisions that will determine the success of her business. Taylor doesn’t want to make any mistakes. She came up with a name for her business a long time ago when everything was just an idea she was toying with, too afraid to take her dream serious yet, because, what if she would fail? The next step now is to create a logo. But how to go about if you have no experience in […]