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“Nela was fabulous to work with! Somehow, she was able to take my vague guidance and turn it into an image that was not only exactly what I had in mind, but was even better than anything I could have imagined! I was blown away at her creativity.”

Nadia Setzer

Owner of Wild Woman Journeys

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The ways I've changed in 2 years of freelancing

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September 1st was the second anniversary of me going out on my own and becoming a full time freelancer. On occasions like this, bloggers usually write recap posts where they share about how their business has grown, the goals they've achieved, how much money they’ve made and what their newsletter list growth was like... If you've been paying attention, you know that's not the real focus of this blog. I'm not living a six figure dream working 4 hours a day. I don't have an Amazon bestseller, or a course hundreds of people have gone through. But there are other things I value, that have improved so much in the past 2 years, and that's what I want to talk about. Read more...

Is your business a bargain bin brand?

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Have you ever stopped to analyze your brand objectively? And if so, what have you found?
Most business owners have no idea what their brand actually means for their bottom line. Nobody told them how people respond to design, and about the power of the first impression. In this article I wrote what I want business owners to know, and hope that with this knowledge, you will be equipped to make a decision that's best for you and your business (whether that means working with a brand designer or not). Read more...

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