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Posts by Katie O'Brien

Web Design for Virtual Marketing Officer, Casey Gromer

“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 wanted. But Katie…

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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 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 below to enlarge…

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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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How to Best Optimize Images for your WordPress Website

I just started on a brand new redesign for a client. She’s got a smokin’ hot new logo and branding (from my go-to-gal Meghan Turner Design Studios) and some fresh copy. Basically, her whole site is getting torn down and built back up in the best possible way! Except for her blog posts. She’s written some…

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Why Everyone Really Loves Danielle LaPorte’s Website

Sometimes things are just so beautiful that we want to duplicate them. Ya know, replicate them and then call them our own? Websites fall victim to this a lot. Especially gorgeous websites from those we admire. But it’s pretty illegal and downright crummy to copy a designer’s work. Danielle LaPorte’s website is usually at the…

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Monthly Maintenance To-Dos for Your WordPress Website

Just as you’d take your car in for its routine oil change and take yourself to the dentist for a cleaning… your website needs regular maintenance, too. This is something you can hire out to your designer or developer or something you can take care of yourself if you’re committed to remembering. Keeping your site…

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How to Setup a PayPal Button and Add it to your Website

Have you ever wondered how people get paid from their website? This short tutorial shows you how you can easily add a button to your website that allows your clients to instantly send you money and pay for your services. Go to your PayPal Account Click Tools Click + Open PayPal Buttons Click Create new…

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How to Create an Outline for Your Website

When I first meet with clients during a strategy session, one of my top priorities is to understand the basic outline of their site. Understanding the basic outline and user flow of your site is just as important as a classy new design. If you’re DIYing, this step can be taken on your own… but…

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