Design Pet Peeves

I’ve been a designer for a long time now. Naturally, during the course of that time I see business owners make the same missteps over and over again, some of which bother me intensely. These have resulted in this design pet peeves list. But, don’t fear! I’m never one to come in hot without adding […]

January 15, 2020

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2019 Inquiries and Conversion Rates

Continuing in the vein of sharing from 2019, I thought I’d go a bit deeper by into the business analytics. Today I’m sharing 2019 inquiries and conversation rates and what I’ve learned from that process. In 2019, I had 42 inquiries and 12 bookings (one of those for 2020). That’s a conversion rate of 28.5%, […]

January 1, 2020

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2020 Goals & Plans

Earlier this month I posted on Instagram about being overwhelmed at the thought of even planning for 2020. I reached out to a close business friend, Stefani from December Oak (my web partner) and we decided to plan together. So, we cleared a day to hop on a video call and plan together. Stefani is […]

December 30, 2019

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What did and did not work in 2019

Yep, it’s the end of the year so it’s time for all of the reflection blogs, and I’m included in that. Through this, I’ll be sharing what did and did not work in 2019 for Rhema Design Co. What did work: Honing in on my process and getting really clear on what my brand design […]

December 18, 2019

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An Instagram Experiment: Daily Posting

A month or so ago I had a wild idea. I launched my new website back in September and decided I wanted to post every day for 30 days to correlate with my new site launch. I wanted to do this basically just to see what would happen. It was a crazy idea because I […]

November 6, 2019

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10 Tips for Starting Your Own Creative Business

If you’re reading this blog, then it’s likely you’re interested in starting your own creative business. If that’s you, then YAY! That’s so exciting. I wrote recently on my blog and on Instagram sharing my struggles with business and how dang hard this thing really is. To balance that, I’d like to share some tips […]

July 17, 2019

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Skillshare Course: Brand Strategy

I’m so excited to announce the launch of my Skillshare class. Skillshare is an online learning community with educational videos on anything from floral design to UI / UX, and baking. Now, you can find my course on the Brand Strategy Process among the wonderful videos on Skillshare. When Skillshare opened up a workshop on course creation, […]

July 10, 2019

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Entrepreneurship Isn’t Easy. Let’s Demystify It.

Entrepreneurship Isn’t Easy. Recently I received a DM on Instagram from a fellow designer asking how I handle the slow periods. My first thought; ‘why on earth is she asking ME’. I realized I’m misrepresenting myself online. I love what I do, my clients, and this life. But it’s not easy. So I think it’s time […]

June 26, 2019

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Would You Rather be Right or Kind?

Have you ever experienced a situation where you just had to prove yourself right? In the meantime, you may have been harmful, or at minimum not helpful. I’ve been there. You have to ask yourself; ‘Would you rather be right or kind?’ Honestly I’m scared about this post, because it’s a bit vulnerable and shows […]

June 19, 2019

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How to Give Feedback to Your Designer

You’ve chosen a Brand Designer and received your initial concepts. How exciting! Now, what next? Typically the next step in the process is to give your designer feedback on the concepts and you’ll refine until the brand is perfect. You should expect specific questions from your designer on how to provide the most effective feedback. […]

June 12, 2019

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