Posts by Katie O'Brien

How to Update a Plugin in WordPress

It’s important to always keep your plugins updated in your WordPress website. Watch the video above for a short tutorial or follow the directions below: Log in to your WordPress Dashboard Click Plugins Under the outdated plugin click the View version details link to see what the update includes Before making any updates be sure…

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Web Design for Creativity Coach, Karen Powell

“I had specific ideas of how I wanted my website to look and feel, but I didn’t want to spend the time learning how to do it myself. When I first considered working with Katie I had a couple of hesitations initially: a feeling that the price was a little high, and not sure if our…

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A Simple Overview of the WordPress Dashboard

If you’re brand new to the world of WordPress, this tutorial is for you. In this article (+post) I walk through each section of the standard administrative console and WordPress dashboard. You’ll most likely be spending most of your time under the following sections Posts, Media, Pages or Appearance but here is a general overview…

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How to Create a Sales Page (without Leadpages)

Click here to enroll in the free DIY course A common misconception in the world of online entrepreneurs is you have to have Leadpages to build beautiful, easy-to-use sales pages. But that’s not the case. I don’t have anything against Leadpages, they’re just not my favorite when it comes to building sales pages. I use the…

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Web Design for Virtual Marketing Officer, Casey Gromer

The Before Shot “Katie came highly recommended and now I’m another who highly recommends her. I really appreciated her professionalism, her well-constructed process and the skills she has to envision exactly what I was looking for. I was so worried that once my words were put in {the design}, it would not be the affect I…

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How to Get Started with MailChimp

  I’ve used MailChimp, and only MailChimp, since 2011. It completely satisfied everything I needed for my previous coaching business and definitely holds it’s own in my web design business. I guess, let me back up… I’ve used MailChimp (and only MailChimp) for my business. I’ve worked with several design clients who use ConvertKit, OntraPort,…

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How to Give Feedback to your Web Designer

One of the key steps in getting the EXACT website you’ve been dreaming about is having the ability to share effective feedback with your web designer. While this list was intended to help my clients give me their feedback, this is a helpful resource for anyone working with any type of designer. So let’s jump…

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Web Design for Energy Coach, Stacy Dorius

The Before Shot “Katie has a warm, inviting professionalism that comes packaged with the expertise to create a “make me shine” website.From start to finish I felt heard, understood and supported.Creating a website can be daunting for a business owner. Katie helped me see the big picture while keeping on-track with all the details by…

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Web Design Project for Meditation Teacher, Kelli Douglas

The Before Shot “The site is beautiful. Katie has a clean and simple design style, which I appreciated. The whole project was finished in a timely manner. I love that the website is so different than the others in my industry. It’s simple but with a personality.” Kelli Douglas, The Meditation Class Click the images…

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Website Design for doTERRA Diamond Wellness Advocate, Lisa Wilson

“I loved the beautiful, clean results of the site. I knew Katie was the right person as soon as I saw her work.I appreciated Katie’s dedication to the project and commitment to deliver a website that truly conveyed my personality and brand. Katie was patient and continued to work with me until we got the style…

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