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I hate Mailchimp

I hate Mailchimp

I hate Mailchimp. There. I've said it. I'm not usually one for hating things but after a recent foray into Mailchimp to help a lovely client migrate to MailerLite I realised that I do, in fact, hate Mailchimp. I have some very specific reasons for this which I'm going...

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Create personalised links using Pretty Links

Have you ever wondered how some people have a lovely zoom meeting link (think www.alicejennings.co.uk/meeting rather than something like this https://us02web.zoom.us/j/818387 If you have a WordPress site it's actually super easy to get this set up using a fab plugin...

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Supercharge your clipboard

Supercharge your clipboard

Copy and Paste is a super useful tool that you are hopefully familiar with. You can either use the right click on your mouse to access the copy and paste mini menu OR you can use the keyboard shortcuts of Control + C / V on Windows or Command + C / V on a Mac. But...

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Resizing Images

Can we talk about images? As I’m working through my website programme, teaching people how to build a lovely website of their own, one of the questions I get asked A LOT is what size images should be. The answer I tend to give is as small as possible but no smaller....

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3 ways to find free images

3 ways to find free images

Finding good images is something that everyone with an online presence needs to do. If you are lucky enough to have a natural flare for photography and a photogenic subject matter then you probably won't be needing stock photos but for the rest of us, we will need...

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Finding Fonts for your Business

When we think of branding the first thing we often think of is a logo or a colour but the font you use can also have a big effect on how people perceive your business. The art of creating fonts is known as typography. This is a useful thing to know because some tools...

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Chosing Your Brand Colours

In the same way that a logo can be instantly recognisable as part of your brand, the colours you use need to be the same across all areas of your business. You want your website colours to match your logo, social media headers, packaging, business cards and any other...

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3 Ways to Get A New Logo

A logo is a graphic that you use to help people recognise your brand. The most famous logos are known globally, even if the aren’t all there. Take a look at these examples as a reminder of how important a logo can be.It’s easy to get hung up on your logo when you...

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