What To Do if You're in a Business or Life Slump (Plus a Free Gratitude Sheet Printable!)

After a few heartbreaks and challenges over the years, I’ve really narrowed down how to determine if I’m in a slump both personally and professionally, and how to get out of it in the best possible way.

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Website Showcase: La Rousse Salon

La Rousse Salon + Spa is Oxford, Mississippi's premiere salon and spa, and ranked as one of the top 100 salons in the nation by Elle Magazine. These ladies know what they're doing, and to be quite honest, kicking total ass at hair, styling and everything in between.

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My 3 Favorite Contracts For Designers

When people ask for advice about how I handle a client problem, I always ask “What does your contract say?” It’s so crucial to be upfront and communicative when starting a relationship with a client, but you have to have everything on paper to refer back to.

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How to Provide Designers with Good Feedback (And Stay on Schedule!)

When I was younger, I would take personal offense to my work being critiqued because, well, we all know how much blood, sweat and tears go into a passion project. Now that I’m older (and maybe a hint wiser) it’s easier to see the feedback process as more of a connection with the client, as well as a learning opportunity and ultimately creating a project that they love.

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The Best Email Marketing Platforms for Small Businesses

People need to know that you’re in your business for the long haul. Whether you have a service or product, it’s important to get in front of the eyes of the people you want to work with so that you will be top of mind when they need it, and email marketing is the perfect way to do this.

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Website Showcase: Chrissy Rose Photography

Chrissy Rose Photography is a Milwaukee-based Boudoir and Personal Branding photography business with a mission to show off the kickass and strong woman that you are.

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Website Showcase: The Spritz Project

With a bright, citrus-like color palette and feminine and approachable, typography, a logo and brand was built! Since the premise of this website is blog-based, we made sure to highlight her recent posts and included a sidebar for easy blog navigation.

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Enter to win a FREE Squarespace Template!

Hey business owners looking for a new website—I've got the perfect giveaway for you ‼️I've teamed up with my friend Chelsea from 23&9 Creative to give away one of her amazing Squarespace Templates FO FREE! (That's a $225 value!)

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A Peek Into The Busy Bee Team: Chelsea Kardokus

Take a peek behind the scenes here at The Busy Bee, where there are hands helping in all facets of the business! Today we’re sitting down with Chelsea Kardokus, owner of 23&9 Creative and a co-designer for The Busy Bee.

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Where To Start When You DIY Your Own Squarespace Website

I’ve spent a lot of time on Google and Pinterest finding Squarespace templates that I love and have rounded up my favorite places to find them on my resources page just for you, but I’ve listed even more right here in this post!

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Website Showcase: Sarah Misicka

Sarah Misicka's mission is to empower women to create a lifestyle that supports her ideal life. Working with Sarah was like working with a friend — this boss babe may come from a small town Wisconsin but she loves to drive and make her own adventures.

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My Step-By-Step Guide on How to DIY Your Website in Squarespace

Sometimes funds or timeline don’t necessarily line up with hiring a Squarespace designer to make your website dreams happen for you Ready to DIY your website? Rock on, girlfriend. I’ve put together a quick and dirty 3-step process on how to get started.

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