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7 easy ways to improve SEO on your website

7 easy ways to improve SEO on your website

There are many things you can do to improve SEO on your site and get more organic search traffic. In this post, we'll cover 7 easy SEO techniques you can implement right away. No code or complex strategies required! P.S. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a handy...

How to create a homepage that converts

How to create a homepage that converts

Your homepage is critical online real estate for your business. It's all the most important features of your brand summarized onto one page--who you are, what you do, and who you serve. A homepage that converts is strategically designed and written to encourage your...

15 free feminine stock photos for female entrepreneurs

15 free feminine stock photos for female entrepreneurs

As a web designer, I spend a lot of time poring through stock images, both for my clients and for my own business. Since a lot of my clients are female entrepreneurs, I'm often searching for feminine stock photos to complement their brand. The eye is naturally drawn...

Website Launch Checklist: 7 Things To Do Before Launching

Website Launch Checklist: 7 Things To Do Before Launching

Your new website is finally complete after hours of blood, sweat, and tears (okay, hopefully not!) and you just can't wait to launch it to the world. Congratulations on hitting this major milestone in your business! But not so fast. If you have a solid launch strategy...

7 things to do before hiring a web designer

7 things to do before hiring a web designer

You have a brilliant business idea, you've created a plan, packaged your goods or services, and are ready to move on the logical next step--hiring a web designer. Or are you? Web design is a big investment, both in time and money, so it's essential to step into the...

5 pages every service based business website needs

5 pages every service based business website needs

Are you a service-based business owner? If so, then you probably already know just how vital your website is to the success of your business. Even if you don't sell products, your website is your brand's virtual storefront. It's where potential clients go to learn...

Is your website outdated?

Is your website outdated?

An outdated website does your business a major disservice. More than ever, it's essential to have a website that is attractive, efficient, and user friendly. Your website is your online storefront, and you only have the blink of an eye to impress your viewers. People...

10 DIY Web Design Mistakes to Avoid

10 DIY Web Design Mistakes to Avoid

With so many different ‘build-your-own’ sites to choose from, settling on a design can be tricky. These 10 tips for your DIY web design will ensure that you skip the beginner stage and go straight to pro status! 1. Too many fonts and bad formatting Mismatching fonts...

5 essential steps in the website planning process

5 essential steps in the website planning process

An effective website planning process will set you up for success when it comes time to launch. Before you even start thinking about how your website will look, there are a few key preparatory steps to take. Having a plan in place will ensure that the creation of your...

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.

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.

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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