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Blog monetization guide: How to make money blogging

Blog monetization guide: How to make money blogging

Gone are the days when blogging was just a way for writers and hobbyists to share their craft. Through a combination of different blog monetization strategies, many bloggers today earn a full-time income by creating content around a niche topic. Blogging is also a way...

4 ways to simplify your business (and why it’s important)

4 ways to simplify your business (and why it’s important)

If I had to pick one word to summarize 2023 for my business, it would be "simplify." At the beginning of the year, I finally decided that it was time to do something about the waves of burnout I'd been experiencing for the past few years. If my business continued to...

Honest Flodesk review after 3 years: Is it worth it? (2023)

Honest Flodesk review after 3 years: Is it worth it? (2023)

After three years of using Flodesk, it's about time I shared an honest review of my experience. Clearly, my experience has been positive enough for me to stick with it for so long! But what makes it so compelling, and is it the right choice for everyone? Keep reading...

5 ways to refresh your brand for the New Year

5 ways to refresh your brand for the New Year

The end of the year is the perfect time to slow down, take a step back, and think about how to breathe new life into your brand. As busy business owners, it's all too easy for us to get so caught up in the day-to-day operations that we neglect to zoom out and look at...

Benefits of hiring a website copywriter

Benefits of hiring a website copywriter

This is a guest post submitted by Krista Walsh Copywriter. For many business owners, the first time you hear the phrase “website copywriter” is the moment your website designer recommends you hire one.  And more than likely, you have some questions before immediately...

5 benefits of having a website for your small business

5 benefits of having a website for your small business

In 2020, more than 4.4 million new businesses opened in the U.S. Many of those businesses were digital-first, meaning they were tech-focused and fully online from opening day. In this new digital economy, what makes your business stand out? Not a storefront or a...

3 signs you’re ready to invest in branding photography

3 signs you’re ready to invest in branding photography

This guest post was contributed by Emily Kim Photography. As an entrepreneur, we’re all too familiar with investing in our business. There are so many areas to consider - education, legal, finance, marketing, etc. But, a question you might be asking yourself is, when...

Year in Review: Year 2 as a Full-Time Freelancer

Year in Review: Year 2 as a Full-Time Freelancer

It's been about a year since I published Year in Review: Highs and Lows of Freelancing-Full Time (in October 2019). In this vulnerable post, I shared a month-to-month breakdown of the good, the bad, and the ugly of my first year as a full-time freelance brand and web...

How to use Pinterest for business: 7 simple steps

How to use Pinterest for business: 7 simple steps

As a designer and visually minded person, I've always loved Pinterest. Before I started my design business, Pinterest was my go-to source for outfit inspiration and DIY project ideas. And while that's still true today, I eventually discovered that Pinterest wasn't...

9 branding elements every business needs

9 branding elements every business needs

When it comes to branding, there are many different elements that come into play. In fact, so many that you can quickly find your head spinning trying to figure out where to even start. In this guide, I'm breaking down the top 9 elements of a strong and cohesive brand...

5 meaningful ways to work on your business during quarantine

5 meaningful ways to work on your business during quarantine

Let me start by saying that this post is in no way intended to make light of a very serious situation. The coronavirus was dubbed a pandemic for a reason--it affects us all, in one way or another. Businesses are closing, employees are being let go, retirement funds...

Steph Corrigan Design Blogger

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 in the wedding, lifestyle and wellness industries.

I’m here to break down everything you’ve been wondering about when it comes to starting and scaling a small 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.

If you ever want to ask me a question or simply say hello, please feel free to slide into my DM's on Instagram!

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