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WordPress vs Squarespace: Which is better?
WordPress and Squarespace are two of the most popular website platforms out there. Each has its pros and cons, and many website experts have strong opinions about which platform is better than the other. If you're looking to create a new blog or website for your...
How to launch your website in 6 steps
Launching a website is one of the most exciting yet potentially overwhelming aspects of running your business. No matter the size or scale of your website, it’s crucial that you create something that attracts potential clients, informs them about your brand, and...
5 key branding mistakes to avoid
Getting branding right for your small business is more important than ever. With such a hugely populated market, small businesses must stand out amongst a dense crowd while creating their own unique online space. With just 7 seconds to make an impression online, your...
Blogging for SEO: How to write posts that rank on Google
If you've been following my content for a while, you may know that I'm a huge proponent of blogging for SEO, or search engine optimization. In fact, SEO writing is currently the only marketing strategy that I consistently rely on to grow my email list and attract new...
How to create a client experience that will get you return customers
Would you rather consistently sell to the same loyal client, or focus entirely on new clients for each new product, launch, or session? This is an important question that you will have to ask and answer for yourself as you delve into the entrepreneurial world....
What is a lead magnet and why should you create one?
Fifty percent of marketers who use a lead magnet have reported a higher conversion rate. From this statistic alone, it is clear that a lead magnet is a powerful way to attract new clients and get their contact information. But, for many new business owners, there is...
Which WordPress hosting service should you choose?
Choosing the right WordPress hosting service for your website can be tough, but it's important to get right. The quality of your web host can impact your website's SEO, user experience, and sales. Fortunately, there are many hosting companies out there today that...
How to create a timeless brand
One of the recurring themes of the design work I do for my clients is the pursuit of timeless branding. Most business owners desire to build a lasting, sustainable brand that will stay relevant for years to come--that goes without saying. This puts a lot of pressure...
How (and why) to start blogging for your business
Are you thinking about starting a blog for your business but not sure where to begin? You're in the right place. Starting a blog is one of the best things I ever did for my branding and web design business. My blog currently brings my website about 6,000 monthly...
Meet the BLOGGER
Hi, I'm Steph! I'm the owner and wearer-of-many-hats of Steph Corrigan Design, a boutique creative studio specializing in strategic branding and web design for small businesses.
I’m here to break down everything you’ve been wondering about when it comes to starting and scaling an online business in the most aligned way possible. From branding basics to tried-and-true marketing strategies, you’ll get my unfiltered thoughts and advice on how to make your brand stand out.
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